Westfield World Trade Center and Tribeca will be bringing a new outdoor series to downtown Manhattan for FREE in a welcoming open-air setting overlooking the Oculus and Lower Manhattan cityscape. The films will screen the first Friday and Saturday of every month from June through October. Eataly at Westfield World Trade Center will feature a limited dinner menu. Beer and Wine will be available from Beer Table and Pure Liquid Wine and Spirits.
Date: First Friday and Saturday of every month
July 7th – Serendipty
July 8th – Night at the Museum
Summer is officially here and one of the best resources New Yorker’s have to stay cool is access to water features at local playgrounds. We have curated a list of some of our favorite downtown playgrounds and parks with water, to ensure kids of all ages stay cool this summer. Check out some of our favorite splash pads in Lower Manhattan.
FiDi Families Insiders: Always travel with a bathing suit, you never know when you’ll discover a secret hideaway with a sprinkler or fountain!
Designed by famous architect David Rockwell, Imagination Playground is filled with oversize foam blue blocks that allows them to build and create whatever they can come with. With a large sand pit and enclosed tunnel slide, the playground also offers a great sized water play area and a deck lined with umbrellas to provide some much needed shade!
CANCELED DUE TO RAIN!
NYC & Company, the tourism bureau for the City of New York just recently announced that they are continuing their Family Ambassador program with Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Each turtle has his own itinerary to follow in NYC based on his personality. Visit their website HERE for family-friendly itineraries. For instance, Donatello loves the Hayden Planetarium and Michelangelo loves NYC pizza and the Statue of Liberty.
Tonight, the Turtles will be making an appearance at the home opener of the Staten Island Yankees for in-game elements including throwing out the first pitch.
You won’t want to miss out on this exciting opportunity!
Singer/songwriter Terre Roche leads a weekly singing program with the beautiful backdrop of the setting sun in the NY Harbor. Whether you are a beginner or advanced, the singing circle is perfect for mellow melodies and healthy harmonizing.
Date: Friday, June 16th and June 30th
Time: 7p – 8:30p
Location: 20 Battery Place – Wagner Park
Age(s): All ages welcome
For more information, please visit their website HERE
In this special pop-up workshop, you and your baby will spend the morning with Dr. Lisa Ecklund-Flores, exploring music and movement together in an immersive educational environment.
Lisa Ecklund-Flores holds a Ph.D in Developmental Psychology from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She received her Dalcroze Teachers License in 1987 from the Dalcroze School of Music in NYC under Dr. Hilda Schuster. In addition to founding, directing and teaching at Church Street School Lisa is an educational consultant for the show Blues Clues and is also a professor at Mercy College and research scientist at New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Date: Thursday, June 15th
Time: 9:00a – 10:20a
Location: 74 Warren Street – Church Street School
Age(s): Babies and Mothers
For more information visit their website HERE.
The nation’s largest retail bookseller has an amazing lineup for the month of June. Including famous comedians, world-champion boxers, well-known YouTubers, bestselling authors, and so many others. They will be making appearances to stores nationwide to share their new books, including in NYC. Fans will be able to come to the store throughout the month of June to meet their favorite celebrities like: Roxane Gay, Bethany Mota, Don Winslow, and Sherman Alexie.
Date: Many dates throughout June
Time: All different
Location: Upper West Side, Union Square and Tribeca
For more information and exact days visit their website HERE