Youth Listings, Week of June 5, 2014

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FRIDAY, JUNE 6
BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
North of Battery Park, off Battery Place, 212-267-9700, bpcparks.org

Sunset Singing Circle:  Sing together! Share rounds and folk songs. Led by folk singer Terre Roche.
Ages: all
Free|
7-8:30pm

SATURDAY, JUNE 7
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH
175 North End Ave, 212-790-3499, nypl.org/locations/battery-park-city

Toddler Story Time:
Ages 18-36 months
Free |
10:30 a.m.

BARNES & NOBLE
97 Warren Street, 212-587-5389
Children’s Storytime:
Free
2 p.m. 

Downtown Express photo by Josh Rogers Artists and very young assistant were putting the finishing touches Sunday on the artistic mini golf course that opens Sat., June 7 on Governors Island (govisland.nyc.gov) as part of the Figment art fest. The golf and popular TreeHouse will be open all summer.

Downtown Express photo by Josh Rogers
Artists and very young assistant were putting the finishing touches Sunday on the artistic mini golf course that opens Sat., June 7 on Governors Island (govisland.nyc.gov) as part of the Figment art fest. The golf and popular TreeHouse will be open all summer.

SUNDAY, JUNE 8
BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park, 212-267-9700, bpcparks.org

Almost Summer Celebration: Enjoy a multicultural celebration featuring an exciting pop-rock concert by Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could. Enjoy Hoop of Life Native American dances by Ty Defoe, and a storytelling performance of The Hatseller and the Monkeys by Play Me A Story. Art activities
All ages
Free
11:00am-2:00pm


MONDAY, JUNE 9
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH
175 North End Ave, 212-790-3499, nypl.org/locations/battery-park-city

Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers: Limited to 25 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served.
Ages 0-18 months
Free
9:30 a.m.

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
212-267-9700, bpcparks.org

Preschool Play: Interactive play on the lawn. Toys, books, and play equipment provided.
Ages 4 and under
Free. Drop in.
Wagner Park
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Children’s Basketball: Adjustable height hoops and fun drills to improve skills. Close-toed shoes required.
Ages 5 – 6
Free. Drop in.
Rockefeller Park
Mon. until Oct. 27, 3:30 to 4:30 PM, 5-6 year olds,
4:30 to 5:30 PM, 7 & older

HUDSON RIVER PARK TRUST
212-627-2020, http://www.hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/story-pirates

Story Pirates: The Story Pirates sing, dance and improv their way through never-before (and never-again) seen adventures.
Ages: All ages\
Free
Hudson River Park – Pier 25
6:15pm

TUESDAY, JUNE 10
Soccer for Preschoolers and Elementary Schoolers: Have fun passing, shooting & dribbling! Parks programming leaders facilitate the fun. Everybody plays! Closed-toe shoes required.
Every Tuesday, from May 6 to October 28
Free. Drop in.
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park
2:30 – 3:15 PM, 3-4 year olds
3:30 – 4:15 PM, 5 to 7 year olds
4:30 – 5:30 PM, 8 to 11 year olds

Young Sprouts Gardening: An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. Learn to plant and do nature projects. Space is limited. Ages: 3-5 years old
Free
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park
3:15pm-3:45pm

THE FRIENDS OF WASHINGTON MARKET PARK
Chambers Street at West Street, in tennis courts, info@washingtonmarketpark.org, http://www.washingtonmarketpark.org/events/childrens-tennis-clinic

Children’s Tennis Clinics: The Friends of Washington Market Park organizes free tennis clinics for children. Grouped by age, children receive instruction from the tennis pros — this year from Super Duper Tennis. No reservations are necessary — the first 20 children to arrive at the courts for each time slot will be able to participate.
3-4pm is for children aged 7-8 year olds
4-5pm is for children aged 9-10 year olds
Free
3-5pm

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY CHATHAM SQUARE BRANCH
33 East Broadway, 212-964-6598, nypl.org/locations/chatham-square

After-School Science Club at Chatham Square Library: Build a Bristle Bot Robot. Limited to 15 children.
Ages 5 – 12
Free. Jun. 10 – Investigate Pillbugs
3:30 – 5 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11
BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
Wagner Park, 212-267-9700, bpcparks.org

Wednesdays at Teardrop: Come enjoy lawn games and art projects. Art supplies provided.
Ages 5 and up.
Free. Drop in.
Wed. until Oct. 29
Teardrop Park
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Drop-in Chess: Play chess and get pointers from an expert.
Ages 5 – 15
Free. Drop in.
Rockefeller Park
Wed. until Oct. 24, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

SEE CHANGE
Front/Row Stage, http://www.southstreetseaport.com/events/#

Wednesdays with Bilingual Birdies: Every Wednesday this summer, join Bilingual Birdies at the Seaport. Bilingual Birdies is a foreign language program for kids that will teach Spanish (June), French (July), and Mandarin (August) through live music, movement, dance, puppetry, and theatre-based games.
Free
1:30pm and 2:30pm

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH
175 North End Ave, 212-790-3499, nypl.org/locations/battery-park-city

Toddler Story Time: A librarian will share lively picture books, finger plays, and action songs with toddlers and their caregivers.
Ages 18-36 months
Free
Jun. 11 at 10:30 a.m.

Gross Biology: Discover what is inside you, how the body works hard to keep you healthy, and why it is important to make healthy choices.
Ages 5 and up
Free
4 p.m.

THURSDAY, JUNE 12
BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park, 212-267-9700, bpcparks.org

Preschool Art: Come learn art with paper, clay, wood, and paint.
Ages 4 and under
Free. Drop in
Thursdays until Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Art + Games: After school art activities and games.
Ages 5 and up
Free
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH
175 North End Ave (at Murray Street), 212-790-3499, nypl.org/locations/battery-park-city

Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers: Limited to 25 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served.
Ages 0-18 months
11:30 a.m.

Slumber Party at the Library: Bedtime story session and show-and-tell. Bring your pajamas.
All ages
Free
6 p.m.

FRIDAY, JUNE 13
BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
North of Battery Park, off Battery Place, 212-267-9700, bpcparks.org

Sunset Singing Circle
Sing together! Share rounds and folk songs. Led by folk singer Terre Roche.
Ages: all
Free
7-8:30pm

SATURDAY, JUNE 14
TRIBECA TRUST
Varick St. between Franklin and Leonard Sts., 646-450-6774, volunteer@tribecatrust.org

Saturday Stroll & Plaza Event: Enjoy children’s art programs, a dancing workshop, musical performances (bring your own instrument), and coffee and treats provided by the Square Diner.
All ages
Free
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH
175 North End Ave, 212-790-3499, nypl.org/locations/battery-park-city

Father’s Day Party: Bring your dad or favorite grown up to the library to listen to a story, enjoy coffee and juice, and make a special Father’s Day craft to take home.
All ages
Free
11 – 11:30 a.m.

MONDAY, JUNE 16
BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
Wagner Park, 212-267-9700, bpcparks.org

Preschool Play: Interactive play on the lawn. Toys, books, and play equipment provided.
Ages 4 and under
Free. Drop in.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
212-267-9700, bpcparks.org
Children’s Basketball: Adjustable height hoops and fun drills to improve skills. Close-toed shoes required.
Ages 5 – 6
Free. Drop in.
Rockefeller Park
Mon. until Oct. 27, 3:30 to 4:30 PM, 5-6 year olds,
4:30 to 5:30 PM, 7 & older

TUESDAY, JUNE 17
BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park, 212-267-9700, bpcparks.org

Young Sprouts Gardening: An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. Learn to plant and do nature projects. Space is limited. Ages: 3-5 years old
Free
3:15pm-3:45pm

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18
THE FRIENDS OF WASHINGTON MARKET PARK
Chambers Street, info@washingtonmarketpark.org,  http://www.washingtonmarketpark.org/events/summer-concert-series/

The Friends of the Washington Market Park Concert Series: The Friends of Washington Market Park produce a series of family friendly concerts. Wednesday, June 18th at 5pm… DJ Kai Song – www.facebook.com/DJKaiSong
Ages: All
Free
3-5:30pm 

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One Response to Youth Listings, Week of June 5, 2014

  1. Good efforts, I greatly look forward to future updates.

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