Youth Activities, Week of July 2, 2014

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THURSDAY, JULY 3
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: Enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Limited to 25 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served. Ages 0-18 months | Free |11:30 a.m.

EVERY THURSDAY AT 11:30
Bilingual storytime: Children | Free | 3:30 p.m.
Tween book club: Ages 5-12 | Free | 5:30 p.m.

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
212-267-9700, bpcparks.org
Preschool Art: Come learn art with paper, clay, wood, and paint.
Ages 4 and under | Free, drop in | Nelson A. Rockefeller Park | 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

THURSDAYS UNTIL 10/30
Art & Games: Age 5+ | Free, drop in | Nelson A. Rockefeller Park| 3:30-5:30 p.m.

CMA HUDSON RIVER ART OUTPOST
Pier 25, cmany.org
Teaching artists from Children’s Museum of the Arts will facilitate hands-on art-making activities including an individual mixed media project and a larger-scale collaborative project, inspired by the unique waterfront environment.

All ages | Free | 1-4 p.m. 

NEW YORK CLASSICAL THEATRE: AS YOU LIKE IT
In Battery Park in front of Castle Clinton, http://newyorkclassical.org/whats-playing

Celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday and their 15th Anniversary Season New York Classical Theatre is performing As You Like It at various locations through out the city this summer.

All ages | Free | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

SATURDAY, JULY 5
BARNES & NOBLE
97 Warren Street, 212-587-5389
Storytime: Free | 11 a.m.

EVERY SATURDAY AT 11:00

NEW YORK CLASSICAL THEATRE: AS YOU LIKE IT
In Battery Park in front of Castle Clinton, http://newyorkclassical.org/whats-playing

Celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday and their 15th Anniversary Season New York Classical Theatre is performing As You Like It at various locations through out the city this summer.

All ages | Free | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

SUNDAY, JULY 6
POP UP MAKER SPACE

Pier 25, hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/pop-up-maker-space 

Guided maker workshops challenge participants to design and construct projects inspired by both innovative technologies and traditional crafts. Participants will learn from and collaborate with each other while working together to find solutions to real-world challenges. Projects will range in difficulty from low tech to high tech. Investigate WHY and HOW things work. 

All ages | Free | 10:00am – 12:00pm

Photo courtesy of the Hudson River Park Trust Big City Fishing returns this year to Tribeca’s Pier 25 on July 8.

Photo courtesy of the Hudson River Park Trust
Big City Fishing returns this year to Tribeca’s Pier 25 on July 8.

BIG CITY FISHING
Pier 25, hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/big-city-fishing

The rods, reels, bait and instruction will be provided. Beyond teaching fishing, the program also provides participants with a first-hand opportunity to learn about river ecology and the many fish species that can be found in the river.

5+ | Free | 1:00pm – 5:00pm  

EVERY SUNDAY THROUGH 9/28
KIDAROUND SERIES: Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets

South Street Seaport, http://www.southstreetseaport.com/events/ 

KidAround! at the South Street Seaport is a free family event series featuring live music, story-time and more. Happening this Summer at See/Change. Brooklyn-based Tim and the Space Cadets play songs about the important things in life: pizza parties, snow days, and summer vacations. All ages | Free | 2:00pm – 4:00pm

MONDAY, JULY 7
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: Enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Limited to 25 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served. Ages 0-18 months | Free |9:30 a.m. 

 EVERY MONDAY AT 9:30 a.m.

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 | 4 p.m. 

EVERY MONDAY AT 4:00 p.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. 

EVERY MONDAY
Children’s Basketball: Adjustable height hoops and fun drills to improve skills. Close-toed shoes required. Ages 5 – 6 | Free | Drop in |  Rockefeller Park |3:30 to 4:30 PM, 5-6 year olds,

4:30 to 5:30 PM, 7 & older  

EVERY MONDAY UNTIL 10/27
RIVER RANGERS

Pier 25 at North Moore, hudsonriverpark.org/events/river-rangers-2014 

Hudson River Park offers budding scientists an opportunity to learn more about the great outdoors. Hudson River Park’s environmental educators bring the opportunity to observe and explore through discovery-based science experiments and nature-inspired crafts.

Hands-on learning and play activities for kids will vary from week to week and will include touch tanks, puzzles, science experiments and much more!

Ages 3 – 9 | Free | 2-3:30 PM

BIG CITY FISHING

Pier 25, hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/big-city-fishing 

The rods, reels, bait and instruction will be provided. Beyond teaching fishing, the program also provides participants with a first-hand opportunity to learn about river ecology and the many fish species that can be found in the river.

5+ | Free | 5:00pm-7:30pm  

EVERY MONDAY THROUGH 8/25

TUESDAY, JULY 8
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: Enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Limited to 25 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served. Ages 0-18 months | Free |11:30 a.m. 

EVERY TUESDAY AT 11:30 a.m.

Picture Book Time: A librarian will read classic stories and new picture books. 

All ages. | Free | 4 p.m. 

EVERY TUESDAY AT 4p.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. 

Soccer for Preschoolers and Elementary Schoolers: Have fun passing, shooting & dribbling! Parks programming leaders facilitate the fun. Everybody plays! Closed-toe shoes required. 

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

EVERY TUESDAY, through 10/28
CMA HUDSON RIVER ART OUTPOST

Pier 25, cmany.org 

Teaching artists from Children’s Museum of the Arts will facilitate hands-on art-making activities including an individual mixed media project and a larger-scale collaborative project, inspired by the unique waterfront environment.

All ages | Free | 1-4 p.m. 

BIG CITY FISHING
Pier 25, hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/big-city-fishing

The rods, reels, bait and instruction will be provided. Beyond teaching fishing, the program also provides participants with a first-hand opportunity to learn about river ecology and the many fish species that can be found in the river.

5+ | Free | 1:00pm – 4:00pm 

EVERY TUESDAY THROUGH 8/26


WEDNESDAY, JULY 9
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 | 10:30 a.m. 

EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 10:30
Crafternoon! Skeleton Art Project: Bring your imagination and get creative. We will be reading Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler and creating a very creepy skeleton project. All ages | Free | 4:00 p.m.

SEE CHANGE
Front/Row Stage, 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 

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 | Wagner Park | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

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

EVERY WEDNESDAY UNTIL 10/29
Drop-in Chess: Play chess and get pointers from an expert.

Ages 5 – 15  | Free | Drop in | Rockefeller Park | 3:30 – 5 p.m. EVERY WEDNESDAY UNTIL 10/24 

SUMMER FILM SERIES FEATURING THE WORK OF STEVEN SPIELBERG

Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place , mjhnyc.org/spielberg/ 

Downtown at the Museum of Jewish Heritage see collection of iconic films directed by Steven Spielberg. Tickets will be available at the box office on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 4 P.M. on the day of each screening. July 9: Jurassic Park | Free suggested donation | 6:30pm

EVERY WEDNESDAY UNTIL  8/18
SEE CHANGE/NY FAMILY FILM SCREENINGS 

South Street Seaport, http://www.southstreetseaport.com/events/ 

Outdoor movie screenings at the Seaport all summer long. | July 9: Wreck-it | Free | 8:00pm 

EVERY WEDNESDAY THROUGH 8/27

THURSDAY, JULY 10
BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY

Preschool Art and Art & Games: See July 3 for more info

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers and Bilingual storytime: See July 3

Magic Tricks and the History of Deceptions: Experience a jaw-dropping magic show and then learn how it’s done. You’ll be amazed not only at the magic, but also the science behind it.  Ages 13-18 years | Free | 4:00 p.m.

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
Preschool Art: See July 3

FRIDAY, JULY 11
BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY

212-267-9700, bpcparks.org

Sunset Jam On The Hudson

All ages | Free | 6:30-8:00 p.m. | Wagner Park

SATURDAY, JULY 12
BARNES & NOBLE

97 Warren Street, 212-587-5389

Storytime: Free | 11 a.m. 

EVERY SATURDAY AT 11:00
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 | 10:30 a.m. 

Saturday Family Drive-In Movies: Every Saturday in July the library is screening a classic children’s film on the second floor. Kids can use library bins to decorate their very own “cars” and then drive in for the movie. For families and kids of all ages. Runtime of each film is 30-45 minutes.  

7/12: Mo Willems |  All ages | Free | 3:00-3:45 p.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 13
BIG CITY FISHINGSee July 6 for more info

MONDAY, JULY 14
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH

Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers and Toddler Story Time: See July 7

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY

Preschool Play and Children’s Basketball: See July 7 for info

BIG CITY FISHING

See July 7 for info

TUESDAY, JULY 15

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH

Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers and Picture Book Time: See July 8

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY

Preschool Play and Soccer for Preschoolers and Elementary Schoolers: See July 8 for more info

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH

Toddler Story Time: See July 9 for more info

SEE CHANGE

Wednesdays with Bilingual Birdies: See July 9 for more info

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY

Preschool Play and Wednesdays at Teardrop and Drop-in Chess: See July 9 for more info

SUMMER FILM SERIES FEATURING THE WORK OF STEVEN SPIELBERG

See July 9 for more info, July 16: Amistad

SEE CHANGE/NY FAMILY FILM SCREENINGS 

See July 9 for more info. July 16: “Fantastic Mr. Fox” 

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