Youth Activities, Aug. 14, 2014

THURSDAY, AUGUST 14

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. – 12:00 p.m.
EVERY THURSDAY UNTIL 10/30

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

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 A.M.

Bilingual birdies: Bilingual Birdies is a foreign language program for kids that will teach Mandarin (August) through live music, movement, dance, puppetry, and theatre-based games | Free | 4:00 p.m.

HUDSON RIVER PARK
Pier 25, at N. Moore. St.
hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/big-city-fishing
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.
Ages 5+ | Free | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

HUDSON RIVER PARK
Pier 25, at N. Moore. St.
hudsonriverpark.org/events/cma-art-outpost
CMA Hudson River Art Outpost: 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 | Free | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15

FIDI FAMILIES
South Street Seaport Summer Stage Fulton Street,
FiDiFamilies.com
Summer Fridays with FiDi Families: Every Friday in July and August, FiDi Families will present a fun, family-friendly activity and/or musical performance at the South Street Seaport Summer Stage.
All ages | Free | 10:00 a.m.

FAMILY FRIDAY PIZZA AND MOVIE NIGHT
Charlotte’s Place 107 Greenwich Street, rear of 74 Trinity Place, between Rector and Carlisle Streets,
trinitywallstreet.org/events/family-friday-pizza-and-movie-night
Bring the whole family to Charlotte’s at 6 p.m. for free Family Friday Pizza & Movie Night. Charlotte’s Place is a free space in Lower Manhattan. Open to everyone, it is supported and operated by Trinity Wall Street, an Episcopal parish
All ages | Free | 6-7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16

SUMMER STREETS
Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, along Park Avenue and connecting streets, downtown rest stop at Foley Square on Lafayette between Duane and Centre Streets,
nyc.gov/html/dot/summerstreets/html/route/route.shtml
With nearly 7 miles of open streets, 5 rest stops and a seven-block-long art installation in the Park Avenue Tunnel, there is plenty to explore at Summer Streets.
All ages | Free | 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 17

HUDSON RIVER PARK
Pier 25,
hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/pop-up-maker-space
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. Each workshop has two projects – an interactive guided lesson and a “larger than life” build, which challenges participants to adapt newly learned skills to different resources and scale.
All ages | Free | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

HUDSON RIVER PARK
Pier 25, at N. Moore. St.
hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/big-city-fishing
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 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
EVERY SUNDAY THROUGH 9/28

SEE/CHANGE
South Street Seaport,
southstreetseaport.com/events/
KidAround Series: Lesley and the Flying Foxes: KidAround! at the South Street Seaport is a free family event series featuring live music, story-time with characters, games and more. Why do we have eyebrows? What does a turtle singing opera sound like? These are some of the important questions Lesley and the Flying Foxes answer in their Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winning songs.
All ages | Free | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

MONDAY, AUGUST 18

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 | 4:00 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 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

EVERY MONDAY

Children’s Basketball: Adjustable height hoops and fun drills to improve skills. Close-toed shoes required.
Ages 5+ | Free, drop in | Rockefeller Park | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., 5-6 year olds; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., 7 & older
EVERY MONDAY UNTIL 10/27

HUDSON RIVER PARK
Pier 25, at N. Moore. St.
hudsonriverpark.org/events/river-rangers-2014
River Rangers: 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 more.
Ages 3 – 9 | Free | 2:00-3:30 p.m.

HUDSON RIVER PARK
Pier 25, at N. Moore. St.
hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/big-city-fishing
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 | 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
EVERY MONDAY THROUGH 8/25

TUESDAY, AUGUST 19

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 4 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 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 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, 5-7 year-olds
4:30 – 5:30 PM, 8-11 year-olds
EVERY TUESDAY THROUGH 10/28

HUDSON RIVER PARK
Pier 25, at N. Moore. St.
hudsonriverpark.org/events/series/big-city-fishing
Big City Fishing: 5+ | Free | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
EVERY TUESDAY THROUGH 8/26

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

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 A.M.

SEE CHANGE
Front/Row Stage,
southstreetseaport.com/events/#
Wednesdays with Bilingual Birdies:
Free | 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

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 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wednesdays at Teardrop: Come enjoy lawn games and art projects. Art supplies provided.
Ages 5+ | 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 – 5:00 p.m.
EVERY WEDNESDAY UNTIL 10/24

SEE CHANGE/NY FAMILY FILM SCREENINGS
South Street Seaport,
southstreetseaport.com/events/
Outdoor movie screenings at the Seaport all summer long.
8:00 p.m.
EVERY WEDNESDAY THROUGH 8/27

THURSDAY, AUGUST 21

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
Preschool Art see Aug 14
Art & Games see Aug 14

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22

FIDI FAMILIES
Summer Fridays with FiDi Families see August 15

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24

HUDSON RIVER PARK
Big City Fishing see Aug 17

MONDAY, AUGUST 25

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers see Aug 18
Toddler Story Time see Aug 18

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
Preschool Play see Aug 18
Children’s Basketball see Aug 18

HUDSON RIVER PARK
Big City Fishing see Aug 18

HUDSON RIVER PARK
River Rangers see Aug 18

TUESDAY, AUGUST 26

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers see Aug 19
Picture Book Time see Aug 19

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
Preschool Play see Aug 19
Soccer for Preschoolers and Elementary Schoolers see Aug 19

HUDSON RIVER PARK
Big City Fishing see Aug 19

FRIENDS OF THE HIGHLINE
See Aug 19

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH
Toddler Story Time See Aug 20

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
Preschool Play see Aug 20
Wednesdays at Teardrop see Aug 20
Drop-in Chess see Aug 20

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