Youth Activities, March 12 -25, 2015

THURSDAY, MARCH 12

POETS HOUSE
10 River Terrace,
poetshouse.org/
Tiny Poets Time, a poetry reading for toddlers, every Thursday morning.
Ages 1-3 years | Free | 10:00 am

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 50 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served.

Ages 0-18 months | Free | 11:30 am

Gross Biology: Students discover what’s inside of them, and how their body works hard to keep them healthy. Presented by Children’s Museum of Manhattan. First come, first served to the first 25 children with an adult.

Ages 5+  | Free | 4:00 pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL 2015
Various Theaters throughout Manhattan including Tribeca Cinemas, PS 89, Scholastic Theater and other venues
gkids.com, (212) 349-0330
This festival includes a wide variety of children’s films.
Ages 3+ | $13-$16 per screening | various times, runs through 3/22

THE SATURDAY MORNING SHOW
Hudson Eats at Brookfield Place, 200 Vesey Street, in the back seating area,

Mario the Magician —part retro, part rock and roll, part reminiscent of his heroes like Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin, will perform at 11. At noon Mil’s Trills will play a mix of urban funk, blues, honky-tonk, and calypso.

Ages four to 10 | Free | Performances at 11am and 12pm

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH
175 North End Ave, 212-790-3499, nypl.org/locations/battery-park-city
Toddler Storytime: A librarian shares lively picture books, finger plays, and action songs with toddlers and their caregivers.
Ages 12-36 months | Free | 10:30 am

IRISH IN NEW YORK WALKING TOUR: ST. PATTY’S EDITION
St. Paul’s Chapel, Broadway between Fulton and Vesey Streets.
bigonion.com, (888) 606-WALK- (9255)
Explore the former “Little Ireland” district of the Lower East Side, between City Hall and Houston St. To join meet in front of St. Paul’s Chapel.
10 years + | Adults: $20 Students: $15 |  1:00 pm

FAMILYDAY@THECENTER: SKYSCRAPERS
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, cfafoundation.org
Bring your building crew and get ready for skyscrapers. Around the world, skyscrapers are being built taller than ever before, in shapes that have never been seen. Learn about some of the new innovative projects and then work with your building team to design and build your own model skyscraper. Registration required via the website above.

Admission is $20/family of 4; additional guests $5 each | two sessions: 11 am – 1 pm or 2 – 4 pm

IRISH DANCING WORKSHOP WITH THE MCMANUS SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE
Children’s Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St., Anna DuBose
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a few days early with an Irish dancing workshop with Patricia McManus from the McManus School of Irish Dance.
Ages: 2+ | Free with paid admission | 11:00 am

‘THE GRUFFALO’S CHILD’
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers St,
tribecapac.org
The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood. But one wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s child ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow.

Ages: 4+ | Cost: $25 | 1:30 pm

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL 2015

See 3/14 for info

SUNDAY, MARCH 15

FILM FORUM JR. SUNDAY MATINEE SERIES: ‘The Princess Bride’
A weekly Sunday matinee series for kids and families through 3/29.
Age 5+ | $7.50 | 11:00 am

IRISH IN NEW YORK WALKING TOUR: ST. PATTY’S EDITION
See 3/14 for more info.

PERSIAN FESTIVAL
Children’s Museum of the Arts,
103 Charlton St.,
A variety of events at the including:  “Beyond the Light” based on Persian folk tales.

All ages | Free with admission | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

THE 2014-2015 BIG RED CHAIR SERIES: STORY PIRATES
NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place,
When the Story Pirates take the stage, you’ll be amazed at what happens next … and so will the Story Pirates! That’s because the show they’re performing has not been written! These pirates will steal your kids’ ideas and incorporate them on the spot into an interactive show.

Ages: 4+ | 2:00 pm | $20-$28

MONDAY, MARCH 16

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL 2015
See 3/14 for info

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 50 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served.

Ages 0-18 months | Free | 9:30 am

Toddler Story Time:
A librarian shares lively picture books, finger plays, and action songs with toddlers and their caregivers. For ages 12-36 months. All ages | Free | 4:00 pm

Minecraft Circuits In Real Life
Mulberry Street Library, 10 Jersey Street,
Learn basic electronics through the language of Minecraft. Take the concepts of Minecraft and apply them to real life using basic electronic components and breadboarding

Ages: 5-12 years | Free | 4:00 pm

TUESDAY, MARCH 17

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 am

Picture Book Time: A librarian will share classic picture books and new stories!
All ages | Free | 4:00 pm

Battery Park Book Club: The Battery Park Book Club meets once a month for a lively discussion and alternates fiction with non-fiction titles. This month’s selection is Ben Macintyre’s A Spy Among Friends, a memoir of Kim Philby’s adventures and betrayals in the world of Cold War espionage.

All ages | Free | 6:00 pm

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18

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 12-36 months | Free | 10:30 a.m. | EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 10:30 am

Bilingual Story Time: Enjoy classic stories, songs and rhymes in French and English.
All ages | Free | 4:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, MARCH 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: See 3.12 for info

Gross Biology: See 3.12 for info

POETS HOUSE
10 River Terrace,
poetshouse.org/childrens-room/visit,
Tiny Poets Time, a poetry reading for toddlers, every Thursday morning.

Ages 1-3 years | Free | 10:00 am

FRIDAY, MARCH 20

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL 2015
See 3/14 for info

SATURDAY, MARCH 21

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 12-36 months | Free | 10:30 a.m. | EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 10:30 am

POETS HOUSE

10 River Terrace,

poetshouse.org

Deep Space Uni-Verses with ArchForKids:

Use your imagination to design and build an interstellar creation. Write poems about worlds beyond our own.

Ages: 6 + with a caregiver | Cost: $10 | 11:00 am 

The Peking Acrobats will be performing at Pace at 2 p.m. on Sat., Mar. 21.

The Peking Acrobats will be performing at Pace at 2 p.m. on Sat., Mar. 21.

THE PEKING ACROBATS FAMILY SHOW

Schimmel Center at Pace University, 3 Spruce Street, schimmel.pace.edu/events/peking-acrobats-family-show

The Peking Acrobats perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs; they are experts at trick-cycling, precision tumbling, somersaulting, and gymnastics.

All ages | Adults $25, Kids $10 | 2:00 pm

THE WORLDS COLLIDE CONVENTION 2015

Scholastic Headquarters, 557 Broadway, scholastic.com/worldscollidecon/

The convention is a free event that will feature authors from Scholastic’s multiplatform series: The 39 Clues, Spirit Animals, Infinity Ring, and TombQuest.

Ages: 8+ | Free | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SUNDAY, MARCH 22

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL 2015

See 3/14 for info

FILM FORUM JR. SUNDAY MATINEE SERIES

Film Forum, 209 West Houston St.,

filmforum.org

A weekly Sunday matinee series for kids and families. March 22: Heidi

Age 5+ | $7.50 | 11:00 am

MONDAY, MARCH 23

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 50 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served.

Ages 0-18 months | Free | 9:30 am

Toddler Story Time: A librarian will share lively picture books, finger plays, and action songs with toddlers and their caregivers.

Ages 12-36 months | Free | 4:00 pm

Minecraft Circuits In Real Life:

Mulberry Street Library, 10 Jersey Street,

nypl.org

See 3/16 for info

TUESDAY, MARCH 24

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 am

Picture Book Time

A librarian will share classic picture books and new stories.

All ages | Free| 4:00 pm

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL 2015

See 3/14 for info

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH

175 North End Ave, 212-790-3499, nypl.org/locations/battery-park-city

Toddler Story Time See 3/14 for info

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