Volume 16 • Issue 44 | April 2 - 8, 2004



Youth Activities

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF THE ARTS
182 Lafayette St., 274-0986: Wed. & Thur.–WEE Artist Drop-in Program, art, music and storytelling for children ages 10 mos. to 3-and-a-half years, 10-11:30 a.m., $13.

Brooklyn bridge park & empire fulton ferry state park
Entry at Main St., 718-802-0603, x17: April 10-Children’s Egg Hunt & Spring Fling, egg hunting, face painting, storytelling & spring crafts for kids, first 200 children receive a free goodie basket, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., rain date April 17, call for more information.

EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE
344 E. 14th St., 212-780-2300: Sun.–Family Art Works, art activity workshops for the family, 1-2:30 p.m., free.

MANHATTAN CHILDREN’S THEATER
380 Broadway, 212-226-4085: April 10-May 23-“The Selfish Giant,” everyone loved the giant’s garden until he came back & decided he didn’t want noisy children around, Sat.-Sun., noon & 2 p.m., $10-$15.

MANHATTAN YOUTH
Various locations, 212-766-1104: MY Art Therapy, K-2nd Grade, Sat., 11 a.m.-noon, 3rd-5th Grade, 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.; for more information on Manhattan Youth programs call or go to manhattanyouth.org.

SEA @ LOS KABAYITOS PUPPET & CHILDREN’S THEATER
107 Suffolk St., 2nd Fl., 212-260-4080: Through April 24 - “Cenicienta / Cinderella,” the classic story in Spanish & bilingual versions, Sat., 3 p.m., $10-$12.

SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM
12 Fulton St., 212-748-8735: April 5-9-A Week of family fun on the tall ship Peking, call for event details & times, most activities begin at noon and include a small donation or fee of $5; April 10-Seaport Sea Turtle Eggstravaganza, children use clues to find eggs aboard the tall ship Peking to return turtle babies to their mother, 1-4 p.m.

Stuyvesant High school
Chambers Street and West Side Highway, 212-267-9700: Through Spring-Call now for information about sports classes including swimming lessons on Sundays for ages 4-5 and up, Vollyball sessions on Fridays at $3 per session, and family pre-school play on Sundays at $5 per family.

American indian community house
708 Broadway, 212-598-0100, ext. 241: Feb, 14, Mar. 20-Native American Storytelling for Children, 11 a.m.-noon, free.

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
2 South End Ave., 212-267-9700: Through April 28-”Stories & Songs,” for young children & accompanying adults, call for schedule & pricing; Community Center at Stuyvesant High School.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF THE ARTS
182 Lafayette St., 274-0986: Wed. & Thur.–WEE Artist Drop-in Program, art, music and storytelling for children ages 10 mos. to 3-and-a-half years, 10-11:30 a.m., $13.

EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE
344 E. 14th St., 212-780-2300: Sun.–Family Art Works, art activity workshops for the family, 1-2:30 p.m., free; Call now for information & to register for afterschool fall sports for children & young teens at the Alliance’s 14th Street Y; Art School, 197 E. Broadway, 212-780-2300, ext. 378: Call now for information about low cost classes for teens beginning Feb. 22; Young Artists Program, for kids ages 12-19, $50/10 week course, beginning Feb. 2, 212-780-2300, x316, 378 or 428.

Fraunces taVern museum
54 Pearl St., Tue.-Wed., Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu., 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-425-1778: Sat.-Family Saturdays, next date: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., free wth museum admission, call for details.

MANHATTAN YOUTH
Various locations, 212-766-1104: MY Art Therapy, K-2nd Grade, Sat., 11 a.m.-noon, 3rd-5th Grade, 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.; Sat. mornings-Touch Football for grades 4-7, through March; for more info call or go to manhattanyouth.org.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN
One Bowling Green, 514-3730: Daily–“Especially for Kids” Video Series, Short films & videos for children, 11 a.m. & noon;

New york city fire museum
278 Spring St., Tue.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 212-691-1303: Classic Firefighting equipment & art, ongoing.

New york city police museum
100 Old Slip, 212-480-3100 x119: Open ended exhibtions about New York City’s police force.

Porter’s
216 Seventh Ave., between 22 & 23rd St., 212-229-2878; Feb. 8-Hayes Greenfield’s Jazz-A-Ma-Tazz, swing music & jazz for kids, 1-3 p.m., $5 cover.


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