Volume 16 • Issue 47 | April 16-22, 2004

YOUTH ACTIVITIES



abrons arts center theater
Experimental Theater, 466 Grand St., 212-598-0400: May 8, 15, 22-23-”WOLF!” a ‘people’s court” style children’s production presenting the cases of three notorious wolves from classic stories, 2 p.m., $5-$10.

art capoeira center
79 Leonard St., 646-645-1110: Wed. & Sat.-Exciting Martial Arts, Sports & Dance Classes for kids ages 4-10, Wed., 4:30-5:15 p.m., Sat., 11:30-12:15 p.m., call for more information.

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY
2 South End Ave., 212-267-9700: Call about next season’s free weekly recreation, sports & art programs for kids, and for specific info on current & future programs; Through April 27-Early Spring Children’s Gardening, Tuesdays from 3:45-5:30 p.m., Children’s Garden in Rockefeller Park, free with registration; Through April 28-“Stories & Songs,” for young children & accompanying adults, call for schedule & pricing; April 24 & May 1-American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training, for boys & girls ages 11 to 15, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free, BPCPC, 2 South End Ave., $30, call to register, ext. 366.

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: Young Artists Program, for kids ages 12-19, $50/10 week course, through April, 212-780-2300, x316, 378 or 428.

FRAUNCES TAVERN
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, all ages, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free wth museum admission, $2-$3, call for details.

MANHATTAN CHILDREN’S THEATER
380 Broadway, 212-226-4085: Through 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.

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; May 15-16-2004 Children’s festival, featuring demonstrations of Olympic games, yo-yo activities & basket-held games among other events, noon-5 p.m., free.

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: Call about numerous open ended exhibitions about New York City’s police force.

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY:

Early Childhood Resource & Information Center
66 Leroy St., 929-0815: Call about children’s programs throughout April.

Hudson Park
66 Leroy, 243-6876: Call about children’s programs throughout April.

the provincetown playhouse
133 MacDougal Street, 212-998-5867: Call for information about current children’s shows.

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; May 1, 8, 15 & 22-”My Magical Columbian Bus (Mi Chivita Magica),” a young girl starts a new life in New York, 3 p.m., $10-$12; Call for information on current children’s shows.

SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM
12 Fulton St., 212-748-8735: April 17-Family Program: Fun at the Fish Market, discover the art of watercolor as you explore the market, 1-4 p.m., $5 activity fee; April 24-Family Program: Underwater Wonders, discover the animals that live in the Seaport’s Living Harbor Wet Lab, 1-4 p.m., $5 activity fee; Call about current children’s events at the Seaport and Melville Gallery.

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; also call about fitness classes for teens ages 12-17, held Mon-Fri., 7-10 p.m., $50. Sat-Sun., 1-9pm, Sept-June.

tribeca clayworks
19 Hudson St., 212-349-2009: Through Spring-Register now for Clay & Art classes for children including: “Story Art,” ages 3-4, creating props & objects that relate to books & themes; “Saturday Art Basics,” ages 8-14, foundation drawing & sculpture skills; Clay classes for ages 3-4, 4-5 & 4-16.

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