Preserving history, preventing delays at the W.T.C.
BATTERY PARK CITY
2 South End Ave., 212-267-9700: Call about next seasons free weekly recreation, sports & art programs for kids, and for specific info on current & future programs; Through April 27-Early Spring Childrens Gardening, Tuesdays from 3:45-5:30 p.m., Childrens 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 Babysitters 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.
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.
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, all ages, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free wth museum admission, $2-$3, call for details.
380 Broadway, 212-226-4085: Through May 23-The Selfish Giant, everyone loved the giants garden until he came back & decided he didnt want noisy children around, Sat.-Sun., noon & 2 p.m., $10-$15.
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.
OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN
One Bowling Green, 514-3730: DailyEspecially for Kids Video Series, Short films & videos for children, 11 a.m. & noon; May 15-16-2004 Childrens 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
100 Old Slip, 212-480-3100 x119: Call about numerous open ended exhibitions about New York Citys police force.
12 Fulton St., 212-748-8735: April 24-Family Program: Underwater Wonders, discover the animals that live in the Seaports Living Harbor Wet Lab, 1-4 p.m., $5 activity fee; May 2-Family Program: Shake your maraces at the Seaport, a Cinco de Mayo celebration, with stories from Mexico while making your own maracas, 1-4 p.m., $5 activity fee; Call about current childrens events at the Seaport and Melville Gallery.