Volume 16 • Issue 48 | APRIL 23-29, 2004

YOUTH ACTIVITIES


Preserving history, preventing delays at the W.T.C.

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.

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.

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.

SOUTH STREET
SEAPORT MUSEUM
12 Fulton St., 212-748-8735: 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; 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 children’s events at the Seaport and Melville Gallery.

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