SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM FAMILY PROGRAM: NEXT STOP, NEW YORK CITY!

The Skyscraper Museum 39 Battery Place, New York

How do you get around your neighborhood? Young learners will be introduced to the many different modes of transportation available in large cities today, including trains, buses, ferries, and bikes. Through a read-aloud of Christopher Niemann's picture book Subway, kids will learn about one special form of New York City transit, the subway! Afterwards, we will talk about our favorite way to get around the city and make drawings of subway art. All Ages.

SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM FAMILY PROGRAM: SKYSCRAPER MONOPOLY

The Skyscraper Museum 39 Battery Place, New York

The sky’s the limit in our board game, Skyscraper Monopoly! We'll use the space of the gallery as a big board game where kids can test their knowledge about big buildings and win points to climb their way to Monopoly mogul! As in the old-time game, kids will traveling around the board and answer questions to earn “purchase points,” competing to collect the most skyscrapers! Ages 6+. All Ages.

SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS: S.T.E.A.M. DREAM

Rockefeller Park Basketball Court River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY

Kids are invited to pick up S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) at this special open air fair featuring quirky activities, a live performance from Mad Science, and beats by DJ Susan Z. Anthony. 

70’s CINEMA SERIES: WAKE IN FRIGHT

Virtual Program

Wake in Fright (1971,Ted Kotcheff) tells the story of a British schoolteacher's descent into personal demoralization at the hands of drunken, deranged derelicts while stranded in a small town in outback Australia. Registration required, click in to the event to sign up. 

SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM FAMILY PROGRAM: SUPERTALL FORMS: INSPIRED BY NATURE!

The Skyscraper Museum 39 Battery Place, New York

Let’s get ready for Earth Day! Did you know that architects often design buildings inspired by nature? The China Resources Tower in Shenzhen, China is nicknamed “Spring Bamboo,” because it looks like a new shoot emerging from the ground. After a tour of the SUPERTALL exhibition, young architects will create their own skyscrapers designs using recycled materials. Ages 6+.

ARTIST TALK AND CLOSING CELEBRATION MILDRED HOWARD: THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT PASS FOR ANY COLOR THAN ITS OWN

Belvedere Plaza BPC Esplanade & North End Ave, New York, NY

Bid farewell to the sculpture installation The House That Will Not Pass For Any Color Than Its Own as it returns from Battery Park City to its home in Sacramento. The closing party will feature an artist talk by Mildred Howard, live music, and poetry readings and book signing by Quincy Troupe from his newest book, Duende: Poems, 1966 – now.

INTERLUDES: UKRAINIAN VILLAGE VOICES

Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza

In an effort to help raise awareness, the Ukrainian Village Voices will perform a selection of songs from their repertoire meant to preserve and revive the polyphonic singing style of the countries’ seasonal celebrations and lyrical music.

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STORYTIME AT THE PARK HOUSE

Rockefeller Park House River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY

Children learn to reflect through the experience of stories. Join us as we explore excellent works of illustrated children’s literature that bring us together in the here and now. Singing and dancing included! No program on 9/5, and 10/10.

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BLITZ CHESS & BACKGAMMON

Rockefeller Park House River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY

A lunch time program for passersby to play a quick game of chess or backgammon. Using clocks, opponents will play 5 minute games that are fast, furious and fun. An instructor will be on hand to offer pointers and tips to improve your game. 

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DROP-IN CHESS

Rockefeller Park New York, NY

Play the popular strategy game while getting pointers and advice from an expert. Chess improves concentration, problem solving, and strategic planning — plus it’s fun! For ages 5 and up (adults welcome).

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KINDIE ROCK

Rockefeller Park House River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY

Our fantastic roster of Stories & Songs performers lead families with little ones in rocking sing-a-longs!