YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

Rockefeller Park, New York, NY, United States

A wonderful opportunity for little gardeners and their accompanying adults to get a bug’s-eye-view of the world! Join us as we read stories about the life within our garden beds and then head into the Children’s Garden to water, dig, and admire the plants and flowers all around us! Together, we will observe the changing…

DROP-IN CHESS

Rockefeller Park, Chambers St. & River Terrace, New York, NY, 10282, United States

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). No program on 7/4.

WEDNESDAY ART IN TEARDROP

Teardrop Park

Explore the unique environment of Teardrop Park while creating dynamic art. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for…

PRESCHOOL ART

Rockefeller Park House, River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY, 10280

Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint and everyday recyclable materials, transforming them into masterpieces of creativity and delight. Age appropriate projects presented by an art teacher. Materials provided. Dress for a mess!

INTERLUDES: LOS CINTRON

Belvedere Plaza, BPC Esplanade & North End Ave, New York, NY, 10282, United States

Los Cintron are known for playing a mix of World, Latin & Flamenco music. Their guitars, vocals, and melodies, set to enchanting rhythms, evoke the traditional sounds of Andalusia, and of their beloved Spain. ​Singing with the souls of gypsies, this intimate experience will transport the audiences through a journey that moves them to dance, sing,…

PLAY AND STORY TIME AT THE PARK HOUSE

Rockefeller Park House, River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY, 10280

Calling all toddlers! Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development, and playing together is a great way to build a community of young children and caregivers. Plus: stick around for story time! Adults participate throughout the program. 

CLIMATE WEEK: MEET THE BEEKEEPER

Rockefeller Park, Chambers St. & River Terrace, New York, NY, 10282, United States

Join a presentation and talk led by Alveole beekeepers at the Battery Park City hive located at the Chambers St. entrance to Rockefeller Park. Learn more about the importance of urban beekeeping and it’s benefits to sustainability efforts in BPC and throughout the city.

YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

Rockefeller Park, New York, NY, United States

A wonderful opportunity for little gardeners and their accompanying adults to get a bug’s-eye-view of the world! Join us as we read stories about the life within our garden beds and then head into the Children’s Garden to water, dig, and admire the plants and flowers all around us! Together, we will observe the changing…

DROP-IN CHESS

Rockefeller Park, Chambers St. & River Terrace, New York, NY, 10282, United States

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). No program on 7/4.

CLIMATE WEEK: NATURE WALK

Rockefeller Park House, River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY, 10280

Join us at the Park House and explore Rockefeller Park through a naturalist’s lens. Learn about the animals and plants that call the park home, and how climate change impacts all of us, and how we can build a sustainable future together!

WEDNESDAY ART IN TEARDROP

Teardrop Park

Explore the unique environment of Teardrop Park while creating dynamic art. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for…

PRESCHOOL ART

Rockefeller Park House, River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY, 10280

Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint and everyday recyclable materials, transforming them into masterpieces of creativity and delight. Age appropriate projects presented by an art teacher. Materials provided. Dress for a mess!

INTERLUDES: CUMBIA RIVER BAND

Belvedere Plaza, Battery Park City Esplanade, New York, NY, 10282, United States

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and Climate Week NYC join us for a special performance by Cumbia River Band music draws from a festive repertoire of Colombian Cumbia and Riverside music. Their sound, featuring instruments such as the tuba, accordion, clarinet, percussion, and vocals, resembles the golden era of Cumbia, but with an American…

Watson Adventures’ Whodunit at the Met Family Scavenger Hunt

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, United States

Join Watson Adventures on a unique murder mystery scavenger hunt for kids 10 and up! A killer is on the loose at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and it’s up to you to stop him! The killer has created a scavenger hunt that, when completed, reveals his name, the weapon he used and where he…

$35.00 – $45.00

Halloween Virtual Storytime

Virtual (Online)

Get ready for a spook-tacular virtual event with Preschool Readers! Join us for a fa-boo-lous and FREE storytime event, where we'll delight your little ones with our favorite not-so-spooky tales and a spirited dance party. Mark your calendars for a fang-tastic time! 👻🎃 Reserve your spot!

FREE

Amazing Apes! Animal Mystery Adventures with Dr. Gabby Wild

The Explorers Club 46 E 70th St, New York, NY, United States

For this program in her season-long Animal Mystery Adventure Series, world-renowned veterinarian, star of National Geographic's “Animal Jams”, and youth educator, Dr. Gabby Wild, will present an animal adventure mystery series and STEM principle-based educational program that is all about APES!! Participating children will have the unique opportunity to metaphorically journey across the globe with…

$39.47

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt

Grand Central Terminal 89 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, United States

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults and kids 7 and up! Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. To win, you’ll have to go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, learn a secret about the stars in the “sky”, find TV celebs in the food…

$17.50 – $24.50

Watson Adventures’ Whodunit at the Met Scavenger Hunt for Families

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, United States

Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt for kids 10 and up! A killer is on the loose at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and it’s up to you to stop him! The killer has created a scavenger hunt that reveals his name, the weapon he used and where he hid the body.…

$35.00 – $45.00

Holiday Open House and Historic Trolley Tours & West Orange Mayor McCartney’s Musical Mingle Jingle Tree Lighting

Washington Elementary School, 289 Main Street 289 Main Street, West Orange, United States

Downtown West Orange's annual Holiday Open House takes place on Saturday, December 2 at the Washington Elementary School, 289 Main Street. Festivities begin at 9 a.m. during Breakfast with Santa (and other fun characters) and continues throughout the day with Historic Downtown Trolley Tours personally guided by Mayor McCartney and Township officials, crafts and entertainment,…

Free

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt

Grand Central Terminal 89 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, United States

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults and kids 7 and up! Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. To win, you’ll have to go nuts in the Whispering Gallery, learn a secret about the stars in the “sky”, find TV celebs in the food…

$17.50 – $24.50