Weekend Events: July 7 & 8

Saturday July 7
High Line Kids: Arty Hours @ The High Line
Boating @ Brooklyn Bridge Park
Fairy & Folk Tales From Around The World @ Central Park
Free Art Island Outpost @ Governors Island
Assignment: Subway @ New York Transit Museum

Sunday July 8
For Families: Summer Sunday Family Tours @ Guggenheim Museum
Sunday Story Hour @ DiMenna Children’s History Museum
Puppet Making Workshops @ The Puppet Kitchen
Arts and Recreation @ The Audubon Center
Summer Stage Kids Family Day @ Rumsey Playfield

The above is just a snippet of the family fun happening this weekend - for full events listings see here.

July 7th
Settle in for an alfresco screening of Grease at Roosevelt Island's Outdoor Summer Movie Series. FREE
Explore educational stations, participate in catch-and-release fishing, and construct art out of recycled materials at Hudson River Park's Science on the RiverFREE 

Contribute to a sidewalk chalk art mural inspired by Keith Haring's artwork and take in performances by City Kids and the Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory at the Brooklyn Museum's latest Target First Saturday: Keith Haring's New York. FREE

Sing along to tunes by kiddie guitarist Danna Banana, meet the cast of The Berenstain Bears Live! and take in great views of the city skyline on today's Circle Line Kids' Cruise. $28, children ages 3 to 12 $20, children under 3 free.

Kids can build their own mini Broadway sets based on the stories of their choosing at NYC Design Studio: My Own Broadway Set at the Children's Museum of Manhattan. Free with museum admission.

July 8th

Sing along to a cappella tunes by Sweet Honey in the Rock at Celebrate Brooklyn's Ezra Jack Keats Family Concert. $3 suggested donation.

Rock out to folk band Tres Leches and reggae-folk outfit Rene Collins Band at Littlefield's Hip Tot Music Festival. $12, kids $8, babies free, family of four $35

Take in performances by Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players and the Never Land Pirate Band at SummerStage Kids Family Day in Central Park. FREE

Tour the new exhibit "Caribbean: Crossroads of the World," then let crafty kids participate in mask- and instrument-making workshops at the Queens Museum of ArtFREE


Chow down on some of the city's best BBQ at Governors Island's Cook Out NYC. $30–$65, kids 12 and under free with a ticketed parent. 

Tour a diverse series of safari-themed animal sculptures made entirely of Lego blocks at the Bronx Zoo. Free with zoo admission.

Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Williamsburg with an array of Italian-themed delicacies and festivities. Prices vary. 

Explore Icelandic singer Björk's imaginative world with CMOM's Biophilia workshops, which let kids explore the intersection of nature, music and science on an iPad app specially designed by the musician. Free with museum admission.

Aspiring anglers can learn fishing techniques, safety tips and catch-and-release tactics at Macy's Fishing Clinics in Prospect ParkFREE
Discover works of art that display 3-D images on 2-D surfaces in "Pictures from the Moon: Artists' Holograms 1969-2008" at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Free with museum admission.

SOURCE CREDIT: http://timeoutnewyorkkids.com

Disclaimer: Please visit the events pages listed to confirm these activities, BDNYC is not responsible for any events being cancelled or rescheduled. Always check with the Source Credit Providers. 


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