Nickelodeon CENTRAL PARK Conservancy CHILDREN’S Annual celebration DROP-IN WORKSHOPS Museum educator EARTH CELEBRATIONS "Fostering ETIQUETTE CLASS Learn about FISHING: CATCH Central Park FREE-FOR-KIDS Fly-By-Night GO FISH More fish fun LITTLE QUILT Make a mini-quilt MUSEUMKIDS Film screenings, THE NY BOTANICAL Ruth Rea Howell PLACE FOR JUNIOR Metropolitan SONY WONDER Sony hosts SPACE ADVENTURE Enter to win THE TEDDY BEARS’ BYOB: Bring YOGA FOR KIDS Instructors YOU GOTTA HAVE Teens from
hosts interactive outreach program for kids ages 7-15 interested in helping
their environment, feat. games & workshops on topics like water preservation;
Hudson River Park, Pier 25, West Side Hwy. (Chambers St.), 212-533-PARK; Sun.
offers basketball, climbing courses, fitness programs & more; North Meadow
Recreation Center, Central Park (midpark at 97th St.), 212-348-4867, reg. req.;
Weds.-Tues., call for times, free.
highlights the arts & culture of Plains Indians w/workshops, dance performances,
games & videos; George Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green (betw. State
& Whitehall Sts.) 212-514-3894; Sat. & Sun. 12-5, free.
conducts weekly program for families. This week, create mobiles at Queens Museum
of Art, New York City Bldg., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-592-9700, www.queensmuse.org;
Sun. 1-4, free.
Ecological Awareness Through the Arts" program feat. workshops for children
8+ at the Green Oasis Garden, 8th St. (betw. Aves. C & D), 212-777-7969
or www.earthcelebrations.com; Thurs. 3:30-5:30, free [through 5/31].
proper place setting & more as certified expert offers hands-on instruction
to kids ages 6-18–boys, the male-female ratio at this thing is like 10-90;
Plaza Hotel, 5th Ave, 3rd fl. (59th St.), 212-546-5495, reg. req.; 12-2, $35.
Conservancy staff teaches you the proper way to release a fish
without hurting yourself or fellow fishermen–like, if you released the
fish & flung it at another guy’s head?; Dana Discovery Center, Central
Park, 110th St. (5th Ave.), 212-860-1370 to reg.; Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 10-5,
Dance Theater, the trapeze dance troupe, holds its third annual festival
in a different Manhattan or Brooklyn location each weekend; 212-924-0077 for
location & res.; $15, $12 st., free for those 18 & under [through 5/28].
as attendees experience catch & release techniques at Wagner Park;
Batter Park City, West Side Hwy. (Battery Pl.), 212-267-9700; Sat. 10-2, free.
at Museum of American Folk Art, 2 Lincoln Sq. (betw. 65th & 66th Sts.),
212-595-9533; Sun. 2-4, $3 material fee.
tours of the museum, gallery workshops, introduction to the encyclopedia
collection & storytelling–call for complete sched.; Metropolitan Museum
of Art, 1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 212-570-3961; call for times, free w/mus.
Family Garden is now open. Discover the fun of gardening flowers & herbs;
plus demonstrations & yummy compost facility. Highlights incl. animal garden,
reflection garden, row row row your boat, flower bed, plant philharmonic &
shoe families; NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8700
or www.nybg.org; Weds.-Fri. & Tues. 1-5, $4-$10.
Museum of Art hosts interactive class: "Sunday Adventures" about African
& Asian art; 1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 212-570-5121 to reg.; Sun., call
for times, free w/mus. adm. [through 5/20].
weekly activities for families. This week, create a visual map for your website
during "Planning Your Website" workshop; Sony Plaza, 550 Madison Ave.
(55th St.), 212-883-8100 or www.sonywondertechlab.com; Sun. 3-5, $10.
a round-trip all-expenses paid jaunt to the Parent/Child Space Camp in
Titusville, Florida, incl. accommodations & spending money; log onto www.nabiscoworld.com
for details; contest ends July 14.
Your Own Bear & celebrate 75th anniversary of Winnie the Pooh w/storytime
& "Teddy Bear Jamboree"; Donnell Library Center, 20 W. 53rd St.
(5th Ave.), 212-704-8658, res. req.; Sun. at 3, free.
from New York Yoga teach various movements to inner city kids; Intermediate
School 192, 650 Hollywood Ave., Bronx, 212-369-1700; Weds. 3:30-5:30.
Spirit GDA troupe tap at Imagination Playgound in Prospect Park, Ocean Ave.
(Lincoln Rd.), Park Slope, 718-284-3322 or www.prospectpark.org; Sun. at 1,
More fish fun
Make a mini-quilt
THE NY BOTANICAL
Ruth Rea Howell
PLACE FOR JUNIOR
Enter to win
THE TEDDY BEARS’
YOGA FOR KIDS
YOU GOTTA HAVE
Things to See
Things to See
American Ballet THE LITTLE Will she choose MAYA THE BEE Entertaining MISS MAJESTY’S The Princess REEL TO REAL Actress from RUMPLE WHO? Revival of SCHOOLHOUSE NY Youth Theater’s VICTORIAN SECRETS Theatrical WISEACRE FARM A birthday
Theater hosts family series at Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, B’way
(65th St.), 212-362-6000; call for time, $20-$7500.
MERMAID: A MUSICAL
a new love on land or her old life in the sea? One o’clock workshop preceeds
performance ($5); YWCA, 610 Lexington Ave. (53rd St.), 212-866-5170; Sat. &
Sun. at 2, $15 [through 5/20].
families for a year now, the jazz puppet play for kids 3-9 is based on
German book about a bee who runs away from her hive; Salon
Theater, 45 Bleecker St. (Lafayette St.), 212-539-6644; Sat. at 2, $7-$15.
& the Pea (1:30); Pinnochio (3:30); Grove St. Playhouse, 39 Grove St. (betw.
Hudson & Bleecker Sts.), RSVP 212-741-6436; Sat. & Sun., $8.50 [through
the Royal Shakespeare Co., Lisa Harrow, brings stories of Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail
& Peter alive during "Pas de deux Potter" at Walter Reade
Theater at Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B’way), 212-875-5370; Sun.
at 11:30 & 2, $15, $7.50/under 14.
children’s classic Rumplestilskin at Thirteenth St. Rep, 50 W. 13th
St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-675-6677; Sun. at 3, $7.
ROCKS LIVE! JR.
adaptation of popular 70s cartoon series; 593 Park Ave., 7th fl. (64th St.),
RSVP 212-888-0696; Fri. & Sat. at 7, mats. Sat. at 2, Sun. at 3, $12 [through
look at Victorian era through music & script; Church of Incarnation, 209
Madison Ave. (35th St.), 212-867-1331; Thurs. at 7:30, $35.
on the farm at Thirteenth St. Rep, 50 W. 13th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.),
212-675-6677; Sat. at 1, $7.
Will she choose
MAYA THE BEE
REEL TO REAL
NY Youth Theater’s