Youth Activities, Week of April 23, 2015

Downtown Express file photo by Milo Hess. Last year’s Tribeca Family Fair. It returns April 25.

Downtown Express file photo by Milo Hess.
Last year’s Tribeca Family Fair. It returns April 25.

Long-running Exhibition: Pixelated, Sum of its Pieces:
Children’s Museum of the Arts,
103 Charlton St. at Hudson Street; (212) 274–0986;; Mondays and Wednesdays, Noon–5 pm, Thursdays and Fridays, Noon–6 pm, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am–5 pm, Now – Sun, May 3; Free with $11 museum admission.

This exhibition brings together emerging and mid-career artists whose work explores different means of perception and brings together visual artists whose works explore the intersection between art and technology.

“The Trials of Alice in Wonderland” TADA! Youth Theater,
15 West 28th St. between Broadway and Fifth Avenue; (212) 252–1619 X4;; Saturdays and Sundays, 2 pm and 4 pm, Now – Sun, May 17; $15 ($25 adults).

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Lewis Carroll work, Tada will present this production by talented kids.

Youth Wheelchair Basketball:
Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 W. 25th St. at Tenth Avenue; (212) 255–3705; Sundays, 11 am–1 pm, Now – Sun, April 26;

Free with NYC center membership.

Sport program for children 6 to 21 years old with physical disabilities. Learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin’ Fury, sportchairs are available if needed.

Jazz For Kids:
Jazz Standard,

116 East 27th St. at Park Avenue South; (212) 576–2232;; Sundays, 2–3 pm, Now – Sun, May 17; Free, guests may give a $5 donation that benefits the Jazz Standard Discovery Program.

The talented children’s musicians of the The Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra perform every Sunday (except for 12/21, 12/28 and 2/1).

Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place at First Place; (646) 437–4202;; Wednesday, May 6, 3:30 pm; Wednesday, May 20, 3:30 pm; Free.

Drop-in program warm, whimsical tales about traditions, holidays, and families from some of today’s best storybooks for children ages 0-4.



Greenwich St., from Hubert to Chambers Sts.;; 10 a.m. to 6p.m.; Free.

The festival includes “on location” filmmaking activities, live Broadway performances, video games, arts and crafts, film screenings, community merchants and restaurants, cooking demonstrations, storytelling, and so much more.


Hudson Eats at Brookfield Place, 200 Vesey Street, in the back seating area;; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Free.

A variety showcase of live music, games, story time, puppetry, magic and more, followed by a movie the whole family can enjoy. At 11 a.m. deejays Mr. Marc and Mikey Palms and 1 p.m. “Finding Nemo.”

Sun, April 26

Children’s Concert:
Museum of Jewish Heritage,

36 Battery Place at First Place; (646) 437–4202;;

10:30 am; $10, $7 for children 10 and under.

Brooklyn band Yellow Sneaker and their puppet pals nurture family bonds and bridge connections to Jewish life and traditions through their performance.

Thurs, April 30

“The Earth and Me”Symphony Space.

10 am and 11:30 am.

See Wednesday, April 29.

Crafternoon: Battery Park City Library, 175 North End Avenue; (212) 790–3499;; 4 pm; Free.

Children of all ages read Dinosaur Rescue by Penny Dale and then create a playdoh dino to take home.

Sat, May 2
Block Party: Whitney Museum of Art, 99 Gansevoort St.;

(212) 570–3633;;

10:30 am–10 pm; Free.

The Witney Museum is celebrating its move with a block party and the inaugural exhibition “America is Hard to See” Activities include karaoke, map making and a performance workshop. Reservations recommended for the event.

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