Youth Activities, Week of April 9, 2015

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.

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).

Storytime Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place at First Place; (646) 437–4202;; Wednesday, April 15, 3:30 pm; 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.

Fri, April 10
Family Fridays National Museum of Mathematics,
11 East 26th St. at Madison Square Park;; 6:30 pm; Free.

Math runes art with functions is the topic, artist Mike Naylor returns to share the app he designed. Registration required.

Sun, April 12
So Percussion Abrons Arts Center at Henry Street Settlement, The Playhouse,
466 Grand St. at Pitt Street; (212) 598–0400;; 3 pm; Free.

The concert is part of the Neighborhood Concert series presented by Carnegie Hall Abrons Arts Center at Henry Street Settlement, The Playhouse 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street) | Manhattan.

Wed, April 15
“Face the Music” The Players,
115 MacDougal Street; (212) 475–1449;; 7 pm; Free.

Kaufman’s Music center presents the youth ensemble.

Thurs, April 16
Yom Hashoah Museum of Jewish Heritage,

36 Battery Place at First Place; (646) 437–4202;; 10:30 am; Donations accepted.

Holocaust Remembrance Day – come to the museum to remember those who were lost and learn from those who survived. Open to all .

Bilingual Story Time Battery Park City Library,
175 North End Avenue;

(212) 790–3499;; 4 pm; Free.

Enjoy the classic stories, songs and rhymes in French and English. All ages.

Sat, April 18
Ballet Hispanico The Joyce Theatre,

175 Eighth Ave. at 19th Street; (212) 242–0800;; 2 pm; $25.

Excerpts from Asuka, Carmen.maquia, Sombrerisimo, El Beso provide a 90 minute fun filled journey through Latin American dance.

“Viva Pinocho!” Teatro Sea,
107 Suffolk St.; (212) 259–1545;; 3 pm; call for tickets.

New production re-telling the classic folktale of Pinocchio from the perspective of a young Mexican immigrant.

Sun, April 19
Baby Loves Disco Le Poisson Rouge,
158 Bleecker St.;; Noon–3 pm; $20.

The original family dance party – Boogie woogie with some great partners: The Jewish Museum, Inquisitive Learning Tools, Happy Family snacks, Urban Sitter painting faces, Steve and Kate’s camps with some amazing make your own video activities, with the beloved balloons and more. Yummy snacks and juice as always and the beloved cash bar for non drinking moms and dads.

Wed, April 22
Science time: Battery Park City Library,
175 North End Avenue; (212) 790–3499;; 4 pm; Free.

Bring the whole family to create a tiny parachute to take home and learn why the parachute slows down our descent as we are falling.

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