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Events for Kids in New York City This Week - August 12-August 19

August 12, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Events for Kids in New York City This Week
Fun for kids and great ideas for parents can be found in City Guide's calendar listings. Whether it's a sleepover at the Intrepid, an exhibition at the Children's Museum of the Arts or the American Museum of Natural History, a scavenger hunt, a dropoff pajama party, or special arts and crafts afternoon at a museum, you can find it on City Guide's calendar.

Kidz Bop Live 2018 - Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
August 12, 2018 - Wantagh

Following the success of last year's "Best Time Ever" tour, which sold out multiple shows across the country, The KIDZ BOP Kids are hitting the road again in 2018 with a Bop-Stop at Jones Beach on Sun, Aug 12! tix: http://KIDZBOP.jonesbeach.com KIDZ BOP, the #1 kids' music brand announced the launch of the all-new North American Tour, "KIDZ BOP Live 2018." The tour announcement coincides with the release of KIDZ BOP 37, the latest album in the best-selling music series. The summer leg of the all-new tour kicks off in Toronto on June 1 and will hit more than 30 cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Boston.... "KIDZ BOP Live 2018" is the ultimate family concert experience, "sung by kids for kids." The KIDZ BOP Kids – Billboard Magazine's #1 Kids' Artist for eight consecutive years (2010 – 2017) – will headline the new show, performing some of today's biggest hit songs. Just in time for the new tour, three new talented young performers – Olivia (11), Shane (13), and Indigo (11) – are joining the existing group of KIDZ BOP Kids: Ahnya (13), Cooper (14), Freddy (13), Isaiah (11) and Julianna (13). Four KIDZ BOP Kids will take the stage for each performance, which will inclu... (read more)

Vip Club Access: Kidz Bop Live - Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
August 12, 2018 - Wantagh

Delt'Nic presents "The Homecoming" - Commodore Barry Park
August 12, 2018 - Brooklyn

THE 35TH DELT’NIC EVENT AUGUST 12, 2018 at COMMODORE BATTERY PARK, BROOKLYN NY THIS IS A FREE EVENT, STARTS AT 12:00 NOON Delt’Nic presents the “Homecoming” starring the CRIMSON MAJORETTES Sunday, August 12th at 12:00 Noon to 6:00 p.m. Brooklyn, NY - We invite you to come and fellowship with us as we celebrate the greatest sisterhood known to all womankind. Delt'Nic was started in 1983 by a group of sisters in the New York Metro area who are members of the non – profit organization Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in an effort to encourage fellowship and promote service. These creative women wanted to create a day of fellowship and fun amongst Sorors, family and friends during the summer. Every year, Sorors and fellow Greeks partake in family oriented fun, which consists of great food, fun games, community service and a step show (all free activities to the public). This event has become one of NYC's main summer attractions! This year the theme is Homecoming! We will welcome back past members and celebrate our 35th year. If you have any questions please feel free to reach us at DeltnicEBoard@gmail.com. You can also follow us IG: Deltnic FB: Deltnicnyc or at Del... (read more)

Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt - Grand Central Terminal
August 18, 2018 - New York

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 court, stand on fish under an upside-down tree in the Grand Central Market, learn the arrival time of a “ghost” train and think like Willy Wonka in the Transit Museum Gallery. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Advance purchase is required. Questions? Call 877-9GO-HUNT.

Art in the Park! - Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 29, 2018 - Brooklyn

Art in the Park! Wednesday, 11:15 – 12:15 pm Ages 12 to 36 months Outdoor artmaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park! This summer we take our creative energy outside! Each week children and caregivers explore artmaking while enjoying the beautiful summer weather. We will explore nature, and get extra messy while experimenting with sensory-rich art materials suited to the outdoors. SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 months to 6 years and their caregivers. • All classes take place at SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201 • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists • Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. • Advanced registration required • Tuition: $264 per child for the 8-week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members) Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Schedule and offerings subject to change. Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable. Register online at brooklynkids.org/spark

Spanish at SPARK with Espáñate! - Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 29, 2018 - Brooklyn

Spanish at SPARK with Espáñate! Wednesday, 10:00 – 11:00 am Ages 9 months to 36 months Through game-based interactions children build cognitive, fine-gross motor, social and artistic skills. Children become accustomed to listening and speaking in Spanish. SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 months to 6 years and their caregivers. • All classes take place at SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201 • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists • Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. • Advanced registration required • Tuition: $264 per child for the 8-week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members) Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Schedule and offerings subject to change. Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable. Register online at brooklynkids.org/spark

Yo Re Mi Music and Movement - Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 29, 2018 - Brooklyn

Yo Re Mi Music and Movement Wednesday, 9:00 – 10:00 am Ages 9 months to 36 months Through unique integration of movement and original live music, we explore nature, geography, culture, language, rhythm, yoga, dance, songwriting and playing instruments. SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 months to 6 years and their caregivers. • All classes take place at SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201 • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists • Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. • Advanced registration required • Tuition: $264 per child for the 8-week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members) Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Schedule and offerings subject to change. Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable. Register online at brooklynkids.org/spark

Summer Theatre Academy | Theatre Camp for Ages 6-15 - White Plains Performing Arts Center Theater
Through August 30, 2018 - White Plains

Unlock your inner performer with the Summer Theatre Academy! Productions include: DISNEY’S SLEEPING BEAUTY, ANNIE, DISNEY’S WINNIE THE POOH, SEUSSICAL, and DISNEY SONGBOOK. Join us and let your imagination soar! In the Summer Theatre Academy you can choose from FIVE one or two week sessions for ages 6-12 and 8-15 and every session ends in performance for family and friends. Spend your days learning about acting, singing and dancing while rehearsing your production and learn to apply theatre techniques towards your performance. Our Summer Theatre Academy Schedule: DISNEY’S SLEEPING BEAUTY | June 25-29 | Ages 6-12 ANNIE | July 9 – July 20 | Ages: 9-15 DISNEY’S WINNIE THE POOH | July 30 – August 3 | Ages: 6-12 SEUSSICAL | August 13 – 24 | Ages: 9-15 DISNEY SONGBOOK | August 27 – August 30 | Ages: 6-12

Shake, Rattle & Roll at SPARK! - Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 30, 2018 - Brooklyn

Shake, Rattle & Roll at SPARK! Thursday, 10:45 – 11:45 am Ages 2 to 6 years Hands-on drumming with Parents As Primary Teachers, Inc.! Play folkloric rhythms from Cuba and West Africa! Build literacy skills while enjoying folktales! Apply math, science and visual arts concepts to make your own musical instruments! SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 months to 6 years and their caregivers. • All classes take place at SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201 • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists • Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. • Advanced registration required • Tuition: $264 per child for the 8-week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members) Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Schedule and offerings subject to change. Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable. Register online at brooklynkids.org/spark

Art in the Park! - Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 30, 2018 - Brooklyn

Art in the Park! Thursday, 9:30 – 10:30 am Ages 2 to 5 years Outdoor artmaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park! This summer we take our creative energy outside! Each week children and caregivers explore artmaking while enjoying the beautiful summer weather. We will explore nature, and get extra messy while experimenting with sensory-rich art materials suited to the outdoors. SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 months to 6 years and their caregivers. • All classes take place at SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201 • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists • Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. • Advanced registration required • Tuition: $264 per child for the 8-week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members) Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Schedule and offerings subject to change. Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable. Register online at brooklynkids.org/spark

Pay-what-you-wish Thursdays August 2018 Drop-In Play at Spark by BCM! - Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 31, 2018 - Brooklyn

Pay-what-you-wish Thursdays - August 2018 Drop-In Play Come inside and cool off with these drop-in art projects and play opportunities taking place on August weekends in our Studio. Activities invite young artists to build fine motor skills, explore art making materials, and learn how to make new friends in a communal play space. Feel the summer vibes at SPARK as we soak up the sun and celebrate the last warm days of the season. Saturday, August 4 – Sunday, August 5 Peacock fans Cool off at Spark and make an origami fan to beat the August heat! Saturday, August 11 – Sunday, August 12 Shooting Stars Craft your very own shooting star out of paper and mixed media art supplies that keep your creativity soaring! Saturday, August 17 – Sunday, August 18 Hot Air Balloons Make a textured highflying hot air balloon out of colorful paper and sensory-rich art supplies. Saturday, August 24 – Sunday, August 25 Jellyfish Windsock Combine everyday recycled materials with a little imagination and create a colorful jellyfish windsock. All programs subject to change.

August 2018 Drop-In Play at Spark by BCM! - Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 31, 2018 - Brooklyn

August 2018 Drop-In Play Come inside and cool off with these drop-in art projects and play opportunities taking place on August weekends in our Studio. Activities invite young artists to build fine motor skills, explore art making materials, and learn how to make new friends in a communal play space. Feel the summer vibes at SPARK as we soak up the sun and celebrate the last warm days of the season. Saturday, August 4 – Sunday, August 5 Peacock fans Cool off at Spark and make an origami fan to beat the August heat! Saturday, August 11 – Sunday, August 12 Shooting Stars Craft your very own shooting star out of paper and mixed media art supplies that keep your creativity soaring! Saturday, August 17 – Sunday, August 18 Hot Air Balloons Make a textured highflying hot air balloon out of colorful paper and sensory-rich art supplies. Saturday, August 24 – Sunday, August 25 Jellyfish Windsock Combine everyday recycled materials with a little imagination and create a colorful jellyfish windsock. All programs subject to change. Wednesday, 1:00-5:00PM Thursday, 1:00-6:00PM Friday, 1:00-5:00PM Saturday, 1:00-5:00PM Sunday, 1:00-5:00PM We are closed Monday... (read more)

Art Adventures! - Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 31, 2018 - Brooklyn

Art Adventures! Friday, 11 – 12pm Ages 4 to 6 years Each week children and caregivers explore art in the SPARK studio, experiment with materials, discover hidden objects from the BCM collection on scavenger hunt challenges and create masterworks in this one-hour class. SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 months to 6 years and their caregivers. • All classes take place at SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201 • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists • Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. • Advanced registration required • Tuition: $264 per child for the 8-week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members) Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Schedule and offerings subject to change. Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable. Register online at brooklynkids.org/spark

Wild Waterfront - Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 31, 2018 - Brooklyn

Wild Waterfront Friday, 9:30 – 10:30 am Ages 2 to 5 years Brooklyn’s own waterfront offers endless ways to explore nature up close! We’ll get our hands a little dirty, have a close look at some of the plants and animals in our Brooklyn backyard, and create hands-on projects inspired by our outdoor adventures. SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 months to 6 years and their caregivers. • All classes take place at SPARK, 1 John Street, Bklyn, NY 11201 • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists • Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. • Advanced registration required • Tuition: $264 per child for the 8-week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members) Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Schedule and offerings subject to change. Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable. Register online at brooklynkids.org/spark

That PHYSICS or CHEMISTRY SHOW - Playroom Theater
Through December 16, 2018 - NY

THAT PHYSICS SHOW is now in it's third year. THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW is in its second year. Long time Physics demonstrator Dave Maiullo and Chemistry Demonstrator Borislau Bilash weave some 30 science demonstrations into a funny and entertaining theatrical production. PHYSICS won the 2016 Drama Desk Award as Outstanding Unique Theatrical Experience of the year. Performances are at noon and 3pm every Saturday and Sunday. Many school and camp performances are scheduled as requested. In September, a third science show will be added...THAT INVENTIONS SHOW. www.sciencetheatercompany.com

NYC Scavenger Hunt - Central Park
Through December 30, 2018 - New York

Join Big City Hunt on an Epic Scavenger Hunt Tour of Central Park. This scavenger hunt is great for kids, families, and friends. You'll learn a ton about your city and Central Park! New York's Central Park stretches across 843 acres of land. It is larger than independent city-states Monaco and Vatican City combined. Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle, and The Dakota are just a few of the landmarks you’ll discover on this exciting two-hour hunt. Explore Central Park's rich history through this fun and engaging hunt through this iconic park using your smartphone. Check out this page for more information: https://www.scavengerhunt.com/locations/central_park_nyc_scavenger_hunt.html

Connected Worlds - New York Hall of Science
Through January 31, 2020 - Flushing Meadows, Queens

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) will open Connected Worlds, its exciting and groundbreaking new exhibition on environmental sustainability, on June 27, 2015. Presented in NYSCI's iconic Great Hall, Connected Worlds is a fully immersive, digitally rendered interactive experience where visitors are encouraged to explore the interconnectedness of different environments, learn about the importance of keeping systems in balance, and see how our individual and collective actions can have widespread impact. Through their gestures and movements, visitors interact with animated creatures, plants, trees and other objects, and see how human decisions affect the environment. "Connected Worlds reflects what NYSCI is all about – a playful hands-on activity, a focus on problem-solving, and deep engagement with a topic. Connected Worlds gives visitors confidence in their ability to effect change, and empowers them within a larger environment," said Margaret Honey, president and CEO of NYSCI. "This leads to passionate learners – a hallmark of the NYSCI experience." Connected Worlds features gesture-based technologies that generate and project images onto seven massive screens. Six... (read more)

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