June 18, 2013
Brilliant orange, bright blue, dazzling red—frogs come in an astonishing array of colors. This vivid assortment of hues hints at the remarkable diversity that exists among the frog species inhabiting the globe. From lush rainforests to parched deserts, frogs are found in nearly every environment on Earth, and their survival strategies range from surprising to bizarre.
Come to Dean Street and learn your ABC’s – arts, books, crafts & stories! With Rob & Dara.
Mad. Sq. Kids Concerts is a series of outdoor concerts especially for children and their families with energetic beats and engaging lyrics. Come ready to get down and boogie!
Archaeology Zone: Discovering Treasures from Playgrounds to Palaces is inspired by the Museum’s renowned collection of extraordinary art and artifacts. Children will be invited to discover the world of archaeology through a fascinating in-depth study of art and artifacts from ancient times to the present day.
The New York Public Library will present Making Books Sing’s new touring production My City Park, for children ages 3-10. When Milo finds out that his favorite city park is going to be torn down and replaced with a shopping mall, he seeks out the help of his two best friends, Odessa the Owl and Bucky the Squirrel.
If something happens to your child, will you know what to do? Attend a Save-A-Tot Infant & Child First Aid and CPR class at Kidville and make sure you do! The 2.5 hour course will cover CPR for Infants & children; choking prevention/Heimlich maneuver; poisoning/drowning; SIDS prevention; falls, head injury, bleeding.
Join Caribou Baby for our Practically Pregnant: Info Night on Tuesday, June 18th from 6:15-8:15PM. Get all of the info that you will need for a simple, practical pregnancy and life with baby!
June 19, 2013
“Pippi” is a fresh retelling of the classic “Pippi Longstocking” tales by Astrid Lindgren, adapted for the stage by award winning playwright Zakiyyah Alexander. The production features nearly two dozen hand-made marionettes crafted by puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage under the supervision and expertise of master builder Addis Williams. Times vary.
Dinosaur Safari – this new attraction will include a ride through the Cretaceous and Jurassic periods with more than two-dozen animatronic dinosaurs up to 40 feet long which move, snarl, roar and spit.
Dinosaur Safari will include a ride through a two-acre area of the zoo and will highlight the physical or behavioral adaptations many share with species that are alive today.
Our Global Kitchen: Food, Culture, Nature celebrates cultures and cooking, historic meals and markets, and moments in our lives that we mark with food—as well as the ingredients that we have discovered and shaped over the course of thousands of years. As this exhibition takes visitors on a journey of growing, transporting, cooking, tasting, and celebrating, it also examines contemporary issues of environmental and human health, food security, feeding the world’s growing population, and how we will eat in the future.