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Morris-Jumel – ConEd Family and Community Day: Quilting and International Women’s Day

Join us in honoring International Women’s Day at MJM’s Family Day! As quilting has historically been an art practiced mostly by women, we will be creating our own collage where all members of the community can create their own square to contribute. The materials provided to guests who participate will be spring related, as the Morris-Jumel Mansion was originally the summer home in what was then the countryside, outside the hustle and bustle of downtown New York City. With spring around the corner, please join us for Family Day on Saturday, March 9th from 1pm – 3pm.
This program is free and open to the public. All supplies will be provided and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Masks are optional inside the museum.
¡Únase a nosotros para honrar el Día Internacional de la Mujer en el Día de la Familia de MJM! Como históricamente el acolchado ha sido un arte practicado principalmente por mujeres, crearemos nuestro propio collage donde todos los miembros de la comunidad podrán crear su propio cuadrado para contribuir. Los materiales proporcionados a los invitados que participen estarán relacionados con la primavera, ya que la Mansión Morris-Jumel fue originalmente la casa de verano en lo que entonces era el campo, fuera del ajetreo y el bullicio del centro de la ciudad de Nueva York. Con la primavera a la vuelta de la esquina, únase a nosotros para el Día de la Familia el sábado 9 de marzo de 1pm a 3pm.
Este programa es gratis y abierto al público. Todos los suministros se proporcionarán y estarán disponibles por orden de llegada. Las máscaras son opcionales dentro del museo.

Highbridge Park: Horse of Course! with NYC Parks Mounted Unit

Horse of Course! with NYC Parks Mounted Unit

Saturday, February 24, 2024
12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Explore the intersection of parks enforcement and urban wildlife at this joint program with the NYC Parks Mounted Unit and the Urban Park Rangers. Meet a real horse officer at the Horse of Course program and discover the vital role of horses in city parks enforcement. Learn about how we care for the horses, where they live, and what they eat. Urban Park Rangers share how to co-exist with other local wildlife. Bundle up and join us! All ages welcome!

Location

CPF Playground Lawn in Highbridge Park
172 St. and Amsterdam Ave.
Manhattan

Directions to this location

Cost

Free

Sugar Hill: Toddler Time with Evan V

Saturday, February 17th
10:15am

Jumping Jams events with Evan V introduces children to diverse rhythms and features fun lyrics that both kids and parents can sing along with. Classes encourage movement and interactive stories to encourage kids to use their imagination! There will also be tambourines, shakers, dance ribbons, and more to help facilitate learning, interactive movement, and dancing!

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian – The Art of Storytelling: Amy Bluemel and Red Feather Woman

Visit the National Museum of the American Indian and enjoy award-winning storyteller, educator, artist, and stomp dancer Amy Bluemel (Chickasaw Nation) performing in her traditional regalia while delighting visitors of all ages with stories in her Native language. She explains the meaning behind the regalia, in addition to teaching about Chickasaw and Southeastern tribal customs, stories, languages, histories, and cultures.

Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 10–11, 12–5 PM. Free, 1 Bowling Green.

Accomplished storyteller, singer, songwriter and author, Rose Red Elk, known as Red Feather Woman (Sioux/Assiniboine) captivates audiences of all ages with stories and songs of hope and spiritual survival. Through her performances, she teaches about the importance of Mother Earth and of reflecting on individual personal heritage. Her mission is to educate, entertain and enlighten.

Url: https://s.si.edu/3TScTyC

 

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