Tag Archives: Kids Activities

Movies Under the Stars: “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” at Inwood Hill Park

Join us for a free film: A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. Rated PG-13.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.govfor more information regarding accessibility.

Art Around the World (A Summer Reading Program) at Fort Washington NYPL

CMOM educators journey around the world with students exploring unique artistic styles and mediums from different countries and cultures. CMOM’s creative arts programs support the student’s own creativity and nurture a love of the arts. Using a variety of art media, students deepen their perspective on the world while exploring elements like line, shape, color, form and texture. Best for 1st-5th graders. Maximun to 30 participants only.

Presented by Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Wildlife Superheroes Series (A Summer Reading Program) Inwood NYPL

Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. Weekly visits by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind each as we discover their amazing abilities via live-animal visits, animal artifacts, and interactive activities. Recommended for audiences aged 5 and older. Maximum to 25 participants only.

Sherman Creek Summer Movie Night: “Big Hero 6”

Join us for a free movie night under the stars, “Big Hero 6.” The movie starts after sunset. Free for all, and great for the whole family. Robotics prodigy Hiro lives in the city of San Fransokyo. Next to his older brother, Tadashi, Hiro’s closest companion is Baymax, a robot whose sole purpose is to take care of people. When a devastating turn of events throws Hiro into the middle of a dangerous plot, he transforms Baymax and his other friends, Go Go Tamago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon and Fred into a band of high-tech heroes.

Big Hero 6 is rated PG for some mild sci-fi action, and is 102 minutes long.

Art Around the World (A Summer Reading Program) at Fort Washington NYPL

CMOM educators journey around the world with students exploring unique artistic styles and mediums from different countries and cultures. CMOM’s creative arts programs support the student’s own creativity and nurture a love of the arts. Using a variety of art media, students deepen their perspective on the world while exploring elements like line, shape, color, form and texture. Best for 1st-5th graders. Maximun to 30 participants only.

Presented by Children’s Museum of Manhattan