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Monkey King Festival
All ages
Chinese Zodiac Collage
4 & younger
10:00am
Chinese Zodiac Fan
All ages
10:00am
10-Foot Cop Badges
All ages
10:00am
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Lucky Horse Shoe
All ages
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Chinese Zodiac Collage
4 & younger
1:00pm
Chinese Zodiac Fan
All ages
1:00pm
Crayon Creations
4 & younger
2:30pm
Dance China NY
All ages
3:00pm
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
Dance China NY
All ages
4:00pm
Presidential Coin Collage
4 & younger
10:00am
10-Foot Cop Badges
All ages
10:00am
President and First Lady Hunt
All ages
10:00am
Speak Your Mind: Buttons for a Cause
5 & older
11:00am
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Crayon Creations
4 & younger
12:00pm
Speak Your Mind: Buttons for a Cause
5 & older
12:00pm
Presidential Coin Collage
4 & younger
1:00pm
President and First Lady Hunt
All ages
1:30pm
Speak Your Mind: Buttons for a Cause
5 & older
2:00pm
Crayon Creations
4 & younger
2:30pm
Speak Your Mind: Buttons for a Cause
5 & older
3:00pm
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
Speak Your Mind: Buttons for a Cause
5 & older
4:00pm
Romare Bearden Inspired Collage
4 & younger
10:00am
10-Foot Cop Badges
All ages
10:00am
Lucky Horse Shoe
All ages
10:00am
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Crayon Creations
4 & younger
12:00pm
Romare Bearden Inspired Collage
4 & younger
1:00pm
Jacob Lawrence: Visual Storyteller
5 & older
2:00pm
Performance: Soul Steps
All ages
2:00pm
Crayon Creations
4 & younger
2:30pm
Jacob Lawrence: Visual Storyteller
5 & older
3:00pm
Performance: Soul Steps
All ages
3:00pm
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
Jacob Lawrence: Visual Storyteller
5 & older
4:00pm
Monkey King Festival
All ages
Lucky Horse Shoe
All ages
Monkey King Masks
4 & younger
10:00am
10-Foot Cop Badges
All ages
10:00am
Bjork’s Biophilia Music Workshop
5 & older
11:00am
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Bjork’s Biophilia Music Workshop
5 & older
12:00pm
Monkey King Masks
4 & younger
1:00pm
Monkey King Comic Book
5 & older
2:00pm
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
2:30pm
Monkey King Comic Book
5 & older
3:00pm
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
Monkey King Comic Book
5 & older
4:00pm
Monkey King Festival
All ages
Chinese Zodiac Collage
4 & younger
10:00am
10-Foot Cop Badges
All ages
10:00am
Lucky Horse Shoe
All ages
10:00am
Bjork’s Biophilia Music Workshop
5 & older
11:00am
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Bjork’s Biophilia Music Workshop
5 & older
12:00pm
Monkey King Comic Book
5 & older
2:00pm
Crayon Creations
4 & younger
2:30pm
Monkey King Comic Book
5 & older
3:00pm
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
Monkey King Comic Book
5 & older
4:00pm
Monkey King Festival
All ages
Monkey King Masks
4 & younger
10:00am
10-Foot Cop Badges
All ages
10:00am
Lucky Horse Shoe
All ages
10:00am
Bjork’s Biophilia Music Workshop
5 & older
11:00am
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Bjork’s Biophilia Music Workshop
5 & older
12:00pm
Monkey King Masks
4 & younger
1:00pm
Monkey King Shadow Puppet
All ages
1:30pm
Monkey King Comic Book
5 & older
2:00pm
Crayon Creations
4 & younger
2:30pm
Monkey King Comic Book
5 & older
3:00pm
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
Monkey King Comic Book
5 & older
4:00pm
Little Artists: Paper Bag Animal Puppet
4 & younger
10:00am
10-Foot Cop Badges
All ages
10:00am
Bjork’s Biophilia Music Workshop
5 & older
11:00am
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
11:30am
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
12:00pm
Bjork’s Biophilia Music Workshop
5 & older
12:00pm
Little Artists: Paper Bag Animal Puppet
4 & younger
1:00pm
Monkey King Shadow Puppet
All ages
1:00pm
New Victory Theater: Play’s the Thing
5 & older
1:30pm
Lucky Horse Shoe
All ages
2:00pm
Mural Wall Painting
4 & younger
2:30pm
New Victory Theater: Play’s the Thing
5 & older
2:30pm
New Victory Theater: Play’s the Thing
5 & older
3:30pm
PlayWorks™ Circle Time
4 & younger
4:00pm
UMIGO (You-Make-It-Go) Transmedia Games
5 & older
5:15pm
UMIGO (You-Make-It-Go) Transmedia Games
5 & older
6:15pm

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In The Mood: Painting Musical Emotions, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Families will be inspired to create artwork by the emotions felt when listening to Jazz. Discover what creates the melancholy mood in Billie Holiday’s voice, or the cheerful sound of Duke Ellington’s Big Band. Explore how your mood is affected by musical elements such as key, melody, harmony and tempo, using a piece of historic sheet music as your canvas.

This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

Record Cover Design, 10:00am

All ages

10am - 4:45pm
Explore the Jazz Culture during the Harlem Renaissance through the beautiful imagery used in historical jazz album covers. Focus on the color, lines and typography used on the historic covers then create your own design for a jazz record.

This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.
 

Little Artist: Rainbow Fish, 10:00am

4 & younger

Learn to share just as The Rainbow Fish does in Marcus Pfister’s story.  Explore texture as you mix and match shinny scales to make a colorful rainbow fish!
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new descriptive vocabulary, process of creation sensory exploration, color and shape recognition, creative expression.
 

Pop-up Cards, 10:00am

All ages

Send well wishes and news to family and friends as you create Eid al Fitr 3D pop-up cards.

10am-12pm 

Swept Away: When Water Meets Sand, 10:30am

4 & younger

10:30am - 4pm
Explore how water changes ecosystems with our new Erosion Table! Discover water’s power on Earth’s surface by creating rivers and lakes through sand.

Experiment with Pitch (Demo), 11:00am

All ages

Join our old fashioned “jug band” while experimenting with sound effects. Blow across the opening of the bottle to produce the lowest or highest sounds to learn about pitch. Does the shape of the bottle affect the sound you make?  What kind of sounds can you produce without water? Can you create notes by adding different amounts of water in each bottle?

This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

Movement & Circle Time, 11:30am

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new vocabulary, build listening skills and learn to be part of a group.

Mural Wall Painting, 12:00pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Science Skills (color mixing and cause and effect)

Music and Storytelling: “Cinderella: An Islamic Tale”, 12:30pm

All ages

The story of Cinderella is common in different cultures worldwide. Find similarities and differences as the story of the character Zahra unfolds in Fawzia Gilani book Cinderella: An Islamic Tale.

12:30-1pm, drop in. 

Little Artist: Rainbow Fish, 1:00pm

4 & younger

Learn to share just as The Rainbow Fish does in Marcus Pfister’s story.  Explore texture as you mix and match shinny scales to make a colorful rainbow fish!
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new descriptive vocabulary, process of creation sensory exploration, color and shape recognition, creative expression.
 

Thinking Like a Composer: Understanding Sheet Music (Demo), 1:30pm

All ages

Music is made up of notes of different pitches, from low to high. An important characteristic of jazz music is that these notes are arranged in unusual rhythms. Examine a historic score sheet by composers such as Duke Ellington and Mary Lou Williams. Then match the sounds that you hear with notes on the paper and create your own score.

This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

Cooking Demonstration with Rimli Roy, 2:00pm

5 & older

Food is an essential part of celebrating Eid al Fitr. Learn about different cuisines and cook a traditional Eid al Fitr dish using the spices turmeric & saffron. Tastings are provided!

Mural Wall Painting, 2:30pm

4 & younger

Mix paint on the PlayWorks™ Mural Wall.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Science Skills (color mixing and cause and effect)

Jam Band, 2:30pm

4 & younger

Use tambourines, maracas, bells and rhythm sticks to make beats as CMOM educators lead you in a collaborative and creative jam session.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn math vocabulary, listening skills and learn to be part of a group.
 

Skit Scat Stories & Songs!, 3:00pm

All ages

Listen to iconic performances of jazz music and then read books about the ‘Jazz Legends’ who performed them.

This program is part of our "Jazzed!: The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibit and takes place on the lower level.

Cooking Demonstration with Rimli Roy, 3:00pm

5 & older

Food is an essential part of celebrating Eid al Fitr. Learn about different cuisines and cook a traditional Eid al Fitr dish using the spices turmeric & saffron. Tastings are provided!

Movement & Circle Time, 4:00pm

4 & younger

Sing, move your body and use your listening ears to hear special stories.
Kindergarten Readiness Skills: Learn new vocabulary, build listening skills and learn to be part of a group.

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