Macy's Sunday Story Time: Edison’s Inventions

Sun, December 2nd, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Building Manhattan

Sun, November 25th, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

How much did Manhattan change in the past 400 years? From hills to skyscrapers, see how building a city is an everlasting commitment!

Building Manhattan by Laura Vila

Macy's Sunday Story Time: The Macy's Parade

Sun, November 18th, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

When was the first Macy’s Parade and how did it get started? Learn how immigrants living in New York City helped shape a unique tradition that Americans still enjoy today.

Milly and the Macy’s Parade by Shana Corey

Sunday Story Hour: H is for Honor

Sun, November 11th, 2012 | 11:30 am

What does it mean to be a veteran? As we honor those who have served, we will also learn about the people that give never-ending support to veterans—their families.
Free with Museum admission. Recommended for ages 4 – 8.

H is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet by Devin Scillian

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Elections!

Sun, November 4th, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

What would you do if you were elected President? Enjoy your imaginary Presidential responsibilities, challenges, and benefits, and then visit the Voting Pavilion to learn even more about elections.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Halloween

Sun, October 28th, 2012 | 12:30 pm

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

Rhyme and run through the scary tale of the headless horseman from Sleepy Hollow, New York. Be careful—he might start following you!

Sleepy Hollow and the Road You’d Better Not Follow by Donna Davies

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Growing Up in the City

Sun, October 21st, 2012 | 12:30 pm

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

What things do you do on a typical day? Follow in the footsteps of young Henry and learn what makes his days so glorious.

A Glorious Day by Amy Schwartz

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Giddyup!

Sun, October 14th, 2012 | 12:30 pm

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

Horses used to rule the city’s streets, but why not anymore? Learn about the history of horses in New York City and Brooklyn’s last remaining horse stable.

Stable by Ted Lewin

Sunday Story Hour: One Thousand Tracings

Sun, October 7th, 2012 | 12:30 pm

While some fought battles in the war, others fought to keep families alive. Be inspired by a young girl’s determination to help others while her father fought in World War II. Afterwards, learn more in the New-York Historical Society’s exhibit WWII & NYC.

Free with Museum admission. Recommended for ages 4 – 8.

One Thousand Tracings by Lita Judge

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Sukkot

Sun, September 30th, 2012 | 12:30 pm

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

Would you build a house on your roof? In this story of Sukkot, an upset landlord, a collector, and a wise judge all play a part in determining the outcome!

The House on the Roof: A Sukkot Story by David A. Adler

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