Sunday, April 21, 2013; 12:30 pm
Ages 4 - 8
Who will win the inchworm sprint? Will the egret find his way out? And can you find the mouse hiding in each illustration? Join author Robert Forbes as he reads his animal poems and meet his beastly menagerie! His books Let’s Have a Bite and Beastly Feasts introduce children to the wonders and playfulness of rhyming poetry. The illustrations by Ronald Searle are filled with energy and detail—a little mouse hides in each one!
Little New-Yorkers is proud to be joined by Little Pim for a French sing-along for our littlest visitors! Little Pim is an award winning language learning series for young children. This fun-filled event will feature French songs from Little Pim, a reading of Little Pim Animals and Little Pim Numbers books, and a coloring activity. Your kids will love the singing, dancing, and story time and will learn some French too!
All ages. Free with Museum admission.
I scream, you scream! Come experience popular flavors of the past and help us crank up batches of 18th and 19th century ice cream recipes. Families will experience both familiar flavors like mint, and unfamiliar flavors like orange flower water; use a historic ice cream crank, and then taste test the results!
Ages 4 and up. Free with Museum admission
Families will be amazed to see an entire circus emerge from one suitcase! A tent, band, lights, and a boisterous ringmaster and magician will all be joined by the most important performers – the audience! Kids will be engaged and physically involved in the performance in this unique circus program.
Recommended for ages 6 - 10
Saturday May 4th, 2 pm
Lincoln Shot: A President's Life Remembered
Sunday, April 14, 3 pm
Ages 9 - 12
Explore Lincoln's life and death at this Book Wrap on April 14th, the 148th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination, with author Barry Denenberg. We'll have a discussion, Q&A, and see Lincoln-related objects in the museum's collection. Don't forget to get your book signed!
About Lincoln Shot: A President's Life Remembered
The wonders of nature are a touch away when you are introduced to the world of animals by Jerry Zelenka. While blending excitement and surprise with care and understanding, Mr. Zelenka helps audiences of all ages develop an appreciation for all living things—from the ordinary to the exotic!
Celebrate Earth Day during this hour-long program at the New-York Historical Society. The audience is encouraged to touch and pet a variety of animals, including birds, lizards, tarantulas, alligators and snakes!
Claire Yaffa, whose work has been featured in The New York Times and several other major publications, has worked for years to document an intensely intimate, behind-the-scenes look at medical institutions and their youngest patients, giving agency and voice to thousands of
individuals—particularly children—struggling with life-threatening illnesses. Among the institutions that Yaffa has worked with during her long
March 23-24, 26-31, 2013
Free with Museum admission
Ages 4 and up
Keep the learning going during the March school break with scavenger hunts through the galleries, hands-on art projects, and whole-family games and challenges!
Recommended for children ages 4–7.
Watching the Memorial Day parade with his mother, Marco wishes that his abuelo were there to enjoy the celebration. After all, his grandfather is a veteran, and the parade is in his honor! Join us to learn what surprise Marco’s mother and grandfather have in store for him!
Memorial Day Surprise by Theresa Golding
Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.