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 children ages 4–7.
When the Brooklyn Bridge was completed, everyone wondered how much weight it could hold. The famous P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey, decided to take this as a challenge. Join us to hear what it was like to see elephants marching through the city and across the Brooklyn Bridge!
Twenty-One Elephants and Still Standing by April Jones Prince
Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.
Learn about the history of classic games and pick up a few tricks along the way! There will be two workshops, one starting at 12:30 pm and one at 3:30 pm.
Have you ever wondered why kids play a game with sticks and a ball? Or how about those funny looking things we call “Jacks?” Learn about the history of these classic games and pick up a few tricks along the way!
There will be two workshops, one starting at 12:30 pm and one at 3:30 pm.
Lower Level Classroom, New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024