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Family
Programs

October, 2012


Family programs in October
     
SCAVENGER HUNTS
United States Election
Sat/Sun, 11am-4pm in Oct


SUNDAY STORY HOUR IN THE BARBARA K. LIPMAN CHILDREN'S HISTORY LIBRARY
Giddyup!
October 14, 11:30 am
Growing Up in the City
October 21, 11:30 am
Halloween!
October 28, 11:30 am
Elections
November 4, 11:30 am


KNOW A TEENAGER?
Sunday Scholars: Hands on History
Register by October 11
     
FAMILY SURVEY Hello,
Tell us what you think! We hope you have enjoyed your visits to the DiMenna Chidlren’s History Museum and would like to hear your thoughts on what worked, what we can do better, and how we can continue to effectively market our programs.

Please take this quick 10-question Family Programs survey to share your thoughts.

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Want to tell us more? Contact alice.stevenson@nyhistory.org to participate in a family programs focus group. We will host two evenings with parents to gather more in depth feedback. As a thank you, we will provide participants with a family membership (or an additional year if you are already a family member). Light snacks and child care will also be provided.
SCAVENGER HUNTS United States Election: Saturdays & Sundays, 11am-4pm
Scavenger Hunts Get ready for our 57th presidential election! Every Saturday and Sunday in October, from 11 am to 4 pm, join us and find election-related objects big and small in our scavenger hunt for families. Free with museum admission or family membership. Ages 7 and up.

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WORKSHOPS AND CAMPS

Sunday Scholars: Hands on History for Teens

Sunday Scholars This program is designed for students with a passion for New York City history. The program starts on October 14th and lasts for six weeks. Each Sunday at 11 am, high school students, grades 10-12, will research objects within New-York Historical's collection of historical artifacts and create a multi-media project that tells their story. Free with a family membership or $125 per student for non-members. Register to sunday.scholars@nyhistory.org by October 11, 2012.

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THE BARBARA K. LIPMAN CHILDREN'S HISTORY LIBRARY Little New-Yorkers: Tuesdays & Fridays at 3:30 pm
Little New-Yorkers Every class includes time with toys, a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, story readings, and a related craft project! Every Tuesday and Friday at 3:30 pm and 4:15 pm. Free with museum admission or family membership. Ages 3-5.

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THE BARBARA K. LIPMAN CHILDREN'S HISTORY LIBRARY Sunday Story Hour: Sundays at 11:30 am
Sunday Story Hour From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great. Every Sunday at 11:30 am. Free with museum admission or family membership. Ages 3-6. Here are the next four books:

Oct 14: Giddyup! >
Oct 21: Growing Up in the City >
Oct 28: Halloween! >
Nov 4: Elections! >
THE BARBARA K. LIPMAN CHILDREN'S HISTORY LIBRARY Cross-Stitch Circle: Thursdays at 3:30 pm
Cross Stitch Circle Drop in to try your skills at one of the oldest forms of embroidery in the world! Free with museum admission or family membership. Ages 7 and up.

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SUPPORT

Enjoy Great Benefits with a Family Membership

Family/Grandparents Membership Perfect for Grandparents! A family membership is a great opportunity for different generations to learn, share and experience history and art together.

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Visitor Information

ADDRESS

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th St)
New York, NY 10024

Phone (212) 873-3400
TTY (212) 873-7489

MUSEUM / STORE HOURS

Tuesday-Thursday: 10am - 6pm
Friday: 10am - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm

RENTALS

Hold your next children's event at the DiMenna Children's History Museum! Perfect for birthday parties, please call (212) 873-3466 or e-mail for more info.

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