The Symphony Space, a performing arts center on the Upper West Side, recently announced their exciting line-up of kids events for December. With a book club, holiday party and musical performances parents and their kids are sure to find something that interests them. Check out the specific event listings below:
Thalia Kids' Book Club
Chris Van Allsburg with Jon Scieszka
Sunday, December 4, 1 pm
Chris Van Allsburg, the winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, talks about his acclaimed new short story collection The Chronicles of Harris Burdick, in which skilled storytellers such as Kate DiCamillo, Stephen King and Sherman Alexie spin imaginative tales inspired by the original illustrations from Van Allsburg’s 1984 wordless classic, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick.
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Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower with Special Guests
Saturday, December 17, 11 am
Tickets: $13 to 20
Smithsonian Folkways artist Mitchell's gentle, heartfelt music transfixes audiences of all ages with homespun renditions of great songs by Woody Guthrie, Bob Marley, The Velvet Underground, Vashti Bunyan, Gillian Welch and more. The quiet sweetness and intimacy of her concerts cement her as an icon whose music will be remembered for years to come. Dan Zanes says, “This is the family music that I love---soulful, mysterious, inclusive and rollicking!" For this holiday time performance, Elizabeth and her family band (husband Daniel Littleton and daughter Storey) will be joined by some very special musical guests.
December 17th is the Just Kidding Members' Holiday Party!
Join other Symphony Space Family Members for cookie decorating after the Elizabeth Mitchell show. Call 212.864.1414 x223 to become a member and RSVP for the party.
A New Year's Eve 'Countdown to Noon' Family Concert with Tim & the Space Cadets
Saturday, December 31, 11 am
Tickets: $13 to $20
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with this dynamic family-friendly NYC based pop rock band. It' will be an end-of-year party the whole family will remember. Tim’s songs exist somewhere in the realm between Raffi and Blink-182, inspired by memories of school days, snow days, pizza parties and summer vacations. Their song “Superhero” enjoys frequent spins on Sirius-XM’s Kids Place Live. Kids are invited to bring party hats and tooting horns to help ring in the new year.
December for Kids at Symphony Space
2537 Broadway (at 95th Street)
For ticket information, contact the box office at (212) 864-5400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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