City Parks Free Summer Arts Programs

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Run out of ideas of ways to keep the kids entertained? CityParks Kids’ 2010 has a few FREE ideas that run until August 11th. With dance performances, storytelling, poetry readings, magic shows, musical acts and sing-a-longs, CityParks Kids engages city youth in the arts and culture of the diverse communities of the city.

Highlights of the 2010 CityParks Kids July programming include:


Thaddeus Rex: A performance that blends the energy of rock with the sensibility of folk music.

*July 26th at 10:30 a.m.-Rochdale Park, Queens
*July 27th at 10:30 a.m.-Columbus Park, Manhattan
*July 28th at 11:00 a.m.-Pelham Bay Park’s Playground for All Children, Bronx
*July 29th at 10:30 a.m.-Underwood Park, Brooklyn
*July 30th at 10:30 a.m.-Sara D. Roosevelt, Manhattan


Zany Umbrella Circus
A new vaudeville act that mixes storytelling with circus acts and includes aerial fabric, trapeze, masks, audience interaction and puppetry.

*July 28th at 10:30 a.m.-Sunset Park, Brooklyn
*July 29th at 10:30 a.m.-Alfred E. Smith, Manhattan
*July 30th at 10:30 a.m.-Crotona Park, Bronx
*August 2nd at 10:30 a.m.-Rochdale Park, Queens

Indigo & Her Rainbow Caravan
Sing-a-longs and sharing stories of exciting magical adventures!

*August 3rd at 10:00 a.m.-Courtney Callender Playground, Manhattan
*August 5th at 10:30 a.m.-Ciccarone Park, Bronx
*August 10th at 10:30 a.m.-Poe Park, Bronx
*August 11th at 10:30 a.m.-Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

For more details visit www.CityParksFoundation.org.

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