Monthly Programming

September 2019 Program Highlights

Celebrating Harvest Time

After our annual Fall Fix-Up ends, we will reopen on Tuesday, September 17 ready to go with new programs and events!



ShopRite Kidz Cook
Fridays at 3:00 & 4:00 pm
Enjoy the bounty of the season while cooking and tasting recipes that feature ingredients typically harvested in the fall.







Rosh Hashanah Celebration
Special Kidz Cook
Monday, September 30
Noon, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 pm
Celebrate the Jewish New Year and make a honey apple cake (in a mug!) during these special cooking sessions.





Weekend Art Studio
Saturdays & Sundays

1:00 – 4:00 pm
Learn how to weave together corn husk dolls in honor of the Lenape Native People’s traditions.









Play Café
Saturday, September 21,
10:30 – 11:30 am
Parents and caregivers will get to socialize while children, ages 3 – 6, engage in fun activities guided by Children’s Museum staff. Pre-registration is required; those interested should email by Wednesday, September 18 to reserve their spot.



Family Emergency Preparedness Festival
Saturday, September 28 from Noon – 5:00 pm

FREE admission for all
sponsored by NYC Emergency Management

Be prepared, not scared and learn how to make an emergency plan for your family. “Ready Girl” will be on hand to share tips and giveaways (while supplies last) to help children and families plan and prepare. Children will get to also meet emergency responders and check out their vehicles and equipment.

*Please note that the Children’s Museum does not open until Noon on this day.*




SAGE Story Time: The Children’s Museum is proud to collaborate with the Pride Center of Staten Island and its SAGE group for this new program. On the third Thursday of the month from September – December, visitors can enjoy this multigenerational program with the senior LGBT members of SAGE. The stories begin at 4:00 pm on these days, starting on September 19.


Tot’s Cook is a new hands-on cooking program for children ages 2 – 4 and will provide guides recipes, instructions and age-appropriate kitchen tools. Sessions are Wednesdays from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm and is an additional $6 per child.



Poco a Poco – Spanish Language Playgroup
Wednesdays at 3:00 pm during our free admission hours
Conducted in Spanish, this hour-long program offers a fun way for children ages 2 – 8  to learn about Latin American culture through music, dancing, crafts, storytelling and more.




Please note that all programming is subject to change; please check the Museum’s website or call for updates.



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