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FREE AND LOW COST CLASSES FOR KIDS IN BRONX WEEK OF JUNE 30

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by Kids Events Editor June 30, 2014

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free and low-cost classes to do with kids in Bronx Find a schedule of free and low-cost kids' classes in Bronx this week of June 30. Our weekly Bronx class calendar includes dates, description, and pricing for children's programs throughout the area, including museum programs, academic classes, library events, nature programs, and much more. For upcoming kids classes in Bronx, plus a host of other free and low-cost family activities, check out our complete calendar of events.

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Curtain Call's Summerstock Performance Workshops (ages 11-16) - Curtain Call, Inc.
Through July 18, 2014 - Stamford

Summerstock is a full-day curriculum for ages 11 to 16 where students work in age-appropriate groups receiving specialized instruction in theatre arts. Experienced staff and professional facilities provide the perfect creative environment for all skill levels. Students should bring a lunch, dress comfortably and wear the appropriate footwear: no sandals flip-flops or open-toed shoes. June 23-July 18. Check the website for specific dates.

Bug Out - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through June 30, 2014 - Crown Heights

Feeling brave? Meet grasshoppers, worms, stick bugs, and Madagascar hissing cockroaches.

Monday Afternoon Storytime at B & N - Barnes & Noble City Center
June 30, 2014 - White Plains

Young children can enjoy an exciting adventure at every turn of the page during this storytime.

Kidtastic Kids Social Experience - Kidtastic Kids
Through June 30, 2014 - Farmingville

The Kidtastic Kids Social Experience is designed for children with special needs, social needs, or children who are having a hard time making friends. Programs are broken down by each child's needs and individuality. Call or check the website for more information. Jan 1-June 2014.

Sing Along with Jarrod - Greenlight Bookstore
Through June 30, 2014 - Fort Greene

Greenlight presents 40 minutes of favorite songs and stories for the littlest booklovers, led by resident bookseller Jarrod and his trusty guitar.

Story TIme & Mommy Time - Parents R Talking
June 30, 2014 - Mineola

This interactive program encourages responsible and interactive listening and thinking skills. It is also a time for adults to socialize. In the span of 45 mins, up to 2 stories will be (actively) read with props, to encourage appropriate interaction by the children. After the stories adult and child will have a chance to play and interact. Moms are encouraged to bring along snacks for their children and themselves. Registration required.

Teacher in the Library @ The Field - The Field Library
Through June 30, 2014 - Peekskill

Mystified by math? Puzzled by a project? Homework help is here! Stop in and see a certified teacher. Homework help is available June 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, and 12 from 4-6pm. Check out the library's FROG BLOG for more programs and information at fieldkids.wordpress.com.

Free Play at My Gym Larchmont - My Gym Larchmont
June 30, 2014 - Mamaroneck

Tumble, Sing & Play! Pay-to-play program open to children of all ages with a supervising adult. No registration necessary.

Adventure Days: Shark Bait - Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
June 30, 2014 - Riverhead

Children ages 3 and 4 learn about all of the Aquarium's predators and how they hunt, what they eat, and where they live. Be ready to get wet in the Interactive Salt Marsh Exhibit. Craft and snack each day. Reservations Required by calling ext. H2O (426).

A Day in a Farmer's Life - Stamford Museum and Nature Center
July 01, 2014 - Stamford

Discover what it takes to be a farmer on Heckscher Farm. Farm staff pick an activity to show the diversity of farm life and how to care for the animals and the environment. Hands-on programs for all ages include milking, grooming, caring for baby animals, and more. Program will last 30-45 minutes. Meet at the Chicken Coop.

2014 Summer Adventure Days: Shark Bait (Ages 3 & 4) - Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
Through July 01, 2014 - Riverhead

Sharks, alligators, and seals � oh my. In this 2-day class, children learn about predators and how they hunt, what they eat, and where they live. Be ready to get wet in the Interactive Salt Marsh exhibit. Craft and snack planned for each day. June 30-July 1.

Adventure Days: Shark Bait - Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
July 01, 2014 - Riverhead

Children ages 3 and 4 learn about all of the Aquarium's predators and how they hunt, what they eat, and where they live. Be ready to get wet in the Interactive Salt Marsh Exhibit. Craft and snack each day. Reservations Required by calling ext. H2O (426).

Snackalicious - Rose Memorial Library
July 01, 2014 - Stony Point

Kids can learn how to make easy and tasty snacks in minutes with a Cooking demonstration led by an instructor from the Rockland County Health Department. This hands-on course is part of the department's Steps to a Healthier Rockland County and includes samples and recipes. Registration is required.

ProjectArt Classes - Forest Hills Library
July 01, 2014 - Forest Hills

Children ages 8-12 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. Space is limited, and registration is required.

Story Time Book Club @ Pottery Barn Kids - Pottery Barn Kids
July 01, 2014 - White Plains

Kids are invited to join the Story Time Club which meets every Tuesday. First-time members receive an official Book Club Passport at their first Story Time, and a special gift after five visits.

MusicClasses4Kids Summer Trial Class - Germonds Presbyterian Church
July 02, 2014 - New City

Infants through kindergarten-age children are invited to check out Music Classes 4 Kids' "Sliding Into Summer" song collection through singing, chanting, moving, dancing, and playing instruments. Registration is required.

Junior Gardeners @ The Field - Field Library
July 02, 2014 - Peekskill

Feeling flowery? Wishing for a green thumb? Children ages 5-17 can sign up for a special garden club project. Space is limited, so registration is required!

Kids Yoga Class - The Stomping Ground
July 02, 2014 - Crown Heights

In this 45 minute yoga class, kids can practice yoga poses, explore breathing techniques, sing, dance, and play imaginative games. Benefits may include improved balance, focus, concentration, strength, and flexibility. Wednesdays at 3:30pm. June 11-July 2.

Pre-School Workshops: Ages 3-5 - Vanderbilt Museum
July 02, 2014 - Centerport

Projects include Elephant Paper Sculpture, Seashell Wind Chimes, Butterfly Lifecycle Mobile, Sailor's Valentine, Snake Diorama, Birdhouse, and Fish Print T-Shirt. Class dates July 2, 16, 23, 20. August 6, 13, 20, 27.

Storytime for Tots - Rose Memorial Library
Through July 03, 2014 - Stony Point

This weekly introduction to story time includes simple picture book stories, Mother Goose rhymes, fingerplays, a themed coloring sheet, and bubbles. Registration required, beginning May 1.

Mother Goose Rhymes for Tots - Rose Memorial Library
Through July 03, 2014 - Stony Point

Tots can enjoy lots of fun and pretend with feltboard stories, Mother Goose rhymes, fingerplays, a simple sticker craft, and bubbles. Registration required, beginning May 1.

Little Playmates - Floral Park Public Library
July 03, 2014 - Floral Park

This is an ideal way to spend your morning with your little one. This class is designed to engage and stimulate your kids as they play and socialize with others. It's a special time for play and a circle fun for babies with their caregivers.

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy's Fishing Clinic - Prospect Park-The Wellhouse
July 05, 2014 - Park Slope

This popular summer program offers kids 15 & under the opportunity to fish. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Kids must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call (718) 287-3400 x303. Sponsored by Macy's Foundation.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Hawthorne
July 05, 2014 - Hawthorne

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Yonkers
July 05, 2014 - Yonkers

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - New Rochelle
July 05, 2014 - New Rochelle

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Mohegan Lake
July 05, 2014 - New Rochelle

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Port Chester
July 05, 2014 - Port Chester

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Bronx Terminal
July 05, 2014 - Bronx

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Bruckner Boulevard
July 05, 2014 - Bronx

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12. 9am-12pm.

Kids Workshop - Home Depot - Gun Hill Road
July 05, 2014 - Bronx

Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a free Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. Workshops are offered the first Saturday of each month for children ages 5-12. 9am-12pm.

Storytime and Pottery Painting - Glaze
July 07, 2014 - Orangeburg

Bring your preschooler to glaze to hear a fun story and paint a piece of pottery linked to the theme of the story. Today, kids can hear Froggy Goes to Camp by Jonathan London and paint a frog. Registration is required.

Media Mania Lab - Corona Library
July 07, 2014 - Corona

Learn to design video game mazes, make animations and short videos, and alter photos. A different topic will be explored each week. This program is recommended for young people age 10 and up.

Monday Afternoon Storytime at B & N - Barnes & Noble City Center
July 07, 2014 - White Plains

Young children can enjoy an exciting adventure at every turn of the page during this storytime.

Free Play at My Gym Larchmont - My Gym Larchmont
July 07, 2014 - Mamaroneck

Pay-to-play program open to children of all ages with a supervising adult. A life-saver on long, hot summer afternoons. No registration necessary.

Monday Minnows - The Whaling Museum & Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor
July 07, 2014 - Cold Spring Harbor

Enjoy open playtime, storytime, and fun crafts about the ocean and nature. Ages 2 1/2 - 5 years. RSVP required.

The Great Composers & Their Music - Rosanna Piano Studio
Through July 23, 2014 - Brooklyn

This is a class that brings classical music’s great composers to life through music and stories. Students will get to create their own ‘Great Composer Folder' during class as it is a visual, interactive way to learn historical facts and information. Great composers from Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern eras will be covered. Class size is limited to eight. For ages 7-10.

High School Portfolio Development Program - Queens Council on the Arts
Through August 07, 2014 - Astoria

The High School to Art School program (HS2AS) is a free portfolio development program aimed at developing and fostering an in-depth understanding of art, while guiding NYC high school students through the art college application process. Having served high school students of all backgrounds in the greater NYC area for over a decade, HS2AS has helped over 800 students reach their goal of being accepted into the best art programs and colleges throughout the country. Class runs from June 30th for 6 weeks, Monday through Thursday, from 10am-4pm. To apply please visit http://queenscouncilarts.org/what-is-the-hs2as-program/

Story and Animal Program - Earthplace
Through August 10, 2014 - Westport

Children 5 and younger can visit Earthplace every week for story time and an animal encounter. Thursdays and Fridays year-round.

Summer Vacation Jump-N-Art Fun at Pump It Up - Pump It Up Norwalk
Through August 19, 2014 - Norwalk

Every weekday during the summer, children ages 4-12 can be dropped off for a day of games, prizes, fun crafts projects, snack plus bouncing, sliding fun, with themes like Magic Castle, Wild World of Animals, Island Adventure, Jeepers Creepers in the Garden and much more. Check the website for more information. Children must be potty trained. Monday-Friday, June 23-August 19, 2014.

Sensational Science Camp Days - Not Just Art
Through August 20, 2014 - Oyster Bay

A clever blend of art-based concoctions, science experiments, structural and design challenges for curious kids, based on the studio's year-long Crazy Concoctions, Science Magic, and Inventions programs. Choose your own schedule. Sign up for any days throughout the summer. The projects for all camp day programs vary each day all summer long, but favorites can always be repeated if needed for children who really love them! Please pack a healthy (peanut/tree nut free) snack for your child. Reservations are required, please call or email to reserve your spot!

Special needs camp - Friendly Kids Social Skills
Through August 21, 2014 - Greenlawn

The Friendly Kids Social Skills Group is offering a summer program in which elementary school children will learn social skills, make friends and have fun. Call Carrie, licensed clinical social worker at 631-988-0629. Mon-Thurdays 10am-11:30. Classes meet Monday-Thursdays July 7 - August 21.

Seeing Through Artist Eyes Camp Days - Not Just Art
Through August 21, 2014 - Oyster Bay

Travel around the world in 8 weeks! Each camp day offers a peek at a particular culture and art technique, which is used as a springboard for children to create their own inspired masterpieces! See the online calendar for each day's theme. Choose your own schedule! Sign up for any days throughout the summer. The projects for all camp day programs vary each day all summer long, but favorites can always be repeated if needed for children who really love them! Please pack a healthy (peanut/tree nut free) snack for your child. Reservations are required, please call or email to reserve your spot!

Little Hands Creative Play Workshop for Toddlers - Barking Cat Studio
Through August 22, 2014 - Windsor Terrace

This creative play workshop focuses on educational, theme-related, simple art projects that little hands can easily create and enjoy. Register for a series of classes or drop in. (Drop-ins are welcome provided there is space. Call in advance.)

Creative Arts Camp Days - Not Just Art
Through August 22, 2014 - Oyster Bay

Explore and enjoy a fun rotating buffet of art projects, beautifully illustrated art-related stories, games and construction toys, and open-ended activities to stimulate children's creativity! Choose your own schedule! Sign up for any days throughout the summer. The projects for all camp day programs vary each day all summer long, but favorites can always be repeated if needed for children who really love them! Please pack a healthy (peanut/tree nut free) snack for your child. Reservations are required, please call or email to reserve your spot!

Portals to the Past Summer Programs - Smithtown Historical Society
Through August 29, 2014 - Smithtown

Children ages 6-12 take part in a variety of heritage driven activities taking place in a historic building set on 22 acres of park-like grounds. Morning and afternoon sessions available. Two day minimum required. Weekdays June 30-August 29, 2014.

Puppet Play Groups - Goat On A Boat
Through August 30, 2014 - Sag Harbor

Children ages 3 and younger, accompanied by a grownup, can visit for free play, songs, games, Circle Fun, and a Minkie the Monkey puppet show. Mondays and Fridays, June 23-August 30.

Tot Art - Goat On A Boat
Through August 30, 2014 - Sag Harbor

Children ages 2-4 with their grown-ups enjoy an hour of crafty fun. Mondays, June 23-August 30, 2014.

Creative Movement - Goat On A Boat
Through August 30, 2014 - Sag Harbor

This class explores physical awareness through across-the-floor movement, games and exercises. The class starts with basic dance instruction mixed with improvisation and theater play and ends with a themed craft (masks, ribbons, hand props, etc.) that ties in with the daily lesson. Ages 5-7. Wednesdays June 23-August 30, 2014.

Sensory Room Family Hours - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through August 31, 2014 - Crown Heights

The Museum's inclusive sensory space engages children of all abilities. This room provides a welcoming environment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Sensory Integration disorder.

MoMA Art Lab: Movement - The Museum of Modern Art
Through August 31, 2014 - New York

At the MoMA Art Lab you families can explore movement in art through a range of activities that are fun and exciting for kids of all ages. visit the website for more information.

Cheerleading/Tumbling Classes - Legacy Gymnastics
Through August 31, 2014 - Rocky Point

Affordable classes in tumbling and gymnastics for children ages 5 and up. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays June 1-August 31,2014.

Storytime - Barnes & Noble Paramus
Through November 13, 2014 - Paramus

Kids can head to the Children's Department to listen to favorite stories and enjoy fun activities.

Arty Facts - Brooklyn Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Prospect Heights

Children ages 4-7 and their adult friends explore the galleries, enjoy a family activity, and make their own art in this 90-minute class, each one a variation on a monthly theme. On hiatus until October 2014.

Up 4 Art - Staten Island Children's Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Staten Island

Kids create a different art project each week.

Kidz Cook - Staten Island Children's Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Staten Island

Kids make and eat a different dish from around the world each week.

Art Kids - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through December 31, 2014 - Crown Heights

Preschoolers discover the artistic process and develop art skills through a different activity each Friday.

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