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Sunday Story Time: Apple Pie 4th of July

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  • Jul. 03, 2022, 1pm
  • New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Free with admission: $22; $17 seniors, educators, active military; $13 students; $6 children 5-13; free for children 4 and younger
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On July 4, 1776, the United States declaring independence from Great Britain. Celebrate by reading Apple Pie 4th of July, written by Janet S. Wong and illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine. In this story, a young girl’s parents prepare Chinese food to serve at the family’s store, but the girl is certain that “Americans do not eat Chinese food on the Fourth of July.” Do you think she’s right about that? Find out how the girl, her parents, and the whole neighborhood end up celebrating, and after the story, make your own 4th of July fireworks painting!

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170 Central Park W.

Upper West Side, NY


  • Standard hours: Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday, 10am-6pm; Friday, 10am–8pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: Yes

  • Experience the past in a brand new way at the New-York Historical Society! Explore historic treasures from our permanent collection—including toys from childhoods of the past—and learn about New York and American history in rotating exhibitions. The DiMenna Children’s History Museum at the New-York Historical Society presents 350 years of New York and American history through character-based pavilions, interactive exhibits and digital games, and the Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library. The DiMenna Children’s History Museum encourages families to explore history together through permanent installations and a wide range of family learning programs for toddlers, children, and preteens. From weekly storytelling for toddlers to living historians, we have what you need for your New York and history-obsessed child!
  • Nearest public transportation stop: 81st Street; B, C
  • Play area: Indoor
  • Party room: Yes

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