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4 choice family and learning events in New York City this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on June 06, 2019.

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From a discussion on classroom innovation to a children's olympics, these happenings will win approval from everyone in the family.

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Made in Manhattan: Innovators of Today and Tomorrow

From the event description:

What does innovation look like in the classroom? What makes a student a "maker?" And how can you bring it to your classroom, home or afterschool program? Join us to learn from some of Manhattan's best public school teachers and educators with hands-on activities, workshops and showcases.

When: Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Boys and Girls Club of Harlem, 521 W. 145th St.
Admission: Free
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New York Scandia Symphony Children's Concert: 'As Fit as a Troll'

From the event description:

"As Fit as a Troll" was designed to teach children about healthy eating habits and exercise. The humorous script, by Scandia Symphony’s Frank Foerster, was inspired by Michelle Obama’s “Let's Move” program.

When: Saturday, June 8, 2-3 p.m.
Where: Anne Loftus Playground, 4746 Broadway
Admission: Free
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Summer Tinker Festival

From the event description:

Join us at the Lewis Latimer House Museum for a special Tinker Festival in our garden to kick off the summer season. We will offer artist-lead pulp paper making and 3D paper art activities. All ages are welcome.

When: Saturday, June 8, 2-5 p.m.
Where: Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum, 34-41 137th St.
Admission: Free
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15th annual Children's Olympics Showdown

From the event description:

The "22" Points Team Youth Program will be hosting our 15th Annual Children's Olympics Show-Down. We will have a three-on-three basketball tournament, a chess tournament and a track-and-field competition. Those ages four to 18 can participate.

When: Sunday, June 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Harriet Tubman School Yard, 250 W. 126th St.
Admission: Free
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Parking in New York City can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of New York City parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, see MTA's website for nearby subway stations and schedules.


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