Wednesday July 15th 2008

Summer Festival
A moon bounce, rides, dance contests, a balloon sculptor, carnival games, flower-making, face painting, sand art, lanyard beads, a DJ, and puppet show are all on the schedule.
http://www.nycgovparks.org
7/16/08

Ages: 2 to 7
Time: 11am-3pm
Cost: Free
Haffen Park

Gunther Avenue and Burke Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469

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Carnival of the World/Carnival del Mundo
Dan Butterworth’s intricately hand-carved puppets whirl around the stage and into the audience.
http://www.cit… foundation.org
7/16/08

Time: 11am
Cost: Free

Playground for All Children

Bruckner Blvd and Buhre Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

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I Scream for Ice Cream
Back by popular demand, a special workshop brings alive the history of Thomas Jefferson’s favorite dessert. Following a brief discussion about the production and storage of ice in the 18th century, participants hand-crank a batch of ice cream and sample the sweet results. Reservations are suggested, but not required.
718.543.3344
http://www.nycgovparks.org
7/16/08

Time: 2pm-3:30pm
Cost: $10

Van Cortlandt House Museum

Broadway at West 246th Street
Bronx, NY 10471

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Herbal Delights, Naturally
Kids can go on an herbal scavenger hunt to smell, taste, and touch more than 40 herbs in the garden’s collection; sample a healthy herb snack; and pot up an herb to take home.
718.817.8700
http://www.nybg.org
Ongoing Daily except Mon 7/1/08 – 7/27/08; check with location for exceptions.

Time: 1pm-5:30pm
Cost: Free with Garden admission

New York Botanical Garden

200th Street and Kazimiroff Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458

 

From GoCityKids.com

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