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Public Events 

In-Person Workshops

ArchForKids leads public programs in libraries, museums and community organizations in the NYC metro area.  All library programs are FREE.

If you would like to bring ArchForKids to your community – live or virtual format – please contact us at info@archforkids.com or +1 (914) 200-3646

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July

Dragon Dens & Fairy Cottages

Free In-Person Workshop with Brooklyn Public Library – Carroll Gardens Branch

Design a home for a fantasy character of your choice. Recommended for ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.
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4:00 pm

396 Clinton St, Brooklyn, NY

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July

Arch Bridges

Free In-Person Workshop at Huguenot Children’s Library

Session 4 of a 7 part series exploring architecture at Huguenot Children’s Library

Create your own arch bridge model while learning about the simple but stable structures and how they stand up!

Join ArchForKids at the outside patio area of the New Rochelle Public Library’s Huguenot Children’s Library.

Space is limited; first-come, first-served. All participants ages 3-years and up must wear a mask during this program. This is an outdoor event and may be cancelled due to weather conditions.

 

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2:30 to 4:00 PM

Huguenot Children's Library

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July

Amazing Arches

Free In-Person Workshop at Fulton Park next to Hastings Public Library

Join us for this free family workshop building model bridges or sculptures featuring arches and curves. This event is recommended for kids ages 5 and up and is part of the RiverArts Yard Art program. With generous support from the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct.

This event is free but it is suggested that you register ahead of time here.

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2:00 to 4:00 PM

Fulton Park, 7 Maple Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson

2

August

Beastly Builds – Wildlife Refuge

In-Person Outdoor* Workshop Series at New Rochelle Public Library

Session 4 of a 6 Part Series on Animal Architecture

Create a habitat for your favorite zoo animal to keep it happy and healthy. Think about designing spaces for your animal to play, sleep and eat.

 For children ages 5 to 12 yrs. 

 

*This is an outdoor event and but will be moved inside during inclement weather. All participants ages 3-years and up must wear a mask. Space is limited to 8 “Program Pods.” Program Pods must have one adult and can have up to 3 children. Tickets are required to attend. One ticket per Program Pod. Tickets can be picked up from the Children’s Room 1 hour and 30 minutes prior to the program start time. First come, first served. Ticket holders will not be admitted if they are more than 10 minutes late.
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2:30 to 4:00 PM

New Rochelle Public Library Main Branch - Children's Room Outdoor Garden

3

August

Going Beyond the Words

Free In-Person Outdoor workshop with Harrison Public Library

This workshop will support the Harrison Library’s summer reading program. Kids will hear a story read by a librarian and then create a 3D model representing the environment or a scene from the story.

Ages 6-12

This program is outdoors and pre-registration is required.

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3:30pm - 4:30pm

Harrison Public Library

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August

Beyond the Words

Free In-Person Workshop at Huguenot Children’s Library

Session 5 of a 7 part series exploring architecture at Huguenot Children’s Library

Hear a story read by Huguenot librarian and then recreate your imagination of the setting in a 3D model.

Join ArchForKids at the outside patio area of the New Rochelle Public Library’s Huguenot Children’s Library.

Space is limited; first-come, first-served. All participants ages 3-years and up must wear a mask during this program. This is an outdoor event and may be cancelled due to weather conditions.

 

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2:30 to 4:00 PM

Huguenot Children's Library

9

August

Beastly Builds – Arctic Animal Abodes

In-Person Outdoor* Workshop Series at New Rochelle Public Library

Session 5 of a 6 Part Series on Animal Architecture

Polar bears, arctic foxes, seals, beluga whales, puffins, caribou and more! There are many animals that live in the icy cold Arctic tundra. Learn about how they keep warm, where they live and what the environment is like! Choose your favorite animal and build a snowy habitat for them complete with a cozy place for them to rest! 

 For children ages 5 to 12 yrs. 

 
*This is an outdoor event and but will be moved inside during inclement weather. All participants ages 3-years and up must wear a mask. Space is limited to 8 “Program Pods.” Program Pods must have one adult and can have up to 3 children. Tickets are required to attend. One ticket per Program Pod. Tickets can be picked up from the Children’s Room 1 hour and 30 minutes prior to the program start time. First come, first served. Ticket holders will not be admitted if they are more than 10 minutes late.
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2:30 to 4:00 PM

New Rochelle Public Library Main Branch - Children's Room Outdoor Garden

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August

Design a Wildlife Sanctuary

Free In-Person Workshop at Will Branch of Yonkers Public Library

Create a habitat for your favorite animal to keep it happy and healthy. Will you choose a giraffe, an elephant, a tiger, or maybe something else? Design spaces for your animal to play, sleep, and eat! Funded by an Arts Alive grant from ArtsWestchester.

Limited registration begins August 4.

 

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2:00 to 3:30 PM

Will Branch - Yonkers Public Library

12

August

Scraping the Sky – Building Skyscrapers

Free In-Person Workshop at Huguenot Children’s Library

Session 6 of a 7 part series exploring architecture at Huguenot Children’s Library

Learn about the amazing structural designs of popular skyscrapers and create your own 3D model of one of these tall buildings!

Join ArchForKids at the outside patio area of the New Rochelle Public Library’s Huguenot Children’s Library.

Space is limited; first-come, first-served. All participants ages 3-years and up must wear a mask during this program. This is an outdoor event and may be cancelled due to weather conditions.

 

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2:30 to 4:00 PM

Huguenot Children's Library

17

August

Beastly Builds – Underwater Habitats

In-Person Outdoor* Workshop Series at New Rochelle Public Library

Session 6 of a 6 Part Series on Animal Architecture

Explore the fascinating world of marine animals. From the colorful coral reefs to the dark deep sea! Learn about the creatures that inhabit these underwater spaces then create your own recreation of an oceanic landscape!

 For children ages 5 to 12 yrs. 

 
*This is an outdoor event and but will be moved inside during inclement weather. All participants ages 3-years and up must wear a mask. Space is limited to 8 “Program Pods.” Program Pods must have one adult and can have up to 3 children. Tickets are required to attend. One ticket per Program Pod. Tickets can be picked up from the Children’s Room 1 hour and 30 minutes prior to the program start time. First come, first served. Ticket holders will not be admitted if they are more than 10 minutes late.
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2:30 to 4:00 PM

New Rochelle Public Library Main Branch - Children's Room Outdoor Garden

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August

Fairy Houses & Fantasy Character Homes

Free In-Person Workshop at Huguenot Children’s Library

Session 7 of a 7 part series exploring architecture at Huguenot Children’s Library

Create a home for the fairytale character of your choice! Will you create a fairy home, a unicorn grove, a dragon den or something else! Put your imagination to use while creating a 3D architectural model.

Join ArchForKids at the outside patio area of the New Rochelle Public Library’s Huguenot Children’s Library.

Space is limited; first-come, first-served. All participants ages 3-years and up must wear a mask during this program. This is an outdoor event and may be cancelled due to weather conditions.

 

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2:30 to 4:00 PM

Huguenot Children's Library

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August

Beastly Builds –

Dino Domains

Free In-Person Workshop at Riverfront Branch of Yonkers Public Library

Create an appropriate habitat for a dinosaur that roamed the Earth long ago. Is your dinosaur herbaceous or carnivorous? Does it live in the plains, the water, th. e desert, or someplace else? Supported by an Arts Alive grant from ArtsWestchester.

 

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2:00 to 3:00 PM

Riverfront Branch - Yonkers Public Library

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ArchForKids also offers mentoring and on-demand workshops. Book a program on a topic of your choice. More info on these options here.

Virtual Sessions & In-Person in NYC & Hudson Valley Area Available