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Public Events

 

Find ArchForKids at libraries, museums and community organizations throughout the New York metro area. In general, programs are recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers are welcome. All library programs are FREE.

If you would like to bring ArchForKids to your community, please contact us at info@archforkids.com or 914.200.3646

Due to the coronavirus, all ArchForKids programs have been cancelled or postponed through April 20. Further cancellations may follow.

We will keep this listing of upcoming programs as accurate as possible.

ArchForKids will soon make remote workshops available to the public – stay tuned. Please stay safe and healthy!

The Griot in an African Village @ Queens Library – Laurelton

Friday, May 1 @ 4 – 5pm: Griots were storytellers in the ancient kingdom of Ghana. They told villages traditional tales around a campfire. Participants will make a tabletop model of an African village featuring the griot campfire.

How Does Your Garden Grow? @ Queens Library – Lefferts

Tuesday, May 12 @ 3:30 – 5pm:  Learn how greenhouses work, then build your own mini greenhouse. First of 3 programs at Lefferts devoted to Green Design & Sustainability.

City Pier Redo @ Queens Library – Lefferts

Wednesday, May 13 @ 3:30 – 5pm: Transform an old waterfront pier into something that will benefit the community – a pocket park, an eco center, an urban farm, etc. Second of 3 programs at Lefferts devoted to Green Design & Sustainability.

Live Green! Sustainable House & Yard @ Queens Library – Lefferts

Wedesday, May 13 @ 3:30 – 5pm: Design and build a model of a home that lives in harmony with the earth. 

Playground Design @ Brooklyn Public Library – Bushwick

Tuesday, May 19 @ 3:30 – 5pm: Design a playspace and explore the simple machines behind playground equipment.

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See the range of topics explored in ArchForKids programs here. So many choices!


Please note - all ArchForKids programs postponed due to the coronavirus. Keep watching our website for further developments.

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