Celebrate un pueblo, muchas voces (one nation, many voices) at the Children’s Museum, recognizing the creativity and diversity of Puerto Rico and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade.
Storytelling: Callaloo, The Legend of the Golden Coqui
Museum Educators share the story of two best friends and their adventure to free the golden coqui frog as they find their way through the enchanted El Yunque Rainforest in this book by Marjuan Canady.
Saturday, June 8 & Sunday, June 9 | 11am & 4pm | All ages | Drop-in
On The Rise – Puerto Rican Parrot Kites
Once thought to be endangered, the Puerto Rican parrot population is on the rise! Celebrate by making Parrot kites to fly around the city.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 1pm-1:45pm| 5 & younger |Drop-in
Sunday, June 9, 2019 | 1pm-1:45pm| 5 & younger |Drop-in
Pop-up Neighborhoods – Colorful Old San Juan
Use techniques traditionally used to make pop-up cards to recreate colorful buildings inspired by Old San Juan in Puerto Rico
Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm| All Ages |Drop-in
Sunday, June 9, 2019 |11am – 1pm | All Ages |Drop-in
¡Vejigante! Carnival Mask Making
The vejigante is a colorful character who blends Puerto Rico’s African, Spanish, and Caribbean influences. Create a mask inspired by the vejigante and other Caribbean carnival masks.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm| 6 & older |Drop-in
Sunday, June 9, 2019 | 10am – 12pm & 2pm – 5pm | 6 & older |Drop-in
Simmer & Sizzle Chef Series: Chef Edwin Anthony Rodriguez
Chef Edwin Rodriguez began his cooking career in Brooklyn at John Dewey HS learning how to cook as a High School freshman. He later worked at acclaimed NYC restaurants such as the London Hotel by Gordon Ramsey, Dovetail, Acme and appeared on the popular Food Network show, Chopped. Today, Chef E is focused on giving life to vegetables and vegan food with his weekly meal prep and his sensational VeggieFrito pop-ups throughout NYC.
Sunday, June 9 | 2, 3 & 4 pm | 6 & older | Sign-up*
* Due to limited space, this program requires you to sign-up for entry. Sign-up in the lobby one hour before the event