FAMILY ANNUAL ART COMPETITION Kids ages 17 & under encouraged ...

| 16 Feb 2015 | 04:38

    Kids ages 17 & under encouraged to submit original artwork for consideration, $38,000 in prizes awarded. Send artwork to Arts & Kids, #101-2111, 3600 Crondall Ln., Owings Mills, MD, 21117 by July 31. for more info.


    ARt camp

    The School of Visual Art's registration for Summer 2000 Art For Kids program in July is now open; call 212-592-2560 for more info.



    Fools Company's NY School for Performing Arts seeks NYC residents ages 16-21 looking to develop their creative & communication skills; 423 W. 46th St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 212-307-6000; Thurs. 4:30-6:30, free [through 9/00].


    basketball camp

    Ten Star All Stars is now accepting applications from girls & boys ages 7-19 for summer sessions all over the country taught by professionals like Grant Hill & Michael Jordan; 704-372-8610 for info.


    children's museum of the arts

    Museum feat. daily activities & exhibitions incl. children's art shows & art studio, interactive computer art station, creative playroom, actor's studio, costume shop, community group workshops, after-school art programs, summer art camps & birthday parties; 182 Lafayette St. (betw. Broome & Grand Sts.), 212-274-0986; Weds. 12-7, Thurs.-Sun., 12-5, $5, s.c. & kids under 1 are free.


    Roberto clemente all stars

    Ten-19 year-old future baseball stars needed for six-day August camp in Jupiter Fl., college coaches, scouts & scholarships on hand; 800-723-6398 or for info.


    golf camp

    Sign kids up to be next Happy Gilmore or prepare them for life as another over weight, corporate bottomfeeder. Staffed by PGA pros & free; 718-699-4212 for more info.


    Host a Student

    Play mommy or daddy to foreign high schoolers for 2000-2001 academic year through Cultural Academic Student Exchange program; call Joyce at 877-846-5848.


    International youth student exchange program


    Currently seeking both high school students & host families for exchanges betw. the U.S. & Europe; 800-347-7575 for details.


    kids for kids musical theater summer workshop 2000

    Registration is now open for ages 7-11 & 12-15. Five-day August camp teaches acting, dance & music; 212-262-6433.


    the NY Botanical Garden


    Spring Flower Exhibition & Nancy Bryan Luce Herb Garden how in bloom. Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden feat. sunflower house, bean tunnel & pumpkin patch; NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8700 or; Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 10-6, $2-$7.



    To find uninsured children by spending Saturdays knocking on doors in housing projects, which not only classifies as "good deed" but looks great on college applications; 212-579-1390 for info.



    animals as architects

    Interactive games teach kids how & why specific animals build their homes; Everett Children's Adventure Garden at NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8700 for days & times; free [through 8/31].


    butterfly books

    Trina Lion teaches 'em to make 'em with origami wings & all plus a reading of The Very Hungry Butterfly; Epiphany Library, 228 E. 23rd St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-679-2645; Weds. at 3:30, free.



    Steve Abrams puts on interactive show called "Puppet Theater Inside Out," Sat. at 11:30 & 1; "Magic Mondays" weekly program merge scientific theory with practice for activities like make your own ice cream, Mon. at 2:30; Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave. (St. Marks Ave.), 718-735-4400; 6:30, free.


    cool off!

    Bring kids down for reflection garden, petting zoo, flower garden & teeny-tiny train as part of NY Botanical Garden's "Cool Off!" July event where they're sure to get wet; NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8700 or; Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 1-6, call for price.


    inventor center

    Exhibit lets kids learn about & discuss some of USA's prominent inventors & construct their own gadgets; Children's Museum of Manhattan, 212 W. 83rd St. (betw. B'way & Amsterdam Ave.), 212-721-1223; Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 10-5, free w/mus. adm.


    independence day weekend workshops

    Make you own flag or learn paper & fabric rubbing in Central Park?ages 6 & up; RSVP 212-772-0210 or 212-860-1370 for locations; Sat. at 1.


    making friends

    Disability awareness program using sign language for kids 4-8; Donnell Library Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (5th Ave.), 212-621-0636; Mon. at 3, free.


    medieval arts workshop

    Where gargoyles are sculpted, stone is chiseled & illuminated letters are illuminated; Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave. (112th St.), 212-932-7347; Sat. 10-12, $5.


    soap sculpture

    In conjunction with William Edmondson exhibit, kids carve their own designs in soap; Museum of American Folk Art, 2 Lincoln Sq. (betw. 65th & 66th Sts.), 212-595-9533; Sun. at 2, call for price.


    Sandwich & soda sail

    All on board the Pioneer for a trip to the Statute of Liberty & back; South St. Sea Port Museum, 207 Front St., 212-748-8786; Thurs. at 11:30, $15-$20.


    summer train show

    Ride on miniature train through miniature forest & village feat. models of Laura Ingalls Wilder's little house on the prairie, Edgar Allan Poe's Bronx cottage & more; Everett Children's Adventure Garden at NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8700 for days & times; free [through 8/31].


    tanabata festival

    Experience this Japanese celebration by hearing legend it's based on & then making traditional decorations; South St. Seaport Museum; Children's Center, 165 John St. (betw. Front & Water Sts.), 212-748-8757; Sat. & Sun. at 1, $2.


    Things to See & Hear

    battery bookworms

    Celia Carson reads from classic & modern children's tales plus breakfast & a raffle; World Financial Center Winter Garden, West St. (betw. Vesey & Liberty Sts.), 212-695-5550; Sat. at 11.


    hans christian andersen

    Storytelling at the Hans Christian Andersen statue is an annual event, loved by New Yorkers of all ages, feat. professional storytellers reciting a different tale each week from around the world; Hans Christian Andersen Statue, 72nd St. (5th Ave.), 212-260-3674; Sat. at 11 a.m., free [through 9/30].



    Exhibition highlights 25 projects designed & implemented by children & teenagers incl. playgrounds, parks & schools; Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand St. (betw. Pitt & Baily Stocker Sts.), 212-598-0400 for days & times; free [through 7/22].



    Jazz puppet play for tikes 3-9 based on German book about bee who runs away from hive; Salon Theater, 45 Bleecker St. (Lafayette St.), 212-539-6644; Sat. at 11, $8-$16.


    the teddybearbaiters

    Improvisational group takes Brecht's theories & makes them a reality for your children in attempt at extreme interactive theater; Waterloo Bridge Theater, 203 W. 38th St., 5th Fl. (7th Ave.), 212-330-8879; Sun. at 11, $7, $3 child.



    Follow the adventures of Ted & his gorgeous sister as they brave hunters, the Olympics & more; Vital Theater Company, 432 W. 42nd St. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 212-592-4508; Sat. at 10:30 & 12:30, $10.



    A birthday on the farm at Thirteenth St. Rep, 50 W. 13th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-675-6677; Sat. & Sun. at 1, $7.