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high line family programs

Make It Grow!

Date & Time

Last event was Saturday, May 28, 2016


14th Street Passage, on the High Line at West 14th Street

Enjoy a whole day of family fun on the High Line! Get your hands dirty in our mobile garden, create a large-scale art installation with an artist, hear stories from everyone's favorite librarian, design custom-made structures with the Children's Workyard Kit, and watch an outrageous variety show with the performers of Whoop Dee Doo! Each month features a different theme for the Make It! series. This program is geared toward children ages 0-12.

In May, our first program of the series will kick off exploring how plants grow on the High Line.

Schedule of events:
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Storytime with Librarian Amalia Butler especially for ages 0-5 years old
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Ongoing activities: mobile garden, art project, and building activity
12:00 – 12:30 PM: Variety Show by Whoop Dee Doo
1:00 – 1:30 PM: Variety Show by Whoop Dee Doo (repeat)

All children must be attended by a caregiver at all times.

Whoop Dee Doo performers include:
Chelsea's own Hip Hop dance team The Brandon Project
Classical Indian dancer Bharathi Penneswaran of Aalokam
EXP, the first and only K-pop boy band in based in New York

Major Support for High Line Families comes from Deutsche Bank. This program is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council.

MetLife Foundation is a Supporting Sponsor of High Line Families.

Additional support is provided by Westbeth Artists Housing.