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STORYTIME
Story time is led by Emily Terte, the Creative Director of The Moxie Spot. She has years of experience working with young children as an elementary school teacher and librarian. She combines her love of books, puppets and children to give children (and parents) an extraordinary story time experience.
Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 12 Noon


KIDS MUSIC UNDERGROUND w/ John Carlin
Each class has 10-12 children, accompanied by a parent/caregiver. Activities include singalong, small and big action songs, freestyle movement and dancing, and percussion/instrument play. No need to be bashful - it's all about having fun and making music with your child.

John Carlin has been a respected artist throughout the downtown NYC music scene for more than a decade. Drawing from his diverse musical/theatrical history, his remarkable affinity for all things child-related, and his own experience as a single parent, John has developed an exuberant and heartfelt approach to early childhood musical awareness.

 

Wednesdays 10:30-11:15a, Classes start September 11th

For more info and registration please visit www.kidsmusicunderground.com or e-mail info@kidsmusicunderground.com

MUSIC FOR AARDVARKS w/ Jo and Joanne

Music for Aardvarks is a refreshing alternative to the traditional music class for kids. The program was created in 1997 in Brooklyn, NY by rock musician/composer and father of three, David Weinstone. Music for Aardvarks is distinct from other children's music programs in that all classes are based around Mr. Weinstone's original songs, rhythms, and chants. With influences of rock, blues, ballads, folk, jazz and pop, Aardvarks songs uniquely reflect and celebrate the lives of children growing up today. The music is innovative, intelligent, and irresistibly appealing to both kids and their parents. Our informal, spirited classes are geared toward children 3 months to 4 years old and incorporate singing, dancing, musical storytelling, instrumental jam sessions and more. We use lots of child-friendly instruments and props in class and we encourage participation from the children in whatever way they can. There is no right or wrong way for them to enjoy the music. We incorporate a lot of movement in class, so be ready for some big time fun with your little one! It's an interactive musical experience that the whole family can genuinely get excited about!

Mondays, 10:00-10:45, 11:00-11:45 Classes start September 16th

For more info and registration please visit their website  call Joanne at 347-743-0284

JAMBABY from Jammin w You Music School

The first years are critical in a child's musical development.  JamBaby classes provide a fun atmosphere while promoting musical learning, socialization, bonding, and the most exciting introduction to the wonder and joy of music!

JamBaby teachers utilize a wide variety of instruments, including: guitars, pianos, drums, shakers, vocals, and more. This enables our teachers to lead interactive classes exposing your children to live and interactive musical performances each and every week.

JamBaby is a fun way to begin your family's musical journey. Visit their website to join!

 

Fridays 10:15-11:15a, Classes start September 20th

 

LISTEN: Drama Class for Girls


LISTEN is an exploration of what it means to be a girl in our culture and community.  Its a place to express yourself, tell your story, play, have fun and learn about girls across the globe.   Join music and drama educator Melanie Closs ad other teaching artists for 12 sessions of creative movement, song writing, playmaking, research, crafting, and cross-cultural communication with a all-girls school in rural India.   We finish with a play and music written and performed by the girls in the class. 

 

Wednesdays 3:45-5:45,  To enroll Contact Melanie at theothersidenyc@gmail.com, for more information check out her blog.  Starts September 18th