With the summer also comes freedom from school! No more late nights slaving over obscure paper topics. No more cramming for tests. Absolutely no more school work! And what better place to enjoy this new plethora of free time than in New York City? Throughout the summer, there are parades, museum exhibitions, concerts, workshops and so much more! There is so much, in fact, that the range of options may seem overwhelming – but don’t fret because we’re here to help!
Check out this week’s top 5 picks from NYC-ARTS.org to kick your week and summer off to a good start! Also note the merchant House Museum 75th Anniversary! That is sure to be a good time!
The New York City Police Museum invites families to salute New York’s Finest! Enjoy a fun-filled day with free activities and snacks while learning about the different departments and units of the NYPD, such as the Mounted Unit and the Emergency Services Unit (ESU).
Hudson River Pageant 2011 - Earth Celebrations
West Side Highway (between Battery Place and West 59th Street) – Sat, May 21, 2011, 1 pm – 5 pm
The third annual, free parade of performance art is inspired by the native species and habitats of the Hudson River.
Open House: Merchant’s House Museum 75th Anniversary
29 East Fourth Street, New York, NY 10003 – Wednesday, May 11, 12 to 5 p.m.
On May 11, 1936, the Merchant’s House Museum first opened to the public. On May 11, 2011, we invite you to tour the House and Servants’ Quarters – open permanently for the first time in the Museum’s history – and raise a glass of “Founder’s Punch” in honor of 75 years of education & preservation. 50 cents (1936 admission fee). Reservations not required.
Find the full list here