Friday, February 26 – Sunday, March 20. Various times/locations.
NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival 2016 opens this Friday. If you select PS 321 when buying tickets online, $3 is donated to our PTA with every ticket purchased. Opening Weekend of the Festival will feature premieres of Little Door Gods (in Mandarin with subtitles), Iron Giant (in English with free DVDs for attendees!), a remastered classic from Brad Bird (The Incredibles, Ratatouille) with additional bonus scenes, and case of hana and alice (in Japanese with subtitles), a detective story that follows two girls consumed with the mystery of a missing classmate.
To buy tickets and raise money for PS 321:
Go to www.nyicff.org/tickets
Select PS 321 from the “Select My School” Menu (IMPORTANT)
Saturday, March 5, 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Red Hook Branch. Free.
A modern adaptation of the classic fairy tale, for school-age children and their families. The Identity Theater Company is a group of differently abled artists devoted to exploring and challenging issues of the human condition.
Saturday, March 5 – Thursday, April 14. Check website for times. Free.
Anima is part of the Tilt Kids Festival, an inaugural family arts festival made possible by the French Institute Alliance Française and Cultural Services of the French Embassy. Anima, a collaboration between three artists, two magicians and an anthropologist, is an interactive installation where visitors can explore a virtual forest and archaeological dig inspired by Mayan culture. On March 5, there will be a special family reception from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.
Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, August 19. $500/$575 for a seven-week program.
The NYC Parks Experience Summer Day Camp program gives children ages 6 to 13 the chance to have a fun-filled summer. Last year’s camp activities included: arts and crafts, computer classes, cultural and educational trips, field games (kickball, soccer, wiffleball, relay races), outdoor activities with the Parks’ Urban Park Rangers, such as bird watching, canoeing, fishing and hiking, and sports clinics.Specific activities, dates, and trip destinations this year will depend upon the camp location. Camps are offered in all five boroughs – the Brooklyn camps in this program are McCarren Summer Camp and St. John’s Summer Camp.
In order to be a part of the NYC Parks 2016 Summer Camp program, you must be chosen by lottery. The lottery opens on Friday, March 4 and ends on Sunday, March 13, 2016. You can join anytime during this period. To learn more about our Summer Camp lottery, please visit NYC Parks’ Applying for Summer Camp page.
Tuesday, March 15, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. $10.
The New York Transit Museum is presenting the award-winning documentary “2e: Twice Exceptional,” joining a group of over 40 prestigious venues throughout the NY metro area to host the 8th Annual ReelAbility: NY Disabilities Film Festival. “2e: Twice Exceptional” looks at what it’s like to be a gifted young person coming to terms with a learning difference. Following the screening, the Transit Museum will lead a discussion and Q & A with Kim Busi (Founder and Director of the Quad Preparatory School) and Beth Rosenberg (Founder and Director of Tech Kids Unlimited). Tickets are available HERE for $10 (free for Museum members).
Wednesday, March 30, 6:30 pm. Free.
Why think about college when your child is in middle (or elementary) school? Because this is the time to begin planning for the future. All 321 families are invited to join the New Voices Middle School PA , Financial Services Professional Wayne Green and Financial Advisor Anthony Nappi to learn about the college-planning process. They will offer tips on how you and your child, while in middle school, can start saving money toward a great pre- and post-college financial start. A free raffle drawing will be offered to all families who attend. RSVP HERE.