Archives for events for kids in White Plains

Music and Puppets with Jumpin’ Jamie

Friday, 2:00 p.m.: 8/12 Children, Families. Library Plaza / Rain Location: Library Auditorium. Join “Kindie Rock” musician Jumpin' Jamie and a cast of puppet friends for singing, dancing, and an “ocean adventure”! Jumpin' Jamie has performed thousands of shows for audiences as varied as birthday parties for 12 people to stadiums for 12,000. Jumpin' Jamie's debut album “Kookie” was released in 2018 and features appearances from members of They Might Be Giants, the late Peter Tork, and over 40 other guests. It features the song “Ghost In My House” which has been ranked by Yahoo, TimeOut NY, Good House Keeping,
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Pirates Lost at Sea! – 8/4, 2pm (PreK-Gr.5)

Talewise presents Pirates Lost at Sea! Thursday, 2:00 p.m.: 8/4 Children, families. Library Plaza / Rain Location: Library Auditorium. Ahoy there, mateys! Set sail on swashbuckling and hilarious STEM-filled piratical adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to repair their ship before all hope is lost … at sea! Throughout the story, explore the incredible science behind clouds, physical and chemical changes, air pressure, and more! Volunteers from the audience will help conduct several hands-on science experiments that ‘ARRR’ sure
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Jedi Academy – 8/2, 2pm (Kids, Families)

Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.: 8/2 Grades 1-6. Library Plaza / Rain Location: Library Auditorium. Calling all Vaders, Space Princesses and Wookies. Come learn the ways of the Jedi and access the Force within! Featuring slapstick, magic, puppetry, bubble-play and cartoon-like sound effects Jedi Academy! allows children the chance to live out their Star Wars dreams. Be sure to wear your Star Wars inspired outfit! This program is made possible through support from NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center.
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The Jester Jim Show – 8/3, 2pm (Kids, Families)

Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.: 8/2 Children, families. Library Plaza / Rain Location: Library Auditorium. “This is not your ordinary juggling show!” Juggling, spinning iPads, beat boxing, amazing tricks and lots of laughs. With a trunk full of props and a looping machine, Jester Jim takes the stage and starts his show. Young and old will be glued to his every sound as he performs his amazing beatbox intro. Kids and adults alike will be talking about Jester Jim's wild antics for weeks. This program is made possible through support from NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center.
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Navigating by the Stars

From April 1st through June 30th, the Harriet Tubman – Journey to Freedom sculpture by Wesley Wofford will be on display in Renaissance Plaza in downtown White Plains. In conjunction with this historic visit by the sculpture, the Library and many other community partners organized events related to Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, and more. Find the full listing of the community-wide programs and events here. Navigating by the Stars Tuesday, May 17th, 6:00 p.m. (virtual) Grades 4+, Teens, Adults Have you ever wondered how ancient people told time? Or traveled from point A to point B without a smartphone
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Roots of Black Music in America

Wednesday, June 1st, 7:00 p.m. (virtual) Children, Teens, Families, Adults Note: All of our youth-focused virtual programs require a registered Zoom account to attend. Sign up for a free Zoom account here: http://zoom.us/signup. Music is a language that students of any age can understand and appreciate. It connects us, elevates our awareness, and deepens our learning beyond reading the words of a textbook. Audiences will sing, dance, use percussion, and practice call and response as they journey back in time to learn about and experience the music of the most influential Black musicians in American history. Join musician, producer, arts
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Harriet Tubman: Journey to Freedom Programs and Events

From April 1st through June 30th, the Harriet Tubman – Journey to Freedom sculpture by Wesley Wofford will be on display in Renaissance Plaza in downtown White Plains. In conjunction with this historic visit by the sculpture, the Library and many other community partners are organizing events related to Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, and more, throughout April, May, and June. Below, you will find a listing of the Library’s events in conjunction with the statue’s visit to White Plains. Get the Zoom link for each virtual program by clicking on that program’s date and time. Find the full listing
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