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Kids in the 'Hood: Discover the History of Your Community (for Children 7-12 & their Families)
Center for Jewish History
New York, NY
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Join us for an exciting morning of activities that will inform, inspire, and motivate you to learn more about the history of your family and community.

Activities include:
PHOTO EXPEDITION: Tour our newest exhibit, Refuge in the Heights, and uncover clues hidden in photos. Bring your own neighborhood photos or examine some of ours.

YOU DO THE INTERVIEW: Learn kid-friendly techniques for great family interviews.

DETECTIVES TOOLBOX: Discover the best places to search for community history. Next: Explore more on our computers!

TALES ARTIFACTS TELL: Examine everyday objects from New York City history in the Museums collection  and discover what artifacts can reveal about your neighborhood.

Every family that attends this program will be entered into a raffle, with prizes including a one-year subscription to Ancestry.com and an Ancestry DNA kit. Raffle winners must be present at the 12:30 PM drawing to claim their prize.

About the programs lead developer/presenter: Ira Wolfman is the author of Climbing Your Family Tree: Online and Offline Genealogy for Kids (and other beginners). Hes developed materials for kids and families for Sesame Street, Highlights for Children, Weekly Reader, and the National Museum of American Jewish History.

Note: Our programs frequently sell out. It is highly recommended that you purchase tickets in advance.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Presented by Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute, Leo Baeck Institute & Yeshiva University Museum
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Center for Jewish History (View)
15 West 16th St.
New York, NY 10011
United States


Other > Family-Friendly

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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