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April Top Picks: New York

Apr 16 · Top Picks

Check out Acorn’s top picks in New York this month! We’ve got you covered, whatever you fancy. Choose from coding to surf school, stroller tours to hip hop and more…

Stroller Tours
What: 0-2yrs. Enjoy a special stroller-friendly tour for children and their caregivers. Led by museum educators, this interactive exploration of current exhibitions includes touchable objects, art-making, and adult conversation. Single strollers and front baby carriers only. Designed for children up to 24 months.
Where: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Cost (starts from): Free


Beginner Girl Code Classes
What: 8-13yrs. The goal of Beginner Girl Code Classes is to empower young ladies to see the power in coding. Coding is a way to solve problems. They could create an app that can help people donate leftover food from their fridge to homeless shelters. They could send drones with portable WiFi devices to Africa to give children access to a free online education. Coding is a powerful tool to help your daughter change the world.
Where: The Coding Space (Upper East Side), 165 E, 88th Street, New York
Cost (starts from): $675.00


Quick Start Program
What: 4-9yrs. Manhattan Tennis Academy offers Quick Start Program for the students. This class is your child’s introduction to the game of tennis. At this level, the goal is to get them to love the game of tennis while establishing a good fundamental base with their technique and athletic skills. Players will focus on improving their movement and rallying skills.
Where: The Manhattan Tennis Academy, 341 8th Ave, New York
Cost (starts from): $1749.00


Puppet Shows
What: 5mo-5yrs. Since its inception, Puppetonia has taught children so much more than just their ABC’s and 123′s. The music and puppet shows incorporate important social skills, early academics, thinking skills, motor skills, and self- expression. The music is fun and upbeat, and the children are encouraged to move to the rhythm, follow verbal instructions, practice sequential movements, and have a great time. And there are bubbles galore!
Where: Puppetonia - Land of Music and Puppets
Cost (starts from): $17.00


Prenatal Classes
What: All ages. Prenatal Reformer Pilates classes are safe and suitable for women in all stages of pregnancy. Grounded in anatomy with a foundation of safe deep core activation, these workouts will lengthen, strengthen, and stabilize your body, with focus on preparing you for labor and postpartum recovery. Classes combine beginner, intermediate and advanced Pilates repertoire, using props to modify and transform exercises to suit your physical needs.
Where: East River Pilates, 41 Broadway, NY
Cost (starts from): $35.00


What: All ages. Learn the art of boxing and how to defend yourself.
Where: John's Boxing Gym, West Bronx, New York
Cost (starts from): $50.00


Birthday Party
What: 0-10yrs. The kids room is designed with bright colors and has child-sized chairs and kids resources (toys, craft materials, etc.) to simulate a playroom. It is perfect for a kid's birthday party or any sort of event involving up to 8 children. Interested in more than just space rental? Be Fluent can also organize a birthday party with music, food, and goodie bags for an additional cost.
Where: Be Fluent NYC, 15 West 39th Street, 11th Floor, New York
Cost (starts from): $25.00


Immerse Me
What: 6-18yrs. The best birthday party in NYC is with YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club. Kids, Tweens, Teens and adults will love gaming and 360 Videos. YokeyPokey brings VR to everyone through private parties, team outings, fundraisers or corporate events in our location a block away from Barclays center or to any location of our clients choosing. YokeyPokey cater the experiences to our guests and their passions.
Where: YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club, Boerum Hill, New York
Cost (starts from): $25.00


Studio Sunday
What: All ages. The Museum of Arts and Design.
Where: The Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019, USA, New York
Cost (starts from): Free


Youth Hip Hop (Level 1)
What: 6-12yrs. Choreography by Rae offers Hip Hop Dance class for the summer. Students learn Hip Hop Dance Choreography and Dance Technique. This Hip Hop Dance class explores Old School Hip Hop dance moves, current dance trends, and Commercial Hip Hop. Small class sizes are ideal for student development. They offer a friendly environment for students of all abilities.
Where: Choreography by Rae, 131 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023
Cost (starts from): $25.00


There are 9 different categories for all ages for a fun filled month! Download the Acorn app through this link. Available for both iOS and Android.

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