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Children's Events Archive
February 26, 2012
February 11, 2012
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Poets House presents Albert Lamorisse’s timeless children’s film classic The Red Balloon.
December 03, 2011
Join Homer-in-residence Mike Romanos for a retelling of this epic tale complete with all the angry gods, flailing monsters and cunning heroes.
November 12, 2011
Based on his new book We Are Rivers, Richard Lewis and the Touchstone Center Theatre Ensemble will explore the life of a river, bringing it to life through dance and song.
October 29, 2011
For Halloween this year, world-renowned Monstrologist and Alienologist Johan Olander lectures on the secrets, eating habits, and various levels of friendliness of monsters and alie
September 17, 2011
Children have the opportunity to be inspired by an exhibition of giant 'poetry balloons' inistalled in the gallery at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Art Center at Governors Island.
September 10, 2011
Chrissie Gittins reads from her latest book of poems, The Humpback’s Wail, and shares the different ways in which she creates her poetry and writing.
June 04, 2011
Performed by the Touchstone Center Theatre Ensemble in Teardrop Park South, Poets House’s beautiful “backyard,” this mythic story by Richard
May 14, 2011
April 16, 2011
Illustrator for the New Yorker and creator of over a hundred children’s books, James Stevenson reads from Popcorn, Sweet Corn, Just Around the Corner