Hippo Playground Summer Concert Series: Joanie Leeds

The Hippo Playground Project Presents: Hippo Playground Summer Concert Series!

August 2nd (rain date August 3rd) – JOANIE LEEDS

Joanie Leeds is a Grammy-award winning musician best known for her work as children’s musical artist. Over the past decade, Joanie has won 1st place in the USA Songwriting Competition, an Independent Music Award, a GOLD Parent’s Choice Award, NAPPA GOLD Award, Family Choice Award and is a John Lennon Songwriting Competition Finalist and International Songwriting Competition Finalist.

Music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen. Stroller parking in designated area is mandatory.

July 13: MISTER G
MISTER G has released 12 albums of original, multicultural music and received numerous accolades including a Latin GRAMMY Award and five Parents’ Choice Gold Awards. He tours internationally headlining performing arts centers, festivals, and theaters, and his concerts weave together a wide variety of musical styles and languages, with original songs and stories inspired by his love of the natural world.

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

Music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen. Stroller parking in designated area is mandatory.

July 6: Divi Roxx Kids
A Divi Roxx Kids live show is a celebration of self-love and positivity for kids and families. The upbeat and sunny music is filled with powerful messages that encourage kids to become the best versions of themselves. Divinity Roxx has gained attention in the family music scene with her infectious bass beats and unique approach to meaningful music for kids and families, especially with her Grammy nominated debut family music album Ready, Set, Go! 

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

Enjoy fun for family and friends at this outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun! All performances begin at 2pm.

May 13: WonderSpark Puppets/ present “The Three Little Pigs”

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be cancelled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

Enjoy fun for family and friends at this outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun! All performances at 2pm.

June 10: Zing! / kid-focused fitness, games, and challenges.

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

Enjoy fun for family and friends at this outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun! All performances at 2pm.

July 8:  Show Up, Kids! / interactive family comedy show

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

Music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen. Stroller parking in designated area is mandatory.

July 20: Fyütch
Fyütch is a Grammy nominated music and social justice artist who combines Hip-Hop and visual storytelling to educate, entertain, and empower the next generation with songs about fatherhood, spirituality, love and positivity. His live shows are filled with spirited songs that celebrate community, history and culture through a blend of Hip-Hop, Soul, R&B, Pop and Reggae. Fyütch has been featured on The Today Show, in the New York Times, and at NowThis, Fatherly and more. His music can be heard on Sirius XM’s Kids Place Live as well as kids and family radio shows all around the country.

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

 

 

 

 

Music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen. Stroller parking in designated area is mandatory.

July 27: Bee Parks & The Hornets featuring Ants on a Log.
Bee Parks and the Hornets empowers young people and the adults who love them. Pulling from various musical inspirations, including Motown, the Beach Boys, and 90’s alt rock, Brittany begin writing a series of songs that included stories of environmentalism, social justice, equality, self-confidence, and loving your neighbor.

Ants on a Log inspires kids to face challenges with joy and justice. With their signature mix of humor and harmony, Ants on a Log’s new songs address poignant issues such as inclusion, consent, feminism, racism, and environmentalism in joyful and accessible ways.

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

 

 

 

Enjoy fun for family and friends at this outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun! All performances at 2pm.

August 12: Karma Kids Yoga / bringing stories to life with yoga poses

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

Calling all children 12 and under! Giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope and more will be waiting for your arrival. Neighbors and small groups welcome; supplies are limited.

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

Grab your friends and join us on the Pier for bingo, quiz shows, and more, with prizes for winners.

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete with a great skyline and the stars, planets, and moon in full view. Peer heavenward to see celestial wonders with the help of the Amateur Astronomer’s Association.

Summer on the Hudson events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. For weather updates, check nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.