227 4th Avenue
Park Slope, NY 11215
Description: Vendors, puppets, superheroes, and plenty of fun will be had at this marketplace and entertainment hub. Among those performing for the kids are the Puppet People, who have garnered acclaim and an audience at Lincoln Center. Also take your chance to win an iPad 2, free cafe drinks, pizza pies, and other prizes in the marketplace's raffle.
Venue Description: The Brooklyn Lyceum is a multipurpose arts venue and cultural center in Park Slope with a theater, gymnasium, and café. This public-bath-turned-art space reopened in 2002, and hosts lectures, discussions, classes, art exhibits, concerts, performances, other live entertainment, and also offers sports and recreation.
The family-friendly venue's main space is a 3,600-square-foot brick-lined theater, with folding chairs for performances. Kids' activities include classes and camps involving music, art, theater, and performance. The theater acts as a cinema and shows kid-friendly films. In its gymnasium space, the venue offers sports and recreational opportunities for all ages throughout the year. The Lyceum also hosts several festivals, including the annual New Yorker Festival.
The Brooklyn Lyceum is located at 227 4th Avenue, between President and Union streets, in Brooklyn. Café hours are Monday-Friday 7am-12pm, and Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm. Nearby parking lots and street parking are available; nearest subway is the Union Street R train stop. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 718-857-4816 or visit brooklynlyceum.com.