Take a look at some family and kid-friendly Hanukkah events happening in the Brooklyn area this holiday season!
Health Plus Kidz Cook: Hanukkah Treats
Kids learn to make gourmet potato latkes. December 11 at 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm. Age: TOD, YE, TW. $6; FREE members and children under 1. Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island. 718-273-2060; www.statenislandkids.org.
Celebrate Hanukkah at the Staten Island Children's Museum
Kids can make and take home their own Hanukkah menorah. December 12 and 13 at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Age: TOD, YE, TW. $6; FREE members and children under 1. Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island. 718-273-2060. www.statenislandkids.org.
The Klezmatics Hanukkah Party
The Grammy-winning Klezmatics perform songs from their Hanukkah album featuring lyrics by long-time Brooklyn resident Woody Guthrie. December 13 at 2pm. All ages. $15; $12 college students and seniors; $10 Arts Lover subscriber. Kingsborough Community College, Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center, 2001 Oriental Boulevard. 718-368-5596; www.kbcc.cuny.edu.
Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanza Children's Holiday Party
Join Ms. Janis in celebrating Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanza. Features music for toddlers and pre-K children in an interactive live performance. Benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Long Island Chapter. December 19 at 3pm. Age: TOD, YE. $10 per parent and child; $5 each additional child. Linger Café & Lounge, 533 Atlantic Avenue (between 3rd and 4th Avenues). 646-696-5671; www.msjanis.com.
Family Celebration at the Jewish Museum
Visit The Jewish Museum for special Hanukkah tours and a Hanukkah concert featuring the kiddie-rock stylings of singer Shira Kline. Hanukkah tours are at 2:15pm on December 15, 17, 22, 24, and 29. Concert on December 13 at 2pm. All ages. Admission (includes a tour): $12; $7.50 students; FREE children under 12. Concert tickets: $16; $11 children. The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, Manhattan. 212-423-3200; www.thejewishmuseum.org.