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Top Things to Do in Brooklyn With Kids in April

Top Things to Do in Brooklyn With Kids in April

These are the best things to do in Brooklyn for kids this April, including including exciting indoor and outdoor events, seasonal fun, entertaining shows, and more!

Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker Ocean Wonders: Sharks!
WHEN: Jun. 30 - 30, daily, 10am-6pm
WHERE: New York Aquarium, 602 Surf Ave., Coney Island, NY
WHAT: See the more than 115 species, including sand tiger sharks and sandbar sharks, that live in this state-of-the-art exhibit.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Sharks aren't your thing? There are also rays, sea turtles, and other marine life that live right off the Coney Island Boardwalk.
WANT TO GO? $12; free for children 2 and younger . 718-265-3474. nyaquarium.com.

Macy's Flower Show FREE
WHEN: Mar. 24 - Apr. 7, Monday-Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-9pm
WHERE: Macy's, 100-104 W. 35th St., Midtown, NY
WHAT: Journey to Paradisios gives visitors a glimpse of the cosmos reimagined through flowers and garden landscapes. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Special in-store events include floral, food, and fashion demonstrations, and celebrity appearances.
WANT TO GO? 212-695-4400. macys.com.

Little Orchestra Society: The Three C's…Culture, Classical Music, and Composing!
WHEN: Sunday, Apr. 7, 4:15-5pm and 5:15-6pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: This music and movement workshop connects famous children’s stories to everyday sounds, rhythms, and melodies.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Kids can experiment with new ways of self-expression through singing, playing instruments, and creating sounds to represent ideas.
WANT TO GO? $11; free for children younger than 1. 718-735-4400. brooklynkids.org.

WHEN: Apr. 12 - 28, see website for times
WHERE: The New Victory Theater, 209 W. 42nd St., Midtown, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Playing with space and time this ensemble of South Korean illusionists will boggle minds!
WHY WE LOVE IT: With impressive visual effects, Chaplin-esque comedy, and a running time of 70 minutes, this is an ideal family show.
WANT TO GO? $17 and up. 646-223-3010. newvictory.org.

Family Time at BHS DUMBO- Changing Perspectives: Collage FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 13, 10:30am-1:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Historical Society Dumbo, 55 Water St., Dumbo, NY
WHAT: Visit Waterfront, a new exhibition and stay to enjoy a special morning for families with crafts and discoveries. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Kids can dress up like the women welders of the Brooklyn Navy Yard in WWII, touch and smell cochineal bugs and coffee beans, and film videos of themselves traveling back in time.
WANT TO GO? 718-222-4111. brooklynhistory.org/dumbo.

2nd Annual Easter Bunny Hop FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 13, 12-5pm
WHERE: Bed Bath and Beyond at Liberty View, 850 3rd Ave., Greenwood Heights, NY
WHAT: Visit the Easter Garden where you can meet the Easter Bunny and take your picture with him. Then enjoy an egg hunt at Industry City.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Industry City will have music and dancing with Rock and Roll Playhouse, face painting, crafts, and chocolate eggs!
WANT TO GO? 929-305-3821. bedbathandbeyond.com/brooklyn.

Get Up, Stand Up 2019
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 13, 2pm
WHERE: BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Place, Fort Greene, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: This family-friendly concert celebrates the power of music and song, featuring a performance by Brown Rice Family. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Don't miss the workshop taking place right before the main event!
WANT TO GO? $10. 718-636-4100. bam.org.

'Underneath A Magical Moon'
WHEN: Sunday, Apr. 14, 2pm
WHERE: Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Blvd., Manhattan Beach, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: This new play by international award-winning writer Mike Kenny reimagines the story of Peter Pan, as told by Wendy Darling. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Meet the cast after the show too!
WANT TO GO? Various prices . 718-368-5596. onstageatkingsborough.org.

Farmhouse Family Day: Earth Day Celebration FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 27, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Wyckoff House Museum, 5816 Clarendon Road, East Flatbush, NY
WHAT: Learn how to care for plants and trees in honor of Earth Day. Arrive early to receive a tree from the New York Restoration Project.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Families can explore the historic farmhouse and garden, create a seed art activity, try historic toys and games, and join in for a special community seed exchange.
WANT TO GO? 718-629-5400. wyckoffmuseum.org.

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