Top Things to Do in Brooklyn With Kids in February

Top Things to Do in Brooklyn With Kids in February

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

Disney's 'Frozen: The Broadway Musical'
WHEN: Jun. 5 - Mar. 10, Tuesday-Sunday, see website for times
WHERE: St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., Midtown, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Frozen the Musical expands on the story of two sisters, giving more time to the characters we’ve come to love.
WHY WE LOVE IT: The show is faithful to the original story!
WANT TO GO? $35 and up. 877-250-2900. seatsforeveryone.com/frozen.

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
AGES: All
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.

Bringing Stories to Life Through Music
WHEN: Dec. 2 - May. 5, First Sunday of every month, 5:15pm and 6:15pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A music and movement workshop that connects famous children’s stories to everyday sounds, rhythms, and melodies. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Children 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.

F.A.M. (Family Art Magic)
WHEN: Jan. 6 - Feb. 10, Sundays, 11-12:15 and 1:30-2:45pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Children and their adult companions can explore together to discover the world through art, play fun gallery games, and create their own masterpieces in the studio. Winter classes will focus on Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power to explore themes of art and community.
WHY WE LOVE IT: This month, kids will explore work by artists in Brooklyn and the rest of New York, then get to know community-minded artists from around the world.
WANT TO GO? $27 . 718-638-5000. brooklynmuseum.org.

BAMkids Film Festival 2019
WHEN: Feb. 2 - 3, Various Times
WHERE: BAM Rose Cinemas , 30 Lafayette Ave., Fort Greene, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: This year’s fun-filled program showcases curated selections from the top children’s festivals in North America.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Get to your cinema seat a little early to enjoy the comedic magic of The Amazing Max.
WANT TO GO? Check website for prices. 718-636-4100. bam.org/programs/2019/bam-kids-film-festival.

Lunar New Year Celebration
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 3, 3:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Conservatory of Music , 58 7th Ave., Park Slope , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy a traditional Chinese celebration of the Year of the Pig, complete with a live performance of the lion dance, traditional music, and rolling dumplings and origami pig workshops. 
WHY WE LOVE IT: Bigger kids can practice Chinese calligraphy.
WANT TO GO? $20 General Admission; $15 BKCM families and students; $10 children; free for children 3 and younger. 718-622-3300. bkcm.org.

Lunar New Year in Prospect Park FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 12-4pm
WHERE: Prospect Park Audubon Center, 101 East Drive, Flatbush, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy paper-lantern making and good luck paper crafts while enjoying traditional New Year treats.
WHY WE LOVE IT: There will be nature activities as well, including a Bird Nerds Game Hour and Animal Encounter. 
WANT TO GO? 646-393-9031. prospectpark.org.

'Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic'
WHEN: Feb. 15 - 24, Check schedule for details
WHERE: The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, Midtown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic showcases live theater and the art of illusion with dance and music.
WHY WE LOVE IT: A good introduction to stage productions for littlest ones!
WANT TO GO? $15 and up. 800-345-3000. msg.com/sesame.

Senegalese Dancer and Griot Lamine Thiam FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 16, 1-2pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Central Library , 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Lamine and the Bousso Ensemble will perform Senegalese traditional dances and songs while inviting the audience to dance along.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Families will be given seating priority!
WANT TO GO? 718-230-2100. bklynlibrary.org.

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