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Life Symphony: The Origins - Triskelion Arts
Through May 05, 2019 - Brooklyn
Life Symphony: The Origins by Alternative Synergy Alternative Synergy the Company (ASTC), with two sold-out full productions in 2018, "ASTC The Debut" and "ASTC The Debut Part II," is proud to present yet another phenomenal dance production — Life Symphony: The Origins. The dance performances include a combination of contemporary and street style dance techniques paired with a custom soundtrack by a Brooklyn-based recording artist, Busy Beds, and mixed by Italian sound engineer Good Things Record. Life Symphony: The Origins is character driven, with each story focusing on the struggles of expression of the inner artistic nature. The stories are derived from the choreographers' and dancers' real-life experiences, ranging from sincere to humorous while being universally accessible to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The hour-long show will see the return of some of "The Debut's" most popular pieces, as well as at least 30 minutes of new, and have never been seen before pieces. The styles include Lite Feet, Popping, Stilettos, House, Flexing and a Contemporary. Life Symphony opens the doors to the exciting ASTC lineup of performances for the company in 2019. A journey into humanity, talent, challenge and community. Directed by Founder and Director of Choreography of ASTC, Amanda Spilinga.
Stroller Safari: Spring Sundays - Prospect Park Zoo
Through May 19, 2019 - New York
Stroller Safari: Spring Tuesdays - Prospect Park Zoo
Through May 21, 2019 - New York
Thursday Workshops with The Little Orchestra Society - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through May 23, 2019 - Crown Heights
Every Thursday, children and families are invited to create their own melodies, discover cultures and build communities as they explore new sounds and songs that tell the story of incredible people and places.
ColorLab - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through May 24, 2019 - Crown Heights
ColorLab is BCM's new family art studio inspired by contemporary African-American, Afro-Caribbean, and African artists! Rotating programs will feature the work and material inspirations of African-American, Afro-Caribbean, and African contemporary artists, including Chakaia Booker, Wangechi Mutu, and Jack Whitten. Learn about Afrofuturism through a toolbox containing books, materials, and prompts to guide creating. Each visit to ColorLab will offer new ways to experiment with art and new ideas to explore. Hands-on programs will be supported by BCM’s teaching artists and educators.
The Buttons - The Great Room
Through May 26, 2019 - Brooklyn
Enjoy some sweet, silly original children's music for kids of all ages.
The Buttons - Jill Lindsey
Through May 26, 2019 - Brooklyn
Sweet, silly original kids music for kids of all ages!
The Buttons - Wild Was Mama
Through May 30, 2019 - Brooklyn
Check out this mom and baby boutique to hear sweet, silly original kids music for all ages.
CP Soccer for Kids With Cerebral Palsy - Cadman Plaza
Through June 16, 2019 - New York
CP soccer is a league for kids with cerebral palsy, hemiplegia or traumatic brain injury to play soccer with peers just like them. Kids must be ambulatory and be able to run and kick a ball. Training each Sunday by special coaches trained for CP soccer. Boys and girls are welcome and no prior experience with soccer is required.
Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker Ocean Wonders: Sharks! - New York Aquarium
Through June 30, 2019 - Coney Island
Explore the coral reef, wander through a shipwreck, and peer over the Hudson Canyon in this brand new exhibit all about sharks, open year-round. More than 115 species, including sand tiger sharks, sandbar sharks, and loggerhead sea turtles, live in this state-of-the-art exhibit.
Brooklyn Borough Hall Saturday Greenmarket - Brooklyn Borough Hall
Through December 07, 2019 - Downtown Brooklyn
Buy fresh and locally grown fruits and vegetables year-round at your local greenmarket! You can also take part in programs like nutrition workshops, clothing collections, and food scrap collections.
New York Road Runners Open Run - Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Through December 18, 2019 - Brooklyn Heights
Open Run is a new community-based initiative that empowers local volunteers to bring free weekly runs to local neighborhood parks all over NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on park, but they are between 2½-3 miles.
Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home as bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome.
Friday Drop-Off - Brooklyn Game Lab
Through December 27, 2019 - Park Slope
An opportunity to play Dungeons & Dragons with some of the best "Dungeon Masters" in NYC! They create characters and go on multi-month campaigns with a band of adventurous kids each week - making great friends as they quest for treasure and glory. New players welcome every week.
Photo by Marc Goldberg Photography
Saturday Author Story Time - Greenlight Bookstore
Through December 28, 2019 - Fort Greene
Authors and illustrators of picture books visit on Saturdays to present their new books with interactive readings and drawings, and often activities and crafts too.
Sunday Bookseller Story Time - Greenlight Bookstore
Through December 29, 2019 - Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Neighborhood families are invited to join the booksellers of Greenlight for story time every Sunday morning. Greenlight staff choose their favorite read-alouds to share with the youngest booklovers, with great books ranging from classics and award-winners to the best new releases and local favorites.
Transit Tots - New York Transit Museum
Through December 31, 2020 - Brooklyn Heights
Head to the New York Transit Museum every Thursday for stories, art exploration, and hands-on investigations of fun themes such as animals underground, the people and buildings of New York City, colors and shapes, and, of course, the city's subways and buses! Free with admission. For ages 2-5 and adult companions.