Free Events for Kids in Brooklyn in October

Free Events for Kids in Brooklyn in October

They say the best things in life are free, and these family- and kid-friendly activities in Brooklyn are no exception this October.

Ed Center Open Hours FREE
WHEN: Sep. 1 - Dec. 16, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-5pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 1-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 111 Plymouth St. , DUMBO, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See a 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more..
WANT TO GO? 718-802-0603. brooklynbridgepark.org.

Museum Makers: Designing With Data FREE
WHEN: Sep. 27 - Nov. 8, Thursdays, 3:30-5:30pm
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 4701 111th St., Corona, NY
AGES: 5-8, Adult
WHAT: Participants can ask questions, collect data, uncover patterns, and design and create their very own exhibit.
WANT TO GO? 718-699-0005. nysci.org.

Understanding Your Child’s Emotions: Ages 3-5 FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 4, 6pm
WHERE: A. Fantis School, 195 State St., Downtown Brooklyn, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Get tips on how to better understand and handle tantrums and help your child begin to self-regulate.
WANT TO GO? 718-624-0501. afantis.org.

Farmhouse Family Day FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 20, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Wyckoff House Museum, 5816 Clarendon Road, East Flatbush, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Explore NYC's oldest house with scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities.
 
WANT TO GO? 718-629-5400. wyckoffmuseum.org.

Astronomy: Phases of the Moon FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 20, 8-9:30pm
WHERE: Bushwick Inlet Pop- Up Park, 50 Kent Ave., Williamsburg, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
WANT TO GO? 718-421-2021. nycgovparks.org.

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