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Shows to See with Kids in Brooklyn in May

Shows to See with Kids in Brooklyn in May

Come one, come all, to these family-friendly shows and performances in and near Brooklyn in May! With tons of kid-friendly productions and engaging family-friendly shows, who knows, your kids might get bitten by the acting bug!

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, May. 1, 7-9pm
WHERE: Old Stone House , 336 3rd St., Park Slope, NY
WHAT: This group is intended to provide a musical home for folks interested in playing tunes with other musicians, learning to play by ear, and overall increasing their own musical skill.
WANT TO GO? 718-614-2919.

Events for Youth and Families: 'Madeline and the Bad Hat' FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 4, 1-2pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Central Library , 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights, NY
WHAT: ArtsPower’s colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series.
WANT TO GO? 718-230-2100.

Best of BAMkids Film Festival
WHEN: Sunday, May. 5, 2pm
WHERE: BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave., Fort Greene, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Enjoy a selection of the most popular films from this year’s BAMkids Film Festival.
WANT TO GO? $10; $7 children . 718-636-4100.

Magic At Coney!!!
WHEN: May. 5 - 26, 12-2pm
WHERE: Coney Island Museum , 1208 Surf Ave., Coney Island, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: "Magic at Coney!!!” is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of illusionists, escape artists, mentalists, and close-up magicians from around the world.
WANT TO GO? $10; $5 children 12 and younger . 347-699-4386.

The Little OPERA Theatre Of NY Presents The New York Premiere Of Benjamin Britten's 'Owen Wingrave'
WHEN: May. 9 - 12, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 3pm
WHERE: GK Arts Center, 29 Jay St., Downtown Brooklyn, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Based on a ghost story by Henry James, Owen Wingrave sets a young man's scruples and beliefs against the fanaticism of his family.
WANT TO GO? $20-$45. 646-765-4773.

Princess Backpack and Benjamin
WHEN: Sunday, May. 12, 11am
WHERE: Jalopy Theatre, 315 Columbia St., Red Hook, NY
WHAT: This show will feature a toe-tapping band, prizes, and 10% of all proceeds will go to children's charities.
WANT TO GO? $10; $5 children; $25 family. 718-395-3214.

FilmAfrica BAMkids Matinee
WHEN: Sunday, May. 26, 2pm
WHERE: BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave., Fort Greene, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Enjoy a feature selected from this year’s FilmAfrica festival. 
WANT TO GO? $10; $7 children 12 and younger . 718-636-4100.

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