Kids Theater in Brooklyn Week of February 18

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free and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn Check out these free and low-cost family and children's theater performances playing the week of February 18 in Brooklyn. See if your favorite play or musical will be in town and get all the details on the performance, or just browse the theater listings to find a fun new show that your family can go see together. In the warmer months, you may also find outdoor concerts and performances, including outdoor movies. Whether you live in Brooklyn or will just be visiting during the week of February 18, you'll find plenty of entertainment in the theaters. For more free and low-cost upcoming family and children's events in Brooklyn, go to our complete calendar of events.

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Midwinter Recess - Prospect Park Audubon Center
February 18, 2013 - Flatbush

The Audubon center will be open during the midwinter break for a variety of nature activities and learning opportunities.

Coming In from the Cold - Lefferts Historic House
February 18, 2013 - Flatbush

Bundle up and visit the Lefferts Historic House for some indoor fun. Learn how to play Nine-Man Morris, make your very own playing board to take home, and experience how life was before TV, the internet, and video games.

Twilight Tours - Prospect Park Audubon Center
February 18, 2013 - Flatbush

Learn about Winter Finches and other visiting bird species. See them up close and personal.

Preschool Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Highlawn branch
February 19, 2013 - Bensonhurst

Stories, finger plays, and playtime for preschoolers.

Story Craft - Brooklyn Public Library, Fort Hamilton branch
February 19, 2013 - Bay Ridge

Kids hear a story and make a related craft.

Our Garden Club - Brooklyn Public Library, Flatlands branch
February 19, 2013 - Marine Park

Children, with and without special needs, learn about gardening, read gardening-related books, hear storytelling and music, and make crafts. Part of The Child's Place for Children with Special Needs.

Arts and Crafts - Brooklyn Public Library, Sheepshead Bay branch
February 20, 2013 - Sheepshead Bay

Kids create their own, unique crafts.

Chess Club - Brooklyn Public Library, Carroll Gardens branch
February 20, 2013 - Carroll Gardens

Chess for all ages.

Knitting Workshop - Brooklyn Public Library, Bedford branch
February 20, 2013 - Crown Heights

Knitters of all levels are welcome to this all-ages workshop. Bring your own yarn and needles.

Hepatitis C Support Group - New York Methodist Hospital
February 20, 2013 - Park Slope

A monthly support group for those being treated with Hepatitis C. Meets the third Wednesday of the month.

Tutoring - Brooklyn Public Library, Cypress Hills branch
February 21, 2013 - Cypress Hills

Kids can get tutoring help from an NYC schoolteacher.

Chess and Checkers - Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington branch
February 21, 2013 - Kensington

Kids get the grid with chess and checkers.

Black History Month Reading Circle - Brooklyn Public Library, Canarsie branch
February 21, 2013 - Canarsie

Teens bring their favorite work by a great African-American poet or novelist, or a speech by an inspiring African-American figure, to read out loud and discuss with the group. Original works are also welcome.

Movies - Brooklyn Public Library, Walt Whitman branch
February 22, 2013 - Fort Greene

Kids watch a movie based on a children's story book.

Chess Workshop - Brooklyn Public Library, Sheepshead Bay branch
February 22, 2013 - Sheepshead Bay

Everyone is invited to this chess workshop. All levels and ages are welcome.

Family Movie Night - Moxie Spot
February 22, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

The Moxie Spot combines its comfy food with a program of short movies and a family-friendly feature. Check website for movie titles.

Birding: Winter Birds - Clove Lakes Park
February 23, 2013 - Staten Island

Clove Lakes Park is for the birds...winter birds! Enjoy them up close and in the sky.

Saturday Family Programs: Charlotte's Web - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 23, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Enjoy the wonderful E. E. Cummings story as brought to life in this theatrical production.

4th Saturday Wildcard Night - The Moxie Spot
February 23, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

What's happening at the Moxie Spot? Come down and yell for your favorite activity. Whatever the vast majority decides, wins (or whomever yells the loudest!).

Summer Camp Open House - PacPlex
February 23, 2013 - Flatlands

PacKids Summer Camp offers campers a variety of activities in a family-like atmosphere. Kids enjoy daily outdoor swimming, basketball, and soccer on indoor courts and field. They are also introduced to gymnastics and dance. Caring and attentive counselors maintain a positive and uplifting environment. This year campers will enjoy brand new facilities at PacPlex which is currently being rebuilt after sustaining severe damage in Hurricane Sandy. We are having an open house for registration. Come for our Early Bird Discount.

Nature Exploration (moderate) - High Rock Park Ranger Station
February 24, 2013 - Staten Island

Enjoy the natural beauty of High Rock Park with this moderate hike.

Sunday Family Bingo Night - The Moxie Spot
February 24, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

Small prizes for the winners. Break out some of Moxie Spot's board games, too.

Purim Masquerade Disco Ball - Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace
February 24, 2013 - Windsor Terrace

Make some hamentashen, enjoy a puppet show, show off your costume, dance to the disco fever, and celebrate the story of Purim.

Words are Freedom: Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 24, 2013 - Prospect Heights

This event will discuss the autobiographical account by Jacobs, a former slave, of her master's cruelty and physical abuse, and her harrowing experience as a fugitive attempting to secure her children's freedom.

Classical Interludes: Apollo Trio - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 24, 2013 - Prospect Heights

The Apollo Trio perform work by Mozart, Rachmaninoff, and Schubert.

Preschool Story and Craft - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 25, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Preschoolers, ages 3-6, hear a story and make a craft.

Lego Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Leonard branch
February 25, 2013 - Williamsburg

Kids set their imaginations free using Lego building blocks.

Peek-a-Boo time - Brooklyn Public Library, Leonard branch
February 25, 2013 - Williamsburg

Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays.

Fantasia's Feeding Frenzy - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Through March 31, 2013 - Crown Heights

Look for animal curators in the Science Inquiry Center and see what's on the menu for Fantasia, the museum's 21-foot-long albino Burmese python.

School Tour - Brooklyn Free School
Through March 31, 2013 - Clinton Hill

Learn about this K-12 independent school known for its student-centered and student-directed initiatives. Email to reserve a spot.

Introduction to Birdwatching - Prospect Park Audubon Center
Through May 01, 2013 - Flatbush

Explore the Park's natural areas and learn how to look for amazing birds. Take a tour and learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Friday Singalong with Jarrod - Greenlight Booksstore
Through May 31, 2013 - Fort Greene

Greenlight offers a weekly singalong/story time event for babies and toddlers each Friday afternoon! Meet in the kids section for 40 minutes of favorite songs and stories for the littlest booklovers, led by Greenlight bookseller Jarrod and his trusty guitar.

Nature's Helpers - Prospect Park Audubon Center
Through June 01, 2013 - Flatbush

Spend some time outside enjoying nature while helping to keep the Park clean. Families are encouraged to come and take a tour of the Park and its waterways and help keep it tidy along the way. Gloves, garbage bags, and trash grabbers will be provided.

Breastfeeding Support Group - New York Methodist Hospital
Through June 30, 2013 -

Discuss questions and concerns regarding breastfeeding and find support and encouragement with this group, which meets regularly.