Kids Theater in Brooklyn Week of February 4

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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 4 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 4, 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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Peek-a-Boo time - Brooklyn Public Library, Leonard branch
February 04, 2013 - Williamsburg

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

Preschool Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library, Windsor Terrace branch
February 04, 2013 - Windsor Terrace

Children enjoy stories from new and classic picture books, play, and enjoy various activities.

Board Games for Kids - Brooklyn Public Library, Cypress Hills branch
February 04, 2013 - Cypress Hills

Kids play traditional board games.

Toddler Time Story Time and Sing Along with Ms. Cindy - Brooklyn Public Library, Windsor Terrace branch
February 05, 2013 - Windsor Terrace

Stories, playtime, and lots of singing!

Chess - Brooklyn Public Library, Kings Highway branch
February 05, 2013 - Gravesend

Chess for kids 8 and older.

Our Garden Club - Brooklyn Public Library, Flatlands branch
February 05, 2013 - Marine Park

Kids with and without disabilities do gardening, explore gardening books, and hear stories, music, and crafts related to gardening. Part of The Child's Place for Children with Special Needs.

Disco Time and Sing Along - Brooklyn Public Library, Cortelyou branch
February 06, 2013 - Ditmas Park

Join Gillad Khalifa and Yoni the Puppet for disco dancing and Sing alongs.

826 NYC After School Tutoring - Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburg branch
February 06, 2013 - Brooklyn

Kids can get help with homework.

Wii for Tweens - Brooklyn Public Library, Greenpoint branch
February 06, 2013 - Greenpoint

Tweens play Mario Kart and Smash Bros. on the Wii.

Classical Interludes: Brooklyn Philharmonic Chamber Players - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 06, 2013 - Prospect Heights

The Brooklyn Phil's chamber group examines Brooklyn's history as a classical music hotbed at the turn of the previous century. Enjoy excerpts from Brooklyn-based composers.

Story Craft - Brooklyn Public Library, Pacific branch
February 07, 2013 - Park Slope

Create an arts and crafts project based on a story read aloud earlier in the session.

Ridge Kids Write - Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge branch
February 07, 2013 - Bay Ridge

Kids practice their writing skills in a focused workshop environment.

Chess Class - Brooklyn Public Library, Kings Bay branch
February 07, 2013 - Homecrest

Babies and toddlers enjoy stories, singing, and arts and crafts.

Cancer Support Group - New York Methodist Hospital
February 07, 2013 - Park Slope

This group meets the first Thursday of every month for those who have survived and are currently being treated for cancer.

Movies - Brooklyn Public Library, Mapleton branch
February 08, 2013 - Mapleton

Kids enjoy an after-school movie.

Teen and Tween Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Stone Avenue branch
February 08, 2013 - Brownsville

Teens and tweens gather for books, games, music, homework, and socializing.

Family Movie Night - Moxie Spot
February 08, 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.

Chinese New Year: The Snake - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 09, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Performers present examples of Chinese performing arts on this day of celebrating Chinese New Year and the year of the snake.

Nature Exploration Hike (moderate) - Prospect Park Picnic House
February 10, 2013 - Park Slope

Explore Prospect Park's nature with this moderate hike.

Words are Freedom: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 10, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Douglass's narrative is the most famous written account of an enslaved American and he describes his barbaric treatment, his struggle to become literate, and his eventual escape from slavery.

Sunday Family Bingo Night - The Moxie Spot
February 10, 2013 - Brooklyn Heights

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

Lunar New Year Festival - Brooklyn Millennium High School
February 10, 2013 - Park Slope

Enjoy hands-on arts & crafts activities, performances that include traditional Chinese sword, ribbon, and folk dance, and the Peking Opera featuring the living Peking Opera legend, Qi Shu-fang. Also appearing is the modern Chinese rock band, Hsu-nami, who integrate rock with the Chinese classical music instrument, the Erhu.

Preschool Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library, Windsor Terrace branch
February 11, 2013 - Windsor Terrace

Children ages 2-5 enjoy a read aloud and an art activity.

Tween Arts and Crafts - Brooklyn Public Library, central branch
February 11, 2013 - Prospect Heights

Tweens enjoy arts and crafts.

Babies and Books - Brooklyn Public Library, Carroll Gardens branch
February 11, 2013 - Carroll Gardens

Babies and toddlers enjoy books, songs, and social interaction.

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.

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.