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Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this Weekend

Plan the best weekend ever with your kids in Brooklyn!


Enjoy these fun weekend things to do with your kids in Brooklyn. Start planning your weekend now with our editorially curated list of the top things to do.


*Be sure to call venues ahead of time to make sure events are still happening in the wake of coronavirus concerns.*

Whether you want to find fun things to do this weekend that are close to home or you're planning a day trip near New York City, check out our picks for in-person and virtual kids' activities in Brooklyn this weekend! There are lots of family activities this weekend, from storytimes and concerts to museum exhibits, crafts activities, seasonal events, and more. Look no further for ideas and plan your family's weekend in Brooklyn with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly events happening in and around your neighborhood, including fun things to do with kids in Coney Island, Brooklyn Heights, Staten Island, Prospect Park, Flatbush, Canarsie, Crown Heights, Windsor Terrace, Park Slope Dumbo, Prospect Heights, and Fort Greene. Check out our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month, and for more fun in the New York area, visit our Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland weekend roundups!

Staff Story Time FREE
WHEN: Sep. 7 - Dec. 27, Saturdays, 1:30pm
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore PLG, 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Greenlight staff choose their favorite read-alouds to share with the youngest book lovers. WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com.

Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket
WHEN: Nov. 29 - Dec. 26, Saturdays, 8am-4pm
WHERE: Greenmarket, Prospect Park West & Flatbush Ave, West Brooklyn, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Shop fresh produce, flowers, and more. Drop off your food scrap compost and bring clothing to be recycled.  WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 212-788-7900. grownyc.org/greenmarket/ourmarkets.

Cortelyou Greenmarket
WHEN: Dec. 1 - 27, Sundays, 8am-3pm
WHERE: Greenmarket, Cortelyou Road and Rugby Road, Ditmas Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Shop at the market, recycle old clothes, and drop off your food scap compost.  WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 212-788-7900. grownyc.org/greenmarket/ourmarkets.

Magic at Coney
WHEN: Jan. 5 - Dec. 27, Sundays, 12pm
WHERE: Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave., Coney Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See this magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists, and close-up magicians from around the world. WANT TO GO? $12; $8 children younger than 12. 718-372-5159. coneyisland.com.

Sunday Author Story Time FREE
WHEN: Mar. 8 - Dec. 20, Sundays, 11:30am (Prospect Lefferts Garden) and 1:30pm (Fort Greene)
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore Prospect Lefferts Garden/, 632 Flatbush Ave./686 Fulton St., Prospect Lefferts Garden/Fort Greene, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Authors and illustrators present their new books with interactive readings and drawings, and often activities and crafts too!  WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com.

ONLINE Puppet Show LIVE FREE
WHEN: Sep. 4 - Mar. 26, Fridays, 11am
WHERE: WonderSpark Puppets, , , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Get ready for a highly interactive, very silly puppet show! WANT TO GO? https://facebook.com/events/2463180740662088/.

IN PERSON Jack & the Beanstalk
WHEN: Sep. 25 - Dec. 23, Wednesdays-Sundays, 12:30pm
WHERE: Puppetworks Inc, 338 Sixth Avenue, at 4th Street, Park Slope, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT:

Puppetworks is pleased to announce the Re-Opening of its Park Slope theatre with a Hand Puppet adaptation of the classic folk tale, “Little Red Riding Hood.” Adapted by Michael Thomas, with Puppets by Nicolas Coppola, the production is set in Cajun country (Louisiana) and features a Cajun musical score. Reservations requested. Suggested for ages 3 and older. 

WANT TO GO? $11; $10 children. 718-965-3391. http://puppetworks.org/.

IN PERSON Science Lab Jr.
WHEN: Oct. 13 - Nov. 30, Sundays-Thursdays, 11:30am and 3:30pm
WHERE: Jewish Children's Museum, 792 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Gear up and get ready to try out some awesome science experiments while discovering wonders of Torah. Ages 3+ Duration: Approximately 30 min.

WANT TO GO? $15. 718-467-0600. jcm.museum.

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