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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!

IN-PERSON Art Adventure for Kids

WHEN: Mar. 27 - May. 29, Saturdays, 10:45-11:45am
WHERE: Creatively WILD Art Studio, 98 Water Street, DUMBO, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Work with professional artistic materials & learn techniques as you create magical works of art! Explore Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Found Object Art & more! Suitable for Kids 4.5 -8 yrs. Advanced registration required.  WANT TO GO? $55. 646-469-7498.
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IN-PERSON Art Adventure for Kids

WHEN: Mar. 28 - May. 23, Sundays, 10:45-11:45am
WHERE: Creatively WILD Art Studio, 98 Water Street, DUMBO, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Work with professional artistic materials & learn techniques as you create magical works of art! Explore Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Found Object Art & more! Ages 4.5-8. Advanced registration required.  WANT TO GO? $55. 646-469-7498.
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Spring Into Gardening

WHEN: Apr. 8 - Jun. 11, Thursdays, 4-5:30pm; Fridays, 10:30am-12pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave., Crown Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: These one-day programs are a mix of guided and self-guided activities that include watering, seeding, nature crafts, potting up, compost explorations, digging, and more. WANT TO GO? $18; $16 members. 718-623-7200.
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Art in the Garden: Spring Weekends

WHEN: Apr. 17 - May. 9, Saturdays and Sundays, see schedule for exact times
WHERE: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave., Crown Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Each Saturday and Sunday will have musical and dance performances for families to enjoy! WANT TO GO? FREE with admission: $18; $12 students and seniors; free for members and children younger than 12. 718-623-7200.
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Roller Skating

WHEN: Apr. 23 - May. 28, Mondays-Thurdays, 11am-7pm; Fridays, 11a- 6:30pm; Saturdays, 12-8pm; Sundays, 12-6pm
WHERE: LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park Brooklyn, 171 East Drive, Brooklyn, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Lakeside’s outdoor roller skating rink provides fun for kids, tweens, and adults alike.  Skate to a mix of pop hits while taking in views of Prospect Park Lake.  Skate rentals are available in children and adult sizes.

WANT TO GO? $10 weekends; $6 weekdays; $7 skate rental. 718-965-8951.
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Pop-Up Market

WHEN: Apr. 25 - Jun. 27, Sundays, 10:30am-5:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Stop by the market to shop one-of-a-kind, handmade items from local artisans. WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 718-638-5000.
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Virtual Five Boro Bike Tour

WHEN: May. 1 - 10, Anytime
WHERE: Ronald McDonald House New York, , New York, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Whether New Yorkers are staying active this spring with neighborhood walks, bike rides, or virtual home workouts, they can support families battling pediatric cancer through Ronald McDonald House New York's virtual Five Boro Bike Tour. From May 1 – 10, RMH-NY is encouraging families to sign up and bike, spin, walk, run or roller blade…(whatever gets them moving!) the distance between the five boroughs. Participants will log their activity and be able to watch themselves move on RMH-NY’s map and leaderboards. Funds raised will enable the House to continue helping families from New York City, across the U.S., and around the world by keeping them close to each other and the life-saving treatment they need.

WANT TO GO? $15. 212-639-0100.
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Living Room Comedy Show (on Zoom!) FREE

WHEN: May. 7 - 28, Fridays, 8pm
WHERE: Living Room Comedy Show, ONLINE, Brooklyn, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT:

Living Room Comedy Show (on Zoom!) The longest running stand-up comedy show in Brooklyn is still going strong! Hosted by Turner Sparks and Aaron Kominos-Smith, it's still totally clean, it's still free, and we still have the most hilarious comedians on earth joining the show. The only difference is this time it is on Zoom (so actually in your living room). Join from wherever you are to see some of TV's funniest comedians. You may be quarantined but everyone is invited. No restrictions on audience as we ask the comics to keep their acts clean. How it works: Make sure to reserve your ticket with a valid email address and we'll send you an email by noon on the day of the show with the Zoom link. You don't need to download Zoom, just click the link and the video will pop up. Tickets are limited to the first 50 reservations so get them now,.

WANT TO GO? 916-693-8387.
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Paint with Mom: Radiant Butterfly

WHEN: Saturday, May. 8, 11:30am-1:30PMpm
WHERE: Pinots Palette, 7518 13th Avenue, Dyker Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Radiant Butterfly is such a fun painting to create! Get creative with all of the different colors on this palette.

PLEASE BE PUNCTUAL! The artists are working solo due to Covid and CDC restrictions and will not be able to catch you up should you arrive late.

Here are some new guidelines and what to expect: 1. Social Distancing: All guests will be seated at their own table by reservation or request and will be spaced 6 feet apart from other guests. This means we now have limited seating, so get your reservations in early.
2. Masks: All guests are required to wear a mask 3. The studio, bathroom, and all supplies will be disinfected after each class 

Cancellation Policy: Due to the custom nature of ALL of the classes, NO REFUNDS will be issued for reservations. However, if you cancel with at least 48 hours’ notice (via email only) your payment will be turned into a store credit that can only be used for a future class. Please email dykerheights@pinotspalette.com to cancel. If you no-show for a class that you have a spot reserved, or don't give at least 48 hours’ notice, you forfeit your reservation payment. By completing the check-out process, you agree to this policy.

WANT TO GO? $32 per person. 929-337-6499.
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GREEN MEADOWS FARM MOTHER’S DAY

WHEN: May. 8 - 9, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Aviator Sports and Events Center , Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Treat Mom! Have a wonderful day outside with Mom and enjoy a picnic, play on the farm playground, and pet the animals. WANT TO GO? $12; extra charges apply for animal feed. 718-758-7500.
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Mommy and Me Cook Together

WHEN: Sunday, May. 9, 8-9:30am or 10-11:30am
WHERE: Ditmas Park Bubble, 511 Coney Island Ave. , Ditmas Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Register now for a 90 minute cooking with Mom experience. Children will make Breakfast for mom showcasing their cooking skills and then sit and eat the meal together. Come and make lasting memories with your family.

Menu: Pancakes, Sausage (beef and turkey), fruit, OJ and Fruit punch *(ask about vegan options)

Spaces are limited! All participants must wear Mask when not eating. Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID test recommended 24 hours before the event. Please call or email ditmasparkbubble@gmail.com with any questions. Payment Accepted: CASH, CashApp ($ditmasparkbubble), Zelle (347-526-3115). No refunds.

WANT TO GO? $60 per mother and child; $20 additional parent; $10 additional child. 718-872-6850.
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