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Tot Shabbat

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Bay Ridge Jewish Center
  • Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Bay Ridge
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

Laugh, jump, sing along, and welcome Shabbat with stories, music, challah, and grape juice, led by the amazing Tkiya Music. Ages 0-5.

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ICE SKATING THEME PARTY: 90'S HITS

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 11am-8pm
  • Industry City
  • 274 36th St, Sunset Park
  • All Ages
  • $10; $6 ages 12 and younger; $9 skate rental

Skate into winter with the music of the 90's!

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Teen Night

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 6-8pm
  • Hall That Fun
  • 509 Rogers Avenue, Prospect Lefferts Gardens
  • Teen
  • $20

Youths will be chaperoned in a safe, kid-friendly environment where they can network with other peers, play games, stream music, and simply have fun.

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GAME ON! and RIF Book Club

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Play with board games and get free books in the RIF book club.

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Free Art Fridays with Sadie Kadlec

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 3-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
  • 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburg
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Explore new techniques and materials with local artist Sadie Kadlec in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old! Advanced registration required.

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Mandarin Immersion Program Info Session

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 8:45am
  • Science, Language & Arts International School
  • 9 Hanover Place, Brooklyn
  • Adult
  • FREE

Find out about open seats, scholarships and financial aid, and admission to Mandarin immersion tracks! Enrolling nursery to 1st grade for Fall 2020...

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LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 12-3pm
  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $10; $7; free for children younger than 3

Children will enjoy treats, tales, and traditional crafts as part of one of the biggest cultural celebrations in the world.

 

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Mindful Parenting of School Age Children

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1-2:30pm
  • Classeteria
  • 284 Suydam St., Bushwick
  • Adult
  • $75 couple; $40 individual

This workshop will offer insight and support for parents looking to extend their positive parenting practice from the early years to a child’s middle years.

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Saturday Story Time

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for story time. 

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Lunar New Year: Special Art Workshop

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; free for members

Create lucky red envelopes using calligraphy in this celebratory workshop.

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YA Book Club

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library - Mill Basin
  • 2385 Ralph Ave., Brooklyn
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The Brooklyn Public Library, Mill Basin branch is happy to present the YA Book Club. Parents, teachers, teens and interested readers are invited to...

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BRIC Family Programming- House Party: 2020 Visions

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 12-5pm
  • BRIC
  • 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE with RSVP

Welcome to the future! During the 2020 Visions House Party, families come together to explore citizenship and envision the future that we want to s...

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CHARLOTTE'S WEB

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2pm
  • On Stage At Kingsborough
  • 2001 Oriental Boulevard , Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $13

This treasured tale, featuring madcap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship.

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Story Time: Michele Wong McSween presents Gordon & Li Li: Celebrate Chinese New Year

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join Michele Wong McSween, author of the Gordon & Li Li series, for an interactive story time, with some special Chinese New Year coloring sheets! 

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Staff Story Time with Gordon & Li Li: Celebrate Chinese New Year!

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore
  • 686 Fulton St. (at S. Portland St.), Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the bookstore for an interactive story time, with some special Chinese New Year coloring sheets! 

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Celebrate Lunar New Year

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10am-5pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13; free for members and infants younger than 12 months; pay as you wish 4-7pm

Parade throughout the museum with the Chinatown Young Lions and learn about the festival of Lunar New Year. 

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Mil's Trills 10th Anniversary Winter Bash!

  • Jan. 26, 2020, Pre-show workshop at 10:30am and Show at 11am
  • Shapeshifter Lab
  • 18 Whitwell Pl., Gowanus
  • All Ages
  • $45 family rate day of show; $15 individual; $10 in advance; free for babes in arms

Experience the creative process like never before with a one-of-a-kind songwriting obstacle course integrating movement, music, and visual art.

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Family Party

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2-5pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • $50; $25 kiddie ticket ages 2–13

For one afternoon only, the Beaux-Arts Court is transformed into an art party like no other! All proceeds support the Brooklyn Museum and their groundbreaking education programs.

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Theatresports

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 12pm
  • Gallery Players
  • 199 14th Street, Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for parents

A zany ensemble of professional actors presents improvisational theatre as a competitive sport with help from audience suggestions.  

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On Stage At Kingsborough Presents: Charlotte's Web

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 2pm
  • On Stage At Kingsborough Presents
  • 2001 Oriental Boulevard, Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $12

Based on the novel by E.B. White Adaptation by Joseph Robinette Design & Original Direction by Andrew Rasmussen Original Music Composition &...

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Teen Workout/Dance

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Paerdegat
  • 850 E. 59th St. at Paerdegat Ave. South, Bergen Beach
  • Teen
  • FREE

Workout with YouTube (Cardio, Hip Hop, Yoga, etc.) and learn dance choreography from Teen Instructors. 

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Financial Planning for New Parents

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 6pm
  • Families First
  • 250 Baltic St, Brooklyn
  • Adult
  • FREE

Have you ever wondered, am I saving enough for my child's education? How about my retirement? What if I am disabled? This seminar is specifical...

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Story Play

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for Story time and Playtime.

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Kids Create: Arts & Crafts

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Gravesend
  • 303 Ave. X at West. 2nd St. , Gravesend
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create an arts and crafts project and have fun. For ages 4-10.

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SAGE Story Time

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 4pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; free for members

Enjoy multigenerational story time with the senior members of this LGBT outreach group.

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ICE SKATING THEME PARTY: Y2K HITS

  • Jan. 31, 2020, 11am-8pm
  • Industry City
  • 274 36th St, Sunset Park
  • All Ages
  • $10; $6 ages 12 and younger; $9 skate rental

Skate into winter with the music of Y2K!

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Sing 'n Schmooze on Shabbat!

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 4pm
  • Bay Ridge Jewish Center
  • Fourth Avenue and 81st Street, Bay Ridge
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Singing, games, refreshments, and schmooze time for parents. Led by the amazing Tkiya Music!

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Family Art Workshop: Snow Globes

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 students and seniors 62 and older; $2 children ages 2-12; free for members

Learn how to make your very own snow globes using a variety of materials provided. 

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Karina's Funk Revue for Kids

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 12:30-2pm
  • Industry City
  • 274 36th St., Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity to rock out.

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ORAN ETKIN: TIMBALOOLOO JAZZ FOR KIDS DUO SERIES

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 11am
  • National Sawdust
  • 80 North 6th St., Williamsburg
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20; $5 children

Children will be singing along, drumming, and learning new dances as they become friends with Clara Net and her instrument friends from around the world.

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Children's Musical Story Hour with The Nightingale Fam Co-hosted by PLG Arts

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 11:30am
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Nightingale Fam returns to Greenlight to perform an eclectic program of family-friendly music based on the classic baseball poem "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Thayer and Wilhelmina Harper's "The Gunniwolf," preceded by a family singalong.

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Sibling Magic

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 10:30-11:15am
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Adult
  • $60 per couple; $45 per person

Learn all about how to support young siblings as they grow together. Register online. 

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READ with Flash Gordon!

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

"Flash Gordon," a certified therapy dog, loves to listen to kids read. Sign up for a 15-minute slot on the day of the program at the customer service desk. 

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F.A.M. (Family Art Magic)

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 11am-12:30pm and 1:30-3pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $29

Children ages 4-6 and their adult companions explore together to discover the world through art, play fun gallery games, and create their own masterpieces in the studio.

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THE ROCK AND ROLL PLAYHOUSE PLAYS MUSIC OF THE BEATLES FOR KIDS

  • Feb. 02, 2020, Doors open at 11am; Event begins at 12pm
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $12-$14; free for children younger than 1

This concert for kids and families shares the music of The Beatles with a new generation of music lovers. 

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Story Time: Megan Reid presents Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis' Fleet-of-Foot Girl

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 11:30am and 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Debut author Megan Reid presents her spirited picture book biography of Althea Gibson, the first black Wimbledon, French, and U.S. Open tennis champion.

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Infant, Child and Adult CPR Training and Certification

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 1-3:30pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Adult
  • $85 and up

Learn prevention, recognition, and treatment of first aid emergencies in children.

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Kids Create: Little Bits

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington
  • 4207 18th Ave., Kensington
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

In this free workshop, kids ages 6-18 will get to make basic robotics and more. Registration required.

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Teen Manga Club

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Read manga, make origami, draw anime characters, and play with washi tape. For ages 10 and older.

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Teen Movie Night: The Sun is Also a Star

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 5-7pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Teen
  • FREE

Watch The Sun is Also A Star. There will be popcorn, and other movie snacks! Ages 13-18 only

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Raising Sexually Healthy Children: Infants to Toddlers

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 6-8pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Adult
  • $60 per couple; $45 per person

This workshop is designed and facilitated by sex educator and local parent PK Brewster to give parents/grandparents/babysitters focused time to learn and think about how to talk to children about their bodies and more. 

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Anime Club

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Watch episodes of animes voted by members, make anime-inspired crafts, and more! Ages 10-17 only.

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Teen Night: Windows of the Soul

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 5-7:30pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Get inspired by themes in JR: Chronicles and explore photography, street art, and urban activism to ask: how can we shift perspectives to reveal our humanity? Open to all teens 14+. 

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ShopRite Kidz Cook

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 3pm and 4pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; free for members and children younger than 1

Prepare and taste some of renowned African American chef Edna Lewis's signature recipes as the museum celebrates Black History Month.

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GAME ON! and RIF

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Join the library for all types of family games and check in to the RIF book club to earn free books!

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DRAG QUEEN STORY HOUR

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $13; free for members and infants

Join the museum for this interactive art and storytime program that celebrates the uniqueness of all kids and families!

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Open Studios: Glass in the City

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 12-4pm
  • UrbanGlass Studio
  • 647 Fulton St, Fort Greene
  • All Ages
  • $15-$70

Participate in hands-on activities for all ages, and tour their incredible space, learning about glass and the many ways it is used.

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Con Edison Second Saturday Science

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 12-1pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; free for members and children younger than 1

Children will make their own beauty products while learning about Madam CJ Walker's legacy as part of the Children's Museum's Black History Month celebrations.

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One Love ft. Music of Bob Marley for Kids + More

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 12:30-2pm
  • Industry City
  • 274 36th St, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents One Love ft. Music of Bob Marley for Kids and More to Celebrate Bob Marley's 74th Birthday.

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Unicorn Dreamcatchers

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Private Picassos
  • 237 5th Avenue, Park Slope
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $40

Create your own colorful Dream Catcher, using wooden embroidery hoops, ribbon, yarn, felt, and glitter unicorn horns! 

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Book Launch: 'Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou' Author Bethany Hegedus & Illustrator Tonya Engel

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Author Bethany Hegedus and Illustrator Tonya Engel read in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

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THE ROCK AND ROLL PLAYHOUSE PLAYS MUSIC OF GRATEFUL DEAD FOR KIDS

  • Feb. 09, 2020, Doors open at 11am; Event begins at 12pm
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $12-$14; free for children younger than 1

This concert for kids and families shares the music of The Grateful Dead with a new generation of music lovers.

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Story Time: Kevin Noble Maillard presents Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 11:30am and 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

This book is a celebration of old and new, traditional and modern, similarity and difference that also highlights the great diversity of Native peoples.

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Teen Tech Time

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Teen
  • FREE

Anyone in grades 6 and up is welcome to join the library for Teen Tech Time!

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Stomp, Clap & Sing with Conroy Warren

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso, and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren.

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Stroller Tour- Arts of Asia and One: Xu Bing

  • Feb. 12, 2020, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Adult
  • $20; $16 membes

This baby-friendly program features touchable objects, songs, exploration of the art in the galleries, and an opportunity to connect with other adults.

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Finding the Fun in Feeding: Strategies For Your Picky Eater

  • Feb. 13, 2020, 6:30-7:45pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Adult
  • $35 per couple; $30 per person

Learn the differences between picky eating and problem feeding behaviors, strategies to improve mealtime, and more. Register online. 

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Tot Shabbat

  • Feb. 14, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Bay Ridge Jewish Center
  • Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Bay Ridge
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

Laugh, jump, sing along, and welcome Shabbat with stories, music, challah, and grape juice, led by the amazing Tkiya Music.

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ShopRite Kidz Cook Valentine's Day

  • Feb. 14, 2020, 3pm and 4pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; free for members and children younger than 1

Savor delicious chocolate treats on this special day.

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Family Fun: Salsa

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 4:30pm
  • Mark Morris Dance Center
  • 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $40 per family of 4-6; $30 per family of 2-3

Learn the steps and rhythms of this favorite Latin social dance.

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The Knights: Family Show

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 2pm
  • BRIC Arts Media
  • 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $12; $10 in advance

At this one-hour Family Show, your little ones will be introduced to classical music in a fun, relaxed, and interactive setting.

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WonderSpark Puppets: The Little Red Hen

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Beyond at Liberty View
  • 850 Third Ave., Sunset Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WonderSpark Puppets as they perform: The Little Red Hen.

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Lunar New Year Celebration with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company celebrate the beginning of the Chinese Zodiac cycle with acrobatic dancers and exquisite music.

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Brooklyn Beanstalk Storytime

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 3-4pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy this storytime in French and Spanish from Brooklyn Beanstalk!

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Pop-Up Performance: Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra

  • Feb. 16, 2020, 2-3:30pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $16; $10 students and seniors; free for ages 19 and younger

Be there as the Orchestra in Residence fills the galleries with a family-friendly range of classical music from across the globe. 

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THE ROCK AND ROLL PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS MARDIS GRAS CELEBRATION FT. BLACK TIE BRASS

  • Feb. 16, 2020, Doors open at 11am; Event begins at 12pm
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $12-$14; free for children younger than 1

Celebrate Mardi Gras with the music of Black Tie Brass.

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Story Time: Rachel Brian presents Consent (for Kids!): Boundaries, Respect, and Being in Charge of YOU

  • Feb. 16, 2020, 11:30am and 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Rachel Brian shares her book in an insightful and empowering story time at the bookstore! 

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President's Week in Prospect Park: President's Day Trivia

  • Feb. 17, 2020, 2pm and 3pm
  • Lefferts Historic House
  • 452 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $3 suggested donation

Celebrate the birthdays of Washington and Lincoln with presidential trivia for kids and a special birthday cake for George and Abe. 

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PRESIDENTS' DAY FAMILY BOWL

  • Feb. 17, 2020, 12-6pm
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $25 per lane per half hour; $4.95 shoe rental; up to 8 people per lane

Bowling begins at 12pm and will be featuring Brooklyn Bowl's brunch menu and kids menu.

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WonderSpark Puppets: The Lion & the Mouse

  • Feb. 17, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Beyond at Liberty View
  • 850 Third Ave., Sunset Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join WonderSpark Puppets as they perform: The Lion & the Mouse.

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Financial Planning For New Parents

  • Feb. 17, 2020, 6-7:30pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Adult
  • FREE

This seminar is specifically designed for new and upcoming parents eager to learn how they can provide a secure financial future for their families. RSVP: jiani.bai@barnumfg.com

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Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book.

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Super Science: Biochemistry

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 1-3pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; $5 students and seniors 62 and older; $2 children ages 2-12; free for members

Discover the importance of biochemistry and the way that our bodies make and use proteins. For ages 6-12, accompanied by an adult.

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Mardi Gras Celebration ft. Black Tie Brass

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 12:30-2pm
  • Industry City
  • 274 36th St., Sunset Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Babies and kids will rock out and enjoy games, movement, and stories during this Mardi Gras celebration. 

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Mindful Potty Training

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 3-4:30pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Adult
  • $45

Learn about the ins and outs of toilet learning from a developmental perspective.

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9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Watch this yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds.

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YA Book Club: On the Come Up, by Angie Thomas

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 1-2pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library - Mill Basin
  • 2385 Ralph Ave., Brooklyn
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The Brooklyn Public Library, Mill Basin branch is happy to present the YA Book Club. Parents, teachers, teens and interested readers are invited to...

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Staff Story Time: 25th Anniversary of Guess How Much I Love You!

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 11:30am and 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Celebrate 25 years of this beautiful story of the unconditional love between parent and child with a story time reading, plus some exciting activities and giveaways!

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Pow Comic Con

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 10am-6pm
  • Brooklyn Expo Center
  • 72 Noble St., Greenpoint
  • All Ages
  • $20-$34

Created by fans for fans, Pow Comic Con brings together the best in Comic Books, Collectibles, Gaming, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Cosplay, Horror, and all things pop culture.

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22nd Annual BAMkids Film Festival

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 02, 2020 , 10am-4pm
  • BAM Rose Cinemas
  • 30 Lafayette Ave., Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $15; children 13 and younger, seniors 65 and older, and members

The festival includes 87 short film programs, hands-on interactive activities, special BAMcafé performances, and more.

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BMS Musical Theatre Presents Annie Kids

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 02, 2020 , Saturday, 5pm and Sunday, 2pm
  • Brooklyn Music School
  • 126 St. Felix Street, Fort Greene
  • All Ages
  • $18; $15 in advance; $5 kids in advance

See the culmination of the talented students hard work during the Fall Semester and enjoy a truly magical performance.

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Irina Kolesnikova – Swan Lake

  • Feb. 15, 2020 - Feb. 16, 2020 , Saturday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 3pm
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
  • 30 Lafayette Avenue, Fort Greene
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $45-$135

Legendary Russian prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova and the globally lauded St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre make their US debut. Acclaimed everywhere...

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Treehouse Shakers' Hatched

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Feb. 10, 2020 , daily, 11am
  • BAM Fisher
  • 321 Ashland Place, Fort Greene
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $30; $15 Low-Income Family

Hatched is the original performance of a newborn chick emerging from her shell at sunrise to a strange and busy world. Told to the youngest of audience members 0-6, it is a first introduction into the theatre.

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February Break Discovery Days

  • Feb. 17, 2020 - Feb. 20, 2020 , 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • 1000 Washington Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Explore habitats from around the world and have some hands-on science fun during the midwinter school break.

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President's Week in Prospect Park: Coming in from the Cold

  • Feb. 18, 2020 - Feb. 21, 2020 , 1-3pm
  • Lefferts Historic House
  • 452 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $3 suggested donation

Learn about salve and then make a small jar of your own scented salve to take home.

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President's Week in Prospect Park: Wild in Winter

  • Feb. 17, 2020 - Feb. 21, 2020 , 12-4pm
  • Prospect Park Audubon Center
  • 101 East Drive, Flatbush
  • All Ages
  • FREE

 Join Prospect Park Alliance naturalists for the Great Backyard Bird Count and much more!

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Kids Create

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , select Thursdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Get creative with art projects. Ages 6-12. 

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Dr. Alex & Friends

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Feb. 24, 2020 , select Mondays, 10-11am
  • Beyond at Liberty View
  • 850 3rd Ave., Sunset Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join in for a high-octane sing-a-long and forty minutes of big energy fun!

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Toc Toc Spanish

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Feb. 24, 2020 , select Mondays, 11am-12pm
  • Beyond at Liberty View
  • 850 Third Ave., Sunset Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join Toc Toc Spanish for storytime, dancing, and games for your children!

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Book Adventures for Kids: Limited time only!

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Feb. 12, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the library for bookish fun as you read a book together and do an activity or craft based on the book! Ages 6-12.

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Kids Create: Knitting & Crocheting

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Feb. 12, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington
  • 4207 18th Ave., Kensington
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn everything you will need to crochet or knit your own hat, scarf, or cool bag design by yourself. Ages 7 and older.

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Toddler Time

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Feb. 18, 2020 , 2/4 and 2/18, 10:15am or 11am
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program.

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Build with LEGO

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Feb. 18, 2020 , 2/4 and 2/18, 4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Meet friends and have fun building with LEGO and Duplo blocks.

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DIY for Teens

  • Feb. 11, 2020 - Feb. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Learn how to make useful and fun crafts using your creativity and skills while socializing with other teens!

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Game On!

  • Feb. 11, 2020 - Feb. 25, 2020 , 2/11 and 2/25 at 4-4:45pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids age 6-12 can play board games and other table top games.

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BAMKids Teknopolis 2020

  • Feb. 22, 2020 - Mar. 08, 2020 , see website for schedule
  • BAM Fisher
  • 321 Ashland Place, Fort Greene
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • TBA

Today’s leading digital artists use virtual reality, augmented reality, projection mapping, and other innovative tools to create multisensory installations that are only fully realized through your participation. Create a living painting, play a rock concert using only household objects, and fly through a surreal dreamscape.

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Tot Art

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:30-11am, **LIBRARY CLOSED 1/20**
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Flatlands
  • 2065 Flatbush Ave. at Ave. P, Bergen Beach
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for a creative art session geared for 0-5 year olds.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Gerritsen Beach
  • 2808 Gerritsen Ave., Gerritsen Beach
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy storytime with family and friends! Ages 3-5. 

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 2-2:45pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Bedford
  • 496 Franklin Avenue, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

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Beaded Jewelry

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Homecrest
  • 2525 Coney Island Ave. at Ave. V , Bensonhurst
  • Teen
  • FREE

Make beautiful bracelets using beads.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 11-11:45am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Kings Highway
  • 2115 Ocean Ave., Sheepshead Bay
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 12-12:45pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, New Lots
  • 665 New Lots Avenue at Barbey St., East New York
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2020 , Saturdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Saratoga
  • 8 Thomas S. Boyland St. at Macon St., Ocean Hill
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children’s programs may include films, crafts, games, open play sessions, technology and other activities. Ages 3-5.

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Pre-School Storytime

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 , Mondays, 10:30-11:30am **CLOSED 1/20**
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Stone Avenue
  • 581 Mother Gaston Boulevard, Brownsville
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the library for an hour of song, stories, crafts, and play. For kids ages 3-5 years.

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Teen Tech Time

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Battle for supremacy playing SuperSmash Brothers or racing to the number 1 spot in Mario Kart. 

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Windsor Terrace Library's Miss Cindy's Toddler Time!

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Church of the Holy Apostles
  • 612 Greenwood Ave., Brooklyn
  • Baby
  • FREE

A closed Windsor Terrace Library isn't going to stop Miss Cindy's Toddler Time!

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Storytime

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10:30am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brower Park
  • 725 St. Marks Ave. at Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Storytime with songs and fingerplay, playtime afterwards.

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Story Play

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 11-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, New Utrecht
  • 1743 86th St. at Bay 17th St., Bath Beach
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can visit the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

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Preschool Storytime

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Saratoga
  • 8 Thomas S. Boyland St. at Macon St., Ocean Hill
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Tween
  • FREE

Story time fun for kids 0 to 5 years!

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Babies and Books

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Feb. 26, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10am OR 10:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program.

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Chess Club

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Play a game with other kids in the neighborhood and watch yourself become a master while having fun!

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Story Time

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Jan. 29, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brower Park
  • 725 St. Marks Ave. at Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Stories and songs at the library.

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Story Play

  • Jan. 09, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 1-1:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, New Utrecht
  • 1743 86th St. at Bay 17th St., Bath Beach
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Kids 0-5 and their caregivers can visit the library to build early literacy skills while having fun!

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Discovery Table

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Feb. 24, 2020 , Mondays, 10-11am **NO SESSION 2/17**
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Discovery table fun with Legos or train sets.

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First Five Years Kids Create

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Feb. 24, 2020 , Mondays, 11am-12pm **NO SESSION 2/17**
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Fun arts and crafts projects for children ages 0-5!

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Chess for Kids

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Feb. 24, 2020 , Mondays, 4-5pm **NO SESSION 2/17**
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Open Chess for kids of all ages. (No instruction.)

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Toddler Time

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Feb. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

An hour of fun songs, stories, and toys with other toddlers. Ages 18-36 months. Registration required. 

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Preschool Storytime

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Feb. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, 11-11:30am and 11:30am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5. Space is limited, registration is required.

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Anime Club for Teens

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Feb. 26, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Enjoy all things Anime with other teens.

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Kids Create

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Feb. 26, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4-4:45pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Have fun and create a project to bring home with you.

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Babies & Books

  • Feb. 06, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

Babies & Books for ages birth to 18 months. Space is limited, registration is required.

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Toddler Time

  • Feb. 06, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 11-11:30am and 11:30am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

Enjoy fun songs, stories, and toys with other toddlers. Space is limited, registration is required. Ages 18-36 months. 

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Teen Tech Time

  • Feb. 06, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Teens ages 12-17 can play video games at the library. 

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Teen Tech Time

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Enjoy playing video games with other teens!

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Game On!

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy board games, card games, Legos, and puzzles at the library! For kids ages 6-12.

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Kid Tech Time

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 4-4:45pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Visit the Spring Creek Library and enjoy playing video games on the Play Station 4 or play solo games on their iPads!

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FAMILY BOWL

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am-5pm; Sundays, 12:30-6pm
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $25 per lane per half hour; $4.95 shoe rental; up to 8 people per lane

Make bowling a family event. 

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Dungeons and Dragons

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - Apr. 02, 2020 , Thursdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Bay Ridge
  • 7223 Ridge Blvd. at 73rd St. , Bay Ridge
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join the library for a Dungeons and Dragons session and play through the story quests provided by the Dungeon Master. Ages 10 and older. 

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Teen Tech Time

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 3-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Clarendon
  • 2035 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn
  • Teen
  • FREE

Join the Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly yet competitive environment.

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Chess Workshop with William Del Castillo

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2020 , Thursdays, 5-6pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Gravesend
  • 303 Ave. X at West. 2nd St. , Gravesend
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn to play or improve your game.

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Pre-School Story Play

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 11:15am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Flatbush
  • 22 Linden Blvd. at Flatbush Ave. , Flathbush
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Storytime with toys and interactive manipulatives to promote the development of cognitive and gross motor skills.

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After School Stories

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Flatlands
  • 2065 Flatbush Ave. at Ave. P, Bergen Beach
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Hear stories, sing songs, and make something fun! For children with and without disabilities. A parent or caregiver must accompany children.

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Read and Play

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 3:30-4:15pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Flatlands
  • 2065 Flatbush Ave. at Ave. P, Bergen Beach
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear stories, makes friends and play at this inclusive story time. Ages birth-5. 

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Teen Zone

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 3:30-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Paerdegat
  • 850 E. 59th St. at Paerdegat Ave. South, Bergen Beach
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy an open space for teens to hang out, listen to music/DJ, craft station, homework help, movies, and more. Bring food and tell your friends!

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Living Room Comedy Show

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 8pm
  • Postmark Cafe
  • 326 6th St, Brooklyn
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The longest running stand-up comedy show in Brooklyn presented by Aaron Kominos-Smith and Turner Sparks (now in its 13th year)! Come to this clean,...

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Lunar New Year

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Weekends, 11am-4pm
  • Prospect Park Zoo
  • 450 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Gardens
  • All Ages
  • $9.95; $7.95 seniors; $6.95 ages 3-12; free for children 2 and younger

Celebrate the festival of the new moon and animals of the Chinese Zodiac. Meet one of the tiniest rodents in the world, the Eurasian Harvest Mouse and learn how the Wildlife Conservation Society is helping animals in China and Southeast Asia.

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Visual Arts Studio

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4pm
  • Staten Island Children’s Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $8; free for members and children younger than 1

Construct work in honor of Betye Saar and learn about her life as the museum celebrates celebrate Black History Month.

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Story and Play

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys, and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 10-10:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, McKinley Park
  • 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 10:30-11am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Park Slope
  • 431 6th Ave., Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • FREE

 Listen to new favorites and classic stories read aloud. All ages welcome! Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before storytime.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 11:30am-12pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

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Movies @ the Library

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 1-3pm **NO SESSION 2/15**
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek
  • 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a movie and enjoy theater-style snacks.

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Maple Syrup Saturdays

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 1-3pm
  • Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
  • 2351 Veterans Rd. W., Staten Island
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about the entire process of making maple syrup, from tap to table. Participants hike for up to an hour on Clay Pit Pond trails to find maple trees, drill holes, hang buckets, and collect sap. RSVP appreciated.

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Curious, Unusual, and Extraordinary!

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Mar. 07, 2020 , first Saturdays, 4pm
  • Barbes
  • 376 9th Street, Park Slope
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $10

Quirky author and composer Michael Hearst, along with his band, presents songs about Unusual Creatures, Extraordinary People, and Curious Constructions geared towards curious families, extraordinary children, and their unusual friends.

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SPARKLE SKATE

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Feb. 15, 2020 , Saturdays, 12-2pm
  • DREAMLAND ROLLER RINK BKLYN
  • 445 Albee Square West, Downtown Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $18; $12 guardian non-skating

Skate in this immersive roller disco experience! As soon as you step into the 10,000-square-foot roller rink you’ll be transported into a magical roller disco dreamland full of dazzling iridescent unicorns, retro rainbows, colorful dance floor lighting, and sparkling disco balls! For ages 7 and older.

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Game On!

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Feb. 18, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Join the library for table top games and video games!

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Build A Barn

  • Jan. 12, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Jewish Children's Museum
  • 792 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $13

Discover different kinds of kosher animals and have fun building a barn for your kosher animals in this new temporary exhibit! 

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Teen Tech Time

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington
  • 4207 18th Ave., Kensington
  • Teen
  • FREE

Join the library for Teen Tech Time where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment, or just hang out.  

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Toddler Time

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
  • 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburg
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear great picture books read aloud, discover delightful fingerplays, and play with other children.

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Teen Gaming

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
  • 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburg
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Play video games on the Wii U or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one of the libraries. Grades 6-12. 

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Kids Create: Arts and Crafts

  • Feb. 06, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2020 , Thursdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
  • 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburg
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Visit the library and make a new craft project every week! Ages 4 and older.

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DIY: Creative Writing Club

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington
  • 4207 18th Ave., Kensington
  • Teen
  • FREE

Led by the NY Writer's Coalition, teens work on their creative writing process in a welcoming and encouraging environment.

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Story Play

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
  • 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburg
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

During this program the group will read a couple of stories, sing a few songs, and then it's toytime!

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Teen Gaming

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Mar. 27, 2020 , Fridays, 3-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
  • 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburg
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Play video games on the PS4 VR, Switch or the Xbox One! Bring a game to play with others or play one from the library. Grades 6-12.

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Free Winter Weekdays

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays-Fridays, 10am-4:30pm; Open on 1/20 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and 2/17 for Presidents’ Day
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • 1000 Washington Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Experience the serenity and wonder of the Garden with free weekday admission and programs for the entire family!

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Winter Zoo Wonderland

  • Dec. 01, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 11am-3pm, weekends
  • Prospect Park Zoo
  • 450 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Gardens
  • All Ages
  • $9.95; $7.95 seniors; $6.95 ages 3-12; free for children 2 and younger

Explore Prospect Park Zoo’s wintery outdoor trail, warm up in their indoor exhibits, and discover the special adaptations animals have to survive in the cold.

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Park Slope Winter Farmers Market

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Mar. 01, 2020 , Sundays, 10am-3pm
  • Down to Earth Markets
  • 5th Avenue at 4th Street, Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Park Slope Farmers Market brings small farms and local artisan food makers together every Sunday year-round.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 3-3:45pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington
  • 4207 18th Ave., Kensington
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and classic tales read aloud. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!

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Saturday Storytime

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Saturdays, 2-2:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Williamsburgh
  • 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburg
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

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Story and Play

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2020 , Mondays, 10-11am
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

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G.O.A.T. (Games on a Table)

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2020 , Mondays, 3-5pm **NO SESSION 2/17**
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brownsville
  • 61 Glenmore Ave., Brownsville
  • Teen
  • FREE

Drop in for tabletop gaming. The library has games on hand but you are also welcome to bring your own games and hand held devices (Switch, 3DS, etc).

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Teen DIY: Arts and Crafts

  • Feb. 03, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2020 , Mondays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Eastern Parkway
  • 1044 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
  • Teen
  • FREE

Enjoy getting creative using crafting materials of your choice at Eastern Parkway with other teens!

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Build with LEGO

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020 , Tuesdays, 4pm
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Meet and friends and have fun building with LEGO. For ages 6 to 12.

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Babies and Books

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020 , Tuesdays, 1-1:30pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Baby
  • FREE

Enjoy songs, fingerplays, stories and more while meeting other babies and caregivers in the neighborhood!  Ages 0-18 months only, please. Online registration required. 

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Teen Tech Time

  • Jan. 23, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2020 , Thursdays, 4-5pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brownsville
  • 61 Glenmore Ave., Brownsville
  • Teen
  • FREE

Join the Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

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KIDS BEGINNING LEARN TO SKATE CLASS

  • Dec. 07, 2019 - Feb. 15, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am
  • DREAMLAND ROLLER RINK BKLYN
  • 445 Albee Square West, Downtown Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $18

Kids ages 7 and older will have fun while learning to skate. 

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TODDLER SKATE PARTY

  • Dec. 07, 2019 - Feb. 15, 2020 , Saturdays, 10-11am
  • DREAMLAND ROLLER RINK BKLYN
  • 445 Albee Square West, Downtown Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $18

You and your little one (ages 6 and younger) will skate and groove.

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Write Stuff Wednesdays

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Wednesdays, 3-4pm
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brownsville
  • 61 Glenmore Ave., Brownsville
  • Teen
  • FREE

Get feedback or just get your creative juices flowing in a supportive environment. 

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Teen Time: DIY and Gaming

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Mar. 30, 2020 , Mondays, 4-5pm **NO SESSION ON 1/20 and 2/17**
  • Brooklyn Central Library
  • 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Teens 12 and up join the library every week for crafts, tabletop gaming, and more! 

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Alice in Wonderland

  • Jan. 11, 2020 - Apr. 05, 2020 , Saturdays, Sundays, and 1/20, 2/17-2/21, 12:30pm and 2:30pm
  • Puppetworks Inc
  • 338 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $11; $10 children

See Alice in Wonderland in a whole new way.

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Survival of the Slowest

  • Oct. 26, 2019 - Feb. 02, 2020 , Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10am-5pm; Thursday, 10am-6pm; Saturdays, Sundays, 10am-7pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13; free for members and infants younger than 12 months; pay as you wish Thursdays, 2-6pm, and Sundays, 4-7pm

Survival of the Slowest features 19 distinct habitats with live animals, including Roger the two-toed sloth, a blood python, and a roughneck monitor lizard.

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IC Ice Rink

  • Nov. 30, 2019 - Mar. 28, 2020 , Wednesdays-Fridays, 4-8pm; Saturdays, 10am-8pm; Sundays, 10am-6pm
  • Industry City
  • 51 35th Street , Sunset Park
  • All Ages
  • $10; $6 ages 12 and younger; $9 skate rental

Get ready to skate into winter! Courtyard 5/6 will house an ice rink for the cooler months. 

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Target First Saturdays

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Jun. 06, 2020 , first Saturdays of the month, 5-11pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Brooklyn Museum hosts engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment every month!

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Five Cents To Dreamland: A Trip to Coney Island

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Jun. 14, 2020 , Saturdays, 12-5pm; Sundays 2-5pm
  • The Coney Island Museum
  • 1208 Surf Avenue, Coney Island
  • All Ages
  • $5; $3 for seniors, children younger than 12 and residents of Zip Code 11224

This special exhibition explores Coney Island's history from a new and unique perspective!

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Spanish Music Sing-a-Long

  • Jan. 17, 2020 - Jun. 26, 2020 , Fridays, 10-10:45am
  • Busy Bodies
  • 1004 Fulton Street, Brooklyn
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

You and your child can sit back and enjoy Anza's Spanish songs, guitar, flute, animal puppets, and bubbles!

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Movers and Groovers Playgroup

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jun. 29, 2020 , Mondays, 12:30-2:30pm; Fridays, 1-2:30pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Baby
  • $5

This is an informal and unstructured playgroup for babies, 4 to 18 months, and a nice, comfy space to play and chat.

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Sing along with Debbie Deane

  • Jan. 08, 2020 - Jun. 24, 2020 , Wednesdays, 11am-12pm
  • Lark Cafe
  • 1007 Church Ave., Flatbush
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10 suggested

Sing, dance, play percussion, and also listen to a storybook or two.

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Singalong with Hannah

  • Jan. 09, 2020 - Jun. 25, 2020 , Thursdays, 11am-12pm
  • Lark Cafe
  • 1007 Church Ave., Flatbush
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10 per family

Sing-along and dance with Hannah from The Buttons band!

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Sing-Along with Hannah from The Buttons Band

  • Jan. 09, 2020 - Jun. 25, 2020 , Thursdays, 3:30-4:15pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

Join Hannah for a lively song and dance party to keep you moving through your afternoon!

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Sing Along with Willie DeVargas

  • Jan. 11, 2020 - Jun. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15

Dance, clap, and smile to the original music of this award-winning NYC teacher and artist.

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Sing along With Amy Miles

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Jun. 28, 2020 , Sundays, 10am and 11am
  • Lark Cafe
  • 1007 Church Ave., Flatbush
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10 per family

Amy brings her quirky, country rock and casual style to the sing along arena. 

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¡Bienvenidos! Spanish Sing along with Lucy Kalantari!

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jun. 29, 2020 , Mondays, 11am-12pm
  • Lark Cafe
  • 1007 Church Ave., Flatbush
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10

Learn Spanish in song with GRAMMY Award-winning children’s artist Lucy Kalantari.

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Larry May Sing Along!

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays, 11am-12pm
  • Lark Cafe
  • 1007 Church Ave., Flatbush
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10 per family

Join Lark Cafe for classic and modern kid-friendly Pop and Rock Songs with Larry May.

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Tuesday Nursing Support Group

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays, 9:30-11am
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Baby, Adult
  • $35

Join LaShanda Dandrich, IBCLC, as she offers hands on support and accurate information on breastfeeding and related topics. Please register in advance if possible. 

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Rocking Chair Music Sing-Along

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays, 11:30am-12:15pm and 12:30-1:15pm
  • The Wild
  • 272 Driggs Ave., Greenpoint
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15

Local musician (and dad of two) Greg Stare leads the class with the help of his guitar, harmonica, shakers, and drum and plays all-time favorites, forgotten classics, and unexpected kid-friendly tunes.

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Saturday Storytime

  • Nov. 09, 2019 - May. 16, 2020 , Saturdays, 11-11:30am
  • Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Heights
  • 109 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

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BYOBaby Play Date

  • Jan. 07, 2020 - Aug. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm
  • Bay Ridge Jewish Center
  • Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Bay Ridge
  • Baby, Adult
  • $5

 A time for parents and caregivers of infants/ toddlers to relax and mingle over wine and cheese while the kids play in our safe space with toys and books galore. 

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Superpower Dogs 3D

  • Sep. 01, 2019 - May. 31, 2020 , Time TBD
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 47-01 111th St, Corona
  • All Ages
  • $6 Adults; $5 children plus museum admission: $16 Adults; $13 children, students & senior citizens

Join an immersive 3D adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs.

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An Opening

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2020 , Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-6pm
  • Brooklyn Historical Society
  • 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • Suggested Admission: $10; $6 Seniors and teachers; Free for children and visitors with disabilities

An Opening, an installation of audio and visual artworks by Brooklyn-based artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed, engages with a multiplicity of Muslim experiences in Brooklyn.

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Pilates with Babysitting Included!

  • Nov. 15, 2019 - Nov. 06, 2020 , Fridays, 12:30pm
  • ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater
  • 1203 Church Ave., Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • $25, 2 kids per adult

While an on-site babysitter minds the little ones, parents can focus on being fabulously fit.

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Magic at Coney

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 12pm
  • Coney Island USA
  • 1208 Surf Ave., Coney Island
  • All Ages
  • $12; $8 children younger than 12

See this magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists, and close-up magicians from around the world.

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Family Party

  • Jan. 26, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 2-5pm
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • $50; $25 kids ages 2-13

Join the Brooklyn Museum Family Party, the coolest kids' event in New York City. For one afternoon only, the Beaux-Arts Court is transform...

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Painting & Drawing Master Classes

  • Nov. 21, 2019 - Nov. 21, 2020 , 11am
  • West New Brighton Library
  • 976 Castleton Ave, Staten Island, New York
  • Adult

These Drawing and Painting Master Classes are a small networking workshop of the finest art experience. Organized by Drawing Fan for every person w...

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Cortelyou Greenmarket

  • Dec. 01, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Sundays, 8am-3pm
  • Greenmarket
  • Cortelyou Road and Rugby Road, Ditmas Park
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop at the market, recycle old clothes, and drop off your food scap compost. 

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Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

  • Nov. 29, 2019 - Dec. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 8am-4pm
  • Greenmarket
  • Prospect Park West & Flatbush Ave, West Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop fresh produce, flowers, and more. Drop off your food scrap compost and bring clothing to be recycled. 

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Staff Story Time

  • Sep. 07, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2020 , Saturdays, 1:30pm
  • Greenlight Bookstore PLG
  • 632 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Lefferts Garden
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Greenlight staff choose their favorite read-alouds to share with the youngest book lovers.

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Transit Tots

  • Jan. 01, 2018 - Dec. 31, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:15-11am
  • New York Transit Museum
  • 99 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn Heights
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • $10; $5 children ages 2-17

Young train enthusiasts explore themes like animals underground, the people and buildings of New York City, colors and shapes, and the city's subways and buses.

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