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Where to Go With the Kids: Jan. 16-22

Our weekly kids calendar for Prospect Heights, Prospect Park, plus a selection from North Park Slope, Fort Greene, Boerum Hill, Prospect Lefferts Gardens and Crown Heights.

Monday, January 16

Note: All Brooklyn Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The  has events honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. all day today. See the schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older. 

Sea Lion Feeding This daily event features the Prospect Park Zoo sea lions showing off their dives, catching fish mid-air and other tricks. , 450 Flatbush Avenue, 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m., Free with zoo admission of $8 adults, $5 kids 3-12. 

 

Tuesday, January 17

 This weekly event allows toddlers 18 to 36 months to enjoy stories, rhymes and songs. Space is limited. Get tickets the morning of the event at the library. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 10:15 a.m. or 11 a.m. Free. 

Toddler Time This weekly event allows toddlers 18 to 36 months to enjoy stories, rhymes and songs. Pacific Library, 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 10 a.m. -11 a.m. Free.  

Story Play Kids get the chance to play with toys and hear stories. Ages 0 to 5. Pacific Library, 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free.

Sea Lion Feeding This daily event features the Prospect Park Zoo sea lions showing off their dives, catching fish mid-air and other tricks. , 450 Flatbush Avenue, 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m., Free with zoo admission of $8 adults, $5 kids 3-12.

 This weekly event features stories, songs and sign language. , 755 Dean St (at the corner of Underhill Ave), 10:30 a.m., $5/family.

Teen Gaming Teens are welcome to bring in personal video games or video game consoles to the Teen Reading Room and use the television in this weekly event. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 4-5 p.m. Free.   

Storytime with Charu Join Charu and her crew of readers as they read from your favorite stories. If your child have a favorite book, bring it along and they'll be happy to include it. , 151 Atlantic Ave (at Clinton St), 10 a.m., all ages, Free.

 Join the beloved Lloyed Miller, of Deedle Deedle Dees fame, , 365 5th Ave (between 5th and 6th St), 10-10:30 a.m., $5 per family.

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This cheerful and beautifully designed museum has events for kids all day. See their schedule here. , 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older. 

 

Wednesday, January 18

 Stories and songs. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Children's Reference Desk on the morning of the program. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 10 or 10:30 a.m. (note: no 11 a.m.) 0-18 months. Free.

 Come shake, rattle and roll with Annie. Session includes singing, dancing and stories (egg shakers provided). , 755 Dean St (at the corner of Underhill Ave), 10:30 a.m., $5/family.

Sing-Along at Tea Lounge A weekly sing-along. 837 Union St. at Seventh Avenue. 10 a.m. $3 per caregiver.

Story Time with Mary Jo Play Kids, 676 Flatbush Ave., bet. Hawthorne and Winthrop. 10 a.m., $5/family.

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This cheerful and beautifully designed museum has events for kids all day. See their schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older. 

Music Jam Session Join Brittany with her ukulele, sing a song, and prepare to shake your groove thing! Mini Max Toys & Cuts, 151 Atlantic Ave (at Clinton St), 10 a.m., all ages, Free.

Spellbound Theatre Story Time Drop-in weekly story times with music, stories, puppets and more for ages 0-5. Birth Day Presence Studio, 182 Eighth Ave., bet. Garfield and First Street. 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. $5 per family.

 Rolie Polie Guacamole rocks with kids of all ages. , 365 5th Ave (between 5th and 6th St), 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., $5 per family.

 This class, for parents/caregivers and their babies includes stretching, strengthening and the learning of rhythm and movement patterns. , 348 Saint Marks Ave, 4 p.m., $15.

Sea Lion Feeding This daily event features the Prospect Park Zoo sea lions showing off their dives, catching fish mid-air and other tricks. , 450 Flatbush Avenue, 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m., Free with zoo admission of $8 adults, $5 kids 3-12.

 This weekly drop-off class is open to kids with a desire to discover acrobatics without the full commitment of an entire session, or to practice skills they've already learned. Open to beginners, newcomers, and enrolled students ages 5-12. , 524 Bergen St. bet. Carlton and Sixth, 5-6 p.m. free.

 

Thursday, January 19

Babies and Books Stories and songs. Space is limited, pick up a ticket at the Children's Reference Desk on the morning of the program. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 10 or 10:30 a.m. (note: no 11 a.m.) 0-18 months. Free.

 Lloyd of the Deedle Deedle Dees leads a 45 minute sing-along. , 755 Dean St (at the corner of Underhill Ave), 10:30 a.m., $5/family.

French Storytime French stories and songs. Great for children of French families or parents looking to expose their kids to a new language. Mini Max Toys & Cuts, 151 Atlantic Ave (at Clinton St), 10 a.m., all ages, Free.

Kids "Drum-Along"  Join Ivan for this “drum-along” event. , 365 5th Ave (between 5th and 6th St), 10-11 a.m., $5 per family.

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This cheerful and beautifully designed  museum has events for kids all day. See their schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older. 

Sea Lion Feeding This daily event features the Prospect Park Zoo sea lions showing off their dives, catching fish mid-air and other tricks. , 450 Flatbush Avenue, 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m., Free with zoo admission of $8 adults, $5 kids 3-12.. 

 

Friday, January 20

Sing-Along with Lloyd: Play Kids, 676 Flatbush Ave., bet. Hawthorne and Winthrop. 10 a.m., $5/family.

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This cheerful and beautifully designed  museum has events for kids all day. See their schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older.

Sea Lion Feeding This daily event features the Prospect Park Zoo sea lions showing off their dives, catching fish mid-air and other tricks. , 450 Flatbush Avenue, 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m., Free with zoo admission of $8 adults, $5 kids 3-12.

 Beginner and advanced players are invited to play together in this weekly event. , Youth Wing, Teen Reading Room, 4-5 p.m., Free. 

Teen Time Books, games and music for teens. Pacific Library, 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 3:30-5 p.m. Free.

Preschool StorytimeEnjoy books, games and music. Pacific Library, 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 10:45-11:30 a.m. Free

Arts and Crafts: Craft projects for kids. Pacific Library, 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 4-5 p.m. Free


Saturday, January 21

Note: Prospect Park Children's Events will return in February. The park doesn't hold events in January because attendance is traditionally low, a spokesman said.  

 Greenlight Kids Story Time Michele Wong McSween presents Gordon and Li Li: Learn Animals in Mandarin and Gordon and Li Li: Count in Mandarin. , 686 Fulton St (at S Portland St), 11 a.m., ages 3-8, Free.

Story Play Kids get the chance to play with toys and hear stories. Ages 0 to 5. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 10-11 a.m. Free.

Transit Museum 'Your Attention Ladies and Gentlemen!' Learn the history of the subway’s public address announcements surrounded by the vintage cars on our platform level. Then head to the Technology Lab where kids become the conductor, by creating announcements of thir own. For ages 5+ New York Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St, 1:30 p.m., Free with museum admission (adults $7, kids 2-17 and seniors $5).  

Prospect Park Zoo Events On Saturdays and Sundays, there are events for kids going on all day including sea lion feedings, keeper chats, close-up encounters with individual animals and more. See today's schedule here. , 450 Flatbush Avenue. Free with zoo admission of $8 adults, $5 kids 3-12.

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This cheerful and beautifully designed  museum has events for kids all day. See their schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older. 

 

Sunday, January 22  

 The Museum’s collections will inspire kids to imagine and create new worlds while exploring color and other elements of art in this ninety-minute class. , 200 Eastern Parkway, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Ages 4-7, $10 plus museum admission of $12 adults, $8 seniors and students, children under 12, free.

Sunday Stories for Kids Come hear your favorite children's authors read their latest books. , 143 7th Ave, 11-1 p.m., Free.

Greenlight Baby Story Time Jon Samson, musical therapist and professional goofball, produces and performs "alternative family music" for kids of all ages. , 686 Fulton St (at S Portland St), 11 a.m., for kids 0-3, Free.

Transit Museum 'Your Attention Ladies and Gentlemen!' Learn the history of the subway’s public address announcements surrounded by the vintage cars on our platform level. Then head to the Technology Lab where kids become the conductor, by creating announcements of thir own. For ages 5+ New York Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St, 1:30 p.m., Free with museum admission (adults $7, kids 2-17 and seniors $5).  

Improv Acting with Ashley For ages 6+. Play Kids, 676 Flatbush Ave., bet. Hawthorne and Winthrop. 1:30 p.m., $8 ($6 if combined with Creative Writing, below).

Creative Writing with Chris For ages 6+. Play Kids, 676 Flatbush Ave., bet. Hawthorne and Winthrop. 2:30 p.m., $8 ($6 if combined with Improv, above).

Prospect Park Zoo Events On Saturdays and Sundays, there are events for kids going on all day including sea lion feedings, keeper chats, close-up encounters with individual animals and more. See today's schedule here. , 450 Flatbush Avenue. Free with zoo admission of $8 adults, $5 kids 3-12.

 This cheerful and beautifully designed  museum has events for kids all day. Today the renown children's performer David Grover, who has been compared to Mr. Rogers, Paul Simon, James Taylor and Raffi, performs at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. See their full schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older. 

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