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Where to Go With the Kids: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

The weekly lowdown on kids events in Prospect Heights plus a selection from Prospect Park, Park Slope, Fort Greene, Boerum Hill and Crown Heights.

 

Monday, December 26

Note: All Brooklyn Public Libraries are closed today. 

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.

Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting A three-story menorah will be lit in Grand Army Plaza by Chabad. There will also be music, dancing, free latkes and gifts for the children. 6 p.m.

Lefferts House 'Needlecrafts' Kids can try their hand at these 19th Century crafts. Lefferts Historic House at Prospect Park, 1-3p.m., Free.

 

Tuesday, December 27

New York Transit Museum The museum is holding extra events all this week. At 11 a.m. there is a "Museum Shape Hunt" and at 2:30 pm there is a "Great Subway Search" scavenger hunt for all ages. New York Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St, 11 a.m., Ages 2-5, Free with museum admission (adults $7, kids 2-17 and seniors $5).

Lefferts House 'Needlecrafts' Kids can try their hand at these 19th Century crafts. Lefferts Historic House at Prospect Park, 1-3p.m., Free.

Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting A three-story menorah will be lit in Grand Army Plaza by Chabad. There will also be music, dancing, free latkes and gifts for the children. 6 p.m.

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.

 This weekly event allows toddlers 18 to 36 months to enjoy stories, rhymes and songs. Pacific Library, 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 10:30 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 4:30 p.m. Free.  

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This wonderful museum has events for kids all day. All this week they're open 9:30-5:00p.m. and are holding Kwanzaa events each day, plus a second covering the traditions of Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukah and Diwali. 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, December 28

New York Transit Museum The museum is holding extra events all this week. At 11 a.m. there is a "Museum Shape Hunt" and at 2:30 pm there is a "Great Subway Search" scavenger hunt for all ages. New York Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St, 11 a.m., Ages 2-5, Free with museum admission (adults $7, kids 2-17 and seniors $5).

Lefferts House 'Needlecrafts' Kids can try their hand at these 19th Century crafts. Lefferts Historic House at Prospect Park, 1-3p.m., 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 This weekly sing-along started up again this fall. 837 Union St. at Seventh Avenue. 10 a.m. $3 per caregiver.

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This wonderful museum has events for kids all day. All this week they're open 9:30-5:00p.m. and are holdingKwanzaa events each day, plus a second covering the traditions of Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukah and Diwali. See their schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older.  

 Rollie Pollie Guacamolie 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.

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.

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.

 Take the kids to see this holiday classic performed by the renowned American Ballet Theatre company right at BAM. Moreover, it's performed with a live orchestra and sets and costumes are by Tony Award-winner Richard Hudson, who did The Lion King. Starts tonight and runs through Dec. 31 with performances evenings at 7 p.m. (Sundays at 6 p.m.). Matinees are Wed. and Sat. at 2 p.m. and Sun. at 1 p.m. No performances on Christmas Day. BAM, 30 Lafayette Ave. $25-$120.

 

Thursday, December 29

One Earth So Green and Round Singer-songwriters Kathy Byers and Lydia Adams Davis bring a highly interactive performance: One Earth so Green and Round engages audiences of all ages with ecology songs about recycling, animal habitats, global warming, conservation and environmental awareness. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 2:30-3:30p.m. Free.

New York Transit Museum The museum is holding extra events all this week. At 11 a.m. there is a "Museum Shape Hunt" and at 2:30 pm there is a "Great Subway Search" scavenger hunt for all ages. New York Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St, 11 a.m., Ages 2-5, Free with museum admission (adults $7, kids 2-17 and seniors $5).

Lefferts House 'Needlecrafts' Kids can try their hand at these 19th Century crafts. Lefferts Historic House at Prospect Park, 1-3p.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.

 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 wonderful museum has events for kids all day. All this week they're open 9:30-5:00p.m. and are holding Kwanzaa events each day, plus a second covering the traditions of Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukah and Diwali. See their schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older. 

Story Craft Kids hear stories and then make crafts associated with them. Pacific Library, 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Free.

 Take the kids to see this holiday classic performed by the renowned American Ballet Theatre company right at BAM. Moreover, it's performed with a live orchestra and sets and costumes are by Tony Award-winner Richard Hudson, who did The Lion King. Starts tonight and runs through Dec. 31 with performances evenings at 7 p.m. (Sundays at 6 p.m.). Matinees are Wed. and Sat. at 2 p.m. and Sun. at 1 p.m. No performances on Christmas Day. BAM, 30 Lafayette Ave. $25-$120.

 

Friday, December 30

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This wonderful museum has events for kids all day. All this week they're open 9:30-5:00p.m. and are holding Kwanzaa events each day, plus a second covering the traditions of Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukah and Diwali. See their schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older.

New York Transit Museum The museum is holding extra events all this week. At 11 a.m. there is a "Museum Shape Hunt" and at 2:30 pm there is a "Great Subway Search" scavenger hunt for all ages. New York Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St, 11 a.m., Ages 2-5, Free with museum admission (adults $7, kids 2-17 and seniors $5). 

Lefferts House 'Needlecrafts' Kids can try their hand at these 19th Century crafts. Lefferts Historic House at Prospect Park, 1-3p.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.

 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 a.m. Free

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

 Take the kids to see this holiday classic performed by the renowned American Ballet Theatre company right at BAM. Moreover, it's performed with a live orchestra and sets and costumes are by Tony Award-winner Richard Hudson, who did The Lion King. Starts tonight and runs through Dec. 31 with performances evenings at 7 p.m. (Sundays at 6 p.m.). Matinees are Wed. and Sat. at 2 p.m. and Sun. at 1 p.m. No performances on Christmas Day. BAM, 30 Lafayette Ave. $25-$120.


Saturday, December 31

Transit Museum 'Windows of the ElevatedKids are shown examples the stained glass windows in many of the city's subway stations and then they will create a window scene of their own design. For ages 5+. New York Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St, 1:30 p.m., Ages 2-5, Free with museum admission (adults $7, kids 2-17 and seniors $5). The Transit Museum will close at 3 p.m. today.

 Make all-natural and recycled crafts with a new project each week. The Audubon Center at the Boathouse (just inside the Lincoln Road/Ocean Ave. entrance to Prospect Park). 1-3 p.m., all ages, Free.

Prospect Park Lefferts House Events Today this historic house has Second Floor Tours (1-3:30 on the half hour) and  Needlecrafts (1-3 p.m.) Lefferts Historic House at Prospect Park (Use entrance at Flatbush and Ocean Avenues),  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.

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This wonderful museum has events for kids all day. All this week they're open 9:30-5:00p.m. and are holding Kwanzaa events each day, plus a second covering the traditions of Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukah and Diwali. See their schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older. 

 Take the kids to see this holiday classic performed by the renowned American Ballet Theatre company right at BAM. Moreover, it's performed with a live orchestra and sets and costumes are by Tony Award-winner Richard Hudson, who did The Lion King. Starts tonight and runs through Dec. 31 with performances evenings at 7 p.m. (Sundays at 6 p.m.). Matinees are Wed. and Sat. at 2 p.m. and Sun. at 1 p.m. No performances on Christmas Day. BAM, 30 Lafayette Ave. $25-$120.

 

Sunday, January 1  Happy New Year!

Note: The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Children's Museum, New York Transit Museum and all libraries are closed today.

Early Morning Bird Walk Explore the Park's nature trails and discover the beautiful plumage and fascinating behavior of the Park’s wintering ducks. Led by the Brooklyn Bird Club. Meet at the Audubon Center at the Boathouse, just inside the Lincoln Road/Ocean Ave. entrance to the park. 10 a.m. Free. 

 Make all-natural and recycled crafts with a new project each week. The Audubon Center at the Boathouse (just inside the Lincoln Road/Ocean Ave. entrance to Prospect Park). 1-3 p.m., all ages, Free.

Prospect Park Lefferts House Events Today this historic house has Second Floor Tours (1-3:30 on the half hour) and Needlecrafts (1-3 p.m.) Lefferts Historic House at Prospect Park (Use entrance at Flatbush and Ocean Avenues), Free.

Prospect Park Discover Tour Find out how to use binoculars to spot some of the incredible species of birds that call Prospect Park home. Learn the history of the Boathouse and see little-known curiosities about the Park and its animal residents. Meet at the Audubon Center at the Boathouse, just inside the Lincoln Road/Ocean Ave. entrance to the park. 3-4 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. 

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