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Where to Go With the Kids: Feb. 6-13

Our weekly children's calendar for Prospect Heights and beyond.

 

Here's the weekly lowdown on kids events in Prospect Heights plus a selection from Prospect Park, North Park Slope, Fort Greene, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Prospect Lefferts Gardens and Crown Heights.

In order to make this list more useful to readers, please take a moment to answer the one-question poll. We're considering leaving out the teen events from now on. 

 

Monday, February 6

 Each week Annie Nieves will lead the group in an art project that promotes creativity and experimentation. The class also includes some independent play and concludes with music and a sing-a-long. For ages 2-5. , 755 Dean St. at Underhill. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $10/child ($5/additional sibling).

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, February 7

 Toddlers 18 to 36 months to hear stories, rhymes and songs. Pacific Library, 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 10:45 a.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.

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.

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

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

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. 

GameSpace Teen Gaming Teens are invited to bring in personal video games or video game consoles to the Teen Reading Room and use the television. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 4-5:30 p.m. Free.   

 

Wednesday, February 8

 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. 

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.

 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.

 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.

GameSpace Teen Tech & Gaming This session, held the second Wednesday of the month, varies each month and could include video games, application building, electronic database demos or other topics. Ages 13-18 only. Teens may bring their own video games or systems as long as they are rated Teen or less. Teens also welcome to bring laptops, netbooks or tablets. Call 718-230-2119 for more information. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 4-5 p.m. Free.   

Sacred Jewel Sorority for Tween & Teen Girls  The Sacred Jewel Sorority's goal is to empower girls ages 10 and up through peer exchange, accurate HIV and STD prevention education, academic tutoring and support, mental health counseling/therapeutic services and life skills coaching. Call 718-230-2119 for more information. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 5:30- 7:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, February 9

 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.

Transit Tots Stories, games and more. Ages 2-5. 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).  

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, February 10

Sing-Along with Lloyd: A sing along for kids of all ages. Play Kids, 676 Flatbush Ave., bet. Hawthorne and Winthrop. 10 a.m., $5/family.

Preschool StorytimeStory time for kids 3-5. Pacific Library, 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 10:45-11:30 a.m. Free

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. 

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

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


Saturday, February 11 

 This workshop teaches kids the origins of jazz, demonstrates its far-reaching influence and plays the music of jazz legends, eventually turning the audience into instruments in a jazz trio. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 1:00 p.m. Free.

Transit Museum: SISTER CITY, Cairo, Egypt Learn about New York’s “sister city” and the story of Africa’s only subway system. Create a postcard showing New York’s amazing subway trains, which we’ll mail to our friends at The Cairo Rail Museum. 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 Lefferts House Events Today this historic house has Second Floor Tours (1-3:30 on the half hour) and Handiwork: Tasks and Crafts from the Past (2:30-3:30 p.m.). Lefferts Historic House at Prospect Park (Use entrance at Flatbush and Ocean Avenues),  Free.

There are more than 250 species of birds in Prospect Park. See some of them at this weekly event that is engaging for both older children and adults. The Audubon Center at the Boathouse (just inside the Lincoln Road/Ocean Ave. entrance to Prospect Park), 12-1:30 p.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.

Greenlight Kids Story Time The Greenlight staff shares some of its favorite books about love and Valentine's Day. We'll read A Giant Crush by Gennifer Choldenko, Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney and other "love-ly" stories. , 686 Fulton St (at S Portland St), 11 a.m., ages 3-8, Free.

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

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.

 

Sunday, February 12  

 Kids will make Valentine snow globes with Isabel Cruz of the Bluebell Studio from 2-4 p.m. and will watch kid-friendly animated shorts on the big screen from 4-6 p.m. , 623 Vanderbilt Ave. at St. Mark's. Free.

 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 Greenlight staff will perform songs for kids 0-3. , 686 Fulton St (at S Portland St), 11 a.m. Free.

Prospect Park Lefferts House Events Today this historic house has Second Floor Tours (1-3:30 on the half hour) and Handiwork: Tasks and Crafts from the Past (2:30-3:30 p.m.). Lefferts Historic House at Prospect Park (Use entrance at Flatbush and Ocean Avenues),  Free.

Transit Museum: SISTER CITY, Cairo, Egypt Learn about New York’s “sister city” and the story of Africa’s only subway system. Create a postcard showing New York’s amazing subway trains, which we’ll mail to our friends at The Cairo Rail Museum. 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. 

 

Monday, February 13

Toddler Storyplay Play with toys and hear stories. Ages 18-36 months. , Youth Wing, 10:15 or 11 a.m. Free.

 Each week Annie Nieves will lead the group in an art project that promotes creativity and experimentation. The class also includes some independent play and concludes with music and a sing-a-long. For ages 2-5. , 755 Dean St. at Underhill. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $10/child ($5/additional sibling).

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.

Gaming for Kids Play kids aged 7-11 play ideo games and board games. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 4-5 p.m. Free.   


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