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Where to Go With the Kids: Feb. 13-20

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.

  

Monday, February 13

 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).

Gaming for Kids Kids aged 7-11 play video games and board games in this monthly event. Call 718-230-2117 for more information. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 4-5 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. 

 

Tuesday, February 14

 Kids 18-36 months hear picture books read aloud and play with other children. Space is limited. Pick up a ticket at the Children's Reference Desk on the morning of the program. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 10:15 or 11 a.m. Free. 

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.

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

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

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

 Sing and dance with Niko and his funky family folk and bring your own instrument if you have one. , 629 Vanderbilt Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect, 4 p.m., $10 suggested donation per child. 

Story Play Kids 0-5 play with toys and hear stories. , 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. 

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.

 

Wednesday, February 15

 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. 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.

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.

 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.  

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.

 

Thursday, February 16

 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. 0-18 months. Free.

Baby Clay Play Kids, 676 Flatbush Ave., bet. Hawthorne and Winthrop. for ages 6 months to 2 years 9:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:30 p.m., $10/child.

 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, 11 a.m., Free with museum admission (adults $7, kids 2-17 and seniors $5).  

Baby Clay For Big Kids Play Kids, 676 Flatbush Ave., bet. Hawthorne and Winthrop. for 2-5+ years 11 a.m., $10/child.

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 17

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.

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

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. 


Saturday, February 18 

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

Greenlight Kids Story Time Children’s author and illustrator Lindsay Ward presents her new book, When Blue Met Egg. , 686 Fulton St (at S Portland St), 11 a.m., ages 3-8, 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.

Puppetworks' Puss in Boots Perrault's 1697 French Fantasy performed by Marionettes with an original song score and a "live" ogre. Suggested for kids 3+. Reservations suggested at 718-965-3391 or puppetworks@verizon.net. 338 Sixth Ave. at Fourth Street. 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. $8 adults, $7 kids.  

 Master storyteller Willie Teacher's tales are based on folklore from Anansi the Spider and have many opportunities for participants to take active roles. , 10 Grand Army Plaza. 1 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.

Transit Museum: Junior Engineer: Dig It! Archeological treasures are discovered during subway tunnel construction. At this workshop, kids dig up artifacts from the Transit Museum pretend excavation site. For ages 4+ 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 is having its Winter Festival (1-3 p.m.) where kids learn how to play Nine-Man Morris and make their own playing board to take home. There are also 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.

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This cheerful and beautifully designed  museum has events for kids all day. Today there are several events in honor of Black History Month. 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 19  

Editor's Note: All branches of the Brooklyn Public Library will be closed today and Monday for President's Day (and the either ...)

 Half Moon Sword of New York City and eleven other English folk dance groups present an afternoon of English sword dancing, traditionally performed at winter "ales" in the farming and coal-mining regions of northern England. , 200 English Parkway, 2:30 p.m. Free with museum admission of $12 adults, $8 students with ID, kids under 12 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 Local singer-songwriter Vered will perform songs for kids 0-3. , 686 Fulton St (at S Portland St), 11 a.m. Free.

Puppetworks' Puss in Boots Perrault's 1697 French Fantasy performed by Marionettes with an original song score and a "live" ogre. Suggested for kids 3+. Reservations suggested at 718-965-3391 or puppetworks@verizon.net. 338 Sixth Ave. at Fourth Street. 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. $8 adults, $7 kids.  

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: Junior Engineer: Dig It! Archeological treasures are discovered during subway tunnel construction. At this workshop, kids dig up artifacts from the Transit Museum pretend excavation site. For ages 4+ 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 20

Editor's Note: All branches of the Brooklyn Public Library will be closed today for President's Day (and the  either ...)

 Kids can travel the world’s deserts and rain forests through hands-on activities inside Brooklyn Botanic Garden's conservatories and take a plant home. Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory. , 1000 Washington Ave., 1-3 p.m. (drop-in) This program is free, as is garden admission on winter weekdays.

 Every afternoon this week there are events at the Boathouse including showings of episodes from Life, a kids nature film series, crafts, nature and bird walks and park clean-ups. See the daily schedule here. Prospect Park Boathouse, right inside the Lincoln Road entrance. 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 

 Kids learn how to play Nine-Man Morris and make their own playing board to take home. Lefferts Historic House at Prospect Park (Use entrance at Flatbush and Ocean Avenues), 1-3 p.m. Free.

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events The museum opens at 9:30 a.m. this week instead of 10 and has events for kids all day including several in honor of Black History Month. See their schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older. 

Puppetworks' Puss in Boots Perrault's 1697 French Fantasy performed by Marionettes with an original song score and a "live" ogre. Suggested for kids 3+. Reservations suggested at 718-965-3391 or puppetworks@verizon.net. 338 Sixth Ave. at Fourth Street. 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. $8 adults, $7 kids.  

 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.

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