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Where to Go With the Kids: Jan. 2-8

The weekly lowdown on kids events in Prospect Heights, Prospect Park, North Park Slope, Fort Greene, Boerum Hill and Crown Heights.

Monday, January 2

Note: All Brooklyn Public Libraries are closed today. 

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.

 

Tuesday, January 3

Toddler Time This weekly event allows toddlers 18 to 36 months to enjoy stories, rhymes and songs. , 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. 10:30 a.m. -12 p.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.

Homework Help For all ages. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 4:30-7:30 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 wonderful 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 4

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.

 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. See their schedule here. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older.  

 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.

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.

Homework Help For all ages. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 4-6 p.m. Free. 

 

Thursday, January 5

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.

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 wonderful 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. 

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.

Homework Help For all ages. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 4-6 p.m. Free. 

 

Friday, January 5

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events This wonderful 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 a.m. Free

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


Saturday, January 6

Note: There are no children's events listed on the Prospect Park Event Calendar for the rest of January. However they re-appear on the calendar in February. I've contacted the Prospect Park Alliance to find out the reason for the gap and will let you know.

 Greenlight Kids Story Time Greenlight staffers read stories to kids. Sometimes they bring in authors to do the readings. Get the schedule here. , 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.

Sigma Storytime Volunteers from the Brooklyn Alumni Chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity read stories for children ages 3 to 8 years the first Saturday of the month.  , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 12-1 p.m. Free.

Science Clinic For ages 7-14. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 12-1 p.m. Free.

Writing Clinic Develop ELA and writing skills through creative writing and poetry. For ages 7-14. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free.

Homework Help For all ages. , 10 Grand Army Plaza, 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Free.

Transit Museum 'Journey to the Past'  Journey back in time for a special tale with costumed storyteller Mabel Kline. She will recount her experiences as the subway’s first female conductor in an interactive, imaginary ride on an IRT Local. Performance is 30 minutes. Recommended 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).  

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. 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 8  

 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 Performers keep babies and toddlers under 3 years old entertained with stories, songs, and interactive performance. Get the schedule of performers here. , 686 Fulton St (at S Portland St), 11 a.m., ages 0-3, Free.

Transit Museum 'Journey to the Past'  Journey back in time for a special tale with costumed storyteller Mabel Kline. She will recount her experiences as the subway’s first female conductor in an interactive, imaginary ride on an IRT Local. Performance is 30 minutes. Recommended 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).  

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. See their 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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