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Prospect Heights Kids Events: August 28-31

Free and cheap Brooklyn children's events in Prospect Heights, Park Slope, Prospect Park and beyond.

 

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Note: there are no children's events at the Central Library this week except for on Wednesday, and none at the Pacific Library except Friday.

Looking for weekend events? Check back Thursday.

 

Tuesday, August 28

Special Events: 

Last Week:  This is the last week for kids to learn about New York City garden plants and animals through hands-on exploration, story time, and garden hunts. Each week, young urban gardeners will explore a different nature theme and then create their own windowsill planting or nature craft to green up their home or neighborhood. The event is canceled in rain or heat of 95°F or above. Meet in Discovery Garden. For more information, visit bbg.org/discovery. , 1000 Washington Avenue, 1:30 p.m. Free. 

 

Weekly Events:

  Stories and songs. , 755 Dean St., at the corner of Underhill Ave, 10:30 a.m., $5/family.

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

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 The cheerful 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, August 29

 

Special Events:

Amazing Ken Magic Show A magic show for kids ages 6 to 17. , 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Grand Army Plaza, Free.

 

Weekly Events:

 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 Yellow Sneaker leads a weekly sing-along with puppets. 837 Union St. at Seventh Avenue. 10 a.m. $5 per family.

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

 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. 4 p.m. $5 per family.

Mini Keyboard with Leslie A beginning keyboard class for kids 1-4 years old that teaches notes and keys through symbols and colors. Play Kids, 676 Flatbush Ave., bet. Hawthorne and Winthrop. 3:30 p.m., $5/child. 

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events The 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, August 30

Special Events:

 In August the carousel is free on Thursdays! Open Thursdays through Sundays, 12 to 6 p.m. Enter Prospect Park at the Willink entrance, located at Ocean and Flatbush Avenues and Empire Boulevard.

 

Weekly Events:

 Lloyd is away until September, but Chris (Booker Dee) of the Deedle Deedle Dees is leading this 45-minute sing-along. , 755 Dean St (at the corner of Underhill Ave), 10:30 a.m., $5/family.

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).  

Story Craft Listen to a story and create a craft.  , 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free.

Sea Lion Feedings 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, August 31

Weekly Events:

 The lead singer of Dirty Sock Funtime Band leads a sing-along for kids of all ages. , 755 Dean St (at the corner of Underhill Ave), 10:30 a.m. $5/family.

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

Preschool Storytime Stories for kids aged 3-5. , 25 4th Ave. at Pacific St. 10:45-11:45 a.m. Free. 

Brooklyn Children's Museum Events The 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.

 The Carousel is open Thursdays through Sundays and school holidays, 12 to 5 p.m. $2 per ride; $9 for a book of five tickets. Enter Prospect Park at the Willink entrance, located at Ocean and Flatbush Avenues and Empire Boulevard.

 

Weekend events coming Thursday.

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