Kid’s Events In South Slope This Week

 Songs for Unusual Creatures
Songs for Unusual Creatures

Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this week? From celebrating the 25th anniversary of Oh, The Places You’ll Go!, Songs for Unusual Creatures, to zydeco in Prospect Park, there are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up in our area. See the full details below!

For more things to do around Brooklyn, and to add your own upcoming event, check out our calendar.

Rock With Adam
When: Wednesday, June 3, 10:30am
Where: Park Slope Library, 431 6th Avenue
What: Are you ready to rock? Neighborhood kids are definitely in for a treat as guitarist Adam Blotner plays some of his favorite tunes.
How much: Free, but tickets are required for entry (one per family), so be sure to arrive early to score your ticket.

Summer Reading Kickoff
When: Thursday, June 4, 10:30am
Where: Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza and Park Slope Library, 431 6th Avenue
What: Kick off your summer reading with music, dancing, magic and more at the Central Library.
How much: Free!

Fledglings: Early Childhood Program
When: Thursday, June 4, 9:30am
Where: Audubon Center, Prospect Park
What: Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a new early childhood program for parents and care-givers with children 18-36 months in age. Children will develop self-reliance, creativity, and problem-solving skills through outdoor play-based activities.
How much: Free, but advanced registration is required.

Nature Exploration
When: Thursdays & Fridays, 12-4pm
Where: Audubon Center, Prospect Park
What: Families can enjoy a variety of activities, from games for bird nerds to Citizen Science projects to a chance to meet a resident snake.
How much: Free!

Nature Exploration
When: Saturdays & Sundays, 10am-1pm
Where: Audubon Center, Prospect Park
What: Much like on the weekdays, families can enjoy a variety of activities, including bird watching, nature-based projects, and more.
How much: Free!

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates
When: Saturdays & Sundays, 11am-4pm
Where: Vanderbilt Playground, Prospect Park
What: Join Alliance naturalists to discover the diverse array of aquatic life by examining the specimens of Prospect Park Lake.
How much: Free!

Pop-Up Audubon II: Water Detectives
When: Saturdays & Sundays, 11am-4pm
Where: Long Meadow near Upper Pool, Prospect Park
What: This month, you’ll get to the park’s freshwater ecosystems through a series of outdoor activities.
How much: Free!

Oh, The Places You’ll Go! Storytime
When: Saturday, June 6, 11am
Where: Barnes & Noble, 267 7th Avenue
What: Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’s classic book, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
How much: Free!

Celebrate Brooklyn: Creole for Kidz!
When: Saturday, June 6, 4pm
Where: Prospect Park Bandshell, Prospect Park West at 9th Street
What: New Orleans-based accordionist, singer, and educator brings a “touch of the bayou” to the Ezra Jack Keats Family Concert. The day will include readings from children’s book author Dan Zanes, complete with video projections.
How much: Free!

Songs for Unusual Creatures
When: Saturday, June 6, 4pm
Where: Barbes, 376 9th Street
What: Quirky author and composer Michael Hearst, along with his five-piece band, presents Songs For Unusual Creatures: a highly-geeky A/V presentation of some of the most bizarre animals that roam the planet. The creatures are brought to life with such odd-ball instruments as theremin, claviola, and stylophone.
How much: $10 (strongly) suggested donation

Story Play
When: Monday, June 8, 10:30am
Where: Park Slope Library, 431 6th Avenue
What: Hear stories and nursery rhymes, and learn baby games to entertain your little one.
How much: Free!

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