Playtime In Park Slope: Upcoming Children’s Events

Playtime In Park Slope: Upcoming Children’s Events
Suzi Shelton, via FB

Looking for fun stuff to do with your children over the next few days? This week, there are stories to hear and songs to dance to for the younger set, and even a cool fashion workshop for the older kids.

Musical Story Time With Suzi Shelton
When: Wednesday, October 2, 10:30am
Where: Park Slope Library, 431 Sixth Avenue
What: Suzi Shelton and Abby Levin will host a special musical story time for kids ages baby to 5 years. The duo will sing some of their favorite books, including Silly Sally by Audrey Wood and Head To Toe by Eric Carle.
How much: Free!

Read for the Record Day!
When: Thursday, October 3, 4pm
Where: Central Library, Youth Wing, 10 Grand Army Plaza
What: Help break the record by joining people all across the country in reading “Otis” by Loren Long as part of Read for the Record day. Craft activity will follow. For ages 4-8.
How much: Free!

Generation T Tee Party
When: Saturday, October 5, 1pm
Where: Park Slope Library, 431 Sixth Avenue
What: Author and Park Slope neighbor Megan Nicolay will teach tweens designs from her books Generation T and Generation T: Beyond Fashion. Bring a T-shirt for refashioning; scissors and other tools will be provided, and books will be available for sale.
How much: Free!

Shine and the Moonbeams
When: Saturday, October 5, 2pm
Where: BAMcafe at the Peter Jay Sharp Building
What: Dance, sway, and just get into the groove as the soulful family band led by singer-songwriter Shawana Kemp and songwriter-guitarist Jon Heagle plays songs that capture the sweetness, uncertainty, and simplicity of youth.
How much: $10

Tall Tales with Tammy Hall
When: Sunday, October 6, 2 & 3pm
Where: Lefferts Historic House, Prospect Park
What: The storytelling brings enchanting tales from the Lefferts family and around the world in this series that runs each Sunday through October 27.
How much: $3 suggested donation

Photo via Suzi Shelton