Thing For Kids To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Comic Book Making, Get Up & Go, Weekend Walks

Thing For Kids To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Comic Book Making, Get Up & Go, Weekend Walks
Source: Department of Transportation website.
Source: Department of Transportation website.

It’s a week of new beginnings in Southern Brooklyn! Have you signed your kids up for Get Up and Go, yet? The free City Parks Foundation program kicks off this week with fitness activities at Calvert Vaux and Seth Low Parks. Brooklyn Public Library has also kicked off their popular Ready, Set, Kindergarten Series, a 6-week program of stories and songs to get the little ones ready for school. On Sunday, take the kids to the first ever 18th Avenue Weekend Walks — details are still in the works, but if it’s anything like Summer Stroll on 3rd, it is sure to be a hit with the kids.

Details on those events and more below.

Summer Science Club: Sunprints
When: Tuesday, July 14, 2pm-3pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street
What: With science, and some special photographic paper, kids will create their own sunprints.
How much: Free
More Info: (718)236-4086

Mommy & Me
When: Wednesday, July 15, 9:15am-10:45am
Where: St. Athanasius School, 6120 Bay Parkway
What: Mommy & Me classes held every Monday and Wednesday.
How much: $10
More info: (718) 236-4791

Explore & Create
When: Wednesday, July 15, 4pm-5pm
Where: Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 East 14th Street
What: Kids can let their creativity run wild in this arts and craft program.
How Much: Free
More Info: 718-368-1815

Kids Explore: Superhero Magic Scratch
When: Wednesday, July 15, 3pm-4pm
Where: Highlawn Library, 1664 West 13th Street
What: Get creative with superhero-themed magic scratch kits in this Summer Reading series.
How much: Free
More Info: (718)234-7208

Movies at the Library: The Lego Movie
When: Wednesday, July 15, 2pm-4pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street
What: Everything is awesome at New Utrecht Library. Catch a screening of The Lego Movie at the branch.
How much: Free
More Info: (718)236-4086

Kids Create: Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane?
When: Thursday, July 16, 2pm-4pm
Where: Dyker Library, 8202 13th Avenue
What: Kids will create their own superhero-themed craft at this weekly arts program.
How much: Free
More Info: (718)748-6261

Get Up and Go
When: Thursday, July 16
Where: Calvert Vaux Park and Seth Low Park
What: Sign up online for a time slot to participate in fitness activites including obstacle courses and relays.
How Much: Free
More Info: (347)417-8177

Read! Write! Create! Comic Book Making Workshop
When: Friday, July 17, 2pm-4pm
Where: Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Ave
What: Kids will partner with Comic Book Project instructors to create their own comic book.
How much: Free
More Info: (718)265-3220

Ready, Set, Kindergarten
When: Saturday, July 18, 11am
Where: Brooklyn Public Library Branches
What: Kids, ages 3-5, will explore math, science, and reading through songs and stories.
How Much: Free
More Info: (718)230-2429

Sweet Dream’s FlowerLand Workshop
When: Saturday, July 18, 3pm-4:30pm
Where: Sweet Dream, 94 Quentin Road
What: Sweet Dream Florist is hosting their weekly decorating workshop where kids can create fun, playful floral arrangements. Call for class details and to make advanced reservations.
How Much: $25
More Info: 347-272-6720

18th Avenue Weekend Walks
When: Sunday, July 19, 1pm-7pm
Where: 18th Avenue, between 62nd Street and 75th Street
What: Merchants and restaurants along 18th Avenue will head to the sidewalk to showcase their goods. Details are still in the works, but activities will include kid-friendly games and performances.
How Much: Free
More Info: 311

Coney Island Flicks on the Beach: The Goonies
When: Monday, July 20, 7:30pm
Where: Coney Island Boardwalk, 1001 Boardwalk West
What: Coney Island Flicks on the Beach continues with a screening of The Goonies Bring your blankets and enjoy the movie on a 40-foot inflatable screen on the beach.
How much: Free
More info: (718)594-7895

Know a kids event happening this week but don’t see it listed? Post it for free on our new event calendar, or using our classifieds site, EverythingBK.

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