This Week’s Events Picks For Brooklyn Kids

This Week’s Events Picks For Brooklyn Kids
Photo via Lakeside BKLYN
Photo via Lakeside BKLYN

Looking for something to do with the whole family this week? There are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up in Brooklyn, and we’ve selected some of our favorites. See the full details below!

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


Cantamos, Let’s Sing With Louie Miranda
When: Wednesday, September 16, 10:30am
Where: Dean Street, 755 Dean Street, Fort Greene
What: Sing along to the tunes of Louie Miranda
How Much: $8 per family.

Ezra Jack Keats Bedtime Stories
When: Thursday, September 17, 7pm-7:30pm
Where: Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Park Slope
What: Enjoy Ezra Jack Keats themed stories, songs, and activities at this evening library storytime.
How Much: Free!

Lakeside Recess
When: Friday, September 18, 2pm
Where: LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park
What: It’s recess time! Play in the park with free pickelball, badminton, Kan Jam, and ladder ball.
How Much: Free!

Brooklyn Book Festival Free Children’s Day
When: Saturday, September 19, 10am-4pm
Where: Various Locations
What: Beloved children’s book authors come together for book readings, workshops and crafts for kids.
How Much: Free!

Stand Clear Of The Closing Door, Please
When: Sunday, September 20, 10am and 11:15am
Where: The Old Stone House, 336 3rd St, Brooklyn, Park Slope
What: Follow along as lost teddybear, Catbear, journeys through the NYC subways to find his owner in this Spellbound Theater performance, perfect for kids ages 2-5.
How Much: Adults $15, children $12

Folk Music Sing Along With Katy Stone
When: Monday, September 21, 11am
Where: Park Slope Library, 431 6th Ave, Park Slope
What: Katy Stone visits Park Slope Library for a fun singalong of her favorite tunes.
How Much: Free!

Photo via New York Aquarium
Photo via New York Aquarium

Circle Time With Vanessa
When: Wednesday, September 16, 11am
Where: Boulevard Books, 7518 13th Avenue, Dyker Heights
What: Stories and activities with Vanessa
How Much: $5

Kids Zumba
When: Thursday, September 17, 4-5pm
Where: Ryder Library, 5902 23rd Avenue, Midwood
What: Kids 7-16 years are invited to shake, shimmy, and have fun.
How Much: Free!

Kids Create
When: Friday, September 18, 3:30-4:30pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street, Bensonhurst
What: Create crafts and play games at this weekly event.
How Much: Free!

International Coast Cleanup
When: Saturday, September 19, 8am-12pm
Where: Kaiser Park, Neptune Avenue and 31st Street, Coney Island
What: Spend your morning helping to clean up the coastline along Kaiser Park. All gear will be provided.
How Much: Free!

Little Hootie Pie Painting
When: Saturday, September 19, 11am-1pm
Where: Pinot’s Palette, 7518 13th Avenue, Dyker Heights
What: Kids are invited to paint their own Little Hootie canvas.
How Much: $38

Toddler Time
When: Monday, September 21, 1-2pm
Where: Kings Highway Library, 2115 Ocean Avenue, Midwood
What: Play, sing, and listen to stories at Kings Highway Library for kids 18 months to 3 years old. Registration is required, reserve your child’s spot by calling 718-375-3037.
How Much: Free!

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