The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
A musical worth melting for! If you loved the movie "Frozen," you’ll love seeing Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf come to life on stage to tell the timeless tale of two sisters who are pulled apart by a mysterious secret. Of course, there’s the classic song “Let It Go,” plus many new numbers for this new production.
Painters, illustrators, and artists are invited to create art inspired by the Mary A. Whalen ship and display it on the chain link fence nearby.
An immersive, surrealist playground that takes attendees through 10 unique rooms inspired by our sleep-cycle. Advance tickets required.
This unique New York City destination is open for the season! The 172-acre island in the heart of New York Harbor has something for everyone, from biking, slides, play fountains and hammocks to tours of historic Fort Jay and Castle Williams.
A Year with Children 2018, is an annual presentation, now in its forty-seventh year, and showcases select artworks by students in grades two through six from the eleven public schools who participated in LTA during the 2017–18 school year. More than one hundred creative and imaginative works, including collages, drawings, found objects, installations, paintings, sculpture, and prints will be …
Join Prospect Park Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful. Presented in partnership with Con Edison.
The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers and The Metropolitan Museum of Art will hosting an opening reception for the fourth annual New York City Scholastic Art & Writing Awards exhibition at The Met’s Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education. The exhibition features more than 600 original works of art and writing from New York City-based Gold Key recipients in the 2018 …
Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House for an exclusive event for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The museum will open an hour early and you and your family can learn how wool was used on a Flatbush Farm. Brush the wool with carding paddles, spin yarn using a drop spindle, and make a felt rag doll stuffed with wool to take home with you. Have a fun day of interactive learning …
Come and join Alliance members at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water, and add to the “nest” we are weaving with natural materials.
FAD Market is a roving Fashion, Art and Design marketplace that travels seasonally to unique venues in Brooklyn. This spring, in celebration of NYCxDesign, FAD Market takes up residence at the Romanesque Revival building of Brooklyn Historical Society to present over 45 thoughtfully curated designers. Join us for a special showcase of locally designed handcrafted goods—from tableware and textiles …
The Prospect Park Zoo’s Jacob’s four-horned sheep and Shetland sheep will receive their annual shearing.
The mobile, floating glassblowing studio offers free, 45-minute demonstrations.
The Oratory of St. Boniface celebrates St. Philip Neri with food, games, a petting farm, performances from Brooklyn Music School’s Jazz Ensembles. And in the fashion of St. Philip Neri, there will be a "zany hat" contest.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event!
Join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and more in an all-singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and surprises! This action-packed live show features your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters.
The social-engaged public artwork, created by artist Mary Mattingly, brings educational programming to families and children. Built on a 130 x 40 FT barge, Swale contains 5,000 SQ FT of edible perennial garden and presents opportunities for New Yorkers to get involved in building ecological resilience through promoting food as a public commons.
An exhibit of high school artists reflecting on issues they are passionate about.
A three-day festival of Louisiana dance hall bands, workshops in music and dance, backyard Cajun jams, and delicious Creole cuisine.
Puppetworks presents a marionette adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s story of Mowgli, a little boy adopted by a family of wolves. With an original song score, and costumes and sets inspired by the Indian setting.
The City Parks Foundation presents the original marionette play based on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales. This version is a spin on the beloved children’s classic. Leaving their parents behind, the Darling children follow Peter Pan back home to Neverland for the adventure of a lifetime. When the cunning Captain Hook turns Peter’s pals Tiger Lily and Tinker Bell against him, the …
Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House to learn how sheep’s fleece is transformed into wool! Learn how to card wool using special tools and how to spin with a drop spindle; meet our resident spinner, Catherine Conrad, and see how she spins wool fibers into thread; join us on a parade to the Prospect Park Zoo to collect fleece from their sheep-shearing demonstrations; help staff …
A collection of figurative and kinetic metal sculptures by Brooklyn artist Alexandra Limpert.
Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together. Create a nature-based craft, artwork, or invention with Discovery Docents.
Join us for the Nature’s Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity.
Did you know a Giraffe can grow up to 18 feet tall? Or that Lions are always in a Pride? Step into our new temporary exhibit and discover fascinating lessons we can learn from the animals in the Jungle! Children will go on a discovery journey through the Jungle, learning the many different lessons from the animals that live there. Throughout the exhibit, the young explorers will get to learn and experiment …
Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House to see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm. You can brush the wool with carding paddles, spin yarn using a drop spindle, and even make a felt rag doll stuffed with wool to take home with you. Doll workshop is first come, first served.
a fun-filled look at the life of Amelia Earhart . Two explorers, tasked to investigate the achievements and mysteries behind one of America’s greatest aviators embark upon a journey they are not likely to forget, through comedy, music, audience participation, and circus arts.
Join Dancewave in celebrating their young artists in Dancewave’s Company Program with special guests and School Program! Featuring works by Trisha Brown, Camille A. Brown, Mike Esperanza, Jamal Jackson, Rebecca Oviatt, Urban Bush Women and Matthew Westerby.