Top 10 Weekend Events in Brooklyn

Outdoor events, story times and Halloween festivities are all around as the Brooklyn Mamas break down the best in family friendly weekend activities.

Outdoor events, story times and Halloween festivities are all around as the Queens Mamas break down the best in family friendly weekend activities.

Grandparent Celebration
October 1, 2:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
Kids ages five and under are welcomed with their families to enjoy stories and decorate a picture frame to share with their grandparents. See more at Grandparent Celebration.

Music in the Round
October 1, 3:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
For the 4-6 year old set, check out some of the museums rarely seen instruments and learn to design your very own musical activity to take home. Get details at Music in the Round.

Pumpkin Day
October 1, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
McCarren Park, Williamsburg
Kick off Halloween season with pumpkin decorating activities at the park. Visit Pumpkin Day for details.

Weekend Family Program: Bugs
October 1& October 2, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Main Street and Pier 1
Playground associates will lead kids in craft projects and make dragonflies, butterflies, beetles and more. Learn about it at Bugs.

Arts & Recreation
October 1 & October 2, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Prospect Park, Boathouse
Naturalists from the Audubon Center lead an engaging arts activity combined with outdoor nature play. Get all the details at Arts & Recreation.

Arty Facts
October 2, 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Heights
Children ages 4-7 are invited to explore the galleries and become inspired to make their own art during this 90 minute activity. See details at Arty Facts.

Raptor Fest
October 2, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Prospect Park
Hawks, falcons, owls and other birds of prey will be on hand for flight demonstrations from Brooklyn’s Urban Park Rangers. See details at Raptor Fest.

Kids Learn to Ride
October 2, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
Let an experienced bike instructor give your kids the skills and confidence they need to ditch the training wheels once and for all. See details at Kids Learn to Ride.

Baby Storytime
October 2, 11:00 a.m.
Greenlight Bookstore, Fort Greene
Keep babies and toddlers under 3 years old entertained with stories, songs, and interactive play. See details at Baby Story Time.

Atlantic Antic Moxie Spot Kid’s Stage
October 2, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Moxie Spot, Park Slope
Enjoy an entire day of family fun including singalongs, magicians, painting and great food. See the entire schedule of activities at The Moxie Spot.

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