Free and Cheap Performances for Kids in Brooklyn Fall 2011

Expose your children to some free culture this fall with these great affordable outings.




Chinese Acrobats at the Brooklyn Center – October 29th 2011 – Cost $20

This ensemble of more than 40 gymnasts, contortionists, jugglers, and dancers combine centuries-old tradition with modern-day showmanship will perform a  myriad of International award-winning acts, including Slack Wire and Diabolo (both Presidential Gold Award winners at the Cirque de Demain Festival in Paris) and Pagoda Bowls (Golden Clown Award winner at the 28th Monte Carlo International Circus Festival).


Sylvester and the Magic Pebble – October 31st 2011

The Brooklyn Center presents Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, a heartwarming story  that celebrates the importance of family. Based on the Caldecott Medal-winning book by William Steig, author of Shrek, Sylvester, a winsome young donkey, picks up a shiny red pebble, he learns it holds magical powers, granting his every wish.


Mil’s Trills Music for Babies and Toddlers – Starting November 2nd 2011 - Cost $15

This Fall, Mil’s Trills Music & Stories, an interactive series of live performances for adults with babies and toddlers (ages 0-18 months) is making exclusive POP-UP appearances all over the city with some of the finest New York Musicians.


Soul Street Dance Performance – November 6th 2011 - Cost $7

Soul Street Dance presents a high-energy blend of entertainment and artistry, from poppin’ and lockin’, power moves, and gymnastic stunts to b-boying, uprock, and even Brazilian capoeira


Baby Loves Disco – November 5th 2011 - Cost $15

Baby Loves Disco is a fun, afternoon disco aimed at getting your kids movin and groovin but without the kiddie music. Parents will love the real music spun by a cool dj’s who set list includes classic disco tunes.


Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert Series – November 6th 2011 - Cost Free

Manhattan Brass is busting at the seams with personality and talent. Known for their innovative programming, they tear into all types of music, from swinging jazz to intricate Baroque and edgy new classical works.



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