Top Ten Events in Brooklyn

Make the most of December and the winter season with these great holiday events and family activities.  The Brooklyn Mamas rounds up the best of what’s going on around town this weekend.

St. Nicholas Day
December 3, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wycoff House & Association, Canarsie
While waiting for a visit from St. Nick himself, kids will enjoy a day at the Wycoff House complete with crafts, music, stories, cookies and cider. Children $3, Adults, $5.  To learn more visit. St. Nick Day.

Jeremy Plays Guitar
December 3, 1:00 p.m.
Central Library, Park Slope
Jump, sing and dance at this high-energy concert for kids from the critically acclaimed band Jeremy Plays Guitar.  Get in on all the fun at The Brooklyn Library.

Subway Story
December 3, 1:30 p.m.
New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn Heights
Author Julia Sarcone-Roach reads from her new book, Subway Story, which tells the tale of a subway car who takes a dive into the Atlantic Ocean to begin a new life in the sea.  Get details at New York Transit Museum.

Snow White
December 3 at 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.; December 4 at 3:00 p.m.
Bond Theatre, Carroll Gardens
Produced by Company XIV, parents and children alike will love this reimagined, critically-acclaimed performance of the classic fairytale.  For tickets and additional information visit Snow White.

Presents to the Animals
December 3 & December 4, 11:00 am & 3:30 p.m.
Prospect Park Zoo
Each weekend in December, animals will receive treat filled gift boxes to tear open as they get ready for the holidays.  This week, watch and the red pandas and  tamarins learn if they have been naughty or nice.  See more at Presents to the Animals.

Blooming Babies: Seasons of Snow
December 3 & December 4, 11:30 a.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
Toddlers ages 18 months – 2 ½ years are invited to celebrate the season by creating their very own snow globe crafts.  Get in on the fun at Seasons of Snow.

The Reluctant Dragon
December 3 & 4 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Puppetworks, Park Slope
Kids ages 3 and up will love to watch marionettes tell the story of a relationship between a girl and her unlikely-poetry reading friend.  Get details at Puppetworks.

Early Morning Bird Walk
December 4, 10:00 a.m.
Prospect Park
The Brooklyn Bird Club invites kids and their families to meet the birds that stick around town and brave out the winter at this expert guided tour.  Get information at Early Morning Bird Walk.

Powerhouse Kids Holiday Party
December 4, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Powerhouse Arena, DUMBO
Head down to Powerhouse for their annual kids holiday bash!  Pose for a pic with Santa and listen to holiday themes readings from a variety of cool kids authors. Get details at Powerhouse Arena.

Family Bingo
December 4, 6:00 p.m.
The Moxie Spot
Wind down the weekend with a good, old-fashioned game of family BINGO!   Check out all the fun at The Moxie Spot.

 

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