The Brooklyn Mamas rounds up the Top Ten activities, events and holiday performances to help you and your family get the most out another fabulous, fun-filled weekend in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Plan to spend the entire day at the museum this Saturday with non-stop activities and fun for the whole family. With events including the “Cultural Connection Celebration,” a hummus making workshop, a mask making workshop and puppet show, an Art Works program at the Totally Tots studio, a live animal encounter and much more, there is something for everyone! See it all at Brooklyn Children’s Museum.
When: December 10, All Day Events
Where: Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
Bark! The Herald Ages Sing
Kids with or without dogs will love this holiday event! Dogs will be decked out in their most festive attire while Santa hands out doggy treats and bones to all of his very good four legged friends. Hot chocolate, cider and singing is open to all. Learn more at Bark!
When: December 10, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Where: Prospect Park
Enjoy a holiday parade, a free pancake brunch, and a variety of wonderful seasonal performances at this holiday extravaganza. Get all the details at Greenpoint Y Holiday Party.
When: December 10, 11:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Y, Greenpoint
Queen Marlene’s Birthday Party
Kids ages three and up will love this birthday party at the theater where real and pretend friends will perform a magical play. Kids are invited to dress in their favorite costumes, sing along and stay for cake after the show. Get in on the fun at The Toy Museum.
When: December 10, 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Toy Museum, Brooklyn Heights
Family Disco Night
The whole family will love to get down and shake their groove thang at Brooklyn’s favorite family disco. Get details at The Moxie Spot.
When: December 10, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Moxie Spot, Park Slope
Junior Engineer: The Pneumatic Subway
Kids ages 5 and up are invited to learn about how subways can be powered by air and conduct cool experiments with their new knowledge. Learn more at Junior Engineer.
When: December 10 & 11, 1:30 p.m.
Where: New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn Heights
A Christmas Carol
Great for the whole family, this classic Dickens tale comes to life in the musical adaptation of this treasured holiday tale. Find tickets at A Christmas Carol.
When: December 10 at 8:00 p.m. & December 11 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Narrows Community Theater, Bay Ridge
Sea Lion Celebration
In addition to the walrus, shark and penguin feedings, join the Sea Lion Celebration as these multi-talented animals perform gymnastics, speak and dive! Get in on the fun at Sea Lion Celebration.
When: December 11, 11:30 & 3:00 p.m.
Where: New York Aquarium, Coney Island
As the days grow darker and colder, kids will explore how artists use light and make their own artwork to take home. Get more information at Arty Facts.
When: December 11, 11:00 & 1:30 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Museum
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.
When: December 11 at 3:00 p.m.
Where: Bond Theatre, Carroll Gardens