Top Ten Weekend Events

From star gazing to disco dancing to visiting with live animals, there is a  wide variety of events happening around Brooklyn. Here are just few family friendly events to  enjoy this weekend.


Board Games for Kids
November 12, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Carroll Gardens Library
Spend a fun and relaxing morning meeting new friends and playing old fashioned board games at the library.  Learn more at Board Games for Kids.

Big Box of Distractions
November 12, 2:00 p.m.
Iron Center, Fort  Greene
Adults and kids alike will meet some of New York’s coolest artists as they learn to make puppets, do acrobatics, explore yoga, learn about historical events and more.  See details at Big Box of Distractions.

November 12, 5:00 p.m.
Fort Greene Park
Let Urban Park Rangers be your guide to the solar system at this family program where all materials, including telescopes, are provided. Learn all about it at Astronomy.

Family Disco Night
November 12, 5:45p.m.
The Moxie Spot, Park Slope
It’s time for the whole family to leave their cares behind and get down at family disco night. Get details at Family Disco Night.

Storybook Movie Time
November 12 & 13, 11:30 a.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
Kids ages 5 and up are invited to an animated morning at the movies!  Visit Storybook Movie Time for more information.

Live Animal Encounter
November 12 & 13, 4:15 p.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
Get up close and personal with live animals at this surprise, hand-on experience. For more information visit Live Animal Encounter.

Baby  Story Time: Jon Samson
November 13, 11:00 a.m.
Greenlight Bookstore, Fort Greene
Babies and children under three are invited to move and groove with the alternative family music of Jon Samson.  Check out all the fun at Baby Story Time.

Arty Facts
November 13, 11:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Museum
Children ages four to seven explore how artists combine, transform, and rearrange objects and ideas to create, as well as make a craft.  See details at Brooklyn Museum.

Zoo Keeper Chat
November 13, 11:00 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.
Prospect Park Zoo
Kids will love the opportunity to chat with zookeepers about animals, learn how keepers care for the animals and ask any questions they want about life at the zoo.  Learn more at Keeper Chats.

Family Bingo Night
November 13, 6:00 p.m.
The Moxie Spot, Park Slope
Enjoy a great night of family fun with BINGO! for everyone.  Get details at The Moxie Spot.

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