President’s Day Activities in Brooklyn – February 20

President's Day Activities in Brooklyn Today is President’s Day which is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of our  first president, George Washington. Get out and celebrate the day with a fun activity with your family. Happy President’s Day!

Storytime at the Moxie Spot
Emily Terte, the creative director of The Moxie Spot ,combines her love of books, puppets and children for an extraordinary storytime experience.

When: Feb. 20th at noon.
Where: The Moxie Spot, 81 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY11201
How Much: $2.50 per child over 1
Contact Info: (718) 923-9710 or


Puss in Boots
Perrault’s 1697 French Fantasy with an original song score and a “live” ogre adapted for Marionettes by Adam Kilgour

When: Feb. 20 – 24th, 12:30 & 2:30 pm
Where: Puppetworks, 338 Sixth Avenue at 4th Street, Park Slope
How Much: $ 7 – Kids and $8 -Adults
Contact Info:


Winter Festival: Coming in from the Cold
Pass the long winter days with fun family entertainment and learn to make your very own board game. See details at Coming in from the Cold.

When: February  20, 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Where: Prospect Park, Lefferts Historic House


Adinkra Stamping Fun
Celebrate Martin Luther King and his message of tolerance by making an art piece using African Adinkra symbols of hope, love and friendship to take home.

When: February 20, 11:30
Where: Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Crown Heights

National Grid Earthworks: Light It Up!
How can you light a lightbulb? Plugging it in or using batteries is easy enough, but what about solar panels or other ways? Explore alternative energy and circuits to build your own light and sound show!

When: February 20, 1:30
Where: Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Crown Heights


LIFE: Kids Nature Film Series
Check out an award-winning nature documentary series, all week long as kids and parents alike enjoy numerous films about the spectacular diversity of life on earth.  Check out further information at Kids Nature Film Series.

When: February 20 (and all week long), 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Prospect Park Boathouse


Kids Week: Brooklyn
Get the kids outside and spend time with the Rangers exploring the salt marsh at Marine Park. You and your kids will njoy nature walks, crafts, team-building activities, performances, and more, with both morning and afternoon activities. Monday’s topic is owl pellet dissection. Visit for the entire week’s topics.

When: February 20 (and all week long), 11 am
Where: Salt Marsh Nature Center


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