Top 10 Events This Weekend in Brooklyn

October is in full swing with Halloween just around the corner.  Whether you are looking for outdoor fall fun, Halloween-themed celebrations or pet lovers events, Brooklyn Mamas  helps you fill your weekend with lots of interesting and fun activities around Brooklyn.

Dog-tober Fest
October 15, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fleet Street between Flatbush and Fulton
Parents and kids alike will love this block party for dogs complete with a DJ, snacks, and of course, lots of cute dogs.  Get details at Dog-tober Fest.

October 15, 11:00 a.m.
Greenlight Bookstore, Fort  Greene
Clinton-Hill based artist Robert Goldstrom will show illustrations and read from his book Dream Away. See more at Storytime.

Play Lab Workshop: The Great Pumpkin
October 15, 11:30 a.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
Kids ages 2 ½ – 5 years old are invited to learn about pumpkins, eat homemade pumpkin pudding and watch ”It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”  Get details at The Great Pumpkin.

Live Animal Encounter
October 15, 4:15 p.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
Kids will love to interact with and touch animals from the museum’s living exhibit.  See more at Live Animal Encounter.

Halloween at the A-Scarium
October 15 & October 16, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
New York Aquarium, Coney Island
This annual Halloween celebration includes sea monsters, magic shows, crafts, spooky shipwrecks, storytelling and much more.  See all there is to do at A-scarium.

October 15 & October 16, 1:30 p.m.
New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn Heights
Kids ages four and up will design their very own transportation maps.  Get details at MAP NYC.

The Reluctant Dragon
October 15 & 16, 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Puppetworks, Park Slope
Kids ages 3 and up will love this tale of a little girl and the poetry-reading creature she befriends, as told by marionettes.  See more at Puppetworks.

Harvest Festival
October 16, 12:00 p.m.
Narrows Botanical Gardens, Bay Ridge
Local artisans bring their homemade goods to this wonderful and seasonal fall market.  See details at Harvest Fest.

Sweet and Savory
October 16, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lefferts House, Prospect Park
Enjoy the Historic House Trust’s Moveable Feast Festival with sweet and savory treats from the handwritten cookbook that Mrs. Lefferts created in the 1800s. Free. Suggested donation of $1 per treat.  See details at Sweet and Savory.

Fire Awareness Prevention
October 16, 2:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
Children ages 5 and under will participate on Fire Prevention Awareness Week with basic fire safety rules, get to try on a fire fighter helmet and create their own firetruck craft.  See it all at Fire Awareness.

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