Top 10 Weekend Events in Brooklyn

It’s looking like it will be a relatively sunny weekend so get out and about with Brooklyn Mamas Top 10 Weekend Events.

It’s My Park Day
October 22, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Prospect Park
Make it an annual family event to care for Prospect Park!  Families will gear up with brooms, shovels, rakes and trash grabbers to clean up Lookout Hill.  Learn more at It’s My Park.

Harvest Festival
October 22, 10:30  a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6
Enjoy a Halloween parade, fun live music, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts and much more at this terrific fall festival.  Get in on the fun at Harvest Festival.

Storytime: Pretty Penny Sets Up Shop
October 22,11:00 a.m.
Greenlight Bookstore, Fort  Greene
Come meet the author and illustrator of Pretty Penny Sets Up Shop as she reads from this wonderful picture book.  Get all details at Storytime.

Haunted Hotel
October 22, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Voorhees Theatre, Jay & Tillary Streets
For the older kids, head to the Gravesend Inn for a night at a terrifically spooky hotel.  See all the details at Haunted Hotel.

Halloween at the A-Scarium
October 22 & October 23 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
New York Aquarium, Coney Island
Go on a haunted seafari, enjoy spooky storytelling, create a spooky mask and enjoy trick-or-treating at the Coney Island Aquarium’s annual Halloween events.  See all there is to do at A-scarium.

Play Lab Workshop: The Great Pumpkin
October 22 & 23, 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.

Arts & Recreation
October 22 & October 23, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Prospect Park
Join the naturalists at the Audubon Center as they engage kids in a variety of outdoor play activities.  Learn more at Arts and Recreation.

How’d We Make That?: Tunnels
October 22 & October 23, 1:30 p.m.
New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn Heights
Kids ages 5 and up are invited to learn about and create their own tunnels.  See details at Tunnels.

The Reluctant Dragon
October 22 & 23, 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.

Park Slope Harvest Festival
October 23, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Old Stone House, Park Slope
Kids will enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, live music, face painting, and crafts at this annual Park Slope Festival.

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