Top 10 Weekend Events in Brooklyn

The big holidays are just around the corner and Brooklyn is filled with great holiday events to get you in the spirit.  Brooklyn Mamas has a round up the best events to put a smile on your face.

Holiday Stories & Sing-Along

Start the weekend on Friday night with a special holiday event at the Greenlight Bookstore.  The staff will read holiday favorites including Twas the Night Before Christmas and Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblebs as Miss Nina strums her pink guitar in a holiday sing-along. Kids are welcomed to wear their PJs. See more at Greenlight Bookstore.

When: December 16, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Greenlight Bookstore, Fort Greene

Hudson Bagabond Puppets, The Snow Queen

Experience this Hans Christian Andersen classic as a narrated ballet — and told by larger-than-life puppets, including a 12-foot tall Snow Queen.  Find tickets at The Snow Queen.

When: December 17, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Kingborough Community College

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 17, 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Toy Museum, Brooklyn Heights

Jingle Bell Jamboree

The Park Slope Civic Council presents a holiday concert and sing-along from The Brooklyn Community Chorus and more, along with a holiday collection benefiting Toys for Tots.  See all details at Jingle Bell Jamboree.

When: December 17, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Beth Eloheim, Park Slope

Travelin’ Treats

Get on board this delicious holiday event and assemble candy, cookies and cake into edible transit masterpieces.  For ages 4 and up.  Pre-registration required.  Get in on the fun at Travelin’ Treats.

When: December 17 & December 18, 1:30 p.m.
Where: New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn Heights

Snow White

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 17, 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.  & December 18, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Bond Theatre, Carroll Gardens

Meet the Holiday: Let’s Celebrate Hanukkah
December 17 & 18, 2:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
Get a head start on Hanukkah as kids explore the traditions of the holiday, learn how people celebrate across the globe and make Hanukkah-inspired crafts to take home.  Learn more at Lets’ Celebrate Hanukkah.

Video Game Night

Bring the whole family along for a night of Just Dance, Nintendo Wii Sports and MarioKart.  Learn more at The Moxie Spot.

When: December 17, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00  p.m.
Where: The Moxie Spot, Park Slope

Superheroes Who Are Super

Watch as comics come alive in this family-friendly, classic comic book comedy show.  See Spiderman, The Hulk, Captain America and more take on Christmas and Hanukkah tales.  Learn all about it at Superheroes Who Come Alive.

When: December 17 & 18, 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Lyceum, Park Slope

Chanukah Extravaganza

Kids will enjoy rides, crafts, menorah lighting, music dancing and a Bubblemania show to celebrate the festival of lights. Free dreidels and latkes for everyone!  Get details at Chanukah Extravaganza.
When: December 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Sheepheads Bay, Kings Bay Y

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