If you are staying town this weekend, Brooklyn is booming with great events for families and kids. Take advantage of some good together time with some of the below events that will get you outdoors, movin’ and groovin’.
Blooming Babies: Balloon Art
Saturday, Septmber 3, 11:30 a.m.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Prospect Heights
Children ages 18 months to two and a half years will love to make and create unusual works of art using only balloons. Visit Balloon Art to learn more.
Handiwork: Crafts and Tasks from the Past
Saturday, September 3 & Sunday, September 4, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Historic Lefferts House invites kids to create, make crafts and play games just as people did 150 years ago. See all the details at Crafts from the Past.
Weekend Family Program: Labor Day
Sunday, September 4 & Monday September 5, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
Come celebrate the unofficial end of summer and the long holiday weekend with various crafts sessions and flag making activities. Check out all the fun at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Open Family Sports Times
Sunday, September 4, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Park Slope Armory YMCA
Relax with your kids this weekend with a free open sports playtime. All equipment for basketball, soccer and others sports are provided — just bring your energy! Visit Armory YMCA for details.
West Indian Carnival Parade
Monday, September 5, 11:00 a.m.
Crown Heights/Prospect Heights
Join the party as a colorful array of costumes, floats, music and music makes its way through Brooklyn at the 44th annual West Indian Parade. For details visit West Indian Labor Day Parade.