Top 5 Weekend Events

There is a plethora of events happening this weekend but Hurricane Irene is heading our way so I am sure we will be in preparation as it comes our way. But in the event, the Hurricane turns away here are some indoor options to keep the kids busy.

Taste of Brooklyn Festival
Various Events, August 27 & 28
Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights
Kids will taste new flavors, create recipes and enjoy all the unique culinary delights of the borough with this weekend long food festival. See the entire schedule of events at Taste of Brooklyn.

Vishnu: Hinduism’s Blue-Skinned Warrior
Your kids be fascinated by the blue-skinned Hindu God Vishnu who is one of Hinduism’s three major deities.While he is an interesting figure in his primary form, the complexity of Vishnu’s character becomes clear when he assumes new forms, known as avatars, in order to save the earth from various dangers. Who doesn’t like the idea of being able to change forms. Vishnu: Hinduism’s Blue-Skinned Warrior is showing at the Brooklyn Museum until October 2.

Little Red Riding Hood
August 27 & 28, 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Puppetworks, Park Slope
Kids three and up will love the adaptation of this classic children’s tale told by crafty and entertaining hand puppets.  To see details visitPuppetwork

Hands-On History
August 27 & 28, 1:30pm
New York Transit Museum
Stop by Hands-On History Cart and see if you can figure out items from the New York Transit museum’s collection.

Handiwork: Crafts and Tasks from the Past
Leffert’s Historic House, Prospect Park
August 27 & 28, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Kids engage in arts, crafts and games just like they did in 19th Century Brooklyn.


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