Top Ten Events in Brooklyn

Theater, live concerts and storytimes make up what is sure to be an exciting weekend around town.  The Brooklyn Mamas rounds up the Top 10 events taking place this weekend to keep you and your kids entertained!

Carol and Friend’s Storytime
Kids ages 4-6 are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun and engaging learning activities.  Get details at Storytime.
When: February 11, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Brooklyn Library, Carroll Gardens

The Bandana Splits
This singing group brings their fanciful harmonies to a family fun concert for kids.  Get in on the toe-tappin’, clap along fun at The Bandana Splits.

When: February 11, 11:00 a.m.
Where: The Plymouth Church, 75 Hick Street, Brooklyn Heights

Jumpin’ Juniper Festival
Kids of all ages will love the stories, songs and dances of Jumpin’ Juniper at  this energetic, live performance.  Get all the details at Jumpin’ Juniper Festival.

When: February 12, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Brooklyn Arts Exchange, South Slope

Incredible Inventors
Children ages 5 and up will celebrate the inventors who gave us the light bulb, peanut butter, the supersoaker and more and this interactive experience.  See more at Incredible Inventors!

When: February 11, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights

Summer Arts Open House
Looking for a great way to spend the summer break? Drop-in to this open house and check out the space, get to know the programs and meet the directors who run the various arts classes taking place this summer.  Check it out at Summer Arts Program.

When: February 11, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Arts Exchange, South Slope

Big Box of Distractions/Splash!
Kids ages 6 and up and their families will enjoy a theater games and art making workshop to create a live improvised piece.  Everyone will have the opportunity to be actors, dancers, artists and more.  Get in on the fun at Big Box of Distractions.

When: February 11, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Irondale Center, Fort Greene

Jazz 4 Kids
Renowned jazz musicians and vocalists expose kids to the jazz greats and get everyone signing at this unique fun and educational music event.  Learn more at Jazz 4 Kids.

When: February 11, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Library, Central Library Dweck

Puss in Boots
Kids ages 3 and up will love this performance of Puss in Boots as told by a marionettes. Get details at Puppetworks.

When: February 11 & 12, 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Where: Puppetworks, 338 6th Avenue, Park Slope

Sister City

Kids ages 5 and up are invited to learn about the ancient city of Cairo’s and its modern underground metro system. Learn about New York’s “sister city” and the  story of Africa’s only subway system. Create a postcard showing New York’s amazing subway trains, which mail them to the Cairo Rail Museum. Get in on the fun at NY Transit Museum.
When: February 11 & 12 at 1:30 p.m.
Where: New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn Heights

Baby Storytime
Join the wonderful performers at the bookstore at they keep toddlers 3 and under entertained with a variety of songs, stories and performances.  Learn more at Baby Storytime.

When: February 12, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Greenlight Bookstore, Fort Greene

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