Browsing: Kids & Family

Events hip tot family day greenwood park TN
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Hip Tot Family Day makes its 2014 debut at Greenwood Park (555 7th Avenue, between 19th and 20th Streets) on Sunday, April 27, and brings along a stellar lineup that is sure to have you and the kids dancing around the beer garden. From noon to 3pm, enjoy arts and crafts, games, a sing-a-long with Rolie Polie
Events Roller skates by Gomisan on Flickr
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Ready to roll? The ice has been removed from the rinks at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park, and it’s ready for roller skating! Just in time for the public school spring break, starting on Saturday, April 12 at 10am, roller demons can lace up and take a spin. The rink is open daily, and admission to skate costs
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Nothing sparks the imagination like an empty cardboard box, and our neighbors at One World Project (1224 Prospect Avenue and Vanderbilt) are ready to turn those blank canvases into everything from rocket ships to mountains on Saturday, April 5. Inspired by the Antoinette Portis book Not A Box, The Not A Box Festival invites the community to come
Education brooklyn pta 5k
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The Brooklyn PTA 5k Fun Run, sponsored by Brooklyn PTAs, Council Member Brad Lander, and Council Member Laurie Cumbo, is scheduled for Saturday, May 10, and families are invited to come “run/walk/stroll/toddle” through Prospect Park to raise money for area schools. Participants can chose to race individually, or form a team with others from their school.
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With a high of 45°F and sunny skies predicted, this Thursday, March 27 is looking like the perfect day to bring your family to the seasonal opening of the Prospect Park Carousel! The kids’ favorite will be back up and running starting at noon. Hours this season will be 12-5pm Thursday through Sunday until June 29,
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Time to start reading! The Powerhouse on 8th Middle Grade Book Club, geared toward children ages 9 to 12, returns on Wednesday, April 2, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Jordan B. Nielsen, founder of The Rusty Key, will lead kids in a discussion hour based on this month’s book, The Freedom Maze, by Delia Sherman. Don’t forget that club members
Kids & Family Fine Arts
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Corner News Media has launched a new site! We’re hoping to make City Kid Camp the most extensive site of camps for kids of all ages in Brooklyn. You can look forward to lists of camps, as well as reviews, as we grow. For your convenience, we have broken camps down into spring and summer camps, including two separate
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Are you (or your kiddo) between the ages of 14 and 24? Consider applying for the city’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). Participants, who are chosen by lottery, will have the chance to work in paid positions at organizations across the five boroughs, including with our own media partner, CAMBA. Additional workshops on “job readiness,
Events masquerade ball
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Get ready for music, dancing, face painting, puppets, costume contests, and more at the Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace (1224 Prospect Avenue at Vanderbilt Street) from 10:30am to 12:30pm on March 16, as they celebrate Purim with a family-friendly masquerade ball. Admission is free, and there are fabulous prizes to look forward to if you’re
Events audubon-night-lp
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Ever wanted to explore Prospect Park after dark? Now is your chance with this month’s family friendly Moonlight Walk, scheduled for March 20, from 6pm to 8pm, at the Audubon Center. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in both hiking and stargazing, before finishing up the evening with hot chocolate and s’mores (yum). The cash
Kids & Family Junior-Corps-Prospect Park
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Help kids discover the joy of giving back to their community with the Prospect Park Junior Volunteer Corps. The Alliance is looking for families and elementary-school-aged groups to help clear leaves and other winter debris from the park. The first scheduled meeting (at the 3rd Street entrance to the park) is Sunday, March 30 from
Animals banjo and sir fox a lot
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Neighbor Banjo Sande is all smiles, thanks to his new friend, Sir Fox-a-Lot, adopted this week from Sean Casey Animal Rescue. Photo by Ellen Hollander Sande. Snap any neighborhood photos lately? Share them with us! Add them to our Flickr group, tag them #southslope on Instagram, or email them to us at editor@southslopenews.com, and we’ll post them on the blog. Looking for
Business Brooklyn Treehouse Preschool Classroom
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If you’d like to learn more about the neighborhood’s new Brooklyn Treehouse Preschool, 639 4th Avenue (between 19th and 20th Street), be sure to stop by their open house, scheduled for Saturday, February 15, from 11am to 2pm. The school’s director, Lisa Armentano, tells us that they will open their doors in about six weeks for children ages 2
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