Andrea Beaty presents Sofia Valdez, Future Prez
Dec 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm– 8:00 pm
Central Library of the Brooklyn Public Library
Suggested Ages: All
Acclaimed author Andrea Beaty and illustrator David Roberts share the latest addition to their bestselling Questioneer series, Sofia Valdez, Future Prez. Meet Sofia Valdez, a Mexican American second-grader who sets out to prove what one kid can do for her community. Volunteers from Common Cause NY and Make the Road NY will teach kids how they can get involved with their communities.
Copies of Beaty’s books will be available from Greenlight Bookstore for purchase and signing after the event.
Seating is limited; first come, first served.
Prospect Park Zoo
This former menagerie is designed to allow up-close animal viewing, perfect for families with young children who want to learn about wildlife.
Explore a Discovery Trail and encounter 400 animals of 150 species including red pandas, dingos, procupines and a host of beautiful birds. Visit unique small cats, sea lions and Chinese-big headed turtles.More info
Classical Kids Fair
WQXR is heading to Brooklyn for the Classical Kids Fair at Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Families can experience live performances, an instrument petting zoo, arts and crafts, radio and dance workshops, and more. Listen, look, and play alongside WQXR and our friends from the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, The Little Orchestra Society, and Dancers of the Met.More info
J.J. Byrne Playground & Old Stone House
Enjoy lots of modern climbing equipment juxtaposed with colonial themes inspired by the adjacent Old Stone House, site of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn. Explore a submarine periscope and interactive panels depicting the historic battle among natural stone and rustic pavement, then attack your enemies with water cannons.
A gated toddler area features bucket swings,…More info
Zucker Natural Exploration Area
Strategically placed branches and stumps of trees damaged by storms and other materials from within Prospect Park invite engagement nature and unstructured play in this magical playground. several areas to explore including sand for digging and water features for pumping and splashing.More info