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BLAST OFF! Astronaut Training

BLAST OFF! Astronaut Training

Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Central Library of the Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn
Brookyln, New York

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Suggested Ages: All

FREE

In an interactive storytelling program created and performed by Mélissa Smith, trainees will be up on their feet as they go through a mock astronaut training session. Includes with physical exercises, a drawing challenge, history lessons highlighting achievements by women in space, and an interactive reading of Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed. The young recruits will learn the astronaut creed, “If I can dream it, if I can believe in it, and if I can work hard for it, anything is possible!”  and end with  an intergalactic dance party.

Stomp, Clap & Sing

Clap, dance, sing and party along with local acclaimed musicians in free interactive concerts.

Seating is limited. First come, first served.

 

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Tuesday Morning Music

Singer and guitar/banjo player Kyle Tigges shares songs with folks of all ages in a cross-generational singalong. Come down to Jalopy to sing, dance, or even just to hang out and listen. We’ll keep things easy-going as we slowly get the music flowing again.

Space is limited so register in advance; wWalk-ins welcome until…

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Mark Morris Dance Second Sundays

Visit the Mark Morris Dance Center for adult and family classes, as well as specialized programs in partnership with community dance leaders celebrating a diverse range of African Traditional and Diasporic forms.

Learn the fundamentals of a variety of dance, fitness, and music genres in 60 minute family workshops throughout the day. For all ages…

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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,…

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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.

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LeFrak Center Ice Skating

Skate in a half-covered/half-open lakeside rink in Prospect Park.

* Olympic figure-skating athletes Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov direct the Sports Programs for Lakeside’s growing Skate School which offers learn-to-Skate and Learn-to-Play-Hockey classes for all ages.

🔓 Lockers available for rent ($3-$8, 2-hour time limit).

🍽 Light fare and drinks available for takeaway at rinkside…

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