First Saturday: Joyful Resistance
Nov 5 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Celebrate the long-anticipated reopening of the Arts of the Islamic World and Arts of South Asia galleries with music, dance, and poetry amplifying artists of the SWANA (Southwest Asian and North African) diaspora. Watch musicians, performers, and activists joyfully reclaim aspects of their cultural heritage. Also design your own Islamic art–inspired geometric stamp and create a rubbing of the pattern and shop a Brooklyn Pop-up Market.
See our guide to Brooklyn Museum.
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…More info
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…More info
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
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
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…More info