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Ed Center 7th Birthday Celebration

Open Hours at Environmental Education Center

Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Brooklyn Bridge Park
John Street & Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

FREE

Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for a special family-friendly event celebrating the 7th Anniversary of the Environmental Education Center. Enjoy special crafts, a Park scavenger hunt, mini photo booth, special raffles every hour, and explore the unique educational exhibits and animals inside the Environmental Education Center.

Scheduled activities include a  2 pm Bug Hunt and Nature Walk with NYC Parks Urban Park Rangers, a 3 pm storytime with Brooklyn Public Library at Pebble Beach and 4 pm 4 pm kid’s bingo (with prizes).

See our guide to Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Brooklyn Book Festival Children’s Day

Meet beloved children’s writers and illustrators and hear their new books. Enjoy a range of kids-lit themed activities including writing workshops, musical performances, selections from Pinkalicious the Musical, illustrator draw-offs and more.

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Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival

Acclaimed arts organizations from across the Brooklyn Cultural District will share programming at The Plaza at 300 Ashland with exciting performances, workshops, and family programming. Activities for all ages include a free kids’ hip-hop dance with Mark Morris Dance Group, Brooklyn Music School performances, author-led musical storytimes & more.

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Open Hours at Environmental Education Center

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with monthly educational themes, a 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more.

Drop-in hours three afternoons a week offer the opportunity for self-led investigation with guidance by expert educators to…

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Mark Morris Dance Group at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) returns to Brooklyn Park Bridge, with two showings of a special, outdoor performance and an all-ages family-friendly workshop at Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn.

Performances will take place at 2pm and 4pm, with the workshop held in between at 3pm.

The repertoire for both performances includes Water, Greek To…

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Playgrounds

This expansive park has great attractions and a gorgeous only-in-NYC view. Explore refurbished piers, most of which host playgrounds (our favorites are at Pier 6 including giant Slide Mountain, Sandbox Village, Swing Valley and the splashy Water Lab). Play in the sand and admire tide pools at Pier 4 Beach (no swimming/wading).

Find a variety of yummy concessions throughout the park and restrooms at Piers 2,5 & 6. 

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