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J.J. Byrne Playground & Old Stone House

J.J. Byrne Playground

April 8 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2021

J.J. Byrne Playground
4th Street between Fourth & Fifth Avenue Brooklyn
Brookyln, New York

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Suggested Ages: All

FREE

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, farm animal cutouts, and a tot size climbing structure. The park also hosts a multipurpose synthetic turf field, a skate park, two new basketball courts, eight handball courts, and a dog run.

See a beautiful, interactive exhibit about the largest battle of the American Revolutionary War and what it was like to live in Brooklyn from 1776 – 1783 as well as contemporary exhibits featuring work by emerging artists at the historic Old Stone House (open by appointment Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from Noon-3 pm). Discover gardens vibrant with native and useful plants and shop at Farmers’ Market (Sunday 10 am – 4 pm year round). Any day, get quality fresh frozen yogurt combined with artisanal toppings as well as hot chocolate, coffee and baked goods from nearby Culture NY.

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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Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop

Enjoy socially distant yoga and meditation in front of Brooklyn Museum, open to all levels and led by local instructors. Open your hips and your heart in a gentle flow class, followed by a guided meditation with plenty of time to rest.

Masks are required for all adults and children over the age of…

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Brooklyn Museum Pop-Up Market & Pop-Up Performance:

Stop by our market in front of the Brooklyn Museum to shop one-of-a-kind, handmade items from local artisans. This weekly event features more than twenty vendors offering artwork, jewelry, fashion, home and apothecary goods, and more.

From 2–4 pm, hear Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra’s first live performance in over a year, featuring a family-friendly…

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