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Lightscape at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Lightscape

Nov 16, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - Jan 8, 2023 @ 9:00 pm

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
100 Washington Avenue Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$40/adults, $20/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 & under

Celebrate the beauty of nature in winter on an enchanting trail animated by over one million dazzling lights. Encounter monumental lighted sculptures, colorful effects on Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s trees, architecture, and water features, and site-specific music and sound. Discover dazzling international showstoppers like the Winter Cathedral tunnel, Fire Garden, and Sea of Light, as well as new site-specific light works by local artists.

🍽 Concessions selling hot drinks and light fare are available along the route (including roast-your-own s’mores). Most are cashless.

Near Brooklyn Museum and happening Prospect Park.

Nov 16 – Jan 8
Days vary, 5 pm – 9 pm

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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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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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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