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Little Amal Walks NYC: Brooklyn

Little Amal Walks NYC

Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

Little Amal, a giant puppet of a 10 year old Syrian refugee girl, continues her journey in Brooklyn. After a 9 am walk o Coney Island, Amal join a 1 pm story time in Brooklyn Public Library to hear the story of ‘Julián Is A Mermaid’ by Jessica Love.

At 5 pm at The Plaza @ 300 Ashland, Syrian-American hip-hop artist and peace activist Omar Offendum sings to Amal songs of hope and hardship in a concert presented by BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in association with Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and Two Trees, with students from the Mark Morris Dance Group.

At 8 pm, Amal is drawn to a carousel lit up in the middle of Brooklyn Bridge Park. She finds two special sisters and is invited to play in a theatrical event evoking the dizzy magic of childhood friendship.

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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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BAM Live at Fort Greene Park

Join BAM for a free, live, outdoor, fall concert series celebrating R&B, soul, jazz, funk, pop, blues, rock, electronica, spoken word, and more.

The electrifying artist lineup includes genre-bending New Orleans-born trumpeter Chief Adjuah, formerly Christian Scott + Moor Mother (Oct 1); Brooklyn-based jazz/soul/electronic musician and producer Taylor McFerrin featuring Big Yuki and J. Hoard…

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Family Movie Matinees at Time Out Market

See favorite family films on the fifth floor or Time Out Market New York, with materials for a fun arts and crafts activity (coloring, watercolors) during the screening.

Choose from two tiers of tickets. For $15, get a $10 event card to use towards the food purchases from from Ess-A-Bagel or any other concession…

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Atlantic Antic

Spanning four neighborhoods (Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Downtown Brooklyn) from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue, the oldest and largest street fest in New York City brings together people from all ages and diverse backgrounds with hundreds merchants and vendors and ten stages of musical performances. Enjoy pony rides, storytelling, and face painting…

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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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