Make Music Winter: Flatfoot Flatbush
Dec 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm– 5:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All
Dancers, fiddlers and pickers will parade down Flatbush Avenue playing old-time tunes while flat footing, a form of percussive dancing from Appalachia. Led by members of the City Stompers and the Porch Stomp festival organizers, Flatfoot Flatbush traverses Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, along vibrant Flatbush Avenue, with dozens of stops along the way to play, dance and sing. The fun will continue at an after-party featuring music and dance sets by City Stompers and the Flatfoot Flatbush Band.
Part of Make Music Winter NY.
Prospect Park Zoo
This former menagerie is designed to allow up-close animal viewing, perfect for families with young children who want to learn about wildlife.
Explore a Discovery Trail and encounter 400 animals of 150 species including red pandas, dingos, procupines and a host of beautiful birds. Visit unique small cats, sea lions and Chinese-big headed turtles.More info
Jalopy Folk School Music Festival
Come see what The Jalopy School of Folk Music has been up to this year – and join right in. Enjoy jams, sing-a-longs, hands-on instrument test drives, informal workshops, and an all-student/staff showcase from 5 – 9pm.More info
Tastes of Park Slope
Enjoy restaurants, bars, food establishments and more small businesses, plus a pop-up Hip2B Healthy Market run by kids. Create a personal food and drink tour in a historic neighborhood. Each ticket has 4 tastes; tickets can be shared.
Purchases support local businesses and Seeds in the Middle, a non-profit focused on school-run farm/flea markets, gardens…More info
First Saturday: Pride
Enjoy engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment for all ages the first Saturday of the month at Brooklyn Museum. Celebrate Pride Month and 25 years of First Saturdays with a line-up of queer and trans artists honoring the heritage of LGBTQ+ creative communities in Brooklyn while imagining their incandescent futures.More info
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,…More info
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.More info