Dec 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am– 11:30 am
Suggested Ages: All
Through original multilingual songs and sing-alongs, kids learn the Indian equivalent of Do-Re-Mi and the percussion language of the tabla, as well as enjoying classics from the American songbook. With deep roots in Indian classical, jazz, and American traditions, these exceptional musicians create a cultural space, sound, and community that is uniquely Brooklyn.
Also at 2 pm. Come 30 minutes before the show for a free warm-up with Raga Kids musician Sameer Gupta and Neel Murgai. Learn a five-syllable South Indian rhythm called “Ta-ka-di-mi-tom” and a traditional throat song from Tibet. Activities begin 30 minutes before the show.
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