The exhibition portrays the life and work of the famous 1960s graphic artist MC Escher.
The new exhibit will amaze visitors as they journey through nine galleries breathtakingly eye-to-eye with sharks, rays and hundreds of species of ocean wildlife. As you explore the exhibit, the wondrous world deep below the ocean surface is revealed, whether it is in the Coral Reef Tunnel, The New York Bight or the dark and mysterious Hudson Canyon’s Edge with large sand tiger sharks, sandbar …
In addition to the Escher works on display, the exhibition includes scientific experiments, play areas and educational resources that will help visitors of all ages to understand the impossible perspectives, disquieting images and seemingly irreconcilable universes which Escher combined to create a unique artistic dimension.
This pint-sized paradise is designed for our youngest visitors, featuring nine different sensory play areas including water, sand, music, dress up, blocks, and more. Totally Tots is for children ages zero to 6.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Visitors marvel at homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing, and candy. The houses are drafted, designed, baked, planned, built and decorated by creator Jon Lovitch over the course of an entire year. GingerBread Lane has won the Guinness World Record for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 for the largest gingerbread village.
The swim school opens in Howard Beach! Parents and children can observe a typical swim lesson and receive a mini-evaluation of their own swimming skills. The school will also waive the $40 sign-up fee for everyone who enrolls that day.
This new art-making space is where artists of all ages can explore, make, and celebrate art! We value discovery, artistic process, freedom of expression, and creative collaboration with others.
Explore New York City’s oldest house for a unique hands-on making activity.
When it comes to show-and-tell, Sam is in it to win it. But no matter how hard he tries, one of his classmates is always showing him up with a slightly better costume or a slightly cooler object to share. His teacher says it’s not a competition, but just once Sam would like to be the best--which is why he’s so excited when Take Your Octopus to School Day is announced. Sam is pretty sure …
Drop-in for outdoor colonial games, seasonal activities, scavenger hunts and more! As we get ready to bundle up for the winter, we’ll take a peak into textile fabrication of the past through a historical spinning and felting workshop with artist Miranda Knutson. Open to all ages, Spinning and Felting Workshop with Miranda begins at 1 pm
What better way than to hear the story of Bear Says Thanks, than to have a big dinner with all his friends. Join in for a special Thanksgiving storytime, that is presented in American Sign Language with Deaf Storyteller Nour Ellakis. Sandwich and milk or jucie for $4.
A market with food, fashion, music, and art.
Free citizenship application assistance.
Join in the "hygge" with puffed apple pancakes, mulled wine, and Danish treats at the Danish Seaman’s Church and the Plymouth Church on Orange Street.
We’re opening up the Education Center to our youngest fans to explore our favorite puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! For ages 2 –5
This tour will highlight the development that has recreated downtown Brooklyn as a result of the Rezoning of 2004.
Hosted by the Prospect Park Alliance - this exhibit features a collection of Girl Scout memorabilia, information and media of and about Girl Scouting and its’ rich history. The display is meant to celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of the Girl Scouts and bring awareness to the community of how Girl Scouting has evolved over the last century.
The annual holiday pop-up shop hosted by Caribbeing — the Caribbean cultural center housed in a shipping container, offering guests a chance to try out and purchase imported and locally-made food products from all over the Caribbean.
Visit the studios of more than 30 artists in the two neighborhoods.
This Fall presentation presents two classic stories from Hans Christian Andersen. Both will be presented at each performance.
Sky Ice holds its third annual ice-cream eating contest.
Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software! Space is limited, recommended for children 10 years and older.
The award-winning Vital Theatre Company will perform the enchanting adaptation of the timeless tale of Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow travelling on the yellow brick road to visit the Wizard. This one-hour work is suitable for children of all ages. After the performance kids will have the opportunity to meet the cast.
Conceived, directed, and choreographed by Jesper Just.
Brooklyn College presents this Anton Chekhov play about a bourgeois Russian family in crisis adapted by playwright Annie Baker for a modern audience and directed by Kevin Hourigan.
Live the adventure of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts! Join us for activities, games, cosplay, LEGO® building, special offers, and giveaways, while supplies last!
Dance performance exploring changes in space, labor, communication, and experience in the wake of contemporary society and technology. Directed by Jasper Just.
Amida Care hosts an interactive cooking demonstration, followed by a traditional meal. Free and open to the public.