Browsing: Kids & Family

Kids & Family ArtsPower National Touring Theater
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Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this week? From a live musical and a chance to invent stuff, to storytimes and crafts, there are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up in our area: Babies & Books When: Wednesday, March 25, 10am Where: Central Library, Youth Wing, 10 Grand Army Plaza What: Kids ages birth to 18…

Kids & Family Scooter Security
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Park Slope is the source of a lot of parenting jokes, from arguments over a hat to unusual names, but none gets people quite as riled up as sharing the sidewalk with unwieldy potential dangers. Local actor Patrick Stewart famously can’t stand strollers, and when scooters regained popularity, we all put our shins on guard — and some…

Kids & Family prospect park carousel kid featured
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It might be a little rainy, but at least it’ll be a bit warm this Thursday, March 26, making it a pretty good day to bring your family to the seasonal opening of the Prospect Park Carousel! The kids’ favorite will be back up and running starting at noon. Hours this season will be 12-5pm Thursday through Sunday…

Kids & Family Prospect Park Lakeside LeFrak ice skating rink
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If you’re the kind of person who’s embracing this last burst of winter today, why not make the most of it with one last loop around the ice skating rink at Prospect Park? This is your last weekend to enjoy the ice at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside, as the winter season concludes on Wednesday,…

Kids & Family Photo via Prospect Park
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Help kids discover the joy of giving back to their community with the Prospect Park Junior Volunteer Corps. Following a successful first run in 2014, the Alliance is once again looking for families and elementary-school-aged groups to help with a range of projects to improve our big backyard, from bagging leaves to mulching greenspace and…

Kids & Family Photo of Niall O'Leary Irish Dance Troupe via Queens Library
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Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this week? From storytimes and crafts to live Irish dancing and a free guitar workshop, there are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up in our area: Babies & Books When: Wednesday, March 18, 10am Where: Central Library, Youth Wing, 10 Grand Army Plaza What: Kids ages birth to 18 months…

Education Photo via the NYC Department of Education
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Pre-kindergarten enrollment season is here again. Beginning yesterday and ending Friday, April 24, pre-K applications are being accepted for the 2015-2016 school year, from parents of any child born in 2011 and currently residing in New York City. The Department of Education (DOE) has a pre-K resources page and Parent Guide available on their website, which includes…

Education A crowd packed the sidewalk in front of PS 321 at a recent rally. Photo courtesy of Emma Murphy.
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Chants of “Whose school? Our school!” reverberated from the sidewalks surrounding PS 10 (511 7th Avenue), one of several local schools where students, teachers, parents, and local politicians gathered this morning to send a message to Governor Andrew Cuomo: they are standing strong in the face of his proposed education reforms, which teachers across the state…

Kids & Family Photo by Mariachi Real De Mexico
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Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this week? From storytimes and crafts to live mariachi music and bird watching, there are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up in our area: Babies & Books When: Wednesday, March 11, 10am Where: Central Library, Youth Wing, 10 Grand Army Plaza What: Kids ages birth to 18 months and…

Kids & Family Photo via The Park Slope Day Camp
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Is your child too old for summer camp, but too young for a job? Some of our summer camps offer counselor-in-training programs for teens. Start with the camp your child attended as a young camper. Often campers can graduate to become junior counselors or counselors in training. If that doesn’t work, here is a list…

Education PS/MS 282 Royal Panthers Chess Team! Photo by Jeremy Amar
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Local students continue to make our neighborhood proud by bringing home impressive trophies from chess tournaments! This past weekend, kids from PS/MS 282 (180 6th Avenue) and PS 321 (180 7th Avenue) headed up to the New York State Scholastic Championships in Saratoga Springs, and they came back with some impressive results. The 282 Royal Panthers chess team, which has an amazing track…

Kids & Family Photo via Karen K and the Jitterbugs
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Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this week? From storytimes and crafts to free movie screenings and live music, there are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up in our area: Babies & Books When: Wednesday, March 4, 10am Where: Central Library, Youth Wing, 10 Grand Army Plaza What: Kids ages birth to 18 months and their…

Kids & Family Photo via Park Slope Day Camp
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This weekend Park Slope Day Camp is hosting an open house. You’ll be able to learn about their affiliated camps including Cirque d Ete and the Sports Academy. Sprout Brooklyn is also hosting an open house. If you miss it, check out their complete list of upcoming open houses. This weekend The Park Slope Day…

Kids & Family Image via Simon & Schuster
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Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this week? From crafting to celebrate Black History Month, to a storytime about a T. Rex, to super fun sing-alongs, there are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up in our area: Babies & Books When: Wednesday, February 25, 10am Where: Central Library, Youth Wing, 10 Grand Army Plaza…

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