SkipKid Weekend Roundup: February 6-7

Madeline Solomon, Music Garden, Brooklyn Public Library, children's musician, photo, portrait, njohnston photography, www.njohnstonphotography.com

From family concerts to Lego building, we’ve got you covered this weekend. Enjoy yourselves and thank you for your ongoing support!

Park Slope Library Book Fest, Park Slope Library, Park Slope. Join in a celebration of children, families, community, music and literacy. Bring your book donations (books for kids under 8) for Literacy Inc NYC! The day also includes a bake sale to support the Park Slope Library.

Songs for Unusual Creatures, Barbes, Park Slope. Author and composer Michael Hearst, along with his five-piece band, gives a highly-geeky A/V presentation of some of the most bizarre animals that roam the planet. Imagine the Australian bilby, the deep-sea magnapinna squid, the microscopic tardigrade, and more brought to life with song. All this while the grownups sip beer. Fun!

Free Family Art Day, Play Kids, Prospect Lefferts Garden. Don’t miss this drop-in event for all ages. Explore sounds and music through crafts, puppetry, and stories.

“Adventures in Storytelling” House Party, BRIC House, Downtown Brooklyn.
Rescheduled for this weekend, a free all-ages house party with games, art workshops, and, most of all, dancing!

“Twice Upon a Time,” Willow Nest Studio, Windsor Terrace.
Rescheduled for this weekend, a rare opportunity for children to experience a wonderfully interactive performance in a beautiful intimate setting. Following the performance, children and parents will be sharing in a creative arts workshop relating to one of the characters. Don’t miss out! Space is limited.

Vin Vogel presents The Thing About Yetis, Word Bookstore, Greenpoint.
Come listen to author Vin Vogel read his picture book, The Thing About Yetis!

“First Sunday” family events, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Crown Heights/Prospect Heights. This month the family-friendly lineup includes building a Lego Japanese Garden and using Japanese maple leaves to make your own greeting card at the Card Crafting Print Shop!

Little Laffs “Big Fun for Little Ones,” Jalopy Theatre, Red Hook/Carroll Gardens. Come see this monthly variety show that mixes juggling, balloon art, music, comedy, and more. This Sunday the lineup includes music by Brother Num, magic by the Great Lerdini, and juggling by Keith Nelson.