This weekend take your tot to see a movie, go to a concert, or treat yourself to a fancy lunch out with your kids! Enter here for your FREE chance to win brunch with celebrity chef Michael Psilakis. Enjoy the weekend, and thank you for helping us spread the word about SkipKid!
There is so much to do this weekend, but for those moments when you can’t seem to escape the house, check out our favorite discoveries to help get the winter wiggles out without leaving home!
Kids Film Festival, BAM, Fort Greene. Brooklyn’s favorite children’s film festival returns for its 19th year, presenting the best shorts and features from around the world—representing 27 countries in total. This year’s fun-filled program showcases curated selections from the top children’s festivals in North America. BAMcafé is open all day long, so stop by after your screening for food and a host of fun activities.
Nibble+squeak lunch at Delaware and Hudson, Williamsburg. If you happen to have time on Friday, join Nibble+squeak in celebrating its one-year anniversary. Michelin-starred Delaware and Hudson will close its doors to the public for a private lunch featuring a special version of Chef Patti Jackson’s acclaimed seasonal dinner tasting menu. Parents and carers with children of any ages are welcome to this event. Stroller parking and changing tables will be available, and best of all: KIDS EAT FREE!
SPONSORED POST Introducing Class Visits to Giocare! These classes cater to local UPK, daycare, co-ops, or other organizations needing a break from the classroom on cold winter days. Choose an Art & Artist class to learn about a specific artist and engage in that artist’s style, or a Materials Lab class where children use recycled materials and loose parts to create a collective or individual project. Open play included.
MY CHINATOWN Children’s event with Kam Mak, MOFAD, Williamsburg. To celebrate the Lunar New Year with our younger visitors, Brooklyn-based children’s author and illustrator Kam Mak will share the story of MY CHINATOWN, his homage to his childhood spent in New York’s Chinatown, “a small city within a city.”
Free Family Art Day: “Snowy Play”, Spellbound Theatre, Park Slope Library. Free Family Art Days are opportunities for families to play, imagine, and explore through a variety of different art forms. Each month Spellbound storytellers present crafts, songs, stories, and creative play around a theme. These events are free for the public and presented in partnership with local businesses, libraries, and community centers.
SPONSORED POST The Greenpoint Y is the place for kids! The Y offers a wide array of programs for New York City kids and families. Kids create memories, learn skills and build confidence as they explore new interests and passions at the Y. Y classes are taught by talented and experienced staff. From pre-school to afterschool to art classes to summer programs to music, the Greenpoint Y has something for everyone. What are you waiting for? Sign up today or try us for free with a day pass.
Mil’s Trills 7th Annual Winter Bash, ShapeShifter Lab, Gowns. Mil’s Trills is a children’s music project led by Amelia Robinson, that invites families to celebrate the community through original tunes and a rotating cast of musical guests. A highly interactive show, audiences are encouraged to be part of the experience while discovering a world of instruments.
Free Family House Party, BRIC House, Downtown Brooklyn. Grab the kiddos and head to this free (with RSVP) family dance party. Daytime activities include family dance classes, live music, and arts and crafts. The event wraps up with a kid dance party!
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