This weekend: get ready for Valentine’s day 💕 Celebrate the Lunar New Year or boogie down at a disco dance party!

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP: FEBRUARY 11-12

This weekend celebrate the Year of the Rooster or be at one with the trees. And don’t forget about Valentine’s Day! Plus, check out these five books about tolerance to share with your toddlers. And thanks for spreading the word about SkipKid!

Help your toddler celebrate diversity with these five books about friendship, tolerance, and social acceptance.

THIS WEEKEND

Lunar New Year, Prospect Park Zoo, Crown Heights.
All Weekend
Come celebrate the year of the rooster at the Prospect Park Zoo with puppet show performances, a self-guided scavenger hunt, fortune cookies and a calligraphy workshop!

Love and Justice Disco Party, Bija Kids, Fort Greene.
Saturday
All ages welcome to party! Get ready to get down to some disco vibes and protest songs (not to mention great dance classics) while helping us raise money to bring Bija programs to all. Proceeds benefit The Bija Fund, which provides need-based low-cost and free Bija tuition. Drinks and snacks provided. Pay what you can.

Coyote’s Dance: Tales From The American Indian, Kumble Theater, Downtown Brooklyn.
Saturday
This whimsical, interactive children’s show follows the exploits of Coyote, the trickster character from the folklore of many North American Indian Nations. Ages 4-10.

Tu B’shvat Earth Celebration, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights.
Sunday
In partnership with Repair The World, a non-profit organization committed to volunteerism and social action, BCM celebrates Tu B’shvat, the Jewish birthday of the trees! Join us for a live performance with The Pop Ups, celebrate our leafy friends, and learn more about this Jewish cultural celebration.

Lori Richmand Presents Pax and Blue, Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab, Park Slope.
Sunday
Join Brooklyn-based children’s author-illustrator for a reading of her newest book, Pax and Blue.

Camp Fair, Brooklyn Heights Montessori School, Cobble Hill.
Sunday
New York Family and the ACA-NY and NJ will be hosting the 13th Annual Camp Fair, giving families multiple opportunities to meet with many camp directors all in one setting. There will be day camps, overnight camps and educational programs in attendance. Private as well as not-for-profit camps will be there – children welcome to attend with you!

Valentine’s Festivities: This Weekend and Beyond!

3-D Pop-Out Mobile Hearts, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights.
Saturday
Kids learn how to make three dimensional shapes using paper and leave with your very own heart mobiles to hang at home or give away for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day Storytime, Barnes and Noble, Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights.
Saturday
Join us for Storytime and activities in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Featured titles are The Secret Life of Squirrels: A Love Story and Valentine’s Day Is Cool. Don’t miss out!

Valentine’s Day Craft, Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, Brooklyn Heights.
Sunday
Stop by any time between 11AM and 2PM to make a l’il monster Valentine. For kids ages 5 and up, with a caregiver.

Valentine’s Day Party, Juguemos A Cantar, Park Slope
Tuesday
Music, arts & crafts, and refreshments!

Valentine’s Day Drop-Off Party, Recess, Dumbo.
Tuesday
It’s Valentine’s Day at Recess, and love is in the air at this drop-off event! Pizza and an art project are included. Evening events are available for kids ages 3 to 7 years old. (Children should have prior separation experience!)

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