A musical worth melting for! If you loved the movie "Frozen," you’ll love seeing Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf come to life on stage to tell the timeless tale of two sisters who are pulled apart by a mysterious secret. Of course, there’s the classic song “Let It Go,” plus many new numbers for this new production.
A 25-mile bike ride along Brooklyn’s waterfront from Greenpoint to Riis Park Beach, followed by an Epic after party with live bands, food, and drinks. Proceeds benefit the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. Registration is required.
The exhibition portrays the life and work of the famous 1960s graphic artist MC Escher.
This unique New York City destination is open for the season! The 172-acre island in the heart of New York Harbor has something for everyone, from biking, slides, play fountains and hammocks to tours of historic Fort Jay and Castle Williams.
Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present.
Through ground-breaking technology, audiences will go on a digital “underwater” dive and come face-to-face with life-size photo-real versions of some of the largest and most interesting creatures of the sea at this one-of-a-kind immersive entertainment experience. This is a walk-through experience and lasts approximately 90 minutes.
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.
Sink your teeth into this amazing new exhibit! Journey through nine galleries and get eye-to-eye with all kinds of sharks, rays and hundreds of species of ocean wildlife.
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 …
Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats, and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together. Create a nature-based craft, artwork, or invention with Discovery Docents.
Dive right in. The pool is 30 by 50 feet in size, and maxes out at an easy 3.5 feet deep—making it just right for families with smaller kids, too. Swimmers of all ages and levels are welcome to enter daily from 10 am to 6 pm for 45-minute sessions. The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy also offers swim lessons for kids during the season. SWIM SESSIONS: The pool capacity is 60. Wristbands for each …
Grab your veggies, fruits, herbs, seeds and local crafts at affordable prices.
Author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds is back with an inspirational new picture book about what it means to dream big and find happiness. Join us for Storytime and get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4!
Drop in and explore New York City’s oldest house together. Arrive by 1:00 p.m. for a unique hands-on making activity.
SUNY Family Health Services Center holds a day to educate people, promote quality health care, and highlight its services.
A roving Fashion, Art and Design pop-up marketplace.
Bring the whole family to the Children’s Garden for an afternoon cooking class. Harvest and wash produce from the garden, then explore our Children’s Garden-approved kitchen tools, techniques, and recipes that will also keep kids engaged in the home kitchen. The group will prepare one farm-fresh entrée and one dessert to share.
Puppetworks presents a marionette adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s story of Mowgli, a little boy adopted by a family of wolves. With an original song score, and costumes and sets inspired by the Indian setting.
Presented by Rock and Roll Playhouse
The City Parks Foundation presents the original marionette play based on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales. This version is a spin on the beloved children’s classic. Leaving their parents behind, the Darling children follow Peter Pan back home to Neverland for the adventure of a lifetime. When the cunning Captain Hook turns Peter’s pals Tiger Lily and Tinker Bell against him, the …
The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
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.
Live music and drink specials.
The Musicians of Silence presents You and Me, a production which conjures a magical word without uttering a word.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
A two-day outdoor party featuring electronic and indie bands. With a DJ set from Neon Indian, Pomo, Shaed, and Plastic Picnic.
A free concert series celebrating roots and Americana music on the third Saturday of every month this summer. The second session welcomes the Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band and the Chitlin’ Cookers.
Four-legged fashionistas strut their stuff, showing off the latest in canine couture.
The down-home blues band plays as part of the Creekers Jamboree concert series.