A Brooklyn Preschool of Science summer is like no other experience (sponsored)
A Brooklyn Preschool of Science summer is like no other experience. All thematic weeks are full of enriching activities that connect inquiry, discovery and curiosity. The BPOS summer was created to build children’s self-confidence and have them a fun summer learning experience. It is a place where the zoo meets ... (read more).
New shops and businesses in our neighborhoods
While we have lost many businesses during the pandemic, new stores including a vet hospital, maternity center, various COVID test centers, clothing stores and more have already opened up or will open soon in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and BoCoCa. Schott clothing in DUMBO: Schott jackets has open up a pop-up store ... (read more).
Registration open for Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp 2021 (sponsored)
Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp, located in Red Hook, is a Hebrew dual-language camp for children entering Pre-K through 5th grade. Sprout Brooklyn is a place where children from a wide spectrum of backgrounds join together to create a joyful, diverse community built on Jewish values, a connection to ... (read more).
New Open Culture program for live street performances launching in our neighborhood
Based on the success of the Open Streets and Open Restaurants programs, the City is launching Open Culture to bring live theater, dance, music and more to the streets of Brooklyn. Open Culture is a new free permit type available for ticketed performances outside. Arts and cultural institutions, as well ... (read more).
Free Summer Camp Guide 2021
Our comprehensive summer camp guide profiles local summer camps in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Gowanus, BoCoCa, Prospect Park and beyond! We have listed program details, age groups, dates, hours, costs and contact information for each camp for children 2 years to 18 years old. The guide includes arts, movie ... (read more).
Applications for Universal Pre-K for children born in 2017 open 2/24
Families with children born in 2017 can apply for free Universal Pre-K from February 24 to April 7, 2021 online to programs at public zoned schools, public un-zoned schools, public Pre-K centers and Early Education Centers (private preschools and daycares that have been accredited within the ... (read more).
Free kid-friendly activities in February
On February 13th, ring in the Lunar New Year of the Ox at Albee Square with a celebration featuring traditional lion dance performances. Snap a social-distanced selfie with the Lion Dancers or at the selfie station and you can pick up a traditional red envelope, which contain small prizes! This ... (read more).
Governors Island announces four new year-round tenants
Four new tenants are taking space in the historic district of Governors Island: Billion Oyster Project, Shandaken Projects, the Institute for Public Architecture and Beam Center. These new tenants will occupy three buildings in the Nolan Park area on a year-round basis which is moving things towards making the island ... (read more).
Where to go sledding in Brooklyn
Where to go sledding in Brooklyn? We put together an overview of sledding hills for the kiddos including those in Fort Greene Park, DUMBO, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Heights and Prospect Park. Fort Greene Park has four sledding hills, and there’s one gentler one for younger children. Enter at Willoughby Avenue ... (read more).


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