Test your mettle against the two-hour course, zip lines, low and high elements and obstacles. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. 9:30 am to noon.
The museum is beginning a pilot year of the program which will enable any child with a disability and their caregiver, parent, therapist or teacher, admission to programs during general public hours in exchange for feedback to help strengthen museum wide programs. The initiative is aimed at making the museum more accessible for all children including special needs children. Registration is required. Families will receive a Welcome Kit upon entering the museum that includes the tools that will make the visit enjoyable and successful. 10 am – 5 pm.
Children are encouraged to explore science through slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, sand boxes, and more, weather permitting. 10 am–6 pm.
The new exhibit is filled with Korean arts and culture, featuring Vong Pak’s Korean Drum and Dance Troupe. 10 am to 5 pm.
Take a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society. Learn how to spot the feathered residents and their foreign cousins as they pass through Central Park during their annual migration. Binoculars available to borrow. Pre-registration recommended, space is limited. Ages 5 years and older, maximum of three children per parent or guardian; no groups. Terrain: Uneven, with hills, stairs, and wood-chipped trails; not be suitable for strollers. 10 am – 11:30 am and 1 pm to 2:30 pm.
Golfers of all ages can learn about key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more! 10 am–6 pm.
The Brooklyn Children’s Museum will ride Hallyu (the Korean Wave) with a new exhibit that brings modern-day South Korea to New York City. 10 am to 5 pm.
This exhibition takes cartography and mapping as its starting point and includes contemporary artists whose work references maps and mapping. 10 am to 5 pm.
Through the magic of patterns found in nature and hands-on activities featuring objects from BCM’s 29,000 cultural and natural science collection, the exhibit promotes concepts of math and science through hands-on learning experiences. 10 am–5 pm.
A beautiful, huge crystal nautilus shell with 30 grand luminescent fish, takes riders on an aquatic journey. 10 am to 10 pm.
Magical wands and fairy houses - make a wand of ribbons, twirl through the autumn air and then enjoy Rama Mandel’s fairy stories. 10 am–1 pm.
Brooklyn’s last-remaining forest becomes a real-world laboratory for hands-on discovery. Take an in-depth look at the largest organism within this habitat with bird-watching, mulch-spreading, and outdoor play. 10 am–3 pm.
The newly renovated area is open and features new species, new exhibits , and a domestic petting zoo. 10 am – 5 pm.
Children explore the properties of mass, force and motion in Ball Run Fun, by using cardboard, tubes and other household materials to create an exciting ball run. Recommended for children ages 18 months and older. 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Experiment, learn and play together. 10:30 am to 2:30 pm.
Take part int he World of Birds quest and check them off your list, then examine an African bee eater. 11 am – 3pm.
Families enjoy a day at the museum with hands on activities, and explore the works of artists. 11 am and 1:30 pm.
This variety show for kids ages 3-9 mixes juggling, balloon art, music, comedy, and more. 11 am.
Ready to find your way out? Kids and adults have fun exploring the maze and solving the puzzle of the maze. 11 am – 4:30 pm pm.
Pinkalicious just can’t stop eating pink cupcakes, no matter what her parents warn. This fun musical is suitable for children 2 to 10 years old. 11 am.
Engage with works of art through activities and gallery tours. Suitable for children 4 to 10 years old. 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.
From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great. Ages 3-7. 11:30 am.
Get ready to joust, see jugglers and jesters and enjoy a ye old good time in the middle ages. Costumed vendors are on hand to sell a wide variety of period items as well as food and drink. Food, clothing, and crafts are available for purchase. 11:30 am – 6 pm.
Abstract painter Liz Holly’s watercolor works are exhibited in "Here. There. Everywhere." With a blend of calligraphy and watercolor paints, Holly’s work reaches to represent the landscapes of everywhere from Pennsylvania to Brooklyn. Noon–9 pm.
Enjoy story-telling, pumpkin-picking, and a dog costume parade along the creepily-decorated boardwalk. And check out the dancers on the Monster Mash stage. Noon–6 pm.
Bring your leashed, crated or otherwise secured animals the annual Blessing of the Animals service. The event will include the blessing by Father Sheldon Hamblin and live organ music. 12:30 pm.
Presented by Puppetworks this production is suitable for children 4 years and older. The hand-carved, wooden marionettes in costumes and settings are typical of 15th century French design. Reservations suggested. 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm.
Families with children 15 and younger learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and collect their own bait. 1 to 2pm and 3 to 4 pm.
Join in with staff and make a small sampler and play board games. 1–3 pm.