Don’t know what to do now that school is out? Bring your children in for a day of fun, 2 games of bowling, a slice of pizza or a hot dog and you are good to go. 9 am – 6 pm.
Little ones 5 years and younger are introduced to the sports and learn skill building and team work. 9:30 am.
Children are encouraged to explore science through slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, sand boxes, and more, weather permitting. 9:30 am–5 pm.
Explore a new concept including Navigation, Sensory Walk, Plant Ecology, Insects & Spiders, Bird Watching, Oh Deer!, and more. Open to children 8 to 11 years old. 10 am–11:30 am.
Escape the heat this summer and go on an adventure in the great indoors! Have you ever stood next to an authentic 18th-century carriage, seen a pair of glasses worn by President Abraham Lincoln, himself, or gotten up close and personal with the wooden leg of one of America’s Founding Fathers? If you said no to any of the above, then this is your chance! Search the museum for clues and see how many you can find. 10 am – 6 pm.
For boys and girls ages 6 to 16 who are interested in joining a league for the 2015-2016 season. 10 am–noon.
Shoot, pitch, score and learn to hone your sportsmanship skills. Register on line. 10 am–6 pm.
The newly renovated area is open and features new species, new exhibits , and a domestic petting zoo. 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.
Pitch, shoot, score, Children play a variety of sports. 10 am – 6 pm.
Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, wood, and paint with projects planned by an art educator/artist. Dress for a mess! 10 am to noon.
Pitch, shoot and score with the city’s new program. Each day you can take your pick of what activity meets your fancy. Registration is required by e-mail. 10 am – 6 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.
Tour the home and studio of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner and then splash your own unique masterpiece on the beautiful grounds overlooking the Accabonic Harbor. Pre-registration required. Recommended for children ages 4 and older. 10 am.
Educator Polly Desjarlais entertains children with games, stories and fun. For children 2 to 5 with an adult. 10:15 am.
Stories, songs and fingerplays for infants to 18 months with parent/caregiver. 10:30 am.
Young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint and other supplies. 10:30 am–noon.
Toddlers and pre-schoolers with a caregiver listen to stories, do crafts, listen to songs, dance and sing and have play with other children. 11:30 am–12:30 pm.
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. Noon–6 pm.
Test your coordination with juggling lessons. All skill levels welcome. Equipment provided. Noon–1 pm.
Locally grown produce from the very own Friends’ Compost and Garden Site, tended to by the Garden Crew and the Kids Garden Crew. Noon to 7 pm.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation. Noon–4 pm.
The Jewish Children’s Museum opens its annual summer safety event with “Safety City”, a mini-city road course that lets children practice safe street behaviors both as drivers on pedal go-carts and as pedestrians. 12:30 pm.
Visit the Everett Children’s Garden to explore the the world of Frida Kahlo, with puppet theater, kitchen demos and fun activities. 1:30 pm to 6 pm.
The family garden is bussing with honeybees and pollinators. 1:30 pm to 6 pm.
Children explore the "Dinner del Giorno" garden beds with classic Italian ingredients; Have fun with Mario’s mystery menu game and hear Kitchen tales from the staff at Batali & Bastianich Hospitality group. 1:30 pm to 6 pm.
Tweens and teens learn the basics of wiffle ball and ultimate frisbee, including lots of game play. Drop in anytime. 2 pm to 3:30 pm.
Children 10 years and older learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value, and sketching. 2–3:30 pm.
Imagine a world where animals have super powers; In this workshop, young artists will devise characters from this strange universe and create a set of trading cards to keep or to trad 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm.