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Tuesday, June 27 (See map view)

Artwork created by the world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly is on view at the New York Botanical Garden, in a show that features 20 installations and includes the artists’ drawings and early works. The Garden’s dramatic landscape becomes the living canvas for works showcasing Chihuly’s signature shapes in brilliant colors.

10am–6pm.

Tuesdays are dedicated to our permanent exhibits. Together with your child, can you find an authentic West Indian Day Parade costume? Have you met the Madagascar hissing cockroaches in our greenhouse? Can you try your dance moves in Global Beats? Check out our exhibits.

10 am – 4 pm.

Come see giraffes, lions, birds, penguins and more. As a special treat, there are now five young gorillas at the Congo Gorilla Exhibit – watch their playful interactions with their parents and each other. Check website for schedule.

10am–4:30pm.

The exhibit explores pilotless aircraft and the history of drone technology. Visitors can fly actual drones and explore the use of drones in police and fire departments, fashion, and art.

10 am to 5 pm.

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course that teaches the science of spaceflight. Players will explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more.

10 am to 4pm.

The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre presents three classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen "The Princess and the Pea," “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and “The Ugly Duckling.” For children ages 3 to 9.

10:30 am and 2 pm.

Music time! Story time! Art time! Teaching artists for an art-filled drop-in session when the museum is closed for general hours. Parent and/or caregivers are required to join and we encourage family collaboration throughout the class. No sign up required.*

10:45 am to noon.

Using Chihuly’s glass sculptures as a foundation, explore the shapes and colors of plants in the Garden. Find inspiration in the vivid colors and patterns of nature throughout the Garden’s landscape, and craft a habitat to house your own air plant.

1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Make your own personalized bookmark to take home. This class is suitable for kids ages six to 12 years old. Each month create a new item;

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park and visit the giant aquarium filled with East River critters, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, the reading corner, and so much more.

3 pm to 5 pm.

Held in the cozy Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library, this program introduces New York and American history to the littlest New Yorkers with age-appropriate readings and engaging hands-on activities. Ages 3 to 5 years old.

3:30 pm.

Improve basic basketball skills with the Big and Little Skills Academy (BALSA) on Pier 2. Each clinic will include either yoga to enhance flexibility or flag football for agility training. For children 8 to 17 years old

4 pm.

Family friendly live music in the garden. Toma Iliev, a graduate of the Juilliard School, will enchant with a historically informed performance on Baroque and classical violin. Historic wooden toys will be placed in the garden after the concert for children to play with. Museum tour and complimentary beverages included.

6 pm to 7:30 pm.

Join us for a tour of our flagship salt marsh! Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas. (second Tuesday of every month)

6 pm to 7 pm.

Through magical lighting and imagery, the American Southwest is transformed on stage by the dancers of Momix. The production combines dance, music and costumes to create a multi-media experience. Performers morph into luminous, exotic, many-limbed creatures of the desert,including birds, insects, giant saguaros, tumbleweeds, fire dancers, cactus wrens, and Gila monsters - all to the music of …

7:30 pm.

Wednesday, June 28 (See map view)

Artwork created by the world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly is on view at the New York Botanical Garden, in a show that features 20 installations and includes the artists’ drawings and early works. The Garden’s dramatic landscape becomes the living canvas for works showcasing Chihuly’s signature shapes in brilliant colors.

10am–6pm.

Rolie Polie Guacamole is featured at this perennial favorite among young families in the neighborhood, the park’s Music in the Grove: Kids Concerts series returns for its seventh season! These hour-long concerts bring parents and children of all ages together with some of the finest talent in Brooklyn for a romping, stomping good time!

10 am to 11 am.

The exhibit explores pilotless aircraft and the history of drone technology. Visitors can fly actual drones and explore the use of drones in police and fire departments, fashion, and art.

10 am to 5 pm.

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course that teaches the science of spaceflight. Players will explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more.

10 am to 4pm.

Come see giraffes, lions, birds, penguins and more. As a special treat, there are now five young gorillas at the Congo Gorilla Exhibit – watch their playful interactions with their parents and each other. Check website for schedule.

10am–4:30pm.

The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre presents three classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen "The Princess and the Pea," “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and “The Ugly Duckling.” For children ages 3 to 9.

10:30 am and 2 pm.

Enjoy storytime with librarians from the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library who read fun stories from their summer reading list and more.

11 am.

Enjoy storytime with librarians from the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library who read fun stories from their summer reading list and more. Hosted by the Brooklyn Bridge Conservancy

11 am.

For summer - Yeah! Join NYC Parks and Council Member Donovan J. Richards for a fun day of music, games, inflatables, cotton candy, ices, and more!

Noon to 4 pm.

Using Chihuly’s glass sculptures as a foundation, explore the shapes and colors of plants in the Garden. Find inspiration in the vivid colors and patterns of nature throughout the Garden’s landscape, and craft a habitat to house your own air plant.

1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Music time! Story time! Art time! Teaching artists for an art-filled drop-in session when the museum is closed for general hours. Parent and/or caregivers are required to join and we encourage family collaboration throughout the class. No sign up required.*

1:45 pm to 3 pm.

Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art, projects include a popsicle stick puppet.

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

Open Ropes hosts a double dutch jump rope session open to everyone of any age, skill, and jump style. Skilled instructors are on-hand to provide basic double dutch instruction in a fun block party environment.

7 pm.

Through magical lighting and imagery, the American Southwest is transformed on stage by the dancers of Momix. The production combines dance, music and costumes to create a multi-media experience. Performers morph into luminous, exotic, many-limbed creatures of the desert,including birds, insects, giant saguaros, tumbleweeds, fire dancers, cactus wrens, and Gila monsters - all to the music of …

7:30 pm.

Thursday, June 29 (See map view)

Artwork created by the world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly is on view at the New York Botanical Garden, in a show that features 20 installations and includes the artists’ drawings and early works. The Garden’s dramatic landscape becomes the living canvas for works showcasing Chihuly’s signature shapes in brilliant colors.

10am–6pm.

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