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Thursday, Aug. 24 (See map view)

Children make inspired artwork. Learn about Kehinde Wiley, Titus Kaphar, Alma thomas and Ebony Patterson.

10 am to noon.

Get into high gear and play the part of your favorite safety hero in an emergency! Fight the fires, help the injured and keep everyone safe in an interactive and exciting exhibit. Learn what you can do in a real-life emergency as you call 9-1-1, crawl under smoke, plan your escape, and more!

10 am to 4 pm.

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30’x50’ pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

10 am to 6 pm.

Stories, games and surprises for our youngest transportation fans! Free with admission. For ages 2-5 and adult companions.

10:15 am to 11 am.

Explore plants and use real science tools alongside Discovery Docents at our hands-on activity stations throughout the Discovery Garden. This is a drop-in program for camp groups and families with children of all ages.

10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Visitors of all ages are invited to design and build with an array of blocks including Magna-Tiles, Imagination Playground, Kapla Planks, and more. Block play supports critical social and cognitive skills in early childhood- everything from team building, creative thinking and problem solving to spatial reasoning and pre-engineering concepts. Different scales of blocks enable hands of all sizes to …

2 pm to 5:30 pm.

An inclusive space where children of all abilities can engage with their peers and explore their senses. Sessions in the space are balanced between self guided exploration of the space and a facilitated program by one of BCM’s Educators. The program might include story time, a song session, parachute play, or meeting one of the Museum’s live animals.

2 pm to 5:30 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.

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.

Paddle in the East River. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult guardian.

5:30 pm to 6:45 pm.

Enjoy a screening of the movie, set to the backdrop of the New York City skyline! Music and food vendors open at 6 pm, and the movie begins at sundown.

6 pm.

Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds with Amateur Astronomers Association of New York. On Thursday nights in July and August, members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will set up hi-powered telescopes for stargazing sessions that are free and open to the public. Weather permitting.

8:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

Friday, Aug. 25 (See map view)

Visitors of all ages are invited to design and build with an array of blocks including Magna-Tiles, Imagination Playground, Kapla Planks, and more. Block play supports critical social and cognitive skills in early childhood- everything from team building, creative thinking and problem solving to spatial reasoning and pre-engineering concepts. Different scales of blocks enable hands of all sizes to …

10 am to 1 pm.

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30’x50’ pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

10 am to 6 pm.

Explore plants and use real science tools alongside Discovery Docents at our hands-on activity stations throughout the Discovery Garden. This is a drop-in program for camp groups and families with children of all ages.

10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Join the Prospect Park Alliance -

Noon to 4 pm.

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.

1:30 pm.

Watch the fireworks illuminate the sky at Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk.

9:30 pm to 10 pm.

Saturday, Aug. 26 (See map view)

Visitors of all ages are invited to design and build with an array of blocks including Magna-Tiles, Imagination Playground, Kapla Planks, and more. Block play supports critical social and cognitive skills in early childhood- everything from team building, creative thinking and problem solving to spatial reasoning and pre-engineering concepts. Different scales of blocks enable hands of all sizes to …

10 am to 1 pm.

Paddle in the East River. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult guardian.

10 am to 3 pm.

Children make inspired artwork. Learn about Kehinde Wiley, Titus Kaphar, Alma thomas and Ebony Patterson.

10 am to noon.

Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30’x50’ pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.

10 am to 6 pm.

KoKo NYC hosts this 10th anniversary of this unique event with a kid friendly vibe and all the local Brooklyn traditions: vendors, stoop sales and barbeques combined with outrageous art cars, an esteemed judging panel and surprise shenanigans.

Noon to 2 pm.

Kids race soap box derby art cars down Seventh Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues.

Noon–2 pm.

Epiphany Church hosts a free community event with free food, a live DJ, and game stations with activities for all ages.

Noon–5 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.

1 pm to 5 pm.

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.

1:30 pm.

All ages will enjoy this workshop where transportation alternatives of the future will be explored and then use craft materials to design vehicles for the next century.

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm.

An inclusive space where children of all abilities can engage with their peers and explore their senses. Sessions in the space are balanced between self guided exploration of the space and a facilitated program by one of BCM’s Educators. The program might include story time, a song session, parachute play, or meeting one of the Museum’s live animals.

2 pm to 5:30 pm.

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