Fun Family Friendly Events in NYC

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Stroller Tour (ages Up To 24 Months) At Brooklyn Museum
Contact: 718-638-5000
Location: 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
Date: 12/12/2018 from 10:00am to 11:00am
Check-in, Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor Enjoy an interactive, stroller-friendly tour for our youngest museumgoers and their caregivers. DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN UP TO 24 MONTHS, this baby-friendly tour features touchable objects, songs, and an opportunity to connect with other adults. Each month features a different exhibition; December's tour explores Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.
BCM Advocacy Lab Presents: Write For Change With 826NYC
Contact: (718) 735-4400
Location: 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn
Date: 12/15/2018 from 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Another showing goes from 1:30-2:15pm. Join BCM Advocacy Lab and 826NYC as we harness the power of writing to explore the social justice issues affecting our world. In November, teacher Adam Blackman, a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, will teach us how to improve our world through using creative writing and thinking!
Flex Olympics
Contact: (718) 735-4400
Location: 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn
Date: 12/15/2018 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Flex Olympics combines high level battledance performance with fun audience games that keep everyone dancing. With categories like Gliding, Hat Tricks, Connecting, Animation, Punchlines, Get Low, Bonebreaking, and Waving, this dance event will showcase new moves for everyone!
BCM Advocacy Lab Presents: Rock Out With Willie Mae Rock Camp
Contact: (718) 735-4400
Location: 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn
Date: 12/16/2018 from 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Second showing from 4:30-5:00pm. BCM Advocacy Lab invites you to discover how easy it is to make songs together when we share our imagination. Working in small groups, we will brainstorm lyrics, discover the rhythm of the words, and then add melodies. At the end of the workshop we will share our songs with each other and you will leave the workshop humming the tune, inspired to create more.
BCM Advocacy Lab Presents: Dance With Cumbe
Contact: (718) 735-4400
Location: 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn
Date: 12/22/2018 from 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Second time from 2:00-2:30pm. BCM Advocacy Lab invites you to Join Cumbe: Center for African and Diasporic Dance for an afternoon of music and dancing! Learn new movements, hear new rhythms, and express yourself to the beat.
10th Annual Celebrate Kwanzaa: Dec. 26-30
Contact: (718) 735-4400
Location: 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn
Date: 12/26/2018 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Did you know that Kwanzaa was first celebrated in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga who created the holiday to honor African heritage & African-American culture? Join us as we mark our 10th annual Kwanzaa celebration with the largest family Kwanzaa event in New York City! Over five days of culture and fun, we will learn about this African-American holiday and explore Kwanzaa’s seven principles. Programs include: the Kwanzaa Altar, ColorLab, Holding History, Sensory Sensations, & Storytelling!