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Friday, July 25
Free Friday Family Jam
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Join the Brooklyn Children’s Museum this Friday for a festive summer celebration! This Learn and Play Date will encourage families to learn, build, and play by using big Imagination Playground blue blocks.
RiverFlicks Family Fridays: Ghostbusters II
Hudson River Park
Head over to Pier 46 in Hudson River Park for a screening of Ghostbusters II(1989) and watch the team fight ectoplasm again! Bring a blanket and the family as you sit under the stars and enjoy the movie and free popcorn. Movies start at dusk, which is usually around 8:30pm. The movie is rated PG and runs 108 minutes.
Saturday, July 26
Pier 5 Family Field Day
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Enjoy the warmer weather at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Family Field Day! Pier 5 will host energetic activities like potato sack and hula hoop racing, parachute games, soccer lessons, and scrimmage games that the whole family can enjoy! Sneakers are highly recommended.
Family Day at Lincoln Center Out of Doors
Various plazas at Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center Out of Doors, a music-filled, three-week celebration at the plazas of Lincoln Center, is hosting a Family Day! At 1pm, A Batalha do Passinho, a teenage dance group from Rio, will lead a comprehensive workshop and dance party outlining beginner moves. At 11am and 2pm, Baby Loves Discomakes a special appearance. Parents and their tots can boogie to a live DJ during this fun afternoon dance party.
Sunday, July 27
Pier Kids: Wildlife Theater
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Head over to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the Central Park Zoo’s presentation of Amazing Adaptations: The Dinosaur Adventure, a show packed with fun and learning! After the performance, children can participate in dino-related art activities. Art activities start at 12 pm.
Kid/Around with Rolie Polie Guacamole
South Street Seaport
Rock out to the sweet stylings of Rolie Polie Guacamole at South Street Seaport! This family favorite funk/rock/folk band plays children’s music all about eating right, staying active, and living naturally. Kid/Around will also host games and story-time with favorite characters!