• Picks Of The Week: July 25-27

    The 36th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow Wow, Kid/Around with Rolie Polie Guacamole, a Family Day at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, and more!

    By Emily Murphy
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    The 36th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow Wow at Queens County Farm Museum. From queensfarm.org

    Enjoy special family days this weekend with the Free Friday Family Jam at Brooklyn Children’s Museum, an active Family Field Day at Brooklyn Bridge Park, and special activities at the Family Day for Lincoln Center Out of Doors! For music lovers, the South Street Seaport is hosting a Kid/Around event with Rolie Polie Guacamole, while dance enthusiasts won’t want to miss the 36th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow Wow!

    Friday, July 25

    Free Friday Family Jam
    Brooklyn Children’s Museum
    12:30pm-1:30pm
    All Ages
    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. Free

    Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27

    The 36th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow Wow
    Queens County Farm Museum
    Various performance times
    All Ages
    Don’t miss the largest and oldest pow wow in the city! Representing over 40 Indian nations, this three-day event is a spectacular intertribal dance competition held in the apple orchards. Enjoy the performances, then celebrate with Native American arts, crafts, food, and jewelry. Adults $10/$15 weekend pass, Children $5/$7 weekend pass

    Saturday, July 26

    Pier 5 Family Field Day
    Brooklyn Bridge Park
    10am-1pm
    All Ages
    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. Free

    Family Day at Lincoln Center Out of Doors
    Various plazas at Lincoln Center
    Various times
    All Ages
    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 Disco makes a special appearance. Parents and their tots can boogie to a live DJ during this fun afternoon dance party! Free

    Sunday, July 27

    Kid/Around with Rolie Polie Guacamole
    South Street Seaport
    2pm-4pm
    All Ages
    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! Free