CULTURAL CONNECTIONS PERFORMANCE SERIES: UKRAINIAN CAROLS AND DANCESaturday, December 7th
12:00–12:30pm & 1:00-1:30pm | All ages
Celebrate the winter with carols and dances from Ukraine! The singing Dobriansky Brothers will present a selection of traditional songs and members of Babarocin will perform a humorous folk dance the whole family will enjoy. Join the performers on stage for an interactive finale! Supported by the Tiger Baron Foundation.
NOEL POINTER PRESENTS: FRIENDS AND FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERTSunday, December 15th
1:00-3:00pm | All ages
Join a warm and open gathering in the Brooklyn community and take time to welcome the holidays. The event feathers string instrument performances of holiday favorites played by the Noel Pointer Foundation Youth Orchestra, the Phantazia String Players Ensemble, and accompanying solos and ensembles played by young NPF musicians. The Friends and Family Holiday Concert is the perfect opportunity to spend a special, festive moment with those you love.
METLIFE EARLY LEARNER SERIES: AMELIA ROBINSON OF MILS TRILLS MUSIC & STORIESSunday, December 21st
12:00-12:30 & 1:00-1:30pm | All ages
Brooklyn's own Amelia Robinson presents a cozy, winter performance that will warm your hearts. Her original, quirky songs on ukelele are perfect for families with young children (0-4yrs).
BROOKLYN FAMILIES CELEBRATE: KWANZAASaturday, December 28th
1:00-4:00pm | All ages
Habri Gani, what's going on? Join us to learn about the holiday of Kwanzaa! Discover the principles of the Nguzo Saba in an exclusive presentation of holiday traditions by the welcoming and engaging members of the Harris family, who have been celebrating Kwanzaa for 25 years! Learn more. Harambee, see you there!
ICKYFEST WEEKEND!Saturday, January 11th &
Sunday, January 12th
11:00am-4:45pm | All ages
We're celebrating the gross and the gooey at IckyFest 2014! Muck around with slithery snakes, feel friendly bugs crawl across your hand, and mix up a batch of slick slime. It'll be grosstastic and yucktacular! Click here to see our programs for the weekend!
METLIFE EARLY LEARNER PERFORMANCE: GET ICKY WITH THE TRUMMYTONESSaturday, January 11th & Sunday, January 12th
4:00-4:45pm | All ages
After spending the day learning about germs, gak, and gunk, shake off those icky feelings with the Trummytones! Led by world renowned trombonist and front man Vinny Nobile, The Trummytones fuses tuba, drums, accordion, and Vinny's high energy performance into an organic acoustic pop zydico and reggae fun for all ages.
CULTURAL CONNECTIONS PERFORMANCE: CHINESE NEW YEAR WITH PUPPETRY IN PRACTICESaturday, January 25th
1:00—3:00pm | All ages
Puppetry In Practice will celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year with a presentation of The Empty Pot, a traditional Chinese folktale, followed by a Dragon Walk in which our large Chinese dragon puppet travels through the entire Museum. The children will decorate small, red paper squares, write their wishes for the world, & feed their wishes to the dragon as it passes by, ensuring a good year to come. Supported by the Tiger Baron Foundation.