Spent Yo money?Don’t know where to go?? Free events until January2nd!!

                 Oh yeah ! so it’s Christmas Eve and for all you Christmas enthusiasts out there christmas starts at exactly 12:00am ,which means tearing up the gift wrap and getting to the  presents. Well, watcha gonna do after that? Drink some coffe, or hot chocolate …….. return gifts to it’s original owner…The store??? <kee,kee> Whatever you do keep in mind to do it together (well not use the toilet ….you know what I mean) After you recieve your precious gifts, go out to one of the kewl events listed BELOW!hat ever you do~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Inwood Astronomy Programs

Saturday, December 25, 2010

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.

Beak Street (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

This Saturday is the last day Northern Manhattan Parks and the Inwood Astronomy Project offer free star- and planet-gazing in Inwood Hill Park. This free, family-friendly event aim to spread the joys of the evening sky, and help you to learn more about the nature of our Solar System and current happenings in astronomy. Telescopes will be available for your use.  Astronomy programs are clear-sky dependent. Call the Inwood Astronomy Project Hotline for updates at (917) 529-2359.

Meet on Payson Avenue at Beak Street. From there, the group will walk to the hilltop for stargazing.


Holiday Open House

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Queens Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park),

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

This event repeats every day between 12/26/2010 and 12/28/2010.

Enjoy tours of the decorated farmhouse, a craft activity for children, and mulled cider.      Contact Number (718) 347-3276


19th Annual Quilt Show: “Green Quilts”

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Near the Lincoln Road/Ocean Avenue entrance.
Learn how to make your own quilt. As part of the Annual Quilt Show, kids see how this traditional American craft can be part of a modern life. This year’s exhibition features quilts that draw inspiration from recycled materials. Quilts will feature both traditional “recycled” items such as fabric scraps or old clothing, as well as non-traditional recycled materials.       Contact Number (718) 789-2822



Monday, December 27, 2010

Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

This event repeats every day between 12/26/2010 and 1/2/2011.

Got cabin fever? At Lefferts Historic House, you can try your hand at needlepoint, or write your New Year’s resolution with quill & ink.


“Drawn In Brooklyn”

Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch

Tuesday,Dec 28th

Curated by John Bemelmans Marciano, an author and illustrator and the grandson of Madeline creator Ludwig Bemelmans, the free exhibit spotlights illustrators who hail from Brooklyn. Look for family programming related to the exhibit through the end of the year.


Brooklyn Childrens Museum

Wednesday,  December 29th Free Wednesdays!!!
 There are no QUIET or DO NOT TOUCH signs here and children are encouraged to freely indulge the full range of their senses.                     Contact : (718) 735-4400


Forces of Nature Kwanzaa Celebration

The Forces of Nature dance troupe interprets the seven values of Kwanzaa through movement, percussion and recitation during this lively holiday show. All ages.            Contact info: 212-417-7050


Sesame Street Celebrates Around the World

Dec 30 10:30am, noon

Its New Years Eve all around the world—even on Sesame Street! As Big Bird and the gang prepare for the big event, Monster News Network anchor Elmo introduces special reports on New Years customs and celebrations from across the globe. Contact info: 212 833-8100


 New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Prospect Park

 Dec 31 11pm

Prospect Park West to Flatbush Ave (between Prospect Park Southwest and Ocean Ave)
Contact 718-965-8951

If your lil one can handle staying up well past bedtime, gather with fellow Brooklynites and guests to celebrate the arrival of 2011 at this outdoor gathering, complete with entertainment (which kicks off at 11pm) and hot refreshments. The best views of the skyrockets are from Grand Army Plaza; inside the park on the West Drive; and along Prospect Park West north of 9th Street.


Meet the Author: Dimitrea Tokunbo

Jan 1 2011 1pm

Greenlight Bookstore

   This  afternoon Story Time on this final day of Kwanzaa, Brooklyn-based author and illustrator Dimitrea hosts Story Time at Greenlight to share her beautiful new picture book The Sounds of Kwanzaa. Showing the seven principles for the seven days of Kwanzaa through sounds and vibrant pictures, Dimitrea’s book offers a wonderful cultural experience for children of all backgrounds, and a great way to ring in the New Year.

Contact : 718-246-0200


Story Hour with the Rangers

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park),

11:00 a.m.

Kick off National Book Month with some fun nature stories.  Then, make your own book to take home.  All materials will be provided.

Contact Number (718) 421-2021

Have Fun!!


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