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“Fam Jam” at Brooklyn Bridge Park Next Tuesday

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will present its inaugural Holiday Fam Jam on Tuesday afternoon, November 30, from 3:00 to 5:00 at the Pier 3 (at left in photo) Plaza. “Party Like Brooklyn, Baby will be spinning your favorite tunes” so you and your family can “shake your post-turkey day tail feathers.” Admission is free, […]

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Local Chanukah Celebrations

Chanukah, or Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins on sundown Sunday, November 28. Two local ceremonies will note its beginning. On Wednesday, December 1 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Chabad of DUMBO will carve an ice menorah, with lighting at 5:30. There will also be “arts and […]

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Dude, Where’s My Bus? How to Amplify Your Child’s Transportation Issues & Advocate Like a Champ

If the NYC DOE’s Office of Pupil Transportation (OPT) is a thorn in your side, raise your hand. (Ooh, Mr. Kotter!!! Pick me! Ooh! Ooh!) Pupil Transportation in NYC has always been bad. All one has to do is Google “NYC DOE” with”student transportation” and years’ worth of articles full of horror stories will unfurl on […]

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BHA’s Halloween Parade… On Halloween!

Due to the potential of rain on Saturday, the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual Halloween Parade is now scheduled for Halloween (that’s this Sunday, in case you live in a grave)! This spooktacular event will start haunting the Promenade at the unghostly time of 10:30am. All zombies, goblins, witches, and other stranger things can gather at […]

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St. Ann’s Church Presents “Mozart for Munchkins” Saturday Morning and “Classical Halloween” Saturday Evening

This coming Saturday, October 30, from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM, St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church will present “Mozart for Munchkins,” a “Spooktacular Kids Show” performed by the Brooklyn Chamber Orchestra directed by Philip Nuzzo. The concert will take place in the garden on the north side of the church, facing Clinton Street. […]

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Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park This Saturday

This Saturday, October 23 Brooklyn Bridge Park will present its tenth annual Harvest Festival on Pier 6, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Activities will include a pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, live music, dancing, magic, story readings, and more. It’s all free. There’s more information here.

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Atlantic Antic This Sunday

The 46th annual Atlantic Antic, a street fair that stretches along Atlantic Avenue from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue, will be held this Sunday, October 3 from noon until 6:00 PM, rain or shine. Local merchants will be represented, with special deals for the occasion, along with food, music, dancers, visual artists, clothing vendors, and fun […]

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Kid Friendly Weekend Roundup

In addition to this weekend’s Montague BID Sunday Social, several additional family-friendly events are happening in and around Brooklyn Heights. So get out there while the gettin’ is good! Thursday, September 16th – Sunday, September 19th Brooklyn Americana Music Festival: When bands have names like The Wild Goats, Bobtown, and The Dang-It Bobbys you KNOW you’re in for […]

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Get Social IRL at the Montague BID’s Sunday Social This Weekend

After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, The Montague BID’s 5th Annual Sunday Social is this Sunday, September 19th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm on Montague Street between Clinton Street and the Promenade. This free outdoor, family-friendly event will feature an Entertainment Zone full of music and dance, more than 25 free activities in […]

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“Celebrate Summer” at Pierrepont Playground Wednesday

Our friends at the Brooklyn Heights Association have alerted us that there will be a “Celebrate Summer” event for kids and parents or caretakers at Pierrepont Playground (photo by C. Scales from 2013 egg hunt event) this coming Wednesday, June 16 from 3:30 to 5:00 PM. From the BHA: We are so excited that our […]

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