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We've assembled a weekly calendar of kid-friendly activities and new places to try out with children. Each week, we'll give you the info on the five best family activities or events for the week.
You're time pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research, find the best things to do and places to go for you, both locally and within reasonable striking distance.
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Where/When: UA Court Street Stadium, 108 Court Street, Brooklyn, Saturday, March 12, movie starts at 2:30pm (please check for other movie times).
Why Go: Movies are a great way to keep the kids entertained and enjoy an hour and a half of down time. Mars Needs Moms is Disney's latest, about a boy whose mother was whisked aawy by aliens and his escapades as a stowaway aboard the alien spacecraft.
Where/When: Old First Reformed Church, 729 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, Saturday, March 12, performance begins at 11:00am
Why Go: The Chocolate Chip Chamber group will be performing live, bringing to the group, classical Indian music and a lively colorful show.
Where/When: The Brooklyn Children's Museum ,145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-735-4400- Saturday, March 12, beginning at 12:30pm
Why Go: You want your kids to have a good palette! Get out and take them to this interactive cooking demonstration that features the delightful flavors and cultural aspects of Persian cuisine, best of all the audience gets to sample the culinary dishes that are prepared.
Price: Free with museum admission
Where/When: Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, Saturday March 12, 11:00am
Why Go: The Deedle Deedle Dees promise a fun time had by the entire family, their music is designed to inspire younger audiences and delight parents .
Where/When: Prospect Park Zoo, 450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, Sunday March 13, meet with Docents at 3:00pm
Why Go: The kids will love meeting different animals. The animal caretakers of Prospect Park Zoo (Docents) alternate favorite animals, showing children, chinchillas, snakes or chickens. You might even see Herbie the Giant Rabbit.
Price: $8. for Adults $5. for Children