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Friday, May 19 (See map view)

visitors of all ages are invited to design and build with an array of blocks including Magna-Tiles, Imagination Playground, Kapla Planks, and more. Block play supports critical social and cognitive skills in early childhood- everything from team building, creative thinking and problem solving to spatial reasoning and pre-engineering concepts. Different scales of blocks enable hands of all sizes to build and be challenged.

2 pm to 5:30 pm.

Comedy trio Postmen bring their weekly their frenzied, physical, hyper-absurdist sketch and improv show to Bushwick.

7:30 pm.

Academy Award winner Diane Wiest stars in Samuel Beckett’s "Happy Days," a modern drama about buoyant resourcefulness and unassuming grace in the face of inevitable oblivion.

7:30 pm.

Part of BAM’s free performance series featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world, pop, and more.

9 pm.

Saturday, May 20 (See map view)

Clothing, family commodities, arts, books, refreshments, and more - great for community service.

9 am to 4 pm.

Children make inspired artwork. Learn about Kehinde Wiley, Titus Kaphar, Alma thomas and Ebony Patterson.

10 am to noon.

After a long winter, the sheep are ready to get their thick, wooly coats sheared. Shearing expert Don Kading will explain the process and answer visitor questions before giving the sheep their annual haircut.

10 am to 4 pm.

Come to the 17th annual celebration of all things Nordic. Sponsored by the Scandinavian East Coast Museum the event features replicas of Viking ships, exhibits of Nordic pastimes including embroidery and spinning, and, of course, plenty of folks in Viking garb.

10 am to 5 pm.

The exhibit explores pilotless aircraft and the history of drone technology, from its modern-day origins in World War I and its military development to its current applications in solving complex humanitarian and commercial challenges. Visitors will be able to fly actual drones and watch the first-person viewpoint of a drone racing; get up close and personal with Volantis, the world’s first “flying dress,” designed by global superstar Lady Gaga, in collaboration with TechHaus; also on display is a prototype of an Amazon cargo vehicle designed for home delivery of online shopping orders; explore the use of drones in police and fire departments; see how drone technology creates new perspectives for photographers, artists, filmmakers and stage productions; explore the implications of pilotless aircraft on industries including infrastructure, agriculture and meteorology; learn about its contributions to conservation and humanitarian efforts; and consider what the future holds – from the possibility of personal flying cars to space exploration.

10 am to 6 pm.

The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre presents three classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen "The Princess and the Pea," “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and “The Ugly Duckling.” For children ages 3 to 9.

10:30 am and 2 pm.

History comes alive as you explore a new theme in the garden or historic farmhouse each month. Educators assist you and your family to explore what life was like in rural Brooklyn and investigate clues to the past. Touch old artifacts, examine the historic architecture, and get to know one of Brooklyn’s first families, the Wyckoffs. Come back each month to try out new hands-on or seasonal activities such as seed planting, candle making, or butter churning.

11 am – 3 pm.

A new look at the renowned modernist artist and her self-crafted public persona.

11 am–6 pm.

Artist Jeremy Deller used the traditional life-model drawing class to stage a performative event with musician and personality Iggy Pop as model and subject. Come see the results!

11 am–6 pm.

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York’s subway system, the evolution of the City’s surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904.

Noon to 1 pm.

Experiment, learn, and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats and in the vegetable garden encourage families to explore nature together. Create a nature-based craft, artwork, or invention with Discovery Garden docents. This is a drop-in program for families with children of all ages. All programs are outdoors and canceled in inclement weather. Check this webpage for updates. (no programs on 5/27 and 5/28)

1 pm to 3 pm.

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park and visit the giant aquarium filled with East River critters, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, the reading corner, and so much more.

1 pm to 5 pm.

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software! Space is limited, recommended for children 10 years and older.

1:30 pm.

visitors of all ages are invited to design and build with an array of blocks including Magna-Tiles, Imagination Playground, Kapla Planks, and more. Block play supports critical social and cognitive skills in early childhood- everything from team building, creative thinking and problem solving to spatial reasoning and pre-engineering concepts. Different scales of blocks enable hands of all sizes to build and be challenged.

2 pm to 5:30 pm.

Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn how wool was used on a Flatbush farm. You can brush the wool with carding paddles, spin yarn using a drop spindle and even make a felt ball to take home with you.

2 pm to 4 pm.

Academy Award winner Diane Wiest stars in Samuel Beckett’s "Happy Days," a modern drama about buoyant resourcefulness and unassuming grace in the face of inevitable oblivion.

2 pm and 7:30 pm.

Meet and touch real, live sea creatures like starfish and sea urchins.

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

Bargemusic presents this gentle rocking series of family neighborhood concerts on the floating barge - the selections are chamber music, last only an hour and include a post-show question-and-answer session with the musicians. Doors open 15 minutes prior to concert. The program is announced at the performance. No reserved seating.

4 pm.

A performance of Celtic music, song, and three styles of percussive dance: traditional Irish Step, Tap, and Ottawa Valley - a form known for fast, high-stepping, exuberant jigs and reels.

8 pm.

With opener Valley Queen.

8 pm.

Sunday, May 21 (See map view)

After a long winter, the sheep are ready to get their thick, wooly coats sheared. Shearing expert Don Kading will explain the process and answer visitor questions before giving the sheep their annual haircut.

10 am to 4 pm.

Children make inspired artwork. Learn about Kehinde Wiley, Titus Kaphar, Alma thomas and Ebony Patterson.

10 am to noon.

The exhibit explores pilotless aircraft and the history of drone technology, from its modern-day origins in World War I and its military development to its current applications in solving complex humanitarian and commercial challenges. Visitors will be able to fly actual drones and watch the first-person viewpoint of a drone racing; get up close and personal with Volantis, the world’s first “flying dress,” designed by global superstar Lady Gaga, in collaboration with TechHaus; also on display is a prototype of an Amazon cargo vehicle designed for home delivery of online shopping orders; explore the use of drones in police and fire departments; see how drone technology creates new perspectives for photographers, artists, filmmakers and stage productions; explore the implications of pilotless aircraft on industries including infrastructure, agriculture and meteorology; learn about its contributions to conservation and humanitarian efforts; and consider what the future holds – from the possibility of personal flying cars to space exploration.

10 am to 6 pm.

The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre presents three classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen "The Princess and the Pea," “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and “The Ugly Duckling.” For children ages 3 to 9.

10:30 am and 2 pm.

Weekly programming offers families an opportunity to enjoy music together using educational cornerstones like literature or songwriting with kids.

11 am.

What makes an object “historical?” Why do museums keep objects behind glass?

11 am.

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