Ten young bands perform a tribute to the King of Pop.Noon–4 pm.
The classic fairytale is presented by Puppetworks. This adaptation of the 1697 French tale tells the story of a cat whose master buys him magical boots enabling him to speak. Puss then tells of his plan to outwit an ogre out of his riches, using the wealth to win a princess for his master. The production has beautiful costumes and an original score. Recommended for children 3 and older.12:30 pm and 2:0 pm.
The classic fairy tale about a well-heeled cat has been adapted for the marionette stage.12:30 pm and 2:30 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.
With meticulous drawings of mechanical objects and graphite drawings, artists Justin Amrhein and Colette Robbins scrutinize the distinction between fact and fiction and question the reality that we routinely navigate.1–6 pm.
The children’s book illustrator presents and exhibit of cut, folded, and painted paper.1–7 pm.
How many people can squeeze into a subway car? Is a subway station as long as a football field? Can a giraffe fit in a subway station? Take to our Platform level with tools and measuring instruments in hand to make numerical discoveries about subway cars and stations. For ages 4+1:30 pm to 2:30 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.
Grab a drink in one hand and a paintbrush in the other for these weekly art classes in the heated outdoor tent.2–4 pm.
In this testimonial gospel play, a meeting of the Brother to Brother Ministry church is interrupted by an urgent message.2 pm.
With glitter and rainbow drinks, glow stick straws, and candy!3–10 pm.
Told through the eyes of a little girl and her cat, this play tells the true story of British townsfolk and the African American soldiers sent to rehearse the Normandy invasion from their shores.3 pm and 8 pm.
BackFat Variety presents a 64-comedian, bracket-style one-liner joke contest, and raises money for Planned Parenthood. Band the Tracys plays after the show.7 pm.
Performances from Sharon Katz and Wendy Quick of The Peace Train, Robbi K, The Ukuladies and Timbila as well as a pop up shop from Art Aids Art with arts and crafts made by and supporting the wellbeing of girls and young women in South Africa.7:30 pm.
These talented gauchos make their Brooklyn debut with percussive dance and fancy footwork.8 pm.
LoftOpera presents Rossini’s adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy.8 pm.
Violence and betrayal, angels and prophets, villains and kings...and chickens. This epic production by Liars & Believers swings from absurd buffoonery to high tragedy, with kinetic physicality, silliness, swords, and a live synthwave score. The show runs 90 minutes (no intermission) with live music, clowning, physical theatre, and swordplay.8 pm.
The Gallery Players perform Tennessee Williams’ critically acclaimed and timely play, which tells the story of a gigolo and drifter who returns to his home town as the companion of a once-was movie star.8 pm.
Coney Island USA celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Mermaid Parade with a fund-raising gala, featuring burlesque performances, go-go dancers, drinks, food, and more!8 pm–midnight.
Part of the free performance series featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world, pop, and more.9 pm.
Participants are afforded as much as a 10% insurance premium reduction and point removal will be offered in a single session. Reservations required.9:30 am.
Grab a shillelagh, get ready to march in the annual Bay Ridge celebration of St. Patrick. Festivities start off at a pre-parade mass at St. Patrick’s Church at 9:30 am and then line up begins with marching bands, at noon at Marine Avenue and Third Avenue, with a 1 pm kick off. Marchers travel to the reviewing stand on 77th St. and Third Avenue and at the end of the parade raffles will be drawn.9:30 am (mass), Noon line up, 1 pm kick off.
Kids with disabilities and their families experience exhibitions and programs accessible to everyone, during the Special Day festivities, kids with disabilities and their family members will enjoy free, exclusive access to the Museum.10 am to noon.
Children make inspired artwork. Learn about Kehinde Wiley, Titus Kaphar, Alma thomas and Ebony Patterson.10 am to noon.
The show features thousands of orchids in a classic Thai garden setting. The grand centerpiece of the design will be the façade of a sala, a traditional pavilion used for shade and relaxation, with a signature sweeping gabled roofline festooned with exquisite orchids.10 am to 6pm.
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.
This exciting, fun and empowering event for expectant & new parents offers a panel of expert educators, activities, the best products and services for parents, newborns and young children, plus loads of goodies.11 am to 4 pm.
Enjoy Peter Pan Donuts and acoustic music.11 am to 1 pm.