The annual Cherry Blossom festival is a celebration of Japanese culture featuring Taiko drumming; Cosplay Fashion show; Tea ceremonies; Kabuki dance; Samurai Sword Fighting and more. 10 am–6 pm.
Children are encouraged to explore science through slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, sand boxes, and more, weather permitting. 10 am–6 pm.
Golfers of all ages can learn about key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more! 10 am–6 pm.
The Brooklyn Children’s Museum explores transportation with "From Here to There," consisting of twelve interactive exhibits, helping kids explore transportation by land, sea, and air, and the mechanics that go into it. 10 am–5 pm.
This innovative exhibit teaches the science of how things move by land, sea and air. Visitors can heat up and launch a hot air balloon, operate an authentic canal lock system to move a boat and experiment with pneumatics, pulleys, hydraulics, and levers to move objects mechanically. 10 am–5 pm.
The workshops are designed to help families explore nature through play, activities include nature inspired arts and crafts, insect observation, playing with snow and more. Children receive a nature play activity guide to the park. Each workshop is led by a trained teen discovery guide. 10:30 am–12:30 pm.
Get inspired by nature with ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families. Play Habitat Bingo, search for birds and design a home for one of the Park’s many living things. 11 am–4 pm.
Explore the aquatic habitats and learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water, and add to the “nest” we are weaving with natural materials. 11 am–4 pm.
Learn about composting. 11 am–4 pm.
Learn about the natural history of the park. Recommended for children 5 years and older. 11 am–4 pm.
Help uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus and decomposition. 11 am–4 pm.
Children are invited to imagine and create new worlds and explore the museum. 11 am.
This is the story of a strange little mouse with blue fur, ears like a rabbit and no tail, but absolutely fearless in the face of his differences. The whimsical tale is suited to audiences 6 to 10 years old. 11 am and 2 pm.
For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. Space limited, first come first served. 11:30 am–12:30 pm and 2:30–3:30 pm.
Take a guided nature walk through the meandering paths of the Peninsula and search for signs of animal homes. Noon–1 pm.
Target Storybook Series presents Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train Live - based on the hit PBS series including Buddy, Tiny, Don, and Mr. Conductor. Noon and 3 pm.
Presented by Target Storybook series. Based on the PBS Kids series, this interactive adventure features the Jim Henson puppets including Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mr. Conductor. Noon and 3 pm.
Help Alliance naturalists track migrating birds and invasive plants that impact where animals can make their homes in this Citizen Science program. 1–2 pm.
In this 3D movie, travel to the Galapagos archipelago to meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses, hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies, and swim with tiny penguins. 1 & 3 pm.
Join in with staff and make a small sampler and play board games. 1–3 pm.
Teams plan and construct wacky, winding machines. For children 6 years and older. 1:30 pm.
What are decomposers and how do they help the planet? Children 4 and older explore these questions. 1:30 pm.
Children spend time spreading wood chips and learning about trees. 2–3 pm.
The lovable character from Italy is composed of simple shapes. Watch a fun video featuring the whimsical character. 2 pm.
Curated by BAMcinematek, the series offers families an introduction to the classic films and new indie selections. From Charlie Chaplin to Walter Lang. 2 pm.
Lend a helping hand to make the park a better place. Learn how mulch helps trees, spread wood chips or protect the environment by removing damaging litter. 2–3 pm.
Learn to use binoculars and identify the 250 species of birds residing in Prospect Park. 3–4 pm.
Children are encouraged to explore science through slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, sand boxes, and more, weather permitting. 9:30 am–5 pm.
In this 3D movie, travel to the Galapagos archipelago to meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses, hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies, and swim with tiny penguins. 11 am & 2 pm.