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Sunday, April 30 (See map view)

Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. The festival marks the end of hanami, the Japanese cultural tradition of enjoying each moment of the cherry blossom season.

10 am to 6 pm.

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

10 am to noon.

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.

Enjoy Peter Pan Donuts and acoustic music.

11 am to 1 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.

Get creative with a variety of Jewish themed crafts to choose from!

12:30 pm to 2:30 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.

The seventh-annual playwriting and theater festival celebrates environmental education, sustainability in the arts, and community enrichment. Come watch plays by student playwrights from P.S. 239 and P.S. 75 tackle themes of climate justice and interconnectedness.

1 pm and 4 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.

Bring your pet to this outdoor event, where adoptable dogs walk on a red carpet, and you can pose with your pooch in a photo booth or set them loose on an agility course.

1 pm.

Take a journey through the pages of your favorite Jewish Book, complete with dress-ups, props, music, a valuable lesson and a bookmark to take home!

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm.

Join Charlie Brown, and sister Sally along with the rest of the Peanut gang for a rollicking good time.

2 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.

In a very special and interactive presentation of Stone Soup, kids act out the age-old tale of to tell how a beggar tricks a starving town into giving him some food. A lesson in cooperation amid scarcity, the children act out the colorful characters with handmade costumes, and klezmer-style dance and music.

2 pm.

Recognized internationally as today’s premier Chinese acrobatic touring company, dancers combine award-winning acrobatics, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present an unforgettable show of breathtaking skill and beauty, representing the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty five centuries ago.

3 pm.

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

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

Tuesday, May 2 (See map view)

Calling all explorers 2 to 4 years old (and their caregivers)! Plant a seed, touch a wriggly worm, and nestle into a meadow nook to read a story, or create a unique nature craft at special Discovery Garden activity stations designed for toddlers. Activities rotate seasonally. This is a drop-in program for families with children of all ages. Programs are outdoors and canceled in inclement weather. Check this webpage for updates.

9:30 am to 11:30 am.

Tuesdays are dedicated to our permanent exhibits. Together with your child, can you find an authentic West Indian Day Parade costume? Have you met the Madagascar hissing cockroaches in our greenhouse? Can you try your dance moves in Global Beats? Check out our exhibits.

10 am – 4 pm.

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate and classify plants, touch a carnivorous plant and learn how it eats, or go on a monarch and milkweed exploration in the meadow! This is a drop-in program for schools and families with children of all ages. All programs are outdoors and canceled in inclement weather; for cancellation updates, visit this page.

10:15 am to 12:15 am.

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.

Children climb aboard and learn the Hebrew Alphabet with interactive and hands on experiences.

1:30 pm to 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.

3 pm to 5 pm.

Improve basic basketball skills with the Big and Little Skills Academy (BALSA) on Pier 2. Each clinic will include either yoga to enhance flexibility or flag football for agility training. For children 8 to 17 years old

4 pm.

Wednesday, May 3 (See map view)

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

10 am to noon.

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate and classify plants, touch a carnivorous plant and learn how it eats, or go on a monarch and milkweed exploration in the meadow! This is a drop-in program for schools and families with children of all ages. All programs are outdoors and canceled in inclement weather; for cancellation updates, visit this page.

10:15 am to 12:15 am.

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.

Children climb aboard and learn the Hebrew Alphabet with interactive and hands on experiences.

Noon to 4 pm.

Thursday, May 4 (See map view)

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

10 am to noon.

Get your hands dirty at kids’ discovery stations throughout the Garden. Investigate and classify plants, touch a carnivorous plant and learn how it eats, or go on a monarch and milkweed exploration in the meadow! This is a drop-in program for schools and families with children of all ages. All programs are outdoors and canceled in inclement weather; for cancellation updates, visit this page.

10:15 am to 12:15 am.

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