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A boon for the kiddies

Watch for the Brooklyn Children’s Museum tent at community events this June and throughout the summer, and stop by for some family fun.

Kids can create hands-on crafts, see natural science specimens and cultural objects, and meet live animals from the museum’s collection.

Parents can sign up to win a museum membership and also get the latest information on the museum’s expansion.

June Calendar of Events

Brooklyn Children’s Museum On-The-Go at Fort Greene Park Conservancy — Sunshine Storytime, June 5, from 10-11 a.m. Grab a blanket or a lawn chair and head to Fort Greene Park for sunshine and favorite stories. A live animal from the museum will be there to help tell the tale. Meet at the Fort Greene Park Visitor Center. Weather permitting. All ages welcome.

Brooklyn Children’s Museum On-The-Go at Red Hook Waterfront Arts Festival, June 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy free kayak rides, screen films by young artists, and meet live animals at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum tent. Red Hook Arts Festival is at Louis J. Valentino Jr. Park & Pier at Coffey and Ferris streets. All ages welcome.

Brooklyn Children’s Museum On-The-Go at Children’s Day, June 14 from 12-5 p.m. Kids take Manhattan at this annual festival. Watch for special appearances by your favorite characters and visit the museum’s booth to make a mask. Children’s Day is at the South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan. All ages welcome.

For a list of On-The-Go events, visit or call 718-735-4400 extension 320 about the expansion.

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