Happy Weekend. April 10 2015, 0 Comments

Lovely Store Opening this Saturday:

  • Check out Lab Brooklyn (in Greenpoint) at 144 Driggs Avenue. Store officially opens this Saturday from 12-8p.m

Next Sunday:

  • Spellbound is hosting a Free Family Arts Day, and it's all about exploring shapes!

"Shapes" April 19 10am - 11:30am

The Deets: 

Baby/Mama Brooklyn (9002 3rd Avenue) Free Family Art Days are opportunities to play, imagine, and explore through a variety of art forms.  Each month, our storytellers present crafts, songs, stories, and creative play around a different theme.  These events are free for the public thanks to the generous donation of Spellbound supporters.

Spellbound Theatre is Brooklyn's only theatre for children ages 0-5.  We are a non-profit organization producing performances and public outreach programs for very young children and their families.

Spring is here! Adeline from The Door An Idea House shared with us some of their New York Spring to do’s :

  • The Arnold House & Apple Pond Farm

Throughout April and May, The Arnold House, a Catskills country inn located just two hours north of NYC, is partnering with Apple Pond Farm as they expect the birth of 30-40 lambs and goats this spring. For $25/person, guests can visit the farm for a workshop and farm tour where they will meet these baby animals and learn more about them.

Where: Stay at The Arnold House (839 Shadelee Rd, Livingston Manor, NY; 845-439-5070; www.thearnoldhouse.com); visit Apple Pond Farm (80 Hahn Rd, Callicoon Center, NY; 845-482-4764; http://www.applepondfarm.com)

When: Every Saturday at 10am through May 2015

Pricing: Rates at The Arnold House start at $159/night; Arnold House guests pay $25/person for this exclusive Apple Pond Farm experience

  • Hill Country Brooklyn Fam Jam Sundays 

Bring the whole family to Hill Country Brooklyn for Fam Jam Sundays to enjoy live music, games, face painting, balloon animals, craft stations and corn hole. In addition, Hill Country offers a Fam Jam Kids' Special (1/8 lb brisket, longhorn cheddar mac & cheese and a chocolate chunk cookie for $8.50) and all-day happy hour specials for parents. 

Where:  Hill Country Brooklyn (345 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY; http://www.hillcountrybk.com)

When:  Every Sunday from 12-3pm

Pricing:  Event is free but does not include food and beverage

  • The New York Botanical Garden

Get outside and active at the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden - a playful space with boulders to climb, a maze to explore and fun hands-on activities led by an energetic staff. For children with blossoming green thumbs, head over to The Edible Academy at The Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden for hands-on gardening lessons, cooking demonstrations and daily kid-friendly activities.

Where:  The New York Botanical Garden (2900 Dr. Theodore Kazimiroff Blvd, Bronx, NY; 718-817-8716; http://www.nybg.org/visit/families/)

When: The New York Botanical Garden is open 7 days a week from 10am-6pm; The Edible Academy is open 7 days a week from1:30-6pm through October 2015

Pricing: Guests will need to purchase the All-Garden Pass. Adult passes cost $20 on weekdays and $25 on select weekends. Kids (ages 2-12) are $8 and $10 respectively. Free admission for children under 2. Edible Academy activities are free with the All-Garden Pass.

Photo: Happy Birthday to my insanely gorgeous niece Hazelita who turned 2 this week.

Photo from: Zizzo Family