4/24 Event: New York Transit Museum’s Subway Shindig for Families

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On Tuesday, April 24th join us from 6pm to 8pm for imaginative, subway-themed family fun at the New York Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn. Kids and their families will celebrate springtime and the magic of motion with an evening featuring puppetry craft and a parade on the platform of our historic subway station home – all for the cost of regular Museum admission!

$10 for Adults / $5 for Children Free for Museum Members & Cool Culture Members

Puppets on Parade is the New York Transit Museum’s eleventh Subway Shindig for Families. While many young people visit the Transit Museum during school or summer camp visits, the Museum’s Subway Shindig parties provide a great opportunity for families to enjoy the Museum together, with an evening of special family-friendly activities. Since the very first Subway Shindig, families have flocked to the Transit Museum to spend time together, play games, and learn about transportation history.

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3/8 Event: Community Conversation on Commodore Barry Park

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2/22 Event: Family Literacy Night

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The Families United for Learning and Literacy (FULL) coalition is holding a Family Literacy Night on February 22, 2018, hosted by the Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House in Long Island. This event will bring together over 150 families from all around New York City for a night of dinner, reading, hands-on creative activities, and a book giveaway featuring the much loved Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle. Children and their families will have the chance to explore this classic story together as they engage with their peers in an interactive and entertaining environment to support their continued growth as readers.

The Families United for Learning and Literacy (FULL) coalition, a group of family literacy providers and their community members that is working to spread awareness of the family literacy program model as well as with City Council to establish a new Family Literacy Initiative.

12/3 Event: 4th Annual Fort Greene Park Tree Lighting

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Fall 2017: Strong Families Studio

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