Activities
0 Monday: Back To School Festival At ACUS

Come and get your free school supplies! Now that the summer is coming to a close, the Asian Community United Society (ACUS) will be hosting its annual back to school festival, handing out notebooks, pencils, backpacks, and more to needy families while supplies last. The event will take place on Monday, August 31, 2pm to…

Activities
0 This Week’s Events Picks For Brooklyn Kids

Looking for something to do with the whole family this week? There are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up in Brooklyn, and we’ve selected some of our favorites. See the full details below! For more things to do around Brooklyn, and to add your own upcoming event, check out our calendar. CENTRAL BROOKLYN…

Events
0 Kutz For Kids: Free Haircuts For Back To School

Local radio station WBLS wants to help kids kick off the school year with a fresh start, so they’re hosting free haircuts for local children ages 13 and under. The Kutz for Kids haircuts, sponsored by MetroPCS and Geico, are being offered at barbershops and salons throughout the metro area — including one in Brooklyn next week. On…

Kids
0 Show Some ♥ On Instagram

Can’t get enough City Kid Corner? We’re also on Instagram! Follow us @citykidcorner for local family-friendly activities and some behind the scenes shots of our stories. Heading out to a local event, checking out a Brooklyn playground, or noshing on treats at one of our borough’s awesome restaurants? We love to see city kids exploring the corners of Brooklyn, so…

Kids
0 Hitting The Target: Archery For Kids In Brooklyn

Archery has been gaining in popularity for the last few years, but this centuries-old sport is more than just a passing trend. There’s a lot kids can learn from picking up a bow and arrow, like concentration, hand-eye coordination, and some serious responsibility. If your kids like to imagine they are Katniss and Hawkeye, then check out…

Destinations
0 Brooklyn Playground Tour: Colonel David Marcus Playground

Welcome to our series that takes a look at playgrounds around Brooklyn! Searching for a fun new spot to explore with the kids? From innovative, interactive playspaces to traditional (but equally fun!) spots, we’ll guide you through the many awesome playground choices in our borough. This week, we headed to Midwood’s Colonel David Marcus Playground.…

Kids
0 Giving Back While Growing Up: Volunteer Events For Families

Raising kids is a lot of work — keeping them fed, clean, and entertained is exhausting. Add to that the responsibility to raise them to be active members of the community, and the pressure is on. While volunteering is one way to get kids involved in the community, with age restrictions at many organizations, it can be difficult to…

Activities
0 Commemorate The Battle Of Brooklyn Across The Borough

It was 239 years ago this month that our forefathers fought the British in the first major battle of the Revolutionary War, The Battle of Brooklyn. And even though we lost the battle, we won the war, so celebrate our revolutionary history with a week of events throughout the borough commemorating the historic battle. Saturday,…

Education
0 Kindergarten Countdown: Transitioning To Elementary School

It’s been said that children grow up in the blink of an eye, but I really didn’t connect with that sentiment until registering my son for kindergarten. How can my baby be old enough to navigate this gigantic school? With so many kids in his classroom, how in the world will he stay cool, calm, and…

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