11AM July 13 + Aug 10 | FREE Hip Tot Family Day @ Lakeside
FREE Hip Tot Family Day@ Lakeside Rink
Sundays July 13 + August 10 • 11am-2pm
LeFrak Center Lakeside | Prospect Park
Parkside Ave Entrance | Brooklyn
Beat the Heat Rock n’ Roll Party SUN JULY 13 • 11am-2pm
Live concert with Audra Rox + Jeremy Plays Guitar
Audra Rox, crowned by Time Out NY Kids as the “Queen of the NY Kids Rock Scene”, has been featured on Sesame Street and Noggin and has gotten praises from Time Out Kids and The New York Post. She sold out the BAM Harvey Theater and is a major player in the Madison Square Park Kids summer concert series Jeremy Plays Guitar, (The Rock-ucation Band) makes music that is not only educational, it ROCKS! Their music has been heralded by CNN, Daily Candy, and People Magazine, and has won multiple awards including a Kids Music Award, Parent’s Choice Award, and NAPPA Award.
Lakeside Water Fun SUN AUGUST 10 • 11am-2pm
Live concert with Grammy Winner Father Goose + Mr Marc the MC & DJ Beyonder + author/illustrator Melanie Hope Greenberg
Father Goose, also known as Rankin’ Don, also known as Wayne Rhoden, began his music career in reggae dancehalls. He teamed up with a popular children’s musician, Dan Zanes, where he took on another moniker, Father Goose. And under that name, he brings dancehall boogie to a pint-sized audience. Father Goose has appeared on all five of Mr. Zanes’s children’s CDs, including the 2006 release “Catch That Train!,” which won a Grammy Award for best musical album for children. His albums feature such talent at Sheryl Crow and Sister Carol, has been featured on NPR, in the New York Times and has won the hearts of children and adults everywhere.
Melanie Hope Greenberg has illustrated 16 children’s books and is the proud author of six of them. She was recently an artist in residence at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art after receiving a National Endowment for the Arts grant. She will be reading her Brooklyn classic Mermaids on Parade.
Mr. Marc the MC + DJ Beyonder know how get the crowd going, especially if the crowd is mostly toddlers. Mr. Marc the MC has years of experience hosting family events and headline concerts and recently performed a concert put on by First Lady Michelle Obama. Mr. Marc has toured over 25 states bringing the best of interactive family entertainment to families around the country. DJ Beyonder was a child actor on the PBS classic 321 Contact and appeared numerous times on Sesame Street.