Hip Tot Family Day @ Lakeside
with Grammy Winner Father Goose
11am | Sunday, June 14th
Lakeside Rink in Prospect Park
Father Goose, also known as Rankin’ Don, also known as Wayne Rhoden, began his music career in reggae dance-halls. 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. Father Goose, has a new album ‘Bashment Time’ featuring Dan Zanes, Joanie Leads, Josh and the Jamtones, Coolie Ranx, and Elena Moon Park, is available on iTunes and CD Baby.
Local Brooklyn Public School Community Roots Middle School will start the event with a short performance of The Lion King Jr. This incredible new middle school is the third school in the country to ever be granted the rights to perform the Disney rendition of the Broadway musical!
Lakeside is the in spot for thousands of local families with a state-of-the-art skating pavilion and the incredible Splash Pad play area. Combine that with Hip Tot, nominated “Best Place to see a Family Concert” in 2014 by Time Out NY Kids, you have a destination with something for everyone in the family!