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Top Tips for a Memorable Birthday in the Time of Coronavirus

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Private Birthday Parties at Prospect Park Carousel

Tips on having parties at the Prospect Park Carousel

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Brooklyn Block Party!

A Guide For How To Do It Right!

A block party is as Brooklyn as brick oven pizza. A block party makes your street, avenue, or building a place for fun, games, and connecting with neighbors. Here’s how to make one summer’s day (or spring or fall day) a delightful memory.

Event Permit Application Process

The event application process - from the 76th Precinct Community Newsletter

Party Ideas for a 7 year old Girl

Looking for fun and creative ideas for a Birthday Party for your Girl?  Here are some suggestions from local parents about what to do, where to go, and more!

Be sure to also check out the Birthday Tip for a Tween Girl - which might also give you ideas!

Also don't forget about the Party Resources we list in the PSP Recommendations section of the site - you'll find recommendations for local bakers, tips for where to buy all your party needs, as well as


The PSP Guide to Parties

Park Slope Parents has put together a guide with 25+ pages of wisdom on throwing a fun and fabulous party for kids, tweens, and teens of all ages and party preferences.

Transit Theme Party!

Looking to hold a themed Birthday party this year?  Why not try the Transit theme.  Here are tips from parents across the 'hood on how to throw a bash that is va va voom.

Prospect Park Permits

All you need to know about getting permits for throwing a party in Prospect Park.

Cheeky Monkey's Tips for Perfect Park Parties

 There are many ways to celebrate a birthday in the park. Prospect Park offers lots of options. Check out this link. But if you want to keep it simple and your costs down, here are some ideas and tips for a “Do It Yourself Park Party”.

Cheeky Monkey's Holiday Party Games for the Whole Family

It's Christmas! Turn off the TV! Shut down the computer! Here is a compilation of popular games you can play with your family members this holiday time.

Take Back the Birthday Party!

Children's parties don't needn't be large, elaborate or expensive to be great. You can create a wonderful at-home party your child will remember for years to come.

Birthday Resources for Kids with Allergies

Tasty cakes to make for those with food allergies, plus advice for when you're attending a birthday party and need to bring your own allergy-safe treats.

Not yet a member of Park Slope Parents? Join us today to get connected to our supportive and resourceful Allergy Group!

Make Your Own Character Cake Ideas

Ideas on how to make a character cake at home.

Tips for Cake Decorating

Here are some suggestions for working with cakes with complicated shapes...

Block Party Planning Time

Block Party Planning Time!

Thinking about summer and Block Parties? Since it can take 60 days (or 90 in some areas), you might need to get crackin’ on plannin’.

Here’s some information about throwing a great party as well as links to applying in Community Board 6 and CB7.


DIY Facepainting

Face painting is almost always a hit with the 3-8 year old set. Hiring a face painter can be expensive, but they bring all the equipment and it's good stuff. You can also decide to try your own hand at making it happen.