Juneteenth 2022: Celebration and Education

Juneteenth is the national remembrance of the last day of chattel slavery in the United States on June 19, 1865, two and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, when the last enslaved Black people in Texas were freed.

Juneteenth has been an official public holiday in New York State since October 2020, and a federal holiday since June 2021.

On this page, you can learn about family-friendly ways to observe Juneteenth in

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Pride 2022: Celebration and Education

Pride Month is observed each year in June to commemorate the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. We've compiled the best family-friendly events (and some adults-only events too) in and around Brooklyn for 2022!

We'll update this page as the month continues, so keep checking back. 

Not yet a member of Park Slope Parents? Whether you're an LGBTQ+ parent, a parent of an LGBTQ+ child, or both, we are here for you. Join here!

The PSP Guide to Halloween Fun: 2021 Edition

Hop on your broomstick and enjoy everything Brooklyn has to offer this season! From pumpkin patches to corn mazes to block parties and beyond, there’s a spectacularly spooky event to fit every family.

 

Are you a parent in Brooklyn who's not yet a Park Slope Parents member?JOIN US today to chat with fellow families about trick-or-treating best practices, share intel on the best pumpkin patches, and get advice on everything from costumes to carving

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Covid Vaccines and Kids Ages 5–11: Tips for a Painless Poke

A week after the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine was cleared for children aged 5 to 11, nearly a million kids had already received their jabs, with another 700,000 appointments scheduled in the days to come.

If your kiddo’s not yet a part of that 1.7 million, check out our info and tips below to set up your appointment and get them protected from Covid-19!

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Ready, set, swap! March 2nd is the PSP Member Kids Clothing Swap

When: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
Time: 10:00AM - 12:30PM
Where: All Saints Church 463A 7th Street, entrance on 7th Street (the Park Slope Senior Center)

How much and details:

  • $5.00/member - only payable at the door
  • You must be a PSP member (we will be checking at the door). Not a PSP member?

What to bring:

  • Please bring swappable kid clothing/books/gear for ages newborn-10 years. If you wouldn’t give it to your finicky in-law, don’t
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