Celebrate India Day!

Saturday, August 15, 2015
10 – 5PM

All ages

August 15th, 2015 is India’s Independence Day. Come learn about and celebrate this fascinating country and its many cultures at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Have your hand painted with henna; try your luck at playingpachisi; make a Rahki bracelet to celebrate siblings and friends; hear Indian instruments like the sitar and tabla; sing songs in English, Bengali and Hindi with Raga Kids; then learn Bhangra dancing from Ajna Dance Company at a rooftop dance party featuring DJ Rekha.

See the website for a full description of the day’s events.

Totally Tots Studio: Let’s Celebrate India!11:30am & 2:30pm | Ages 2.5 to 5 years

Touch Tank: Indian Ocean12:00–12:30pm | All ages

Family Art Lab: Rakhi Bracelets12:30–1:00pm | Ages 4 and up

Performance: Raga Kids1:00–2:00pm | All ages

Nature Explorers: Insects of India1:30–2:00pm | Ages 4 and up

Ajna Dance: Cultural Connections Performance and Dance lesson 2:00–2:30pm | All ages

Bhangra Dance Party with DJ Rekha2:30–4:30pm | All ages

Charming Snakes4:15–4:45pm | Ages 4 and up