Brooklyn Events

From Arts and Theater, Sports and Wine Tasting, there are so many Brooklyn events to choose from.

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Aug
21
Sun
Nantucket Lightship Public Tours @ Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm
Nantucket Lightship Public Tours @ Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park |  |  |

Join us for a free public tour of the Nantucket Lightship, a floating lighthouse docked at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Known as the “Guardian Angel of the North Atlantic”, the Nantucket Lightship (WLV612) was the last lightship in service to the United States Coast Guard and was decommissioned in 1985. The WLV612 is the only fully operational lightship in the United States today.

Sep
26
Mon
Wholesale Painting & Casket Emporium: Solo So by Sara L Jackson @ the Living Gallery
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Wholesale Painting & Casket Emporium: Solo So by Sara L Jackson @ the Living Gallery |  |  |

One night only. This is going to be epic.

“My name is Sara and I make symbolic paintings. Some of these paintings are passive-aggressive messages to boys I know. Some are not.”

https://www.facebook.com/Sara-L-Jackson-Illustration-1395688873989249/
https://www.instagram.com/sarajacksonjihad/

Sep
28
Wed
Make it in Brooklyn Innovation Summit @ City Point
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

What: The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership will host its second annual Innovation Summit to bring together Brooklyn’s best minds for two reasons: to discuss what it means to make it in Brooklyn and to connect those who are currently making it to those who have already made it here. This year’s summit will feature some of the most prominent voices in Brooklyn real estate, business, technology, transportation and more with networking opportunities and engaging panel discussions. And at the end of the event, five selected finalists will pitch a panel of judges on why their startup should receive $5,000 in funding. To learn more about the event and purchase tickets, visit http://www.makeitinbk.com/.

When: 8:00am – 8:00pm, September 28, 2016
(Breakfast 8:00am – 10:00am)
(Morning session 10:00am – 12:00pm)
(Afternoon session 12:00pm – 2:00pm)
(Pitch contest 6:30pm – 8:00pm)

Who: Peter Boyce II, General Catalyst
Maryanne Gilmartin, Forest City Ratner Companies
Rachel Haot, 1776
Sherine Kazim, Huge
Ya-Ting Liu, Friends of BQX
Michael Stern, JDS Development Group

Bust A Move Dance Nights: People’s Choice @ Willoughby Plaza
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm

Free Wednesday night dance parties return to Willoughby Plaza in September. We’ll teach you the basics for the first hour and then you’re on your own!

September 7 – Salsa
September 14 – The Hustle
September 21 – Line Dance
September 28 – People’s Choice

Sep
29
Thu
AMNH Presents: Book Lecture: The Madhouse Effect @ American Museum of Natural History
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm

The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles have fought at the frontlines of climate-change denialism for most of their careers. Their brilliant, colorful book takes aim at the manipulation of the media by business and political interests and the play to partisanship on issues that affect the wellbeing of millions. Toles’s cartoons expose the bias of such counter-scientific strategies and Mann’s expert skills at science communication restore sanity to a debate that continues to rage against widely acknowledged scientific consensus. The synergy of these two common-sense crusaders enlivens the dour tone of so many climate-themed screeds—and may even convert a few of the faithful deniers to the right side of science. A book signing will follow.

Sep
30
Fri
Bixel Boys & Hunter Siegel || Summer 3:16 Tour at House Of Yes @ House of Yes
Sep 30 – Oct 1 all-day
Bixel Boys & Hunter Siegel || Summer 3:16 Tour at House Of Yes @ House of Yes |  |  |

Get tickets: http://bit.ly/2auS6Ms

Founded on downtown LA rooftops and raised in Venice Beach basements, Bixel Boys and Hunter Siegel are the epitome of what bass music is all about – summer time fun, reimagined house music and a carefree approach to partying.

We’re giving you a dose of eviscerating and face-melting bass music at House of Yes, with a dance floor flanked by go-go dancers and extravaganza!

Their signature revelry is in full effect. We’re talking performers with out-of-this-world outfits and aerialists that will take you to moon and back!

21+
Doors at 10PM
Built by MeanRed

Oct
1
Sat
IAMART*NYC @ Industry City
Oct 1 – Oct 2 all-day
IAMART*NYC @ Industry City |  |  |

IAMART*NYC is the first art, food & music, family-friendly artisan showcase taking place from Saturday, October 1; 12:00 – 10:00 P.M to Sunday, October 2; 12:00 – 7:00 P.M.

IAMART*NYC will include:
An Artisan Showcase: curated by Martin Galindo, the IAMART Experience will showcase contemporary artists including King Saladeen, Bk the Artist and Jay West. In addition to art installations the showcase will include live painting and The Young Picasso Award presentation. The award will be given to the top young artisans in Brooklyn. We’ve partnered with NYC Public Schools, inviting artists from grades K-8 to enter two dimensional artwork such as print, painting, photography or drawings. The 25 finalists will be judged by a panel of judges on Saturday, October 1st at 1:00 P.M. The winners will be recognized by their respective schools, communities as well as awarded a scholarship to attend a NYU digital art program in the summer of 2017.

Art of Plating: curated by emerging culinary artists, Chef Glaze and Chef Shana, who will present culinary demonstrations for attendees.

Car Culture: curated by Martino Auto Concepts featuring some of the most dynamic display of high-performance automobile artistry in the Tri-State area.

Food & Beverage Pavilion: a designated area which will feature numerous food vendors highlighting cuisine from around the globe as well as beer and wine stations (only for guests ages 21 and over with identifiable wristbands).

IAMART*NYC – KIDS Pavilion: two-days of programming, 12-4pm each day, with instructor-led arts & crafts activities, creative storytelling, canvas free-paint, face and finger painting, art-tech demonstrations by Microsoft and much more. We’ve partnered with NYC Public Schools, the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President, Industry City and Brooklyn Community Service (BCS) to create the I AM ART NYC – KIDS Pavillion.

IAMART*NYC – Mainstage: live music performances curated by the critically-acclaimed Freedom Dance Party (featuring DJ Cosi and Herbert Holler). Special guests will include world-renowned DJ Envy, DJ CEO, Mihoko, DJ Eli Escobar, DJ Young Chow and more. In addition, two special performances by Grammy-award nominated and international duo Les Nubians @ the private ‘Sip & Stroll’ on Friday, Sept 30 and Brooklyn’s youngest rock band, Unlocking the Truth on Saturday, October 1.

IAMART*NYC partners include: Brooklyn Community Services, Industry City, Martino Auto Concepts and the New York City Department of Education.

IAMART*NYC sponsors include: Manhattan Beer Distributors, and Microsoft. Sparkling Ice, Daily Motion, Monster Audio and many more….

NYC PTA EXPO 2016 @ Brooklyn Expo Center
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NYC PTA EXPO 2016 @ Brooklyn Expo Center |  |  |

NYC PTA EXPO 2016
Saturday, October 1, 2016 | 12-4 PM
Brooklyn Expo Center

Admission Tickets
$5 Early Bird Special until AUG 31st
$15 online after, $20 door

The 3rd Annual NYC PTA EXPO 2015 presents a fun and informative event with great resources, products, services and information for New York City PAs and PTAs while bringing together community members, educators, families, parents and city agencies. NYC PTA Expo offers community access and support for parents, exhibitors and educational leaders, alike. NYC PTA Expo celebrates education by supporting PA/PTA councils throughout New York City,

WHO SHOULD ATTEND NYC PTA EXPO?
Are you a member of your school’s PTA/PA? Do you want to help your school?
NYC PTA Expo offers a supportive networking and informational experience for exhibitors and PTA/PA leaders alike.
Do you want to learn about products and services that help PTA/PAs fundraise or operate more productively?
Do you want to meet organizations and companies that offer in-school and afterschool services that you would love to see for your child in your school?
Do you want to meet other parent and school leaders from all over NYC?
NYC PTA Expo is the opportunity for you!

WHAT MAKES NYC PTA EXPO SO VALUABLE?

NYC PTA Expo allows our schools and PTAs share new information and projects with each other so that everyone benefits.
NYC PTA Expo offers informative workshops by education specialists, companeis and past PTA leaders so that they may offer advice and resources to new PTA members.
NYC PTA Expo brings together local and national resources, businesses, and brands to one venue.
NYC PTA Expo understands that PTA members may not be aware of many fundraising products and services. NYC PTA Expo offers a unique one-day opportunity for PTAs to scale the learning curve as quickly as possible.

NYC PTA EXPO FACTS

Almost 50 schools attended the first annual NYC PTA Expo last year. Based on the inquiries received so far, many more schools are expected to attend this year.
About 70 companies and organizations particpated last year.
Unsurpassed opportunity to meet parent leaders and school administrators.
Brooklyn Expo Center is a spacious and exciting event venue, located at the corner of highly popular Franklin Street in Greenpoint/Williamsburg.

PAST ATTENDING SCHOOLS
PS 6K | PS 16K | PS 17K | PS 26K | PS 31K | PS 34K PS 84K | PS 110K | PS 114K | PS 119K | PS 120K | PS 124K | PS 132K | PS 147K | PS 150K | PS/IS 165K | PS 250K | IS 251K | PS 297K | PS 414K | PS 677K | PS 705K | IS 71K | IS 285K | JHS 50K | MS 126 | Academy for Enviromental Leadership | Brownsville Ascend Lower School | Bushwick Leader’s High School for Academic Excellence | Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg | Mott Hall Bridges Academy | Nazareth Regional High School | New Heights Middle School | Northside Charter High School | The Brooklyn Latin School | The Young Women’s Leadership School of Brooklyn | Urban Assembly School of Music and Art | Williamsburg Charter High School | PS 128M | PS 187M | PS 334M | NYC Autism Charter School | Islamic Cultural Center School | PS 140Q | PS 154Q | PS/MS 164Q | PS 329Q | MS 67Q | MS 217Q

PAST EXHIBITORS & PARTICIPANTS
ABCs for Smarter Kids | Adventureland | All In One Entertainment | AMC Photo | American Cancer Society | ArtWare Fundraising | Boy Scouts of America, Brooklyn Troop 26 | Brooklyn Nets / Barclays Center | Brooklyn Public Library | Brooklyn Robot Foundry | Carousel Cakes | Carpingo | CaseNEX-DataCation | Chuck E Cheese’s | Community Education Council District 14 | Cross County Savings Bank | Deanan Gourmet Popcorn | Direct Promotions | Down to Earth Markets | EDS Presentations | Engineering for Kids | FoodPlay Productions | Franklin Pizza | Gamewright GameNights | Grandma Rose’s | Greater Giving | Green Mountain Energy | Greenpoint YMCA | Hosh Kids | Irvin Simon Photographers | Jean Joachim, Author | Lucky Kats | Makit Products | Miss Chocolate Fundraising Co. | Mission Be | MobilArq | Mr. Ellie Pooh LLC | Mulee School Supply Kits | Municipal Credit Union | New York City Chess Inc | New York Family | New York Life | New York Road Runners | NY School Help | NYC Councilmember Levin’s District 33 Participatory Budgeting Project | NYC Councilmember Reynoso’s District 34 Participatory Budgeting Project | NYC Department of Education, Ofice of SchoolFood | NY Metro Parents / Brooklyn Parent Magazine | Office of Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams | PacPlex | Peaceful Playgrounds | Peter Pan Donuts | Planet Aid | Popcorn Palace | Project Playdate | Prudential | Raising New York | Rhode Island Novelty | Sandy Candy by SandCrafters | St. Nicks Alliance | The SMART Playbook | The Wholesale Candy Shop | Trees New York | United Healthcare | United We Stand of New York | Willy Point Kids

SCHOOLFEST 2016 @ Brooklyn Expo Center
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SCHOOLFEST 2016 @ Brooklyn Expo Center |  |  |

SCHOOLFEST 2016
Saturday, October 1, 2016 | 12-4 PM
Brooklyn Expo Center

Admission Tickets
$5 Early Bird Special until AUG 31st
$15 online after, $20 door

Now in its 9th year, Schoolfest is a one-of-a-kind school fair for North Brooklyn students and parents. All public schools, charter schools, private schools, early childhood centers and extracurricular activity providers are invited to a single venue in Greenpoint/Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

PAST EXHIBITING SCHOOLS & EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTERS
PS 17K | PS 18K | PS 23K | PS 34K | PS 84K | PS 110K | PS 120K | PS 132K | PS 147K | PS 250K | PS 319K | PS 414K | PS 770K | Citizens of the World Charter School | Success Academy Charter Schools | The Ethical Community Charter School | MS 50K | MS 84K | MS 71K | MS 126K | IS 318K | MS 577 | El Puente Academy | Juan Morel Campos Secondary School | The Brooklyn Latin School | The School for Legal Studies | Williamsburg Charter High School | BASIS Independent Brooklyn | Garden School | Greene Hill School | Martin Luther School | Williamsburg Northside Schools | ABC Child Center | AHRC Francis of Paola Early Learning Center | Bright Horizons | Bushwick Improvement Society | Greenpoint Y | Life-Jonathan Williams Day Care Center | NY Kids Club

OTHER EXHIBITORS
Affinity Health Plan | All In One Entertainment | Bee Tutored | Boy Scouts of America, Pack 7 | Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program (BCAP) | Brooklyn Public Library | CAMP – Creative Arts & Music Programs | car2go | Chuck E. Cheese’s | Cultural Care Au Pair | Franklin Pizza | Green Mountain Energy | Hanson Place Orthodontics | Hosh Kids | Junior Explorers | MobileArq | Mulee School Supply Kits | New York Jewish Parenting Guide | New York Life Insurance | New York School Help | NYC Chess | NYC Rx Card | PSG Academy NY | Planet Aid | Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union | Sage Music School | St. Nicks Alliance | The Gym Park | Transition Neighborhood | Urbansitter | Usbonne Books | Williamsburg Music Studio | Williamsburg School of Music

WHO SHOULD ATTEND SCHOOLFEST?
Are you a parent, grandparent or caretaker trying to learn more about the schools in Greenpoint and Williamsburg?
Are you struggling to understand and navigate the complex NYC school system and admission process?
Are you interested in finding out about afterschool enrichment options?
Are you interested in finding out about local educational services and products?
Schoolfest is the expo for you!

WHAT MAKES SCHOOLFEST SO VALUABLE?
Schoolfest offers a supportive networking and informational experience for both exhibitors and parents.
Schoolfest allows our neighborhood schools to share new information and projects with each other so that our entire district may benefit.
Most importantly, Schoolfest understands that parents can often be overwhelmed by school choices and admission processes. Schoolfest helps parents navigate through the confusion so that they can make the best choice for their child’s educational needs

SCHOOLFEST FACTS
+100 schools, organizations and partners
+700 students, parents, teachers, and professionals attend.
Informative workshops by highly regarded educational professionals.
Unique chance to meet many schools and enrichment providers in one day,and narrow your search effectively.
Brooklyn Expo Center is an exciting event venue, located at the corner of highly popular Franklin Street in Greenpoint/Williamsburg.
This year, Schoolfest ticket holders will also be able to attend popular Brooklyn Babyfest, an expo for expectant parents and parents of infants and toddlers, that will be held at the same time in the spacious convention center.

Gabriel Don, Robert Gibbons, Yi Wu at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, October 1, 2016 at 2:30 P.M. @ Park Plaza Restaurant
Oct 1 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Gabriel Don, Robert Gibbons, Yi Wu at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, October 1, 2016 at 2:30 P.M. @ Park Plaza Restaurant |  |  |

Gabriel Don, Robert Gibbons, Yi Wu at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, October 1, 2016 at 2:30 P.M.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Gabriel Don, Robert Gibbons, and Yi Wu on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.

Gabriel Don
Robert Gibbons,
Yi Wu

@ Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 – 596 – 5900

Subways:

Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street

R to Court Street

4 or to 5 Borough Hall

For more directions:

Please check the MTA’s “The Weekender” for all transit updates.http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

FACEBOOK INVITE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1670326753286529/

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

Gabriel Don received her MFA in creative writing at The New School, where she worked as the Reading Series and Chapbook Competition Coordinator. Her writing has appeared in publications such as The Brooklyn Rail, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Understanding Between Foxes and Light, A Minor, Westerly, Mascara Literary Review, The Legendary, Transtierros (translated into Spanish), Gargoyle 62, LiveMag! 12 and Three Rooms Press MAINTENANT 9. Don also interviews people at Gainsayer. She has appeared in visual poems such as Woman Without Umbrella and Unbound, started several reading-soiree series, worked as an editor on publications such as LIT and has received press for her writing work including Quiet Lunch, Let Them Talk, Art Loves Her, Yes Poetry! and Great Weather for Media. She currently teaches writing at BMCC.

Robert Gibbons grew up in Belle Glade, Florida, the eldest of five children, and earned a B.S. in History from Florida A&M. In 2007, he moved to New York City in search of his muse, Langston Hughes. Gibbons has studied with such master poets as Cornelius Eady, Marilyn Nelson, Klmiko Hahn, and Nathalie Handal, and has participated in workshops at Cave Canem and the 92Y. His work has been published in numerous anthologies including The Brownstone Poets Anthology, Dinner with the Muse (Ra Rays Press), The Cartier Street Review, Nomad’s Choir, and Maintenant 6: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Art & Literature (Three Rooms Press). His poetry may also be heard on the CD Brain Ampin’ (Logo Chrysalis Productions).

Yi Wu is a Chinese-born poet who calls New York his home after years of drifting along the East Coast. He has been scribbling verses since middle school and was drawn at the time to the poetry’s infinite potential for both elegance and transgression. His work has appeared in Uppagus, New Verse News and Clockwise Cat, and his collection A Fistful of Moss and Poppy Seeds was released in February 2016.

First Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology Event @ Brooklyn Public Library Park Slope
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
First Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology Event @ Brooklyn Public Library Park Slope |  |  |

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:

First Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology Book Event

Wednesday, October 5 from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Brooklyn Public Library Park Slope
431 6th Ave.
Park Slope, NY 11215
718- 832-1853

Free Admission—Limited OPEN MIC if time permits!

FACEBOOK EVENT

https://www.facebook.com/events/329178810761529/

SUBWAYS: F, G to Seventh Ave. R, N to 9th St.

The list of readers from this anthology is growing, as well as the excitement!

Dear contributors, you can read at both events if you like. You can read either from the anthology or both. Remember, time is more restrictive at the library and most keep it to three minutes or less. For those contributors who have never rec’d their comp copy, you can pick it up at the reading.

Additional books on sale for $11

Zoe Zolbrod, Sari Wilson, and Joanna Rakoff at BookCourt @ Book Court
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm
Zoe Zolbrod, Sari Wilson, and Joanna Rakoff at BookCourt @ Book Court |  |  |

Curbside Splendor is thrilled to announced Zoe Zolbrod, author of The Telling, will be reading at Book Court with Sari Wilson, author of Girl in the Glass, and Joanna Rakoff, author of A Fortunate Age. Join us for the event! We hope you’ll help us publicize this event.

When: Saturday, October 1st, 7 pm
Where: Book Court (163 Court St, Brooklyn)

Join us at Book Court at 7 pm for a book signing and reading with Zoe Zolbrod (books will be available for purchase) and readings by Sari Wilson and Joanna Rakoff.

About The Telling:
Zoe Zolbrod remained silent about her early childhood molestation for nearly a decade. When she finally decided to tell, she wasn’t sure what to expect, or what to say. Through a kaleidoscopic series of experiences as an adult, mother, and feminist, Zolbrod traces the development of her sexuality and her relationships with men in the shadow of her sexual abuse.

“‘Unflinching’ is a word that gets tossed around a lot in relation to memoirs; so are ‘brave’ and ‘honest’ and ‘heart-wrenching.’ Zolbrod’s The Telling is all of these things. Self-possessed and self-aware, she sets out to move beyond the ‘near hysteria over the issue’ and offers a way to see through the ‘fog when we confront the issue under our own noses, under our own covers, stuffed under our beds.’ Beautifully and on her own terms, she succeeds.”
—Chicago Tribune

“Zolbrod shows great courage as she tries to answer difficult and troubling questions about herself and her family, a powerfully rendered struggle that will strike a chord with abuse survivors and their loved ones.”
—Publishers Weekly

“An honest, unapologetic, and keenly observed memoir.”
—Kirkus Reviews

About the authors:
Zoe Zolbrod is the author of the memoir The Telling (Curbside Splendor, 2016) and the novel Currency(Other Voices Books, 2010), which was a Friends of American Writers prize finalist. Her essays have appeared in Salon, Stir Journal, The Weeklings, The Manifest Station, The Nervous Breakdown, The Chicago Reader, and The Rumpus, where she is the Sunday co-editor. She’s had numerous short stories and interviews with authors published, too. As a public speaker, she’s given talks at universities, workshops, and conferences on topics such as narrative voice; the differences between writing fiction and nonfiction; balancing paid work, parenting, and writing; child sexual abuse; and writing about trauma. Born in western Pennsylvania, Zolbrod graduated from Oberlin College and then moved to Chicago, where she received an M.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Program for Writers. Aside for periods of traveling in Southeast Asia and Central America, she’s almost always worked full time, making her living as an editor of comic books, text books, and other kinds of books and educational materials, despite her difficulties with spelling and proper nouns. She lives in Evanston, IL, with her husband and two children.

Sari Wilson has been a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford, a Fine Arts Work Center Fellow in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and has received a residency from The Corporation of Yaddo. Her fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in literary journals such as Agni, Oxford American, and Slice. Sari grew up in a Victorian brownstone in Brooklyn Heights, has lived in San Francisco, Chicago, and Prague, and now again lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the cartoonist Josh Neufeld, and their daughter. Her debut novel Girl Through Glass (Harper/January 2016) is, in many ways, a deeply personal book; it is based on her early experiences in the classical dance world. As a child, she studied ballet at Neubert Ballet Theater, a once-storied Carnegie Hall studio. Later, she studied at Harkness Ballet and as a scholarship student at Eliot Feld’s New Ballet School. She went on to study and perform modern dance with Stephan Koplowitz and at Oberlin College, where she majored in history and minored in dance.

Joanna Rakoff is author of A Fortunate Age, which won the Goldberg Prize for Jewish Fiction by Emerging Writers and the Elle Readers’ Prize, and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and a San Francisco Chronicle best seller. She has written for The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Vogue, and other publications. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Oct
2
Sun
HOW WILL YOU START 5777 @ Bay Ridge Jewish Center
Oct 2 all-day
HOW WILL YOU START 5777 @ Bay Ridge Jewish Center |  |  |

Sunday, October 2 at 6:30pm Bay Ridge Jewish Center, Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Brooklyn, is again opening its beautiful doors for Rosh Hashanah. Erev Rosh Hashanah Oct. 2 at 6:30PM, FIRST Day-Monday, October 3–9:00am BRING YOUR FAMILY! Services for 0-5 years, siblings, caregivers 10-11am, CHILDREN’s Program 6-13 years 11:00am-1PM. COME BACK Tuesday October 4 CHILDREN’s Program 1-13 years 10:00-1:00PM. Questions: 718-836-3103?office@brjc.org.

BROOKLYN BABYFEST 2016 @ Brooklyn Expo Center
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
BROOKLYN BABYFEST 2016 @ Brooklyn Expo Center  |  |  |

BROOKLYN BABYFEST 2016
Sunday, October 2, 2016 | 12-4 PM
Brooklyn Expo Center

Admission Tickets
$5 Early Bird Special until AUG 31st
$15 online after, $20 door

WHO SHOULD ATTEND BROOKLYN BABYFEST?
Are you an expectant parent or parent of infants and toddlers up to age 5?
Do you want to learn about the newest and best products and services for your infants and toddlers?
Are you interested in meeting other parents, grandparents, educators, and caretakers in a fun, nurturing and supportive environment?
Brooklyn Babyfest is the expo for you!

BROOKLYN BABYFEST FACTS
+100 exhibitors and partners
+500 attendees from all over metro NY area
+90% of attendees were expectant & new parents seeking help and information
Presentations & demos on the most common prenatal to preschool questions/concerns
Brooklyn Expo Center is a spacious & exciting event venue, located at the corner of highly popular Franklin Street in Greenpoint/Williamsburg.

PAST EXHIBITORS INCLUDE

ABC Infant & Toddler Center | Acupuncture Williamsburg | All About Kids | All In One Entertainment | Arbonne | Arm’s Reach Concepts | BabiesRUs | Baby Caravan | Baby Nose Vac| Babyganics | Babyhome | Babywearing International | Barefoot Books | Beco Baby Carrier | Beyond Care | Big Apple Circus | Bilingual Birdies | Birth Day Presence | Bitesize Pediatric Dentistry | Brighter Babies Early Dev | Brooklyn Kitchen | Brooklyn Public Library | Bundle Organics | Cafe of Life | Carriage House Birth | CBS Midwifery | Child’s Space NYC | Choice Parenting | College Nannies & Tutors | Cryo-Cell International | Cultural Care Au Pair | Edward Jones | Fresh Routes | Dr. Alan Geller | GoGo Babies | Good Eggs | Green Mustache | Greenpoint Y | Handy | Happy Family | Hooray Hoopla | Hosh Yoga | Infant Swimming Resource | Inquisitive Learning Tools | Jane USA | Kid & Coe | King Kidlet | Kings Bay Y | The Laundry Taxi | LxBlue | Metro Tots | Dr. Susan Milani | Mommywise | Mommy Groove Therapy & Support | Ms J | New York Family | New York Life | Nine Naturals | Nissan | NY Metro Parents | NY Kids Club | NYC Dads Group | Parents League of NY | Pediatric Associates of NYC | PLAY | PM Pediatrics | Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union | Power Home Remodeling Group | Prudential | Red Tricycle | Sage Music | School Select NYC | Sprout San Francisco Brooklyn | StemCyte | Stokke | STREB Inc | Studio IV – Violin & Viola Instruction | Tivoli Couture | UBBI | United We Stand of New York | Vision of Soles | Wee Babe | Weleda | Well City | Wild Was Mama | Williamsburg Northside Schools | WillyPoint Kids | Zipcar

BYO ART to The Living Gallery! @ the Living Gallery
Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BYO ART to The Living Gallery! @ the Living Gallery |  |  |

Come by! BYO ART!!!!
Celebrate emerging & established artists, side by side, in a non competitive environment!!

One Day Only!!

$5 to participate ♥

Details:
-First come first serve regarding walls space
-Artwork can be for sale, we do not take a %
-We provide hanging materials

If you do not come pick up your work by 9pm it’ll be thrown into the fiery pit of uncertainty.

Info: thelivinggallery@gmail.com

Oct
7
Fri
Dusky || Outer North American Tour: Brooklyn at Good Room @ Good Room
Oct 7 all-day
Dusky || Outer North American Tour: Brooklyn at Good Room @ Good Room |  |  |

English duo Dusky are known for pushing the boundaries of how big room, UK house can be imagined. The pair are dedicated to forward-thinking experimentation as they helm sweaty dance floors, and we know we like it.

With a newly released sophomore album, the duo sets out to tour the US in October. Good Room’s dark dance floor our hero many a nights and will host Dusky’s only NYC stop. Great to see them at open-air stadium this summer alongside Disclosure in Queens, but really we’ve been waiting for their proper club set.

21+
Doors at 10pm
Built by MeanRed

TASCHLICH & SHABBAT with Bay Ridge Jewish Center @ Bay Ridge Jewish Cent4er
Oct 7 all-day

Friday, October 7 at 6:00PM join the Bay Ridge Jewish Community at 79 Street on Promenade. Bring crumbs to throw in water. Wash Away Your Sins followed by a lively MUSICAL SHABBAT SERVICE by the water. Saturday Services October 8 at 9:00am

Oct
8
Sat
Pumpkin Day 2016 in McCarren Park @ McCarren Park
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pumpkin Day 2016 in McCarren Park @ McCarren Park |  |  |

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016 | 12-3 PM
McCarren Park, Greenpoint/Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Town Square’s Pumpkin Day has become a highlight of the fall season in North Brooklyn. Each year, hundreds of kids and parents come to enjoy this popular event in McCarren Park. We offer a pick-your-pumpkin patch, arts & crafts, face painting, concessions, activities presented by local businesses and organizations, and live music and dance performances. Nothing kicks off autumn like Town Square’s Pumpkin Day!

Tickets are $15 for each child ($20 at the patch). Tickets will get you into the patch, pick a pumpkin of your choice and a trick-or-treat bag with decorating items. Buy your tickets now and avoid long lines! Proceeds benefit Town Square and Lucky Pack 7, Greenpoint’s locally run cub scout pack. Please contact brad@andersonllc.com if you are interested in learning more about Lucky Pack 7.

PUMPKIN DAY FAQs
Do I need a ticket to come to Pumpkin Day? ANSWER: NO, you do not need a ticket to come to Pumpkin Day. There will be music and many activities to be enjoyed for free. However, entrance to the pumpkin patch requires a ticket.
What else is available at Pumpkin Day? ANSWER: There may be tattoos, face painting, certain crafts, and yummy food for purchase. In addition, there’s the pumpkin patch.
What is the $15 ticket for? ANSWER: You need the $15 ticket to enter the pumpkin patch. You can pick out a pumpkin of your choice and receive a trick-or-treat bag with a pumpkin decorating craft.
Do infants need a ticket to enter the pumpkin patch? ANSWER: YES, all children need a ticket to enter the pumpkin patch. But parents do not need a ticket (see next question).
Do adults need a ticket to enter the pumpkin patch? ANSWER: IT DEPENDS. Every child must be accompanied by a parent (up to two parents for every family); these parents may enter the patch for free with their children. Any additional adults must have a ticket to enter the patch.
Can I get a refund? ANSWER: YES until September 25, 2016. No refunds will be provided after September 25, 2016.
Can I buy tickets at the event? ANSWER: YES but it will cost $20. So get your tickets now and save 25%!

Oct
9
Sun
BUILD OUR SUKKAH BBQ @ Bay Ridge Jewish Center
Oct 9 all-day

Sunday, October 9 at 12:30PM Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Brooklyn–join the BRJC community as we build and decorate our Sukkah. Celebrate our hard work with yummy BBQ. All ages welcome!

Oct
10
Mon
Ta-ku feat. Wafia & Special Guests @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple
Oct 10 all-day

Ta-ku feat. Wafia & Special Guests

Oct
11
Tue
YOM KIPPUR at Bay Ridge Jewish Center @ Bay Ridge Jewish Center
Oct 11 all-day

Tuesday, October 11 @6:30PM Erev Kol Nidre Service at BRJC, Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Brooklyn. Wednesday, October 12 9:00am Yom Kippur Service. BRING YOUR FAMILY–Family Service 0-5 years, siblings, caregivers at 10:00am. Children’s Program 6-13years-11:00am-1:00pm. YISKOR Service at 12 noon. Hear the story of Jonah & the Whale–4:30PM Mincha/Neilah Service. Questions: 718-836-3103/office@brjc.org.

Oct
14
Fri
Winard Harper & Jeli Posse with Denise Thimes at On Stage at Kingsborough @ Kingsborough Community College Lighthouse
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm
Winard Harper & Jeli Posse with Denise Thimes at On Stage at Kingsborough @ Kingsborough Community College Lighthouse  |  |  |

Enjoy wine, cheese, spectacular views, and world-class jazz at The Lighthouse!
With Special Guest Vocalist Denise Thimes

Master drummer Winard Harper and his group Jeli Posse will play jazz standards and joyful compositions steeped in the traditions of African roots and Caribbean rhythms.

Winard Harper is one of the most celebrated drummers in jazz. A virtuoso on the drum set as well as the balafon (the West African equivalent of the marimba), he has appeared across the country, from the Kennedy Center to Yoshi’s.

Guest vocalist Denise Thimes is a multi-award-winning jazz vocalist who has shared the stage with such jazz greats as Tony Bennett, Jimmy Heath, and Dr. Billy Taylor.

Oct
15
Sat
Second Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology Event @ Park Plaza Restaurant
Oct 15 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Second Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology Event @ Park Plaza Restaurant |  |  |

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:

Second Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology Book Event

Saturday, October 15 at 2:30 p.m.

Park Plaza Restaurant
220 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn Hts., NY 11201
718-596-5900

Free Admission— OPEN MIC

FACEBOOK EVENT

https://www.facebook.com/events/1036761473039247/

SUBWAYS: 2, 3 to Clark St. A, C to High St. 4, 5 to Borough Hall

Brownstone Poets has been inspiring poetry in Brooklyn since 2005. We strive to be unique and diverse, and we welcome a multitude of styles and forms. We would like to thank this year’s fifty-two reader-contributors listed below, as well as our loyal attendees. Without their love for, and dedication to, our reading series, this anthology would not have been possible.

We would also like to honor this year’s guest poet, Evie Ivy, and pay tribute to our fellow poets, Cynthia Toronto and Michael Walsh, who passed away this past year.

This collection of poetry, infused with Brooklyn imagery, is our contribution to the vibrant creative spirit in the Borough of Kings.

The list of readers from this anthology is growing, as well as the excitement!

Dear contributors, you can read at both events if you like. You can read either from the anthology or both. Remember, time is more restrictive at the library and most keep it to three minutes or less. For those contributors who have never rec’d their comp copy, you can pick it up at the reading.

Additional books on sale for $11

OASIS SINGLES FALL CELEBRATION @ OASIS SINGLES FALL CELEBRATION
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm

OASIS SINGLES ANNUAL FALL CELEBRATION
Single adults of all ages and from all walks of life from throughout the tri- state area will gather together for a fun evening featuring a buffet dinner and dessert. Event begins with dinner at 6 pm and ends at 10 pm. There will be special music, relevant discussion with q and a and lots of time to make new friends! If you’re tired of the singles scene this is the place for you. Come visit us in our new location. Lefferts Park Church, 7524-14th Ave. For directions visit:CompleteinChrist.com Admission is $15 at the door. Tickets cannot be reserved ahead of time. We suggest you get there early. This is our last event of the year. Come by yourself or with friends. OASIS is a very friendly place.

Oct
16
Sun
SUKKOT: P[IZZA IN THE HUT at BRJC @ Bay Ridge Jewish Center
Oct 16 all-day

Sunday, October 16 at 2:00PM Bay Ridge Jewish Center, Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Brooklyn-Gather at our Sukkah for pizza & fun while learning about the traditions of Sukkot .Services continue Monday October 17 and Tuesday, October 18 at 10AM.

Brooklyn Greenway Half & 5K @ Red Hook
Oct 16 @ 8:00 am
Brooklyn Greenway Half & 5K @ Red Hook

On October 16, 2016, experience the Brooklyn Waterfront like never before at the only half marathon and 5K exclusively held on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway.

Take in unique and memorable urban views including the skylines of midtown and lower Manhattan, the iconic Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges, and run through city, state and industrial parks including Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

By participating in The Brooklyn Greenway Half & 5K, you will be supporting Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, the non profit organization committed to the development, establishment and long term stewardship of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. When complete, this 14-mile landscaped route for pedestrians, runners and cyclists will connect neighborhood parks and open spaces from Greenpoint to Bay Ridge.

Living Threads Photo Exhibit & Discussion: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It @ Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Living Threads Photo Exhibit & Discussion: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It @ Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator |  |  |

Join photographer, researcher and storyteller, Eric Mindling, as he provides us with a glimpse into his historical documentary project, Living Threads: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It that looks at the grand diversity of styles of traditional dress and the people who wear them in Oaxaca, Mexico. From sweeping portraiture, insights into a changing world and the sharing of his personal motives to undertake this two year project, Mindling opens our eyes to a wondrous land and people.

Oct
17
Mon
WME Presents: The Together Tour @ Brooklyn Academy of Music
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm
WME Presents: The Together Tour @ Brooklyn Academy of Music |  |  |

What: Together is nationwide un-conference unlike any other. A spirited gathering with a clear intent: to unite people across backgrounds and generations to support, inspire, and elevate one another to make meaningful change in the world. With tickets starting at only $25, our un-conference will feature diverse, honest and heartfelt speakers sharing their stories and celebrating the real, vulnerable and imperfect moments that define us. We know how powerful we become when we join together and invite you to come together with us this fall.

Who: The speakers on stage at Together won’t tell you the right way to live, but instead share their stories, offering wisdom, kindness, and direction along the way. The Together Tour is headlined and co-created by:

• Glennon Doyle Melton, NY Times Bestselling Author of Carry On, Warrior and the forthcoming memoir, LOVE WARRIOR and the founder of Momastery.com & the nonprofit Together Rising.,
• Seane Corn, internationally celebrated yoga teacher, impassioned global activist and co-founder of Off the Mat, Into the World®
• Valarie Kaur, award-winning filmmaker, civil rights lawyer, Sikh thought leader, activist & entrepreneur
• Dr. Jacqui Lewis, activist, author, and Senior Minister at Middle Collegiate Church in NYC

Additional surprise celebrity guests and influencers will join the Together Tour.

Oct
21
Fri
SHABBAT IN THE SUKKAH at BRJC @ Bay Ridge Jewish Center
Oct 21 all-day

Friday, October 21 T 6:30pm Welcome in Shabbat at BRJC, Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Brooklyn while sitting in our decorat3ed Sukkah. COME BACK Saturday, October 22 at 9:00am for Shabbat in the Sukkah–Kiddush in sukkah following services

Oct
24
Mon
BRJC joins Brooklyn Jewish Community at Grand Army Plaza @ BRJC
Oct 24 all-day

Monday, October 24 at 7:00PM join the BRJC as we combine with Brooklyn Jewish Community at Grand Army Plaza to celebrate Simchat Torah–Ha’kafot, singing and dancing with the Torah, all ages.

SHEMINI ATYZERET at Bay Ridge Jewish Center @ Bay Ridge Jewish Center
Oct 24 all-day

Monday, October 24 at 10:00am at Bay ridge Jewish Center, Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Brooklyn—includes Yiskor.

Oct
25
Tue
SIMCHAT TORAH at BRJC @ Bay Ridge Jewish Center
Oct 25 all-day

Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00AM SIMCHAT TORAH @ BRJC Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Brooklyn -Ha’kafot ,Singing and dancing with the Torah. All ages encouraged!

Oct
29
Sat
BK Block Parties: DJ Mikey Palms @ Albee Square
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Starting in July, we are kicking off our BK Block Parties in conjunction with our Albee Square Farmer’s Market. Kick off the day with a family friendly concert and activities for the kids, and then get some shopping done at the Albee Square Outdoor Market.

July 9 – Rolie Polie Guacamole (plus face painter, balloons, etc.)
Aug 13 – Mario the Magician (plus extra activity TBD)
Sep 10 – Double bill: WonderSpark Puppets & Mil’s Trills (includes puppet workshop)
Oct 29 – DJ Mikey Palms (plus extra activity TBD)

Market: 10am-4pm
Performance: 10am-12pm

DOT family theater at On Stage at Kingsborough @ Kingsborough Community College Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm
DOT family theater at On Stage at Kingsborough @ Kingsborough Community College Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center  |  |  |

Maduixa Theatre – Direct from Spain!
Laia takes great care to erase any stains that appear on her big white wall but she could never imagine what would happen when Dot arrives! With a little bit of magic and a lot of imagination, Dot and Laia begin a journey across music and colors, turning a simple wall into the perfect setting to make their dreams come true.

DOT is a uniquely engaging performance in which dance, theatre, music, new technologies, and the inspiration of American artist Sol LeWitt combine to create a magical puzzle where everything is possible and a giant white wall is transformed into a world full of colors.

Meet the cast after the show!

Black Violin @ Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College
Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Black Violin @ Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College |  |  |

With past appearances including the Billboard Music Awards, three NFL Super Bowls, and performing for the troops in Iraq, this dynamic duo returns to take Brooklyn audiences by storm with their electrifying mash-up of R&B, hip-hop, and classical music.

Nov
5
Sat
Buenos Aires Tango @ Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College
Nov 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Buenos Aires Tango @ Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College |  |  |

Argentine tango company Estampas Portenas presents a spectacular new production celebrating the greatest artistic elements of Argentina, including the indomitable tango, the athletic malambo of the gauchos, and passionate musical styles ranging from soulful to celebratory,.

Nov
11
Fri
10th Annual Brooklyn Salsa Congress & Dance Festival @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple
Nov 11 @ 8:00 pm – Nov 12 @ 3:00 am
10th Annual Brooklyn Salsa Congress & Dance Festival @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple |  |  |

Proceeds from this event help support the Get Kids off The Streets Project. A Program that provides Educational Support, Character, Career, Professional Development, Performing & Visual Arts program & workshops. Every ticket sold, sponsors a child for 1 month of services.

Nov
13
Sun
Makers Art Market, Bay Ridge @ Bay Ridge Jewish Center
Nov 13 @ 11:00 am – Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm

Local Makers and Artists will sell Handcrafted, Original, One of a Kind Art. Wide variety of unique & creative items. Indoors at Bay Ridge Jewish Center, 4th Avenue & 81 Street, (“R” train to 77 Street). Come out & Support Local Makers and Artists. Free Admission, Refreshments Available. Want to sell? Call 646-247-6788 or brjcartmarket@gmail.com.

Nov
20
Sun
Tony Danza: Standards & Stories @ Walt Whitman Theatre at brooklyn College
Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tony Danza: Standards & Stories @ Walt Whitman Theatre at brooklyn College |  |  |

Equally at home on the small screen and the Broadway stage, Emmy nominated song-and-dance man Tony Danza combines selections from the Great American Songbook with storytelling, a dash of soft shoe, and a healthy dose of charisma.

Dec
11
Sun
The Colonial Nutcracker @ Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Colonial Nutcracker @ Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College |  |  |

An annual holiday favorite, Dance Theatre in Westchester performs its family-friendly version of Tchaikovsky’s ballet set in wintry colonial Yorktown, complete with a red-coated mouse army, an enchanted nutcracker prince, and simultaneous narration to help young audience members enjoy this timeless classic.