24/Seven

Friday, June 5, 2009

Williamsburg

S.L.A.M. Warehouse sends in the clowns to fight recession

A Williamsburg party seeks to turn the frown wrought by the current economic climate upside down by bringing the circus to town and sending in the clowns. Comment.
Williamsburg

The art of nourishing young minds at McCarren Park

In addition to featuring more established D.I.Y. artists, Artists & Fleas’ “Market in McCarren,” which runs every Saturday through the summer, has the additional benefit of providing a venue for Williamsburg’s more up−and−coming artists. Comment.
Williamsburg

Art for Social Justice at El Puente

Hector Calderon, principal of El Puente Academy of peace and justice, eloquently summed up a central tenet of El Puente, the North Brooklyn community organization. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Grease is still the word in Brooklyn

Stellar students stole the show when they took to the stage for a rollicking performance of “Grease” at Middle School 51. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Farmers market

With twice as many vendors, the Sunday Farmers Market in Park Slope, held on Fifth Avenue between Third and Fourth streets every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., will be a one−stop−shop for neighborhood residents this season. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Russian cultural festival

As part of the monthlong Seventh Annual Russian Heritage Festival, June 1−30, the Russian American Foundation is holding two community events at Asser Levy Seaside Park, Ocean Parkway & Seabreeze Avenue, in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

PAL health fair

The Police Athletic League (PAL) Miccio Headstart Center will hold its annual health fair for Head Start and other families in Red Hook, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pal Miccio Center, 120 West Ninth Street. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Summer festival

The Urban Assembly Academy of Arts & Letters, a third−year public middle school in Fort Greene, invites families and community members to attend its 2nd Annual SummerFest on June 20th, from 12 to 3 p.m. at the school located at 225 Adelphi Street. Comment.
Kings Courier

P.S. 207 students shine bright in the spotlight

Starry−eyed students engaged rapt visitors with their showmanship during a spring concert at Public School 207. Comment.
Kings Courier

P.S. 255 celebrates music and poetry

Public School 255’s favorite BookPAL, actor Paul Hecht and fellow musicians brought music and poetry to the school as a culmination to National Poetry Month. Comment.
Flatbush

BK goes medieval!

Just call it Aviator Sports & Recreation−shire! Comment.
Flatbush

Frolicking fun at flat bid fest

Spring spectacles abounded in the nabe when the Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District held a street fair, featuring fun for the whole family. Comment.
Canarsie

Annual Holocaust observance coming

The Holocaust Memorial Committee’s 25th Annual Gathering & Exhibit will be held at 12 p.m., June 14 at Holocaust Memorial Park, Shore Boulevard and Emmons Avenue at the foot of Sheepshead Bay. Comment.
Canarsie

Canarsie calls stars back to gridiron

Gridiron gladiators locked friendly horns and wowed the crowd with their skills and showmanship during an alumni football game at Canarsie High School. Comment.
Canarsie

Lutheran Church invites new members

Classes will be starting for Bay Ridge residents to join Bethlehem Lutheran Church, one of Brooklyn’s most active and growing Lutheran churches. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Local Produce Festival: a bounty of neighborhood fun

Are you coming to the revel? Comment.
Bay News

Block party fever grips residents of Devon Avenue

How do Brooklynites ring in the start of summer? Comment.
Parenting

Get in on the great goings−on at Prospect Park

Here’s a list of all the special events and ongoing events this month at Prospect Park, Brooklyn’s favorite greenspace. Comment.
Parenting

Free ‘Together in NY Community Festival’

As part of the monthlong Seventh Annual Russian Heritage Festival, June 1−30, the Russian American Foundation is holding two community events at Asser Levy Seaside Park, Ocean Parkway & Seabreeze Avenue, in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn Comment.
Bay News

10th annual Jimmy McElroy 5K run

The Good Shepherd Sports 10th Annual 5K Run⁄Walk in memory of Jimmy McElroy will be held June 20, rain or shine. Comment.
Bay News

18th Annual Bay Fest comes to Emmons Avenue

Sheepshead Bay overflowed with family−friendly fun as spring revelers celebrated the borough’s liquid jewel by heading for Bay Fest 2009. Comment.
Bay News

Barbershop chorus

The Brooklyn Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is hosting open house rehearsals at 7:45 p.m., June 22. Comment.

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