LEIMAY returns using string installations that use tension and suspension in order to create a sense of expansion and collapse of space to present outdoor space as places of contemplation, rebirth, and regeneration.
Exploring the social history and cultural significance of the footwear, "The Rise of Sneaker Culture" exhibits approximately 150 pairs of sneakers from modest forms from the mid-nineteenth century to high-end sneakers of this decade.
NESH: Mind, Body, Soul launches their yoga classes, open to participants of all levels. 7 am, 8:30 am, 10 am.
"In Search" is a multimedia exhibition exploring artists’ roles in investigating, navigating and mitigating income inequality. 9 am–3 pm.
Children are encouraged to explore science through slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, sand boxes, and more, weather permitting. 9:30 am–5 pm.
For boys and girls ages 6 to 16 who are interested in joining a league for the 2015-2016 season. 10 am–noon.
New York Transit Museum hosts an exhibition celebrating the Verrazano Bridge’s 50th anniversary. Attractions include a timeline of the bridge’s construction, documentation and first-person perspectives of the construction, and notes and sketches from Robert Moses’ office. 10 am–4 pm.
Neil Goldberg’s "Wind Tunnel" is an intimate portrait of the New York City subway system capturing the movement of people’s hair thrown by the powerful blast of air that precedes an oncoming train. 10 am–6 pm.
The newly renovated area is open and features new species, new exhibits , and a domestic petting zoo. 10 am – 5 pm.
A beautiful, huge crystal nautilus shell with 30 grand luminescent fish, takes riders on an aquatic journey. 10 am to 10 pm.
Pitch, shoot and score with the city’s new program. Each day you can take your pick of what activity meets your fancy. Registration is required by e-mail. 10 am – 6 pm.
Through the magic of patterns found in nature and hands-on activities featuring objects from BCM’s 29,000 cultural and natural science collection, the exhibit promotes concepts of math and science through hands-on learning experiences. 10 am–5 pm.
Educator Polly Desjarlais entertains children with games, stories and fun. For children 2 to 5 with an adult. 10:15 am.
Anderson Zaca’s photo collection celebrates New Yorkers across races and classes, sharing regional pride from different neighborhoods through the lens of the NYC block party. 11 am–6 pm.
This collaboration between Brooklyn-based artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller features immersive environments that invite visitors to engage with the work, and to question consumer culture, religious traditions, and the urban environment. 11 am–10 pm.
Meryl Meisler’s "Purgatory & Paradise: SASSY ’70s Suburbia & The City juxtaposes" intimate images of home life on Long Island alongside NYC street and night life. 11 am–midnight.
The Rise of Sneaker Culture is the first exhibition to explore the complex social history and cultural significance of the footwear now worn by billions of people throughout the world. The exhibition, which includes approximately 150 pairs of sneakers, looks at the evolution of the sneaker from its beginnings to its current role as status symbol and urban icon. 11 am–10 pm.
BHS’s photography and correspondence collection reveals the personal stories of Brooklyn soldiers and their families during the American Civil War, uncovering tales that are often moving, light-hearted, and tragic at the same time. Noon– 5 pm.
Oil painter Theo Mighty offers a modern take on famous images. Noon–6 pm.
Brooklyn Historical Society’s exhibition tells the story of the creation of the Brooklyn sewer system through a historical look at four corners of Kings County: Flatlands, Bushwick, Coney Island, and Fort Greene. Noon–5 pm.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation. Noon–4 pm.
The Jewish Children’s Museum opens its annual summer safety event with “Safety City”, a mini-city road course that lets children practice safe street behaviors both as drivers on pedal go-carts and as pedestrians. 12:30 pm.
This sculpture by Lennox Warner is constructed from consumer items found floating in the ocean. 1–6 pm.
JASA Luna Park Senior Center holds computer classes for seniors, open to those of all levels. 1–2 pm.
Visit the Everett Children’s Garden to explore the the world of Frida Kahlo, with puppet theater, kitchen demos and fun activities. 1:30 pm to 6 pm.
The family garden is bussing with honeybees and pollinators. 1:30 pm to 6 pm.
Children explore the "Dinner del Giorno" garden beds with classic Italian ingredients; Have fun with Mario’s mystery menu game and hear Kitchen tales from the staff at Batali & Bastianich Hospitality group. 1:30 pm to 6 pm.