This exhibit connects work from 25 contemporary artists with historical African masquerade. 11 am–6 pm.
Inclusive space, children of all abilities can explore their senses. Welcoming environment for chilren with Autism Spectrum Disorder. 11:30 am.
Improve basic basketball skills with the Big and Little Skills Academy. Each clinic will include either yoga to enhance flexibility or flag football for agility training. Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages 8 to 17. Noon to 2 pm.
An exhibit of 12 Brooklyn-based artists exploring what happens when opposites collide. Noon–6 pm.
Sideshows by the Seashore is one of the last in the USA where you can experience the thrill of a traditional circus sideshow. They’re here, they’re real and they’re alive -- see freaks, wonders and human curiosities! The performance goes on all day, so stop by for 45 minutes to get the whole experience. 1–8 pm.
This educational, multi-sport fitness program is designed to get children, ages six to 10, to be active in their local parks. The “Get Up & Go!” program gives kids the chance to learn about health, nutrition and fitness while having a blast with their friends. Instructors help youngsters increase their core skills such as running, throwing and strength training, while motivating them through contests, races and obstacle courses. Each week children will develop techniques to lead a healthy lifestyle. Registration required. 1 pm to 4 pm.
Garden beds are filled with plants featured in the favorite recipes of the chefs from Mario Batali’s restaurants. Kids can explore the gardens to solve Mario’s Menu Mystery. 1:30 pm to 6 pm.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park and visit the giant aquarium filled with East River critters, the reading corner and so much more. Open hours 3 pm to 5 pm.
Glide along the waters - children under 18 must have a guardian or parent present. No experience necessary. 5:30 pm to 6:30pm.
Free admission to the museum’s many exhibits and galleries every Thursday evening, sponsored by Squarespace. 6– 10 pm.
Sycamore opens its garden to diverse, fun, and always fresh pop-up vendors. 6–10:30 pm.
Get a view of the Manhattan skyline from Brooklyn Bridge Park while you spread a blanket and watch the film. Movies begin at sunset. 6 pm.
Twist and shout with the Bay Ridge crooner Martin McQuade and pianist Pete Sokolow- Celebrate the idols of the 50’s and 60’s - Elvis is still in the building! 7 pm to 10 pm.
Park Slope author Anna Solomon reads from her novel about families in Prohibition-era New England. 7 pm.
The podcast about creative entrepreneurs welcomes locals featured in its upcoming season, including Field Apothecary‘s Dana Eudy, Pablo and Veronica from Dr. Cow, Grace Colón from Piel NYC, and painter Antony Zito. 7 pm.
A concert by world-class musicians. Refreshments will be served. 7 pm.
The local sci-fi author C. A. Higgins celebrates the release of her new novel, "Supernova," with editor and friend Tricia Narwani. Listen to them discuss the story of Ananke, the richly complex humanoid that resulted from a computer virus. 7 pm.
The crooner sings the hits of the teen idols of the 1950s and ’60s. 7–10 pm.
An evening of performances by guitarists working loosely within the American Primitive idiom. 7 pm.
Join some of the borough’s top ice cream makers for a look at the history, mechanics, and future of ice cream cones, sundaes, and sandwiches in Brooklyn. Moderated by historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman. 7 pm.
A night of jazz music, as part of BRIC’s Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. 7:30 pm.
Shakespeare’s classic play about the villainous Duke of Gloucester. 7:30 pm.
A devised physical theatre piece, this performance explores what happens when four performers are asked what it means to fight as men, to cry as women. 8 pm.
Come see the stars, planets and the moon from the park. 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm.
A celebration of Miz Bush, with drag, burlesque, and a dance party 9:30 pm.
This outdoor photography exhibition features artists from around the world and their visual narratives of home, streets, people, creatures, nature, and play from all around the globe.
Hosted by the Italian American Organization it is open for all children. 8 am to 1:15 pm.