visitors of all ages are invited to design and build with an array of blocks including Magna-Tiles, Imagination Playground, Kapla Planks, and more. Block play supports critical social and cognitive skills in early childhood- everything from team building, creative thinking and problem solving to spatial reasoning and pre-engineering concepts. Different scales of blocks enable hands of all sizes to build and be challenged.2 pm to 5:30 pm.
A group of exhibit of work that moves and shifts beneath one’s gaze.6–9pm.
The Camera of the Month Club presents an exhibit of photos that explore physical and metaphorical space.7–10 pm.
An immersive multimedia theatrical experience about a skiing legend who sabotages his career, told through music videos and live action.7 , 9, and 11 pm.
For the closing night of The String Orchestra of Brooklyn’s String Theories Festival, the Argus String Quartet presents an evening of old and new works for string quartet.7 pm.
The Prospect Park Alliance is having a bash all weekend long. Lola Star skates off at the Lefrak Center. 21 and over please.7 pm to 10 pm.
A night of dinner, drinks, friendship, and raffle prizes to support Bay Ridge’s Joe Panebianco, who is battling ALS.7 pm.
A release party for Orkan Telhan’s book about the nature of signatures in art and design.7 pm.
A community discussion to explore ways to take action to impact immigration, healthcare, food security and the environment.7 pm.
The dance group celebrates its 30th anniversary with three dances representing the past, present, and future of the company.7:30 pm.
Violence and betrayal, angels and prophets, villains and kings...and chickens. This epic production by Liars & Believers swings from absurd buffoonery to high tragedy, with kinetic physicality, silliness, swords, and a live synthwave score. The show runs 90 minutes (no intermission) with live music, clowning, physical theatre, and swordplay.8 pm.
Told through the eyes of a little girl and her cat, this play tells the true story of British townsfolk and the African American soldiers sent to rehearse the Normandy invasion from their shores.8 pm.
Butoh dancers pay homage to Coney Island’s history, along with burlesque dancers and performance artists.8 pm.
The Ukrainian painter Milton Resnick (1917-2004) would have been 100 this year. Celebrate his legacy and renown place in historical American Abstract Expressionist movement with a short film about his life, followed by a discussion and viewing of his work.8 pm.
This play by Rick Burkhardt ("Three Pianos," “The Great Hymn of Thanksgiving”) conjures an America in which the government sends its teenagers to camps to undergo rigorous education in sexual experience. The show is a public discussion featuring campers and counselors sharing memories and dispelling myths around this successful,and controversial, public health initiative.8 pm.
The internationally-acclaimed duo brings together 25 phenomenal musicians, vocalist, and dancers to celebrate the release of their groundbreaking new album, "Intrinsic."8:30 pm.
Part of the free performance series featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world, pop, and more.9 pm.
Celebrate infamous DJ Nicky Siano’s birthday! Let the master of disco soul -- and the last original resident DJ from Studio 54 -- take you on a journey to the beginnings of NYC nightlife culture with a night of music and dancing.10 pm–4 am.
Celebrate Nicky Siano’s 62nd birthday! Feel the magic on the dance floor while the master of disco soul takes you on a journey to the beginnings of NYC nightlife culture.10 pm–4 am.
Drake and Future are two of the biggest rappers in the game right now -- come pay tribute with a night of covers, dancing, and music.11:59 pm.
Children make inspired artwork. Learn about Kehinde Wiley, Titus Kaphar, Alma thomas and Ebony Patterson.10 am to noon.
Celebrate the Parks 150th anniversary with nature exploration;10 am to 1 pm.
Join the Alliance and Baseball Association for the youth league parade to start the baseball season; The Brooklyn Atlantics host an exhibition game and celebrate the Park’s 150th anniversary; and then the fair begins with family activities, refreshments and fun.10 am to 3 pm.
The show features thousands of orchids in a classic Thai garden setting. The grand centerpiece of the design will be the façade of a sala, a traditional pavilion used for shade and relaxation, with a signature sweeping gabled roofline festooned with exquisite orchids.10 am to 6pm.
Get your hands dirty while learning about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront. Come build puzzles, color postcards of the Brooklyn bridge, draw waterfront murals, try on kid-sized uniforms, and play with World War II-era tools from the Brooklyn Navy Yard, all while having family-friendly fun.10 am.
The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre presents three classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen "The Princess and the Pea," “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and “The Ugly Duckling.” For children ages 3 to 9.10:30 am and 2 pm.
The iconic feminist artist’s first retrospective, highlighting her technical virtuosity and examination of some of our deepest cultural impulses, compulsions, and fantasies.11 am–6 pm.
A new look at the renowned modernist artist and her self-crafted public persona.11 am–6 pm.