Courier Life’s



August, 2016





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Saturday, Sept. 5 (See map view)

Starting at the Dancing Crane Cafe, you will balance like a flamingo, run like an ostrich and crawl like a crocodile - 11 am – 3pm.

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–6 pm.

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.

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.

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. 11 am–6 pm.

God’s Children Production presents a family fun day. 11 am.

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. 11 am–5 pm.

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–6 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.

Drop your food scraps off for composting at a nearby community garden. No meat, fish, or dairy products. Noon–2 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.

Artist Rose Wong presents her solo show. Noon–6 pm.

This sculpture by Lennox Warner is constructed from consumer items found floating in the ocean. 1–6 pm.

Free English classes. Activities focusing on improving English speaking and comprehension skills through games, lessons and conversations, 1–2:30 pm.

Families with children 15 and younger learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and collect their own bait. 1 to 2pm and 3 to 4 pm.

Low-cost vaccinations for dogs and cats, sponsored by Luv My Pet. 1–2 pm.

Join in with staff and make a small sampler and play board games. 1–3 pm.

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals; Wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age. Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Bring binoculars and fields, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair. 1 pm to 2:30 pm.

Families with children 15 and younger join with a ranger and identify the more than 250 species of birds in the park. 1 to 2pm and 3 to 4 pm.

Low-cost vaccinations for dogs and cats, sponsored by Luv My Pet. 1:30–2:30 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.

Artists Cristian Bors and Marius Ritiu present an installation that explores politics, heritage, and the economy. 2–7 pm.

"The Full Moon at the Napping House" is on the agenda - this is the long companion to the classic, “The Napping House.” 2 pm.

This guided tour explores the vast 300-acre property along Brooklyn’s industrial waterfront, taking a close look at the Yard’s most intriguing historical sites. 2–4 pm.

Make tasty treats in the Lefferts wood burning hearth. Roll up your sleeves and help churn butter, grind corn and peel apples. We will be making herb butter for popcorn and apple pie for all to share. 2 pm to 4 pm.

Walk across the planks for a family friendly concert. 4 pm.

A night of PAN! A special night of musicianship featuring several local steelband groups competing for the 2015 championship. Get ready to lock in your vote! 7 pm.

Roy Pierre and Associates presents "The Jolly Roger" at their new mas camp location. Register and jump up with them for J’ouvert 2015. For more info call (718) 282-1229 or (718) 462-3764. 7 pm –1 am.

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