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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.
Oil painter Theo Mighty offers a modern take on famous images. Noon–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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The family garden is bussing with honeybees and pollinators. 1:30 pm to 6 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.
Artists Cristian Bors and Marius Ritiu present an installation that explores politics, heritage, and the economy. 2–7 pm.
Free relaxation and meditation class for seniors. 2 pm.
Kids receive a free book when they sign up, on their birthday, and every third week if they checkout two books per week. 2 pm.
Tweens and teens enjoy books, Nintendo and Playstation videogames, and music, while participating in Reading is Fundamental. 3:30–5 pm.
Kids earn free books. 3:30–5 pm.
Kids play games such as Connect 4, Uno, Clue, and Monopoly. 3:30–5 pm.
Join WIADCA and enjoy the finest Caribbean musician in one outdoor party. Performers include: Ricardo Drue (2015 Antigua Soca Monarch), Lyrikal (Trinidad), Skinny Fabulous (St. Vincent 2015 Soca & Power Monarch), Pressure Busspipe (Virgin Islands), Ravi B (Trinidad 2015 Chutney Soca Monarch) and headliners Bunji Garlin (2013 Soul Train Award recipient), Soca diva Fay-Ann Lyons & the Vikings Band, hosted by DJ Redman (107.9FM) and MC Wassy. 7 pm.
Artist Rose Wong presents her solo show. 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.
Sing karaoke in front of the Wonder Wheel! 7–11 pm.
The Friday night roller disco series, curated by Brooklyn’s own Lola Star, features on-rink performances, world-renowned DJs, and weekly dance competitions with prizes and giveaways. 7:30 pm.
Satellite Collective presents seven new dance works by choreographers Devin Alberda, Manuel Vignoulle, and Esme Boyce, featuring live music composed and performed by the Satellite Ensemble. 8 pm.
Big Lazy joins Barbes for First Friday jam sessions. 10 pm.
Tonight’s show, hosted by Kitty Nights, features live music, comedy, and vaudeville performances in addition to striptease acts. 10 pm.