Rebecca Vigil and Evan Kaufman interview a couple in the audience and improvise a musical based on their relationship. 7:30 pm.
America’s go-to guy for foraging leads one of his world-famous foraging tours of Prospect Park. A great abundance of edible and medicinal wild plants and mushrooms makes this park a great place for foraging in late summer. 11:45 am.
Colin O’Brien and Michael Wolf host a comedy show about the greatest American novels never written. With Isaac Oliver, Cole Escola, Aaron Jackson, and Amber Nelson. 8 pm.
Frank Romano reads from his book about his efforts to promote understanding and cooperation between Jews, Muslims, and Christians. 7 pm.
Ophira Eisenberg and Emily Flake present comedy from humans who are rearing other humans. With Kate Tellers, Nick Stevens, Adira Amram, Robin Hazel, and Caroline Rhea — unless someone’s kid gets sick. 8 pm.
A documentary about a community’s fight to restore the largest open space in New York City. The director will attend the screening. 6:30 pm.
The Annual Brooklyn ®T.E.A.L. Walk/Run, NYC’s largest event spreading awareness and raising money specifically for ovarian cancer, takes place every September during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Participants of our Brooklyn ®T.E.A.L. Walk/Run include survivors, caregivers, families, friends and the general public who come together to raise awareness of and promote a cure for Ovarian Cancer. We celebrate those who’ve battled the disease during our ®T.E.A.L. Survivor Ceremony. Throughout the day, there is entertainment along with educational booths and fun activities for the whole family. Thousands of people participate in this amazing event. The 2.5 mile Walk is non competitive, but the 5K Run is timed so that winners can be announced. This event is rain or shine ! 8am–1pm.
The annual event raising money for ovarian cancer prevention hosts a non-competitive walk and a timed 5K run, educational booths, and fun activities for the whole family. 8 am–1 pm.
New York’s only bicycle flea market returns to Park Slope, Brooklyn. Find a used or new bike for the upcoming season, bike accessories and more! The flea market offers new and used bicycles, bicycle accessories, bicycle collectibles, clothing and other bicycle treasures. Bike prices start around $50 and go up from there. Times up! and Recycle a Bike and other bicycle non-profits will be there to help you test ride bikes before you buy! 10 am to 4 pm.
G. Johnson, author of the children’s book "Seacoo!" and dancer Dwana A. Smallwood host a Barnes & Nobel Bookfair. 1 pm.
Celebrate the tenth season of ConnectionWork’s critically acclaimed jazz music series, and help ensure it keeps going! The event will feature many of the outstanding artists who have performed in the series, as well as food and drinks. 7–10 pm.
Listen to Sergio Ruzzier (creator of This is Not a Picture Book), read from his sweet picture book about the joy and power of reading, Duck learns that even books without pictures can be fun. RSVP requested. 11:30 am.
Social media pro Caleigh Darragh spills the secrets about bringing companies to the next level by developing creative social media strategies that significantly increase presence and reach on multiple platforms. 9:30–11 am.
A variety show featuring NYC’s best performers sharing their work and the things they love. With Chris Duffy, Maeve Higgins, Phil Kaye, The Westerlies, and Pretty Good Friends. 7:30 pm.
Shana Corey (author of Secret Subway) reads from this fascinating and little-known true story of New York City’s first subway. RSVP requested. 11:30 am.
Elanna Allen (creator of Poor Little Guy) What do you do when you’re so tiny that the bigger creatures in the ocean think you might even taste adorable? There’s just one solution… Keep a HUGE surprise up your sleeve! RSVP requested. 11:30 am.
Kelly Barnhill reads from her new young adult fantasy novel. 4 pm.
The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz -The bestselling author of A Tale Dark and Grimm takes on medieval times in an exciting and hilarious new adventure about history, religion…and farting dragons. Meet the author at this special book event! RSVP requested. 4 pm.