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7:00 am

Bootcamp Wednesdays

August 30 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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Every week on Wednesday until August 30, 2017
Get pumped up for the day with a bootcamp work out. These 1-hour classes will focus on building strength, endurance,and stability. Classes will take place in front of 5 MetroTech. All necessary exercise equipment supplied. Find out more »
8:00 am

Double Dutch

August 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until August 30, 2017
Pier 2 Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Pier 2 Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Join Double Dutch Empire for OPEN ROPES a weekly double dutch jump rope session every Wednesday. OPEN ROPES is free and open to everyone of any age, skill, and jump style. Skilled instructors are on-hand to provide basic double dutch instruction in a fun block party environment Find out more »
9:00 am

Digital Profiling

August 30 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until August 31, 2017
Made In NY Media Center,
30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Digital Profiling explores the observed and projected self in both the digital and physical realms and subsequently invites the artist and viewer to interpret and/or project imagery as portrait. Works include visualizations that cross cultures, genders, conformity and identity. Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m – 6 p.m. Find out more »
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Food Drive

August 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until September 15, 2017
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
There are over a half million Jewish New Yorkers who live at or below the poverty line.  Please help them to begin 5778, our New Year with all types of kosher canned, nonperishable, sealed or packaged food.  Do you have extra canned tuna, sardines, peanut butter, or beans or other proteins to share? Come to … Continue reading Food Drive Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 3, 2017
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Tracing nearly 100 years of history, the Museum’s newest exhibit explores how the Second Avenue line fits into New York’s past, present, and future transportation landscapes. Saturday & Sunday hours 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

August 30 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The works of art in Infinite Blue feature blue in all its variety—a fascinating strand of visual poetry running from ancient times to the present day. In cultures dating back thousands of years, blue—the color of the skies—has often been associated with the spiritual but also signifies power, status, and beauty. The spiritual and material … Continue reading Infinite Blue Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

August 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and … Continue reading Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

August 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted … Continue reading The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Find out more »
1:00 pm
50 per person

Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until August 30, 2017
Unnamed Venue,
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Discover the cultural delights and delectable bites of Brooklyn on a culinary walking tour of the Williamsburg neighborhood. With a knowledgeable guide, delve into the rich culinary history of the area as you visit iconic institutions to sample tasty treats like home made ice cream and Best Pizza in Brooklyn. Pleasure your palate with seven … Continue reading Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour Find out more »
2:00 pm

Sarah Hickson: Sounds Unseen: A Photographic Memoir of The Calais Sessions

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 24, 2017
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Documents The Calais Session, a live music project among musicians living in the UK Shot between December 2015 and May 2016 in these migrant camps in northern France, the exhibition chronicles the evolution of this collaboration and celebrates a vital human connection forged through the common voice of music. Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri, 2-6pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-7pm Find out more »

Fox and His Friends (1975)

August 30 @ 2:00 pm
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Every day until August 31, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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German New Wave rebel Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s heart-shattering portrait of bad romance stars the director himself as the naïve Fox, a gay carnival worker who, after winning a small fortune in the lottery, finds himself drawn into a web of deceit by a manipulative bourgeois businessman (Chatel) See  www.BAM.org for schedule Find out more »
6:30 pm
Free

Works by Donovan Nelson

August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Medgar Evers College Library,
1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Donovan Nelson’s latest exhibition, The Students: A Study of Color and Light Completed 17 years ago, over a period of 5 days, the 34 portraits in the series were created from life at the beginning of Nelson’s teaching career.  With the exception of the one self-portrait, the subjects are Nelson’s former students, and the setting … Continue reading Works by Donovan Nelson Find out more »
7:30 pm

The Princess Bride

August 30 @ 7:30 pm
Nitehawk Cinema,
136 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of everyone’s favorite fairy tale, THE PRINCESS BRIDE, at our special one-night screening.   Find out more »
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