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9:00 am

Digital Profiling

August 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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 31 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 5, 2017
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 31 @ 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 »

Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 10, 2017
Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO,
55 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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This exhibition features the work of two dozen photographers whose images crisscross the Brooklyn shoreline, from Newtown Creek to Jamaica Bay. By picturing decades of Brooklyn’s coastal scenery, including its changing industrial and postindustrial environment, the exhibition presents dramatic panoramic vistas; spectacular aerial views; glimpses of popular recreational attractions, particularly in nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park … Continue reading Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront Find out more »

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

August 31 @ 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 »
2:00 pm

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

August 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

August 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until October 10, 2017
Environmental Education Center,
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more! In addition to Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays … Continue reading Ed Center Open Hours Find out more »
4:00 pm

Basketball Clinics

August 31 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until August 31, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2,
150 Furman St., Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Improve basic basketball skills with the Big and Little Skills Academy (BALSA) on Pier 2. Each clinic will include either yoga to enhance flexibility or flag football for agility training. ages 8-17 Find out more »

NY Harbor Scenes

August 31 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday and Saturday until October 28, 2017
Red Hook’s Showboat Barge,
290 Conover Street/Pier 44, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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Muralist and plein air painter Bill Mensching‘s  oil paintings of high surf, crashing waves, and stately vessels will grace the barge’s walls Saturday hours : 1 – 5 p.m. Find out more »
5:00 pm

Happy Hours @ MetroTech

August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until September 28, 2017
Summer Thursday evenings in Downtown Brooklyn are about to get happy! Happy Hours @ MetroTech will feature friendly ping pong tournaments in June, Double Dutch classes in July, and corn hole competitions in August. DJs will set the soundtrack for the evenings. Get a glass of wine or a beer outdoors at La Defense and … Continue reading Happy Hours @ MetroTech Find out more »
6:00 pm
Free

Live at the Archway: Underground System

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Archway in DUMBO,
251 East 32 Street, Brooklyn, NY 10016 United States
Live at the Archway is free performances + pop up gallery + interactive live art in a magical, only-in-DUMBO setting. Always free + all ages + rain or shine.   THIS WEEK we’ve got a band that Afrobeat says puts on “…a mind­blowing show–definitely not to be missed.”   ///////////THE BASICS   > Underground System … Continue reading Live at the Archway: Underground System Find out more »
Free

ImageDrink August

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Get some shelter from the dog days, meet new faces and break the ice with drawing games that will get your creative impulses firing. Berg’n will keep the drinks flowing, and ImageThink will provide the supplies and activities, which will involve team play, improv and some puzzle solving.   Find out more »
8:30 pm

Journey to the Stars

August 31 @ 8:30 pm
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Every week on Thursday until August 31, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Pier 6, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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On Thursday nights in July and August, members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will set up hi-powered telescopes for stargazing sessions that are free and open to the public. Weather permitting Find out more »
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