Saturday: Ice Festival: 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Celebrate winter and revel in the Park’s beauty as you watch artists from Okamoto Studio carve the Park’s best known architectural gems of Bethesda Terrace into ice sculptures. Learn about the park’s design and restoration from Conservancy experts, and warm up with hot chocolate. Bethesda Terrace in Central Park. Floating Kabarette featuring aerial and acrobatic feats, a late-night dance party. Galapagos Art Space, 16 Main St. at Water Street, http://www.galapagosartspace.com Saturday, Jan. 18, 10:30 pm, Saturday, Jan. 25, 10:30 pm, $25 ($20 in advance).
Sunday: Electronic Waste Recycling 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Get rid of your old electronics the environmentally sound way. The Lower East Side Ecology Center is bringing its “After the Holidays” E-waste Event to Prospect Park to help you responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets. Prospect Park West & Third Street in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Martin Luther King Day celebration: Potluck breakfast followed by African drumming performance led by Sounds of Afrika. Kings Bay Y-North Williamsburg, 14 Hope St. between Roebling and Havemeyer Streets, http://tinyurl.com/nyr5wws 10 am and free. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Candlelight Vigil for Peace hosted by Peace Action Bay Ridge Interfaith.Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7420 Fourth Ave., http://www.panys.org/BR 7 pm and free.
Monday: Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute: artists and civic leaders commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. King, with keynote speaker Angela Davis. Brooklyn Academy of Music • 30 Lafayette Ave. between Ashland Place and St. Felix Street, http://www.bam.org 10:30 am and free.