Saturday and Sunday events

All events are in Bklyn unless noted and most free. Saturday: World’s Largest Conga Line on Ice try to set the world’s record,
10 am, $15. Ticket price includes skate rental, and will benefit Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society, LeFrak Center at Lakeside, 171 East Dr. at Ocean Avenue.  Ultimate Fighting Screening of the Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo title fight, broadcast live from Las Vegas, 10 pm, $10, Paddy’s of Park Slope, 273 13th St. between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Brooklyn Museum events all free with $16 museum admission: Race in Caribbean Art with scholars and artists discuss how Oller and his contemporaries used art to address issues of race in the Caribbean during a tumultuous era, 1-3 pm, 200 Eastern Pkwy. at Washington Avenue. Also Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World, Wednesdays and Fridays – Sundays, 11 am–6 pm, Thursdays, 11 am–10 pm until Sunday, Jan. 3. Also at the museum is Agitprop shows use of power and politically engaged art, through more than 50 contemporary projects and artwork from five moments of historical urgency, in mediums ranging from photography, film, banners, songs, to web platforms same hours as above. Walk the windows displays  along Atlantic Avenue with special events in select stores, tasty treats and live music including holiday caroling, 11 am–7 pm, Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue at Atlantic Avenue. Happy Hanukkah event including singing the Dreidel Song, practice spinning a real dreidel, and make a project to take home, Saturday and Sunday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave. at St. Marks Avenue, free with museum admission.  Holiday train show with 8 types of electric trains weaving in and out of four hand-made scenes. The second floor will house a play space for the younger visitors where they can watch a film and play with wooden tracks and trains. Children have an opportunity to make a craft train to take home ($3 materials fee), 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, admission, $3 ($2 children), Brooklyn Free School, 372 Clinton Ave. at Lafayette Avenue. The Vienna Boys Choir at BC with holiday standards, 8 pm, $36-$45 (possibly there is a student discount), Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College.  The Groove Barbers’ Acapella Holiday Show is free music from a variety of genres, 9:30 pm, BAM Cafe, 30 Lafayette Ave. between Ashland Place and St. Felix Street.

Sunday: Sounds of Reggae starring Shaggy, 7 pm, starting at $79, Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave. between Beverly Road and Tilden Avenue. Brooklyn Cookie Takedown at the Bell House, 12:00 pm, $20, The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, 514 Union St. Brooklyn Children’s Museum events: Heart and Seoul: Korea, ride Hallyu (the Korean Wave), Tuesdays – Sundays, 10 am to 5 pm until Sunday, Jan. 3, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave. at St. Marks Avenue, free with museum admission. Sounds of the Season music from Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa traditions and create your own percussion instrument to carol in the streets or play at home, 11 am to noon, RSVP requested. http://www.brooklynkids.org. Free Holiday Concert with the Kingsborough Musical Society Chorus and the Brooklyn Community Wind Ensemble and Concert Band team up to offer a selection of holiday favorites, along with an Irving Berlin medley, 2 pm, Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Blvd. at Oxford Street. Urban Mannerism artist Frank Morrison Opening Reception as he discusses his Graffiti series, 3 pm, House of Art Gallery, 408 Marcus Garvey Blvd. between Halsey and Macon Streets.

 

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