Saturday/Sunday events

New site to watch sports on the computer. events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Some Friday events previously posted are Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday:  Hope and A Future, Celebration of Haiti, with live performances, an open marketplace and an outdoor water walk, 12–5 pm, BRIC Arts Media House, 647 Fulton St. at Rockwell Place. The Freedom Riders 1961 Opening Reception is an exhibition by artist Charlotta Janssen paying tribute to these courageous individuals who came together for a human cause, 6 pm, Richard Beavers Gallery, 408 Marcus Garvey Blvd. between Halsey and Macon Streets. Viking Fest 2016 with performances by accordionist, Viking themed activities, re-enactments of medieval sword play, food, 10 am to 5 pm, Owl’s Head Park,  Park House, 69th St. and Colonial Road. Brooklyn Bike Rave as you bedazzle your bike, put on your craziest outfit, and take a glowtastic night ride along the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, from Greenpoint to Red Hook, 7 pm, $35, Newtown Barge Playground, Commercial Street at Dupont Street. Brooklyn Bike Jumble to find a used or new bike, buy accessories and more at the flea market, 10 am to 4 pm, Old Stone House, 336 Third St., Fifth Avenues. Living Water Explorations at Prospect Park, dipping for snails, leeches, and dragon fly nymphs, water testing kits and pond dip nets will be provided. Meet at the Prospect Park Boathouse, 10:30 am, Prospect Park Audubon Center, enter park at Lincoln Road and Ocean Avenue. Puss in Boots at the PuppetMobile, 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Wingate Park, Brooklyn Ave. and Fenimore Street. 6/15 Green Spring Festival, plant sale, bake sale, live music; children’s activities, face painting,  11 am – 7 pm, rain date Sunday,  6/15 Green Community Garden, Sixth Ave. and 15th Street. Scout Day – Science in Motion Day with museum educators and learn about the science involved in problem solving on an aircraft carrier. Be inspired by the machines and inventions—from aircraft elevators to steam catapults—that have made advancements in aviation and life at sea possible. Workshops between 11 am to 2:30 pm, call for ticket prices, Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum, Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Avenue, NY.  Touch-a-Truck Brooklyn with a wide variety of emergency vehicles, construction equipment, and vintage vehicles. Food trucks, a bouncy house, music, and free activities round out the day, 12–5 pm, $8, PS 295, 18th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. Cherry Blossom Festival, 12–4 pm, with live music, performances, games, exhibitions, face painting and more, inspired by Japanese culture FLOW Grand Opening, which features five new site-specific installations by artists, in partnership with the Bronx Museum’s Artist in the Marketplace program (AIM), Field 62 – 63 in Randall’s Island Park, Manhattan, you need to take a ferry there. It’s My Estuary Day at Coney Island Creek in Kaiser Park, 8 am-3 pm. This event will include a coastal clean-up, tables representing environmental organizations, demonstrations of water chemistry techniques, oyster monitoring projects, seining, underwater robotics, diving demonstrations, and talks by ecologists and scientists.

Saturday and Sunday: Films in the park
Ninth Avenue International Food Festival with Bar Bacon, Poseidon Bakery, Amish Market and many more, enjoy arts and crafts as well as live performances from local entertainers, from 42nd to 57th Streets.
Roode Hoek”, “Wide Open”, and “Recycle” with 3 shows at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition: a celebration of the Red Hook’s Dutch past, a national juried show, and an exhibit of works in the re-use genre, 1–6 pm until Sunday, June 12, 499 Van Brunt St., near Reed Street and also  Unplugged in Red Hook, piano jazz, 1 pm.

Sunday: Asian American Heritage Festival, ceremony and performances celebrate Asian culture, noon, The Great Hall – Ellis Island, fee for ferry and admittance to Ellis Island,  Miracle Milk Stroll at Marine Park, 10 am, participants will stroll to help save the lives of premature and fragile babies by increasing awareness of and access to a mother’s own milk and donor milk in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), Marine Park, Avenue S at East 32nd Street. Basic canoeing led by a trained park ranger, 11 am to 2 pm, Prospect Park Audubon Center, enter park at Lincoln Road and Ocean Avenue. Love Thy Self Wellness Festival with local wellness professionals from both traditional and alternative healing. Some will offer health analysis and nutritional programs, 12 pm, C’Mon Everybody, 325 Franklin Ave. at Clifton Place.  Mermaid Lagoon Ocean Benefit-Royal Oceanic Review, nautical performances from circus pirates and burlesque mermaids, 8 pm–2 am, $15 ($10 in advance), House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave. at Jefferson Street. Summer on the Hudson: 15th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza, 12–5 pm, music, family-focused business, wellness activities, art, and activism to inspire all to find their voice and convey peace and equality. Music Lineup: Doo-Wop band, R&B, Soul, Jazz, Reggae, the Blues, Funk, Pier I in Riverside Park South, West 70th Street, Manhattan. Fad weekend market and flea is a pop-up fashion, art and design market, Sundays, 11 am–6 pm until Sunday, June 26, Issue Project Room, 22 Boerum Pl. at Livingston Street. “Speedy” Silent Film with Harold Lloyd’s last silent comedy, 12:30 pm, he visits 1927 Coney Island and drives Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium. It will have live piano accompaniment, Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza, between Eastern Parkway and Flatbush. Kingsborough (Community College) Musical Society Chorus Spring Concert, 2 pm, with a medley from “Fiddler on the Roof,” along with other favorites, 2001 Oriental Blvd. at Oxford Street. Bella Voce Singers 15th Anniversary Spring Concert in Bay Ridge, 3 pm, $15 ($11 students and seniors),  Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 7420 Fourth Ave. at 75th Street.



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