weekend events

All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Many are bars so check if under age. Many are bars so check if under age. If you can’t drink you might be able to eat there.

Earth Day Events, Movie in the Parks. Saturday, April 22: The Nest Project, 9 am-9 pm. Photographer Debbie Baxter will build a giant nest in Boerum Hill’s Wyckoff Bond Community Garden and photograph naked people in the nest on the next two weekends. Visit her site to schedule a photo session. 195 Wyckoff St. at Bond Street. CPR Training, 11 am to 2 pm, is a combination of chest compressions and rescue breathing (mouth-to- mouth resuscitation). If someone isn’t circulating blood or breathing adequately, CPR can restore circulation of oxygen-rich blood to the brain. RSVP  KingsBrook Jewish Medical Center (Best Health School), 585 Schenectady Ave. between Winthrop Street and Rutland Road. Neighborhood Concert, 7 pm, Founded by mezzo-soprano Carla Dirlikov Canales, The Canales Project’s hosts this event that features music and discussion in three fascinating segments with young activist-artists that include Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, a pianist and composer committed to social action through music; Mariela Shaker, a Syrian violinist born in Aleppo who uses music to raise awareness for the plight of her countrymen; and Andia Winslow, a Yale alumna and athlete who encourages young people and adults to maintain healthy and active lifestyles. National Sawdust, 80 North Sixth Street at Wythe Avenue.  Happy 100th Ella at BC, 8 pm, $36 to $55. Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Patti Austin celebrates the 100th birthday of the First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College. Tulip time at QBG.  Go looking for raptor nests with park rangers. Music in Motion, Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing, (Brooklyn Bridge), 4 pm.

Sunday, April 23: Vegan Pop-Up Market at Grand Bazaar NYC. 10 am. All profits are donated to neighboring public schools to support enrichment programs in arts, sports, and other fields, joining forces with The Seed, one of New York’s leading organizers of plant-based and eco-friendly events. A curated collection of more than thirty vegan vendors will join the usual Grand Bazaar merchants, hawking the delicious, expansive wares that are making a plant-based lifestyle so viable in today’s New York, 100 West 77th Street, Manhattan.


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