Thursday and Friday events

Turn the college keyboard upside down and tap it on the desk and watch all the food that comes out.
Thursday, May 24:
Geology Society End-of-Semester Party, 12-2 pm, 3122 Ingersoll.
BC Student Recital – Chen-Shen Fan, piano, 7:30-8:30 pm, Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension.
See past listings for: 2018 Fleet Week New York, Glass Barge, Environmental Ed Center Open, Dreamland Roller Disco-Roll Bounce.

Friday, May 29: Black Conference, Mondays, 2 pm, $20, Thursdays-Saturdays, 7 pm, Sundays, 3 pm until Monday, May 28. An immersive theater experience set in 1939, during the opening ceremonies of a civil rights conference featuring Ella Baker, W.E.B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, Thurgood Marshall, and Bayard Rustin. The Patrick F Daly School, 71 Sullivan St. between Richards and Van Brunt Streets. Reservations recommended. 
Off-Campus: Puerto Rican Red Hook Water Stories, 6-10 pm. Visit the tanker Mary A. Whalen and hear and share stories about Puerto Rican Red Hook. Potluck food. BYOB. Mary A Whalen, Tanker, Pier 11, Atlantic Basin at Ferris Street.

Regenerative Feedback, 7 pm, daily, Friday, May 25-Sunday, May 27, $20 ($15 in advance, students). A three-day symposium of talks, presentations, discourse, and performances centered around biological, social, political and cognitive negotiations in music. Issue Project Room, 22 Boerum Pl. at Livingston Street.

Weekend events will be posted Friday night.


Tuesday and Wednesday events

Sports: The Las Vegas Lightning hockey team were 500 to 1 odds to make the finals and they might do it. They were castoffs form other teams. There were no expectations so no pressure. They had a chip on their shoulder being rejected form other teams.
Most events till the fall schedule will be off campus.
Tuesday, May 22: America: A History in Cats, 7:30 pm. Award winning author Dr. Paul Koudounaris reveals how our county’s indomitable cats not only survived America’s foundational history, but helped create it. House of Wax, 445 Albee Square West #4410 between Fleet and Willoughby Streets.

Practice Your Pitch,7 pm. Learn how to communicate your idea for a film or television show. Come with a pitch. BRIC Arts Media House, 647 Fulton St. at Rockwell Place.

Bachelor’s Recital – Junwei Jiang, piano, 4-5 pm, BC Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension.
All-Ravel Concert, 7-8 pm, BC Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension.

Wednesday events will be posted possibly tonight.

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Wednesday, May 23:
Celebrating Haitian History,
6:30 pm, $5. Journalist Garry Pierre Pierre and anthropologist Gina Athena Ulysse discuss how the United States’ past occupation of Haiti shapes that country. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street.
2018 Fleet Week New York, till Tuesday, May 29. Ships are open to public visitation and aviation events, military band concerts and exhibits are held throughout Manhattan and the other boroughs in this week long celebration of the sea services. Meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen and thank them in person for their service.
World War 1 Jewish soldiers to be honored, 10 am to noon. These men who served from 1917-1918 or 19 all came from the same East New York or Brownsville neighborhoods which, in those years was predominantly Jewish. They will be available for discussions and interviews about how families move and change. Representatives from local schools, elected officials, a color guard from the local Fire Department, Jewish War Veterans and community organizations will attend. Zion Memorial Park, Pitkin Avenue and Legion Street.
Some of the People, All of the Time, 7-9:30 pm, free with RSVP. David Levine considers the history, theory, and practice of the fake crowd and its implications for understanding both our society and ourselves. Followed by a reception with a cash bar. Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy. at Washington Avenue. (718) 638–5000 |, RSVP.
Computer Music Showcase, 7-8 pm, BC Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension. Students of the Electroacoustic Music class perform new original works on electronic instruments.

Update, Weekend Events

Update: Bayfest in Sheepshead Bay with many events on Emmons Ave in the East high 20’s Street startibg at Bedford Ave, 12-7 pm.

Long hand version due to a non computer.


Horse shoe crabs mating at Plum Beach. You don’t have to date them.
Saturday, May 19, 10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. The horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) has been around since before the dinosaurs, roughly 1.2 billion years. Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the Atlantic Ocean onto the beaches of Brooklyn. Learn more about this “living fossil”. Plumb Beach Parking Lot
Belt Parkway East Exit 9B.


Owls’ Head/Bliss Park

68th St. and Colonial Road

Contact: Tel: (718) 748–5950

When: Saturday, May 19, 10 am to 5 pm

Highbridge Rocks Community Festival

Saturday, May 12, 2018

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Get to know your resilient 450-million-year-old neighbors: the rocks of Highbridge Park. Discover their unique geologic features, make art, and celebrate the park’s adventurous assets.

Activities include:

– Bouldering with REI

– Tours of the Old Croton Aqueduct with Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

– Geology workshops and games with the Urban Park Rangers

– Collage making with Sugar Hill Children’s Museum

– Rock rubbings with Creative Art Works

– Photo booth travel to the 1800s with Hike the Heights

– Storytelling with Word Up Community Bookstore

– While We Are Still Here with music performed by Atiyya Featuring Turiya

– Wafels & Dinges Award-Winning food truck

– BikeRentNYC will offer 50% off coupons for bike rentals to ride the historic High Bridge

Adventure Playground in Highbridge Park


Community Health Fair

Calvary and St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church offers information about nutrition, sickle cell, stroke, diabetes, diabetic foot care, dental care, and more. With a steel band, puppet show, and face painting for kids.


Calvary and St. Cyprians Church

996 Bushwick Ave. at Grove Street

Contact: Tel: (347) 452–1117 |

When: Saturday, May 19, 9 am–3 pm

Industry City Open Studios

More than 100 artists in Industry City open their doors.


Industry City

220 36th Street between Second and Third Avenues


When: Saturday, May 19, 10 am–6 pm

18 and up


FAD Market is a roving Fashion, Art and Design marketplace that travels seasonally to unique venues in Brooklyn. This spring, in celebration of NYCxDesign, FAD Market takes up residence at the Romanesque Revival building of Brooklyn Historical Society to present over 45 thoughtfully curated designers. Join us for a special showcase of locally designed handcrafted goods—from tableware and textiles, to fashion and accessories; discover the best up-and-coming designers from the city and beyond.

Visit for more details.


Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street

Contact: Tel: (718) 222–4111 |

When: 11 am– 6 pm, daily, Saturday, May 19 – Sunday, May 20

The Canival of Connectivity Carnival

Audiences interact at the Expo Gowanus 2018, a community festival celebrating the neighborhood, featuring, hands-on art, science and performances. CCC is a traveling group of artists, poets, performers and educators wearing gray and yellow tee shirts, who invite adults and children to participate in spontaneous experiences and playful hands-on projects designed to deepen our connection to each other and to the Gowanus neighborhood.


Thomas Greene Park

Douglass St. between Nevins Street and Third Avenue

When: Saturday, May 19, 11 am to 3 pm

Coney Island Pinball Party

Sat. May 19th

1208 Surf Avenue & W 12th St | 10:00 PM

Join Coney Island USA as they kick off their 2nd year of The Coney Island Pinball Museum!

All games will be put in The Freak Bar and set on FREE PLAY, with cool prizes for high scores.

Tickets are $15 – All tickets include a coney Island pinball button & stickers

Purchase advanced tickets at the Sideshow gift shop or from the online shop.

Walking Tour of the Evergreens Cemetery

Visit the grave sites of notable residents, and learn about Victorian funerary symbols and styles.


The Evergreens Cemetery

1629 Bushwick Ave. at Conway Street

Contact: Tel: (785) 979–3834 |

When: Saturday, May 19, 11 am

14 and up

How much: $5 suggested donation


The mobile, floating glassblowing studio offers free, 45-minute demonstrations.


Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 5

Furman Street at Joralemon Street

When: 11 am–6 pm, daily, Thursday, May 17 – Monday, May 28

Swale Comes to Brooklyn Army Terminal, Sunset Park

The social-engaged public artwork, created by artist Mary Mattingly, brings educational programming to families and children. Built on a 130 x 40 FT barge, Swale contains 5,000 SQ FT of edible perennial garden and presents opportunities for New Yorkers to get involved in building ecological resilience through promoting food as a public commons.


Brooklyn Army Terminal

140 58th St. and First Avenue


When: Saturdays and Sundays, Noonto 6 pm from Saturday, May 19 to Sunday, July 1

all ages

How much: Free

Sandbox Percussion

Rite of Summer is a Music Festival, presenting outdoor concerts. Rite of Summer shows will be presented twice the same day, at 1pm and 3pm, for each respective performance in Colonels Row. Audiences are invited to walk by, stop and listen, lay down a picnic

blanket and relax, eat lunch, mingle, and take in these engaging live performances. The 3-minute ride from Brooklyn Bridge Park (on weekends only) Concerts are free; ferries are $3 after 12pm (free from 10am-12pm on weekends). For a full ferry schedule)


Governors Island (Ferry location)

10 South Street at South Ferry

Pier 6 South Street

When: Saturday, May 19, 1 pm and 3 pm

For all ages.

How much: Free (cost of ferry extra)

Superhero showdown — Batman vs. Iron Man

A family festival featuring superhero tug-of-war, a scavenger hunt, and info about healthcare coverage for the grown-ups.


Hecksher Community Garden

134 Scholes St. between Manhattan and Graham avenues

Contact: Tel: (164) 666–78851 |

When: Saturday, May 19, 2:00pm

Ages 3 & up

How much: FREE



Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.



Fulton Ferry Landing, Old Fulton Street and Furman Street

Contact: Tel: (718) 624–2083

When: Saturdays, 4 pm until Saturday, July 28

Saturday, May 19th – Plumb Beach Cleanup

This is a wonderful way to volunteer your time.  For those who have had class field trips to Plumb Beach, you know how important it is to keep this beautiful area preserved.

Sweet Spot

Summer on the Hudson and Kindred Arts invite you to a family-friendly gathering of community, culture, and music lovers of all ages! Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America’s most-renowned sound architects. Rain date May 20.

Saturday, May 19, 3 – 9pm

The Pier @ 125th & Marginal St.


Sunday, May 20:

Mary Art Inspiration Day

Painters, illustrators, and artists are invited to create art inspired by the Mary A. Whalen ship and display it on the chain link fence nearby.


Mary A Whalen, Tanker

Browne Street at Clinton Wharf

Contact: Tel: (917) 414–0565 |

When: Sunday, May 20, 8 am–6 pm


Annual St. Philip Neri Feast Day Block Party

The Oratory of St. Boniface celebrates St. Philip Neri with food, games, a petting farm, performances from Brooklyn Music School’s Jazz Ensembles. And in the fashion of St. Philip Neri, there will be a “zany hat” contest.


Oratory Church of St. Boniface

190 Duffield St. at Willoughby Street

Contact: Tel: (718) 875–2096 |

When: Sunday, May 20, 11:15 am–2:30 pm

All ages welcome

Thursday and on Events

Thursday, May 17:
(correction) Health, Nutrition and Science Awards, 2-7 pm, International Room.
Scholarship Awards Ceremony, HNS (Health, Nutrition and Science), 2-7 pm, International Room. Check if it is private.
New Student Orientation, 2-5 pm, State Room.
NYC Men’s Teach Colloquium, 4-7 pm, Maroney-Leddy Room.
Korean Culture Club Game Day, 5-7 pm, TV Room.

PizzaFest V,
Thursday and Friday, 7 pm, Saturday, 2 pm, 21+, $10 ($20 for three-day pass). A three-day festival of face-melting rock ’n’ roll from King Pizza Records, crowd surfing on pool toys and weird art. The Gutter. 200 N. 14th St. between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue.
Climate Change-whose story? 7:30 pm. A panel of leading figures in communications, journalism, politics, and activism will discuss the frameworks, strategies, and challenges in communicating the story of climate change. BRIC Arts Media House, 647 Fulton St. at Rockwell Place.
Memphis Rent Party, 8 pm. Robert Gordon discusses his book about the history of rock, soul, and blues in Memphis, followed by a performance by Jonathan Kane’s February. Kings County Distillery Gatehouse, 299 Sands St. at Navy Street.
Force Majeure Vaudeville, 9 pm, $15 ($10 in advance). The monthly Bushwick variety show’s final pre-hiatus performance. Cobra Club, 6 Wyckoff Ave. between Jefferson and Troutman Streets.

Friday Off-Campus:
Spring Season Dance,
7 pm, Saturday, 2 pm and 6:30 pm, Sunday, 2 pm and 5 pm, $25/$20, Matinee ($30-$25 evening; $15 students). Join Dancewave in celebrating their young artists in Dancewave’s Company Program. Kumble Theater at Long Island University, DeKalb and Flatbush Avenues.
Dreamland Roller Disco-Hangin’ Tough, 7:30 pm, 21+, $18-$750. Boy Bands-themed roller-skating event featuring world renowned DJs, performers, professional photographer, skate dance competition, costume contest, and more. Costumes encouraged. Prospect Park LeFrak Center at Lakeside, 171 East Drive.
Muddy Waters Can’t Be Satisfied, 9 pm, 18+. A screening of the documentary about the blues musician, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker. Quimby’s Bookstore NYC, 536 Metropolitan Ave. between Lorimer Street and Union Avenue.
Daniel J Morrow and Grey Romantic, 8 pm, 18+, $5 suggested donation. A candle-lit indie rock show in a church, with free red wine and proceeds going to the church’s hunger program. Greenpoint Reformed Church, 136 Milton St. between Manhattan Avenue and Franklin Street.

Saturday: Silent Disco Party at BC, 7:30-10:30 pm, on both Quads.
Weekend events will be posted on Friday night.

Tuesday and Wednesday

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Photos from the  Children Studies event last week.

Tuesday, May 15:
Some events may be private so check and some RSVP on the Bull Dog Connection.
Provost Search, 12:30-3:10 pm, Library Auditorium.
FCY (First-Year Students Only End-of-Year Blowout, 12:15-2:15 pm, Quad.
Free lunch, t shirts, tons of assorted FCY gifts, and valuable tips. RSVP.
Movie: The Band’s Visit, 0401 James, with Stuck in the Library, 7-9 pm. RSVP.
Chamber Music at the Lily Pond, 1-2 pm, Lily Pond, performed by the Conservatory’s Brass Quintet.
Composers Concert, 7:30-8:30 pm, Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension.
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship End Of The Year Bash, 5:30-8 pm, TV Room.
CLAS Student Government Assembly, 11 am- 2:15 pm, Bedford Lounge (2nd floor).
Coptic Christian Club Meeting, 12:15-2 pm, State Lounge (5th floor).
Student Organization For Every Disability United For Progress Meeting, 137 Roosevelt Hall.
International Student Graduation Party, 12-2 pm, Amersfort Lounge.
Anthropology Club Luncheon, 12:15-2:15 pm, Jefferson-Williams Room.
Women of Color Members Finals Study Session, 3-8 pm, 146 WEB.

Wednesday, May 16: Last day of classes.
Provost Search, 12:30-3:10 pm, Library Auditorium. 12:30 pm-4:10 pm.
Math Club research presentations, 12:30-2 pm, will take place in 1141 Ingersoll and then it will move to 1146 Ingersoll.
2018 Make A Difference Awards Dinner with Student Affairs for those eligible so check with Student Affairs, 6-8:30 pm, Gold Room, 6th floor.
Provost Search, 12:30-3:10 pm, Library Auditorium.
Korean Club Game Day, 5-7 pm, TV Room.

Weekend Events

Mother’s Day.
International Migratory Bird Day.
Movies under the stars.
Saturday, May 12:
Waterfront Artists,
1 pm on. The arts exhibit hosts performances from Richard X Bennett at 1:45 pm and Zoe Over Zero at 4 pm. Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, 499 Van Brunt St., near Reed Street. Check site as it said Saturday on one site and Sunday on another.
Historic Kings Theatre Tour, 2 pm, $15. Learn about the history and architecture of a former movie palace and its new life after a 95 million restoration. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave. between Beverly Road and Tilden Avenue.
Pasta class, 3 pm. Nick Malgieri teaches a class on making homemade pasta, including tagliatelle egg pasta with ragu alla bolognese. Beyond at Liberty View, 850 Third Ave. at 30th Street.
Bargemusic, 4 pm Saturdays till July 28. Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert. Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing, Old Fulton Street and Furman Street.
Give a Puck, 7 pm, 21+, $20. Play air hockey to raise money for Planned Parenthood. Ocean’s 8 at Brownstone Billiards, 308 Flatbush Ave. at Park Place.
Highbridge Rocks Community Festival, 11 am-3 pm. Get to know your resilient 450-million-year-old neighbors: the rocks of Highbridge Park. Discover their unique geologic features, make art, and celebrate the park’s adventurous assets. Activities include: Bouldering with REI, Tours of the Old Croton Aqueduct, Geology workshops and games with the Urban Park Rangers, Collage making with Sugar Hill Children’s Museum, Rock rubbings with Creative Art Works, Photo booth travel to the 1800s with Hike the Heights, Storytelling with Word Up Community Bookstore, While We Are Still Here music, Wafels & Dinges Award-Winning food truck and BikeRentNYC will offer 50% off coupons for bike rentals to ride the historic High Bridge. Adventure Playground in Highbridge Park, Manhattan.
Live Jazz on the Upper East Side, 4-6 pm. Arts, Culture & Fun: Alvin Flythe Quartet offer searing tributes to sax greats like John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Sonny Stitt. Andrew Haswell Green Park, Manhattan.
Public Art Discussion: Sanctuary City – Tactics for Strategic Action, 4-6 pm. This workshop explores urban tactics for shaping the future of our communities. While unpacking some of the complex dynamics shaping our current political climate— new immigration policy and legislation to the rise in race-based antagonism, the discussion will focus on how we can proactively contribute to shaping NYC as a Sanctuary City. This program is in conjunction with Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong’s public artwork Constellation. Library Plaza in Seward Park, Lower East Side, Manhattan.
Puppies N Pints, 12 pm, $10 suggested donation at the door to support local shelters. Hang out with local rescue pooches up for adoption. Snap a picture in the puppy photo booth and support Rescue City shelters by drinking beers. $1 of Mermaid sales on the day of the event will be donated to the rescue group. 1904 Surf Ave | 12 pm.
Nature’s Workshop: Terrariums, 1-2:30 pm. Participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity. Salt Marsh Nature Center, 3302 Avenue U at Stuart Street.
Free Mentoring Program for Girls 12-17 years old, 1-3 pm until Saturday, June 23.
Ivy League CHICS Inc’s mission is to assist adolescent girls in their positive transition from adolescence to young adulthood through mentoring leadership development, sisterhood and exposure to the world of opportunities outside of their communities. Closing Ceremony [reception/ awards]. Bayview Cornerstone Community Center, 5955 Shore Parkway.
Thomas the Tank Engine’s Birthday Ice Cream Social, 1 pm. Blue Marble Ice Cream will host an ice cream social in honor of the talking train, with blue ice cream, toys, and activities. Industry City Courtyard ¾, Second Avenue between 35th and 36th Streets.

Bust Craftacular, 11 am–7 pm, classes $15, $85 full day pass. Browse a craft market with more than 75 vendors, and sit in for more than 50 workshops and classes. Industry City Factory floor, 274 36th St. between Second and Third Avenues.

Bushwick Stop ‘N’ Swap, noon-3 pm. Bring clean, reusable, portable items you no longer need and take home something new-to-you, free. No furniture or large items, please. Bklyn Commons Bushwick, 7 Marcus Garvey Blvd. at Broadway.

The Box, noon-5 pm, 35 to 65. A functional public art installation that also gives a free test for HPV, the leading cause of cervical cancer. The Old Stone House, 336 Third St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues.

Brooklyn Bike Jumble, 9 am-4 pm. Get yourself a new or used bike, new and used accessories, clothing, collectibles, artwork, overstocks, and bargains galore. Old Stone House, 336 Third St. at 4th Street.

Sunday, May 13:

 Basic Canoeing, 11 am-12:30 pm. Experience the rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water. This program is first-come, first-served, for ages 8 years and older. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Prospect Park Audubon Center, enter park at Lincoln Road and Ocean Avenue.

Mamita’s Day, 2 pm. Celebrate Mamitas’s Day with Ballet Hispánico. This is a fun-filled journey through Latin American dance and culture featuring a special appearance by Univision 41 news anchor Katiria Soto. Families enjoy music and children’s crafts in the grand foyer. The first 100 people to arrive may join Ballet Hispánico Artistic Director & CEO Eduardo Vilaro on stage for Baila Con Mami (Dance with Mommy) at 2:30 pm. Guests will take a journey through the Latino dance legacy from the cha cha to merengue. Also a flamenco performance as well as excerpts from Ballet Hispánico repertory. United Palace, 4140 Broadway at West 175th Street.

Tanker Time, 5 pm-midnight. Visit the 80-year-old tanker ship Mary A Whalen and enjoy a musicians’ jam of Mediterranean music at 9 pm. Pier 11, Atlantic Basin, Brooklyn NY (Right near the Red Hook Ferry).

Magic at Coneys’ Sunday Matinee, 12 and 2 pm, $10, $5 in advance.