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.
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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.
68th St. and Colonial Road
Contact: Tel: (718) 748–5950
When: Saturday, May 19, 10 am to 5 pm
Highbridge Rocks Community Festival
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.
– 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
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 | firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Saturday, May 19, 9 am–3 pm
Industry City Open Studios
More than 100 artists in Industry City open their doors.
220 36th Street between Second and Third Avenues
When: Saturday, May 19, 10 am–6 pm
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.
Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street
Contact: Tel: (718) 222–4111 | email@example.com
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.
Douglass St. between Nevins Street and Third Avenue
When: Saturday, May 19, 11 am to 3 pm
Coney Island Pinball Party
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.
1629 Bushwick Ave. at Conway Street
Contact: Tel: (785) 979–3834 | firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Saturday, May 19, 11 am
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.
140 58th St. and First Avenue
When: Saturdays and Sundays, Noonto 6 pm from Saturday, May 19 to Sunday, July 1
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) http://www.govisland.com.
Governors Island (Ferry location)
10 South Street at South Ferry
When: Saturday, May 19, 1 pm and 3 pm
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 | email@example.com
When: Saturday, May 19, 2:00pm
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.
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.
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.
Browne Street at Clinton Wharf
Contact: Tel: (917) 414–0565 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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 | email@example.com
When: Sunday, May 20, 11:15 am–2:30 pm