Happenings: Park Slope

Sat

6

May
Museum
The Bang on a Can Marathon, celebrating its 30th anniversary, is presented for the first time at the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, May 6, from 2 to 10 pm at the Target First Saturday.
Park Slope

The Bang on a Can Marathon, celebrating its 30th anniversary, is presented for the first time at the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, May 6, from 2 to 10 pm at the Target First Saturday.

Sat

13

May
Special Event
Take a tour of the Architecture at Green-Wood on Saturday, May 13, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Park Slope

Take a tour of the Architecture at Green-Wood on Saturday, May 13, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Sat

13

May
Special Event
The War Comes to Brooklyn Trolley Tour returns this spring at Green-Wood on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
Park Slope

The last time Green-Wood offered this trolley tour it sold out in a week. The War Comes to Brooklyn Trolley Tour returns this spring at Green-Wood on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm.

Sat

13

May
Special Event
Biologist and ecologist Mike McGraw will lead visitors in an after hours exploration of Green-Wood’s Nocturnal Critters on Saturday, May 13, from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
Park Slope

Biologist and ecologist Mike McGraw will lead visitors in an after hours exploration of Green-Wood’s Nocturnal Critters on Saturday, May 13, from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

Wed

7

Jun
Music
Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive opens the 39th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, with a free concert, on June 7 at the Prospect Park Bandshell.
Park Slope

The rousing Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive will open the 39th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, with a free concert, preceded by a gala honoring Chris Sheehan on June 7 at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Thu

22

Jun
Film
The Brooklyn Museum presents The Watermelon Woman, a screening and intergenerational discussion on Thursday, June 22.
Park Slope

The Brooklyn Museum presents The Watermelon Woman, a screening and intergenerational discussion between director Cheryl Dunye and poet-activist Cheryl Clarke on Thursday, June 22, at 7 pm as part of the exhibition, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85.

Beyond Brooklyn

As we followed the directions to Southwick's Zoo, turning on a country lane in Mendon, MA, I couldn't resist saying, "I feel like we are in the movie 'We Bought A Zoo'."

As we followed the directions to Southwick's Zoo, turning on a country lane in Mendon, MA, I couldn't resist saying, "I feel like we are in the movie 'We Bought A Zoo'."

The Museum of Science Fiction and NASA are partnering to bring Escape Velocity 2017 to Washington, DC, on Labor Day weekend, September 1 to 3, at the MARRIOTT Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.

With the first trailer for The Last Jedi having just been released, the tenth season of Doctor Who airing now, and Guardians of the Galaxy 2 coming in a couple of weeks, it's the start of what we're calling the summer of sci-fi.