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2nd annual Dance on the Greenway ©Mark D Phillips
Red Hook

Red Hook marked the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy with a festival of site-specific dances created by five diverse choreographers whose works explored the architecture, artifacts, vistas, nooks and crannies

Creekers Jamboree, Roots and Americana music, beginning Saturday, June 16
Gowanus

The Gowanus Dredgers present Creekers Jamboree, celebrating Roots and Americana music, beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 5 pm to 8 pm, and continuing on the third Saturday of every month this Summer!

2018 MEN’S WORLD CUP IS COMING TO DUMBO
DUMBO

The World Cup in Russia comes to Brooklyn from June 14 to July 6, 2018, in Dumbo Heights and the Semi and Final games in the Archway on July 10, 11, and 15th.

As the Gowanus Dredgers bring hundreds of canoers and spectators to the Gowanus Canal area for the Gowanus Challenge, there is a battle brewing to save the character of the neighborhood.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook

As the Gowanus Dredgers bring hundreds of canoers and spectators to the Gowanus Canal area for the Gowanus Challenge, there is a battle brewing to save the character of the neighborhood.

Movies With A View 2018
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Movies With A View attracts tens of thousands of people each summer to the waterfront park and Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is excited to announce a new partnership with Smorgasburg to provide food and drink vending at this year’s series.

Mel’s Rink Governors Island
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

Ice skate in the summer sunshine! Mel’s Rink Governors Island will give New Yorkers the rare opportunity to skate during the summer months and is the first outdoor skating opportunity on Governors Island beginning Saturday, May 26, 2018.

MARY Month of May celebrates 80 years of Maritime History
Gowanus, Red Hook

Come enjoy the May festival of diverse FREE maritime programs—the “MARY Month of May"—in honor of the 80th birthday on May 21 of the historic ship, the tanker MARY A.

Success Academy (SA) sixth-grader Nura Baalla, who lives on the Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill border last weekend became the national champion at the 15th Annual All-Girls Chess Championships in Chicago, in the Under 12 division.
Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Beyond South Brooklyn

Success Academy (SA) sixth-grader Nura Baalla, who lives on the Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill border, became the national champion at the 15th Annual All-Girls Chess Championships in Chicago last weekend, in the Under 12 division.

Trestle Gallery presents Liminal Worlds with work by Ashley Hope, Elizabeth Insogna, Anne Polashenski and Greg Thielker through  June 6, 2018.
Beyond South Brooklyn

Trestle Gallery presents Liminal Worlds with work by Ashley Hope, Elizabeth Insogna, Anne Polashenski and Greg Thielker with an opening reception on Friday, April 27, from 7pm to 9pm, continuing through  June 6, 2018.

Seventh annual Banjo Toss of the Brooklyn Folk Festival
Brooklyn Heights, Gowanus, Red Hook

The 7th annual Banjo Toss into the Gowanus Canal is one of my favorite events sponsored by Jalopy Theater as part of the Brooklyn Folk Festival!

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