Events in Central Brooklyn & Beyond
11a-4p: Crown Heights North House Tour: email@example.com (Self-guided, rain or shine).
12noon-5p: EscapeMakers Local Food & Travel Expo at Brooklyn Borough Hall. YOU MUST PREREGISTER to ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT!
REGISTER AT escapemaker.com/travelexpo
12noon-5p: Prospect Heights House Tour: Prospect Heights Association/ firstname.lastname@example.org (Self-guided, rain or shine).
6:30p: Medgar Evers College Center for Black Literature and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture present A Celebration of the Aime Cesaire Centennial 2013 Screening of the film “Aime Cesaire: A Voice for History” by renowned director Euzhan Palcy. Following the film, there will be a talkback with John W. Franklin, director of Partnerships and International Programs at the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture. Mr. Franklin studied Caribbean literature with Aimé Césaire in Martinique in the 1970s. Edison O. Jackson Auditorium, Medgar Evers College, CUNY Academic Building 1 (AB1), 1638 Bedford Ave., BK. FREE and OPEN to the public.
10a-5p: KICK OFF BED-STUY ALIVE!’s 9th ANNUAL SALUTE TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD. (Through Oct. 19th) Theme: Live Healthy, Live Well, Live Green, Fulton (New York & Brooklyn Avenues), Tohma Y. Faulkner Community Awards, Children’s Village, Savor Bed-Stuy Food Court/Bed-Stuy Marketplace. Plus Gala Kickoff Festival features Bedford-Stuyvesant FOOD & FAMILY DAY activities and Restoration Rocks! 2013 music festival. www.bed-stuyalive.org
REEL SISTERS of the Diaspora Festival, Kumble Theater, LIU Brooklyn Campus
BED-STUY ALIVE! LIVE HEALTHY, LIVE WELL, LIVE GREEN – 10K Run, 5K Run, Kiddie Race (Family racing clip)
8a- Registration, 10a- Race (Register at www.nycruns.com), www.bed-stuyalive.org (through Oct. 19th).
REEL SISTERS of the Diaspora Festival, Kumble Theater, LIU Brooklyn Campus (Reel Sisters logo)
BED-STUY ALIVE! LIVE HEALTHY, LIVE WELL, LIVE GREEN – A Taste of Soul
Fulton (New York & Brooklyn Avenues), www.bed-stuyalive.org (through Oct. 19th)
BED-STUY ALIVE! LIVE HEALTHY, LIVE WELL, LIVE GREEN – A Sip of Soul (wineglass)
Fulton (New York & Brooklyn Avenues), www.bed-stuyalive.org (through Oct. 19th).
BED-STUY ALIVE! LIVE HEALTHY, LIVE WELL, LIVE GREEN – The House Tour
11a-4p: Bedford-Stuyvesant’s 35th Annual House & Garden Tour, Sponsor: Brownstoners of Bedford-Stuyvesant /$20 advance sale; $25 day of tour/brownstonersof email@example.com/www.brownstonersofbedstuy.org/718-221-2213 (Self-guided, rain or shine) www.bed-stuyalive.org (through Oct. 19th).
BED-STUY ALIVE! LIVE HEALTHY, LIVE WELL, LIVE GREEN – Art Studio Open House
BeSAA 7th Annual Studio Strut/www.bed-stuyalive.org (through Oct. 19th)
11a: WEEKSVILLE’s Fall Harvest Festival, 1698 Bergen Street, near Rochester. 718-756-5250
6p-10p: Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA’s
Brooklyn Honors – Celebrating Our Best fundraising event for its Strong Kids Campaign takes place at Stage 6, Steiner Studios, Brooklyn Navy Yard. The Strong Kids Campaign ensures that no child or family is turned away from life-enhancing YMCA programs because of the inability to pay.
Each year, the YMCA provides financial assistance to thousands of local youth and families in need. •Chef Roblè Ali – Chef Roblè & Co/ Bravo Network •Andrew Kimball – Director of Innovation Economy Initiatives, Jamestown Properties, and CEO, Industry City •Reverend Clinton Miller – Brown Memorial Baptist Church •Danny Simmons – co-Founder and Chairman of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation •Brandon Stanton – Founder/Photographer of Humans of New York• Gale Stevens Haynes – Long Island University Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Kay Wilson Stallings – Senior Vice President of Production and Development for Nickelodeon Preschool Television.
• Special Tribute to Councilman Albert Vann.
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11:00am – 1:00pm: Pratt to host Tree Giveaway at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church (Parking Lot), 241-45 Gates Ave., BK.
Wednesdays through October 30:
9am-1pm: The Restoration Plaza Community Market, a farmers’ market, will allow residents to purchase fresh, local produce at Marcy Plaza. The market is operated by the Brooklyn Rescue Mission in partnership with the NYC Food and Fitness Partnership and the Partnership for a Healthier Brooklyn at Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. Brooklyn Rescue Mission is a community-based organization in Bedford-Stuyvesant focusing on emergency food provision, food justice issues and community-grown food. The organization owns and operates an urban farm in Bedford-Stuyvesant and works with youth, adults and seniors. For more information on Brooklyn Rescue Mission please visit www.brooklynrescuemission.org.