Arts and Fun

Follow the Yellow Brook Road to free ‘Wizard of Oz’ screening!

A free screening of the film classic, “The Wizard of Oz” will take place in Colonel Marcus Park in Gravesend this Sunday, June 29, thanks to council members David Greenfield and Mark Treyger, who are jointly presenting the movie showing. … Full Article

Free yoga lessons bring 100 participants to Shore Road Park

The first in a series of free outdoor yoga lessons sponsored by two Bay Ridge lawmakers took place in Shore Road Park on June 24, attracting an enthusiastic crowd of 100 participants looking to limber up and find inner peace in a bucolic setting. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Eco Dock opens for 2nd season on Saturday

The Bay Ridge Community Eco Dock will open for a second season of waterfront activities on June 28 and local officials are pulling out all the stops to mark the reopening, including free tours of an historic schooner and lessons on how to cultivate oysters. … Full Article

VIDEO: Montage from Coney Island's Mermaid Parade

The 32nd annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island was quite the visual spectacle of vibrant colors, outrageous costumes and groovy music filling the beachside streets. … Full Article

Brooklyn College to present acclaimed playwrights

The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will present its inaugural New Works Brooklyn festival from June 25 to 29. … Full Article

'As You Like It' is a walk in the park — Prospect Park, that is

And what is so rare as a day in June? An evening in June with Shakespeare in the Park — the Brooklyn version, that is. … Full Article

Kingsborough presents free jazz concerts on summer nights

Hey Brooklyn, we’ve got the perfect way for you to spend your Saturday nights this summer. And it won’t cost you a thing! … Full Article

Poehler, Rudd visit BAM to premiere 'They Came Together'

"A nice rule to stick to is to put funny people in comedies," actress Amy Poehler told an audience at Brooklyn Academy of Music's (BAM) Harvey Theater Monday night. … Full Article

Coney Island seniors create art to rebuild from Sandy

Senior artists at the JASA Scheuer House of Coney Island Senior Center unveiled a new mural composed of ceramic tiles, symbolizing the reconstruction of the a community devastated by Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article

De Blasio and family lead 32nd Annual Mermaid Parade

Maybe we should call him Parade-Leader-in-Chief. … Full Article

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