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Hindu Lamp Ceremony

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

August 6 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Brooklyn Bridge Park
John Street & Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

The 10th annual Hindu Lamp Ceremony returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Dance artist and educator Aeilushi Mistry brings peace and harmony to the community as she performs the traditional Hindu Aarti ceremony at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pebble Beach.

Decorate palm leaf lamps and release them along the East River to make prayers and pay respects to loved ones. Guest artists will also present their work.

See our guide to Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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Youth Basketball Clinics

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Recommended for ages 7-17. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Every Tuesday through August 30.

Advanced online registration and waivers required, although…

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Artist-created puppets bring to life two original short plays and a musical number. Jen Silverman’s Frown Town looks at the upside of feeling down, and Dipika Guha’s Elephantasia features a pachyderm who dreams of flight.

Performed on a solar powered movable stage—a specially adapted cargo bike—that will tour selected locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. From…

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Playgrounds

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Find a variety of yummy concessions throughout the park and restrooms at Piers 2,5 & 6. 

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