Juneteenth Trolley Tour
June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Recognize and honor men and women who fought for emancipation and those who fought for the civil liberties of Black Americans well into the twentieth century on a tolley tour in a historic cemetery led by Green-Wood Historian Jeff Richman, along with Moses Phillips, lecturer in ethnomusicology, music theory, and critical theory at Medgar Evers College. Make a special stop at the grave of James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938), the man who wrote “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” widely regarded today as the “Black National Anthem.” Phillips will sing with a rendition of this powerful song and offer a flute interlude.
Rock out to tunes from a rotating roster of rock n’ roll greats – the Grateful Dead, the Beatles, Tom Petty, Aretha Franklin and others – played live by local musicians in a cool courtyard. Expect dancing, interactive games and loads of fun.
All are welcome. The core audience is children 10 years and under.…More info
Play a 9-hole mini golf course featuring iconic Brooklyn landmarks such as the Gowanus Canal and Brooklyn Bridge in an outdoor courtyard. In a colorful retro-style game room, play Ping Pong, Skeeball and arcade style games.
Eat lobster rolls, poke tacos at the New England-inspired seafood-focused Frying Pan next door or check out diverse food…More info