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The Six Foot Platform

The Six Foot Platform

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

DUMBO
Washington & Water Street
Brooklyn, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

Brooklyn-based artists present experimental art and performance on a 6×6 foot platform on photogenic Washington Street. The interactive residencies span artistic disciplines including music, dance, sculpture, performance art, puppetry, painting, poetry and more. Upcoming events include a multimedia photographic installation and durational dance/performative activation and a mix of visual art with live painting and poetry.

The Star Trek: Prodigy Experience at Cosmic CAMP

Board the U.S.S. Protostar and embark a family adventure inspired by the animated series Star Trek: Prodigy.

Jump across lava fields, drive rovers, participate in intergalactic trivia, decode ice crystals, collect coins, and shoot through three slides at an intergalactic adventure for all ages at an experiential toy store.

At experiential toy store CAMP, with…

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Open Hours at Environmental Education Center

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with monthly educational themes, a 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more.

Drop-in hours three afternoons a week offer the opportunity for self-led investigation with guidance by expert educators to…

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Youth Basketball Clinics

Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for 2-hr basketball clinics led by KING Hoops, NYC’s premier youth basketball organization. Learn basketball basics as head coaches lead participants through drills and games.

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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The Puppet Cycle: Small World Stories

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

This expansive park has great attractions and a gorgeous only-in-NYC view. Explore refurbished piers, most of which host playgrounds (our favorites are at Pier 6 including giant Slide Mountain, Sandbox Village, Swing Valley and the splashy Water Lab). Play in the sand and admire tide pools at Pier 4 Beach (no swimming/wading).

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

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