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What’s Going On

What’s Going On

Aug 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm9:30 pm

Prospect Park Bandshell
62 West Drive Brooklyn
Brookyln, New York

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Guitarist and bandleader Felicia Collins gathers a host of all-star friends to play the What’s Going On, Marvin Gaye’s 1971 classic concept album sung from the point of view of a Vietnam vet who returns home to a country torn by hatred, suffering, and injustice, in its entirety. Opening DJ set from Natasha Diggs.

Prospect Park Zoo

This former menagerie is designed to allow up-close animal viewing, perfect for families with young children who want to learn about wildlife.

Explore a Discovery Trail and encounter 400 animals of 150 species including red pandas, dingos, procupines and a host of beautiful birds. Visit unique small cats, sea lions and Chinese-big headed turtles.

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25th Annual BAMkids Film Festival

Join BAMkids’ annual celebration of international stories on film—and create your own new stories through experiential activities, performances, and play. Now in its 25th year, this interactive festival showcases over 50 animated and live action short films from around the globe.

Before or after screenings, step into a free family-friendly carnival featuring walkabout performers, live…

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First Saturday at Brooklyn Museum: Legacy

Enjoy engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment for all ages the first Saturday of the month at Brooklyn Museum.

Ring in Black History Month and celebrate twenty-five years of First Saturdays. This month’s theme honors the legacy of Black artistic production in Brooklyn. Celebrate the creative excellence of Black artists who are shaping…

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J.J. Byrne Playground & Old Stone House

Enjoy lots of modern climbing equipment juxtaposed with colonial themes inspired by the adjacent Old Stone House, site of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn. Explore a submarine periscope and interactive panels depicting the historic battle among natural stone and rustic pavement, then attack your enemies with water cannons.

A gated toddler area features bucket swings,…

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Zucker Natural Exploration Area

Strategically placed branches and stumps of trees damaged by storms and other materials from within Prospect Park invite engagement nature and unstructured play in this magical playground. several areas to explore including sand for digging and water features for pumping and splashing.

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LeFrak Center Ice Skating

Skate in a half-covered/half-open lakeside rink in Prospect Park.

* Olympic figure-skating athletes Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov direct the Sports Programs for Lakeside’s growing Skate School which offers learn-to-Skate and Learn-to-Play-Hockey classes for all ages.

🔓 Lockers available for rent ($3-$8, 2-hour time limit).

🍽 Light fare and drinks available for takeaway at rinkside…

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