Petition to ensure a pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park beyond Summer 2017
Through the petition of LoveOurPool: Families United for a Pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park an additional summer for families at the Pop-Up Pool at Pier 2 has been secured.  The Pier 2 pop-up pool will remain open for summer 2017. However, there no commitments for keeping the existing pool open beyond Summer 2017, nor are there formal plans in [...]
PS8 MS8 Paddlewheeler 6/4
The annual PS8/MS8 Paddlewheeler block party will take place on Sunday, June 4, 12 to 4pm at the lower school in Brooklyn Heights. $25/child (suggested) donation. This year’s event will include: – Exciting rides – A giant slide – Arts and crafts – Face and hair painting – Obstacle course – Book Fair – Balloon art – Student music performances – Student and Adult Chess Tournament – The infamous [...]
DUMBO’s Farmers Market kicking off June 7th with weekly kids activities
The Down to Earth Market will be back at the Pearl Street Triangle in DUMBO on Wednesdays from 11 am to 7 pm from June 7th until November 23rd. It will feature three fruit and veggie farmers, Long Island seafood, a butcher, dairy, honey, dinner ready food and more. New this year – free activities for kids [...]
Spend your summer with Park Slope Day Camp (sponsored)
Summer is right around the corner; time to break out the shorts, swim trunks, and sunscreen. And there is no better way for a child to spend their summer than with Park Slope Day Camp. Active, experiential, cultured, and kind, Park Slope Day Camp combines the best of [...]
Free Mock SHSAT Tests with same day results in Brooklyn Heights
Free Mock SHSAT (Specialized High Schools Entrance Tests) with same day results will take place in Brooklyn Heights on May 27th & 28th: 10AM-2PM & 3PM -7PM organized by Brooklyn Heights Test Prep. These tests are for entry into the Specialized High Schools in NYC: The Bronx High School of Science Brooklyn Latin School Brooklyn Technical [...]
Intro to Pre-K and Kindergarten in our neighborhood 6/12
We are hosting an info session for families considering Pre-K and Kindergarten in public, private and Charter schools in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn and beyond. We will cover everything you need to about local zoned schools, un-zoned schools, Charter and private school options, application details and deadlines, [...]
Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO opening 5/19
Brooklyn Historical Society will open their doors to its new satellite museum at DUMBO’s Empire Stores on Friday, May 19, followed by a weekend of free admission Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21. The new space boasts a gift shop and our inaugural exhibition, Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront, featuring 65 modern and contemporary photographs created by 25 [...]
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