It's My Park! Day
Join your neighbors in caring for and celebrating New York City parks on It's My Park! Day. Participate in clean-up and planting projects, enjoy free events, or just get outside to enjoy your park. Supplies are provided for all projects. The theme this year is to "Reclaim our Waterfront Parks," with shore clean-ups, free paddling and rowing, and other water-based activities at sites throughout the city. Participating parks in Brooklyn are Coffey Park, Valentino Pier, and Kaiser Park.
Saturday, May 16. See website for park details and times.
New York Photo Festival
The New York Photo Festival started yesterday in Dumbo runs through Monday. Numerous locations in the historic waterfront neighborhood have been turned into temporary installation spaces for work by some of the foremost contemporary photographers in the world as well as curated shows drawing from the photography's rich history. Kick-off point is Powerhouse Books at 37 Main Street.
The Brooklyn Flea takes place outdoors in Ft. Greene on Saturday indoors in Dumbo on Sunday. Both locations feature a great mix of vintage, antiques, jewelry and food.
Saturday, May 16. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, Lafayette Avenue between Clermont and Vanderbilt Avenues. Dumbo Flea: Sunday, May 17. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Under "The Arch" of the Manhattan Bridge.
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