From 12-6PM Dekalb Market (138 Willoughby St.at Flatbush) is enticing the parents and the kids to come out with their bouncy castle, shopping raffle giveaway, face painting and much more shopping & food specials. And while you’re hanging out with the family in the sunshine—hear the sounds of an extraordinary 8 year old DJ, DJ Kai Song, and the Spanish children’s music duo Acopladitos. FREE
Birding: Birds of Prey, 15 Sept at 10am-Come to Owl’s Head Park and learn about birds of prey with Urban Park Rangers. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.
Sunday, September 16, 11:30am – 12:30: Better Burger Contest: NY State Senator Daniel Squadron faces off against New York City Councilman Brad Lander in the Carroll Gardens Better Burger Contest. Come taste the results and vote for your favorite patty.
The second annual Best Grilled Sandwich in Brooklyn Benefit at The Amazing Garden (Carroll St and Columbia): 15 September at 3pm-The friendliest little community garden in Brooklyn hosts a fundraiser. And oh yes–delicious sandwiches will be served, from the chefs behind THE GOOD FORK, FORT RENO, and BETTER BEING UNDERGROUND. $20, tickets at the door. All $ raised goes to support this gem of a community garden. Ingredients provided by Brooklyn’s own Fairway Market.
Seining the River Wild at Brooklyn Bridge Park: Saturday 15 September @ 1:30pm-Watch and learn as a crew of scientists use a 20-foot seining net to catch and release the amazing creatures of the East River (think seahorses, crabs, and more!) It’s the last public seining of the season, so make sure to RSVP today at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brooklyn Farmacy (513 Henry St.) has a few things going on this weekend:
Saturday, September 15, 11-1PM
BOOK RELEASE PARTY with local author SELINA ALKO
Pick up a signed copy of “B IS FOR BROOKLYN” a delightful story book that takes you through the ABC’s of Brooklyn. (psst…. Can you guess what the letter E stands for?) Buy a book and get a free egg cream.
Also on Saturday, September 15, 4-6 PM
RED HOOK HONEY tasting with local bee keeper Yeshwant Chitalkar
Sample some mighty fine LOCAL HONEY straight from REDHOOK.
Apples will be on hand for dipping, and jars will be available for purchase.
Happy New Year — May it be a sweet one!
And don’t forget the giant food orgy Smargasboard-Every Sunday at DUMBO Tobacco Warehouse