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South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: September 18-21


Monro Pub West Ham v Liverpool
Looking for something to do this weekend? With everything from cult movie trivia to football in the pub, you won’t have to go far for fun. Here’s some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood through Sunday:

Free Public Rowing
When: Thursday, September 18, 4-7pm
Where: Boat ramp on Well House Drive, Prospect Park
What: Take the kids for a boat ride around the Prospect Park Lake! The Prospect Park Alliance and the Village Community Boathouse are teaming up to make rowing accessible to all on select dates this summer, so paddle on over.
How much: Free!

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning
When: Friday, September 19, 12pm
Where: Audubon Center, Prospect Park
What: Shape up your core with a free cardio class in Prospect Park that will combine strength, balance, and toning exercises. No reservation is required, but it is recommended that you bring a workout mat.
How much: Free.

History In Your Hands: Hearth Cooking
When: Saturdays & Sundays in September, 2-4pm
Where: Lefferts Historic House, Prospect Park
What: Roll up your sleeves and explore cooking the old fashioned way. Families can look forward to making popcorn with fresh herb butter, apple pies on a rotating basis, churning butter, grinding corn, and pealing apples.
How much: $3 suggested donation.

West Ham vs. Liverpool Watch Party
When: Saturday, September 20, 12:30pm
Where: The Monro Pub, 481 5th Avenue, between 11th and 12th Streets
What: There’s nothing like Saturday football at The Monro! Score cheap beer and possibly win a free Liverpool shirt from First Touch and Carlsberg.
How much: Free.

Genuine Cult Movie Trivia
When: Saturday, September 20, 7pm
Where: Freddy’s, 627 5th Avenue, between 17th and 18th Streets
What: If your DVD library is filled with those so horrible they’re fantastic cult films, make your way to Freddy’s on Saturday for Genuine Cult Movie Trivia. Score big on “20 or so” questions, and you could walk away with some pretty “sweet loot.”
How much: Free.

Food Truck Rally
When: Sunday, September 21, 11am-5pm
Where: Grand Army Plaza
What: Have the munchies? Stop by Prospect Park on Sunday — the food trucks are back!

Photo: The Monro Pub

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