Things To Do In Ditmas Park This Week


photo via Kristen Toedtman
The week is off to a splendid start! Now through Wednesday, catch live music, keep your eyes on the World Cup, attend a CB14 awards reception, and more.

Monday, June 16

• Swing by open hours at Sustainable Flatbush‘s Healing Herb Garden (2103 Kenmore Terrace by E 21st Street), 12-6pm daily.
• Kids up to five can enjoy story time at the Cortelyou Library, 4pm.
• Attend the Rolie Polie Guacamole singalong at Lark, 4:15pm.
• Check out the weekly Shape Up NYC Couch to 5k Group Run, meeting at the Lefferts Historic House, 7pm.
• Going to Hell Comedy is at Bar Chord, 9pm.
• Work in a neighborhood bar or restaurant? Come take advantage of drink specials at Industry Night, 773 Lounge, 9pm.

Tuesday, June 17
• There’s a drop in sing along with Miss Katie at Lark, 11am.
• Kids 3-4 can check out their first Get Moving class with Alden Moves for $5 (register to email via, 11am.
• Babies and books story time is at the Cortelyou Library, 11:15am.
• It’s time for Explore & Create at the Cortelyou Library, 4pm.
• Check out students’ work at PS 139’s Science Night, 4:30-7:30pm.
• Kids 4-6 can check out their first Dancing Daisies pre-ballet sample class with Alden Moves for $5 (register to email via, 6pm.
• Ditmas Park West residents are invited to a meeting (featuring a Q & A session with local officials and neighbor/guest speaker Michael Powell of the NYTimes) at Temple Isaac (1419 Dorchester Road on the corner of Marlborough Road), starting at 7:30pm.
• Hannah & Eli play fiddle and banjo at Bar Chord, 9pm.

Wednesday, June 18

• There’s a sing along with neighbor Debbie Deane ($5) at Lark, 10am.
• Lend the Wednesday Corps a hand at Prospect Park (call 718-287-3400 for location), 10am.
• Wee Folks Storytime and Songs is at Lark, 11am.
• There’s finger painting for kids one and up at Lark ($10), 4pm.
• Kids 2.5-3 can check out their first Get Moving class with Alden Moves for $5 (register to email via, 4pm.
• Teens can learn about PS3 gaming at the Cortelyou Library, 4-5pm.
• Kids 4-6 can check out their first Get Moving class with Alden Moves for $5 (register to email via, 5pm.
• Holler plays the final show of the Spring Concert Series at PS 217, 6-7pm.
• There’s US Citizenship Exam prep at the Cortelyou Library, 6-8pm.
• There’s a reception and awards presentation at the Community Board 14 District Office (810 E 16th Street below Avenue H), 6-9pm.
• Kristen Toedtman and Michael Patrick Flanagan Smith play Bar Chord, 9pm.
• Rahlou is at Sycamore, 9pm.

Photo via Kristen Toedtman

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