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Events This Weekend – Greenmarket, Irish Festival, Free Movie Screenings And More

Photo by Hannah Frishberg
Photo by Hannah Frishberg

Have a great weekend and take advantage of all your neighborhood has to offer at one of these local events. If you have an event to share, please email us at editor@bensonhurstbean.com or post it on our community calendar.

Free movie screening and family activities in Owl’s Head Park
When: Saturday, September 24 from 6 to 10 p.m.
Where: Owl’s Head Park at Colonial Road and 67th Street
What: The fourth installment of Family Fun Movie Night with face painting, games and a showing of The Good Dinosaur
How Much: FREE

35th Annual Great Irish Fair of New York
When: Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk at 3052 West 21st Street
What: Celebrating New York’s Irish-American culture and heritage with an all-day family-friendly event featuring both traditional and contemporary Irish music and food
How Much: $20
More information: See Ticketmaster for tickets

Local theater production of “The Addams Family”
When: September 23rd and 24th at 8 p.m., and Sunday, September 25th at 2 p.m.
Where: The Fort Hamilton Army Base Theater at 101st Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway
What: Our Summer Youth Production of “The Addams Family”
How Much: $15 – $25
More information: Order tickets online at nctheaterny.com

It’s My Park volunteer session
When: Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Owl’s Head Park at 67th Street and Colonial Road
What: Volunteer for a general cleanup and horticulture work at the park
How Much: FREE
More Information: (718) 748-9522

Electronic waste recycling event
When: Sunday, September 25 from 12 – 4 p.m.
Where: Madison High School at 3787 Bedford Avenue
What: Electronic waste recycling and paper shredding event
How Much: FREE
More Information: (718) 368-9176


Bensonhurst Greenmarket
When: Every Sunday up until November 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 18th Avenue between 81st and 82nd street
What: Farmers market featuring a host of fresh produce grown in the tri-state area.
How Much: FREE entry, with food prices ranging. Cash, EBT, Food Stamps, debit, credit, WIC Vegetable & Fruit checks & FMNP coupons accepted
More information: Grow NYC

Halloween Harvest at Luna Park
When: Every weekend September 24 through October 30
Where: Coney Island’s Luna Park
What: Come out for a host of family-friendly holiday-centric activities, including Kooky Spooky Karaoke, story time at the Monster Mash stage, glitter tattooing from Hiccups the Clown and much more
How Much: Activities range from free to $10 or so

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