9 Things To Do In Park Slope This Weekend

9 Things To Do In Park Slope This Weekend
Cupcake via Robicelli's on FB

From performances to volunteering opportunities, here are some activities for the weekend that can appeal to everyone!

Day Of Design
When: Saturday, November 16, 11am
Where: Hiho Batik, 184 5th Avenue
What: Give your kid’s room a facelift with a custom designed pillow and free room design strategy and consultation with children’s designer Casa Kids. While parents are busy designing the new room, kids can get inspired and design and create a batik pillow for their room as well.
How much: Consultations are free but there is a $35 fee to design the pillow; must RSVP

Brooklyn Free Space Stoop Sale
When: Saturday, November 16, 12-4pm
Where: Brooklyn Free Space, 298 6th Avenue
What: If you’re looking for baby and toddler items like clothing, games, and gear for kids up to age 4, this is the sale to check out.
How much: Free to look, inexpensive to shop, and all proceeds benefit families at the school in need of financial aid.

BAX Open Studio Series
When: Saturday, November 16 & Sunday, November 17, performances begin at 1pm
Where: BAX, 421 5th Avenue
What: The BAX Artists in Residence are opening their studio doors this weekend, but the audience won’t just be a casual observer. “Open Studio Showings include a moderated Q&A period where the audience’s observations and the artist’s intentions are explored.”
How much: Tickets are free, but be sure to RSVP on the BAX website

Super Sprowtz Show
When: Saturday, November 16, 1pm
Where: Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza
What: Featuring Colby Carrot, Erica Eggplant, Brian Broccoli, Suzy Sweetpea, and human protagonist Rayne, the Super Sprowtz will get kids singing, dancing, and may even inspire them to lead a healthier, more active life.
How much: Free!

St. Thomas Aquinas Flea Market
When: Sunday, November 17, 9am-3pm
Where: St. Thomas Aquinas auditorium, 249 9th Street
What: Get a jump on holiday shopping this weekend, or just score some deals, as there are 35 tables of goods expected.
How much: Free to look, inexpensive to shop, and all proceeds benefit the parish’s youth group.

COJECO And CBE Feeds Family Volunteer Day
When: Sunday, November 17, 10am
Where: Congregation Beth Elohim, 274 Garfield Place
What: CBE and the Council of Jewish Emigre Community Organizations are partnering for a day of volunteering and Jewish learning in celebration of Jewish Social Action Month. Children ages 6 and up and adults will join together to prepare and deliver meals to Holocaust Survivors and WWII veterans; enjoy music, movement, and art projects; and meet Jewish families from diverse backgrounds. Pizza lunch provided.
How much: $10 per family, register online

Purple Yam Fundraiser Brunch
When: Sunday, November 17, 11-4pm
Where: Purple Yam, 1314 Cortelyou Road, Ditmas Park
What: In nearby Ditmas Park, Filipino restaurant Purple Yam is helping survivors get back on their feet by hosting two fundraiser brunches, both 11am-4pm on Sundays November 17 and November 24. All proceeds going to Yolanda relief efforts.
How much: $40 per guest

Robicelli’s: A Love Story, With Cupcakes
When: Sunday, November 17, 1pm
Where: Central Library, Information Commons Lab, 10 Grand Army Plaza
What: Wife and husband Allison and Matt Robicelli started their cupcake business on a dream and $30 worth of borrowed quarters, and now in their cookbook they whip up not just tasty recipes, but also the secrets of their success and their love. Meet them, and hope for samples!
How much: Free!

BAM150 Screening
When: Sunday, November 17, 5pm
Where: Barbès, 376 9th Street
What: This documentary provides a captivating history of the nation’s oldest performing arts center, which mirrors the evolution of performing arts in 20th century America. Screening followed by a Q&A with director Michael Sladek.
How much: $5 suggested donation

Photo via Robicelli’s


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