Concerts, Movie Night, Art Classes & More To Do In Greenwood Playground This August

Photo via Friends of Greenwood Playground
Photo via Friends of Greenwood Playground

From a family movie night to crafts for adults, there’s a ton happening at Greenwood Playground (located at Fort Hamilton Parkway and E. 5th Street) this August, thanks to the Friends of Greenwood Playground!

All events at the playground are free.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

Saturday, August 1

Clothing, Book And Toy Sale
10am-1pm
Come peruse all the clothing, books and toys at the sale that’s being organize by Friends of Greenwood Playground. The group is accepting donations on the morning of the event, beginning at 8am. Folks who want to donate must be willing to help volunteers sorts through items.

Brooklyn Bass Daddy Concert
11am
Take a break from shopping and get your groove on at the Brooklyn Bass Daddy concert.

Wednesday, August 5

Robin Body Storytelling
10am
All ages are welcome to attend this event in the Tot Lot.

Sing-along with Jen Milich
4pm
Meet at the flagpole for a fun round of singing and dancing.

Thursday, August 6

Chalk It Up With Melissa
10am
Meet at the flagpole and bring chalk for this morning chock full of art.

Tuesday, August 11

Sing-along with Jen Milich
4pm
Meet at the flagpole for a fun round of singing and dancing.

Wednesday, August 12

Robin Body Storytelling
10am
All ages are welcome to attend this event in the Tot Lot.

Private Picassos
3-3:45pm for ages 3-5 and 4-4:45pm for ages 5-8
Have a blast creating art with Private Picassos. Pre-registration is required; go here for more information.

Thursday, August 13

Family Art With Art Of Parenting
10am
Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome to attend this morning of art with the folks from the Art of Parenting.

Adult Watercolor Workshop
7-8pm
Take a break and join your neighbors for a night of watercoloring with Private Picassos. Pre-registration is required; go here for more information.

Sunday, August 16

Family Movie Night
Doors open at 7:30pm
Bring a blanket and head over to the playground to watch “Back to the Future” under the stars.

 

Thursday, August 20

Adult Craftalong: Knitting & Crocheting Craft ‘n Chat With Dari
6-8pm
Get some much-deserved adult time with new and old friends in an event led by neighbor & Friends of Greenwood Playground’s Dari Litchman.

Friday, August 21

Kiddie Science With Miss Carmen The Science Lady
2pm
Children ages three and up are invited to meet at the chess tables for some science fun.

Saturday, August 22

Friends Of Greenwood Playground Present The Black And Gold Marching Elite
4pm
Watch as the always incredible Black and Gold Marching Elite wows the crowd with their musical performances.

Tuesday, August 25

Make Mail With Melissa
4-6pm
Children ages 4 and up are invited, along with their caregivers, to meet at the chess tables to have some snail mail fun.

Sunday, August 30

Learn To Ride A Bike
12-2pm
Children ages 5 and up can learn to ride a bike with Bike NYC, a nonprofit that promotes bicycling throughout the city.

Monday, August 31

Kiddie Science With Miss Carmen The Science Lady
2pm
Children ages three and up are invited to meet at the chess tables for some science fun.

For more information, you can visit the Friends of Greenwood Playground’s Facebook page or email greenwoodplayground@gmail.com.

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