Arts & Culture

Polynesian Dance, Painting & Gardening Workshops This Weekend in KWT


Craving a trip to the tropics? This Saturday, June 3, at 1PM, Brooklyn morphs into the Big Island when students from Lotus Music and Dance, taught by Makalina, come to the East Fourth Street Community Garden. Born and raised in and around the Pacific Islands, Makalina Gallagher spent most of her life in the Marianas, the Carolines, and Hawaii and teaches Polynesian dance styles at Lotus Music & Dance. 

The East Fourth Street Community Garden has served the neighborhoods of Windsor Terrace and Kensington for nearly 40 years. You can find it between Fort Hamilton Parkway and Caton Avenue. All events at the garden are FREE; check their upcoming events schedule at

Avenue C Plaza

The Kensington Stewards are pleased to announce the return of Artbuilt Mobile Studio for a month of public arts programming at the Avenue C Plaza, located on McDonald Avenue and Avenue C. The programs will focus on the cultural traditions and experiences of immigrant communities in the Kensington area and will start Saturday, June 3 and end Friday, June 31. The first two programs will occur this Saturday and Sunday at the plaza, in the afternoon.


Sunday:  a gardening workshop that showcases the plants which people brought from their home countries

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