The Day: A Community Garden, FAB Friday and a Local Tennis Tournament

A summer day in Fort Greene Park. (Photo by Francisco Daum
If the rain holds off today, people should be able to enjoy another summer day in Fort Greene Park. (Photo by Francisco Daum)

Good morning, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill.

There’s a lot going on in the neighborhood this weekend, though be sure to take an umbrella, since the National Weather Service predicts a chance of thunderstorms over the next few days. Whatever you end up doing, take pictures and remember to upload them to The Nabe’s Flickr group.

  • Have a green thumb? Love American history? The Fort Greene Park Conservancy invites you to come get your hands dirty at the Revolutionary War-themed community garden this Saturday between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Be sure to RSPV for your spot to help this garden grow.
  • The Fulton Area Businesses Alliance is hosting another FAB Friday on Fowler Square today, kicking off at 2:30 p.m. with a pop-up kid’s reading room. The evening will end with a free live concert featuring Arin Maya at 6 p.m.
  • The Fort Greene Tennis Association is holding its Fifth Annual Addison Steadman Memorial singles tournament on July 20, 21, 27 and 28 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
 The entrance fee is $20, but players are invited to contribute more, as proceeds go towards improving and maintaining the courts. To enter, email msbrownstein@gmail.com. The FGTA also invites you to watch a friendly match against Lincoln Terrace this Saturday.Local fashionistas, mark your calendars: The Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo will be moving into Atlantic Terminal this fall, Crain’s New York Business reported.
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