Things To Do In Ditmas Park This Weekend

Photo via Sonic Lovebot
Photo via Sonic Lovebot

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s plenty of great music at Bar Chord, a local art show, skating with Santa, and more!

If you have an upcoming event you’d like featured in our calendar, or if there’s anything we’ve left off, let us know! Post your events in our community calendar or email us at

Beninghove’s Hangmen
When: Thursday, December 10, 9pm
Where: Bar Chord, 1008 Cortelyou Road
What: Come rock out to surf noir with Beninghove’s Hangmen.
How much: Free.

Happy Hour
When: Friday, December 11, 4pm
Where: Lark Cafe, 1007 Church Avenue
What: Come hang out Lark Cafe and start your weekend off with a glass of wine or beer and feel free to bring the kids!
How much: Free.

Sonic Lovebot
When: Friday, December 10, 9pm
Where: Bar Chord, 1008 Cortelyou Road
What: Enjoy some groovy soul and R&B.
How much: Free.

Holiday Craft Sale
When: Saturday, December 12, 10am-2pm
Where: Kettle & Thread, 1219 Church Avenue
What: Kettle & Thread presents their first holiday Craft Sale. Shop from a selection of beautiful, handcrafted gifts all created by local artists.
How much: Free.

Flatbush Tenants Coalition Holiday Benefit Brunch
When: Saturday, December 12, 11am-1:30pm
Where: Church of the Nativity, 1099 Ocean Avenue
What: Enjoy a brunch to build tenant power in the neighborhood! There will be door prizes and a 50/50 raffle.
How much: $20.

Karen Friedland Open Studio
When: Saturday and Sunday, December 12-13, 12-5pm
Where: 190 Marlborough Road
What: Check out Flatbush Artists’ founder Karen Friedland’s abstract art at her open studio this weeken. The event, billed as a “Happening” will include special pricing on Friedland’s art, games, a prize drawing and refreshments.
How much: Free.

Skate With Santa
When: Saturday, December 12, 12-2pm
Where: LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park
What: Skate to holiday music with Santa at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside! Free beginner group skating lessons will take place at 12:30pm and 1pm.
How much: Free with admission.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation
When: Saturday, December 12, 12:30pm
Where: Cortelyou Library, 1305 Cortelyou Road
What: Sahaja Yoga is a unique method of meditation based on an experience called Self Realization (Kundalini awakening) that can occur within each human being. Through this process an inner transformation takes place by which one becomes moral, united, integrated and balanced.
How much: Free.

Patrick Smith Botanicals
When: Saturday, December 12, 1-4pm
Where: Brooklyn ARTery, 1021 Cortelyou Road
What: Patrick produces a fantastic line of natural skin care and he’s also a certified aromatherapist. On Sunday he will be giving one-on-one consultations on “aromatherapy for personal care.”Come and ask about your seasonal concerns: skin care, sleep, etc, and Patrick will create a small custom aromatherapy blend specifically for you!
How much: Free.

When: Saturday, December 12, 9pm
Where: Bar Chord, 1008 Cortelyou Road
What: A little bit of everything tonight: funk, soul, pop and rock.
How much: Free.