Battle of Brooklyn Neighborhood Walk: Friday, August 23rd from 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Hunter College Archaeology Professor, William J. Parry leads a walking tour through Park Slope focused around the events that transpired during the Battle of Brooklyn. Meet at Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park (the North West corner of the Park). The cost is $12 per person or $10 for Old Stone House members (this includes light refreshments). To reserve your spot and register call (718) 768-3195
The Great Escape with Reenactors from General John Glover's Marblehead Regiment at Main Street/Brooklyn Bridge Park: Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 11 AM - 4 PM
Join re-enactors for an historic depiction of maritime history, camp life and community, and the role of Fulton Ferry Landing in one of the most surprising moments of the American Revolutionary War. In partnership with Village Community Boathouse. For more information call 718-768-3195.
BLDG 92 Battle of Brooklyn Family Scavenger Hunt: Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 1:00PM:
Kids of all ages can follow clues in BLDG 92's exhibits in a "battle" of wits and a race against time. The event will be held at the Building 92 at Brooklyn Navy Yard, 63 Flushing Avenue (at Carlton Avenue). For more information, you are asked to call 718-907-5932 or e-mail email@example.com,
Revolutionary Fair: Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 5:00 PM - 9 PM
$12 in advance/$15 at the door includes a Colonial Period Cocktail tasting by David Arnold. Colonial dishes by top Brooklyn restaurants, beer and wine will be available to purchase. There will be a pie making contest for amateurs and professionals. In addition, you can expect great music! The event will be held at The Old Stone House in Park Slope.
Greenwood Cemetary Trolley Tour: Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 10:00 AM to Noon (Reservations Necessary)
Greenwood historian Jeff Richman joins author Barnet Schecter to conduct a trolley tour of the cemetery that will highlight many historical sights. To make a reservation Greenwood Cemetery asks that you call (718) 210-3080.
Greenwood Cemetery Historical Reenactment: Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 1:15 PM
There will be living history programming with drills, weapon firing, games and historic personalities, along with reenactors from Continental Line regiments. 18th Century Style food and drink will be available at the Commissary. This event will be held at Greenwood Cemetery for more information please call (718) 210-3080.
Basics of Wine: Red Wine Aromas Workshop
Brooklyn Winery at 213 North Eighth Street between Roebling Street and Driggs Avenue
Monday, August 26th from 8:30PM to 9:30PM (347) 763–1506
Do you wish you could sniff a glass of wine and instantly recognize the aromas? Do you want to become a better at blind tasting? In this fun, interactive class, you’ll learn to identify several common aromas found in red wines by comparing wines that have been "doctored" to emphasize a particular aroma with a wine made right here at Brooklyn Winery. You’ll leave with the expertise to help you identify the aromas you like in your favorite wines so that you know what to ask for with your next glass of wine!
$35 per person and, of course, only ticketholders 21 years of age or older admitted.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions about wine class tickets.
Bring Your Dog to the Game Day
Tuesday, August 28th with the First Pitch being thrown at 7:00PM
MCU Park, Coney Island
1904 Surf Avenue (at W 17th St.)
Bring your dog to the game as the Cyclones take on the Tri-City Valley Cats at MCU Park (1904 Surf Avenue at West 17th Street). Before the first pitch at 7:00PM, there will be a pet adoption and emergency preparedness clinic and a parade of the pooches around the ball field.
The cost is $10 for one person and up to two dogs.
Animals for adoption are cared for by: http://www.animalall?iancenyc.org
The Williamsburg Spelling Bee: Monday, September 2nd
709 Lorimer Street at Richardson Street
sign-up begins at 7:00PM, spelling bee begins at 7:30PM
From "broccoli" to “triskaidekaphobia,” come test out your spelling in the Pete’s Candy Store bar backroom filled with smart people and beer. Sign-up begins at 7:00PM and the spelling bee begins at 7:30PM. There is no cost to attend or participate.
For more information, call (718) 302-3770 or visit http://www.petescand?ystore.com