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Women’s March on NYC,

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

833 1st Avenue

New York, NY 10017

 

On January 21st, residents of New York City will march proudly in solidarity with the international community to support equality and promote civil rights for all. The event is open to the public and all are welcome to participate. Find out more here.

 

Trivia Tuesdays at Fawkner

Tuesdays, 8:00-11:00pm

Fawkner

191 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

Join the NYC Trivia League for a night of fun trivia and great prizes! See here for more information.

 

Kings of Karaoke

Thursdays at 10:30pm-1:00am

249 4th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215

 

This 21+ event will get you up on your feet and singing in no time. The Kings of Karaoke are known for their epic shows and seamless movement between genres. Click here for more information.

 

Beer and Cocktails: Arm Knitting Craft Party with Make ToGather

January 13, 7:30-9:30pm

279 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215

 

Learn the basics of arm knitting, a favorite winter craft. Enjoy food and drink, and lovely people! For more information, click here.

 

Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

Saturdays, 8:00am-4:00pm

Brooklyn, NY 11328

 

Come visit Brooklyn’s beloved Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket. Support local farmers, vendors, and artists and enjoy lots of delicious food at this farmer’s market that was founded in 1869.


Performing Arts

Lunar New Year Celebration, Year of the Rooster

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, Walt Whitman Theater

 

The prestigious Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform a brand new celebration of Chinese arts commemorating the Year of the Rooster. Red lions, golden dragons, and whit peacocks will accompany dancers and acrobats to the sounds of traditional instrumental music. Tickets are available from $25. Find out more here.

 

32nd Annual Golden Festival

Friday, January 13 and Saturday January 14, 2017

Grand Prospect Hall, 236 Prospect Avenue, Park Slope

 

Two-day festival of Balkan music and dance. The festival is hosted by Zlante Uste Band and will feature dozens of artists and live bands on four live stages. For more information about the festival and how to purchase tickets, click here.

 

Concerts on the Slope

Saturday, January 14, 2017, 7:30pm

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 139 St. John’s Place, between sixth and seventh avenues

 

A classical concert for oboes, bassoons, and pianos. Find out more here.


Families and Kids

Touch Tank

Saturdays at 12:30pm

Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Crown Heights

 

Meet and touch real live sea creatures like starfish and sea urchins! This program is included in regular museum admission, and is open to children of all ages. Find out more here.


Tours

Where Brooklyn At Hip Hop SIghtseeing Tour

Thursdays, 11:30am

138 Lafayette Street, New York, New York, 10013

 

See and learn about the important music sites in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. Learn about the rise of Hip-hop, and visit some of the industry’s most beloved places. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

Coney Island Tours

Everyday, 12-1:30pm

1229 Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn 11224

Michael Quinn will is leading his famous walking tours of Coney Island everyday during the month of January. Tours last one and a half hours and are perfect for the whole family. Quinn shares stories from his childhood, and teaches interesting facts about the birthplace of the amusement industry. More more information, read here.

Brewed in Brooklyn Tour

Saturdays, 12:00-3:30pm

79 N. 11th St, brooklyn, NY 11211

 

Learn about Brooklyn’s rich brewing history. Taste some incredible local brews, and connect with fellow beer-loving New Yorkers. For more information, click here.