Last Minute Weekend Ideas: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Baseball is on again, and the Brooklyn Historical Society is hosting a celebration of the centenary of the opening of Ebbets Field, home of the Brooklyn Dodgers, this Saturday, April 6, starting at 2:00 p.m. A little ahead of the weekend, tomorrow evening (Thursday, April 4) starting at 7:00, BHS will present a lecture by food scholar Andrew Coe, “Spilt Milk: The Bloody Food Rackets of 20th Century New York.” Details on both events are here.

Bargemusic has a full schedule of “Masterworks” concerts. On Friday evening starting at 8:00 hear works by J.S. Bach, Calace, Debussy, Giuliani, Paganini, and Scarlatti performed on mandolin and guitar. Saturday evening, also at 8:00, there are piano works by Schumann and Brahms. On Sunday afternoon, starting at 2:00, by Bolcom, Cassado, Martinu, and Ravel, on violin, cello, and piano. There is also a free, family oriented “Music in Motion” concert Saturday afternoon at 3:00; doors open at 2:30. More details are here.

Brooklyn Heights Cinema, 70 Henry Street (corner of Orange) is showing Admission, starring Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, and Lily Tomlin; and Ginger & Rosa, starring Elle Fanning, Alice Englert, Annette Bening, and Oliver Platt. Showtimes are here.

Don’t forget Smorgasburg this Sunday at the Tobacco Warehouse. Also, if you haven’t already, please vote in the Participatory Budget Ballot. Polling places are: Moxie Spot, 81 Atlantic Avenue (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.); PS 8, 37 Hicks Street (Friday, 7:45 to 9:45 a.m.); and 101 Clark Street Community Room (Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

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