Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s action for naturophiles at Brooklyn Bridge Park this weekend. On Saturday, August 3, starting at 9:30 a.m., on Pier 1, there will be a Birds, Bugs, and Bees tour, and on Sunday, August 4, from noon to 1:30 p.m. there will be Seining the River Wild near the Main Street entrance to the Park in DUMBO. Both these events are free and open to both adults and parents with kids; please RSVP through the links above. Another event that’s great for kids is Puppet Mobile Presents Little Red’s Hood, on Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. on Pier 6. It’s free, and no RSVP is needed.

Bargemusic has two “Masterworks” concerts scheduled. On Friday evening at 8:00 you can hear music by Beethoven, Kodály, and Dvorak on violin, cello, and piano. On Saturday evening, also at 8:00, the Leipzig Quartet will perform works by Mozart, Tan Dun, and Beethoven. On Saturday afternoon at 3:00 there will be a free, family oriented “Music in Motion” concert, program and musicians TBA. The doors open at 2:30; it’s first come, first seated. More info and buy tickets here.

Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing The Way, Way Back, and Girl Most Likely. Showtimes are here.

And, by all means, don’t forget Homer Fink’s Hidden Heights Walking Tour, which leaves from the Clinton Street entrance of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

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  • brian_in_brooklyn

    Looks as if the net may have toppled–was the seine felled?