Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Update:On Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Heights Association will have a social event at the new Chocolate Works on Montague. Details here.

Tonight’s Fireworks take top billing for events this weekend, but the Brooklyn Heights Cinema again has new offerings. Late tomorrow (Saturday) night, July 5, starting at 11:45, there will be a one-off showing of Willow Creek, described by writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait as “The Blair-Squatch Project” and by Jimmy Kimmel as “Scary and the Hendersons.” On Friday, the Cinema will have its premiere showing of Chef, a movie that should especially appeal to foodies, directed by and starring Jon Favreau. The Cinema will also be showing Ida and Words and Pictures. More information and showtimes are here.

On Saturday evening at 7:00 Bargemusic will present works by Chausson, Messiaen, Weinberg, Yedidia, and Weber performed by Alexander Fiterstein on clarinet and Michael Brown on piano. On Sunday afternoon at 4:00 Stewart Goodyear will perform the third in a series of concerts presenting all 32 piano sonatas of Beethoven. There’s more information and buy tickets here. Saturday afternoon at 3:00 there will be a free, family oriented “Music in Motion” concert. Doors open at 2:30; first come, first seated.

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier Kids series presents Paul Zelinsky on Pier 1 Sunday from 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. The event is free. Also on Sunday Smorgasburg will be on the Pier 5 uplands (near the Joralemon Street entrance) Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and, starting at noon, there will be a free Docent Tour of Pier 1.

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