Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Plymouth Church’s Underground Thrift Store will be having a winter clothing sale starting this Sunday, January 25. From the Church:

Join us at the Underground Thrift on Sunday, January 25 for a special “bin sale” on kids’ winter clothes. Items are $1, $2 and $5 in the Plymouth Gym. And, upstairs in the Thrift Store, we will be marking down many additional items to 50% off of our already bargain prices on most winter items. Come and save on items for women, men and children. The bins will be out and the new sale items will be marked down beginning on Sunday, January 25 and the sale continues until we clear the racks.

Thrift Store hours are from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

This is your last weekend to see the Heights Players production of Terry Johnson’s stage adaptation of the classic 1960s movie and novel The Graduate. Performances are Friday, January 23 and Saturday, January 24 at 8:00 p.m., and a Sunday matinee, January 25 at 2:00 p.m., at the Playhouse, 26 Willow Place. You may make reservations here.

Bargemusic has a three concerts this weekend. On Friday evening, January 23, at 7:00, violinist Mark Peskanov, cellist Christine Lamprea, and pianist Assaff Weisman will perform works by Brahms. On Saturday evening, January 24 at 7:00 and Sunday afternoon, January 25 at 4:00 lieder by Schubert will be sung by tenor William Hite, accompanied by Gilles Vonsattel on piano. There’s more information and buy tickets here. Saturday afternoon at 4:00 there will be a free, family oriented “Music in Motion” concert, co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. Doors open at 3:45; first come, first seated.

On Saturday starting at 11:00 a.m. the Brooklyn Historical Society presents the next in its series of free Saturday family programs. This Saturday’s program is “Brooklyn Family Boogie” with Together in Dance.

On Saturday afternoon starting at 3:00 the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will present “Native Tree Anatomy & ID 101″ in which “Brooklyn Bridge Park Gardener, Rashid Poulson, leads this hands-on tour of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s wintry urban tree species.” It’s free; RSVP and more information here.

Don’t forget Grace Chorale of Brooklyn’s Winter Concert “Luminous Night” Friday evening at 7:00 at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church. You can buy tickets on the Grace Chorale Website.

Also, don’t forget the Save Pier 6 “Town Hall” Saturday afternoon. Organizer Lori Schomp says:

we believe we will enjoy strong representation from the electeds and comptrollers office at our town hall tomorrow… we seek a thoughtful and positive event…

It’s a real opportunity for members of our community to have their voices heard… we will focus the event on financials and on Q and A… for the community to share.

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