Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend the Heights Players premiere their production of Neil Simon’s Fools. Performances are Friday, February 6 and Saturday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m., and a Sunday matinee, February 8 at 2:00 p.m., at the Playhouse, 26 Willow Place. The play will continue through the succeeding two weekends on the same schedule. You may make reservations here.

On Saturday afternoon starting at 3:00 there will be a lecture, “Inspirations for the Design of Brooklyn Bridge Park,” by Matt Urbanski, one of the Park’s leading designers. It’s at the Park’s headquarters, 334 Furman Street (foot of Joralemon) and is free, but you must RSVP here.

On Sunday evening at 7:00 actor and singer Michael Winther, accompanied on piano by Joseph Thalken, will present “Old Love/New Love: Songs of Romance for the Ages,” at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets. Admission is a suggested donation of $25; pay at the door. Proceeds benefit The Forum @ St. Ann’s arts and culture programs.

On Sunday afternoon at 3:00 the Brooklyn Historical Society will continue its celebration of Black History Month with a screening of Brooklyn Boheme; the screenings will continue each Sunday through February 22. Addendum: Tomorrow (Saturday) starting at 11:00 a.m. BHS will present a free family sing-along featuring Lloyd H. Miller and the Deedle Deedle Dees. “They will be celebrating Black History Month with songs connected to BHS’ exhibit Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom.”

Second addendum: Tomorrow (Saturday) evening at 8:00 the String Orchestra of Brooklyn will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in e flat major, Eroica, at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church. More information and purchase tickets here.

Don’t forget the Grace Church Winterfair Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Share this Story:

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

  • Sean

    Is this blog caput? Is it finished? anyone know?