Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend is your last chance to see the Heights Players’ production of Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth. Performances are on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21 at 8:00 p.m., and a Sunday, March 22 matinee at 2:00 p.m., at the Playhouse, 26 Willow Place. You may make reservations here. On Saturday at noon and again at 2:00 p.m. the Heights Players will present Snow White, a participation play for children. Tickets are $6; email for reservations.

On Saturday afternoon starting at 3:00 Brooklyn Bridge Park will present an “exploration,” led by Bart Chezar, “of the features of the osprey [photo] platform that strive to have these magnificent raptors flock to the NY Harbor.” It’s free, but you must RSVP here.

On Friday evening at 8:00 Bargemusic presents pianist Inna Faliks performing works by Clarice Assad, Johannes Brahms, and Clara Schumann. There’s more piano on Saturday evening at 8:00 when Steven Beck plays works by Mozart, Schumann, Schubert, and Stravinsky. On Sunday afternoon at 4:00 works by Schubert, Martinu, and Mendelssohn will be performed by Jesse Mills on violin, Jim Wilson on cello, and Reiko Aizawa 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 Sunday afternoon at 3:00 the Brooklyn Historical Society continues its celebration of Women’s History Month with a screening of Su Freidrich’s film Gut Renovation, a documentary about the gentrification of Williamsburg. The film is being screened each Sunday in March at the same time. Admission is free with museum admission (free for BHS or Green-Wood Cemetery members).

Photo: “Osprey Flying With One Eye On the Prize”; Peter Wallack via Wikimedia Commons.

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