Beannachtaí Lá Fhéile Pádraig (Blessings of St. Patrick’s Day). You can be sure of a lively time this evening at The Custom House, 139 Montague Stret (between Clinton and Henry) or at O’Keefe’s Bar & Grill, 62 Court Stret (between Joralemon and Livingston).
If you missed Theater 2020’s free reading of David Fuller’s The B’ard last Wednesday, there will be another free reading this Saturday afternoon, March 18, starting at 2:00 PM and lasting one hour, at the Brooklyn Heights Library, 286 Cadman Plaza West. No reservations are required.
On Saturday evening, at 7:30, Voices in the Heights will present a concert featuring KJ Denhert and ilyAIMY “all the way from Baltimore” at the McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 121 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton Street). “And yes, Dan will be baking those incredible desserts for your intermission pleasure.” You may attend in person or on line; tickets are available here.
I’d be remiss if I didn’t remind you of my wife’s talk, with discussion, at St. Ann’s Church on Sunday afternoon, March 19, from 1:00 to 2:30. While the topic is the history of the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, you will also learn much about the history of women’s work in Brooklyn and about Brooklyn Heights’ social and real estate history. It’s free, and no reservations are required.