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Musical Interfaith Services at BHS and First Presbyterian to Celebrate MLK Jr. Weekend

Brooklyn Heights Synagogue and First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn will jointly host musical interfaith services to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. At BHS this Friday, Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m., the soul-stirring BHS and FPC choirs will perform together and the inimitable Rev. Adriene Thorne of FPC will bring the word. At FPC on Sunday, Jan. 14 […]

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First Presbyterian Launches Hurricane Matthew Relief Effort

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn is accepting donations of clothing and toiletries through the end of October for the people of both Cuba and Haiti. Donations can be sent directly to the church at 124 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, or dropped off during normal business hours. Here are more details […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This Saturday evening, December 20, at 8:00, and Sunday afternoon at 4:00, Bargemusic will present works by Bach (image), Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, and Mozart performed by Mark Peskanov on violin, Andrew Gonzalez on viola, Coleman Itzkoff on cello, and Michael Kimmelman on piano. Looking ahead to Wednesday evening, December 24, starting at 7:30 Bargemusic will […]

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Breakfast with Santa This Saturday (12/20) at First Presbyterian Church on Henry Street

Santa makes his annual stop in Brooklyn Heights this Saturday. Details after the jump.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This is really last minute. This (Thursday, December 12) evening the Brooklyn Historical Society is presenting “Book Talk: Sarah Zorn and Brooklyn Chef’s Table,” in the Society’s Great Hall, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton), starting at 6:30 p.m. A fantastic panel of chefs/restaurateurs profiled by Brooklyn food writer Sarah Zorn discuss the borough’s deliciously […]

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Brooklyn Holiday Events Galore This Weekend and Next

Besides the tree lighting and caroling on Wednesday, December 18, there are other local seasonal events coming up. If you know of anything not listed here, please add a comment. Today (Friday, December 6) until 3:00 p.m. Plymouth Church School is having its Holiday Bazaar, with lots of gifts for sale. Enter through the Beecher […]

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E-Waste Recycling Event May 4 and 5

You may take your no-longer-useful electronic devices for recycling at the First Unitarian Church chapel, on Pierrepont Street between Clinton Street and Monroe Place, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 and from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 5. A list of items that may be recycled is on the […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

As befits the season, this will be a big weekend for musical events in Brooklyn Heights. On Saturday evening, December 15, the Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus (photo) will present their Winter Concert at First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry Street (near Clark) starting at 5:30 p.m. The program includes Puccini’s “Gloria” (from Messa di Gloria), John Rutter’s […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestion: Baroque Music at First Presbyterian Saturday Evening

Baroque Across the River will present The Prince’s Muse, a concert of music by Bach, Handel, and Abel, at First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry Street (between Clark and Pierrepont) this Saturday evening, October 8, starting at 7:30. Musicians featured in the concert are Kathy McDonald on flute, Lisa Terry on viola da gamba, and Dongsok […]

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Interfaith Gathering on Brooklyn Heights Promenade Marks Tenth Anniversary of September 11 Attacks

At 12:30 yesterday afternoon there was a gathering on the Promenade to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Cnter, the Pentagon, and the plane that crashed in Pennsylvania. Above, The Rev. Al Bunis, of Plymouth Church, reads a portion of the Beatitudes, from the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 5, verses […]

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