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August 2016

Battle Week – The 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - August 28 @ 2:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park,
336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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August 17 @ 6:00 pm - August 28 @ 2:00 pm A week of events and activities commemorating the opening chapter in America’s drive for independence, marking the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn Wednesday, August 17, 7 – 9 pm Appropriating Revolution Old Stone House & Washington Park An contemporary exhibit curated by Katherine Gressel On view through October 8, 2016 www.theoldstonehouse.org Thursday, August 18, 6:30 pm, free/pre-registration required 1776: Revolution and Emotion with Historian Nicole Eustace Brooklyn…

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Appropriating Revolution

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - October 8 @ 6:00 pm
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A contemporary art exhibition at the Old Stone House & Washington Park, curated by Katherine Gressel Exhibition Opening: Wednesday, August 17, 6-9 p.m. Exhibition dates: August 17-October 8, 2016 Hours: Fridays 3-7 p.m.; or by appointment Call 718-768-3195 or email info@theoldstonehouse.org Exhibiting Artists: Lauren Frances Adams, Jim Costanzo , Gen Howe, Robert Gould, Alicia Grullon, Nsenga Knight With outdoor public art installations by: Gen Howe, Anthony Heinz May To mark the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, the Old Stone…

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Old Stone House: Witness to War Exhibition Opening

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park,
336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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We are proud to unveil our new permanent exhibit Old Stone House: Witness to War. This exhibit explores the Battle of Brooklyn, as well as family life in Brooklyn during the Revolution and Occupation. Come celebrate with us! View the exhibit and sample colonial cocktails and snacks from our wood-fired oven.

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The Great Escape

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Main Street Beach
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Brooklyn Bridge Park/Pebble Cove Join the Revolutionary Army! Glover’s Marblehead Regiment hosts a program in partnership with the Village Community Boat House.  

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Free

Rediscover Denyse Wharf

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Denyse Wharf,
4th Avenue Overpass
Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
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Walk along the beach at Denyse Wharf, where the British landed in 1776. Enjoy the wide views of the Lower Bay, meet colonial re-enactors, and learn about this important environmental site. Access via the Belt Parkway’s 4th Avenue Overpass. www.waterfrontalliance.org

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Free

Scavenger Battle! at BLDG 92 Brooklyn Navy Yard

August 27 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
BLDG 92,
63 Flushing Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Team up with family & friends for a day of trivia, gaming and historical fun. Activities include: - Follow “Brooklyn vs. Britain” pop culture clues in an interactive scavenger hunt - Play our Battle Ship Memory Match game FREE | No reservations required 718-907-5932 / www.bldg92.org  

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Free

Dramatic Reading of The Declaration of Independence at The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House,
1820 Flushing Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385 United States
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Join the Greater Ridgewood Historical Society at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House for a day of activities! Hear the Declaration of Independence read the 18th century way at 2pm & 4pm. Learn about how it was written and the role it played during the Battle of Brooklyn. Other activities include:  History scavenger hunt, writing with quill pens and making simulated wampum jewelry Suggested donation: $5 adults/children FREE 718-456-1776 / www.onderdonkhouse.org

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$10 - $12

Battle of Brooklyn Neighborhood Walk

August 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Prospect Park,
Grand Army Plaza entrance , NW corner
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Led by Old Stone House Board Member and Hunter College Archaeology Professor William J. Parry. Meet at Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park, NW corner. $12 per person/$10 OSH members; includes light refreshments. Wear comfortable shoes. Register at www.brownpapertickets.com More information: (718) 768-3195/info@theoldstonehouse.org

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Battle of Brooklyn Commemoration at The Green-Wood Cemetery

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery,
5th Avenue & 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY United States
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The Battle of Brooklyn, fought in 1776 on land that is now a part of Green-Wood, was the first battle of the American Revolution to be waged after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. On the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, Green-Wood hosts a day of free commemoration ceremonies and 18th-century living. See parades, cannon fire, horses, re-enactments and historic cooking. Living history events and activities will offer kids a real feel for life during the American…

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September 2016
$10

Musical Ecologies: Peter Gordon

September 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park,
336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 2016, 8:00 PM, Admission by contribution ($10 suggested) PETER GORDON: The Ten of Wands (a Tone Poem) The Old Stone House in Washington Park, 3rd Street & 5th Avenue Park Slope, Brooklyn - Map 718-768-3195 The 2016-17 season of Musical Ecologies opens Thursday September 8th with composer and musician Peter Gordon. A longtime veteran of New York’s Downtown music scene, Gordon will present Life, The Remix, a self described “solo tone poem” with saxophone, keyboards, laptop and spoken…

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