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336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States

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April 2017
Free

Politics 101: Your Democracy in Action

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Want to get involved? Come learn about the basics of civic participation: - Participating in local institutions: Community Boards, Democratic and Republican clubs, PTAs, etc. - Voting in primaries and non-presidential elections, and the impact of low turnout. - Participating in electoral politics -- contributing money, attending and hosting friend/fundraisers, canvassing, and other forms of volunteering for campaigns. - How constituents win or lose in the competition for resources and favorable legislation. - How to communicate with elected officials, their…

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May 2017

Permaculture Apprentice Program at the Old Stone House

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Be a part of it! The Old Stone House gardens at Washington Park and MS 51 explore the innovations needed to reclaim our public space and respond to climate fluctuation.   The Permaculture Apprentice Program at the Old Stone House Gardens begins April 18, 2017. *NOTE NEW START DATE Field Training Days: 8 Tuesdays 9am – 1pm April 18 April 25 May 2 May 16 May 23 June 6 June 13 June 20 3 Saturdays, 10am – 2pm May 6…

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Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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This is acoustic instrumental meet-up focuses on tunes in the following traditions: Irish, English, New England Old Time, French Canadian, American Southern, and maybe even Scandinavian. Tunes are those that are typically suitable for contra dancing or other traditional fiddle tunes. This group is intended to provide a musical home for folks interested in playing tunes with other musicians, learning to play by ear and overall increasing their own musical skill. It’s fun and welcoming to all ages (see venue…

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$15 - $20

Don Militello – An Evening of Contemporary Jazz Piano Performance

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Join us for an evening of solo jazz piano performance with pianist Don Militello. The concert will feature a mix of original music and jazz standards. Don will also be talking about the art of jazz improvisation.  A reception will immediately follow the event. Don has performed extensively with the Glen Miller Band and has made stage appearances with Etta Jones, George Benson and Dizzy Gillespie. Tickets, $20/$15 students, available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets .

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$15

Spellbound Theatre: Up and Down Again

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 6, 2017 at 10:00am

Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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A construction site comes to life with interactive materials and machines used to construct a surprising project.  This one-of-a-kind performance features digging, lifting, rolling, stacking, measuring, and bulldozing...all the things that 2-5 year olds love best! Created and performed by Susanna Brock Performances at 10 am & 11:15 am Tickets: General Public: $15 each Season Pass holders: $12 Purchase a Season Pass for only $10 and get a 20% discount on all Spellbound Theatre performances at the Old Stone House…

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Brick Oven Brooklyn Meet Up

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Come join us for Community Baking Day at the new oven! Bring something to bake -- or several things! The new oven is huge and it'll be at baking temperature all day long. Jace and Yasmin will bring chicken to roast, or bread, cookies, or something else. Firing the oven will start around 9am, and we'll bake from noon-ish until 4pm. Drop by any time! We'll be standing around outside the entire time, so be sure to dress comfortably! Wear…

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$10

Good Coffeehouse @OSH: The Johnson Girls

May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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On Sunday, May 7th the Good Coffeehouse is pleased to present the next installment of their monthly music series with The Johnson Girls. The Johnson Girls is an energetic all-woman a cappella ensemble, performing traditional and contemporary music with an emphasis on songs of the sea and shore. With a sound that has been called “exciting,” “haunting,” and “uplifting,” the Johnson Girls give performances that bring audiences to their feet wherever they go. About The Johnson Girls: Each of The Johnson Girls…

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$10

Musical Ecologies: Alexandra Gardner

May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Join us for the next installment of the monthly series Musical Ecologies with composer Alexandra Gardner. The evening will begin with a conversation hosted by series curator Dan Joseph, and a reception will follow. Musical Ecologies is a monthly symposium on music and sound held every 2nd Thursday (except where noted) at the Old Stone House in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Curated and hosted by composer Dan Joseph, each event typically focuses on a single artist who presents a work or project either…

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$90

OSH Gardens: Foraged Floral Arranging with Designer Todd Carr

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Prepare for Mother's Day and wedding season! Todd Carr, founder & principal of Hort and Pott and former Senior Gardening Editor at Martha Stewart Living, has been creating unique floral designs for weddings and events for years. He is a garden designer, artist, horticulturalist, potter, educator and collector of fine goods. His style is loose and whimsical, capturing a moment and leaving an impression. Participants will walk the OSH gardens for plant identification, then make and take home an arrangement…

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$5

Brick Oven Brooklyn Meet Up – Make Your Own Pizza Day

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Come join us for Make Your Own Pizza Day at the new oven! Firing the oven will start around 9 am, and we'll have pizza fixings to make and bake from noon-ish until 2 pm. Drop by any time! We'll be outside the entire time, so be sure to dress comfortably! Wear multiple layers, and be sure to wear sturdy, close toed shoes. May weather can still be unpredictable. We will bake even if it is misty, as long as it…

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Upstanders Fest – Immigration & Sanctuary Cities

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Join Monica Montgomery of Museum Hue in partnership with Multilocational, an exhibit of work by artists Cecile Chong and Natalia Nakazawa

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$15 - $25

Art Song @ OSH: New Voices

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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On Sunday, May 21st, 2017 Brooklyn Art Song Society will present its season finale, a concert of songs written after 2010, as part of its New Voices series.  Two works will be world premieres: A new work by Tom Cipullo written to celebrate the wedding of artistic director Michael Brofman and Glen Rovens Three Songs by Thomas Hardy for baritone and bass-clarinet.  Also on the program: Scott Wheelers swashbuckling Ben Gunn Songs on texts from Treasure Island (which BASS premiered…

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June 2017
FREE

Grow NYC Stop ‘N’ Swap

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, electronics, books and toys that you no longer need. Take home something new-to-you, free! You don't have to bring something to take something. Please do NOT bring: furniture, large items, expired or open food, unsealed personal care products, medicine, dirty or ripped clothing, fabric scraps, incomplete toys and games, non-working electronics, magazines, tube TVs, or sharp objects.  

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$15

Spellbound Theatre: Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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This one-of-a-kind storytelling performance follows a lost toy, Catbear, as he travels through the tunnels of New York City on six different subway lines, looking for his owner. Each train has its own story, and Catbear experiences all the sights and sounds of New York City before landing home again. Interactive and intimate, this show is ideal for children ages 2-5. Performances at 10 am & 11:15 am Tickets: General Public: $15 each Season Pass holders: $12 Purchase a Season…

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Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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This is acoustic instrumental meet-up focuses on tunes in the following traditions: Irish, English, New England Old Time, French Canadian, American Southern, and maybe even Scandinavian. Tunes are those that are typically suitable for contra dancing or other traditional fiddle tunes. This group is intended to provide a musical home for folks interested in playing tunes with other musicians, learning to play by ear and overall increasing their own musical skill. It’s fun and welcoming to all ages (see venue…

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July 2017
FREE

Piper Theater: The Brontës, A Musical

July 9 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 16, 2017 at 8:30pm

One event on July 23, 2017 at 8:30pm

Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Outdoors on the Main Stage this Summer Piper Theatre Productions presents Theater in Asylum's Workshop Production of The Brontës A musical Music by Lucas Tahiruzzaman Syed Lyrics by Sarah Ziegler Book by Katie Palmer, Lucas Syed, and Sarah Ziegler "Literature cannot be the business of a woman's life." After receiving this crushing response from the poet laureate, Charlotte Bronte went on to write Jane Eyre, spearhead her sisters' writing careers, and break through a Victorian "glass ceiling." Literary history is…

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