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The Old Stone House at Washington Park

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336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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August 2017
Free

Being Well: In Search of Utopia?

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - October 8 @ 4:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Being Well: In Search of Utopia? A Contemporary Art Exhibit Curated by Kathryn Gressel Opening Reception: Thursday, August 24, 2017 6-8 p.m. Includes a participatory performance with Zoey Hart and bassist/composer Nick Dunston (7pm) & tarot card readings with Tattfoo Tan. Participating Artists: Zoey Hart, Leslie Kerby, Anthony Heinz May, Carolyn Monastra, Shana Moulton, Carmen Papalia, Shervone Neckles, Jenna Spevack, Tattfoo Tan, Jody Wood Artist Selection Committee: Mitra Dejkameh, Co-Interim Director of Education and Manager, ArtAccess Programs and Autism Initiatives, Queens…

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September 2017
Free

Creative Wellness Gathering Station with Shervone Neckles

September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Sample and mix your own loose herbal tea blends at this community engagement initiative designed by Queens based artist Shervone Neckles. The Creative Wellness Gathering Station channels the knowledge and wisdom of the local community to recall remedies and natural methods folks use to heal and cure everyday ailments. Through interactive demonstrations exploring the origin, multi-purpose and mixing techniques of the selected herbs displayed and offered, station participants will be able to identify at least one applicable method and create their…

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The Gowanus Lowlands – Creating an Accessible, Active Watershed

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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The future of Gowanus is entering a critical phase, with the confluence of several major long-standing efforts: the federally mandated cleanup under the canal's Superfund status; related cleanups at the state and city levels; and probable land use changes that will cue both private development and city investment in the public realm. The Lowlands seeks to ensure the community has a key role in shaping a watershed that is accessible, active, and clean for all. Join the Gowanus Canal Conservancy,…

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October 2017

Postcards for Politicians Community Art Workshop with Carolyn Monastra

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Artist Carolyn Monastra will discuss the impacts of climate change on our individual and environmental health (which she has documented through her ongoing Witness Tree project), and lead participants in brainstorming solutions, including political action. Using recycled materials, attendees will be encouraged to create hand-made postcards voicing their concerns about climate change and health. These postcards will first be displayed on a "Live Witness Tree" outside the Old Stone House and later be sent to local and national politicians. Participants…

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$5

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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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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Free

Kings County Fiber Festival

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Join us for the 6th annual Kings County Fiber Festival and spend the day with natural fiber artists, crocheters, dyers, felters, knitters, quilters, spinners and weavers at our annual fiber fair. The full day event includes a marketplace for independent fiber artists from the tri-state area  and beyond, as well as demonstrations, an art exhibit and more!

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6th Annual Permaculture Festival & Skill Share

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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  Join us for: Forums Garden Walks Craft & Health Vendors Brick oven cooking Music

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$10 - $20

In Concert: Eleonor Bindman, piano and Robert Chausow, violin

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Join us for what promises to be a gorgeous all Bach program, including  Sonatas #2 and #4 for Violin and Piano, and Partita #3 for solo piano.   A reception with Eleonor and Robert will follow the program. Tickets $20/$10 students & seniors available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets   Eleonor Bindman was born in Riga, Latvia, where she became a music student at the age of five.  After her family immigrated to the United States, she attended the High School…

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$15

Aestheticism, Pop Culture, Evil & Oscar Wilde

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Oscar Wilde popularized the idea that Beauty, rather than Truth or Goodness, should be the aim of art -- and by extension pop culture. It was an idea that gave us stunning paintings that are just splashes of color and movies that are pure roller coasters. But did removing accuracy and moral aims from art lead us into our current predicament where we blame stories for preaching violence, patriarchy, racism and sexism?  Join us on Oscar Wilde's birthday at the Old…

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Free

Life Is So Peculiar: American Popular Songs 1919-1956

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Join us for a night of celebrating the great American songs of Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Jimmy van Housen, and many more!

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$45

Tastings @ OSH: Fall for Brandy

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Join us for a lively evening with food and drink expert Tonya Hopkins to savor brandy, as we head into autumn!   American food & drinks scholar/writer/raconteur Tonya Hopkins is the great granddaughter of a Prohibition Era speakeasy “entrepreneur” and a mixology maven who’s worked in many aspects of the wine and spirits industry for nearly two decades.

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$12 - $15

Spellbound Theatre Presents: The Last Coin

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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"Some stories live in books and some live in the world around us. I wonder where this story wants to be?" When the page of a book is irreparably torn, a storyteller and her loyal stage manager must find another way to share their story of three princes on a quest to determine which of them will be their kingdom's next ruler. Through shadow puppetry, sensory audience interactions, and other exciting surprises, little ones will experience a tale of cleverness…

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$5

Brick Oven Brooklyn Meet Up

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Come join us for Community Baking Day at the Old Stone House brick oven! Bring something to bake — or several things! The wood-fired 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…

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November 2017
$5

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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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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$10 - $25

PhiloSonia Presents Liaisons I: The Schumanns & Brahms

November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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…Passionate and tragic, complex and mysterious, the bond between these three great musical personalities was marked by mutual admiration and ardent support. During a time of fervent conflict between absolute and program music, their friendship formed the center of a stronghold in defense of the aesthetic values of pure music.  PhiloSonia's second season explores composers' friendships and the works they inspired. Stani Dimitrova, violin Igor Pikayzen, violin Colin Brookes, viola Michael Katz, cello Pascal Archer, clarinet Miori Sugiyama, piano Program:…

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$5

Brick Oven Brooklyn Meet Up

November 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Come join us for Community Baking Day at the Old Stone House brick oven! Bring something to bake — or several things! The wood-fired 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…

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December 2017

Brooklyn Art Song Society

December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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LA FRANCE BONUS CONCERT A special bonus concert exclusively for Brooklyn Art Song Society season pass holders. George Auric: 4 Chants de la France Malheureuse Alfred Bachelet: Chère Nuit Georges Bizet: Absence, Chanson d’Avril, Pastel Claude Debussy: Fêtes galantes (deuxieme recueil) Olivier Messiaen: 3 Mélodies Justine Aronson, Laura Strickling, soprano; Nils Neubert, tenor; Michael Brofman, Richard Valitutto piano Purchase your season pass on-line at Brown Paper Tickets illustration by Joan Chiverton

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$5

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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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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$5

Brick Oven Brooklyn Meet Up

December 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Come join us for Community Baking Day at the Old Stone House brick oven! Bring something to bake — or several things! The wood-fired 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…

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