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Battle Week 2019

August 15 - August 27
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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More than a week of events and activities commemorating the opening chapter in America’s drive for independence, marking the 243rd Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn Thursday, August 15, 7-9 pm Exhibit Opening - No More Water Contemporary Work by Tahir Carl Karmali and Justin Sterling, curated by Katherine Gressel on view through October 12 […]

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10:30 am

Battle of Brooklyn Bike Tour

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$30

Join artist, educator, and tour guide Rich Garr for a bike tour around Brooklyn. Meet at the Old Stone House and ride to Brooklyn Bridge Park. $30 tickets at Brown Paper Tickets – bike rental not included. Limited to 12 riders so reserve soon! Tickets available here.

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2:00 pm

Battle of Brooklyn Neighborhood Walking Tour

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$12

Join Old Stone House Board Member and Hunter College Archaeology Professor William J. Parry for a neighborhood tour of the Battle of Brooklyn. Meet at Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park, NW corner. The walk ends at the Old Stone House & Washington Park with light refreshments. $12 per person. Wear comfortable shoes. Advance […]

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8:00 pm

Concrete Timbre presents “AKA Benj (Franklin’s Women)”

August 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until August 25, 2019

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$15
A statue of Benjamin Franklin holds a bouquet of flowers and a bottle of champagne

A/K/A Benj (Franklin's Women) is an interdisciplinary concert presentation exploring Benjamin Franklin's female identities, satires, and hoaxes that were used to critique love, gender stereotypes, witch hunts, and the slavery of his era. Featuring original texts by Benjamin Franklin set to music by Benjamin Franklin, Whitney George, Stephanie Greig, Jinhee Han, & Ann Warren. Choreography […]

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