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BATTLE WEEK: 8/20 – 8/28

August 27
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 28, 2022

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Enjoy these events and activities commemorating the opening chapter in America’s drive for independence, the Battle of Brooklyn!   Display of Revolutionary War Flags & Their History The Green-Wood Cemetery 8/20 - 8/28 Free   Battle of Brooklyn Canoes Gowanus! 3rd Ave & 19th Street 8/20 at 10 am & 8/24 at 7 pm $29 […]

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10:00 am

Battle of Brooklyn Trolley Tour at Green-Wood Cemetery

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Join historian Barnet Schecter, author of The Battle for New York, and Green-Wood Historian Jeff Richman, for this annual trolley tour of Green-Wood’s Revolutionary War-related sites. On August 27, 1776, Green-Wood was a battlefield—and much of the largest battle of the war was fought across its grounds. This tour is very popular and sells out […]

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Prison Ships Martyrs Memorial Ceremony at Fort Greene Park

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Remembering those who were held and the many who died as prisoners of war in British occupied New York during the Revolutionary War. Coordinated by the Society of Old Brooklynites, American Merchant Marine Association, and Navy Armed Guard. Attend at the Prison Ships Martyrs Monument in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn Call (718) 768-3195 for more […]

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Natural Dye Workshop with Iviva Olenick

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Learn multiple dye-making methods for Japanese indigo and giant marigolds, cultivated in Washington Park by local artist, Iviva Olenick in collaboration with Director of Gardens, Sam Lewis. All materials provided. Sponsored in part by a Greater New York Arts Development Fund grant from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by the Brooklyn […]

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12:00 pm

Maryland 400 Remembrance Ceremony & Battle of Brooklyn Living History

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Presented at the Old Stone House & Washington Park in partnership with the Society of the Cincinnati of Maryland and the Michael A. Rawley American Legion Post. Including reenactor regiments from the Battle of Brooklyn, battle strategies and daily life during the Revolutionary War.

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“Temple of Acacia” a solo exhibition by Dario Mohr

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 2, 2022

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Temple of Acacia is dedicated to the spiritual practices of West Africa that have been and continue to be suppressed in the U.S. cultural zeitgeist. The Acacia tree is native to many regions of Africa, and became the primary icon representing the diverse tribal nations from which people of the African diaspora in the Americas […]

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Backpack & School Supply Drive

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2022

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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We hope to serve Imani House and Camp Friendship by collecting 500 backpacks with school supplies for families in need. Can you help? Suggested items: Back packs, water bottles, note books, lined white loose leaf paper, small calculators, pens and pencils, glue sticks, pencil cases, blunt scissors, colored pencils or crayons, index cards, lunch boxes, rulers. We […]

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2:00 pm

Democracy Now! Exhibit at Gallery GAIA

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 28, 2022

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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This contemporary art exhibition brings together 25 artists to comment on the concept of democracy from their own unique points of view. “It’s believed that the origins of democracy can be traced back to Greece during the 6th century B.C. Some believe democratic ideals were practiced earlier: in India, Mesopotamia, and Sparta. Our founding fathers […]

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7:30 pm

The Battle of Brooklyn- A Farce of Two Acts

August 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Watch a short play written by snarky British loyalists in 1776 to mock the American defeat in the first and largest battle of the War for Independence. Was the Revolution a scam? Were the Founding Fathers idiots? The anonymous author of The Battle of Brooklyn, A Farce of Two Acts thought so! Come down to the Lawn […]

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