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Old Stone House & Washington Park

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336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States

September 2016

Friends of JJ Byrne Playground Clean-Up

September 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Time to freshen things up!  Join us for some raking, sweeping and power washing to get the playground ready for Fall!

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BOCAS Lit Fest – Write This in Fire: Five Burning Voices from the Caribbean

September 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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A Brooklyn Book Fest Book End event with writers sharing their work and signing books.  Reception to follow.

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Why I Shot Hamilton – America’s First Capitalist

September 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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A demonstration of early American baking & whiskey distillation featuring a hearth & copper still with tasting; plus freedom of speech & radical revelations from the Free Money Movement & the 2nd Whiskey Rebellion. A performance by the Aaron Burr Society in conjunction with Appropriating Revolution, on view through October 9.

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Spellbound Theatre Season Kick-Off Party & Fundraiser

September 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$25 – $50

Come celebrate Spellbound Theatre's fifth anniversary and 2016-17 Season kick-off.  There will be food, drinks, crafts, creative play, and a special storytelling performance created just for this event. This event will be a chance to socialize with Spellbound artists, board members, and help us raise funds to support our Free Family Art Days. Invite a friend and you will both get a Spellbound Explorers drop-in class pass.  Email info@spellboundtheatre.com for more details. Individual and Family Tickets available here.

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Open Source: Art and Collaboration – 5th Avenue Sidewalk

September 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Explore the artist process with Open Source - how artists' processes change and grow during collaboration, the role of art making in the community and the role of community in art-making.

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Voices Beyond Bondage – An Author Talk on Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century

September 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free

Voices Beyond Bondage is the first anthology to focus on the poetry of the 19th century's black owned press; Voices compiles 150 poems culled from thirty-six black owned newspapers into one unique volume. Voices also draws heavily on NYC's rich African American history; several of the newspapers included in the volume were published here in the city.  Join Erika DeSimone and Fidel Louis for a reading and conversation around this  almost completely neglected part of American history Published in 2014, Voices has garnered national attention: The Tavis…

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October 2016

Alicia Grullon – Pick It!

October 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Create your own protest signs with artist Alicia Grullon.  Learn about the history of protest signage, consider issues important to you and "picket" with the artist. Meet in the park on the 5th Avenue side of the Old Stone House. See documentation of past performances on Alicia's website This project is presented in conjunction with our current temporary exhibition Appropriating Revolution, featuring work by Grullon and 6 other contemporary artists incorporating images, texts, and actions from past revolutions in their work to address the most important issues of…

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OSH Will Be Closed Sunday, October 9 for a Wedding

October 9, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Musical Ecologies: Andrea Parkins

October 13, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

Join us for the next installment of the monthly series Musical Ecologies with sound artist, composer and electroacoustic musician Andrea Parkins. A participant of sound art/experimental music communities worldwide, she is known for her pioneering gestural/textural approach on her electronically-processed accordion & virtual instruments. Described as a "sound-ist," of "protean," talent by critic Steve Smith, her laptop electronics, amplified objects & Fender-amped accordion create fields of lush harmonics, concretized disruption & sculpted electronic feedback. The evening will begin with a conversation hosted…

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Sharon Wyse in Concert – I’ll Buy That Dream: Love Songs 1931-1973

October 14, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Songs by the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Sammy Cohn, Lerner and Loewe, Rogers and Hart and many more. Sharon Wyse, vocalist Wells Hanley, piano

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2nd Annual Mythic Meal

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Come as your favorite princess, pirate or superhero for our 2nd annual Mythic Meal, sponsored by Park Slope Parents. Tickets are $10 for adults/$5 for kids – or free for a family of four if you become a $35 Neighbor of the Old Stone House & Washington Park, or a higher level, between September 25 through October 14, to help support our work all year long! Advance tickets available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets

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In Concert: Double Entendre

October 15, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Double Entendre Music Ensemble member Christa Robinson and her band, the Phantasy Quartet, explore music for oboe, violin, viola and cello from the 18th century through the present day. Listen to music by Bach, Mozart, Schumann, Britten, Bresnick and Johnson. Double Entendre Old and New is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from…

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Art Song @ OSH: Songs of Love and Innocence

October 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10 – $20

Join us for our first Art Song @ OSH event of the 2016/17 season, featuring mezzo-soprano Sarah Nelson Craft, accompanied by pianist Carol Wong. Songs of Love and Innocence will feature works by Britten, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Falla, Heggie, and Justine Chen Tickets available on-line @ Brown Paper Tickets

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Spellbound Theatre: GROW!

October 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15

"The seasons change and so do I..." Follow the life cycle of an apple seed through four seasons in this lovely, interactive performance for very young children.  Young audiences and the storyteller plant a seed together and help it grow, while learning gentle and charming songs and ASL signs to help tell a story of seasonal growth. Created and performed by Lauren Sharpe Shows at 10 am & 11:15 am Tickets: General Public: $15 each Season Pass holders: $12 Purchase…

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Eleonor Bindman, Pianist, In Concert

October 23, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10 – $20

Bach: Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Klavier Beethoven: Sonata Op. 2 # 3 Liszt: Sonnetto 104 di Petrarca, Il Penseroso and Mephisto Waltz #1 Tickets: $20/$10 students & seniors

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PhiloSonia – The Composer as Architect

October 29, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:35 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10 – $20

Johannes Brahms:  Violin Sonata No. 1, Op 78, Edvard Grieg: Violin Sonata No. 3 in c minor Witold Lutoslawski: Subito Stanichka Dimitrova, violin Spencer Myer, piano Tickets: $20/$10 students & seniors at Brown Paper Tickets “The Composer as Architect” is the first of four concerts in PhiloSonia’s inagural season, Revelations. A heart-beat-like rhythm, melodies evoking a composer’s native folklore; this concert looks at the different elements composers use to unify their work.

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Halloween Costume Contest and Mini Parade

October 30, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free

Roll out that great Halloween costume a day early for our Park Slope Parents-Park Slope Civic Council sponsored Costume Context and Mini-Parade (we know 6:30 pm on Monday night can be a challenge...) Arrive at 3 pm to sign up for a category and let your creativity fly! Mini-parade around the park with members of our fave Halloween marching band, Paprika! 2016 Halloween Costume Contest Awards Boo Baby Award                              Best Infant up to 12 months Hot Wheels Award                          Best…

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Park Slope Civic Council Halloween Parade

October 31, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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The great annual Park Slope Civic Council Halloween Parade ends in JJ Byrne Playground with a mini-dance party with Ethan Schlesser and his band.  The parade starts at 7th Avenue & 14th Street, heads north and turns left on 3rd Street, ending in the park.

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November 2016

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

November 2, 2016 @ 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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Musical Ecologies: Vicki Ray

November 10, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

Join us for the next installment of the monthly series Musical Ecologies with Vicki Ray, a Grammy-nominated interpreter of contemporary piano music. Known for thoughtful and innovative programming which seeks to redefine the piano recital in the 21st century, Vicki’s concerts often include electronics, video, recitation and improvisation. 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…

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Show & Tale: Soldiers, Sailors & Civilians

November 12, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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FREE

The history of Veteran’s Day can be told through the many United States veterans who’ve served our country and its people in our military as well as their loved ones and other civilians. From our “veteran” veterans - those World War II veterans who fought on the beaches of Normandy or in the island-hopping campaign of the Pacific Islands, and the vets of the Vietnam conflict, on up through to those younger veterans who’ve served in our most recent wars…

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Spellbound Theatre: Up and Down Again

November 13, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 6, 2017 at 10:00 am

Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15

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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December 2016

Whiskey Tasting

December 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$45

OSH's hero, William Alexander, spent years trying to convince the Scots that he should be recognized as the Earl of Stirling.  He didn't succeed, but it didn't deter his love of spirits!  Join us to sample whiskey from Scotland and the US, enjoy warm homemade breads from OSH's new wood-fired oven, and other delicious colonial inspired treats. There will be punch for non-whiskey lovers who enjoy a party, and it's a great opportunity to tour OSH's beautiful new exhibit, Old…

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Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair

December 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
FREE

Join us for our annual fair featuring rare, vintage and out-of-print books from independent booksellers all over Brooklyn, organized by Peter Miller of Freebird Books.  Honey & Wax, Unnameable Books, Terrace Books, Enchanted Books, Tom Davidson Bookseller, Brooklyn Books, and Presence NYC will be on-hand to help you  jump-start your holiday shopping.  Be surprised by books you didn’t even know you wanted! As a special treat, Jonathan Tarleton of Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas will also lead a…

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Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair Copy

December 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
FREE

Join us for our annual fair featuring rare, vintage and out-of-print books from independent booksellers all over Brooklyn, organized by Peter Miller of Freebird Books.  Honey & Wax, Unnameable Books, Terrace Books, Enchanted Books, Tom Davidson Bookseller, Brooklyn Books, and Presence NYC will be on-hand to help you  jump-start your holiday shopping.  Be surprised by books you didn’t even know you wanted! As a special treat, Jonathan Tarleton of Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas will also lead a…

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Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

December 7, 2016 @ 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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Musical Ecologies: Mark Stewart

December 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

Join us for the next installment of the monthly series Musical Ecologies with multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and instrument designer Mark Stewart. 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…

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Photos with Santa

December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

Join us for our 2nd annual photo session with Santa, in partnership with Park Slope Parents and the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID.  Photos will be taken on a first come, first serve basis for $10.   Photographer Marc Goldberg will make his professional photos available on his website for purchase, and you're welcome to snap your own photo as well.

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Brandenburgers Holiday Concert

December 17, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

Our beloved house band, the Brooklyn Brandenburgers, will perform their annual holiday concert on Saturday, December 17 at 2 pm and 7 pm, with music by Bach, Corelli, Dvorak, Glickman, Ostyn and Piazzolla.  Tickets are $10, and available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets.  Children under 16 are free. The Brooklyn Brandenburgers are: Violins:  Akiko Bamba, Jane Buckwalter, Herb Dalin, Michelle DesRoches, Bonne Mogulescu, Emma Sky Violas:   Howard Chasnoff, Rose Moskowitz, Nadine Post Cellos:   Peter Joseph, Martha Siegel Bass:…

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Spellbound Theatre: The Last Coin

December 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15

"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 the 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…

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January 2017

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

January 4, 2017 @ 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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Mulchfest!

January 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Saturday and Sunday, January 7 and 8, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Bring your holiday tree to Washington Park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city. More than 30,000 trees were recycled last year. Help us top this number! Please remember to remove all lights, ornaments and netting before bringing us your tree.

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Good Coffeehouse @OSH: Stillhouse Serenade

January 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

On Sunday, January 8th, the Good Coffeehouse is proud to present an afternoon of music with Stillhouse Serenade. The band is a collective of passionate and eclectic champions of bluegrass, old time, honky-tonk, traditional, originals, R&B, early blues and country music, which they play with authority and joy. The band features the impressive guitar work and compelling vocals and duets of Dan Weiss and Mary Olive Smith, along with Brooklyn native Trip Henderson’s incredible harmonica artistry. Not-to-be missed on accordion…

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Musical Ecologies: Thomas Buckner

January 12, 2017 @ 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 baritone Thomas Buckner. 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…

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Spellbound Theatre: Under the Tree

January 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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A young girl escapes her noisy life and takes us on an immersive exploration of a magical world in her own backyard.  Told through puppetry, multi-media, and interactive storytelling. 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 through June 2017. Season Pass must be purchased BEFORE purchasing tickets to this…

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MLK Express Yourself Day

January 16, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Honor Martin Luther King Day by creating your own signs. Whether you’re marching in DC, NYC or just want to speak your mind, we’ll have posterboard, pens, markers, and paints. Please bring any other supplies you'd like to share, and B.Y.O.P.B. (bring your own poster board,) if you have any available.

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Inauguration Day Pot Luck Get Together

January 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Join us at OSH for a pot luck lunch to mark the inaugural transition together, and remember the ideals of American democracy that reflect these critical junctures. Councilmember Brad Lander and his team have put together readings that reflect on the deep values of democracy -- from George Washington (with a little help from Lin-Manuel Miranda), Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Langston Hughes, Martin Luther King, Jr, Elizabeth Warren, Pramila Jayapal, and the Declaration of Independence. Feel free to join us…

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Five Centuries of Indoor Gardening from Breuklyn to BKLYN – CANCELLED

January 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$50

Award-winning podcasters and garden designers Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg of We Dig Plants will share stories of past plant obsessions and the trend-setters that changed interior garden design in this short historic lecture and hands-on workshop about growing plants indoors from the Dutch Colonial era to today. Create two miniature indoor gardens inspired by historical styles to take home, and enjoy tea and light refreshments. No green thumb required! Tickets available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets

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In Concert @ OSH: Songs Celebrating Birth, Birthdays and Days After

January 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10 – $15

Audrey Luna, Soprano, Matthew Patrick Morris, Baritone and Robert Fleitz, piano Tickets $15/$10 students at Brown Paper Tickets Program: Never Weather Beaten Sail, Thomas Campion; Autobiography Literaria, Christopher Berg; Ain't It the Truth, Harold Arlen; May I Feel, Bill Bolcom; Dear God: "Peter", David Sisco; The Art Teacher, Rufus Wainwright; Lust from the 7 Deadly Sins, Robert Beaser; Maxim #1, Bill Bolcom; Cloths of Heaven, Dilys Elwyn-Edwards Songs from the Birth Project by Libby Larsen; Next by Nico Muhly Mozart…

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February 2017

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

February 1, 2017 @ 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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12th Annual Seed Celebration & Swap

February 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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FREE

Presented by The New York Permaculture Exchange, The Park Slope Permaculture Guild and the Old Stone House & Washington Park This annual event brings together gardeners of all stripes to engage in the traditional activity of trading seeds. Our seed heritage is as old as our love of great food and Brooklyn gardeners are savvy to the benefits of top quality, organic seeds. Heirloom varieties of tomatoes, lettuce, and root crops as well as more esoteric and ethnically diverse items such…

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Art Song @ OSH: Italienisches Liederbuch by Hugo Wolf

February 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10 – $20

Join us for Italienisches Liederbuch -- a collection of 46 lieder by composer Hugo Wolf (1860-1903), featuring Jesse Blumberg, baritone, Donna Breitzer, mezzo-soprano and Grant Wenaus, piano. $20 general admission/$10 students & seniors Tickets available in advance at Brown Paper Tickets

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PhiloSonia: The Composer as Confessor

February 10, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10 – $20

The next installment of PhiloSonia's inagural season, Revelations, "The Composer as Confessor" examines how composers look back into their lives through their work. Bedich Smetana "From My Life," Franz Schubert String Quintet D.956 Featuring: Stanichka Dimitrova, violin; Igor Pikayzen, violin; Chieh-Fan Yiu, viola; Adrian Daurov, cello; and Michael Katz, cello $20 general admission/$10 students & seniors Tickets available online at Brown Paper Tickets

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OSH Gardens: Botanical Body Oil and Candle Making with Brooklyn Bar – Cancelled

February 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$60

Join Joann and Itala of Brooklyn Bar pre-Valentine's Day to make botanical body oils and candles. Brooklyn Bar specializes in shea butter, cocoa butter and olive oil soaps as well as unique products like their signature So Shea Body Butter, Silky Body Balm and Bitter Balm (an all natural insect repellent). Participants will make and take home body oil and tea candles in a variety of scents, and enjoy tea and light refreshments sponsored by Groundworks Inc.  Brooklyn Bar will also…

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Good Coffeehouse @OSH: Tim Grimm and the Family Band

February 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

On Sunday, February 12th, the Good Coffeehouse is proud to present an afternoon of music with Tim Grimm and the Family Band. Grimm walks the fine line between folk and country, while maintaining a strong footing in tradition. Tim’s songs are full of the rural rumblings that have shaped his life—rich with descriptive details, and sung with warmth and intimacy—recognizing the inextinguishable national romance with the idea of the family farm and the vanishing landscape of rural America. About Tim Grimm:…

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Spellbound Theatre: Ears, Nose, and Tail

February 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15

Ears, Nose, and Tail follows the adventures of Dog, who isn't sure he wants to be a dog anymore.  Using shadow puppetry, animation, and projected media, Spellbound artists create a world where anything can change and a regular old dog can become whatever, or whomever, he wants. 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…

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Community Baking Day

February 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$5

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. We'll meet at the stone oven next to the Old Stone House. Firing the oven will start around 9am, and we'll bake from noon-ish until 4pm. Drop by any time! We'll be standing…

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March 2017

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

March 1, 2017 @ 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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Art Song @ OSH: The Compassion Ecstatic – Mirabai, Rilke, Rumi

March 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10 – $20

Justine Aronson, soprano Richard Valitutto, piano John Harbison - Mirabai Songs Julia Wolfe - Compassion Nicholas Deyoe - Rilke Settings (world premiere) Kamala Sankaram - The Far Shore Anne LeBaron - Empty Page Marc Lowenstein - The Rose of Sharon Aaron Copland - selections from Old American Songs Tickets available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets

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Multilocational Exhibition Opening

March 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Join us for a glass of wine, and a tour of the exhibit! Through June 25, 2017 A contemporary art exhibit curated by Katherine Gressel Multilocational is defined as “of, pertaining to, or being present in more than one location.” It subtly plays on the words multicultural or multinational, or of mixed ancestry or residence. For those who have migrated from one location to another--in some cases by force-- ”multilocational” also conveys the struggle (or joy) of holding on to memories…

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Good Coffeehouse @OSH: Hell’s Kitchen Country Band

March 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

On Sunday, March 12th the Good Coffeehouse is pleased to present the next installment of their monthly music series with Hell's Kitchen Country, a band that features some of the best three-part bluegrass harmony heard in these parts. Comprised of three exceptionally musically gifted bluegrass and old time country veterans Gene Yellin (guitar), Bill Christophersen (fiddle) and Mark Farrell (mandolin), the band derives its repertoire from the lesser known material of bluegrass pioneers such as the Sauceman Brothers as well…

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Spellbound Theatre: A Book of Hours

March 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15

A larger than life book leads children through familiar daily events using favorite nursery rhymes and songs to tell the story, as well as surprising treasures, puppets, and discoveries. 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 through June 2017. Season Pass must be purchased BEFORE purchasing tickets to this…

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Wood Fired Oven Baking Workshop With Sarah Owens

March 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$400

On Saturday March 25th from 10 am-4 pm, and Sunday March 26th from 10 am-2 pm,  join Sarah Owens, author of the James Beard awarded Sourdough, for a special two day workshop making naturally leavened breads for the wood-fired oven. Limited to 8 individuals, on Day 1 participants will learn the basics of maintaining a sourdough culture before making bread dough, pizza dough and bagels using regionally grown and milled heritage grains. On Day 2, you will learn to make…

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Musical Ecologies: David Grubbs

March 29, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

Join us for our rescheduled perforamnce of Musical Ecologies with composer, guitarist, pianist, and vocalist David Grubbs. 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…

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April 2017

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

April 5, 2017 @ 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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New World Trio: French Promenades! Works by Debussy, Ravel, Fauré and Payette

April 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15 – $20

Join us on Friday, April 7 for the Brooklyn premiere of Toronto's New World Trio--an exciting new presence on the international chamber music scene. Forged by a common desire to present dynamic and engaging chamber music to a variety of listening audiences, Alexander Zou (violinist), Victor Ferreira (cellist), and Ronée Boyce (pianist), formed the trio after working in various capacities as performing artists and teachers. Tickets $20/$15 students and seniors available at Brown Paper Tickets

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Brick Oven Brooklyn Meet Up

April 8, 2017 @ 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 warmly! Wear…

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Brick Oven Brooklyn Meet Up Copy

April 8, 2017 @ 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 warmly! Wear…

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Musical Ecologies: Michael Pisaro

April 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

Join us for the next installment of the monthly series Musical Ecologies with composer and performer Michael Pisaro. 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…

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Permaculture Apprentice Program at the Old Stone House

April 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 3, 2017

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 20, 2017

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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Hudson Valley Sally with special guest Joshua Garcia

April 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$5 – $10

Folk Project emcee Jeff Rantzer says "I think the Weavers are looking down and saying 'yeah, that's how it's done!' These guys are carrying on that legacy beautifully." Si Kahn says "They sing with a freshness that reminds us why we fell in love with folk music in the first place." And from Charlie King: "They light up the stage with a joyous energy." www.HudsonValleySally.com Joshua Garcia is an up-and-coming musician - a brilliant songwriter with a unique sound.  Now's…

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May 2017

Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam

May 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day 3 of the month, repeating until June 1, 2017

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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Brick Oven Brooklyn Meet Up

May 6, 2017 @ 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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Good Coffeehouse @OSH: The Johnson Girls

May 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
$10

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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Musical Ecologies: Alexandra Gardner

May 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

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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OSH Gardens: Foraged Floral Arranging – Cancelled

May 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$90

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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Art Song @ OSH: New Voices

May 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15 – $25

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

Grow NYC Stop ‘N’ Swap

June 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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FREE

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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Spellbound Theatre: Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please

June 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15

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, 2017 @ 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

Piper Theatre: The Brontës, A Musical

July 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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 Musical 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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Piper Theatre: The Brontës, A Musical

July 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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 Musical 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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Piper Theatre: The Brontës, A Musical

July 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
FREE

Outdoors on the Main Stage this Summer Piper Theatre Productions presents Theater in Asylum's Workshop Production of The Brontës A musical Musical 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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August 2017

South Brooklyn Shakespeare Presents Macbeth – Indoors Tonight Due to Rain – 8 pm

August 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free & Outdoors on the field at the Old Stone House & Washington Park. ARTISTIC DIRECTORS - Paul Molnar & Dee-Byrd Molnar MUSIC DIRECTOR/COMPOSER & ASSOCIATE PRODUCER - Gypsy George Mihalopoulos PRODUCTION & TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - Aris Paganakis

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South Brooklyn Shakespeare Presents Macbeth

August 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free & Outdoors on the field at the Old Stone House & Washington Park. ARTISTIC DIRECTORS - Paul Molnar & Dee-Byrd Molnar MUSIC DIRECTOR/COMPOSER & ASSOCIATE PRODUCER - Gypsy George Mihalopoulos PRODUCTION & TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - Aris Paganakis

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South Brooklyn Shakespeare Presents Macbeth

August 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free & Outdoors on the field at the Old Stone House & Washington Park. ARTISTIC DIRECTORS - Paul Molnar & Dee-Byrd Molnar MUSIC DIRECTOR/COMPOSER & ASSOCIATE PRODUCER - Gypsy George Mihalopoulos PRODUCTION & TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - Aris Paganakis

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South Brooklyn Shakespeare Presents Macbeth

August 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free & Outdoors on the field at the Old Stone House & Washington Park. ARTISTIC DIRECTORS - Paul Molnar & Dee-Byrd Molnar MUSIC DIRECTOR/COMPOSER & ASSOCIATE PRODUCER - Gypsy George Mihalopoulos PRODUCTION & TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - Aris Paganakis

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Battle Week! Thomas Paine and the Flame of Revolution. Presented with Think Olio.

August 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15

Join us for the kick-off to Battle Week for a talk on Thomas Paine by Ward Regan. Presented with Think Olio Starting with Common Sense and The Crisis Papers the talk focuses on the integral role of Paine, in not only the American Revolution, but the creation of an “American” political ideology. The first part is a biographical sketch of Thomas Paine and description of the social and political climate in eighteenth century England. An explanation of conflicts leading up to the writing of Common…

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October 2017

Mythic Meal – An Old School Pancake Breakfast at JJ Byrne Playground

October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$5 – $10

Come as your favorite princess, pirate or superhero for our 3rd annual Mythic Meal, sponsored by Park Slope Parents. Tickets are $10 for adults/$5 for kids – or free for a family of four if you become a $35 Neighbor of the Old Stone House & Washington Park, or a higher level, between September 25 through October 14, to help support our work all year long! Advance tickets available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets

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Pet Parade & Halloween Costume Contest Cancelled Due to Rain; Farmer’s Market Closes at 2:30 today

October 29, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free

  Due to the increasing bad weather report, we're cancelling all our events today, indoors and out.  The Farmer's Market will close at 2:30 today as well.  Look forward to seeing you on Tuesday for the Park Slope Civic Council Halloween Parade, starting at 7th Avenue & 14th Street at 6:30 pm, ending in JJ Byrne Playground via 3rd Street.  

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November 2017

Show & Tale: Soldiers, Sailors & Civilians

November 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$5

The history of Veteran’s Day can be told through the many United States veterans who’ve served our country and its people in our military as well as their loved ones and other civilians. From our “veteran” veterans - those World War II veterans who fought on the beaches of Normandy or in the island-hopping campaign of the Pacific Islands, and the vets of the Vietnam conflict, on up through to those younger veterans who’ve served in our most recent wars…

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January 2018

MLK Express Yourself Day

January 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free

Join us for a burst of creativity and community ahead of next Saturday’s Women’s March NY, upstairs at the Old Stone House & Washington Park Please RSVP on the FaceBook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/157985741509180 Please bring supplies (poster board, paint, brushes, markers) if you have them. Feel free to bring a snack to share: cookies, fruit, etc. but it’s fine if you don’t. Put your slogan thinking caps on. Kids encouraged to come and participate. For more information about the Women’s March…

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February 2018

13th Annual Seed Celebration & Swap

February 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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FREE

Presented by The New York Permaculture Exchange, The Park Slope Permaculture Guild and the Old Stone House & Washington Park This annual event brings together gardeners of all stripes to engage in the traditional activity of trading seeds. Our seed heritage is as old as our love of great food and Brooklyn gardeners are savvy to the benefits of top quality, organic seeds. Heirloom varieties of tomatoes, lettuce, and root crops as well as more esoteric and ethnically diverse items such…

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March 2018

Politics 101: The Budget

March 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 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 the budgeting process. Assemblymember Robert Carroll and Mariana Alexander of the New York Citizens Budget Commission will discuss the impact of federal, state and local budgets on our community, moderated by Eric McClure, founder of Park Slope Neighbors. Free but space is limited, so please rsvp to info@theoldstonehouse.org Sponsored by:   Sign up for the daily am brief

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April 2018

Hudson Valley Sally

April 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$5 – $15

Folk Project emcee Jeff Rantzer says "I think the Weavers are looking down and saying 'yeah, that's how it's done!' These guys are carrying on that legacy beautifully." Si Kahn says "They sing with a freshness that reminds us why we fell in love with folk music in the first place." And from Charlie King: "They light up the stage with a joyous energy." www.HudsonValleySally.com Tickets $15/$5 children available on-line at Brown Paper Tickets

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June 2018

Spellbound Theatre: Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please

June 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15

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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Grow NYC Stop ‘N’ Swap

June 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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FREE

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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July 2018

Piper Theatre: Wendy Darling & Peter Pan

July 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - July 7, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
FREE but donations gladly accepted

Old Stone House & Washington Park Presents Piper Theatre Productions’ Wendy Darling & Peter Pan Adapted from the writings of J.M. Barrie Free and Outdoors at the Old Stone House & Washington Park 4th Avenue & 3rd Street Park Slope Brooklyn Bring a blanket – Drinks & Snacks are for sale – We love your dogs, but they are not permitted on the turf Thursdays – Saturdays July 5, 6, 7 July 12, 13, 14 July 19, 20, 21 8 PM Directed…

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Sunday Night Movies in the Park with Good Wine

July 8, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 22, 2018

Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
FREE but donations gladly accepted

Outdoors on the Washington Park Field This Summer! Sunday Night Movies in the Park Sponsored by Good Wine 8:30 PM  July 8: Kirikou & The Sorceress July 15: My Neighbor Totoro July 22: Hercules Bring a picnic chair/blanket and visit our concession stand for food and drink (alcoholic and non). Handicap accessible. We love your dogs, but they are not permitted on the field.

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Piper Theatre: Wendy Darling & Peter Pan

July 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - July 14, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
FREE but donations gladly accepted

Old Stone House & Washington Park Presents Piper Theatre Productions’ Wendy Darling & Peter Pan Adapted from the writings of J.M. Barrie Free and Outdoors at the Old Stone House & Washington Park 4th Avenue & 3rd Street Park Slope Brooklyn Bring a blanket – Drinks & Snacks are for sale – We love your dogs, but they are not permitted on the turf Thursdays – Saturdays July 5, 6, 7 July 12, 13, 14 July 19, 20, 21 8 PM Directed…

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Piper Theatre: Wendy Darling & Peter Pan

July 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
FREE but donations gladly accepted

Old Stone House & Washington Park Presents Piper Theatre Productions’ Wendy Darling & Peter Pan Adapted from the writings of J.M. Barrie Free and Outdoors at the Old Stone House & Washington Park 4th Avenue & 3rd Street Park Slope Brooklyn Bring a blanket – Drinks & Snacks are for sale – We love your dogs, but they are not permitted on the turf Thursdays – Saturdays July 5, 6, 7 July 12, 13, 14 July 19, 20, 21 8 PM Directed…

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August 2018

South Brooklyn Shakespeare: The Winter’s Tale

August 1, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - August 4, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free & Outdoors on the field at the Old Stone House & Washington Park.   DIRECTED BY ELIZABETH SUTTON-STONE ARTISTIC DIRECTORS - Paul Molnar & Dee-Byrd Molnar

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October 2018

Halloween Costume Contest and Mini Parade — Pizza, Pumpkins, Princesses and Pirates!

October 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$5

Roll out that great Halloween costume a few days early for our Costume Contest and Mini-Parade sponsored by Park Slope Parents! (we know 6:30 pm on Wednesday night can be a challenge...) Arrive at Noon to make pizza at our wood-fired hearth, paint pumpkins provided by Down to Earth Farmers Market's Jersey Farm Produce with Private Picassos, and sign up for the 3 pm Costume Contest! Mini-parade around the park to show off your creativity!  Awards for most creative, best family…

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Park Slope Civic Council Halloween Parade

October 31, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free

The great annual Park Slope Civic Council Halloween Parade ends in JJ Byrne Playground with a mini-dance party with the wonderful marching band, Paprika.  The parade starts at 7th Avenue & 14th Street, heads north and turns left on 3rd Street, ending in the park.

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November 2018

Sharon Wyse & Friends In Concert

November 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Free

Sharon Wyse, vocalist

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December 2018

Brandenburgers Holiday Concert

December 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$10

Our beloved house band, the Brooklyn Brandenburgers, will perform their annual holiday concert on Saturday, December 15 at 2 pm and 7pm. Featuring music by Leos Janacek, J.S. Bach, Astor Piazzolla, Mozart, Franz Schubert/ Glickman, and Tom Turpin. Children under 16 are free. $10 tickets on-line at Brown Paper Tickets  

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February 2019

14th Annual Seed Celebration & Swap

February 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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Presented by The New York Permaculture Exchange, the Old Stone House & Washington Park and the Park Slope Permaculture Guild This annual event brings together gardeners of all stripes to engage in the traditional activity of trading seeds. Our seed heritage is as old as our love of great food and Brooklyn gardeners are savvy to the benefits of top quality, organic seeds. Heirloom varieties of tomatoes, lettuce, and root crops as well as more esoteric and ethnically diverse items such…

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October 2019

Halloween Costume Contest and Mini Parade — Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

October 27, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$5

Sad to say that we're cancelling our Halloween Costume Contest and Mini Parade due to the predicted 100% chance of rain and 20 mph winds.  Look forward to seeing you all on Thursday for the neighborhood parade!  

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May 2020

Postponed – Son & Father Jazz Duo – Nory and Don Militello!

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Street
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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$15 – $20

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