Get Out: Things To Do This Weekend

Check out all the great activities happening in the neighborhood

Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further! We've got you covered with a round-up of the biggest events and activities happening in the neighborhood this weekend. From cute pets to live jazz, there's something for everyone over the next few days.


1. Sports Expo

Where/When: Boys and Girls High School, 1700 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY; (718) 346-5852; Saturday, June 11, 10:00am-4:00pm

Why Go: Looking to give your kids some exercise? Take them this to fun fair with a number of free classes in sports including archery, tennis, dance and fencing. Free screenings, nutrition clinics and weight counseling will also be available.

Price: Free!


2. MAWU Dance Event

Where/When: , 670 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY ; (212) 360-2777; Saturday, June 11, 7:00pm

Why Go: It's time for the ladies to take the stage! MAWU is an urban hip-hop dance group all female who showcase multiple dance styles from house to freestyle. They will be joined by Shlank Squad, Elite Force and Ladies of Hip-Hop

Price: Free!


3. Grammy-nominated jazz artist Gregory Porter performs

Where/When: Weeksville Heritage Center, 1698 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY; (347) 295-1100; Sunday, June 12, 2:00-5:00pm

Why Go: Come listen to a great performance while Grammy-nominated jazz artist Gregory Porter while contributing to an even better cause. All proceeds from the event will help raise money for the library at Stuyvesant Heights Montessori School.

Price: $50 per adult, $5 per child


4. Generation Preservation Project (Family Photo Shoot)

Where/When: Where: , 361 Lewis Ave, Brooklyn, NY; (718) 573-5606; Saturday, June 11, 12:00-4:30pm

Why Go: Been a while since you've gotten the whole family together? Come out for this free family day photo shoot that will capture families of all kinds, as well as couples as single people.

Price: Free!


5. BedStuy-PetStuy

Where/When:  , 1441 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY; (718) 974-6969; Saturday, June 11, 2:00-5:00 pm

Why Go: Adorable pets being judged on their talent and fashion, live music, and prizes and giveaways all afternoon make this a perfect event for the whole family.

Price: Free!


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