1. Come to Madiba Restaurant in Fort Greene for the FreshlyGround Pre-Party at 195 Dekalb Avenue between Adelphi and Carlton, 6:30 p.m. It will be a night of music, culture and wine as the group kicks off this yea’rs Annual Shared Interest Gala at Gotham Hall on March 18, with the official pre-party. Cape Classics will be presenting a wine tasting together with passed hors d’oeuvres, between 6:30 pm – 8:00 p.m.
2. Check out the highly anticipated “10-Minute” Plays. You will laugh, you will cry, and you won’t want to miss a beat. Up-and-coming new writers and directors from the New York City area present 10-minute plays in this biweekly event. Coocoa Bar, 228 7th Avenue, in Park Slope, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. $5 + drink.
3. Come listen in on an important, rare and intimate conversation with President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Avenue, 7:00 – 9:0 p.m. President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton discuss the life-changing work of the Clinton Foundation and the influence that the next generation of donors and activists will have on modern philanthropy. This interactive dialogue is presented by the Clinton Foundation Millennium Network, which invites future leaders and philanthropists to get involved in the work of the Clinton Foundation—improving global health, strengthening economies, promoting healthier childhoods, and protecting the environment. Tickets are $50 and up. Go here for more information. Moderated by Edward Norton, founder of Crowdrise.
4. MTA Weekday Service Changes for the A Train for Monday, March 4: No A trains between Howard Beach-JFK/Broad Channel and the Rockaways
- Service operates between 207 St and Lefferts Blvd/Howard Beach.
- Free shuttle buses operate nonstop between Howard Beach and Mott Av .
- Free shuttle trains operate every 15 minutes between Mott Av and Beach 90 St, days/evenings.
- Q22 Buses provide alternate service between Mott Av and Beach 116 St, making nearby stops on Beach Channel Dr and Rockaway Beach Blvd.
5. Beginning Monday, March 4, through Saturday, March 9, from 11:00am – 5:00 p.m., the Macon Branch Library, located at 361 Lewis Avenue, will present Imaging Ourselves: Women of Bedford-Stuyvesant. DIVAS for Social Justice will exhibit at this special exhibit. DIVAS for Social Justice celebrates five years of teaching digital photography while teaching young women in the community to critically look at the way women of color are portrayed in the media. In the summer of 2012 DIVAS participants created iconic screenprints of famous and community minded women from Bedford Stuyvesant and Brooklyn. Including: June Jordan, Shirley Chisholm, Elsie Richardson, Lena Horne, Velmanette Montgomery and Lia Neal. Come view our exhibition in the African American Heritage Center in honor of Women's History Month.