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Get Out: A Block Party, a Wiz Sing-Along and a Really Big Parade

It's Labor Day Weekend, signaling the close of summer. Make this weekend count!

WHAT: The Wiz Sing and Dance-along at KIDFlix Outdoor film screening

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, August 31, 7:00 p.m., Fulton Park, Fulton at Stuyvesant Ave.

WHY GO: MoCADA and African Film Festival proudly invite you to the 13th Annual KIDflix Film Fest of Bed Stuy! This year’s festival promises to be the most fantastic line-up yet, with newly released films of the African Diaspora, live performances, and as always, our traditional grand finale costume party for The Wiz. You know how we do! Dress up as your favorite Wiz character for our costume contest. TRIBUTES to Michael, Lena, Whitney, Etta & Don.

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: The Soul of Brooklyn Block Party

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, September 1, 12:00pm – 6:00 pm on Franklin Avenue, between Park Pl and Lincoln Pl

WHY GO: Join MoCADA on Franklin Avenue as the Central Brooklyn celebrates Caribbean Culture in the heart of the 45th Annual West Indian American Carnival Association's Labor Day Festivities where their Kiddie Carnival Parade will come marching through. Block party will feature:
DJ Hard Hitting Harry
Face Painting
Stilt Walkers
Steel Pan
Carnival Masks and Head Piece Making
Double Dutch Competition 
Author Book Signing
And More!

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: Sundaes for Sundays Pre-Labor Day Bashment

WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, September 2, 10:00 p.m., at , 95 Halsey Street

WHY GO: Featuring DJ’s Spontaneous Undergnd, Professor Bing Notty, P.U.D.G.E. and WonWay. Hosted by Doud Abeid and Frei Speech. Sticky vibes all night!

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: Hattie Carthan After-Church Farmer’s Market

WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, September 2, 1:0 p.m.,  , 49 Van Buren St,

WHY GO: The Hattie Carthan herb farm is an educational herb farm in Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn which was converted in 2011 from an abandoned lot. The Hattie Carthan herb farm and its After Church market achieves its goals through increasing access to fresh food while providing education ,operating a functioning herbal apothecary space where youth interns and community residents learn to work with herbs to support their health.

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: The West Indian-American Day Parade

WHEN/WHERE: Monday, September 3, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Parade Route : Utica Avenue to Grand Army Plaza along Eastern Pkwy.

WHY GO: Catch all the color and excitement as millions of Brooklynites & New Yorkers line up along Eastern Parkway for the Brooklyn Labor Day parade.This year, the West Indian American Day Parade & Carnival celebrates its 44th anniversary as it continues to enjoy the distinction of being New York City's biggest cultural festivals by far.

HOW MUCH: Free

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