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Get Out: Drummer's Concert, Food and Family Day and UFC/NFL Viewing Parties

Saturday's a big day this weekend. So get out!

WHAT: Jayden and Nia's Fantastic Brooklyn Park Adventures Book Signing

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, October 13, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., BPL, Macon Branch, 361 Lewis Avenue, Bklyn

WHY GO: Teachers, parents, and children... Join us on Saturday at the Macon Library for the Jayden's and Nia's Fantastic Brooklyn Park Adventures reading and book signing. Free activities and contests!

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: Drums of Thunder

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, October 13, 8:00 p.m., 790 East New York Avenue, Bklyn

WHY GO: Drums of Thunder is a unique musical experience which spotlights the African Drum. The event-- though a celebration of the wonders of African influenced drumming-- is also a unique competition. It is designed to give an opportunity to drummers from across the Diaspora to showcase their musicianship and artistry. In Drums of Thunder, master drummers and drum ensembles from across the Diaspora compete for cash prizes and a challenge trophy making this the ve

HOW MUCH: $20

 

WHAT: Brooklyn Tap House UFC and NFL Viewing Parties

WHEN/WHERE: Beginning October 13, Brooklyn Tap House, 590 Myrtle Avenue (at the corner of Classon Avenue), Bklyn, fight time

WHY GO: Brooklyn Tap House, Bedford-Stuyvesant’s newest and largest tap house, will begin showing UFC Fights starting October 13, 2012 as Anderson “The Spider” Silva defends his title against Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar. Stop by on Sundays to watch multiple football games through the NFL Sunday Ticket Package on 9 LCD HD screens and 3 HD projector screens each measuring over 100 inches, with full stereo surround sound. During Giants and Jets games, grab a pitcher of Rolling Rock and wings for $20.00.

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: The 2nd Annual Food and Family Day

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, October 13, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street (between Brooklyn & New York Avenues), Bklyn

WHY GO: Join the Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford-Stuyvesant in partnership with the Brooklyn Community Foundation for a free, fun-filled educational event focusing on Bedford-Stuyvesant and healthy eating. Food and Family Day brings together local residents, food justice advocates, urban farmers and gardeners, local businesses, educators and community organizations to examine wellness and access to healthy foods in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: Malcolm X Farmer’s Market

WHEN/WHERE: Every Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Malcolm X Blvd bet. Marion and Chauncey Street

WHY GO: Check out the Malcolm X Market for fresh fruit, vegetables and seafood caught the morning of the market. Also serving baked goods, artisan foods and household staples. Some of the vendors include: Aladi's Fresh Fish selling Hake, Flounder, Tuna Steaks; Bed-Stuy Farm selling Peaches, Plums, Cantaloupes, Melons, Watermelons, Figs, Grapes; and O's Fresh Beverages selling Sorrel, Lemon Ginger, Lime Mint and more!

HOW MUCH: Free

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