It's Friday. Looking for something to do this weekend, but you have no clue where to turn. Check out our list of weekend happenings, a list of the hottest, most cultural and diverse activities taking place in and around Bedford-Stuyvesant.
WHAT: Healthy Kids Day
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, April 28, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., the , 1121 Bedford Avenue, Bklyn, NY, 718-789-1497
WHY GO: Join the Bed-Stuy Y for a day of family friendly fun! Children’s dance and exercise classes, storytime fun, family cooking demonstrations, healthy snack making, arts and crafts, summer camp registration family fitness classes, giveaways, blood pressure and BMI screens and more!
HOW MUCH: Free
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, April 28, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Bed-Stuy, Bklyn
WHY GO: Join for a charming afternoon of vintage shopping and champagne, to toast its one-year anniversary! Be the first to rock their spring 2012 Collection. Guaranteed you will walk out with a gem!
HOW MUCH: Free. But must RSVP for attendance and address, email@example.com
WHAT: Empowerment Sunday
WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, April 29, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The host church for this year's event will be Bishop Hezekiah Walker of the Love Fellowship Tabernacle, "The Kingdom Church" located at 464 Liberty Avenue, Brooklyn, New York.
WHY GO: Each year, in partnership with the Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford Stuyvesant bring together churches throughout Central Brooklyn to celebrate Empowerment Sunday in the hopes of helping congregations meet the challenge of surviving one of the toughest economic periods in modern times.
HOW MUCH: Free. For more information and to get your church involved, please contact Kevin McCall at 718-636-7596 ext. 13.
WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, April 29, 3:00 p.m. 280 Remsen Street, Bklyn, NY
WHY GO: The Battle of the Drumlines event was created by The Brooklyn Steppers Marching Band in 2011 as an extension of its mission to enhance the physical and social development of youth through the performing arts. This year's Battle of the Drumlines will feature local high school and community drumlines battling it out for top honors. The event will also include a special performance by North Carolina A&T State University Cold Steel. All proceeds from the event will benefit The Brooklyn Steppers Marching Band.
HOW MUCH: $20. To buy tickets, go here
WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, April 29, 2:00 p.m., , 364 Lewis Avenue, Bklyn, NY
WHY GO: Karen of will be host to a five-course tea service at Therapy Wine Bar.
HOW MUCH: Free