8/28 Event: First Annual Love Yourself Brooklyn Peace Concert

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May Event: School Lunchtime Concert Series

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2016 FAB FULTON EVENTS: KIDS, MUSIC + MORE!

A full schedule of FABFulton performances and events is listed below. The complete lineup can also be found on our website www.faballiance.org, as well as in our 2016 Events Guide, soon available in shops, restaurants and businesses along Fulton Street.

 

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FABFRIDAY KIDS’ CONCERTS

FRIDAYS 10 – 11AM

Putnam Triangle

Ages: 12 mos. – 5 years

Start your day with a little wiggle and musical fun! FABFRIDAY KIDS’ CONCERTS feature lively performances by some of the best family-oriented local talent. Kids sing along, dance, play musical instruments, and enjoy being outdoors.

May 13 – The Good Ms Padgett

June 10 –  Papa Kei

July 8 – Moozika

FABFRIDAY KIDS’ AFTERNOONS

FRIDAYS 4 – 6PM

Ages: 4 – 12 years

 

An awesome afternoon of free kidstuff: hands-on art workshops conducted by local professional artists, urban croquet, jump rope, sidewalk chalk drawing, checkers, demonstrations, hula hooping, storytelling and a pop-up library! Plus, special interactive performances with instructors from Mark Morris Dance Center, Cumbe Dance, Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy, Brooklyn Music School, Berean Community Drumline, and more.   

May 6 – Fowler Square

May 20 – Putnam Triangle

June 3 – Cuyler Gore Park

June 17 – Putnam Triangle

 

FAB SPRING WEEKEND

May 21 – 22

17th Annual SONYA ArtWalk

The ”open house”-style event that connects local studios, galleries, and artists with neighborhood businesses and art lovers will kick off each day in both Putnam Triangle and Fowler Square. The two plazas will serve as information hubs, providing maps, artist details, and ongoing interactive art-making projects.

 

Plus…

 

May 21

4th Annual Chess Exhibition

In partnership with Oxford Gambit and Kingsmen Chess Clubs

Putnam Triangle

10AM – 2PM

Fourteen-year-old local chess prodigy Omar Cunningham will take on 15 challengers simultaneously! The top adult and junior games will receive a trophy; check-in and registration begin at 10:30.

 

Community Celebration

FAB Alliance, in partnership with SmokeJoint

Fowler Square

11AM – 4PM

Live band, DJ, arts & crafts activities, face-painting, games, activities, free food sampling, line dancing, and more!

 

A FABulous SUMMER

 

JUNE 4

9th Annual Dr. Charles R. Drew Blood Drive

Hosted by Omega Psi Phi, Inc.

Putnam Triangle

11AM – 5PM

Join the fraternity’s local Alpha Upsilon chapter for a fun day of community outreach and education, as they welcome blood donors to help fight sickle cell disease.

 

JUNE 15

Fort Greene Council Seniors and Children Community Day

Presented by Fort Greene Council, Inc.

Putnam Triangle

9AM – 5PM

A day of sun and fun in the community. Young and old alike are invited!

 

JUNE 18

16th Annual Fort Greene Juneteenth Arts Festival

Cuyler-Gore Park

12 NOON – 6PM

A signature event of The Cooperative Culture Collective of Brooklyn, the Juneteenth Arts Festival is a family-oriented day of history, culture and “edu-tainment!” This year’s celebration is a tribute to the life and music of the late Maurice White, of Earth, Wind and Fire.

 

JUNE 29

Jazz966 at The Plaza presents Ray Abrams Big Band

Presented by Fort Greene Council, Inc.

Putnam Triangle

6 – 8PM

In partnership with Jazz966, we invite you to come out and grab a seat for an evening of live jazz sounds by the legendary 18-piece Ray Abrams Big Band, led by Don Echoles Conway.

 

Craft Fair & Sidewalk Sale

Presented by Fort Greene Council, Inc.

Putnam Triangle

10AM – 4PM

Twice a month in May, June and July: arts & crafts on display, jewelry, health and beauty products, baked goods, and community information, plus free performances and line dancing. Follow FAB’s social media for updates.

 

WEDNESDAYS

JULY and AUGUST

Uni Project Pop-Ups

Putnam Triangle

3 – 6PM

A FAB favorite, the non-profit Uni Project brings learning opportunities to public spaces. The mobile unit pops up with reading, drawing and other hands-on activities that allow youngsters to embrace the act of learning, almost anywhere!

 

JULY 27

“Chili-Off”

Presented by Fort Greene Council, Inc.

Putnam Triangle

9AM – 5PM

Chili cook-off contest, featuring FGC’s popular cooks.

 

JULY 13

Intergenerational Day of Drumming & Dance

Presented by Fort Greene Council, Inc.

Putnam Triangle

A celebration of the drum and its cultural significance. Experience an entire day of fun workshops, hands-on interactive demonstrations, and lively performances. There’s something for everyone!

 

10 – 11AM

Kids’ Drumming Class

 

2 – 4PM

The Blenman Steel Sounds

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Line Dancing

 

6 – 8PM

Nubian Messengers

Hands-on workshop and performance.

 

FAB FLICKS

Presented in Partnership with BAM Cinématek

PUTNAM TRIANGLE (Fulton and Grand)

FIVE THURSDAYS in JUNE

8 PM (movies start at dusk)

 

June 2

Mahogany

Directed by: Berry Gordy (1975) 109 min

with Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, and Anthony Perkins

 

June 9

Cleopatra Jones

Directed by: Jack Starrett (1973) 89 min

with Tamara Dobson, Shelley Winters, and Bernie Casey

June 16

Claudine

Directed by: John Berry (1973) 92 min

with Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones, and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

 

June 23

Friday Foster

Directed by: Arthur Marks (1975) 90 min

with Pam Grier, Yaphet Kotto, and Eartha Kitt

 

Plus…

 

June 30

Shining Star: A Tribute to Maurice White

Earth, Wind and Fire Live on “Soul!” (1973) 33 min

Earth, Wind and Fire in Concert, directed by Michael Schultz (1981) 60 min