A Couple Upcoming Events

November 30, 2007 by
Filed under: Bushwick, Greenpoint Magic 

There are a couple of exciting things going down in north Brooklyn this weekend. Without further ado, here they are.

Arts in Bushwick

Arts in Bushwick will be hosting Open Spaces Sunday, December 2 from noon until 8:00 p.m. Per their MySpace page:

Presented by Arts in Bushwick “Open Spaces” is a day of curated group shows in galleries and alternative art spaces. Over 30 galleries, local businesses and private residences will be hosting interdisciplinary shows centered around the Morgan and Jefferson stops of the L train. The creative energy and diversity of the Bushwick art community with be on display through an impressive variety of media: performance , visual installation, dance , poetry and music. Shows are open from 12 to 8pm and festivities continue into the night with live music, comedy and dance party.

Those of you who are interested in attending can get programs and maps the day of the event at:

  • The Morgan and Jefferson stops of the L
  • ADHOC art (49 Bogart Street)
  • The Wyckoff Starr (30 Wyckoff Avenue) and all the host spaces.
  • Or by clicking on the above image.

Tomorrow, December 1, The Diamond Bar will start accepting coats and canned goods for donation to NY Cares and the Greenpoint Reformed Church’s food pantry. Here are the details per their web site:

We want to gather coats for the 19th annual NY Cares coat drive and cans for the new food pantry at the Greenpoint Reformed Church. Whether or not you are a Christian, Muslim, or atheist, it doesn’t matter… these guys are getting food to people who need it in the community. Starting December 1, every can of food buys you a raffle ticket. Every gently used coat buys you ten raffle tickets. You’ve got until 12/17 to bring us stuff and gather your tickets.

The raffle will be conducted the evening of the 17th. Please note that ticket holders must be present in order to win. Prizes include a one night hotel and one day ski lift ticket for two at Belleayre in the Catskills and a $50.00 bar tab.

The Diamond Bar
43 Franklin Street
Brooklyn, New York 11222
(718) 383-5030

I know I will be taking some foodstuffs and a coat (or two) to the Diamond Bar this weekend. How about you?

Miss Heather


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