November5 – 16, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Brookfield Plaza. Free.
Canstruction is an annual design competition, now in its 23rd year. Teams of architects, engineers, and contractors design and build sculptures made entirely out of unopened cans of food. The large scale structures are placed on display and later donated to City Harvest for distribution to those in need.
Saturday, November 14, 2015 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm. Free.
Three physical comedians present a wide range of old-fashioned family entertainment with music, magic, juggling, and comedy, and you get to join in the fun!
Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22 at 3:00 pm. $20 adult, $10 children ages 5-16, free for 4 and under (includes museum admission).
Peter gets trapped inside a painting at the Brooklyn Museum as he searches for a wolf on the loose – will his friends the bird, the duck and cat help him find the wolf? Join the Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra and narrator Andy Sapora for a concert adventure of music, art, and storytelling.
Saturday, November 14, 1:30 pm. Ages 10 and up. Adults $8, free for students, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Set in 1943 against the backdrop of World War II, Secrets of War tells a story of youth thrust into an all-too-adult world, where the loyalties and betrayals of childhood have stakes higher than anyone could imagine. Both a gripping wartime drama and an affecting coming-of-age story, the film is a bittersweet ode to innocence lost. A Q&A will follow the screening.
Saturday November 28, 6:30 pm. Free.
After a day of Small Business Saturday shopping, join the Park Slope 5th Avenue BID for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Note the new location at the corner of 4th St. & 5th Ave. Activities and performances include: Rolie Polie Guacamole, puppet making, ornament making with Prospect Park YMCA, Opera on Tap Carolers, hot chocolate, cookies and brownies, and much more.
Saturday, December 12, 7:00 pm; Sunday, December 13, 3:00pm & 5:00 pm. $20 for adults and children in chairs, $5 for children sitting on the floor.
Spoke The Hub’s faculty and student body present a showcase of what they’ve been studying and creating this fall. Proceeds will go towards STH’s expanded summer scholarship program, as well as STH’s annual Local Produce festivities, which present free dance, music, theater and art each spring in Park Slope’s community green spaces.