Gorgeous weather, and the last weekend before the Labor Day weekend begins...wow, is it really the end of summer? Things to do today
- Evening: Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, "I'm Not Me" at 6 PM. St. Francis College (Downtown Bklyn)
- Annual Brooklyn AfroPunk Festival in Commodore Barry Park: Huge festival, all free, noon-9 pm
- See "FAME", Free Flick at Habana Outpost (Fort Greene)
- Brooklyn Bowl features hip hop "Goodie Mob" (Williamsburg)
- MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays
- Last day! Outdoor exhibit of 80 colorful rarely-displayed Revolutionary War era flags (repros) from freedom fighters from Long Island, White Plains, Massachusetts, France and more. Green-Wood Cemetery. Free. All day.
- NYC Brewer's Guild Block Party in Bushwick, Meserole St. at Waterbury Street, 2-5 PM
- Macy's Fishing Clinics in Prospect Park, 1 and 3 PM. Free. Kids under 15 with an adult. First come first served.
- Day & Evening: Annual Brooklyn AfroPunk Festival in Commodore Barry Park: Huge festival, noon-9 pm. Free
- Celebrate Dominican culture at the Dominican Festival in Brooklyn, on Graham Avenue and Broadway, all day. Free
- Graze instead of brunch? Smorgasburg Food Fest in DUMBO
- Family Concert on a Floating Barge, BargeMusic. Free
- Head to the beach or public pool! Learn where to go. Free
- Day: BBQs in Brooklyn Parks
- Visit the Japanese Garden and have lovely outdoor brunch at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
- Set off on a DIY Brooklyn adventure
- Hop the L train and nosh your way around Williamsburg: Best cafes in W'burg
- Head to Jamaica Bay: 19 Things to Do in Jamaica Bay. Free
- Take a self guided walking tour of leafy Prospect Park South. Free
- 4 Down to Earth Farmers Markets in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Cooper Park, McGolrick Park, Park Slope at 4thSt & 5th Ave.
- Take the kids for a ride on a carousel: At Jane's Carousel in DUMBO or the historic carousel in Prospect Park.
- Visit the Brooklyn Museum: The Bruce High Quality Fdtn. Ode to Joy, works by "a Brooklyn-based artist group whose production includes subversive and often humorous installation art, live performance, film, and social sculpture."
- Visit the Brooklyn Children's Museum 10 AM-5 PM (Crown Hts)
- BAM Rose Cinemas: A Raisin in the Sun, part of the A Time for Burning: Cinema of the Civil Rights Movement. 4 screenings