This March, locals and tourists alike can enjoy these special events Brooklyn-style:
1. Women's History Month—from Gloria Steinem to Catherine Deneuve.
Gloria will be here in person, and Catherine on celluloid. 7 Great Ways to Observe Women's History Month
2. Jewish Festival of Purim.Celebrate the Jewish festival of Purim in one of Brooklyn's two Jewish neighborhoods. Eat traditional triangle pastries called hamentaschen ,in memory of an unlikely victory of the oppressed over the oppressors. (Given recent events in the Middle East, this ancient story has modern legs...) Purim begins at sundown on March 19, 2011.
3. St. Patrick's Day Parades, Brooklyn style. You can go to not one but two St. Patrick's Day parades in Brooklyn!
Windsor Terrace and Park Slope St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday, March 20st at 1:00 p.m. and Bay Ridge Saint Patrick's Day Parade Sunday, March 27th,at 1 p.m.
GREAT THINGS TO DO THIS MONTH OF MARCH IN BROOKLYN, NY
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