Good morning, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill.
While the morning’s starting off sunny, it looks like we’ll see more clouds this afternoon – the start of rain this week, according to the National Weather Service. Get outside while you can, neighbors. With the possibility of rain, do you have any indoors ideas for celebrating Mother’s Day this weekend? Share your rainy day tips in the comments – as long you’re not spoiling any surprises.
Here’s what you need to know for today:
- The Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project bids goodbye to its executive director, Michael Blaise Backer, at a celebration tonight. Backer was recently appointed Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services by Mayor Bill de Blasio and MARP is partying at the to bid him farewell and celebrate the organization’s 15th anniversary. Complementary snacks, wine and beer will be served, but they do ask that attendees R.S.V.P. here before the celebration. The party will start at 5 p.m. at 229 Clinton Avenue.
- May is and there are plenty of ways to celebrate it around Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. To start, kicks off its weekly Movie Nights tomorrow, screening bike-related films every Thursday night all month. You can learn more about bike-related events around the neighborhood here.
- doesn’t officially start until next month, but it’s never too early to get your dance moves ready. Tomorrow night Celebrate Brooklyn! and BRIC host musicians Balkan Beat Box and DJ Joro Boro at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park for a night of Mediterranean-inspired electronic music and dancing. The free concert starts at 7 p.m., rain or shine.