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Get Out! The Weekend Guide

Our picks for fun and local weekend events.

Still have no idea what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Here are your best bets for a good time come five o’clock Friday:

Where/When: , 53 Prospect Park W, Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.

Why Go: Formerly known as the Good Coffeehouse Music Parlor, this event is a Potluck Dinner with live bands, shadow puppet theatre and More. There is a suggested donation at the door: $10. All proceeds will benefit the Prospect Concert Series and go towards purchasing new equipment for the series. Potluck dinner at 7 p.m: Bring Food or Drink to Share! Skye Steele’s Glorious Sunshine BandBoat Bird Theater (a Shadow Puppet Play), Julia Patinella’s flamenco singing, and more.

Cost: $10

Where/When: 651 Fulton St, Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.

Why Go: Einstein on the Beach, An Opera in Four Acts is part of the 30th Next Wave Festival at BAM. An unusual opera by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass, Einstein has no hero to speak of, but offers chillingly creative music that morphs time. 

Cost: $10

Where/When: , 58 7th Ave, Friday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m.

Why Go: The  is presenting . Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) is proud to announce its 2012-2013 season opener- part one of its four-part series Schubert: The Last Year.  The program features three masterful piano four-hand works alongside some of the composer’s most beloved lieder.  From charming songs like Die Sterne to the dramatic and monumental Fantasy in f minor, this concert displays the amazing emotional range of Schubert’s music.

Cost: $20

Where/When: Park Slope Armory, 361 15th St, Saturday, Sept. 15 at 12 p.m.

Why Go: Jump-Start Your Life! Visit the open house and see how the Y is here for you. Join the Y between September 4 and October 8, 2012 and we'll waive the Joiner's Fee.

Cost: Free!

Where/When: , 627 5th Ave, Saturday, Sept. 15 at 9 p.m.

Why Go: With at least 5 live shows in September, the world’s first “shred-pop” band Jussy takes New York City! Shred-pop features mountains of lead guitar expertly packaged into three-minute pop songs built on a diversity of electronica from light/dance to dark/industrial.

Cost: Free!

Where/When: Prospect Park, Prospect Park W & 3rd St, Saturday, Sept. 15 at 10 a.m.

Why Go: Come to Prospect Park and enjoy a day of roller skating! The Skate Truck NYC provides inline and roller skates, safety equipment and learn to skate lessons and programs for all ages. All lessons and programs are designed and run by internationally accredited skaters who take pride in what they do and satisfaction in passing on their vast experience. 

Cost: Free!

Where/When: , Eastern Pkwy & Flatbush Ave, Saturday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m.

Why Go: This guided tour of the historic house will not only show you unique architectural designs but also significant artifacts from 19th century family life and a fully furnished bedroom from the 1820s. 

Cost: Free!

Where/When: , Grand Army Plaza, Sunday, Sept. 16 at 11 a.m.

Why Go: Don’t miss The Food Truck Rally! Every third Sunday of the month through October, theNYC Food Truck Association brings New York's finest food trucks to Prospect Park. Come eat fromKelvin Natural Slush Co., 
Kimchi Taco, 
Milk Truck, 
Mud truck, 
The Red Hook Lobster Pound and more!

Cost: Free!

Where/When: 180 6th Ave, Sunday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m.

Why Go: Classes consist of games and drills tailored to the needs of your age group and ability. Instructors combine fun with technical instruction. Enroll above or find other kids sports classes in Brooklyn, or compare thousands of New York classes

Cost: $30

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