Friday, Aug. 12
“Brooklyn is My Happy Place” Pop-Up: Calling all kids! Brooklyn’s own Lola Starr has set up a 12,000-square-foot space that is every kid’s dream— outfitted with a t-shirt-making studio, a yuge star-filled dance floor, Instagram photo shoot backdrops, shopping and much much more!
Tickets up to $24. 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.. BKLYN Studios in City Point at 445 Albee Square West between Fulton and Willoughby streets in Downtown Brooklyn.
Saturday, Aug. 13
Zumba in the Park: Join Brooklyn’s wildest Zumba instructor for a fun and inclusive fitness class for people of all experience levels.
Free to $10. 10 a.m. Canarsie Seaview Park at Seaview Avenue and E. 85th Street in Canarsie.
Brooklyn Beach Sports Festival: Kick off your flip flops and come play at the beach! Kids, families and seniors, can enjoy a day of fun playing various competitive and non-competitive field games — from flag football and volleyball to cornhole and even a round of tug-of-war.
Free. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Coney Island Beach at W. 10th Street in Coney Island.
30th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpting Competition: Show off your sand-made creations at this annual sand sculpting competition after it took a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic or just come and watch the wild and unique sand sculptures being made.
Free. noon-4 p.m. Coney Island Beach at W. 12th Street in Coney Island.
Murderer’s Row: One of the city’s best tribute bands returns to Industry City to perform the songs of The Pretenders and the Faces as part of a series of rockin’ shows put on by Hometown Bar-b-que.
$20. 6 p.m. Industry City Bandshell at 220 36th St. between Second and Third avenues in Sunset Park.
Sunday, Aug. 14
Hot Summer Romance! Bridgerton Marathon: Join romance novelists Sarah Maclean and Adriana Herrera for a conversation on the third act breakup used in the romance genre after a six-hour marathon of the first six episodes of the popular romance show’s second season.
Free. Noon to 6 p.m. The Center for Fiction at 15 Lafayette Ave. at the intersection of Ashford Place in Fort Greene.