Friday, Aug. 26
Summer of Soul dance party: Kick off a month of weekly dance parties with versatile and soulful DJ Natasha Diggs. Hear some great music and see the summer off in style at this free event.
Free. 5-8 p.m. The Plaza at 300 Ashland, 300 Ashland Place at the corner of Lafayette and Flatbush avenues in Fort Greene.
Saturday, Aug. 27
Back-to-school bash: Kick off the back-to-school season with the Atlantic Terminal Mall, Brooklyn Bridge Parents, Sigma Gamma Rho, the YWCA and St. Joseph’s University! This free festival features tons of activities for kids, plus live performances, an on-site barber, wellness check-ins and more.
Free, RSVP in advance. 1-4 p.m. Atlantic Terminal Mall, 139 Flatbush Ave. between Fourth and Atlantic avenues in Fort Greene.
Battle of Brooklyn trolley tour: Author Barnet Schecter and Green-Wood Cemetery historian Jeff Richman lead an annual trolley tour of the graveyard’s important Revolutionary War-related sites on the anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, which was fought in what would later become Green-Wood Cemetery.
$30, $25 for members. 10 a.m. Green-Wood Cemetery, Fifth Avenue and 25th Street in Greenwood Heights.
Paint and puff: Head on over to this unique marijuana-induced art class to create your own mind-altered masterpiece with the fee including an art instructor and paint supplies but does not include the stuff that alters your mind, that’s for you to bring.
$49. 6:30-8 pm. Wellness Tea Therapy, 525 Nostrand Ave. between Herkimer Street and Atlantic Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Sunday, Aug. 28
Get down on Brighton Beach Avenue: Head on down to the Brighton Jubilee for a day of culture, food, shopping, entertainment, and fun for the whole family.
Free. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Brighton Beach Avenue from Corbin Place to Coney Island Avenue in Brighton Beach.
Guyana Day festival: Caribbean Power Jam Radio is bringing a day of Guyanese culture to Brooklyn with a lineup of Guyanese music, food, drinks, arts and crafts and much more!
$30-$120. 4-11pm. Coney Island Amphitheater, 3052 W. 21st St. at Riegelmann Boardwalk in Coney Island.