BP Weekender: Six things to do in Brooklyn March 25-27

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Wrap up your St. Patty’s Day festivities this weekend at the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
File photo by Jordan Rothkopf

Friday, March 25:

Emo Night Karaoke: Tap into your youthful angst to deliver the performance of a lifetime at Emo Night Karaoke at the Brooklyn Bowl. A live band featuring members of Thieves and Villains, Just Surrender, and Freshman 15 will provide instrumental backing as participants deliver their own renditions of their favorite classic emo favorites. 

$12-15. 11:30pm. 21+. The Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue between N 11th and N 12th streets in Williamsburg.

Saturday, March 26: 

BOCOCAGO Stoop Sale for Ukraine: Dozens of residents of Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, and Gowanus are taking part in a special, neighborhood-wide stoop sale on March 26 and 27 and donating all proceeds to World Central Kitchen, UNICEF, and the International Rescue Committee to support their efforts supporting Ukrainians. Take a stroll through the neighborhood, find some new goodies, and support a good cause. 

March 26 & 27. Times vary by seller. Find a map of sellers throughout the area online here.

Trailblazers: A Kids Concert  Celebrating Women in Classical Music: Finish out Women’s History Month with a family-friendly concert dedicated to some of the world’s finest female composers. The Brooklyn Conservatory’s students will play pieces by musicians like Florence Price, Teresa Carreño, Makiko Kinoshita, and Cécile Chaminade. Annie Lee Moffet emcees the event and will lead a discussion on classical music and the role of women in the development of the genre.

$8-12. 5pm. The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, 58 7th Avenue between St Johns Place and Lincoln Place in Park Slope.

Sunday, March 27: 

Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade: St. Patty’s Day isn’t over just yet — the 27th Annual Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back this weekend. The day begins with a 9:30am service at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church at 9511 Fourth Ave. before the parade, filled with vintage cars, musical performances, and prominent Irish community members. 

Free. 1pm. Parade kickoff at the corner of Third and Marine avenues in Bay Ridge.

Nitehawk Best Oscars Party: Second to attending the actual Academy Awards, Nitehawk’s Oscar viewing party is the most fun you can have on the biggest night in cinema. Come dressed to impress to watch the main event on the big screen while answering trivia questions, sipping on specially-crafted cocktails, and answering movie trivia questions. Shay Filmore and Allie Carieri of the podcast“She’s Great in That” will host the event.

$30 food and beverage voucher reserves your seat. 7pm. Nitehawk, 188 Prospect Park West between 14th and 15th streets in Park Slope.

Bev Grant and Hudson Valley Sally concert: Photographer and activist Bev Grant closes out her exhibition at the Old Stone House with a concert alongside folk band Hudson Valley Sally. The songs are inspired by Grant’s OSH exhibition, which focuses on her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement and the Women’s Movement in Washington, DC and New York City in the late 60s and early 70s.

$20. 2pm. Old Stone House, 336 3rd Street between 4th and 5th avenues in Gowanus.