Saturday: American Revolutionary War Reenactment. Watch a historic depiction of maritime history, camp life, community, and the role of Fulton Ferry Landing during the war. Brooklyn Bridge Park • Main and Plymouth Streets (718) 768–3195 http://www.brooklynbridgepark.org 11 am, free. Brooklyn Summer Festival: 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Join a day of fun and games. Activities will include carnival games like balloon tic-tac-toe and rings on bottles, soccer, basketball, giant versions of connect 4 and jenga, and arts & crafts. Seth Low Playground Bay Parkway and Ave P near Kings Highway and W. 13 St. The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival with Jimmy Heath’s “Bird is the Word” and many venues cityparksfoundation.org. Afropunk Festival 12:00 p.m. Commodore Barry Park, Brooklyn. afropunkfest.com Songs of the Soul concert, Celebrating the Music of Sri Chinmoy, a free concert at the Baruch College concert hall Manhattan. http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=4642&view=EventDetails&information_id=10626 Bargemusic Family Concert 3pm and weekly on Saturday Fulton Ferry Landing bargemusic.org Wild raspberry hunt with Wildman Steve Brill for a walk through the park and pick wild edibles.11:45 am. Prospect Park Band Shell, Park Slope http://www.bricartsmedia.org/cb 1:45 am $20 ($10 children).
Sunday: Battle of Brooklyn Commemoration. Mark the anniversary of the Revolutionary War battle with a day of drills, weapons firing, games, and historic reenactments. 11 am–5 pm. Green-Wood Cemetery, GreenwoodHeights. Learn to Fly Day: 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Fly a model airplane, There is no cost for this event. Registration runs from 10am till 11:30am and is open to the first 10 people who arrive. Trainees must be 12 years or older to participate. If you are younger than 18, a parent must be present. Field of Dreams in LaTourettePark & Golf Course Richmond Avenue and Forest Hill Road, Staten Island. Harlem Meer Performance 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. latin, jazz, gospel, blues and world music. Bring a blanket and kick back and relax every Sunday afternoon throughout the summer. August 25 – Hilliard Greene and The Jazz Expressions (Jazz) September 1 – Ballet Hispanico’s BHdos Company (Dance), Dana Discovery Center in Central Park 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues, Manhattan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/08/25/harlem-meer-performance-festival-2013