Wednesday, November 25, 2009

The Weekend: 11.25-11.29

The weekend starts early this holiday week, and we have Thanksgiving to, well, thank. Here's a look at what's happening in a neighborhood near you.

Wednesday, November 25

Goody bag: From a scavenger hunt in Gowanus to a film fest in Williamsburg, the night before Thanksgiving has a lot going for it. Check out our guide to what's happening that night.

Thursday, November 26

Ice skating: The rink at Prospect Park opens for the season today. So burn off some calories in advance of all that turkey and pie, and hit the ice. Starting at 10 a.m. Admission is $5 for adults ages 15 and up, $3 for children (14 and under) and seniors, and a skate rental is $6.50 (tax included). Located near the Parkside and Ocean avenues entrance of the park.

Friday, November 27

Music: The day after Thanksgiving is always a party at Park Slope's Southpaw. Chin Chin help make it one this year with their funk-disco-jazz blend. At 8 p.m. Tickets $10. Located at 125 Fifth Ave.

Saturday, November 28

Benefit: Brooklyn Bowl and Calling All Crows host a Care Package Assembly Party for U.S troops today. Bring items frequently requested by U.S. troops, like deodorant, toothpaste, soap, long-distance phone cards, books, CDs and playing cards, and write letters thanking them for their service. Also stick around for performances by members of Guster, fun., State Radio, Steel Train and Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers. At 2 p.m. Free. RSVP here. Located at 61 Wythe Ave.

Sunday, November 29

Dance: Arelah Thompson is starting the footwork for a new dance studio in Brooklyn. Help her realize her dream through a benefit at Galapagos Art Space featuring, of course, dance. At 8 p.m. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Located at 16 Main St.

Skee-Ball: Do you like to skee? Then head down to Full Circle for their Brewskee-Ball league, which kicks off its winter session tonight at the Williamsburg bar. From 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Located at 318 Grand St.


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