The best part about summer in Brooklyn is scouting out free outdoor activities that will be fun without being crowded and filthy. (We’re looking at you, McCarren Pool. We’re making your search easier because this Sunday (July 29) Pop Up Yoga hosts a FREE yoga event at Dekalb Market. The day will feature two FREE classes accompanied by live music (the new trend in yoga culture) and FREE yoga mat giveaway to the first 10 students of each class, sponsored by VitaCoco. Have we said FREE enough times yet for you to be interested? (more…)
Bed Stuy bar crawl is back this weekend. Photo via Clay Williams.
You may not have won the mega millions, but we do win the weather lottery this weekend with predicted temperatures between 70-80 degrees for both Saturday and Sunday. Here our some of our picks for the best free and cheap events this weekend, culled from our new Brokelyn events calendar. Don’t see your awesome event listed? What are you waiting for? Add it right now! It’s free and easy and will be seen by lots of eye balls that belong to eager people looking for something to do.
7pm: You know those twig terrariums you see at The Flea every week? The founders wrote a book and are having a release party tonight with Brooklyn Brewery treats and even a palm reader. Free!
Free yoga in the park is far away, but Williamsburg’s Metropolitan Recreation Center gives you an interim option: free yoga classes so new that neither its website nor phone system provides any info. A certified instructor teaches the class five days a week, and they even provide mats. Bring yoga clothes, a lock for the lockers and a photo ID; Bloomberg takes care of the rest. Days/times listed below. This might be one of the burg’s best-kept secrets, so the glory of free mats and small class sizes could be yours. (more…)
Human@Ease, the Greenpoint fitness and wellness center that puts your mind and body… at ease, is offering a last chance to bend and stretch outside before the cold completely takes over. This Saturday, Oct. 23, at McCarren Park, Human@Ease is holding its free Community Class Day. Head over to the NW field for free classes in Kundalini Yoga, Pilates, the always fun Zumba, Nia (“a sensory based movement lifestyle,” not the National Institute on Aging), kid’s Nia and prenatal belly-dancing. There’ll also be some massage tables set up, a few other special promotions and a raffle for deals on massage, strength training, reiki, sauna and other classes at the center.
Human@Ease Community Class Day, Saturday, Oct. 23, 1 to 4 p.m., McCarren Park on the NW field along Bedford and Lorimer Sts., Williamsburg