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Brooklyn Bridge Park Easter Egg Hunt
On Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy hosts its annual Easter Egg Hunt. There will be 15,000 eggs and a performance by Audra Rox. We suggest you line up at the Main Street entrance a little early as the line got pretty long last year.

The Traveler’s Return” Reception
Tonight, Metaphor Contemporary Art Gallery hosts an opening reception for Susan Homer. Her exhibition, “The Traveler’s Return,” runs thru April 27. Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Free. 382 Atlantic Avenue. (718) 254- 9126.

This weekend, Bargemusic presents a number of performances. Tonight’s program, part of the “Here and Now: American Contemporary Music Series,” showcases music from Osvaldo Golijov, David Kechley, William Bolcom, Felipe Lara. Saturday and Sunday’s performances feature works from Beethoven, Brahms, and Schubert. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 p.m. Sunday, 4:00 p.m. $40; $25 seniors and students. Fulton Ferry Landing, Old Fulton Street at the East River. (718) 624-2083.

Prospect Park Egg-O-Rama
Saturday and Sunday, Prospect Park presents “Egg-O-Rama,” a weekend-long “egg-ucational” event, which includes crafts, games, and an egg hunt. The egg hunt for children ages 2-5 takes place tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. A second hunt for children ages 6-9 follows. Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Free. Prospect Park Audubon Center.

Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD
Tomorrow, experience a live transmission of Tristan und Isolde at BAM. Fred Plotkin speaks. BAMCafe serves brunch two hours before the screening. Saturday, 12:30 p.m. $42. BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Avenue. (718) 636-4129.

Cat and Dog Adoption Event
Tomorrow, Dumbo Pet Care and Animal Care & Control of NYC hold a cat and dog adoption event, with a number of rescued animals. Everything in the store will be on sale. Saturday, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Dumbo Pet Care, 25 Jay Street. (718) 855-1363.

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Gang Awareness Meeting
Today, Paul Robeson High School and Community presents a “Gang Awareness Town Hall Meeting.” Panelists include Ira Weston, Principal of Paul Robeson High School; Deanna Rodriguez of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office; Norbert Davidson, Program Coordinator of the Gang Prevention and Intervention Unit of the NYC DOE; Lamont Anderson of Community Affairs NYPD, and Hashim Garrette, a violence prevention speaker and consultant. Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 150 Albany Avenue.

Mo Beasley “Rent Party”
Tonight, The Office of City Council Member Letitia James, Kevin Powell, The LoveStorm Entertainment Group, LLC, and April R. Silver of Akila Worksongs, Inc. present a “rent party” for poet, educator, and workshop facilitator Mo Beasley. The fundraiser includes dancing, food, drink, music, and poetry. The evening serves as a start-up event for an on-going emergency fund for Brooklyn artists. Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. $20 donation (drinks not included). Frank’s Cocktail Lounge, 660 Fulton Street.

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Williamsburg Building. Photo by Seth W.
Brooklyn College dorm will not have any parking spots [Brooklyn Junction]
The Same Nice People Are Coming to 103 Bond Street [McBrooklyn]
Scotto’s Wine Cellar Going “Gateless” On Court [Pardon Me for Asking]
Bedford Ave. Report: Dunkin Donuts Coming [GL]
Park Slope Panhandlers Dress for Success [Curbed]
Bushwick Apartment Roundup [Bushwick BK]
Sundance Comes to Brooklyn [General Greene]
RIP – Estelle [Kensington Blog]


The Future of Coney Island
Lynn Kelly, President of the CIDC, will present the latest proposal for the area and join a panel discussion with David Gratt, Managing Director, Coney Island USA, Domenic Recchia, representative to the City Council from the 47th District, and Chuck Reichenthal, District Manager of Community Board 13. Brad Lander, Director of the Pratt Center for Community Development, moderates. Reservations required. Check the website for tickets. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. $9; $5 museum members, seniors, and students. 1220 Fifth Avenue. (212) 534-1672, ext. 3395.

CB2 Meeting
Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee meets tonight at 6:00 p.m. at St. James Tower (21 St. James Place, between Lafayette and DeKalb avenues). Call (718) 596-5410.

CB7 Meeting
Community Board 7 holds a full board meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Board Office (4201 Fourth Avenue, at 43rd Street). Call (718) 854-0003.

Photo by Bob Jagendorf
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Speak Out! at powerHouse Arena
Today, Dumbo’s powerHouse Arena presents “Speak Out! for Peace in Iraq and Justice at Home.” Organized in conjunction with the “Speak Up!” benefit concert held at St. Ann’s Warehouse, this event features speeches from Laura Flanders, Naomi Klein, and others. Numerous organization will be present with information. Ongoing exhibits include “Eyes Wide Open” and “The Cost of War.” Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Free. 37 Main Street.

CB2 Meeting
Tonight, Community Board 2’s Transportation and Public Safety Committee meets at 6:00 p.m. at St. Francis College (180 Remsen Street, between Clinton and Court streets in Brooklyn Heights). Call (718) 596-5410.

84th Precinct Meeting
The 84th Precinct Community Council holds its monthly meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Phoenix House (50 Jay Street, between Water and Plymouth streets in Dumbo). Call (718) 875-6811.

88th Precinct Meeting
Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the 88th Precinct Community Council has its monthly meeting at the French Speaking Baptist Church at 209 Clermont Avenue.

94th Precinct Meeting
The 94th Precinct Community Council meets tonight at North Fork Bank (804 Manhattan Avenue, at Calyer Street in Greenpoint). Call (718) 383-5298.

68th Precinct Meeting
The 68th Precinct Community Council holds its monthly meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the precinct station house (333 65th Street, between Third and Fourth avenues in Bay Ridge). Call (718) 439-4220.

62nd Precinct Meeting
The 62nd Precinct Community Council meets tonight at the 62nd Precinct stationhouse (1925 Bath Avenue, at Bay 22nd Street in Bensonhurst) at 7:00 p.m. Call (718) 236-2501.

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CB2 Meeting
Community Board 2’s Parks and Recreation Committee meets tonight. Monday, 6:00 p.m. Brooklyn Hospital, 121 DeKalb Avenue (at St. Felix Street). (718) 596-5410.

No Wave Program 1 at BAM
For the next couple of weeks, the prolific Village Voice film critic J. Hoberman is playing film DJ at BAM. Tonight, he’s spinning Rome ’78, which Hoberman describes as “a costume drama that looks like a toga party in Little Lulu’s clubhouse.” The film will be introduced by director James Nares at 7 p.m. Call 718.636.4100 for more information.

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