May 162012
 

Niall Connelly will be performing this Sunday at the Irish Haven.

Remember, our events calendar is now up. There is a lot more on it than just the next nine days – you can see the whole thing here. We’ll post a lot of events that come to our attention, but the best way to make sure an event is listed here is to let us know directly – please email us at info@bayridgeodyssey.com. Be sure to include (1) what and where the event is, (2) what day and time it will be, (3) a description of the event, and (4) if there is an admission cost or age restriction. Include a web site and/or RSVP information, if applicable. Events on this calendar will be included in our nine-day event listing that we publish each Wednesday.

FRIDAY

  • 5th Avenue Storefront Art Walk begins: SAW gives artists the opportunity to work with merchants to create art that has an aesthetic connection to its surroundings. Storefronts along 5th Avenue will exhibit these works, offering the Bay Ridge community a unique opportunity to engage with the visual arts. Runs through June 17th. (5th Avenue from 68th Street to 85th Street)
  • “My Fair Lady” by the Narrows Community Theater: 8pm. Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture “Pygmalion.” Admission: $20 for adults / $15 seniors, students under 21, children. St. Patrick’s Auditorium (4th Avenue and 97th Street). See our story for more details.

SATURDAY

  • Greenmarket: The Bay Ridge Greenmarket returns to the Walgreens Pharmacy parking lot (3rd Avenue and 95th Street). 8am – 3pm. See our story for more details.
  • It’s My Park Day – 9am. Shore Road and Owl’s Head Parks. Volunteers are invited to help with some spring cleaning in Bay Ridge’s beautiful shore-front parks. Activities will include painting, planting, weeding, sweeping, raking, handling sign-in sheets, tools and refreshments. See our story for more details.
  • “My Fair Lady” by the Narrows Community Theater: 8pm. Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture “Pygmalion.” Admission: $20 for adults / $15 seniors, students under 21, children. St. Patrick’s Auditorium (4th Avenue and 97th Street). See our story for more details.

SUNDAY

  • Norwegian Constitution Day Parade: Celebrating the May 17, 1814 declaration of independence from the victors of the Napoleonic Wars. Running up Third Avenue from 86th to 69th Streets, then over to 67th Street and 7th Avenue via Fifth Avenue. See our story for the full route map. Begins 1:30pm.
  • “My Fair Lady” by the Narrows Community Theater: 3pm. Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture “Pygmalion.” Admission: $20 for adults / $15 seniors, students under 21, children. St. Patrick’s Auditorium (4th Avenue and 97th Street). See our story for more details.
  • Niall Connelly at the Irish Haven: “Brooklyn-based Niall Connolly is at the head of a new breed of politically engaged eloquent singer-songwriters emerging from New York’s most populous boroughs with his immensely literate appraisals of the personal and the political.” Also, in a separate e-mail, I’m told this guy “is awesome, though he isn’t an Irish ballad guy,” coming from someone who loves Irish ballad guys. 7pm, 5721 4th Avenue.

MONDAY

  • Community Board 10 General Meeting: 7:15pm at the Norwegian Christian Home, 1250 67th Street.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

  • Fleet Week, Parade of Ships: Begins 8am in the New York Harbor. Prime viewing locations are the Belt Parkway Promenade, 69th Street Pier, and Owl’s Head Park. For more details, see our stories on the international and American ships.