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Friday, Oct. 20 (See map view)

Explore lost parts of our beloved borough’s history on a trip through the forgotten, the vanished, and the underground; plus free access to Historical Society galleries, and cold beer.

5 pm.

An uncouth, corrupt rich junk dealer, Harry Brock, brings his showgirl mistress Billie Dawn with him to Washington, D.C.

8 pm.

Saturday, Oct. 21 (See map view)

The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

1 pm to 5 pm.

An uncouth, corrupt rich junk dealer, Harry Brock, brings his showgirl mistress Billie Dawn with him to Washington, D.C.

8 pm.

Sunday, Oct. 22 (See map view)

The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

1 pm to 5 pm.

An uncouth, corrupt rich junk dealer, Harry Brock, brings his showgirl mistress Billie Dawn with him to Washington, D.C.

2 pm.

Tuesday, Oct. 24 (See map view)

The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

3 pm to 5 pm.

Author and curator of religion at the National Museum of American History Peter Manseau, shares the story of infamous "spirit photographer" William Mumler, the fraud allegations that haunted him, and a nation grasping for the promise of the afterlife.

6:30 pm.

Thursday, Oct. 26 (See map view)

The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

3 pm to 5 pm.

Rick Perlstein, described by Politico as “chronicler extraordinaire of American conservatism,” in conversation with renowned historian Linda Gordon, whose new book takes an in-depth look at the roots and ramifications of the Klan’s 1920s resurgence.

6:30 pm.

Saturday, Oct. 28 (See map view)

The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

1 pm to 5 pm.

Drinks, music, and a costume contest with a cash prize.

1 pm.

Sunday, Oct. 29 (See map view)

The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

1 pm to 5 pm.

Monday, Oct. 30 (See map view)

Join Sara Horowitz, Executive Director and Founder of the Freelancers Union, in a lively discussion about the gig economy’s impact on New York City and the safety nets we need to support the 21st-century workforce.

6:30 pm.

Tuesday, Oct. 31 (See map view)

The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

3 pm to 5 pm.

Wednesday, Nov. 1 (See map view)

The first in a three-part series celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State. BHS Director of Public History Julie Golia sits down with historian Deborah Gray White to discuss the 100th anniversary and its reverberations.

7 pm.

Thursday, Nov. 2 (See map view)

The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

3 pm to 5 pm.

Join author and co-founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum Joanna Ebenstein for a comprehensive view at the attitudes and cultural observations surrounding life’s “great equalizer.”

6:30 pm.

Friday, Nov. 3 (See map view)

Featuring soprano Tami Petty (winner, Joy in Singing), tenor Timothy Fallon (winner, Wigmore International Song Competition, BASS debut) and baritone Paul LaRosa; and preceded by a pre-concert lecture by composer Daniel Felsenfeld.

7 pm.

Saturday, Nov. 4 (See map view)

The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!

1 pm to 5 pm.

Monday, Nov. 6 (See map view)

BHS Director of Public History Julie Golia leads this discussion with Christine Quinn, the first female Speaker of the NYC Council and former mayoral candidate; and A’Shanti F. Gholar, Political Director for Emerge America.

6:30 pm.

Wednesday, Nov. 8 (See map view)

Panelists Joan Malin, former president of Planned Parenthood of New York City, Inc.; Allison K. Lange, women’s history historian; and Jamia Wilson, executive director and publisher of Feminist Press, dig into a history of the mischaracterization of women.

6:30 pm.

Thursday, Nov. 9 (See map view)

Food writer and New York Times’ first female restaurant critic Mimi Sheraton reflects on her career and Brooklyn roots with radio host and former editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, Dana Cowin

6:30 pm.

Thursday, Nov. 30 (See map view)

Historians Eric Foner and Martha Sandweiss uncover slavery’s historic connections to elite campuses in a conversation moderated by Craig Wilder, author of "Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities."

6:30 pm.

Thursday, Dec. 7 (See map view)

Pulitzer-Prize winning author Jennifer Egan sits down with author Alexis Coe to discuss Egan’s extensive research and the process of building her new book’s vibrant characters.

6:30 pm.

Monday, Dec. 11 (See map view)

Historian and professor Leigh Fought paints an alternative portrait of abolitionist and social reformer Frederick Douglass by examining the lives of the women around him.

6:30 pm.

Wednesday, Dec. 13 (See map view)

Robert Watson brings to life the stories of a British prison ship moored off the coast of Brooklyn during the Revolutionary War.

6:30 pm.

Monday, Dec. 18 (See map view)

Ginia Bellafante of the New York Times moderates a conversation with Erica Mateo and Deron Johnston from the Brownsville Community Justice Center; and David Burney, director of Pratt’s Urban Placemaking and Management program.

6:30 pm.

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