Events This Weekend – Ragamuffin Parade, Third Avenue Festival And More

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Photo via the Ragamuffin Parade's official website

Photo via the Ragamuffin Parade’s official website

Have a great weekend and take advantage of all your neighborhood has to offer at one of these local events. If you have an event to share, please email us at editor@bensonhurstbean.com or post it on our community calendar.

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober – Ghost
When: Saturday, October 1, 6:45 – 8:45 p.m.
Where: John Paul Jones Park, 101 Street and Shore Parkway between 4 Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway
What: Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for this free screening of Patrick Swayze’s 1990 film Ghost
Cost: FREE
More Information: (718) 965-8942

10th Annual Brooklyn Senior Idol
When: Saturday, October 1, 7 p.m.
Where: Xaverian High School, 7100 Shore Road
What: The Brooklyn Senior Idol show is a popular contest that highlights
the talent of the senior citizens of Kings County, while raising funds to
support the Xaverian Music Department
Cost: Tickets for the event are $10.00 and can only be purchased at the
door
More Information: Tickets for the event are $10.00 and can only be purchased at the
door

Third Avenue Festival
When: Sunday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 69th Street to 94th Street on Third Avenue
What: Annual street fair involving rides, games, and food

St. Finbar flea market
When: Sunday, October 2 from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m.
Where: Bath Ave. and Bay 20th Street
More Information: For further information please call St. Finbar Rectory at (718) 236 3312

Columbus Parade Brunch
When: Sunday, October 2 at noon
Where: Dyker Beach Golf Course at 7th Avenue and 86th Street
What: The Federation of Italian American Organizations’ Columbus Parade Brunch. The Honorees this year are: Senator Diane Savino, Assemblymember
Pamela Harris and Nicholas Caiazzo Esq., Thomas Sorrentino CPA.
Cost:
More Information: For further information please call (718) 259-2828

Motorcycle ride benefit
When: Saturday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Gilbert Rivera Pavilion, 745 64th Street
What: NYPD to escort motorcycle ride through Brooklyn to benefit Maimonides Breast Cancer Center on first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Cost: FREE

Ragamuffin Parade
When: Saturday, October 1 at 1 p.m. (rain or shine)
Where: 76th Street to 92nd Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues
What: Landmark neighborhood street fair and march involving costumes, merchants and more
Cost: FREE

Ongoing

Bensonhurst Greenmarket
When: Every Sunday up until November 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 18th Avenue between 81st and 82nd street
What: Farmers market featuring a host of fresh produce grown in the tri-state area.
How Much: FREE entry, with food prices ranging. Cash, EBT, Food Stamps, debit, credit, WIC Vegetable & Fruit checks & FMNP coupons accepted
More information: Grow NYC

Halloween Harvest at Luna Park
When: Every weekend September 24 through October 30
Where: Coney Island’s Luna Park
What: Come out for a host of family-friendly holiday-centric activities, including Kooky Spooky Karaoke, story time at the Monster Mash stage, glitter tattooing from Hiccups the Clown and much more
How Much: Activities range from free to $10 or so

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  • Sean F

    Third Avenue Festival is on Sunday, October 2nd. The notice above gives the impression that it’s on Saturday, like the event above it.

    • Sarah Crean

      Thank you so much. We are making the correction.