Film Screening: Saving Jamaica Bay
Friday, September 9 , 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, 2016
Saving Jamaica Bay tells the story of how one community fought the government and overcame Hurricane Sandy to clean up and restore the largest open space in New York City. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon, Saving Jamaica Bay also symbolizes the efforts to preserve urban nature, combat climate change, and invest in our national parks.
After the screening, you will have the opportunity to meet Dan Hendrick, the filmmaker and visionary behind Saving Jamaica Bay.
This event will be held in the Prospect Park Picnic House. Enter the park at 5th street and Prospect Park West, then walk 500 yards into the park to the Picnic House.
Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Space is limited and we strongly encourage you to purchase tickets in advance.
LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco
Friday, September 9 , 7:30 pm – 9 pm, 2016
Straight from the Coney Island boardwalk, Lola Star’s Dreamland Disco brings a vintage vibe and stellar entertainment to the LeFrak Center at Lakeside. Each week a new theme will shape the roller rink dreamscape, with special performances and retro DJ sets. Skaters are encouraged to come in costume and strut their roller dancing skills for prizes.
This season's event themes are as follows:
5/13 - Starman Forever: a roller disco tribute to David Bowie
5/20 - Hip Hop Hooray: 90s hip hop
5/27 - I Feel Love: Divas of Disco
6/3 - Prince vs. Michael Jackson
6/10 - You Got the Right Stuff: Boy Bands & 90s Pop
6/17 - Under the Sea 80s Prom: Mermaid Pre-Party
6/24 - Born this Way: Lady Gaga Skate Tribute and Gay Pride Pre-Party
7/1 - Material Girl: Madonna & Divas of 80's
7/8 - Xanadu: 70's & 80's Pop
7/15 - British Invasion: British Hits through the Decades
7/22 - Roll Bounce: Classic Skate Grooves
7/29 - Wannabe: Spice Girls & 90s Pop
8/5 - Fight For Your Right to Party: 80s Hip Hop
8/12 - Saturday Night Fever: Disco
8/19 - Soul Train: House, Soul & 80s Club
8/26 - Flashdance
9/2 - Oops....I Did it Again: Britney & 90s Pop
9/9 - Purple Rain: Prince & Contemporaries
9/16 - Pretty in Pink Prom: 80's
9/23 - Madonna vs. Janet Jackson
9/30 - Ziggy Stardust
10/7 - Strangelove: New Wave & Goth
10/14 - Thriller: Michael Jackson and Halloween Preview