Open Streets on Newkirk Ave

are back!

Open Streets on Newkirk Ave are back! Enjoy a Car-free Newkirk Avenue from Coney Island Avenue to East 17th Street. Sundays from 12–8 PM. There will be live music, children’s activities, movement & more! Beginning Sunday, May 19.

Stay tuned for more event details!

May 19 (Flatbush Community Day!)

  • 11 AM – 3 PM | Paper Shredding services on site
  • 11 AM – 3 PM | Electronic waste recycling
  • 11 AM – 6 PM | Community Clean up (this will include street cleaning, painting over graffiti, touching up mail boxes, etc.)
  • 12 PM – 4 PM | Clothing and Textile Recycling
  • 12 PM – 4 PM | Live set by DJ Yah Supreme
  • 12 PM – 4 PM | Bounce house/games for kids
  • 12 PM – 4 PM | Community resource Tabling Throughout

June 2

  • 12:45 – FDC programming tables set up for activities & giveaways 
  • 2:00 PM – Salsa Lessons with Marisol Ramirez (B/w Argyle and Rugby Rd)
  • 2:00 PM – Arts and Crafts (B/w Argyle and Rugby Rd)
  • 3:00 PM – Karate Demonstration (B/w Marlborough and Rugby
  • 5:00 PM – Live music Performance at WattLi- Wayne Tucker and the Bad Mothas
  • 8:00 PM – Streets Re-open

June 9

  • 1 PM – 4:30 PM: Street Chalk, Games, Bubbles (B/w Argyle & Rugby Road)

  • 2 PM: Sunday Salsa with Marisol Ramirez (B/w Argyle & Rugby Road)

  • 2 PM- 4 PM: Arts & Crafts with Cynthia Fortozo- Arts & Democracy (B/w Argyle & Rugby Road)

  • 5 PM: Live Performance by Alegba and Friends (WattLi Bar)

  • 7 PM: (Newkirk Plaza) Opening Celebration for the latest art installation coming to the neighborhood! FDC Presents: Newkirk Plaza Path of Light: Illuminating the Urban Braids

  • 8 PM : Lighting Ceremony
  • 8:30 PM: Light Walk Begins

June 16

  • 1 PM – 4:30 PM: Street Chalk, Games, Bubbles (B/w Argyle & Rugby Road)
  • 2 PM: Sunday Salsa with Marisol Ramirez (B/w Argyle & Rugby Road)
  • 2 PM- 4 PM: Arts & Crafts with Cynthia Fortozo- Arts & Democracy (B/w Argyle & Rugby Road)
  • 3:30 PM: Pinata! (B/w Argyle & Rugby Road)
  • 4 PM – 7 PM: Kids Rock for Kids! ( In front of Milk & Honey – Argyle/ Westminster Road)

June 23

  • Stay Tuned for updates!

July 7

  • Stay Tuned for updates!

July 14

  • Grand Finale!
  • Stay Tuned for updates!
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