Why This Weekend Will Be Amazing

Five cool things to do in Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and nearby.

Still grieving the end of summer Fridays? We feel your pain. But there is still a lot to look forward to as late summer fades away. In fact, there are so many things competing for your attention this weekend, you may find yourself double-booked!

Here are five cool things in Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and nearby:

Spoke the Hub Scholarship Auditions

Spoke the Hub dance studio and arts center, will hold its annual Scholarship Auditions, on Friday September 7 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at Gowanus Arts, 295 Douglass Street. The auditions—open to dancers ages 8-16 years—are for partial scholarships, based on financial need, for General Study at Spoke the Hub and for placement in STH Young Artists Program. Dancers may also apply via the online Scholarship Application.

Free Fall Trial Classes at City Stomp Music

Children with an interest in making music can dip a toe in and try City Stomp Music, an early childhood music program in downtown Brooklyn that ranges from Caribbean beats, Jewish folk songs and melodies about dinosaurs, subways and buses. Free trial classes this weekend include Friday at 10 a.m., Saturday at 11 a.m. and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. For more information, visit citystompmusic.com

Brooklyn Museum Presents GO: Open-Studio Weekend

By know you've probably noticed the green and white posters all over the borough. If you still are unsure what it's all about, you can read about it , and !

Slowteria: New Slow-Food Mexican Restaurant Named After a Card Game

A new restaurant has opened in the old Dubuque space. According to Grub Street, "The name is a mash-up of "slow food" and the Mexican card game Lotería. The menu literally follows suit, hanging seasonally to reflect the deck's 54 cards. The bright and chirpy Pájaro, for example, transposes into a regional variant of posole, made with duck slow-cooked into a stew with dry chiles and hominy instead of pork; while the restaurant's cactus salad with jicama appears as the more straightforward El Nopal on the menu." Oh, baby.

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