The South Brooklyn Children’s Garden (the Garden), a community garden and urban farming cooperative at 204 Columbia Street in the Columbia Waterfront neighborhood of Brooklyn, announced today that it will host its annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 14, from 10 am to 2 pm. Now in its sixth year, the Harvest Festival, which is free and open to the public, brings together community members of all ages to celebrate the autumn harvest and the role of urban farming in sustainable agriculture.
This year’s festival will include:
-Pumpkin patch and decorating
-Live music from The Dad Beats
-Slices from House of Pizza and Calzones
July 17, 2017
by The Dad Beats Comments Off on Music in the Grove: Dad Beats! at Fort Greene Park
We are looking forward to seeing you all at Fort Greene Park this Wednesday at 10AM!
It’s going to be FANTASTIC!
Music in the Grove: Kids Concert w/ Dad Beats
“Come see a performance of playful tunes by four groovy Brooklyn dads, The Dad Beats! Bring your blanket and set it down by the trees just south of the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument for this free concert catered to children 0-8 years old.”
A big Dad Beats! thank you to all the kids, teachers, and staff at PS 107. What an enthusiastic audience you all were… Thank you!!!! We had a splendid time playing for you all and we look forward to coming back soon!
November 3, 2016
by Charles Comments Off on Hello to Zoe!
A very big Thank You! to Zoe Guigueno who will be filling in on standup bass* with us for the next couple of weeks. She played her first show with The Dad Beats! today at LARK and it was amazing! Zoe will return next week and then join us for our show at the High Line Park 14th Street NYC on Saturday, November 12! More details to follow soon about that 🙂
Come by next week and say hello!
*Dan is currently on tour with the Wee Trio and clearing off a space on his mantelpiece for the Best Jazz Instrumental Album Grammy they hope to win in February. Wish them luck!
October 13, 2016
by Charles Comments Off on All four Dad Beats! at Lark
If you came to the show today at Lark you got the full complement of Dad Beats! Yes, it doesn’t happen often (but hopefully more frequently in the future) so it’s a real treat to have us all together (now)!
If you missed it – no problem! We are playing at the South Brooklyn Children’s Garden this Saturday for the annual Fall Festival. It is in partnered with #RootedinNYC and is from 12 to 4pm. The Dad Beats! will play at 1:15! See you there!
South Brooklyn Children’s Garden
October 15, 12-4pm
From the Site:
Join TD Bank in Brooklyn to celebrate the South Brooklyn Children’s Garden on Saturday, October 15, from 12-4 PM with a day full of fun activities. A DJ will be playing music throughout the day. Also, chef and wellness expert An Vo will be preparing fresh fruit and vegetables and sharing samples of environmentally inspired recipes.
Grab a drink from the horticultural tea stand and enjoy a line-up of fun and educational family activities. Guests will have the chance to hear from key community green leaders as they speak out about the importance of green spaces in New York City. Come together with your community and celebrate a greener future.
June 14, 2016
by The Dad Beats Comments Off on The Dad Beats! at Norman & Jules – Tuesdays at 4PM
Come join The Dad Beats! and other fabulous bands at The Bell House for the Maple Street School Fundraiser!
Drop your winter doldrums at the door and hit the dance floor for a rockin’, glow-in-the-dark afternoon with some of young Brooklyn’s favorite live tunes. Brooklyn Kids Rock is a fun-filled dance party with live music, a pop-up tattoo parlor, photo booth, face painting, touch-an-instrument, tasty treats and more.
What: Brooklyn Kids Rock
When: Sunday, March 13th from 12pm – 4pm
Where: The Bell House / 147 7th Street / Brooklyn, NY 11215 / By Subway: Take R to 9th Street or F/G to 4th Avenue
How: Individual tickets are $15 online through March 4th or $18 at the door / Family 4 pack is $50 online
Why: Brooklyn Kids Rock is a fundraiser! Every penny you spend turns into need-based tuition assistance for a child attending Maple Street School.
The Fine Print: Activity Bands are $10 for 1 child / $15 for 2 children / $20 for 3 or more children – Food and bar service is not included in ticket price or activity bands.
January 20, 2016
by The Dad Beats Comments Off on The Dad Beats! in NJ!
Yes, The Dad Beats! are entered into the 58th Annual Grammy awards and are on the ballot for Best Children’s Album. We worked hard on our album “Child Support” and we think it came out really well. Hopefully enough voters feel the same way!
October 6, 2015
by The Dad Beats Comments Off on The Dad Beats! Play Harvest Fest at the South Brooklyn Children’s Garden
Second Annual SBCG Pie Contest. Last year’s pie contest was such fun, we are doing it again! The winner will get to choose between a photography session with the amazing Erin Silber Photography or a watering-shift-free year at SBCG. The first and second runners up will also get amazing prizes thanks to our wonderful supporters. Representatives from Green Thumb and Food Bank For New York will be judging, along with (we hope) a politically well connected third judge.
Pumpkin patch where we will again sell and decorate pumpkins.
Amazing Arts & Crafts projects run by Creatively Wild Art Studio, Crafty Kids and Arts*Cetera.
Face Painting by the world (or at least Brooklyn famous) Sharon Enlow of Fantasy Art
Live music by the Dad Beats, featuring SBCG’s own fabulous and talented Yuri Weber.
Food generously provided by House of Pizza & Calzone as well as other local eateries. Please bring goodies to sell at the food table – savory or sweet.