Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will join entertainer Ben Vereen Thursday, July 19 for a day’s events to celebrate “Lighten Up Brooklyn” on the Borough Hall Plaza at 200 Joralemon Street. Sponsored by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, the event centers on anti-obesity and healthy lifestyle initiatives. It was first launched by Markowitz 11 years ago.
Activities include dancing for older adults led by Mark Morris Dance Center, IntenSati workout, Zumba for youth, a power walk, yoga and capoeira. Events runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, see here. See the schedule here.