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By Evan MacDonald

Happy Friday, Brooklynites.

Once again, the Ink is suggesting some events you might want to check out as you plan your Brooklyn weekend.

Watch the Disney musical classic, Fantastia, with the family at Family Movie Night at The Moxie Spot in Brooklyn Heights.

When: 6:15 p.m., Friday

Where: The Moxie Spot, 81 Atlantic Ave.

Price: Free; dinner items at menu prices

Check out 30th Annual Making Brooklyn Bloom festival at Brooklyn Botanical Garden. Fifteen workshops cover topics including rooftop farming, citizen science, and caring for street trees. They will be presented by leaders in urban greening, members of the BBG’s staff, and experts for various New York City environmental organizations.

When: 10 a.m., Saturday

Where: The Palm House at Brooklyn Botanical Garden, 1000 Washington Ave.

Price: Free

Rediscover a classic Brooklyn tale as the Peccadillo Theater Company brings A Tree Grows in Brooklyn back to the New York stage for the first time in 60 years. The show runs from March 12-April 2 at the Theatre at St. Clement’s, and is set in Williamsburg in 1902.

When: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m.; Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Where: Theatre at St. Clement’s, 423 W. 46th St.

Tickets: $25

Listen to author Barnet Schecter talk about his latest work, George Washington’s America: A Biography Through His Maps, at Greenwood Cemetery’s Historic Chapel. Following the talk, Schecter and Greenwood historian Jeff Richman will lead a tour of the grounds, where part of the Battle of Brooklyn was fought in 1776. The battle was Washington’s first after he signed the Declaration of Independence.

When: 1 p.m., Sunday

Where: The Historic Chapel at Green-Wood, 500 25th St.

Tickets: $20

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