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The Weekend Tip: FUREE's 10th Annual Convention

Neighborhood activists celebrate a decade of striving for economic and racial equality.

The Weekend Tip: FUREE's 10th Annual Convention The Weekend Tip: FUREE's 10th Annual Convention

1. The 10th Annual Convention for Families United for Racial and Economic Equality brings together members, allies and community residents to talk about the problems Brooklyn faces and to build a just society for our families, our communities and ourselves. St. Joseph's High School, 80 Willoughby St. Sat., noon. 4 p.m. march to Barclays Center. 

2. Art Creators Academy, a new performing arts center consisting of celebrated Emmy and Tony-winning performers and educators, offers classes to children ages 3-teens. Trilok Fusion Arts Center, 143 Waverly Ave. Sat., 10 a.m. $15 per class/$600 for year.

3. Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian art form combining dance and martial arts, is a great way to get in shape, meet new people and experience new cultures. Students don't need prior knowledge or experience to start--classes are beginner level. Trilok Fusion Arts Center, 143 Waverly Ave. Sat., 4 p.m. $15.

4. Children's performers Miss Nina, Jon Samson and Vered entertain babies and toddlers under 3 years old . Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton St. Sun., 11 a.m. Free.

5. In this spirited DrumDance class, children will explore dance and creative movement through a combination of singing, music, drumming and storytelling. Ages 2-4. Cumbe, 558 Fulton St. Sun., 11:30 a.m. Free.

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