Boehner Rage, Web Cats & Dog-O-Ween – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/23-10/28)

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Harvest Party @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) Saturday 10/26, noon-10pm, freshly brewed wet hop harvest and pumpkin alesseasonally delicious beers, seasonal food and fun!

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WEDNESDAY 10/23
• Bear Republic Brewing Night @ The Exley (1 Jackson St) 8pm, buy a beer, keep the glass. Flights, pairings, and great company.
• Poker Philanthropy Fundraiser @ t.b.d. Brooklyn (224 Franklin St) 7:30pm, FREE, 20 seat Texas Holdem tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, RSVP to pokerphilanthropy [at] gmail [dot] com for a guaranteed seat, More Info
• Storytelling with Barry Gifford @ WORD (126 Franklin St) 7-8pm, FREE, Author of  Wild at Heart celebrates his new short story collection, The Roy Stories, with a reading accompanied by jazz guitarist, Miles Okazki, RSVP
♫ New Year World Rock Festival 2013 with SKATERS / Hunters / Teen / Free Time / DJ Vapors @ Glasslands (289 Kent) 8:30pm, $12, BUY TIX, RSVP

THURSDAY 10/24

• French Brewing Party @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 6-9pm, ushering in a new era of modern French breweries with Pays Flamand, accompanied by French jams from DJ Bocky.
* Screening of The Phantom Tollbooth: Beyond Expectations @ Bedford + Bowery Newsroom (155 Grand St) 7pm, FREE, Catch a screening of this documentary that digs a little deeper into this childhood novel with an almost cultish following, followed by a Q&A with director & Greenpointer, Hannah Jayanti, RSVP
• Woman Rebel with Peter Bagge and friends @ WORD (126 Franklin St) 7-8pm, FREE, A night of reading and storytelling in honor of activist Margaret Sanger (who we can all thank for pioneering birth control and founding Planned Parenthood), with Peter Bagge (cartoonist), Thomas Page McBee (VICE’s “masculinity expert”), and others, RSVP
♦ Becky Radway Dance Projects @ Triskelion Arts Aldous Theater (118 N 11th St, 3rd Fl) 8-10pm, $15, this evening will feature the premier of an original dance-horror film (entitled 219 Gates) as well signature short ensemble piece, Show runs through 8/26,  More Info
♫ Rage Against the Machine: Fuck You Boehner @ The Trash Bar (256 Grand St) 8pm, $7 (open bar 8-9pm), you probably have some pent up anger for the Tea Party just welling up in your soul, so let it out with a Rage cover band and shredded jams from Hand Job Academy / Bad Credit No Credit / Skeletons in the Piano, RSVP
♫ Future Punx / Lost Animal / XRay Eyeballs / Shadow Walker / Hausu @ 285 Kent, 8pm, BUY TIX, RSVP

FRIDAY 10/25
♦ David Humphrey & Ryan Michael Ford / Project Space: Jessie Brugger @ Storefront Ten Eyck (324 Ten Eyck) 6pm, FREE, Opening for this group of artists that channel “a contemporary zeitgeist of psycho-sexual angst, desire, and fantasy,” RSVP
* Internet Cat Video Film Festival @ Warsaw (261 Driggs) 7pm, $20, who says internet cat vids can’t have their own Sundance? This celebration of all things cat will feature 80 crowd-sourced and curated web videos, RSVPBUY TIX
☺Abemixture: Insert Halloween Joke Here @ Legion (790 Metropolitan) 7-9pm, FREE, Binge on candy and happy hour drinks while watching comedy from Justy Dodge / Adam Conover / Jack Wilkinson / Zack Broussard / Mark Normand / Joe Machi, oh and come in costume, RSVP
☺DanDillLions 6 The Pumpkin-gs of Comedy @Redstar (37 Greenpoint Ave) 7:30-10pm, FREE, Drink specials, food, raffle prizes, music, and stand-up from Danny DelColle / Dillon Stevenson and special guests
♫ High Teen Boogie / Sevens / Dead Bundy and the Neat Neat Neats @ Lulu’s (113 Franklin) 9pm, FREE, RSVP
♥ UFO/ALIEN Halloween Dance Party @ Roebling Sporting Club (225 N 8th St) 10pm-4am, FREE, wear your alien mask and bring your best moves to the floor, speciality cocktails & $50 bar tab for best costume, RSVP
♥ Halloween in the Black Lodge @ Glasslands (289 Kent) 11:30pm, $5, with DJ sets from Tamaryn / WOLVVES / Ghost Cop / a place both wonderful and strange, + Twin Peaks Costume Contest, do the Leland Palmer to twisted, dark electro pop while eating donuts and sipping sweet coffee all night long, BUY TIX

Miley-Inspired Dog-O-Ween, Courtesy of BuzzFeed

SATURDAY 10/26
• Greenpoint Library Bake Sale @ Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave) 10am-2pm, FREE, Come one, come all for spooky baked treats, coffee, donuts, pies, and pumkin breads, all proceeds support the Greenpoint branch, More Info
Harvest Party @ Browerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 12-10pm, FREE, there’s nothing better on a crisp autumn day than freshly brewed pumpkin ale, except when the ale is tapped from the cask and poured from an actual pumpkin! More Info
* Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume & Trick Contest @ McCarren Park Dog Run (N.12th St and Driggs) 1-4pm, FREE, Dress your pup as bacon or Miley’s Wrecking Ball, or just stop by to observe a super adorable afternoon, raffle prizes and donations will benefit the dog run and BARC shelter, RSVP

Java Street Garden Fall Festival @ Java St Community Garden (59 Java St) 1-4pm, FREE, Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in style with food, costume prizes, a raffle, kids activites, and a class on how to save your seeds, RSVP
♦ Experimental Figure Drawing @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 2:30-5pm, $10-$15 donation, draw model Emily Linstrom in the company of local artists, while sipping Oslo coffee and heartier drink specials (first of a weekly series), RSVP
# Pig Roast @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 4pm, $20 for a plate of pork and sides with a beer flight, $12 without beer, More Info
•  The Amazing Halloween Scavenger Hunt @ Red Star bar (37 Greenpoint Ave) 5-8pm, $20, wear your costume for a scavenger hunt/obstacle course that will lead you through a series of clues and challenges through the neighborhood, More Info

SUNDAY 10/27
•  Pumpkin Carving @ Boulevard Tavern (579 Meeker Ave) 6pm, FREE, grab your pumpkins at the bar and go to town, RSVP
♫ Thee Oh Sees / The Blind Shake / OBN IIIs @285 Kent, 8pm, $15, BUY TIX

MONDAY 10/28
♥ Co-Ed Shuffleboard Tournament @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 7:30pm, $3 buy in per player (includes first beer), coed doubles get those wrists in shape in this monthly tourne, $100 cash prize for winners, sign up in advance at the bar or via email (ted [at] thediamondbrooklyn [dot] com), More Info
* The Greggs @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8pm, FREE, preview this short film from local filmmakers,  it looks like a quirky delight, trailer, RSVP
♫ Country Night @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 9pm, Free, hillbilly, bluegrass, western swing, and more country tunes spinning on vinyl ’till the wee hours of the country morn

* Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones likely
♦ Art Event
Comedy Event
# Foodie Event

1 Comment

  1. Lisa says:

    The Internet Cat Video Festival at the Warsaw is sold out! You can see the video clips online, including Greenpoint/Williamsburg’s cat rescue group North Brooklyn Cats’ “Little Kitten Challenges Big Dog” in the Drama category, here: http://bit.ly/1bcGmJw.

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