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Peter Lawrence, Wythe Hotel Owner On Public School Arts Benefit Tonight (2/25)

Tonight, the Wythe Hotel hosts a Benefit for Public School Art Programs, which Jen announced yesterday, but it’s worth a repeat. Public – Supply, a company that produces responsibly-sourced notebooks, is the fundraiser co-host and there will be great food, music and drinks at this party.

We chatted with Peter Lawrence, GM & Owner of the Wythe Hotel, about tonight’s benefit. Continue reading

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Puppets, Britpop and Hulk Hogan – What’s Happening Greenpoint? (8/14-8/20)

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WEDNESDAY 8/14
♥ The Neverending Story @ McCarren Park (Bedford & No. 12th) 6pm, FREE, Last SummerScreen of the season! Screening begins 8pm, Music by Aa (aka Big A Little A) / Ratking / Amen Dunes / Chota Madre. Need a reminder of how cool this movie is? Flash back to your childhood with this epic trailer.
•  Eating Your Feelings @ Word (126 Franklin St.) 7-8pm, FREE, Essayist, Mark Rosenberg, hosts real talk about body image in honor of his new collection, Eating My Feelings, covering his adventures from childhood fat camp to personal trainer flirtations. RSVP
•  Midweek Mayhem @ Boulevard Tavern (579 Meeker) 9pm-midnight, FREE, get over the hump with $6 cocktails.
•  Wetsuit @ Daddy’s (437 Graham Ave.) 10pm, FREE, Summer night party with DJ’s Paul and Jesse, RSVP   

THURSDAY 8/15
♦ Puppet Parade and Pageant @ McGolrick Park, 3:30-5pm, FREE, Join kid Greenpointers, as they parade their handmade puppets and masks through the neighborhood to McGolrick Park, culminating in an original performace about the story of Newton Creek, More Info
•  Sample Sale @ Swords-Smith (98 S. 4th St.) 4-9pm, FREE (through 8/18), Featuring clothes and jewelry from In God We Trust and other designers, with Brooklyn Brewery Beer and Thorny Rose wine, RSVP
Kid Dynamite / Joyce Manor / Red Hare / Swearin’ @ House of Vans (25 Franklin St.), 6pm, FREE with RSVP
♫ Potion Presents: MAD CHEMISTRY @ The West (397 Union Ave.) 7-10:30pm, FREE, Featuring acoustic performances by Cody Swanson / Andrew Sellers / Workman Song
•  Chicken Premiere @ Bow Tie Cinemas a.k.a. Clearview Chelsea (260 West 23rd St.) 7pm, FREE, screening and after-party for a dark comedy about a Thai delivery man, shot in Greenpoint, Watch the teaser, More Info
☺ The Cause B Show: LIGHT IT UP @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave.) 8:30pm, FREE (+ free beer with donation!), Stand-up comedy show to benefit Students for Sensible Drug Policy, an organization that empowers youth to become politically active in the fight against Drug War policies, RSVP

FRIDAY 8/16
Williamsburg Loves Dumont @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave.) 6pm-midnight, Fundraiser to support the family of Dumont owner, Colin Devlin, whose tragic death was strongly felt in the local community. Raffles, Tacos and performances by American Darlings / Dead Stars / Eastern Hollows
SATURDAY 8/17
♫ Out in the Streets Festival @ Onderdonk House (1820 Flushing Ave, Ridgewood) thru Sunday (8/18) 1pm, $20 Saturday/$12 Sunday, set in the backyard of a historic Ridgewood home this weekend fest will feature 2 days of indie bands, installation art, pop-up shops, and food trucks, OPEN BAR both days from 2-3pm, RSVP
♫ Sleepies / EULA / Big Ups / Shark? / Low Fat Getting High @ 
Rippers @ (Rockaway Beach 86) 6pm, Free (Suggested donations go to Restore Rockaway)
♦ The Crest Hardware Art Show Closing Reception @ Crest Hardware (558 Metropolitan Ave.) 6-10pm, FREE, Celebrate the closing of Crest’s annual group show, with work from 150 artists, RSVP   
♫ Britpop with The Common People @ TBD Brooklyn (24 Franklin St) 8pm, FREE, Nostalgic for 90′s indie faves like Oasis, Blur, and The Smiths? Dance the night away and pretend the year 2000 never happened.

SUNDAY 8/18
• Williamsburg Fashion Weekend Summer Party @ Secret Project Robot (389 Melrose St.) 2pm-1am, FREE, Celebrate Runway Passport‘s first online boutique with a fashion show, featuring the work of independent designers, drinks, and shopping, RSVP  Salo Tatlo @ The Mothership (252 Green St.) 6-10pm, $45, Enjoy a multi-course meal in a rooftop setting, featuring regional Philippino street food and grill fare from Greenpointers contributor and chef extraordinaire, Yana Gilbuena, RSVP, BUY TIX
♫ The Piggies / Threats / Hard Nips
@ The Grand Victory (245 Grand St.), 8pm, FREE, featuring a backyard BBQ with cheap plates!

MONDAY 8/19
♦ Potion Collective Open Mic Night @ Brooklyn Fire Proof (119 Ingraham St.) 7:30-11:30pm, FREE, Artists of all mediums welcome! To enter, email potioncollective [at] gmail.com.
* Meeting on Crime @ Church of the Ascension (127 Kent St.) 6:30pm, FREE, Join the Greenpoint Neighrborhood Watch to discuss the recent spike in neighborhood crime with local police officers.
TUESDAY 8/20
• WORD’s  At the Waterfront with Atlas Review, Electric Literature, and Emily Books @ WORD (126 Franklin St) 7-8pm, FREE, Enjoy an evening of summer readings by Matt Donjny, Alex Morris, Helen Phillips, and Montana Ray, RSVP
Good Vibrations Salon Series @ Java Studio Gallery (252 Java St, Suite 308) 7-10pm, FREE, 4th installment of the salon series built around Good Vibrations, a project that merges science and the sublime by artist, David Melrose, this week’s theme is Worship of the Sun (it’s all solar)
Bad Movie Brooklyn Presents Suburban Commando @ Berry Park (4 Berry St.) 8pm, FREE, watch Hulk Hogan play intergalactic warrior, Shep Rampsey, who crashes on Earth and must learn to blend in, while avoiding deadly bounty hunters (this is a very serious art film, which you must watch un-ironically)

♫ Music
♥ Pheremones likely
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event

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Bear Hunt Controversy, Whistleblow Your Mind, Animation Block Party, Bushwick Block Party: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (7/24-7/28)

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WEDNESDAY 7/24

♦ Polish & Spanish Poetry Reading @ Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave) 6:30-7:30pm, FREE
♥ The Craft @ McCarren Park Summerscreen (No. 12th & Bedford Ave) 6pm, FREE, Performances by La Misma / Potty Mouth / Divorce Money
♫ Rumors / Junior Prom / Behaviors @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 9pm, $8
♫ Bear Hunt Controversy @ Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St) 10pm, $8

THURSDAY 7/25

♦ Out Of The Sea / Into The Sea @ Picture Farm (338 Wythe Ave) 6-9pm, An evening of ocean inspired imagery from photographer Bobby Fisher spanning the globe from the Maldives to Montauk, RSVP
♫ Heliotropes / The Suzan @ Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Pkwy) 7pm, $12
♦ Smashfest @ Villain (50. N.3rd St) 7pm, $15-30, a curated collection of film, art and culture about the NY surf community, ticket includes drinks & snacks, thru Sunday, more info
☺ The Cause B Show: Whistleblow Your Mind Comedy Show @ Over Eight (594 Union Ave) $5, 8:30-10:30pm, featuring some of NYC’s top comedians raising money for The Bradley Manning Defense Fund, RSVP
♫ This Frontier Needs Heros @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 9:30pm, FREE

FRIDAY 7/26

♦ Close Quarters @ Yes Gallery (147 India St.) Opening 6-10pm, Artwork by Nichole Handel & Jack Jerz
♫ Ghastly City Sleep / Ancient Sky / Don’t @ The Acheron (57 Waterbury St.) 8pm, $8
♦ Rooftop Films Animation Blockparty @ Automotive HS Lawn (50 Bedford Ave) 8pm live music, films begin 9pm, $13, Afterparty @ Matchless, More info
• U Screening @ Transmitter Park (Greenpoint Ave & East River) 8:30pm, FREE, Ages 6 & up, Mona is a princess who lives a lonely existence in a dilapidated castle by the sea. She is cruelly mistreated by a pair of rats until a unicorn named U appears to protect her…

SATURDAY 7/27

# NY State Food & Beer Expo @ East River State Park (Kent Ave & No. 8th St) 10am-7pm, $10, sample over 40 exclusive beers from over 20 NY microbreweries & farm-to-table foods from NY, More info
• Ridgewood Market @ Greater Ridgewood Youth Council (59-03 Summerfield St) 11-5pm, Art, Vintage, Handmade, Food, More info
♫ Bushwick Block Party w/ Action Bronson / Pictureplane / Jamaican Queens / World’s Fair / MC Todd / Death Threat @ Moore St betw. Bogart St & White St, noon, FREE
♥ Bike Swap & BBQ @ East River Bar (97 South 6th St.) 3-7pm, FREE, Bring your bike parts, frames and bike related stuff to East River Bar and buy/sell/trade at no vendor cost or cover charge, RSVP
♫ The Due Diligence, Hippy, Journalism, Healing Stoned @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm
♫ Hollaback Afterparty with War on Women / Shady Hawkins & Rhinestone Gorilla Burlesque @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, $10, Hollaback is a movement to end street harassment powered by a network of local activists around the world, RSVP

SUNDAY 7/28

• Ridgewood Market @ Greater Ridgewood Youth Council (59-03 Summerfield St) 11-5pm, Art, Vintage, Handmade, Food, More info
♦ Flux Fest @ Sandbox Studios (154 Morgan Ave.) 6-11:30pm, $15-20, a festival of 10 short films with time travel asan overarching theme, open bar, More info* Greenpointers’ Pick

♫ Music
♥ Pheremones likely
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event

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What’s Happening Greenpoint? (9/19-9/26)


Thru 9/22 Et cetera 2012 @ Public Assembly (70 No. 6th St) A week of art, talks, films, comedy, learning, music and dancing.

WEDNESDAY 9/19

• Comics to Watch Showcase @ Creek and Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave., LIC) 8pm, 2012 Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch Showcase sponsored by Caroline’s, line-up is on the down low but the laughs are going to be through the roof! Hosted by Nick Turner.

Thursday thru Sunday (9/20-9/23) 2nd Annual Greenpoint Film Festival *

rock the pulaski north brooklyn boat club benefitTHURSDAY 9/20

♦ Interdendent @ Yashar Gallery (279 Greenpoint Ave.) 7-9pm, new paintings by Allison Maletz and David Pettibone.

♫ Rock the Pulaski Benefit for North Brooklyn Boat @ Broadway Stages Boatyard (437 McGuinness Blvd) 6pm, $5, games, drinks, food, music: The Hungry March Band / Red Bedlam / Free Advice /The Alex Mallett Band / Time Travelers, RSVP

♫ Scammers / Denver Hughes / Idaho Joe Winslow @ The Place (269 Norman Av) 8pm, $7

FRIDAY 9/21

 The Babies, K-Holes, Sundelles @ Death by Audio (49 S 2nd St) 8pm, $7

 Fan-Tan, My Summer, Imaginary Weapons @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm, $7

SATURDAY 9/22

* 2nd Annual Autumnal Equinox Pumking Breakfast @ The Diamond Bar (43 Franklin St) 10:49am-12:19pm, the first keg of Southern Tier Pumking will be tapped along with while Dave’s Mom and Dad will be serving pumpkin pie, cinnamon twists, and pancakes for free (limited quanities) to all drinkers.

• Sew a Merit Badge @ Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave) 12-2pm, Free, Join Greenpoint Hand Skills group for a free craft lesson to learn how to embroider merit badges, Coffee from Cup, Donuts from Peter Pan

♦ Newtown Creek Armada @ Newtown Creek Nature Walk (Paidge Ave & Provost St) 1-4pm, FREE, an art installation that invites the public to explore the creek, visitors will pilot a fleet of artist-made, miniature, remote-control boats along the creek’s surface, More Info

♫ Family Dance Party @  McGolrick Park, 4-7pm, Join Friends of McGolrick Park Association for a dance party under the pavilion! Bring a picnic and relish the nice weather. Rain location: Church of the Messiah (129 Russell St)

♫ Attacca Quartet @ East River State Park (No. 8th St & Kent Ave) 5:30pm, Graduate Resident String Quartet of The Juilliard School

♦ Geometricks @ Gallery Brooklyn (351 Van Brunt St, Red Hook) 6-9pm Opening Reception featuring the works of Augustine Kofie, Chor Boogie, Drew Tyndell, Feral Child, Hellbent, Jaye Moon, Maya Hayuk, MOMO, OLEK, OverUnder, See One, curated by Hellbent, presented by Brooklyn Street Art

♫ Heaven’s Gate / Life Size Maps / Butter The Children / Turnip King @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm

SUNDAY 9/23

♦ Panel Discussion: What is Collage? @  Ruth Phaneuf Fine Arts (10-61 Jackson Ave, LIC, 2nd Fl) 4-6pm, What was once considered an artistic reaction to the specific age of communication can be seen in retrospect as a responsive method to connect art and the world in any age. Moderated by Ruth Phaneuf and Michael Lee with participating artists Sara Klar, Abe McNally and Jason Tomme.

TUESDAY 9/25

* Masters of Social Gastronomy Get Shelved: Preservatives & Convenience Food @ Public Assembly (70 No. 6th St) 7-9pm, FREE lecture, Why does your bacon clamor about its lack of nitrites, but your soda keeps quiet about sodium benzoate? Learn to read the small print of food labeling with terrifying ease!

WEDNESDAY 9/26

• Pitchapalooza @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7-9pm, American Idol for books. Each writer gets one minuteto pitch their book! More info

* Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event

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Brew n’ Chew & Kings County Corn Bowl – Food & Beer Competitions this Sunday 9/16 in Greenpoint

There are two food competitions happening this Sunday 9/16/12 right here in Greenpoint and Greenpointers will be at both!

Brew n’ Chew @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 3-5pm, $25

Greenpointers covered last year’s Brew n’ Chew, a home brewing and food pairing competition. It was delicious and a good time. This year’s competitive food items will include home made pretzels with home made mustard, sausage and pickled pepper pizza, onion tart, duck pistols and a brown ale/sesame seed cracker with hazelnut smoked blue cheese and dark cherry compote. And lots of home made beer to boot! All proceeds will be donated to The New York Charter School.

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Kings County Corn Bowl @ TBD (224 Franklin St) 2-5pm, $15

Nature’s most versatile vegetable is the guest of honor at this local celebration of food, music and moonshine. The Brooklynauts, our friends who judged the espresso tour with us, will be there, along with twelve of the city’s most innovative chef cooking off freshly prepared dishes of NY State Corn, along with games, live music from the Sundelles and a raffle. Proceeds from the event will go toward launching a new competitive cooking league and the Food Bank of New York City. The Brooklyn Star will also be preparing chicken n’ waffle cones!

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What’s Happening? (8/8 – 8/15)

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WEDNESDAY 8/8
♥ Top Gun @ Summercreen (McCarren Park – N 12th & Bedford Ave) 6-10pm, music, food, drinks, movie starts at dusk

THURSDAY 8/9
• Wall-E & The Rock Doves (for kids) @ East River State Park (No. 8th St & Kent Ave) 6:30pm, FREE
♫ Joan Jett @ Seaside Concerts – Coney Island (West 21st St and Surf Ave) 7:30pm, FREE

* All Weekend – Greenpoint Pre-Apocalyptic Theatre Festival *
Various Locations, $10/day, supports Greenpoint Church Soup Kitchen, Full Schedule

FRIDAY 8/10
♫ An Evening with Cake @ Williamsburg Park (50 Kent Avenue) 6pm, Buy Tix
GymD8ter Speed Dating @ Human@Ease (31 Nassau Ave) 7pm, $35, spend the evening working out and getting to know someone new before we head next door for drinks and a late happy hour, h’orderves & drinks all night
♦ Amanda LaMarco Artist Opening @ The One Well (165 Greenpoint Ave) 7-10pm, live music by Baba Yaga (unplugged), local fine art, and delicious wine & cheese, RSVP
♦ Kickoff Party for the Fall Fundraiser @ Vaudeville Park (26 Bushwick Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, super fancy cocktails, live DJ sets by Baby Copperhead, Blake 0, and Joey Johnson
♫ Cruel Summer 80s Dance Party @ Bell House (149 7th St., Gowanus) 8am-2pm, $10, More info
♫ Darlings, Sundelles, Automotive Highschool @ Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $8

SATURDAY 8/11
* Open Canoe Paddle @ NBBC Boatyard (49 Ash St) 4:30-7:30pm, More info
♫ Chappo / The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt @ Delinquency (1031 Grand St.) 8pm

SUNDAY 8/12
• Monthly Meeting for Friends of McGolrick Park @ (McGolrick Park Pavilion) 1pm, decide how we’re going to spend our Exxon money and raise some more, RSVP

MONDAY 8/14
• Words by the Water: Melville House Night @ East River State Park (Kent Avenue at N. 9th St) 7-8pm, Free, outdoor reading series, More info

TUESDAY 8/15
* The Last Bohemia with Robert Anasi @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, Anasi lived in Williamsburg from the early ’90s to the late 2000s and witnessed first-hand the rapid changes in the neighborhood. Come talk local history with him as he presents his memoir.
♫ Publicist, Free Blood, TV Baby, DJ DirtyFinger @ Death By Audio (49 S 2nd St) 8pm, $7
• Dalaga What Not To Wear Viewing Party @ TBD (224 Franklin St) 10-11pm, watch the premiere of Dalaga on What Not To on their amazing big screen TVs and projection screen!
♫ Zebros @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 11pm, RSVP

* Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event

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What’s Happening? (7/25-7/30)

WEDNESDAY 7/25
• Rally against Illegal Evictions & Landlord Harassment @ 191 Bedford Ave, 6pm, join victims of landlord harassment in North Brooklyn as they mobilize together and take direct action against shady slumlord tactics to displace them from their homes & community
♥ Dirty Dancing @ Summerscreen (McCarren Park) 6pm, Bands, Food, Music
♫ Shark? / Darlings / Celestial Shore / RElyse @ 285 Kent, 8pm, FREE
♫ Napoleon / Hard Nips / Visuals @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm, $7

THURSDAY 7/26
• Food & Kitchen Swap @ KRRB Headquarters (99 Richardson St., 2nd Fl) 6-9pm, $5 Presented by KRRB, Local Roots NYC & BK Swappers, Bring homemade, edible treats and non-edible kitchen items to trade with food-obsessed neighbors, potluck, free drinks, Buy Tix
• Robots @ East River State Park (N 8th St & Kent Ave) 6:30pm, Town Square’s Summerstarz 2012 family music and movie series
• Art Auction for Animal Farm Foundation @ Gristle Tattoo (178 N. 8th St) 7-10pm, Silent Auction, Beer, Wine, Snacks, 100% of proceeds go to Animal Farm Foundation
* Newtown Creek: Past, Present, Future @ Flux Factory (39-31 29th St, LIC) 7pm, Eric Sanderson of the Mannahatta Project will share historical research collected on the Superfund site, with the aim of making information available to artists, designers, city planners, and other interested parties for widespread use in restoring its original splendor. Kate Zidar, Executive Director of Newtown Creek Alliance, will present information on the current state of the creek, including how community members can participate in materializing visions for its future, More info
♫ King Khan & The Shrines / Nicky Da B / The Everymen @ House of Vans (25 Franklin St) 7pm, Free

FRIDAY 7/27
♫ The Nuclears / Starlight Girls / Backwords / Boy Girl Party / Old Monk @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St) 9pm, $8 RSVP
♫ You Are Here Festival @ Secret Project Robot (289 Melrose St) 8pm, $10, Xeno & Oaklander / Guardian Alien / Black Jeans / Uumans / Oracle
♫ Ancient Sky / Tournament / The Catalyst @ Death By Audio (49 S 2nd St) 8pm, $7

SATURDAY 7/28
• Brooklyn Waterfront Epic Ride, 8am-2pm, ride from Newtown Creek to Rockaway Beach, Register by Fri @ 3pm
Build Ghost Bikes @ Greenpoint Reformed Church (136 Milton St) 11am-4pm, More info
♫ Bushwick Block Party (Moore St Btw Bogart & White St) noon-midnight, free music (Andrew W.K. / HEEMS of Das Racist / Natural Child / Wild Yaks / Naam) free pizza, dunk tank, photo booth
♫ Yellow Dogs / Bambara / Osekre & The Lucky Bastards / Murals / Gunfight / Roadside Graves / The Dust Engineers / Lost Boy? / Red Bedlam @ Delinquency (1031 Grand St.) 2pm, $10

SUNDAY 7/29
• Williamsburg Bridge Park Community Planning Workshop @ The Woods (48 South 4th St) 3pm, Williamsburg Bridge Park is a vision for a new 4 acre waterfront park for Southside Williamsburg. Help imagine the possibilities.
♫ Golden Animals / Shining Mirrors / Divining Rod / Lead Stones @ Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $10

MONDAY 7/30
• Free Movie: Last Summer at Coney Island @ Sternberg Park (Montrose Ave @ Lorimer) 8-11pm, More info
♥ CoEd Shuffleboard @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St.) 7:30pm, $3pp, 8 teams compete to win $100
♫ Public Enemy / Salt-n-Pepa @ Wingate Field (Brooklyn Ave and Winthrop St, Lefferts Gardens) 7:30pm, FREE

* Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event

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What’s Happening? (7/18-7/24)

Happy July! Hopefully this heatwave will subside for a nice weekend. Check out the calendar for even more events. Submit an event.

WEDNESDAY 7/18
• Brooklyn Public Library Kidsmobile @ McCarren Park, 10-11:30am, FREE
♥ Summerscreen: Raising Arizona @ McCarren Park (N 12th & Bedford Ave), 6pm, FREE
• The Fug Girls Present Messy @ Word (126 Franklin St.) 7-8pm, founders of the must-read blog Go Fug Yourself, present their second YA novel, Messy, More info
♫ TEEN / Electric Video Release Party @ La Sala (58 No. 3rd St) 9pm, RSVP
♫ Telepathe / Feathers / Eraas / FAITH DJ set @ Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $10, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 7/19
• Cooper Park Harmony Day Picnic with the 90th Precinct @ Cooper Park, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
• OSA Community Tree Stewardship Day with The Human Impacts Institute @ Rodney Park (S. 3rd Street & Rodney) 5:30-7pm, help protect street trees from the heat of the summer, tools supplied and no gardening experience necessary.
♫ Pretty Good Friends with Eugene Mirman / OK GO! @ Williamsburg Park (50 Kent Avenue) 5:30pm, FREE
♦ Slideluck Potshow @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 N 11th St) $15, 6:30-10:30pm, a slideshow of various Northside artists, bring your favorite bar food, beer will be unlimited, space will be, Buy Tix
• Jungle Nights: Natural Perfume Making Workshop @ Jungle (61 Kent Avenue) 7-8pm, $120, Using natural ingredients found in the garden, you will learn the basics of natural perfume design with a perfume designer and create with your own scent to take home, Cocktails, RSVP time4everythingnyc (AT) gmail.com
* Space, Time, and a Universe in Many Dimensions 
@ 3rd Ward (195 Morgan Ave) 7:30pm, $20, Janna Levin, scientist and novelist, speaks to us about how there may be hidden dimensions existing in the vast unknown that is the universe, More info

FRIDAY 7/20
♫ Children’s concert @ American Playground, 11am, Free
♫ Woody Guthrie Centennial Benefit @ Teddy’s (96 Berry St) 8pm, To benefit North Brooklyn’s O.U.T.R.A.G.E. (Organizations United for Trash Reduction and Garbage Equity)
♫ The Frighteners / The Forthrights / The Hard Times @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St) 8pm

SATURDAY 7/21
* Weekend Walk Block Party @ Grand between Union & Manhattan, noon-6pm, a car free oasis, RVSP
♥ 7th Annual Great Hot Dog CookOff @ 630 Flushing Ave, 1:30pm, 30 competitors engage in a live grilling battle where the attendees vote to determine who will be this year’s Top Dog, all proceeds donated to Food Bank For New York City, Buy Tix
• 5th Annual Pig Roast @ 3rd Ward (195 Morgan Ave) 4pm, Free, a summery celebration of gut-splitting proportions, More info
♦ Surprise! Party & Zine Release @ Booklyn (37 Greenpoint Ave 4fl) 7-10pm, a recurring, roving performance project, created in 2009 by artists Aaron Wojack and Calder Zwicky, More info
♫ Quiet Loudly /EULA/ Miniboone/ & Backwords @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm, RSVP
♫ Dum Dum Girls, Widowspeak, Fingers On The Pulse @ House of Vans (25 Franklin St) 8pm, FREE, RSVP
♫ Soul Clap and Dance Off w/ Jonathan Toubin @ Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave) 11:45pm, $5

SUNDAY 7/22
♫ Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 6pm, $5
♫ Fixed / Chromatics / JDH & Dave P / Paul Raffaele @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N. 6th St) 8pm, $18, Buy Tix

MONDAY 7/23
♫ Milk Music / Nude Beach / Zulus @ 285 Kent, 8pm, $10

TUESDAY 7/24
♥ Masters of Social Gastronomy: Ice Cream @ Public Assembly (70 North 6th St) 7-9:30pm, Free, RSVP
* Drink for Better Transit @ Troost (1011 Manhattan Ave) 7-8:30pm,Riders Alliance • RidersNY.org is a membership organization of subway and bus riders dedicated to winning better transit in New York, RSVP

* Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event

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