excursions

What’s Happening (6/20-6/26)

WEDNESDAY 6/20
* North Brooklyn Boat Club Summer Solstice Party @ Broadway Stages Boat Yard (49 Ash St) 6pm-12am, Free, Food, Drink, Dancing, More info
• Reclaiming Vacant Land for Public Use @ Flux Factory (39-31 29th St) 7-9pm, Paula Z. Segal of 596 Acres explains NYC’s land use, vacant lots, and share success stories of communities gaining access to public land, RSVP
♫ Rapture/Tanlines/David P (DJ) 8pm, Free, All Ages, RSVP

THURSDAY 6/21
♫ Make Music NY Ukelele Mass Appeal @ McCarren Park, (Lorimer & Bedford) 5-8pm, open mic, strum along, performances by Bliss Blood, Joe Silver, the Suaverinos, BYOUkelele, More info
♫ Greenpoint Film Festival Sunset Cruise Fundraiser (India St Pier) 6:15pm, $120, music by Anthony Hall and DJ Moosaka, local food and drink, Afterparty @ The End (18 Kent St), $25 at door, Music by Kid Savant, Drink, Hors d’oeuvre, More info/BUY TIX

All Weekend 
Hillstock Music Festival (Clinton Hill, Fri-Sun)
• Renegade Craft Fair (East River State Park) Sat & Sun, 11am-7pm

 

FRIDAY 6/22
♫ Admirals/Hello Phones/ Sun Club/ Vows @ XPO (929 Broadway, Bushwick) 9pm, $8, More info
• Summer Circus Cabaret @ Big Sky Works (29 Wythe Ave.) 8pm, RSVP

SATURDAY 6/23
• PS 132′s Eighth Annual Kite Festival @ CitiStorage (5 North 11th St) 12-5pm, Kites, Crafts, Rides, Food, Entertainment
* 2012 Cheesemonger Invitational @ Larkin (47-55 27th St, LIC) 6pm, $50, All you can eat & drink, the stinkiest, funkiest, curdtastic party for cheesemongers, Premier Fromager Steve Jones prepares a feast of cheese nirvana accompanied with beer, wine and specialty cocktails. The main event of the evening is Cheese-O-Mania. The best cheese shops’ finest mongers compete in a no-holds barred cheese battle extravaganza, BUY TIX

SUNDAY 6/24
• Newtown Creek Birdwatching Excursion, 8am-10am, FREE, RSVP for location, morning excursion via minivan to the hottest bird spots on the creek; the juxtaposition of extremes makes for a unique birdwatching experience on Newtown Creek, rsvp (at) newtowncreekalliance.org
• Zombie Dash 2.5mi Run & Party (Lombardy St & Scott Ave – Check-in) 9-10:30am, Free Sign-up to be a Zombie, Sign up to be a runner, Afterparty @ Greenpoint Heights, More info

TUESDAY 6/26
♥ Masters of Social Gastronomy: Gelatin @ Public Assembly (70 N6th St) 7-9:30pm, FREE, learn about the origins of gelatinous desserts, starting long ago when jiggly delights were made with drippings from beef stew or extracts from the swimbladders of sturgeon, RSVP

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

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