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• 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
• 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
♫ 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
* 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, RSVP, BUY TIX
• 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
# 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
• 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
* 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
# Foodie Event
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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