Valentine’s Market, Mermaid Lagoon, Pinball Championships – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/04–2/10)

There are more events in our weekly calendarSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

WEDNESDAY 2/04
* Madcap Variety Show Fundraiser @ Triskelion Arts (118 North 11th St) 8pm, $16, Featuring the comic stylings of Boom Bat Gesture, Elizabeth Carena, Sara Montgomery, and many more, Buy tix
♫ A/V Salon
@ Secret Project Robot (389 Melrose St) 8pm, FREE, A salon series where artists experiment with sound and video, RSVP

THURSDAY 2/05
* Java Street Community Garden General Meeting @ t.b.a. (224 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, In order to be entered into the lottery for a garden plot, you or a proxy must be present at the meeting, More info
* Presentation Fight Night
 @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 7:30pm, $5, Presentation Party Night and Verbal Fight Club pair peer lectures with a debate-style smackdown, Buy tix
* Mermaid Lagoon Ocean Benefit @ Lot 45 (411 Troutman St) 9pm, $20, The 5th annual ocean benefit held by the Mermaids of NYC, featuring dance, acrobatics, shadow puppets, music, games, and more, Buy tix

FRIDAY 2/06
♦ Toward Grandfather Mountain @ Studio 10 (56 Bogart St) 7pm, FREE, The exhibition includes Fred Valentine’s works of implied landscapes as well as paintings of overlapping geometric forms, More info 
* Speak Your Truth Presents Meditative Freedom
 @ Earth Wellness Cafe (397 Graham Ave) 7:30pm, $10, An evening of meditative art with an earful of spoken word, More info
♫ Late-Night Residency @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 11:59pm, $15, With Animal Collective / Geologist / Deakin / Avey Tare, RSVP

SATURDAY 2/07
* New York State Pinball Championships @ Sunshine Laundromat (860 Manhattan Ave) 1pm, $20, NY’s top 16 players compete in head-to-head matches, RSVP
* Greenpoint Hand Skills Valentine’s Workshop
 @ Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave) 12pm, FREE, At this workshop you’ll use wool felt, embroidery floss, and paper to stitch up your own mini valentines, More info
♥ Barc Shelter Valentine Dinner Dance Benefit
 @ Red Star (37 Greenpoint Ave) 6pm, $100, Includes an all-you-can-eat buffet dinner, unlimited wine and beer, raffle prizes, a silent auction, and dancing, RSVP
♫ Suck My Left One: An Anti-Valentine’s Day Party @ Don Pedro (90 Manhattan Ave) 8:30pm, $7, With My So-Called Band / Tin Vulva / Personal Best, plus punk burlesque, DJs, and more, RSVP
* Things Appear Weirder in the Rearview Mirror @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 9pm, $8, An evening of nostalgia-shattering art that will get very weird very fast as we reinvent classic stories, RSVP

SUNDAY 2/08
* Let’s All Build a Stage @ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 12pm, FREE, Help Greenpoint’s newest music venue build a stage, RSVP
♥ Greenpointers Valentine’s Day Market @ Greenpoint Loft (67 West St) 1pm, FREE, Dozens of vendors, a photo booth, love haiku, nail art, massages, and much more, RSVP
* Picture Farm Film Fest @ Picture Farm (338 Wythe Ave) 3:30pm, FREE, A selection of short films all day, plus Q&As with participating directors, RSVP
* Force Majeur Vaudeville Show
 @ The Cobra Club (6 Wyckoff Ave) 9pm, $10, Featuring drag, trick rope, comedy, burlesque, and magic, RSVP

MONDAY 2/09
* Dating Is the Worst @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Join Melissa Pimentel, Sara Benincasa, and Brendan Jay Sullivan for a celebration / lamentation of the vagaries of love, RSVP
☺ Side Ponytail: Bloody Valentine Edition
 @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, $5, With comedy from Matteo Lane / Sabrina Jalees / LeClerc Andre Darguin / Carolyn Busa, many more, RSVP
Grizfolk @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 9pm, $12, With COIN and Prelow, Buy tix

TUESDAY 2/10
♥ Fourth Annual Sexy SASS @ The Bedford (110 Bedford) 7pm, FREE, SASS brings sexy back to history with romance-themed lectures, Valentine’s card puns, and the potential for free chocolate, RSVP
♫ Performing Systems #2
 @ Panoply Performance Laboratory (104 Meserole St) 8pm, $10, This series explores practices in analog signal processing and hacked video equipment, presenting video scores with custom hardware and augmented systems, RSVP
Brooklyn Is Dead @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 9pm, $10, With Alex Bleeker and the Freaks / Cass McCombs / Dave Harrington / Will Epstein / Jarvis Taveniere / Lenny Kaye, Buy tix

* Greenpointers Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event 

About Oriana

Oriana is a writer, editor, and hipstorian [sic] who is kind of obsessed with Brooklyn. She is the author of “Brooklyn Spaces: 50 Hubs of Culture & Creativity” (Monacelli, 2015) and creatrix of the website of the same name. She is the events editor for Brokelyn, QNS, and Greenpointers, and her writing has appeared on Slate, Atlas Obscura, New York Post, Matador, Hyperallergic, Gothamist, Curbed, Brooklyn Magazine, Brooklyn Based, and more. Follow her at @orianabklyn.

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