Geeks Who Drink, Overnight Sleep Concert, Greenpoint Film Festival — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/3–5/9) – The Dirty Derby Edition

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

WEDNESDAY 5/3

* Geeks Who Drink @Bar Schimmi (60 North 11th St) 6pm, FREE, A homegrown Pub Trivia Quiz modeled after those in Ireland and the UK. Quizzes cover everything from celebrities in trouble to wordplay to bad television, More info
=) The Juice Comedy Variety Show @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 8pm, $5, The Juice is a comedy variety show including some of the best stand up, improv, & sketch, hosted by Carmen Christopher, Buy tix
♫ Talib Kweli LIVE with full band! 
@Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $17-20, Buy tix
Greenpoint Film Festival (Thursday, May 4th- Sunday, May 7th) @ Wythe Hotel (80 Wythe Ave), various times from 5/4-5/7, passes from $10, Buy tix


THURSDAY 5/4

# Spring Spirits: Mezcal and the Taste of Oaxaca @ MOFAD (62 Bayard St) 6:30pm, $60, An evening of Oaxacan food and drink to usher in Cinco de Mayo. Learn more about the production of mezcal, its diversity of flavors, and the important role insects have played in Mexican cuisine long before guacamole with grasshoppers appeared on American restaurant menus, Buy tix
♦ The Art Party 
@ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $50, A wonderful evening of art, music, online art auction, drinks and hors d’oeuvres supporting the arts for children at PS 34, Buy tix
♦ Saving Jamaica Bay Screening @ North Brooklyn Boat Club (437 McGuinness Blvd) 7:30pm, $5, A great movie about nature and a wildlife refuge in NYC you have to see, More info


FRIDAY 5/5

♫ Dangerous Animals, The Cameramen, The Dandy Lions, The New Resistants @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, By mixing equal portions of overdriven guitars, dance rhythms, and dynamic melodies, Dangerous Animals has crafted a unique sound that bounces between danceable indie rock, dark post-punk, and swaggering rocknroll,  Buy tix
* Overnight Sleep Concert 
@ Magick City (37 Box Street) 9pm, $20, An eight hour dream concert by Mikronesia, Featuring opening AV sets from Curved Light, Ivy Meadows, Buy tix
♫ This Party Is Killing You: A Night of All Robyn Everything @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 11:30pm, $10, Buy tix
♫ The Damned / After Show Party @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 11pm, FREE, For all you Damned Fiends this Night was built for you – An Evening celebrating the Sounds built around The Damned, More info

 

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SATURDAY 5/6

Get Your Hands Dirty With Environmental Activities This Weekend!
Saturday, May 6th is the sixth annual Riverkeeper Sweep, which is Riverkeeper’s annual day of service for the Hudson River, with more than 90 cleanup events across NYC and the Hudson. This year, North Brooklyn plays host to five of the clean-up events, Read more

MABLES_DERBY_POSTER_2017_WEBYour Ultimate North Brooklyn Derby Day Guide
The sun’s been peeking out just enough to give us a taste of summer while whetting our palettes for delectable mint juleps, the staple drink of the Kentucky Derby. If you plan on watching, dressing in your finest and hitting the town, here’s our picks for where to celebrate Derby Day in North Brooklyn, Read more

* Dime McCarren 5K Run/Walk for Youth @ McCarren Park (776 Lorimer St) 10am, $40, Support afterschool programs and summer camp for our community’s youth. Participate in this fun run/walk: a healthy way to support our kids’ education, Register
♦ Flower Arranging with Bloombar
@ The William Vale (111 North 12th St) 2pm, $75, Immerse yourself in the colors and textures of early summer flowers with a floral arranging workshop by BloomBar. Carly Ragosta of BloomBar interactively teaches techniques for conditioning, designing and arranging your own floral centerpiece, Buy tix
$ G-spot Pop Up! 
@ Flying Squirrel (87 Oak Street) 1pm, FREE, Featuring Greenpoint and Brooklyn-themed t-shirts and products, affordable art made by local artistes, and a great selection of vintage vinyl, More info
♦ Art VS Life: Dance Discussion Panel @ GAMBA Forest (231 Norman Ave) 7pm, FREE, A talk about what it’s actually like to navigate the dance industry as a professional. Panel Discussion, Performances, Dance Party Afterward, More info

SUNDAY 5/7

$ Mother’s Day Flea Market 
@ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 1pm, FREE, Mother’s day isn’s till the 14th, but presumably this is where you’d get her something special. Bring your friends, bring your grandma, bring your baby, bring your dog, and get ready for the most awesome curated selection of handmade and vintage stuff, More info
♫ Sound Church @ Park Church Co-Op (129 Russell St) 6pm, FREE, Sound Church is intended to be a place to connect, with each other, with our higher self, and with the Divine frequency of LOVE. Together, using our voices, bodies, and sounds in meditation, we will co-create a sacred sonic experience, More info
♦ Everyday Boundary -Connectivity Through Cinema @ CPR-Center for Performance Research (361 Manhattan Ave) 7pm,A selection of work by contemporary filmmakers based in Japan by Ryo Ishikawa. Ryo is a filmmaker based in Tokyo, Japan. He is a co-founder of !8 (Exclamation 8), which is a collective of filmmakers organizing screenings of 8mm films at various venues in Japan, More info
♦ Points Near and Far: Recent Work by Ephraim Asili @ UnionDocs (322 Union Ave) 7:30pm, Ephraim Asili’s work celebrates the African Diaspora as a cultural force—a lineage of years and miles that influences contemporary African-American identity and the cultural identity of North America generally, Buy tix


MONDAY 5/8

* Meet the 94th Precinct “Neighborhood Coordination Officers” 
@ Greenpoint Loft (67 West St, 5th Fl), 7pm, FREE, Meet and discuss your concerns with the two new Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCOs) permanently assigned to each of the three precinct sectors. They will coordinate police, community, and other city resources to combat crime and solve problems, More info
^ Public Relations Launch + Boy Band Dance Party @ WORD (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, A dance party hosted by Katie Heaney and Arianna Rebolini, authors of the book PUBLIC RELATIONS, More info
♫ The Hum @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 7:30pm, $12, The Hum is a unique all-female music series with an emphasis on collaborations between musicians who have never played together before. Its goal is to unite and empower solidarity between the eclectic community of women who make music in New York City and beyond, Buy tix

TUESDAY 5/9

☺ The Check-In with Room 31
@ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St), 6:30pm, FREE, Evening of action-packed comedy. Come out for a night of improv, characters, and stand-up, More info
Biffy Clyro @ Warsaw Concerts (261 Driggs Ave), 8pm, $25, w/ Spirit Animal, Buy tix
♫ Tara Jane O’Neil and MIKE BONES @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave), 8pm, $10, Buy tix
# Assemble x Norman Extrusion Dinner @ A/D/O (29 Norman Ave), 7pm, $130, A unique dining collaboration between UK-based Turner Prize-winning design collective Assemble and A/D/O’s newly opened restaurant, Norman, by Claus Meyer and Fredrik Berselius. Ticket includes drinks, dinner and guided tour of Assemble’s latest installation, Buy tix

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

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