Pleasure Principle, Pride, Summer Solstice and Mystic Poets — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/20 – 6/26)

Explore some new places and neighborhood favorites this Saturday (6/23) during Total Williamsburg Immersion. $15 gets you 5 FREE Brooklyn Brewery beers at four great local bars, food and retail deals, and chance to be among the first to see the Brewery’s brand-new tasting room.  Buy tix here [sponsored]

WEDNESDAY 6/20

♫ Dan English, Harmony Tividad, Curt Oren, Sharleen Chidiac @ The Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St.), 7pm, $10, album release party, Buy Tix 
* Pleasure Principle: A Summer Solstice Celebration @ Space Ninety 8 (98 North 6th St.), 7pm, $60, custom Haute Chocolate fusing ritual, intention and pleasure + snacks and wine, Buy Tix
♫ Electric Sensei // Waterfall Strainer w/ Lowly Loverboi @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Avenue), 7:30pm, $8, More Info
♦ Outdoor Film Night: Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954) @ Nowadays (56-06 Cooper Ave.), 8pm, FREE, More Info
♫ FULL FLEX with Jyoty (Rinse FM), Darling Chuck, Melizards + more @ Good Room (98 Meserole Avenue), 9pm, FREE, More Info

THURSDAY 6/21

♫ The Soundshop Solstice @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave.), 6:30pm, FREE, In collaboration with the Soundshop and Make Music New York, have a relaxing evening of music in the City Reliquary’s garden at a start-of-summer soiree! RSVP
# Fish CousCous with Victoria Granof @ Archestratus (160 Huron Street.), 7pm, $30, Join food stylist and cookbook author Victoria Granof for a CusCus Dinner! Buy Tix
♦ Intro to Archiving and Preservation for Film + Video @ UnionDocs (322 Union Ave.), 7:30pm, $10, Come to this panel hosted with New York Women in Film & Television and The Women’s Film Preservation Fund to get a handle on all of the basics of film and video preservation, Buy Tix
Office Culture, twig twig, Maeve Thorne @ Wonders of Nature (131 Grand St.), 8pm, $10, More Info

FRIDAY 6/22

☺ The Wards of Merkin @ WORD (126 Franklin St), 7:30pm, $10, Comedy is back at Word. Admission includes wine, More Info
* Summer Solstice Goddess Celebration & Potluck @ Root Mama (236 Richardson St. #1B), 8pm, $25, Special Edition of Root Mama’s Monthly Goddess Circle, Buy Tix
La Bûche | Films on the Green @ Transmitter Park (2 Greenpoint Ave.), 8:30pm, FREE, More Info
♫ Crimdella x Paco Album Listening Party @ GAMBA Forest (17 Division Pl.), 9pm, FREE, hear new albums before they are released! More Info
♫ Analog Soul All Night @ Nowadays (56-06 Cooper Ave.), 10pm, FREE before midnight with RSVP $15 after, RSVP
PRIDE | Horse Meat Disco/ DJ Holographic @ Output (74 Wythe Ave.), 10pm, $35+, More Info
Ova the Rainbow : Pervertigo {Pride Friday} @ The Spectrum (1022 Wycoff Ave.), 10pm, $10 before 1:30am, More Info

SATURDAY 6/23

* Pests in Greenpoint! @ Bushwick Inlet Park Community Center (85 Kent Ave.), 10am, FREE, Hear about how Greenpoint’s trees were attacked in the 1990s-then stay for a scanning event where you can bring items from your personal collection to scan to become part of Brooklyn Public Library’s Collection, More Info
* Spring into Summer with Java St. Garden @ Java St. Community Garden (59 Java St.), 2pm, FREE, featuring light fare and refreshments, arts and crafts, a photo booth and raffle, More Info
* BklynQuest: Wet Hot Summer Edition @ Father Jerzy Popieluszko Square, 2pm, $20 per team, scavenger hunt through Greenpoint with eating, drinking and general tomfoolery, Buy Tix
♫ Get Wrecked & Carry 15-hour Pride Party @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave.), 3pm, $40, More Info
Summer Solstice Party @ North Brooklyn Boat Club (437 McGuinness Blvd), 6pm, FREE, bands on containers, beer in kegs, fire in the pit, dogs on the spit, sun and clouds and moon and boats, More Info
The Sketchbook Project 2018 Welcome Party @ The Brooklyn Art Library (28 Frost St.), 7pm, FREE, free pizza, beer and photos, More Info
Rubulad Presents: We Were Born to Love One Another @ Bushwick, 8:30pm, $10, RSVP for location, RSVP

SUNDAY 6/24

♫ Tiki Disco PRIDE Edition @ The Well (272 Meserole St.), 2pm, $10, Buy Tix
* Jenkem BLOCK PARTY 2018 @ 318 Kent Avenue, 3pm, FREE, more info.
♫ Air A Danser: Steve Shakewell x Eli Cohen @ Black Flamingo (168 Borinquen Pl.), 6pm, FREE, more info
♫ Mystic Poets Open Mic @ Catland (987 Flushing Ave.), 6:30pm, FREE for Readers $5 for Non-readers, Buy Tix

 MONDAY 6/25

♫ Porches & Okay Kaya (solo/together) @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave.), 5pm, $15, Buy Tix
☺ Sessions Comedy Show @ Threes (113 Franklin St.), 7:30pm, FREE, More Info
♫ Idle Kyle // Sam and the Sea // Mountain Shallows @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St.), 8pm, $6, More Info
Two Minutes To Late Night LIVE Taping @ St. Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave.), 8pm, $5, Buy Tix

TUESDAY 6/26

* Parks and Waterfront Committee Meeting – BK Community Board 1 @ Bushwick Inlet Park (86 Kent Ave), 6:30pm, FREE, Discussion on Greenpoint & Williamsburg Waterfront Park Development and Guidelines per the Zoning, with Brooklyn Commissioner Martin Maher and Council Member Stephen Levin, More info
♫ Birdtalker ‘ONE’ Release Show @ Rough Trade (64 North 9th St.), 7:00pm, $12, Buy Tix
* Namaste + Rosé with Soulga @ Space Ninety 8 (98 North 6th St.), 7pm, $10, Yoga then Rose, More Info

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

About Lucie Levine

Lucie Levine is the founder of Archive on Parade, a local tour and event company that aims to take New York’s fascinating history out of the archives and into the streets. She’s a Native New Yorker, licensed New York City tour guide, and freelance writer with a passion for the city’s social, political and cultural history.

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