Brooklyn Art Book Fair, Queer Cult Pride, Take the L — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/12-6/18)

WEDNESDAY 6/12

^ BookBook Club: Relish: My Life in the Kitchen @ Archestratus (160 Huron St.), 7pm, FREE, read a new memoir, a collection of essays, novel, or anything else Archestratus finds interesting that somehow, in a big or small way, relates to food. Then discuss, RSVP
♫ Jog Blues @National Sawdust (80 N 6 St), 7pm, $18, deep tradition meets spontaneous improvisation in Jog Blues, a daring new combination of jazz, blues, and Indian classical musicBuy Tix
Hydroponics 201: Intro to Plant Nutrients @ AgTech X (40 Bushwick Ave), 630pm, $29, learn what plant nutrients are; how to ensure you’re picking the right fertilizer for what you’re looking to grow; and understanding the various metrics for maintaining healthy nutrition, Buy Tix
♦♫ Brooklyn QUEER CULT PRIDE  @3 Dollar Bill (260 Meserole St), 830pm, $10, a ridiculously fun filled rainbow unicorn queer performance art show, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 6/13

* Walking Tour: History of Domino Sugar @ Domino Park Rock Shop (Kent Ave at Grand St), 6pm, FREE, join author of “The Rise and Fall of the Sugar King” Geoffrey Cobb as he explains the history of the Domino plant, which was the largest sugar refinery in the world and the linchpin in the “Sugar Trust, RSVP
* National Axe Throwing Day @ Bury the Hatchet (25 Noble St), 4pm, FREE, grab your friends and family for free axe throwing sessions (quick training provided), More Info
♫ New York Public Radio featuring a special performance by Real Estate @Brooklyn Bowl (67 Wythe Ave)630pm, $75, a party with all your WNYC favorites and Real Estate, Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley performing a DJ set, Red Baraat, and the High and Mighty Brass Band, Buy Tix
♫ Vomit Nose @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St), 9pm, $5, with Mouth Reader, Jeff Draco, and Nick Cage, More Info

FRIDAY 6/14

^ 2019 Brooklyn Art Book Fair @ McCarren Play Center (776 Lorimer St), 6pm, FREE, third annual festival dedicated to showcasing publications, original art, and editioned work by underrepresented and emerging artists and writers, More Info
♦ Take the L: CoLAB Preview @ Domino Park (Kent Ave at Grand St), 8pm, FREE, a sneak peek of short documentaries made by artists in the 2019 UnionDocs Collaborative Studio on the frustrations of aging infrastructure, More Info
♫ Sinkane  @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 7pm, $20, with special guests Bassel & The Supernaturals, Buy Tix
♫ Daybreaker Pride @ William Vale (111 N 12 St), 6am, $20, happy house beats, healthy treats and endless surprises. Dress in rainbow colors, team up with your love, your friend or come to get down with your bad self, Buy Tix

 SATURDAY 6/15

♫ Panda Bear @ Open Air (235 Randolph St), 12pm, $35, with special guests Sporting Life and Dan Hougland, Buy Tix
# Kid and Playspace – Indoor Play @ Gym at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (1 Havemeyer St), 3pm, $10, open play with toys and obstacles for kids ages 0-6 under the cool AC, including a puzzle swap, More Info
^ Radical Book Fair 
@ Cloud City (85 N 1 St), 3pm, FREE, thousands of new and used books at rock bottom prices! $3 for 1 book; $5 for 2; $10 for 5; $20 for 20, More Info
* Spring into Summer’ Annual Garden Party @ Java St Community Garden, 2pm, FREE, come and get to know your neighbors, meet the gardeners and enjoy your public community garden on Java St. More Info
♫ Cover to Cover Workshop 
@ Brooklyn Art Library (28 Frost St), 1pm, $25, fill out a sketchbook from start to finish in the time allotted. Pens and pencils provided, Buy Tix

SUNDAY 6/16

♫ The Sun Ra SuperSonic Arkestra @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 2pm, FREE, More Info
* 2019 Brooklyn Mile @ Brooklyn Mile (222 Grand St) 930am, $40, a point-to-point, USATF certified course running along a beautiful and scenic stretch of Kent Avenue and through the heart of Williamsburg to benefit Girls on the Run NYC, RSVP
☺ Sunday Comedy @ The Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave), 9pm, FREE, a diverse lineup of the hippest, funniest comedians from across New York and the country at large with frequent surprise drop-inMore Info

MONDAY 6/17

* North Brooklyn Development Meeting @ Polish Slavic Civic Center (176 Java St), 7pm, FREE, an update on development issues from around North Brooklyn. Hosted by CM Stephen Levin with AM Joseph Lentol  RSVP
*♦ Horseplay Comedy @ Ponyboy (632 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, bi-weekly comedy series, More Info
♫ Monday Night Karaoke 
@ Our Wicked Lady (153 Morgan Ave), 9pm, FREE, More Info

TUESDAY 6/18

☺ Extra Funny Comedy Show @ Extra Fancy (302 Metropolitan Ave), 8pm, FREE, a hybrid variety show/ Open Mic featuring some of New York’s funniest comedians and performers, More Info
# Intro to Cake Decorating @ Ovenly Studio ONE54 (154 Franklin St), 645pm, $100, Learn how to frost and pipe your own 6-inch, two-layer vanilla cake with different colored buttercreams, Buy Tix
♫ Helado Negro (rooftop) @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave) 6pm, $17, with August Eve, Buy Tix

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

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