Tropic of Trash, Summer Fête, Chromatic Modernity — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/17-7/23)

WEDNESDAY 7/17

* Environmental Justice & Health Working Group Meeting @ North Brooklyn Neighbors (61 Greenpoint Ave 6th Fl), 630pm, FREE, help develop community-based strategies to combat issues of air pollution, legacy toxins, toxic sites, and trash & waste, More Info
* Intro to Plant Parenting: Houseplant Fundamentals @ Greenery Unlimited (91 West St), 715pm, $25, plant care essentials such as watering and weekly care will be discussed along with a potting demo and plenty of Q&A time to address your specific questions, Buy Tix
SummerFest 2019 @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St), 730pm, $18, a series of mixed-bill performances highlighting new created movement-based artists happening, Buy Tix
* From the Bottom UP: A Chakra Balancing Kundalini Workshop
@human @ ease (31 Nassau Ave), 8pm, $35-$40, a Kundalini practice, meditation, breathwork, and focused journaling combined with live music, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 7/18

♦ Tropic of Trash: Poetry + Performances @ Brooklyn Windwood and Brass (88 Franklin St), 7pm, $5, poets paired with improv performers, More Info
Sister Nancy, Love Always, Grace of Spades @ El Cortez (17 Ingraham St) 7pm, $27, Buy Tix
* Psychoactivism: Psychedelics and the Climate Emergency
@ Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St), 7pm, $15, a dialogue on the psychedelic community, the activist community, and the environmental movement at large, Buy Tix
♫ Bowlive VIII featuring Soulive @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 8pm, $25-$30, 10th Anniversary with Soulive, Buy Tix

FRIDAY 7/19

# A British Summertime Feast @ Archestratus (160 Huron St), 7pm, FREE (until midnight w RSVP), the meal will reflect a side of British cooking that takes inspirations from a nation’s rich agricultural and regional history, Buy Tix
SummerStarz Free Movies in the Park: “Aquaman” @ Transmitter Park (2 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, wonderful family-friendly movies in the park, More Info
♫ Gaila / Echo Moth (duo) / Matt Ward@ Magick City (37 Box St), 7pm, $45, More Info
♫ J Hoard @ National Sawdust (80 N 6 St), 8pm, $20, Buy Tix

SATURDAY 7/20

♫Left Bank Summer Fête @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 12pm, $15 – $20, day fest with epic bands, Buy Tix
♫ The Despedida Tour NYC with Daniel Durst & Unknown Caller @ Areté Venue and Gallery (67 West St #103), $5-$8, Buy Tix
* Open Garden Day: Sun Print Workshop @ Java Street Community Garden (59 Java St), 11am, FREE, let the sun trace the outlines of leaves and flowers. This early form of photography is non-toxic, More Info
♫# Summer Read-A-Palooza @ WORD (126 Franklin St) 10am, FREE, face painting, jewelry making, Yoga in Spanish, a storytime, DIY Tie-Dye, and more fun activities, More Info

SUNDAY 7/21

# Sunday Super @ North Brooklyn Farms (320 Kent Ave), 7pm, $100, a four-course farm-to-table meal highlighting the vegetables, herbs & flowers from the garden, Buy Tix
♫ Domino Kids! Featuring BPL Williamsburgh Branch @ Domino Park (Grand St and Kent Ave), 10am, FREE, join the Williamsburg Library and listen to new stories and classic tales read aloud. All ages welcome, More Info
♫ Sunday Comedy @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave), 9pm, FREE, lineups feature a diverse lineup of the hippest, funniest comedians from across New York and the country, RSVP

MONDAY 7/22

* Intro to Shoemaking @ Brooklyn Shoe Space (224 Roebling St), 10am, $95, (for the five-week course), a 2-hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials & how to measure your feet, Buy Tix
☺ Isn’t She Funny @ Baby Grand (55 McGuinness Blvd), 8pm, FREE, a hot, hilarious, dude-free lineup, More Info
♦ Rooftop Movie Monday: OLD SCHOOL
@ Our Wicked LAdy (153 Morgan Ave), 830pm, FREE, happy hour 5pm-8pm, More Info
♫ GEM Monday Open Mic @ The Topaz (251 Bushwick Ave), 8pm, FREE, comedy, music and spoken word, performers get 6 inutes/1-2 songs, More Info

TUESDAY 7/23

♫ American Idol Open Auditions @ Brooklyn Expo Center (72 Noble St), 12pm, FREE, are you the next cable tv music sensation? More Info
* Chromatic Modernity: Color and Cinema of the 1920s @ Light Industry (155 Freeman St), 7pm, donations at door, a lecture by Joshua Yumibe, More Info
♦ Troma Tuesdays NY: The Last Horror Film @ Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave), 9pm, $12, a New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady’s friend, More Info
☺ Just Come! @ The Graham (151 Meserole St), 830pm, FREE, a rip roaring evening of jokes, music, and banter featuring some of the city’s most celebrated performers, More Info


A note from the North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s Environmental Initiatives Committee:

Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, pledged to donate $500 million to close coal-fired power plants in the U.S. and halt the growth of natural gas.

As always, the Environmental Initiatives Committee would like to hear from you. Contact us at [email protected] with any questions, issues, or to receive updates on upcoming programs and events.


* Greenpointers Pick
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# Foodie Event
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Greenpointers is a hyperlocal blog about Greenpoint, Brooklyn covering Ash to Apollo and everything in between.

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