Pollinator Planting, Labor Day BBQ, New Moon, New Energy, Bernie Sanders — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/28-9/3)

WEDNESDAY 8/28

* Compost Workshop @ Domino Park, 6pm, FREE, learn the full life cycle of organic waste. Get your hands dirty and see how dinner scraps get turned into a vital nutrient-rich soil amendment, More Info
♫ Stone Series: Fred Frith and Heike Liss – Drawing Sound @ National Sawdust (80 N 6th St), 7pm, $25, Buy Tix
♫ Open House & Rooftop Drinks @ Dobbin St (64 Dobbin St), 630pm, FREE, More Info
♫  Chakra Balancing Kundalini Workshop @ HumanAEase (31 Nassau Ave), 7pm, $35, a journey of chakra balance and mindfulness to the tune of live music, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 8/29

♦ Free day! Beyond The Streets NYC @ Beyond The Streets (25 Kent Ave), 11am, FREE, over 150 Artists displaying, last entry at 7pm, More Info
# NBXR Potluck Picnic @ McCarren Park, 6pm, FREE, Bring a dish or snack and come out and mingle. More Info
♫ New Moon, New Energy @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave), 8pm, $15-$30 an evening of cosmic performances, other worldly DJ sets, Buy Tix
♫ Good Times House Party @ Kinfolk (94 Wythe Ave), 9pm, FREE, West Indian Pre-Parade Party, RSVP

FRIDAY 8/30

♫ Basking in Gravity: Dead Bird Blues @ Magick City (37 Box St), 6pm and 8pm, $21-$33 suggested, slow and low sequence of asanas accompanied by an animated mandala projection, Buy Tix
♫ Samaritan in Urban Imprint Dance Series @ A/D/O (29 Norman Ave), 730pm, $17, unique dance performance within that will explore the human body’s relationship with space and its physical surroundings, Buy Tix
* Supply & Demand: Street Wear, Art Market, Concert, Food Tasting @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 4pm, $25, collectors, brands, and artists, will be selling limited rare collectible gear and art; food trucks outside as well as food vendors inside, Buy Tix
♫ Flying Lotus in 3D @ Brooklyn Mirage (140 Stewart Ave) 8pm, $30, Buy Tix

 SATURDAY 8/31

* Gay For Good NYC + Newtown Creek Alliance – Pollinator Planting @ 33 Paige Ave, 12pm, FREE, weed and help to maintain the pollinator garden, while learning about Newtown Creek Alliance’s work, More Info
# Impromptu Sausage + Peppers BBQ @ Archestratus Books (160 Huron St), 12pm, an outdoors BBQ ahead of Labor Day, More Info
♫ Music For The Masses – New Wave Night
@Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 11pm, FREE, More Info
♫ Live Band Tribute to The Notorious B.I.G 
@ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 6pm, $12, learn how to design and cross-stitch a custom portrait in this three-hour workshop! Make a portrait of your favorite people — newlyweds, families, roommates, BFFs, your favorite band — the sky’s the limit, Buy Tix

SUNDAY 9/1

☺ One in Four: A DOG STUFF Production @ Brick Theatre (579 Metropolitan Ave) 7pm, $10, a play about four strangers who move in together and shortly come into conflict, which is only natural, Buy Tix
♫# Kids Sing-A-Long @ Domino Park 10am, FREE, an interactive sing-a-long session with musician Scott Klopfenstein, More Info
♫ Timba Cubana Brunch @ Cantina Cumbancha), 12pm, $5 (entrance), dance Sunday away with Fuákata – Cuban Salsa NY! Take a class or practice your latest moves while enjoying some Mexican comfort brunch food, More Info

MONDAY 9/2

# Labor Day BBQ @ Clem’s (264 Grand St), 1pm, FREE, THAI BBQ  w/ the BANANA BOYS, More Info
☺ Horseplay Comedy @ Ponyboy (632 Manhatta Ave) 8pm, FREE, RSVP
♫ Monday Night Karaoke 
@ Our Wicked Lady (153 Morgan Ave.), 7pm, FREE, More Info

TUESDAY 9/3

* Bernie Sanders in Brooklyn @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N 6th St), 630pm, $27+, hear from Senator Bernie Sanders,  w/ DJ Tommie Sunshine and filmmaker Josh Fox, Buy Tix
^♫ Jewish Currents End-of-Summer Release Party Ft. Golem @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave), 7pm, FREE, More Info
♦ D&D Mini Painting Class @ Twenty Sided Store (362 Grand St), 7pm, $11, learn the basics painting miniatures, Buy Tix

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


Join @_miss.v_ for a Henna Workshop @humanatease In this beginner’s workshop, attendees will receive an introduction to the art of mehndi application (henna tattooing). The workshop will begin with a brief intro into the history of mehndi as body art and proceed with a series of practice worksheets where attendees will learn patterns and motifs typical of Indian, Mughal, North African, and other contemporary styles of temporary henna tattooing. Tickets are available here. (Sponsored)

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

 Did you know that National Dog Day is August 26th? Find out how you can reduce your dog’s environmental footprint, courtesy of the New York League of Conservation Voters. 

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

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