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2005 Rezoning Meeting, Other Art Fair, Change Our Air Community Forum — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (11/6-11/12)

WEDNESDAY 11/6

* Transportation Committee Mtg — Community Board 1 @ Swinging 60’S Senior Citizens Center (211 Ainslie St) 630pm, FREE, monthly public transportation committee meeting, Calyer triangle intersection safety proposal and Maspeth Ave improvements to be discussed, More Info
* Black and Pink Mail Processing @ Sunview Lunchnet (221 Nassau Ave), 6pm, FREE, meet to read and respond to letters; snacks provided, More Info
♫ Dervisi @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, FREE, More Info
♦ Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular @ WORD (126 Franklin St), 7pm, $5+, an animated discussion about everyone’s favorite web-slinger, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 11/7

* North Brooklyn Development Meeting – Revisiting the Rezoning of 2005 @ Polish and Slavic Center (177 Kent St), 7pm, FREE, Join local politicians and the Dept. of City Planning to discuss where new affordable and market-rate housing is being built, jobs, and open green space, More Info
* Brooklyn Bus Network Redesign Open House @ Williamsburgh Library (240 Division Ave), 6pm, FREE, an open house session hosted by the MTA to gain community input on the bus network redesign, More Info
* Change Our Air-Community Forum (Foro Comunitario) @ El Puente (211 S 4th St), 5pm, FREE, artists, youth activists, help advocate for the right to clean air and green open spaces through art and activism, More Info
☺  Hey! It’s a Comedy Show @ Villain (307 Kent Ave), 8pm, 730pm, $5 door, a stand-up comedy show featuring Aparna Nancherla this week, More Info

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Greenpoint Gallery Night, FEARnyc Film Fest, Spooktacular Party — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/23-10/29)

WEDNESDAY 10/23

* Greenpoint Library Community Advisory Committee Meeting @ Anella (222 Franklin St), 630pm, FREE, one of the last meetings before the library is open again! More Info
♫♦ Peach&Tomato/Fung Chern Hwei’s Fungal Bloom @ Areté Venue and Gallery
(67 West St #103, ), 8pm, $15, More Info
♫ Wiremen @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, FREE, More Info
♫ New York & The Urban Crisis of Affluence @ Archestratus Books & Foods (160 Huron St) 7pm, FREE, a short reading from the author, followed by a conversation and an opportunity for questions from the audience, More Info

THURSDAY 10/24

*♦ FEARnyc FILM FESTIVAL opening night: THE VILLAINESS_immersive @ Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave), 10pm, $15, this ever-evolving, multimedia visual album experience is a feast of surreal horror, heavy psychedelia, anthemic rock + urban goth! More Info
♫ * 2019 NYC wayOUT Gayla @ Brooklyn Bazaar
(150 Greenpoint Ave), 630pm, $100+, this year’s theme: Masquerade! A night of community, food, drink, and AUCTIONS to support a great cause! Buy Tix
☺ Ghost Town Comedy **Spooky Edition** @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 630pm, FREE, More Info Continue reading

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Domino Park Fall Fest, Bad Theater, Bernie’s Back Rally, The Art of Welding — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/16-10/23)

WEDNESDAY 10/16

♦ Bad Theater Fest 2019 @ The Brick (579 Metropolitan Ave), 7pm, $20, a collection of low-budget, eclectic, unusual, different, fantastic short plays, Buy Tix
*World Food Day Celebration @ FREEHOLD Brooklyn (45 S 3rd St), 530pm, FREE, Help raise awareness for World Food Day and learn about food sustainability. Canned food donations will be accepted to benefit Los Sures, More Info
♫ Taylor McFerrin w/ Raia Wash @ Rough Trade (64 N 9th St) 8pm, $20, Buy Tix
♫ Low Light, Herjaza, Indisposed, On Better Terms, granite to glass @ Kingsland (269 Norman Ave) 7pm, $8, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 10/17

* Communities Resist Launch Party @ Carneval (507 Grand St), 6pm, $25-$30, Open bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffle, free prizes and more! Learn how you can help keep families in their homes, Buy Tix
♫  Goldie Awards @ Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St), 7pm, $25, 3rd Annual DJ & Beat Battle is a new type of competition for DJs and producers that recognizes the endless creative nature in music, Buy Tix
* Outlaw Wrestling @ Our Lady of Mount Carmel Gym (275 N 8th St) 8pm, $25-$30, Buy Tix
♫ The Revolution Volume 43  @ National Sawdust (80 N 6th St) 8pm, $15, performance series highlighting Brooklyn & Harlem based artists + musicians, Buy Tix Continue reading

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Get to the Point 5K, Greenpoint Gallery Salon Show, Solar Energy Workshop — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/9-10/15)

WEDNESDAY 10/9

# Cookbook Club: “The Auberge of the Flowering Hearth” @ Archestratus (1011 Manhattan Ave), 7pm, FREE, drop by with your favorite dish —all are welcome! It’s a potluck party!  More Info
* Yom Kippur Services @ Greenpoint Shul (108 Noble St), 9am, $15 – $30 (suggested), pay-as-you-wish High Holidays services, More Info
♫ Full Hunters Moon Sound Bath @ Magick City (37 Box St) 7pm, $24 – $33, Breath. Movement. Sound. Meditation. Buy Tix
♦ “The Distinguished Gentleman”: NYC Premiere @ Kickstarter HQ (58 Kent St) 730pm, $10 -$20 suggested, includes a cocktail hour, a step-and-repeat/red carpet, the film screening, and a Q & A panel, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 10/10

* Trammell-Santistevan Duo/Che Chen, Aaron Moore & David Watson @ Sunview Luncheonette (221 Nassau Ave), 8pm, FREE, a terrific show featuring fantastic artists in a magical space, More Info
♦ Double D’s: The Dirty Disco @ The Breakers (307 Meeker Ave), 10pm, FREE, an all-night classic disco, funk and house affair with gogo dancers, taro readers, sexy disco visuals and MORE, More Info
♫  Huvudbry @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave) 830pm, FREE, two sets of music with violin, bass, lap steel, and drums, More Info
♫ “War and Paradise”: Book Signing with Adam Green @ Desert Island (540 Metropolitan Ave) 7pm, FREE, joining Adam are his co-illustrators Tom Bayne and Toby Goodshank. Get your book and get it signed by all three artists, RSVP Continue reading

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Tidal Toast, Blessing of the Animals, North Brooklyn Boat Club Party + Fundraiser — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/2-10/8)

VENDOR CALL! Talented crafters, creators, designers, food purveyors, and small businesses … Do you have items to sell or promote? We are talking to YOU!

Apply here to be part of our Holiday Market on Sunday, December 8th (1-7pm) for a dreamy “The Nutcracker” themed festival of local shopping from a specially curated selection of indie makers at our annual Greenpointers Holiday Market! As always, we will have a full day of free fun activities and our take on the magical Land of Sweets will come alive inside the gorgeous Greenpoint Loft (67 West St)!


WEDNESDAY 10/2

♫ Barba Yiorgi And The Collective Unconscious @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, More Info
Magos Herrera Presents: A Tribute to João GIlberto @ National Sawdust (80 N 6 St), 730pm, $20, bossa nova classics with a multicultural crew of New York musicians, Buy Tix
* Light Flow Yoga @[email protected] (31 Nassau Ave) 645pm, $17, connect breath to movement & soothing beats in this gentle Vinyasa class, Buy Tix
♫ Drum Spiral @ Golden Drum (97 Green St), 730pm, $15 -$20 suggested, learn drum techniques that will help us travel more freely through soundscapes, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 10/3

* Tidal Toast 2019: A Newtown Creek Celebration @ Broadway Stages (520 Kingsland Ave), 530pm, $75, tours of the green roof, local food and drinks, silent auction, and presentations about NCA’s innovative projects and programming, Buy Tix
♦ Steve Wasterval – Art Opening @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave), 6pm, FREE, hyper-local, handcrafted art and beer by Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co., More Info
♫  Cumbia Night @ Kingsland (269 Norman Ave) 7pm, $8, Latinx beats and music all night with accordion-based Cumbia band from the US/Mexico border, Frontera Bugalú, Buy Tix
♫ Johnny Dwyer: “The Districts” @ WORD (126 Franklin St) 7pm, $5+, an unprecedented plunge into NYC’s federal court system that gives us a revelatory picture of how our justice system really works, More Info Continue reading

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Ambient Lullabies, Botanical Dyeing, Clean Cruise Climate Street Art — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (9/25-10/1)

WEDNESDAY 9/25

# Ambient Lullabies @ Areté Venue and Gallery (67 West St #103), 730pm, $20 suggested, the audience is invited to bring journals, sketchbooks, paintings and any silent creative work that compliments listening to music, More Info
♫ Salsa by the Water @ Domino Park, 6pm, FREE, lessons followed by open dance, with a live DJ, More Info
♫ Stone Series @ National Sawdust (80 N 6th St) 7pm, $25, a performance by improvising guitarist, banjo player, vocalist, and poet Wendy Eisenberg, Buy Tix
# Pumping 101 @ The Wild BK (272 Driggs Ave), 1pm, $45, learn all you need to get pumping off to a good start!!! Come pregnant or with baby! Buy Tix

THURSDAY 9/26

☺ Summer Soundwalks “Walkie Talkie Dream Garden” @ East River State Park (90 Kent Ave), 6pm, FREE, a very special guided soundwalk on the Williamsburg waterfront, RSVP
* Outlaw Women’s Wrestling @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, $30, Buy Tix
♦ Block Printing on Textiles @Better Than Jam’s (20 Grattan St) 630pm, $65, a quick carve “Block” all tools are provided, as well as textiles sample pieces and papers. Students are welcome to bring your own materials to print on too, Buy Tix
☺GHOST TOWN Comedy @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 630pm, comedy, culture, dating (and failing at it) all intersect at this hilarious stand-up showcase, More Info Continue reading

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Kingsland Wildflowers Festival, Spirit Animal Opening, Art Book Fair — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (9/18-9/24)

WEDNESDAY 9/18

# Environmental Justice & Health Working Group Meeting @ Dupont Senior Housing (80 Dupont St), 630pm, FREE, help develop community-based strategies to combat issues of air pollution, legacy toxins, toxic sites, and trash & waste, More Info
♫ Salsa by the Water @ Domino Park, 6pm, FREE, lessons followed by open dance, with a live DJ, More Info
♦ In Conversation with Crash, Daze and Charlie Ahearn @ Beyond the Streets (25 Kent Ave) 7pm, FREE, a discussion on art, expression and New York City culture from then to now, RSVP
♦ Documentary Screening: “Frank Serpico” @ Swinging 60’s Senior Center (211 Ainslie St), 7pm, FREE, film screening and a Q&A discussion with filmmaker Antonino D’Ambrosio, RSVP

THURSDAY 9/19

♦ Poster Making Party @ North Brooklyn Neighbors (240 Kent Ave), 2pm, FREE, make a poster ahead of the  global climate strike; materials will be provided and kids are welcome, More Info
* Spirit Animal – Grand Opening @ Spirit Animal (20 Broadway), 7pm, FREE, celebrate the beginning of fall with amazing wines & bites, More Info
♦ Words With My Family @ Union Docs (322 Union Ave) 730pm, $10, films, and audio pieces in which makers bravely interview members of their own family with humorous, intimate and revealing results, Buy Tix
♫ Psychedelephant // Record Release + Listening Party @ Magick City (37 Box St), 730pm, $10-$25, Disco balls! Pretty lights and flowers! More Info Continue reading

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TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint, Oyster Monitoring, RISO Printing — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (9/11-9/17)

WEDNESDAY 9/11

# 18th Ward Brewing Soft Opening @ 18th Ward Brewing (300 Richardson St), 4pm, FREE, More Info
♫ Salsa by the Water @ Domino Park, 6pm, FREE, lessons followed by open dance, with a live DJ, More Info
♦ Opening Art Experiments Session for Kids @ Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St) 3pm, FREE, children are invited to use the materials in the studio to create ideas at their own pace, RSVP
♫ Koffee @ Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St), 7pm, $35 (suggested), Buy Tix

THURSDAY 9/12

☺ Forward Union Presents Cry Until You Laugh @ Kickstarter HQ (58 Kent St), 630pm, $10-$25 suggested, enjoy a stunning Brooklyn rooftop (thanks, Kickstarter HQ!) for a night of sadistic comedic relief, Buy Tix
* Debate Watch Party w Senator Julia Salazar @ The Well (272 Meserole St), 6pm, FREE, a watch party of the third Democratic Debate More Info
♦ Taste of Iceland in New York City: “Shortfish” Screening @ Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave) 7pm, FREE, a film from an up-and-coming Icelandic filmmaker, More Info
♦ A Theatrical Poetry Event by Open Heart Surgery Theatre @ WORD (126 Franklin St), 6pm, $5, live music and excerpts from the US premiere of “This Is Why We Live,” opening September 19th at La MaMa, More Info Continue reading

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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 Continue reading

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Stargazing on the Pier, Movies in the Park(s), WAXWORKS — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/7-8/13)

There’s less than a month to catch Beyond The Streets and we have a sweet discount code! Use GRNPT301 for 20% off and check out 150 artists including never been seen work by the duo behind the Transmitter Park mural FAILE, Shepard Fairey, memorabilia by the Beastie Boys, and more!

WEDNESDAY 8/7

♫ Elgin Marbles and Psychic Lines @ Troost (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE,  More Info
☺ Limited Resources @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St), 9pm, $10 suggested, More Info
Drum Spiral @ Golden Drum (97 Green St), 730pm, $15-$20 suggested, learn drum techniques that will help to travel more freely through soundscapes, More Info
 ♦ Surprise Great Movie – Cinema unter National @ Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave), 645pm, $12, trust the judgment of the curator, who merely promises it’ll be a movie you may not have heard of but one you’ll not easily forget, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 8/8

* Stargazing on the Transmitter Pier @ Transmitter Park, 830pm, FREE, a tour of the world beyond the nocturnal skyline. Jupiter, Saturn, Mars and the Moon are possible sightings, More Info
DJ Eric Umble and DJ Despina @ National Sawdust (80 N 6 St), 5pm, FREE, Happy Hour jam sessions featuring craft cocktails, drink specials and live performances, More Info
* Women’s Networking Bottle Share @ Threes (113 Franklin St), 8pm, $15, Poke around in your beer fridge, find that bottle you’ve been stashing for the perfect occasion and join Hop Culture for a night of networking, learning, conversing, and (of course) drinking, Buy Tix
♫♦ Community Art Show + Dance Party @ Magick City (37 Box St), 7pm, FREE, More Info

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