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Tapeheads, Flux Thursday, Vanishing Act – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (4/08–4/14)

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11140353_10204885194107726_5955660928276789425_nWEDNESDAY 4/08
^ The Pitchfork Review Issue #5 Release Party @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Featuring contributor T. Cole Rachel in conversation with Fred Schneider of the The B-52’s, RSVP
* Tapeheads @ Richlane Social Club (595 Union Ave) 9:30, FREE, A gathering of tape collectors, labels, and enthusiasts, with cassette DJ sets by Body Building / Champagne Sequins / Yellow Maven, RSVP
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Valentine’s Market, Mermaid Lagoon, Pinball Championships – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/04–2/10)

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WEDNESDAY 2/04
* Madcap Variety Show Fundraiser @ Triskelion Arts (118 North 11th St) 8pm, $16, Featuring the comic stylings of Boom Bat Gesture, Elizabeth Carena, Sara Montgomery, and many more, Buy tix
♫ A/V Salon
@ Secret Project Robot (389 Melrose St) 8pm, FREE, A salon series where artists experiment with sound and video, RSVP

THURSDAY 2/05
* Java Street Community Garden General Meeting @ t.b.a. (224 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, In order to be entered into the lottery for a garden plot, you or a proxy must be present at the meeting, More info
* Presentation Fight Night
 @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 7:30pm, $5, Presentation Party Night and Verbal Fight Club pair peer lectures with a debate-style smackdown, Buy tix
* Mermaid Lagoon Ocean Benefit @ Lot 45 (411 Troutman St) 9pm, $20, The 5th annual ocean benefit held by the Mermaids of NYC, featuring dance, acrobatics, shadow puppets, music, games, and more, Buy tix

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Okey-Panky Launch Party, Force Majeur Vaudeville, Trashy History – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/07–1/13)

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WEDNESDAY 1/07
* Zombie Night @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, John L. Campbell launches Drifters, the final book in his Omega Days trilogy, with Roger Ma, author of The Zombie Combat Field GuideRSVP
☺ Meditation Guided by Laughter @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 9pm, FREE, With Brett Davis / Eliza Hurwitz / Scott Nossen / Joe Pera and more, RSVP
♫ Le Noize
 @ Macri Park (462 Union Ave) 10pm, FREE, Sing your heart out at this new monthly karaoke party, RSVP

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Death By Art, Comic Arts Brooklyn, Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival, – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (11/05–11/11)

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WEDNESDAY 11/05
* Free Training Tips for Rescued Dogs @ Empire of the Dog (415 Grand St) 7:30pm, FREE, Discuss the typical issues that may arise in newly adopted dogs and how to navigate the first several months with your new pet, More info
 Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival Pre-Party @ Output (74 Wythe Ave) 10pm, $15, With Move D / Reagenz / Forma / Bryan Kasenic, Buy tix Continue reading

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Open House NY, Rothtoberfest, Beatboxing Championships – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/08–10/14)

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WEDNESDAY 10/08
* Urban Existentialists @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, With Justin Taylor / Brian Morton / David Ryan, RSVP
* Debut @ Knockdown Center (52-19 Flushing Ave) 7:45pm, $35, Merging independent music, contemporary dance theater, and large-scale art installation, Debut tells the story of a group of teenagers who break into an abandoned building on the night of their senior prom, Buy tix 

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Midnight Murakami, Southside Stories, Sicilian Sex Ghosts – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/06–8/12)

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WEDNESDAY 8/06
* SummerScreen Presents The Big Lebowski @ McCarren Park (Bedford Ave & North 12th St) 6pm, FREE, With live music before the film presented by Showpaper, More info
* Rooftop Films Presents Forest of the Dancing Spirits
 @ Socrates Sculpture Park (32-01 Vernon Blvd) 8pm, FREE, Filmmaker Linda Västrik provides a glimpse at a culture so ancient that its denizens still inhabit the mythic world, More info
* Arrested Development Bingo
 @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8:30, FREE, Come as a “never-nude” and get a free drink and a frozen banana, More info

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Summer Thunder, Kite Festival, Makeshift Society – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/04–6/10)

(sponsored) Grand Comics Festival 2014 @ Bird River Studios (343 Grand St) 11am–7pm, FREE,

Meet local illustrators and designers who are both established and emerging in the field. Browse a range of comic book styles and subjects—lots to see, lots to buy! The festival is open and free to the public, More info

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WEDNESDAY 6/04
* Makeshift Society Launch Party @ Makeshift Society (55 Hope St) 9am, FREE, Visit Brooklyn’s newest shared workspace for creative entrepreneurs and small business owners, More info
* Bar Soap Brooklyn @ Northside Pharmacy (559 Driggs Ave) 5pm, FREE, Showcasing the new “Equilateral and All Natural” collection, RSVP

THURSDAY 6/05
* Moss Madness Terrarium Closeout @ Brooklyn Craft Co. (61 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $40, Everything you need to know to build a beautiful terrarium and keep it happy in your home, More info
* Floral Design: Fruits, Vegetables, and Other Unusual Elements @ Red Rose & Lavender (653 Metropolitan Ave) 6:30, $95, Learn the basics of floral care, what to look for when choosing flowers, and how to process flowers to maximize their shelf life, More info Continue reading

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