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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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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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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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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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Boathouse Extravaganza, Outdoor Salon Finale, Sunset Yoga, Salsa by the Water — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (9/4-9/10)

WEDNESDAY 9/4

♫ Salsa by the Water @ Domino Park, 6pm, FREE, lessons followed by open dance, with a live DJ, More Info
♫ Dervisi @ Troost (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, More Info
Funhouse Comedy @ Cantina Royal (58 N 3 St) 830pm, FREE, stand up comedy show with rotating guests, More Info
♫ Limited Resources 33 @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St.), 9pm, $10 (suggested), More Info

THURSDAY 9/5

♦ Movies Under the Stars: “Rushmore” @ Bushwick Inlet Park (50 Kent St. Pop-up Park), 730pm, FREE, movie screening outdoors with the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop (the movie is rated R), More Info
♫ All Robyn Everything – Detox’s Drag Con Pre-Game Edition! @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 6pm, $15, Buy Tix
# Le Dîner de Dali @ Archestratus (160 Huron St.), 7pm, $50, a gustatory and visual dining experience inspired by Dali’s Surrealist approach to food and pleasure, Buy Tix
♦ Cande Aguilar: barrioPOP – Opening @ 81 Leonard Gallery (81 Leonard St), 6pm, FREE, a collection of multimedia artworks focusing on the experience of living in a bilingual border culture, RSVP 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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Sumac Soirée, For Paint’s Sake, Musical Pagamento — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/21-8/27)

WEDNESDAY 8/21

* A Benefit for “Freedom For Immigrants” @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 8pm, $20, performances by Nat Baldwin (Dirty Projectors) + special guest Buy Tix
♫Bone Thugs-N-Harmony @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 6pm, $35, Buy Tix
Brooklyn Women’s Film Festival 2019 Launch Party @ The Counting Room (44 Berry St), 7pm, $20, Buy Tix
# A Sumac Soirée, A Themed Community Potluck, A Summer Journey @ Archestratus Books (160 Huron St, 7pm, FREE, bring a dish with a personal story, share the story behind the dish and eat, RSVP

THURSDAY 8/22

*Sketch the View @ Domino Park, 630pm, FREE, Equipment provided. All levels welcome. Make something new with new friends, More Info
♫ Spank!//Lena Fjortoft//Euge//Elda @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St), 9pm, $10, More Info
☺ PILAS Comedy Show @ Geraldines’ (198 Union Ave) 730pm, FREE, comedy show in a speakeasy behind a Brooklyn Pizza Shop, RSVP
♫ Stupid Beach: @ Magazine Bar (130 Franklin St), 7pm, FREE, LGBTBBQ summer party with DJ Mr Twin Sister, More Info

FRIDAY 8/23

♦ The Mark of Its Tooth | Opening Reception @ Yashar Gallery (276 Greenpoint Ave) 6pm, FREE, featuring artists: Kelly Olshan, Andrew Schwartz and Michael McHale, More Info
♦ SummerStarz Free Movies in the Park: “Peter & The Wolf” (Piotrus I Wilk) @ Transmitter Park (2 Greenpoint Ave), 6pm, Polish night with storytelling, music and film screening More Info
♦ Movies Under the Stars: “Adventureland” @ 50 Kent Pop-up (50 Kent Ave), 745pm, FREE, More Info
“For Paint’s Sake”| Opening @ Java Studios (252 Java St), 6pm, FREE, featuring abstract paintings by Kristyn Watterworth, More Info 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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Brasil Summerfest, Sicilian Vegan Dinner, Nuhart Superfund Forum — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/24-7/30)

WEDNESDAY 7/24

♫ Brasil Summerfest @National Sawdust (80 N 6 St.), 7pm, album release show by Sessa (Garotas Suecas) and the US debut of Ceará based artist Ilya, Buy Tix
* New York’s Infrastructure Creek @ Greenpoint Ave and Kingsland Ave, 630pm, $35, Explore the city’s largest sewer plants, tunnels, draw and truss bridges, rail yards, and more, Buy Tix
Compost Workshop @ Domino Park (Grand St and Kent Ave), 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, RSVP
* Pay-By-Donation Pilates @ North Brooklyn Farms(320 Kent Ave), 7pm, , grab your mat and swing by the farm for a full body workout; proceeds go to Project Purple, More Info

THURSDAY 7/25

# Our Sicilian Vegan Dinner@ Orchestrates (160 Huron St), 630pm and 830pm, $30, An evening of Sicilian, family-style food inspired by Nonna, Buy Tix
♫♦ 35s & 45s Exhibition #7 Opening @ Ponyboy (632 Manhattan Ave) 8pm (gallery) 12am (party), FREE, 35s & 45s bring together two classic mediums of art in one space as a celebration of the vinyl and film cultures, More Info
* Green Series: Extinction Rebellion
@ Leonard Library (81 Devoe St), 630pm, FREE, a snapshot into the climate crisis and a global movement for a solutionl, More Info
♫ Sleep on It, Like Pacific, Homesafe @ Kingsland (269 Norman Ave), 6pm, $15, Buy Tix

FRIDAY 7/26

♫ Make America Humane @ Cantina Cumbancha (232 N 12 St), 7pm, benefit in support of organizations working to close detention centers, reunite families, and provide legal representation to asylum seekers at the southern border, Buy Tix
SummerStarz Free Movies in the Park: “Coco” @ Transmitter Park (2 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, More Info
♫ The Space Lady @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, $20, Buy Tix
♦♫ Samaritan – Urban Imprint Dance Series @ A/D/O/ (29 Norman Ave), 7pm, $25, a unique dance performance, Buy Tix

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Magazine Launch, Spring Market and Night Mayor Panel — What’s Happening, Greepoint? (3/21-3/27)

WEDNESDAY 3/21

♫ ♦ Dirty Circus Variety Show @ House of YES (2 Wyckoff Avenue), 7pm, $20-50,A variety show dedicated to the raw & the raunchy, Buy Tix
POLAR Screening With Live Score @ Magick City (37 Box Street), 7pm, $10, A BFI National Archive Presentation of “THE GREAT WHITE SILENCE”The official record of Captain Scott’s legendary expedition to the South Pole. With live Score! Buy Tix
♫ Azonic, Brown Angel, Marc Edwards/Mick Barr, Kevin Hufnagel @Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Avenue), 8pm, $12, Buy Tix
♦ Animal House Free Screening @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Avenue), 8pm, FREE, More info

THURSDAY 3/22

Field for Ballads: Reading and Artist Walkthrough @ Calico Brooklyn (67 West Street Ste. 203), 7pm, FREE, Come join us as the artists of ‘Field for Ballads’ take you through their work and ideas. The night will begin with a reading by poet Hannah Aizenman and will continue as a discussion with artist Hannah Hill on process and inspiration, More Info.
 Film Screening: Blissville Stories @ Kingsland Wildflowers (520 Kingsland Avenue), 7:30pm, FREE, Blissville Stories is a documentary film about the Queens neighborhood bounded by Newtown Creek, the Long Island Expressway, and Calvary Cemetery. We will be joined by filmmaker Hank Linhart for a short Q&A, More Info
♫ The Vacant Lots, VOWWS, De Lilith @ St. Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave.), 8:00 pm, $10, Buy tix
Iron Chic, Bigwig, Teenage Halloween, Ellen & the Degenerates @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Avenue), 8pm, $12, Buy tix
Mau5trap | BlackGummy/ ATTLAS/ Rinzen @ Output (74 Wythe Avenue), 10pm, $15-20, Buy tix

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