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Events How I Learned Series via FB
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It’s a gorgeous night for a jog, and there’s help if you’re not a runner! From that Couch to 5k program in the park, to Arrested Development trivia, to a storytelling series about how people have learned to live in New York, there’s a lot of fun stuff to do in the area this week.
Events National Night Out with 78th Precinct via Park Slope Fifth Ave BID
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Get to know our local officers when the 78th Precinct hosts their 2014 National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 5 at Grand Army Plaza from 5-8pm. Developed in 1984, National Night Out began as an effort to “promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and to send a message to criminals letting them know
Events Nickel Creek via FB
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Hello Thursday! Unlike last night and all that rain, it’s really nice out tonight, so get a head start on the weekend with some fun events today — including Nickel Creek playing in Prospect Park — and then get ready for more block parties, a performance of Hair, and so many other cool things. Details
Art & Music BAM
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BAM’s Senior Cinema program is back for 2014! Movie lovers 65 and older are invited to enjoy free admission, plus soda and popcorn on the house at the following 10am screenings through the end of the year: Friday, August 15: Little Fugitive (1953) Friday, September 19: Lady Sings the Blues (1972) Friday, October 17: The Lady Vanishes (1938) Friday, November 2o: In the Heat
Events via Neal Kirkwood
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It’s warming up again this week, but don’t let a little bit of heat keep you inside — there’s plenty of hot stuff to check out in the neighborhood! From a spicy cocktail competition to the blazin’ work of some young filmmakers, you’ll find it’s worth venturing out of the air conditioning. Details on those
Events Movies via GreenSpace @ President St on FB
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Another great, free, local summer activity is coming up at the GreenSpace @ President Street (on the corner of 5th Ave and President) when they fire up the projector to present two nights of movies in the garden. Cartoons start at sundown, followed by the feature presentations. Bring your own chairs! Saturday, July 26: Tarzan Triumphs
Events South Slope Summer Stroll
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Summer events are in full swing! This weekend you can enjoy all kinds of great, free, fun things outside, from live music and dance performances at Celebrate Brooklyn, to a giant block party on 5th Avenue, to some amazing theater at The Old Stone House. Details on those and more: Writing About Modern Motherhood: A
Events Queen Esther via YouTube
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With the strong chance of rain every night for the next few days, we’ve picked a few fun indoor events happening around the neighborhood — from trivia to comedy, plus one hopeful outdoor chance to dance on Wednesday night, because fingers crossed the wet weather has moved on by then. Details on those events and
Events Ice Cream Cone
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Do you make the best ice cream in town? Or, do you like to eat all the ice cream in town? Either way, you should be at the Ice Cream Takedown at The Bellhouse (149 7th Street) on Sunday, July 27 at 2pm, for the most delicious, summery contest ever! If you’ve been churning up
Events Illya Kuryaki & The Valderramas via FB
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Looking for something fun to do close to home this weekend? From music and a movie at Celebrate Brooklyn, to a roller disco in the park, to several free outdoor theatrical performances, there’s a ton to do in the neighborhood. Details on those events and more: Celebrate Brooklyn: Illya Kuryaki & The Valderramas / Choc Quib
Events Lola Star Roller Skates
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Lola Star, aka Dianna Carlin, is a roller skating dynamo — she launched the awesome Dreamland Roller Rink in Coney Island in 2008, and when it closed in 2010, she didn’t let that stop her. She kept her eye out for a place as magical as the Childs building, and now the opportunity to roll again has
Events Seafood Throwdown via GAP Greenmarket on FB
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The Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket will once again be the site of a fish fight as the 5th Annual Seafood Throwdown commences on Saturday, July 12 from 11am to 1pm. Hosted by the Greenmarket and the Northeast Atlantic Marine Alliance, this year pits Cheryl Smith of Cheryl’s Global Soul against Shanna Pacifico of Pacifico’s Fine Foods in the Iron Chef-style battle. A veteran
Events Prospect Park Philharmonic by ajt on Flickr
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Coming down from a fun three-day weekend can be tough, which is why you should get out this week and just continue having fun! From 30 Rock trivia to a free outdoor performance by the New York Philharmonic, there’s plenty to keep that summer spirit going. Details on those events and more: The Moth StorySlam
Events Via Robert Galsper
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The long weekend begins! If you’re hanging out in the neighborhood, it might seem a bit quiet, but there’s still plenty going on, from bingo to a free Celebrate Brooklyn show, from a celebration of boobs and beers to a walk through the park to check out some birds. Those and more great events detailed
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