If you’ve got ideas for a growing neighborhood, an urge to sing, or a love of science and technology, there are some interesting events coming up this week in Park Slope:
When: Monday, December 9, 6:30pm
Where: PS 372, The Children’s School, 512 Carroll Street
What: Got an idea for the future of the Gowanus neighborhood? Share them tonight with several local leaders who are coming together for this new community planning process.
Semi-Open Mic Night
When: Monday, December 9, 7pm
Where: The Rock Shop, 249 4th Avenue
What: The first time the stage is open to all for this semi-open mic — “semi” because you’re encouraged to sign up for a spot in advance, though they should have some open time at the end of the evening.
How much: Free to play and listen! All advance spots have been taken, but it’s totally open starting at 10:30pm.
Secret Science Club: Part(icle)s Unknown
When: Tuesday, December 10, 8pm (doors 7:30pm)
Where: The Bell House, 149 7th Street
What: Astrophysicist and author Ray Jayawardhana will discusses endeavors to observe neutrinos, notoriously elusive particles that may hold secrets to all kinds of things in the universe.
How much: Free!
ITP Presents New Interfaces For Musical Expression
When: Wednesday, December 11, 8pm (doors 7pm)
Where: Littlefield, 622 Degraw Street
What: Students from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program perform with electronic instruments that they have developed over the course of the semester.
How much: $10, available in advance; free with NYU ID
Photo of NIME 2009 by Jeff Howard