Weekday Fun: The Best Events March 31 – April 2

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via Michael Joyce
It’s finally starting to feel a bit like spring this week, so get out and enjoy it! From a new stand-up comedy series to a poetry slam, from a screening of Dog Day Afternoon to a chance for puppies to mingle, there’s a lot to do in the area.

Details on those events and more are below, and for even more, or if you have any upcoming events in Park Slope that you’d like the neighborhood to know about, please check out our calendar page.

Night Train With Wyatt Cenac
When: Monday, March 31, 8pm (doors 7:30pm)
Where: Littlefield, 622 Degraw Street
What: Another amazing lineup at Wyatt Cenac‘s weekly comedy show, featuring Chris GethardGiulia Rozzi, Stoop favorite Greg Johnson, Michael Hogan, Greg Warren, and Matt Wayne.
How much: $8, tickets available in advance

LouderArts Poetry Slam
When: Tuesday, April 1, 7pm
Where: Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza
What: Hear the words of Jive Poetic, co-founder of The SoundBites Poetry Festival, Sabrina Hayeem-Ladani, an original member of the Hot Poets Collective, and Saeed Jones, author of the chapbook When the Only Light is Fire and the forthcoming book Prelude to Bruise.
How much: Free!

The Fancy Show
When: Tuesday, April 1, 8pm
Where: Bar Reis, 375 5th Avenue
What: Neighbor and comedian Michael Joyce be joined on stage with fellow show producers Langston KermanLane PieschelSimmons McDavid, and Jenny Zigrino as they launch this new, weekly stand-up show. Nick Vatterott plus some surprise guests will also appear.
How much: Free! Email thefancyshowbrooklyn@gmail.com ahead for reservations.

Brooklyn In Film: Dog Day Afternoon
When: Wednesday, April 2, 6:30pm
Where: Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza
What: See the 1975 Sidney Lumet film about a real-life bank robbery gone wrong, and enjoy Al Pacino shouting “Attica! Attica!” out on Prospect Park West, where the film was shot.
How much: Free!

Puppy Playdate
When: Wednesday, April 2, 6-7:30pm
Where: NYC Pet, 218 5th Avenue
What: Bring your puppy — 6 months old and younger, with their first round of DHPP shots (bring records) — to socialize with other pups, and get training and behavior questions answered by Alexis Toriello of Zen Dog Training.
How much: Free!

Photo via Michael Joyce

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