Once this stormy weather clears up, which it should by this evening, go out and enjoy those tornado-free skies! From a tour of a library’s archives to trivia and comedy, we’ve got some cool free and cheap stuff coming up this week.
The Brooklyn Collection Archives Tour
When: Monday, October 7, 6pm
Where: Central Library, 2nd Floor Balcony, 10 Grand Army Plaza
What: See an exhibition and get an open house tour during this insider’s look at the Brooklyn Collection as part of Archives Week. Light refreshments will be served.
How much: Free, but limited to 40 guests, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Snugg’s Last Jam
When: Monday, October 7, 8pm
Where: Two Boots, 514 2nd Street
What: Wish Jarad Astin well on his travels, as the leader of the organ jam sets sail (quite literally) for a new adventure. Drop in to join the melting pot jam, or just hang out and listen.
How much: Free!
Cheap Date Comedy Show
When: Tuesday, October 8, 8pm (doors 7:30pm)
Where: Union Hall, 702 Union Street
What: Join hosts Sharron Paul and Calvin Cole and some of the city’s funniest comics (including Barry Rothbart, Hari Kondabolu, Kat Burdick, and many more) for a night of big laughs and free snacks.
How much: $5, tickets available here, 21+
When: Wednesday, October 9, 8:30pm
Where: The Rock Shop, 249 4th Avenue
What: Gather your most knowledgeable friends for this trivia night where teams of up to 6 people can win $50 in prizes, plus prizes from Brooklyn Brewery.
How much: Free, 21+
New York Comic Con Pre-Party
When: Wednesday, October 9, 8pm
Where: Bergen Street Comics, 470 Bergen Street
What: Leading up to the big superfan convention, hang out and have a free drink with a few of the writers and artists in the biz, including Zack Soto, Farel Dalrymple, John Dermot Woods, and Nathan Fox.
How much: Free!