weekday events

All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free.

Tuesday June 14: Unity Vigil to honor the lives lost in Orlando, 7:30 pm, Gransd Army Plaza with Public Advocate Letitita James. Talk by Google Executive at Baruch College, as part of Marketing Week NYC, Chris Morgan, head of Agency Development at Google, will discuss “the digital path to purchase” – how to reach customers at the right moment and influence decision-making.  Use promo code BaruchMCC when you RSVP mhttp://www.manhattancc.org/events/MarketingWeekNYC-MCC-Presents-The-Evolution-of-the-Customer-Journey-A-Talk-by-Chris-Morgan-of-Google-2363/details. A New Look at Lincoln at Hunter College, author Candice Shy Hooper discussing her book Lincoln’s Generals’ Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the Civil War for Better and for Worse by focusing on the extraordinary and influential lives of the top generals. 6–8 pm, 47-49 East 65th Street, Roosevelt House. Call and Response: Black Power 50 Years Later as Professor Robyn Spencer leads a conversation that reflects on the evolution from Black Power to Black Lives Matter. With a panel of activists from across generations including Rev. Dr. Herbert Daughtry, Basir Mchawi, Farah Tanis, DeRay Mckesson, and Dante Barry, 6:30 pm, $5, Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street. Pride 20-20-LGBTQ Civil Rights, a town hall discussion, broadcast live on Bric TV, about what lies ahead for gay rights and equality over the next four years, 7 pm, BRIC Arts Media House, 647 Fulton St. at Rockwell Place.

Wednesday and Thursday: The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park, the Great Lawn at Central Park, 8 pm. Fireworks following the concert at approximately 10 pm and will last approximately 20 minutes.

Wednesday June 15:  4th Annual NYC Fair Housing Symposium and Tenant Resource Fair. CCHR and HPD will co-host their Annual Fair Housing Symposium, with a discussion on combating tenant harassment and source of income discrimination. Symposium: 9 am-1 pm, Tenant Resource Fair: 1-2 pm. To RSVP, please visit nyc.gov/fairhousingnyc. If you have questions concerning the symposium and registration, please email ssrinivasan@cchr.nyc.gov,  (212) 416-0147. 9 am–2 pm, CUNY School of Law, 2 Court Square, Long Island City, Queens.

Thursday, June 16: Thursday Nights at the Brooklyn Museum, 6-10 pm, events at https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/visit/first_saturdays/. Family Jazz Concert in East NY, from the New School for Jazz, 6-8 pm, Linden Park,  Stanley Ave. and Linden Blvd. Race and History: An Evening with Lonnie Bunch, founding Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture – which is slated to open this year Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street, 6:30 pm, $10. Blonde Redhead band performs as part of the Summerstage series, 7–9 pm, Red Hook Park, 155 Bay St. at Clinton Street. Baaba Maal, Lakou Mizik, Senegalese singer-guitarist-percussionist and the Haitian musician collective for a night of music under the stars, 7:30 pm, Prospect Park Band Shell, Prospect Park West and Ninth Street. Sake Pairing Workshop,  $75, taste six kinds of sake along with snacks to match each, and learn how to pair with flavors or ingredients, not just specific dishes, 7:30–9:30 pm, Court Tree Collective, 371 Court St. between Carroll Street and First Place.

Friday June 17: Brooklyn Cyclones (Mets minor league baseball) vs. Staten Island Yankees, 7 pm, starting at $10, MCU Park, 1904 Surf Ave. at W. 17th St. Liza Jessie Peterson, LuQuantumleap, as part of the Summerstage series, the poet/actress and performer share the stage, 7–9 pm, Red Hook Park, 155 Bay St. at Clinton Street. Dreamland Roller Disco, Fridays, 7:30–10 pm, $6, LeFrak Center at Lakeside, 171 East Dr. at Ocean Avenue.

 

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