All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Wednesday, June 29: African Dance Workout, Wednesdays, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm until Aug. 24,Target Brooklyn Community Garden, 933 Bedford Ave. at Dekalb Avenue. Soul in the Horn, 7 pm, part of the Summerstage series, Herbert Von King Park, Marcy and Lafayette Avenues. Brooklyn Loft Party, 7 pm, $10 ($8 in advance), with bands, burlesque, comedy, magic, Littlefield, 622 Degraw St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. Ray Abrams Big Band, 6 pm, 18-piece live jazz band, Putnam Triangle Plaza, Fulton Street at Grand Avenue.
Thursday: Thursday Nights at the Brooklyn Museum, free admission 6-10 pm. Friday, July 1: Steeplechase Friday Night Acoustic Music, Fridays, 5 pm until Sept. 9, Steeplechase Beer Garden, 1904 Surf Ave. at W. 17th Street, Coney Island. Maimouna Keita Dance Company hosts a master African dance class to show and teach attendees traditional West African dances, part of the Summerstage series, 7–9 pm, Herbert Von King Park, Marcy and Lafayette Avenues. Dreamland Roller Disco weekly skating dance party 7:30–10 pm until Oct. 14, $6, LeFrak Center at Lakeside, 171 East Dr. at Ocean Avenue. See The 400 Blows as the French Embassy hosts a free outdoor screening of François Truffaut’s iconic New Wave film. In French with English subtitles, 8:30 pm, Transmitter Park, West Street between Kent Street and Greenpoint. Friday Night Fireworks 9:30 pm until Aug. 27, Luna Park, West 10th St. and the Boardwalk, Coney Island.