All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Some venues addresses are on top tab. Several Days Events: Brooklyn-Juxtaposition, 2 Brooklyn-based artists exploring what happens when opposites collide, Tuesdays-Fridays, 12–6 pm until Aug. 14, Repair the World NYC, 808 Nostrand Ave. between St. Johns and Lincoln Places.
Tuesday, July 6: Scream, SummerScreen, with live music before the screening starts, 6 pm, McCaren Park, N. 12th St. between Bedford and Berry Avenues, http://www.summerscreen.org. 129th Giglio Italian Festival, Weekdays, 6 pm to 11 pm, Saturdays, 6 pm to midnight, Sundays, noon to 11 pm till Sunday, July 17. The traditional community feast honors Saint Paolino and features faith, food, music, neighborhood pride, history, colorful cultural celebrations and international visitors, along with parades, artwork, children’s rides, masses and a wide array of activities for all ages, as well as the re-enactment of the Neapolitan St. Paolino’s release from captivity including an ornate, custom-made ship docking with the Giglio tower. A Children’s lift for July 7 at 6 pm.
Wednesday, July 6: African Dance workout, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 275 North 8th St. at Havemeyer St. No partner or prior experience required. Wednesdays, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm until Wednesday, Aug. 24, for older teens, Target Brooklyn Community Garden, 933 Bedford Ave. at Dekalb Avenue. Ny Exceptions concert, Marine Park, Avenue U at Stuart Street.
Thursday, July 7: Thursday Nights at the Brooklyn Museum, free, Brooklyn Museum, 6-10 pm. Red Baraat’s Brooklyn Mela for South Asian music and dance, 7:30 pm, DJ Rekha, Heems, BHI, Bhiman, Prospect Park Band Shell, Prospect Park West and Ninth Street. Brownstone Brooklyn: Pioneers in the Gentrification Movement, Jarrett Murphy of “City Limits” moderates a panel discussion on the changes neighborhoods such as Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, and Prospect Heights-the first neighborhoods to be gentrified-are going through now, and what is to come, Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street, 6:30 pm, $5. Star Trek Launch Party, Ed Gross, the author of “The 50 Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years” reads from his new book, 7 pm, Villain, 50 N. Third St. between Kent and Wythe Avenues, $5 ($30 with book).
Friday, July 8: Afro-Reggae, Pier 45 at Christopher St, Manhattan. Every Friday different music there.Friday Night Fireworks, Steeplechase Friday Night Acoustic Music, see last Friday for details.