weekend events

All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Several days event: 129th Giglio Italian Festival see last week events for details.

Friday: The Best of the Bushwick Film Festival, 8 pm, award-winning short films from the local film festival, The Alley, 119 Ingraham St. between Porter and Knickerbocker Avenues, http://brooklynfireproofstages.com/screeningseries.

Saturday, July 9: Carla Morrison, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Buscabulla at the Prospect Park Band Shell with music by Hispanic artists, 7 pm,  Prospect Park West and Ninth Street. Flatbush Avenue Street Fair, noon to 6 pm, 12 blocks long from Parkside Avenue to Cortelyou Road with a Caribbean Flair, music, rides, exotic foods, DJs, inflatable climbing wall, carnival rides. Walt Whitman’s Fort Greene, 11 am–12:30 pm, uncover facts about the sacrifice of the Prison Ship Martyrs, Whitman’s life in Brooklyn, and his role in founding the park, Fort Greene Park Visitor Center, enter park at Myrtle Avenue and Washington Park. Also Fort Greene Park Interactive Mural Event, noon–3 pm, farmers market.  Whiskey Fried Classic, 1:30–4 pm and 6:30–9 pm, $85, upscale backyard BBQ, which will pair dozens of whiskies and handcrafted cocktails with fried, barbecued, and Southern-inspired dishes from over 20 New York City restaurants, Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St. at Franklin Street. Bargemusic Concert (chamber music) as you walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert, includes a Q & A session with the musicians, Saturdays, 4 pm to 5 pm until Sept. 24, Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing, Old Fulton Street and Furman Street.  Nothin’s Gonna Change My World is an episodic play about the search for home, experienced via news reports, anonymous letters, blogs, and the Occupy Movement, Fridays- Sundays, 7:30 pm until Sunday, July 17, Waterfront Museum Barge, 290 Conover St. near Reed Street. Davina and the Vagabonds (New Orleans Jazz and other musics) 8 pm, On Stage at Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd. at Oxford Street. Symbioh by Humans Collective is an eclectic blend of dance and storytelling with roots in Modern, Jazz, African and Improvisation, 7 pm, daily, Friday, July 8- Saturday, July 9, $20, FiveMyles, 558 St. Johns Pl. between Classon and Franklin Avenues.

Sunday, July 10: Laughter in the Park 2016, a comedy show in Washington Square Park from 2-4 pm, over the course of four weeks starting July 3, Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park, Manhattan. Bastille Day Celebration, 12-5 pm, French food, champagne tasting, cooking classes, mime acts, arts and crafts, face painting, performances by Can-can dancers, 60th Street, from Fifth Avenue to Lexington Avenue, Manhattan.

More ongoing: Rooftop Films https://us-mg6.mail.yahoo.com/neo/launch?.rand=0rbbnifr4eooc#84802907,

21 Fun Things to Do This Week in NYC


July events: https://us-mg6.mail.yahoo.com/neo/launch?.rand=7uv0ld43o25cp#7237773997


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