All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Several days event: 129th Giglio Italian Festival.
Tuesday, July 12: Radio Daze (70’s and 80’s party music) 7 pm, outdoor concert, 79th Street at Shore Road.
Wednesday, July 13: African Dance workout. No partner or prior experience required. For older teens, Target Brooklyn Community Garden, 933 Bedford Ave. at Dekalb Avenue, Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm until Aug. 24. Music in the Grove: Kids Concert with Astrograss, the bluegrass and folk, 10-11 am, Fort Greene Park Visitor Center, enter park at Myrtle Avenue and Washington. Hip-Hop Institute features lectures, panels, and workshops dedicated to the study and advancement of issues of entrepreneurship and criminal justice in the community, 10 am-4 pm, English Department at Medgar Evers College, 1638 Bedford Ave. at Crown Street, http://www.bkhiphopfestival.com. Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle, SummerScreen film and music series, 6 pm, McCaren Park, N. 12th St. between Bedford and Berry Avenues http://www.summerscreen.org. London Fogg (British Invasion music) at Marine Park, 7 pm, Avenue U at Stuart Street.
Thursday, July 14: Thursday Nights at the Brooklyn Museum, free, 6-10 pm. Dummy Clap Film Festival is a celebration of Hip-Hop as told through the moving image. Screenings of old school films, documentaries, and shorts, 12-7 pm, English Department at Medgar Evers College http://www.bkhiphopfestival.com.
Friday, July 15: Rashida Bumbray is inspired by African American vernacular and folk forms including ring shouts, hoofing, and blues improvisation, 10:30 am, Brewer Park (Basketball Courts), Brooklyn Ave. and Prospect Place. Steeplechase Friday Night Acoustic Music for a weekly performance from a different artist, Steeplechase Beer Garden, 1904 Surf Ave. at W. 17th Street, 5 pm, Fridays until Sept. 9. FDNY Appreciation Night, enjoy a game along with Fire Safety & Education table, Bagpipers, Mascots Hot Dog and Siren; wear FD apparel or little league uniform. Children will get a Cyclones cap, proceeds will go to The FDNY Foundation, 6 pm, $15, MCU Park, 1904 Surf Ave. at W. 17th St. Babeland Customer Appreciation Day as the adult toy store teams up with Red Hook chocolatier Raaka Chocolate for a chocolate tasting with a pairing of cocktails and sex tips to match, 7 pm, Babeland, 462 Bergen St. between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Juice Hip-Hop Exhibition, emerging dancers, deejays, mc’s, beat makers, sneakerheads, and visual/graffiti artists to convene on one platform, 7-11 pm, $15, St. Ann’s Warehouse, 45 Water St. at New Dock Street. Hakim, Krar Collective, is a night of music from Egyptian and Ethiopian musicians, 7:30 pm, Prospect Park Band Shell, Prospect Park West and Ninth Street. Also at Prospect Park, Dreamland Roller Disco, roller diva Lola Star hosts a weekly skating dance party for grown-ups, Fridays, 7:30–10 pm until Oct. 14, $6, LeFrak Center at Lakeside, 171 East Dr. at Ocean Avenue. Comedy Quarterly-Summer Edition, 8 pm, $5, Bluebird, 504 Flatbush Ave. at Lefferts Avenue.
Friday Night Fireworks, Fridays, 9:30 pm until Aug. 27, Luna Park, West 10th St. and the Boardwalk.