Thursday and Friday events

Thursday, Aug. 4:
Thursday Nights at the Brooklyn Museum
Free admission to the museum’s many exhibits and galleries every Thursday evening, sponsored by Squarespace.
Where: Brooklyn Museum • 200 Eastern Pkwy. at Washington Avenue • Tel: (718) 638–5000
When: Thursdays, 6– 10 pm
Weird America — David Byrne and Stephen Powers in Conversation
The offbeat artists chat with poet Tom Healy about American oddness and eccentricity.
Where: Brooklyn Museum • 200 Eastern Pkwy. at Washington Avenue • Tel: (718) 638–5000 • sarah.lukacher@brooklynmuseum.org
When: 8 pm
How much: $16
 
“Run Lola Run,” 2001
A screening of the 1998 cult classic with a live score performed by London trio The Bays, whose music appears in the film. Followed by a performance by the Brooklyn experimental pop duo. As part of BRIC’s Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.
Where: Prospect Park Band Shell • Prospect Park West and Ninth Street • Tel:(718) 965–8900
When: 7:30 pm
Explore the heaveans
Come see the stars, planets and the moon from the park.
Where: Pier 1 entrance • Old Fulton St. and Furman Streets
When: Thursdays, 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm until Thursday, Aug. 25
Literari — A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written
Comedians Colin O’Brien and Michael Wolf host a fake author reading, with guests Cole Escola, Mitra Jouhari, Matt Gehring, and Nicole Silverberg
Where: Union Hall • 702 Union St. at Fifth Avenue • Tel: (718) 638–4400
When: 10 pm
How much: $8 ($6 in advance)
 
Fishing nite
Prospect Park Alliance welcomes families to an introductory catch-and-release fishing class. Our experienced naturalists will teach participants how to tie a fishing knot, attach bait, and cast a line to a try and hook a fish! Families and children ages 8 years and older are welcome to participate. All equipment and light snacks will be provided. Advance registration is required
Where: Prospect Park Audubon Center • Enter park at Lincoln Road and Ocean Avenue • Tel: (718) 287–3400
When: 6pm to 8 pm
How much: $5 per person

 Brooklyn Pizza: The Search for Authenticity

Who makes NYC’s most authentic pizza? Explore the debate with pizza historian and a panel of Brooklyn’s top pizza makers who hail from an old-school slice shop, a historic coal-fired pizza parlor, a traditional Neapolitan pizzeria, and a new-school shop.
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society • 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street • Tel:(718) 222–4111
When: 7 pm
How much: $12
“The Sandlot”
Partnering with the Brooklyn Hospital Center’s Young Leadership Council, come and enjoy this family friendly movie on the Lawn. (Corner of Washington Park and Myrtle Ave.)
Where: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center • Enter park at Myrtle Avenue and Washington Park • Tel: (718) 722–3218
When: 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Friday, Aug 5:
Morgan Heritage, British Dependency
A night of reggae music, as part of BRIC’s Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.
Where: Prospect Park Band Shell • Prospect Park West and Ninth Street • Tel:(718) 965–8900
When: 7:30 pm
Cartuna
The Brooklyn Fire Proof Summer Screening Series presents a night of animated comedy for adults.
Where: The Alley • 119 Ingraham St. between Porter and Knickerbocker avenues
When: 8 pm
Friday Night Fireworks!
When the sun goes down, the lights come up with fireworks – – painting the skyline with vivid color seen from miles away in the darkest of nights.
Where: Luna Park • West 10th St. and the Boardwalk
When: Fridays, 9:30 pm until Saturday, Aug. 27
How much: Free (rides, entertainment extra)
 
Isabahlia Ladies of Elegance Foundation Farmers’ Market
Peruse and purchase healthy food and products from local producers.
Where: Rockaway Avenue and Sutter Avenue
When: Fridays, Noon–5 pm until Tuesday, Nov. 1
Steeplechase Friday Night Acoustic Music
Regina Opera at Summer Stroll
The company will perform opera songs and popular selections.
Where: Summer Stroll Concert Stage • 7414 Third Ave. between 74th Street and Bay Ridge Parkway • Tel: (718) 259–2772 • info@reginaopera.org
When: 7 pm
Dreamland Roller Disco
Roller diva Lola Star hosts a weekly skating dance party for grown-ups.
Where: LeFrak Center at Lakeside • 171 East Dr. at Ocean Avenue • Tel: (718) 462–0010
When: Fridays, 7:30–10 pm until Friday, Oct. 14
How much: $6
 
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