weekday events

All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free.

Tuesday, Aug. 16: Pitch Perfect film on the Red Hook waterfront has views of the harbor and the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop, 8:30 pm, Valentino Pier, Coffey Street at Ferris Street. Waterfront Workouts, pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso, Tuesdays, 7 pm until Sept. 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6, Atlantic Avenue at Furman Street. A Sound Affair with Carl Thomas, (Sinatra songs), Dyker Beach Park, 86th Street at 14th Avenue, 7 pm.

Wednesday, Aug. 17: Appropriating Revolution Opening Reception, 6–9 pm is an exhibit of artists who incorporate (and sometimes reinterpret) the symbols of past revolutions to inform their current socially-engaged work at The Old Stone House, 336 Third St. between Fourth and Fifth avenues. Movies and Malt-Manhattan as you see the Woody Allen classic comedy in the front yard of the Coney Island Brewery, 1904 Surf Ave. at W. 17th Street, 7:30 pm.

Thursday, Aug. 18: Thursday Nights at the Brooklyn Museum free admission to the museum’s many exhibits and galleries every Thursday, 6-10 pm. Also there is the 2016 Summer Olympics Viewing accompanied by pop-up talks on memorable photos of past Olympic Games in exhibit “Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present.” Includes a cash bar. 1776: Revolution and Emotion as the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn approaches, NYU Professor of History Nicole Eustace takes look at the pivotal role of emotion in reshaping power relations and reordering society in the critical decades leading up to the Revolution, 6:30 pm, Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street.  That Which Isn’t as playwright Matthew Freeman’s spare play about the limits of human forgiveness and the way we remember those we’ve left behind, Wednesdays-Saturdays, 8 pm, Sundays, 2 pm until Saturday, Aug. 20, at The Brick, 575 Metropolitan Ave. at Lorimer Street. Explore the Heavens as you see the stars, planets and the moon from the park, Thursdays, 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm until Thursday, Aug. 25, Pier 1 entrance, Old Fulton St. and Furman Streets. League of Their Own film as you get a view of the Manhattan skyline from Brooklyn Bridge Park, it says 6 pm and movies begin at sunset, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1, Furman Street at Old Fulton Street, (718) 222–9939,  http://www.brooklynbridgepark.org. Friday events in a few days.


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