weekday events

I have been on vacation that is why the long hand listings.

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

Tuesday, Aug. 23:  Irish Night, Canny Brothers

Senator Marty Golden hosts an outdoor concert.

Where: 79th Street at Shore Road •  (718) 238–6044

When: 7 pm

Wednesday, Aug. 24: Marcy Plaza Farmers’ Market

Join the more than 1,500 Bedford-Stuyvesant residents who peruse and purchase healthy food and products from local producers.

Where: Fulton Street and Marcy Avenue

Web site: http://www.restorationplaza.org 

When: Wednesdays, 10 am–5 pm until Tuesday, Nov. 1

African Dance

Each session will feature an African dance-based workout. No partner or prior experience required. For older teens.

Where: Target Brooklyn Community Garden • 933 Bedford Ave. at Dekalb Avenue •  (2120 333–2552

Web site: http://www.nycgovparks.org 

When: Wednesdays, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm until Wednesday, Aug. 24.

Movies and Malt — “Galaxy Quest”

See the hilarious Star Trek spoof while sipping beers in the front yard of the Coney Island brewery.

Where: Coney Island Brewery • 1904 Surf Ave. at W. 17th Street

When: 7:30 pm

Summer Shake-Up at Triskelion Arts

A summer festival of dance artists with wide-ranging aesthetics.

Where: Triskelion Arts • 106 Calyer St. between Banker Street and Clifford Place•  (718) 389–3473 • info@triskelionarts.org

Web site: http://www.triskelionarts.org 

When: 7:30 pm

How much: $20 ($16 in advance)

Thursday, Aug. 25: 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 •  (718) 638–5000

Web site: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org 

When: Thursdays, 6– 10 pm



A variety show like you’ve never imagined. New York’s finest burlesque, circus, and cabaret artists come together for a whimsical night of surreal performances.

Where: House of Yes • 2 Wyckoff Ave. at Jefferson Street

Web site: http://www.houseofyes.org 

When: 7 pm

How much: $25 ($20 in advance)

Explore the heaveans

Come see the stars, planets and the moon from the park.

Where: Pier 1 entrance • Old Fulton St. and Furman Streets

Web site: http://www.nycgovprks.org 

When: Thursdays, 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm until Thursday, Aug. 25

Diabetes Support Group

Join the support group, which is facilitated by a certified diabetes educator, as they discuss the topic “Dealing with Diabetes During Emergency Situations.”

Where: New York Methodist Hospital • 506 Sixth St. between Seventh and Eighth avenues •  (866) 362–7148

Web site: http://www.nym.org 

When: 5–6 pm

Louis Armstrong House Museum hosts a free Jazzmobile Block Party on at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Corona. Festivities kick off at 4 p.m. with music by Steve Kroon & the Latin Jazz Sextet and the Grammy-nominated Merengue band Fulanit. http://louisarmstronghouse.org/news/article.php?Jazzmobile-Block-Party—Thursday-Aug.-25th—Free-Event-179

Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28: Charlie Parker Festival. This free, outdoor festival in honor of the legendary jazz saxophonist takes place in Marcus Garvey Park and Tompkins Square Park, respectively. Headliners this year include Jason Lindner and the Randy Weston African Rhythms Sextet. http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/events/category/charlie-parker-jazz-festival/

 Women at the Frontline of Mass Violence Worldwide exhibition opens with a panel discussion by Yahad-In Unum, curator of the exhibit, which aims to give voice to women who were victims of mass violence perpetrated in various countries and continents from World War II until today. http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=77073

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