All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free.
Friday, Sept. 9: Miss Coney Island Burlesque Beauty Pageant as the audience chooses, live music, $25 Theater Seats, $10 Freak Bar Seats, online, or at the door. Advance purchase strongly recommended, 1208 Surf Ave, 10 pm, http://shop.coneyisland.com/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?search=action&category=MICI Saving Jamaica Bay is a documentary about a community’s fight to restore the largest open space in New York City. The director will attend the screening, 6:30 pm, $20 ($15 in advance), Prospect Park Picnic House, Prospect Park West and Fifth, http://www.prospectpark.org
Several days events: Book Antiquarian Fair features almost 100 antique book and ephemera dealers as well as a jam-packed agenda of special highlights, including interactive performances, a vintage photography exhibit, book signings, and hands-on workshops, among others. Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St. at Franklin Street, Friday, 6 pm to 9 pm, Saturday, 11 am to 7 pm, Sunday 11 am to 5 pm, $7-25. Educational Center with the giant aquarium filled with East River critters, the reading corner, Saturdays and Sundays, 1 pm to 5 pm until Sunday, Nov. 20, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6, Atlantic Avenue at Furman Street. Jazz Concert + Jam Sessions at The Brooklyn School of Music, Saturday, Sept. 17, 4–6 pm
Saturday, Sept. 24, 4–6 pm at Fowler Square, Lafayette Avenue at S. Elliott Place. Movie in the park https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/free_summer_movies. Family Day in Queens https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/keyword%20family%20day/f2016-09-10/t2016-09-10
Saturday, Sept. 10: Fort Greene Park Jazz Fest, 3-7 pm, performed by Eric Frazier and the Jazz Masters. Coney Island Laser Shows: The Beatles Laser, Light & Video Show, 11 pm, 15 – All tickets include: FREE LASER GLASSES at 1208 Surf Ave. Kite Festival, 11 am to 3 pm, kits will be available for purchase or you can bring your own at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Old Fulton St. and Furman Street. Topless Tempes is an all-female, all-nude production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” in Prospect Park, 5:30 pm, Prospect Park’s Music Pagoda, north end of the Nethermead, enter at Ocean Avenue and Lincoln Road. Essence Street Style Block Party from the media company dedicated to African-American women holds a block party during New York Fashion Week, featuring singer Ayo Jay, fashion shows, art, shopping, 12-7 pm, Manhattan Bridge Archway, Water Street between Anchorage Place and Adams Street. Mark Morris Dance Group Open House, 9 am-5 pm, a sampling of dance, music, and fitness classes, and performances at Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Ave. at Rockwell Place. Brooklyn Bike Jumble, 10 am to 4 pm, used and new bikes, accessories, starting around $50 and up at the Old Stone House-Washington Park, 336 Third St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. Labor Day Parade, 10 am, with Parade Grand Marshal James Callahan and Henry Garrido, Parade Route, 44th St. and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan. Southside Connex, 1 pm, with a lineup of local artists, health and wellness workshops, environmental justice and community resources, Havemeyer Street between S. Fourth and Grand Streets. Peace On Your Wings is a new musical based on the true story of Sadako Sasaki, a young girl who survived the Hiroshima bombings and went on to inspire an international peace movement, Friday, 7:30 pm,
Saturday, 2 pm and 7:30 pm, $35, $25, $15-students with ID at John Jay College Gerald Lynch Theater, 524 W. 59th St. Bargemusic Concert Saturdays, 4 pm to 5 pm until Sept. 24, Fulton Ferry Landing, Old Fulton Street and Furman Street. Brooklyn Jazz Wide Open 10th Anniversary Rent Party, 7-10 pm, $20, food and drinks at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, 58 Seventh Ave. between Lincoln and Saint Johns Places.
Sunday, Sept. 11: World’s Fair History Tour as you learn about how the 1939-40 and the 1964-65 World’s Fairs transformed Flushing Meadows Corona Park into the park we know of today, 11am-2 pm. This event repeats on the 2nd Sunday of every month till 10/9. Meet at the Unisphere as tours begin at 11 am, noon, and 1pm, first-come, first-served. Skate Jam in Riverside Park, 12-5 pm, competitions, open skate, a raffle, bring your board and full gear (helmet, elbow and knee pads), Skate Park at 108th Street in Riverside Park, Manhattan. The Economics of Menstruation, 9 pm, panel discussion of business, biological and socio-economic perspectives on the feminine hygiene market, The Hollows, 151 Bedford Ave. between N. Eighth and N. Ninth Streets. Hattie Carthan After Church Farmers’ Market, Sundays, 1–6 pm until Nov. 1, 49 Van Buren St. between Tompkins and Throop Avenues.