Wednesday to Friday events

Campus Walking Tour of Brooklyn College almost daily week days. All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Many are bars so check if under age. If you can’t drink you might be able to eat there.

Wednesday July 5: Out of The Blue Classic Rock & Dance at Marine Park, Fillmore Ave. Marine Parkway. Live at the Archway, Coney Island Circus Sideshow, Angry Bird’s Universe, Music in the Grove, Drones: Is the Sky the Limit? See past postings.

Punderdome 3000, 8 pm, $10 ($8 in advance). The punniest competition with 18 contestants in their battle to see who can spontaneously come up with the best puns. Littlefield Bar, 635 Sackett St. between Third and Fourth Avenues.

Giglio, weekdays, 6 pm to 11 pm, Saturdays, 6 pm to midnight, Sundays, Noon to 11 pm until Sunday, July 16. Free but food, rides, artwork and activities have separate fees. Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel with the traditional Giglio. Community feast honors Saint Paolino and features faith, food, music, neighborhood pride, history, colorful cultural celebrations, and international visitors. The festival is capped with 125 men lifting a four-ton tower during the “Dance of the Giglio.” There will be an opening mass on July 5 at 7pm, a special children’s Giglio Lift on July 6 at 6 pm; Distribution of Blessed Bread on July 8 beginning at 11; am; Mass on July 9th – Giglio lift at 2 pm; Old Timer’s Giglio Lift on July 15 at 4 pm; and Procession of the Statue of our Lady of Mt. Carmel beginning at 1:30 pm on July 16. Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 275 North 8th Street at Havemeyer Street.

Thursday, July 6: Pilobolus, 8 pm. Prospect Park Band Shell, Prospect Park West and Ninth Street. Jazz on the Pier, dusk or about 8:30 pm. Pier 46 at Charles Street, Manhattan, Greenwich Village Manhattan.

Friday, July 7:  Jazzy Jazz Festival 2017, 7-10pm Fridays this summer. A weekly jazz tribute to the music of Lena Horne. Medgar Evers College, 1638 Bedford Ave. at Crown Street. (718) 270–5140, crawford@mec.cuny.edu. Musiq Soulchild, People’s Champs, 7:30 pm. Prospect Park Band Shell, Prospect Park West and Ninth Street.  The Kevin McDonald Show, 8 pm, daily, till Saturday, 21+, $20 ($15 in advance). Former Kid In The Hall Kevin McDonald hosts a live, old-school variety show complete with famous friends, musical acts, original sketches, and general tomfoolery. Union Hall, 702 Union St. at Fifth Avenue. Tickets. 

Coney Island Fireworks, 9:30-10 pm. For the best view, locate yourself on the boardwalk or beach between West 10th Street and West 15th Street, Coney Island. Sunset on the Hudson, Max Gallico and Friends, 7 pm, on Pier 45 at Christopher St, Greenwich Village Manhattan. Art Installation, 10 am to 7 pm, daily till Monday, July 17. Love the park? share your art, hosted by the Prospect Park Alliance, the open call is on for inclusion into the Connective Project, an immersive community art installation. The pieces, uploaded in moments, will adorn a field of thousands of pinwheels to create an undulating wave of color that blankets the two-and-half acre Rose Garden. Rose Garden, Prospect Park, Flatbush Ave. at Empire Blvd. Take the path closest to Flatbush Ave opposite the arch and not the main loop which is wider and more crowded path for bikers and joggers.

 

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