All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free.
Thursday, July 13: Grand Central Station free food and music mini-festival, 11 am-2 pm, Vanderbilt Hall. Tank and the Bangas concert, 12 pm, MetroTech Commons, Flatbush and Myrtle Ave. Brown Rice Family, 6-9 pm, the world group plays with a pop-up art gallery of portraits of Jaimie Walker at The Archway under the Manhattan Bridge, Water and Adman Streets. Foreign Minds Think Alike, 7 pm, free with museum admission. Happy hour drink specials and free screening if the Brooklyn based Caribbean American comedy, which follows Di Rass and his new dreams of a new life in Americas and travels to NYC. Brooklyn Museum.
Friday, July 14: Basteille Day Photography Exhibition and Cookie Fun, 7 pm. French photographer Stephanie Pfeiffer portraits and serves cookies. Michel and Augustin’s Banana Farm, 98 Fourth St at Bond St. Quantic, Tei Shi, Alex Anwandter, 7 pm, Prospect Park Band Shell, Prospect Park West and Ninth Street. Jazzy Jazz Festival 2017, 7-10 pm, tribute to Lena Horner at Medgar Evers College. Vinny Deponto: Mind Reader, 7:30 pm, $15. Union Hall, 702 Union St at Fifth Ave. Literati, 10 pm, $10, $8 in advance, comedians, Union Hall, 702 Union St at Fifth Ave. Divas Duets, burlesques duets, Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave. Coney Island Fireworks, 9:30-10 pm, best view on the boardwalk between W 10 st and W 15 St.