week day events, Library Cafe closed Wednesday

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Library Cafe will be closed Wednesday and prior will close Tuesday 9:45 pm and Thursday open at 3 pm. The Library or the WEB should be open.

Monday: July 17th: Coney Island Movies on the Beach at Night. Mondays at 8:00 P.M. during July and August, a giant 40-foot inflatable screen turns the beach at West 10th Street into an outdoor movie theater. Tonight  shown is Landline.

Handball and Racquetball Tournament August 5 in Marine Park. They just had one there. They may break into into age groups. Marine Park was redone as I previously mentioned. There are bike and boat rentals, tennis, basketball, handball, baseball, weight machines, bocchi, biking, jogging and walking lanes around a mile track. There are many concerts and movies there. The field house has art and other exhibits.

Tuesday, July 18: Sumo Stew, 8-11 pm, 21+, $55. Watch sumo matches streamed live from Japan while eating chankonabe, the “sumo stew,” along with bento boxes, draft beer, and Japanese whiskey. Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N. 11th St. between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street.

Planetarium, 8 pm, $55 ($50 in advance).  A collaboration between Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner, and James McAlister, “Planetarium” is an expansive song cycle that explores the Sun, the Moon, the planets, and other celestial bodies of our solar system. Part of the annual outdoor Celebrate Brooklyn Festival. Prospect Park Band Shell, Prospect Park West and Ninth Street.

Wednesday, July 19: Understanding Dementia for Caregivers, 6 pm. CaringKind hosts a talk for those caring for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. RSVP required. Heights and Hills, 57 Willoughby St. between Lawrence and Jay Streets, fourth floor. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Please call the CaringKind 24-hour Helpline at (646) 744-2900 to register.

Flashback the ’70s, 9 pm, $15. Scarlett Lace presents a variety show of performances inspired by disco, punk rock, and New Wave. With Apathy Angel, Dottie Dynamo, Edie Nightcrawler, Kittyhawk Boone, and a disco dance contest. Cobra Club, 6 Wyckoff Ave. between Jefferson and Troutman Streets.

Comedians You Should Know, 9 pm, 21+, $5. The Chicago-style stand up showcase features Aaron Berg, Dave Hill, Michelle Wolf, Myq Kaplan, and more. The Gutter, 200 N. 14th St. between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue.

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