Thursday and Friday Events

All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Most Brooklyn College events are in the Student Center (SUBO) unless noted. Almost all club events are open to all BC students in their area such as CLAS, SGS, GSO as designated on their ID. For example, an ethnic named club or club with associated with a major anyone can attend. Many are bars so check if under age. Many off campus events are bars so check if under age. If you can’t drink you might be able to eat there.

Thursday, Sep 7: Wonder Woman, Movie Night on the Quad, 6:30-10 pm. Refreshments and swag will be provided. Please bring a blanket to sit on. Movie starts at 7:30 pm.

Diversity Fair, 12:15- 2:15 pm, West Quad (rain location is Student Center).

Speech and Debate Tryouts, 12:30-2:30 pm, Student Forensics Club in the Student Center.
NAACP Meeting, 5-6 pm. Aviary Room (4th floor).

The Social History of Flatbush, 12:30 pm. Brooklyn Borough Historian Ron Schweiger presents a mini-class about the social history of Flatbush, from the 1600s to the 1800s. Offered through Brooklyn Lifelong Learning, Boylan Hall Room 3129. Check if open to all (718) 951–5647, bll@brooklyn.cuny.edu.

Off-Campus: The Amazing Acro-cats, Thursday and Friday, 8 pm. Saturday, 5 pm and 8 pm, Sunday, 2 pm and 5 pm, $25-$40. The Amazing Acro-cats featuring Tuna and the Rock Cats are a troupe of performing house cats. The adorable acrobats will ride skateboards, hit the drums, and leap through hoops and into your hear. Brooklyn Music School Theater, 126 St. Felix St. between Lafayette Avenue and Hanson Place. http://www.circuscats.com/acrocats
Tickets.

Espiritu Gitano Ensemble, 6 pm. The flamenco group performs at the Live at the Archway series. With art from sculptor Eleanor Kupencow. The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge, Water Street between Adams Street and Anchorage Place

Salman Rushdie, 8 pm, $34. The writer discusses his new novel, “The Golden House,” a modern American epic of love and terrorism, loss, and reinvention. Congregation Beth Elohim Early Childhood Center, Eighth Ave. and Garfield Place.

San Genaro Festivall in Little Italy, Manhattan till September 24.

Arts and Activism at the School of Visual Arts, Manhattan. http://svatheatre.com/events/continued-art-and-activism/
Seaport Music Festival till September 10. Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, the Make-Up, the Wolfmanhattan Project, Jean Grae, the Dance Cartel, and more. In addition to the performances, there will also be screenings, comedy, and dance throughout the weekend; check the website for more programming details. http://www.seaportmusicfestival.com/

Friday, Sept. 8: 9th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/5K Run for Ovarian Cancer, 8 am, $25-35. To celebrate the courage of ovarian cancer survivors and the strength of the families who’ve been touched by the disease, while spreading awareness to the general public and raising money for research. Prospect Park Bandshell, 141 Prospect Park West. Tickets.

Dance Film Festival, 7:30 pm, daily, till Saturday, $22 ($18 in advance). Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer St. between Banker Street and Clifford Place.

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