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Wednesday, Aug. 5 (See map view)

Meryl Meisler’s "Purgatory & Paradise: SASSY ’70s Suburbia & The City juxtaposes" intimate images of home life on Long Island alongside NYC street and night life. 11 am–midnight.

This collaboration between Brooklyn-based artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller features immersive environments that invite visitors to engage with the work, and to question consumer culture, religious traditions, and the urban environment. 11 am–6 pm.

Brooklyn-born artist Jean-Michel Basquiat filled notebooks with writing and sketches ranging from street life to themes of race, class, and world history. "Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks" features 160 pages of these documents. 11 am–6 pm.

The Rise of Sneaker Culture is the first exhibition to explore the complex social history and cultural significance of the footwear now worn by billions of people throughout the world. The exhibition, which includes approximately 150 pairs of sneakers, looks at the evolution of the sneaker from its beginnings to its current role as status symbol and urban icon. 11 am–6 pm.

Toddlers enjoy a new hands-on experience for our littlest learners! 11:30 am.

BHS’s photography and correspondence collection reveals the personal stories of Brooklyn soldiers and their families during the American Civil War, uncovering tales that are often moving, light-hearted, and tragic at the same time. Noon– 5 pm.

Brooklyn Historical Society’s exhibition tells the story of the creation of the Brooklyn sewer system through a historical look at four corners of Kings County: Flatlands, Bushwick, Coney Island, and Fort Greene. Noon–5 pm.

For those 60 and older. Noon–1 pm.

JASA Luna Park Senior Center holds computer classes for seniors, open to those of all levels. 1–2 pm.

Tour takes about two hours. Reservations are recommended. 1 pm.

For those 60 and older. 2 pm.

Children 7 to 12 years old explore the gardens and connect with nature. 2 pm to 4 pm.

An inclusive place where children of all abilities can engage with peers and explore their senses. 2 pm to 4 pm.

Free workshop for seniors, focusing on both mental and physical exercises. 2 pm.

Part of the "Garden Groove" series, presented by BAM. 5 pm.

Outdoor film in McCarren Park, with food vendors and live music. Movie starts at sundown. 6 pm.

In this installation dance piece by Walter Dundervill, performers engage in a practice of collective unconscious communication driving a series of sensory-based actions and rituals. 6–9 pm.

In this installation dance piece, choreographer Walter Dundervill, dresses his performers in elaborate costumes, blocks them in with plexiglass, and ties them together with ribbon while they engage in improvised, collaborative movement rituals. The audience is welcome to enter or leave at any time. 6–9 pm.

IBO is hosting a Pitch Night at the Family Center For Autism with Kristin Thorne from WABC-TV. Kristin will discuss how she determines what is newsworthy. Attendees will have one minute to pitch their best idea to Kristin for a potential story for ABC! Kristin will give feedback on the ideas pitched. 6–8 pm.

IBO is hosting a Pitch Night at the Family Center For Autism with Kristin Thorne from WABC-TV. Kristin will discuss how she determines what is newsworthy. Attendees will have one minute to pitch their best idea to Kristin for a potential story for ABC! Kristin will give feedback on the ideas pitched. 6–8 pm.

Part of the "Garden Groove" series, presented by BAM. 6:30 pm.

Movies under the stars in Prospect Park. Entertainment starts at 7 pm, movie starts at sundown. For tweens and teens. 7 pm.

At a time of controversial police actions, debates over public education, and poverty, Luther Campbell’s biography "The Book of Luke" shows how one person can change a community and a country. 7–9 pm.

In "The Sex Myth," Rachel Hills blends sociology, popular culture, and powerful personal stories to present a new perspective on our collective sex lives. 7 pm.

Weekly screening of a film by American filmmaker and writer Ric Burns. 7:30 pm.

Standup comedy, hosted by Max Silvestri. 8 pm.

A pun competition hosted by Fred and Jo Firestone, a self-proclaimed “Rodney Dangerfield impersonator” and his comedian daughter. 8 pm.

Standup comedy, hosted by Max Silvestri. 8 pm.

SNL’s Sasheer Zamata likes to party, spend time with friends and do shows. There will be laughter, merriment, and alcohol. 8:30 pm.

Brooklyn Theatre Club presents a staged reading of the musical comedy about kids competing in a spelling championship. Members of the audience are invited to join the cast for some roles. 8:30 PM.

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