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Wednesday, May 27 (See map view)

Interfaith Medical Center presents a free lecture as part of the hospital’s monthly adult education sries. 6–7 pm.

Cult filmmaker John Waters discusses the paperback book launch of "Carsick," an account of his trek from Baltimore to San Francisco and the characters he meets along the open road. 7 pm.

Thursday, May 28 (See map view)

Historian Judith Wellman shines a spotlight on the founding, growth, disappearance, and rediscovery of Brooklyn’s Weeksville, one of the largest free black communities in 19th century America in her new book, "Brooklyn’s Promised Land: The Free Black Community of Weeksville, New York." 6:30 pm.

PowerHouse Books authors Richard Lewis and Carl Nicholas Titolo launch "Reflections from Hell," a darkly comedic collaboration. 7 pm.

Storytelling series. This month, storytellers have been invited to interpret the theme of the current Open Source Gallery installation "Yun Woo Choi’s Endless, Seamless," however they choose. Storytellers include Erica Rivaflowz Buddington, Mark Pagan, Anna Saini, and Ray Volta. 8 pm.

Friday, May 29 (See map view)

Releasing their book of photography from the "On Foot: Brooklyn" project. There will be a show of printed photographs, a reception, interview with the artists, and a multi-media show. 7–10 pm.

Storytellers and comedians Elna Baker, Brooke Arnold, and Kendra Cunningham tell stories and receive advice from clinical psychologist Wilson McDermut. Hosted by Lynn Bixenspan and Morgan Pielli. 8 pm.

Saturday, May 30 (See map view)

Free English classes. Activities focusing on improving English speaking and comprehension skills through games, lessons and conversations, 1–2:30 pm.

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists’ Coalition hosts "The Word Cabaret," a reading series featuring a variety of Brooklyn-based wordsmiths, storytellers, playwrights, essayists, novelists, comics, spoken word artists. 4 pm.

Sunday, May 31 (See map view)

Learn the history of Brooklyn through the lens of the Brooklyn Historical Society building in this hour-long tour. Longtime Brooklyn residents and first-time visitors alike will learn details about the building and borough. 1 pm.

Tour several Brooklyn Heights pubs closely connected to some of the literary greats. 1 pm.

Jennifer Armstrong is the co-founder and editor of the website Sexy Feminist, and co-author of the nonfiction book "Sexy Feminism." 2 pm.

Monday, June 1 (See map view)

Brandon Doman presents "What’s Your Story?" a culmination of “The Strangers Project,” in which Doman asked strangers one simple yet revealing question and received hundreds of candid responses. 7 pm.

Tuesday, June 2 (See map view)

The Sheepshead Bay chapter of Business Network International meets to network and discuss business opportunities. 7–8:30 am.

Writer and filmmaker Sebastian Junger, of "The Perfect Storm," “Restrepo,” and many more books and films, explores soldiers, combat, and how to bring our veterans home in this latest film. Join him for a talk following the screening. 6:30 pm.

Rebecca Dinerstein discusses the themes of looking for solitude and finding companionship in her debut novel, "The Sunlit Night," with Darin Strauss (“Half a Life”). 7 pm.

Wednesday, June 3 (See map view)

Acclaimed designer and illustrator Dan Stiles talks his new book collection "One Thing Leads to Another," a compilation of over 200 concert posters Stiles designed for artists from Sonic Youth to Feist. 7 pm.

Thursday, June 4 (See map view)

Journalist Pamela Newkirk as she shares the story of Ota Benga, an African man who was used as a zoo exhibit in NYC in 1906, and explores the evolution of science and race relations in the early 20th century in her book "Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga." 6:30 pm.

Debut novelists Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite launch "War of the Encyclopaedists" with author Phil Klay (“Redeployment”) in which war and coming-of-age stories converge. 7 pm.

Friday, June 5 (See map view)

Will Davies shares his new book "The Happiness Industry," an exploration of the recent obsession with quantifying happiness. New School philosophy professor Simon Critchley joins. 7 pm.

Saturday, June 6 (See map view)

Free English classes. Activities focusing on improving English speaking and comprehension skills through games, lessons and conversations, 1–2:30 pm.

Sunday, June 7 (See map view)

Learn the history of Brooklyn through the lens of the Brooklyn Historical Society building in this hour-long tour. Longtime Brooklyn residents and first-time visitors alike will learn details about the building and borough. 1 pm.

Tour several Brooklyn Heights pubs closely connected to some of the literary greats. 1 pm.

Monday, June 8 (See map view)

Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz presents her provocative documentary about being a biracial woman who grew up believing she was white. This screening and discussion of "Little White Lie" continues the annual “What Are You?” program series, which explores mixed heritage and identity. 6:30 pm.

Tuesday, June 9 (See map view)

The Sheepshead Bay chapter of Business Network International meets to network and discuss business opportunities. 7–8:30 am.

Wednesday, June 10 (See map view)

Authors Dwyer and Peyser shine a light on the rivalry between first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt, a liberal icon, and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, a Republican and critic of FDR’s administration in "Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth." 6:30 pm.

Saturday, June 13 (See map view)

Free English classes. Activities focusing on improving English speaking and comprehension skills through games, lessons and conversations, 1–2:30 pm.

Sunday, June 14 (See map view)

Learn the history of Brooklyn through the lens of the Brooklyn Historical Society building in this hour-long tour. Longtime Brooklyn residents and first-time visitors alike will learn details about the building and borough. 1 pm.

Tour several Brooklyn Heights pubs closely connected to some of the literary greats. 1 pm.

Monday, June 15 (See map view)

Screening of "The Messenger," which follows on the journey of two soldiers who have the difficult task of notifying the families of fallen soldiers. Film scholar David LaRocca former marine Edward Walsh discuss after. 6:30 pm.

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