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BHS and Brooklyn Based’s "Brooklyn on Screen" film series kicks off with a screening of Spike Lee’s seminal film, which details racial and ethnic tension on the hottest day in Brooklyn. 7 pm.
In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, Methodist hospital will offer free educational materials and giveaways. A NYM certified lactation consultant will be available to answer questions, as well. 10 am–3 pm.
Network with the Brooklyn real estate community and hear about the latest news in the borough, featuring Q&As with professionals in the field. Benefits to go to the Brooklyn Historical Society. Noon–2 pm.
BHS dusts off some of best kept collections secrets (skeletons included). Come uncover treasures from the former Long Island Historical Society’s cabinet of curiosities, which feature meteors, amulets, and runaway librarians. 6:30 pm.
Hear the tale of Kelly Brixi, a twenty-something gal whose lost her mojo and turns to the internet in search of a happy-ever-after analogue existence. Author Kim Masson is a Greenpoint resident and emeritus neighborhood journalist. 7 pm.
A variety show featuring comedy, music, dancing, and magic hosted by NPR’s Ophira Eisenberg and Funny or Die’s Adira Amram & The Experience. With standup by Naomi Ekperigin ("Broad City") and magician Matthew Holtzclaw (“Penn & Teller: Fool Us”). 7:30 pm.
Who makes NYC’s most authentic pizza? Explore the debate with pizza historian and a panel of Brooklyn’s top pizza makers who hail from an old-school slice shop, a historic coal-fired pizza parlor, a traditional Neapolitan pizzeria, and a new-school shop. 7 pm.
The offbeat artists chat with poet Tom Healy about American oddness and eccentricity. 8 pm.
New Wave icon and musician David Byrne and artist Stephen Powers join poet Tom Healy in a conversation on American oddness and eccentricity. 8 pm.
A free awareness group for patients who have experienced brain aneurysms or subarachnoid hemorrhages (SAHs). 9–11 am.
A support groups for caretakers of patients, and for patients themselves, experiencing cognitive deficits and/or memory loss. 5–7 pm.
A support group, led by a licensed social worker, for family members and friends caring for an older adult. 3–4:30 pm.
Audubon New York and the NYC Compost Project teach you how to transform food scraps into compost gold. Meet at the Shelter Pavilion inside McGolrick Park. 6 pm.
Twenty-five years after the August 1991 Crown Heights riot, BHS hosts a reflection on the history and future of Crown Heights. With performances and panel discussions on ideas of racial and ethnic relations, racial justice, and urban renewal. 6:30 pm.
Join some of NYC’s best bad women writers as they dominate culture writing with such verve and aplomb, you won’t even mind the coup. With Niina Polari, Natasha Stagg, Melissa Gira Grant, Chloe Caldwell, Jade Sharma, and Ruth Curry. 7 pm.
The group launches straight into performance mode to premiere their latest work. Reading will be Emma Brodie, Emily Greenberg, Jonathan Herzog, Nathaniel Kressen, Logan Medland, Heather Newberger, & Danielle Pollack. 5 pm.
Join a Summer Olympics viewing party! The viewing is accompanied by pop-up talks on memorable photos of past Olympic Games in exhibit "Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present." Includes a cash bar. 6–10 pm.
As the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn approaches, NYU Professor of History Nicole Eustace takes look at the pivotal role of emotion in reshaping power relations and reordering society in the critical decades leading up to the Revolution. 6:30 pm.
The band a place both wonderful and strange performs its live audio-visual-movement piece about the death of "Twin Peaks" character Laura Palmer. Stefano Black will also lecture on the occult in the works of David Lynch. 7 pm.
Join the support group, which is facilitated by a certified diabetes educator, as they discuss the topic "Dealing with Diabetes During Emergency Situations." 5–6 pm.
A free surgical weight reduction information seminar and support group meeting open to individuals interested in learning about surgical weight reduction, as well as those who have undergone surgical weight reduction. 6–8 pm.
Tobias Carroll celebrates the release of his eclectic, unearthly short story collection "Transitory." He will be joined by authors Lynn Steger Strong, Robert Lopez, and Tracy O’Neill for fiction and conversation. 7 pm.
A free support groups for caretakers of patients, and for patients themselves, experiencing cognitive deficits and/or memory loss. 1–3 pm.
Bestselling author and Washington Post columnist Sarah MacLean is back with the latest installment of her "Scandal and Scoundrel" book series 7 pm.
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