Still have no idea what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Here are your best bets for a good time come five o’clock Friday:
Steamboat Humor Reading
Where/When: Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton St, Friday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Why Go: Stop asking people to go apple picking with you because your friends aren’t farmers. Instead ask them to come to this month’s amazing, jam-packed STEAMBOAT humor reading featuring David Javerbaum, former writer for “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart, author of “The Last Testament”; Emma Koenig, author of “F@#k! I’m In My Twenties” and creator of the eponymous blog and other writers. RSVP on Facebook.
CANVAS: An all-day Celebration of Art & Entertainment
Where/When: Brooklyn Lyceum, 227 4th Ave, Saturday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m.
Why Go: A new-but-soon-to-be-legendary duo, Oxheart & The Gowanus Circus, are joining forces to bring a spectacular event to the Brooklyn Lyceum called CANVAS - an all-day three course celebration of art and entertainment for all ages. Here's the breakdown: Visual Art, Food Drive, City Stomp LIVE!, Face Painting, Circus, Concessions, Fire, Bake Sale, Music, Burlesque, plus much more!
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Park Slope Farmers Market
Where/When: Park Slope Farmers Market, 337 5th Ave, Saturday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: Come for real food in real weather, as the Park Slope Farmers Market now happens all year long! It’s on 4th Street, right off of Fifth Avenue, in Park Slope, every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The vendors are all local farmers and food producers who bring fresh, seasonal produce, breads, sustainable meats and fish, baked goods and small-batch specialties.
Free Muay Thai Kickboxing Class
Where/When: Class One Mixed Martial Arts & Crossfit, 85 4th Ave, Saturday, Jan. 19 at 3:30 p.m.
Why Go: Open House this Saturday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Professional Kickboxing World Champion, and trainer to champions in boxing, MMA & Muay Thai, Andrea Galbiati will be giving a free class during this open house. Come down for a great workout and learn some great fighting techniques. Don't forget to bring a friend!
Sunday Platform: "Living Martin Luther King Jr.’s Beloved Community"
Where/When: The Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, 53 Prospect Park W, Sunday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m.
Why Go: Come to the Sunday Platform: "Living Martin Luther King Jr.’s Beloved Community" with Greg Tewksbury and the Ethical Action Committee. Join a community conversation, listen to Martin Luther King’s own words, and then reflect about how his writing and action can inspire people to meet the dire challenges the world faces.
Trivia night at The Rock Shop! Hosted by Trivia Tryst
Where/When: The Rock Shop, 249 4th Ave, Sunday, Jan. 20 at 8:30 p.m.
Why Go: Don’t miss Sunday night trivia at The Rock Shop! Free to play. Bring your thinking caps and drinking shoes with you. Impress your friends with your big brain and win cash and prizes!