Get Out! The Weekend Guide

Our picks for fun and local weekend events.

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:

Where/When: , Prospect Park W & 9th St, Friday July 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Why Go: The outspoken Algerian songbird SOUAD MASSI is one of the most original and captivating voices to come out of North Africa in a generation, with a stylistic range that runs the gamut from Western folk, rock and country to flamenco, Arab street pop and the chaabi music of her home.

Cost: FREE!

Where/When: , 376 9th St, Friday July 6 at 8 p.m.

Why Go: Come see the Avant-siren chanteuse Carol Lipnik with her wildly eclectic accompanist, the acclaimed pianist/ multi-instrumentalist, Dred Scott, conjure an authentic Coney Island Parlor Punk that is by turns, phantasmagorical, carnivalesque, gleefully macabre, and compelling.

Cost: $10 

Where/When: , 85 4th Ave, Friday July 6 at 8 p.m.

Why Go: Come sharpen your punch and kick at the free women’s self-defense class every Friday at 8 p.m. The goal is to teach practical ways to defend against an attacker. Every woman should have access to women’s self-defense training in a positive and empowering setting, for free.

Cost: FREE!

Where/When: , Lincoln Rd & Ocean Ave, Saturday July 7 at 1 p.m.

Why Go: This free program offers kids quality fishing instruction and an introduction to aquatic ecology. Children 15 and under, accompanied by parent/guardian, will learn about recreational fishing, fishing safety and fish-friendly techniques, all while casting their lines on a spectacular summer day in the Park!  

Cost: FREE!

Where/When: , 200 Eastern Pkwy, Saturday July 7 at 5 p.m.

Why Go: Brooklyn Museum's First Saturday celebrates the last weekend of the exhibition Keith Haring: 1978-1982 with a free evening of performances and activities that bring to life the vibrant New York art scene of the 1980s. 

Cost: FREE!

Where/When: , 702 Union St, Saturday July 7 at 11:45 p.m.

Why Go: DJ Orion and friends are throwing a house party at Union Hall, and you're invited! Come get down to the music you'd hear at a Brooklyn house party: 80s pop, 90s hip-hop, current hits and classic party jams. No cover, no velvet rope, just good people and good times!

Cost: FREE! 

Where/When: , 338 6th Ave, Sunday July 8 at 12:30 p.m.

Why Go: Rudyard Kipling's 1894 fables of India sweeps through this Park Slope puppet house with an original song score. The characters are adapted for Marionettes. Suggested for ages 4 and up.

Cost: FREE!


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