Thanksgiving movies, and 11 other free things to do this week

Time for some seasonal movies and bitter betrayal.

Time for some seasonal movies and bitter betrayal.

1. Go tell the folks at Brooklyn, Stand Up!! how thankful you are for their free jokes. (Monday)

2. Don’t forget to go to Brooklyn Public Philosophers’ talk Memory Holes, where they’ll be discussing memory manipulation and the self. (Monday)

3. Filthy Stinking Rich is Brooklyn’s most expensive free comedy show, so wear your good monocle to this one. (Monday)

4. BookCourt hosts a panel discussion of Dark Girls, a book exploring the experiences of and celebrating dark-skinned women. (Monday)

5. Do something besides gorging this Thanksgiving and check out all the ways you can give back. (Monday-Friday)

6. Explore the surprisingly influential Houston hip hop scene with the author and photographer of Houston Rap Tapes. (Tuesday)

7. Check out Sami and Sarah, a banjo-ukelele duo that draws upon sounds from Brazilian samba, early jazz, traditional country, and American animation soundtracks. (Tuesday)

8. The free pizza alarm is ringing for the Park Slope Two Boots opening, but make sure you don’t eat so much that you’re full on Thanksgiving Day itself (Tuesday)

9. Shine at Star Wars Trivia Night, you should. (Wednesday)

10. Good grief, Videology’s showing Thanksgiving movies all day. (Thursday)

11. Brian Charette Trio brings some mean organ solos to The Classon Social Club. (Friday)

12. Cope with your dysfunctional family with the help of some films about people who have it slightly worse than you do. (Friday)