5pm-3am (thru Saturday): Puppets Jazz Bar (South Park Slope) is facing the possibility they may have to close their doors. help to keep them open at this two-day fundraiser. no cover, pay what you can.
3pm: Support Greenpoint Open Studios with a good old-fashioned water balloon fight + have the chance to win cash money. Undia St. mural (West st. + the East River), $10.
10am-4pm: Jupiter’s Motorcycles hosts the first annual Gowanus block party/motorcycle, car + art show. Human foosball(?!), trike racing for the kids, grub from local vendors, plus a free after party @ Littlefield. 8th st btwn 2nd + 3rd aves.
12-5pm: Celebrate Michael Jackson’s birthday with Spike Lee, tunes spun by DJ Spinna, more. Prospect Park’s nethermead, free.
1-5pm: 2x2x2 bbq! NYC Daily Deals will be grillin’ up $2 franks and burgers and serving $2 well drinks and beer in honor of their second birthday. bonus: raffles! bell house, free admission (rsvp).
gates @ 2pm: ‘super special guests!’ close out this year’s Jelly Pool Parties with some help from Delorean and Dominique Young Unique. east river state park, free.
9am-6pm (+ 9/4-5): Borough Park’s Maple Lanes celebrates 50 years (!) with 50-cent games
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