This weekend: Xmas eve klezmer, Jolly Bowl, bangers & mash

8, 10pm:
celebrate christmas eve with ‘a purely coincidental night of klezmer’ at barbes. $10 sug. donation.

live band karaoke contest, free doughnuts, drink specials, more at ‘jewltide‘. southpaw, $10.

8:30pm: brooklyn bowl’s annual jolly bowl is soundtracked by live bands playing tribal tunes. $10.

thru 1/31:
the ymcas at the park slope armory and prospect park are waiving their joiner’s fee (reg $85 and $121)

1-6pm: we’re not in england, but who cares? celebrate boxing day with free bangers + mash at park slope’s black horse pub, free.

11am, 3:30pm (last chance):
baboons, meerkats and pallas cats unwrap holiday ‘presents’ filled with treats for our amusement. prospect park zoo, free with $8 zoo admission.

thru 1/2: american ballet theatre brings a new, full-blown production of the nutcracker to bam, with tchaikovsky’s classic score performed by a live orchestra. $20+

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