Be as Cool as Dar Williams, and 14 more ways to have a chill post-Xmas weekend

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Dar is ready to help you pack up your holiday (#8)

1. If you love beats and don’t want to spend the evening alone, head to TBA Brooklyn for Christmas for Techno Orphans: a potluck dinner followed by dancing to Eddie Krilov, Lera, Connie b2b Maksim, and more. (Friday, FREE)

2. Wind down from all the Chrismasness at Freddy’s while watching It’s a Wonderful Lifebackwards. (Friday, FREE)

3. Feel the tropical post-holiday beat at Bembe’s Xmas Call to Drum, with Afro-Caribbean sounds from DJ Dirtyfinger and 2melo. (Friday, FREE)

4. Work off some of that eggnog at Brooklyn Bowl’s Family Bowl—it’s free all day, so bring the whole crew. (Saturday, FREE)

5. Get in touch with nature by participating in the Christmas Bird Count in Prospect Park. (Saturday, FREE)

6. Squeeze in one final bit of Christmas at Kumble Theater with A Night of Gospel Laughs, featuring classic carols and Christian comedians. (Saturday, $30)

7. Or get more secular laughs at Comic Sans: Holiday Let-Down Edition, featuring Joe Dixon, Kwasi Mensah, Oniyide Francis, and more. (Saturday, FREE)

8. Sway to Dar Williams’s dulcet pop-folk tones at her show Christians, Pagans, and Other Hipsters, with special guest Lucy Wainwright Roche. (Saturday, $25)

9. Shake it on down at Tender Trap’s Saturdazed: Xmas Is Over, with raucous dance music from DJ Dirtyfinger, Dhundee, and Dirtyboogie. (Saturday, FREE)

10. Or for a more mellow dance party, show off your cutest sleepwear at the skint’s PJs ‘n DJs, with DJs Brian Blackout and Doctor Mister keeping you awake with indie and electropop. (Saturday, FREE)

11. Or for a classic rap dance party vibe, head to Friends & Lovers for Future Old School, with tunes by Grandwizzard Theodore, Dash Speaks, and Friends With Benefits. (Saturday, $5)

12. Spend the day watching space spoofs at Obsolete Cinema’s The Farce Awakens: a triple-feature with Star Wars Holiday Special, Hardware Wars, and the timeless classic Spaceballs. (Sunday, FREE)

13. Get some laughs at the weekly Comedy at the Knitting Factory, with Will Miles, Clark Jones, and Kenny DeForest. (Sunday, FREE)

14. Express your poetic self — or just listen to others express theirs — at the Bay Ridge Poets Society monthly meeting. (Sunday, FREE)

15. Give some comedians a break as they try out untested material a the 1-year anniversary of New Bits, with Joel Kim Booster, Mary Houlihan, Rekha Shankar, Nathan Yaffe, and many more. (Sunday, FREE)

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