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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, generous laughs edition

1. Make your biz legit at So You Wanna Be an LLC? where you’ll learn the pros and cons of formalizing your business, the legal protections these entities provide and more, plus free pizza. (Monday, Brooklyn Cooperative, FREE w/RSVP)

2. Pop your questions at How to Buy an Engagement (or any kind of) Ring and get familiar with terminology, trends, and the do’s and don’ts of ring purchasing so you can shop with confidence. (Monday, Brooklyn Brainery, $10)

3. Sing a song at Tawanda’s Live Request: Comedy Show & Podcast Recording, where they’ll give out advice via song, plus a lineup of funny comics to discuss their favorite songs. (Tuesday, The Footlight, FREE)

4. Learn something new at Introduction to Astrology: The Planets and You and learn more about the planets in astrology and how they describe our different tendencies. (Tuesday, Catland, $15)

5. Discuss Brooklyn’s nuanced history at Gentrification 2.0: The Good, the Bad, and the Blurry and join Matthew Schuerman, Kay Hymowitz, and James Rodriguez for a balanced examination of a heated topic. (Wednesday, Brooklyn Historical Society, $15)

6. Give your laughs freely at Generous Laughs 2020: A RAICES Benefit Show, featuring a sparkling lineup of comedians and musical performers including Jennifer Vanilla, Jes Tom, Ladies Who Ranch, and so many more. (Wednesday, Littlefield, $10-12)

7. Join Jane at Project Assemble, a guerrilla, choose-your-own-adventure performance that transforms the mundane spaces of a well-known store in Brooklyn into a series of worlds, fantasies and meditations. (Thurs-Sun, Red Hook, $15-20)

8. Have a conversation to die for at The Art of Dying, a series for shared discussion and contemplation on death and dying where all topics are welcome, there are no taboos. (Thursday, Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, FREE)

9. Pet the pets at Adoptable Cat Meet & Greet and help cat rescue Cat Republic adopt out some cats and kittens from their full cages, so have a drink and meet some furry friends and learn more about adopting. (Friday, Brooklyn Brainery, FREE)

10. Keep it DIY at Show & Tell Artist Talk Series featuring members from The Rib and Tiger Strikes Asteroid to discuss what it means to be an artist-run space in 2020. (Friday, Trestle Gallery, FREE)

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