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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, taxes are due edition

1. Scramble out to the spring edition of Brooklyn Queer Comedy Festival: Pastels Edition with some spectacular eggs in their basket to perform hilarious comedy for you all night long. (Monday, 3 Dollar Bill, $10)

2. Use your brains at Trivia Adventure, a multimedia trivia night that’s not crazy competitive and asks zero questions about sports, so join a team or bring your pals and settle in for good times. (Monday, C’mon Everybody, FREE)

3. There’s nothing to sneeze at during Seasonal Allergy Relief with Herbs and discover creative ways to support the immune system with botanical medicines and delicious recipes, and learn which medicinal herbs to reach for when symptoms need to be soothed. (Tuesday, Brooklyn Brainery, $20)

4. Step out of the dark and into the lightroom at Photography Editing Basics, which cover basic photo editing concepts such as making image adjustment, working with layers, and saving photos in different formats using Adobe Photoshop. (Tuesday, Powrplnt, $5-25 suggested))

5. Cross the pond for A Tale of Two Cities: Immigrant Foodways in London & NYC where Dina Begum and Naz Riahi compare the relationships between the immigrant experience, marketplaces, and food in these two major world cities, as well as in their own experiences. (Wednesday, MoFAD, $20)

6. Stretch your green thumb at Plant Club, and learn about plants and herbalism, and build herbal knowledge that goes beyond an “X plant for X issue” understanding. (Wednesday, Antidote Apothecary + Tea Bar, $10-30)

7. Anything can happen at PLAYdate #2 by FunWithFritz and practice your improvisation with on-stage drama re-enactments of audience member text message conversations, love advice with live examples, and two minute show and tell. (Thursday, Bizarre Bar, FREE)

8. Laugh back at Penis C.K. and Friends: A Night of Mocking Sex Offenders for a Good Cause where a comedienne will impersonate a famous sex offender outed by the #MeToo movement, because hey, they were asking for it. (Thursday, Union Hall, $8)

9. Submit to the memelords at Unreal Detournament: A Meme Panel that will have three of the internet’s best meme-makers together in one place to “shitpost irl,” featuring Gangster Popeye, Gayvapeshark, and Cory in the Abyss. (Friday, Pratt Institute, FREE)

10. Bring your work to Brooklyn Writers Space Reading for an evening of reading and discussion featuring Kimberly Torne, Powell Pittman, Sophie Grimes, and Mark Lilla. (Friday, Community Bookstore, FREE)

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