Moonwalk on skates, and 17 other funky things to do this weekend

Roll up in the rink like
Roll up in the rink like

1. Before Citizens plays at Webster Hall, they’re giving a free show at Fred Perry Brooklyn Surplus Shop. (Friday)

2. Roth-toberfest is the Van Halen pig roast we never realized we were missing. (Friday)

3. Making Movies creates a sound that sounds like Buena Vista Social Club jamming with Jimi Hendrix. Hear them free at the Knitting Factory. (Friday)

4. Jazz at the Tea Lounge is a free chance to hear good music and force yourself to be classy. (Friday)

5. Allo Darlin’ has ukeleles and lapsteels so we bet their sound is even more charming than their name. (Friday)

6. Rapid Same Question explores the role of speed and pacing its artists’ work. Don’t be late to the opening reception. (Friday)

7. Practice your moonwalk on wheels at this Thriller-themed skate party. (Friday)

8. Party with Romy and Michele at the skint’s Time After Time dance party. (Saturday)

9. Your admission to Greenpoint Comedy Night includes two Brooklyn Brewery beers and probably more than two laughs, especially with Chris Gethard headlining. (Saturday)

10. We hope you don’t get any rocks at the October Vegan Shop-Up. (Saturday)

11. You can have fun at the Greenpoint YMCA even if you’re not young or male or Christian. (Saturday)

12. Recycle that giant desktop computer you’ve been using as a paperweight at the Flatbush Food Co-op. (Saturday)

13. STEM could use a lot more women of color, so this career panel’s encouraging girls to go build spaceships and design cool apps and cure things. (Saturday)

14. It might be fall, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a good old fashioned jamboree and barbecue (with a make-your-own- candy apple stand) at the Prospect Park skating rink. (Saturday)

15. Celebrate Fela Kuti’s birthday with the all-day Fela Frolic party at BRIC. (Saturday)

16. The Gay Graves Tour explores the LGBT history buried in Green-Wood Cemetery. (Sunday)

17. The Red Hook Initiative Clothing Swap gives and the Clothing Swap takes. (Sunday)

18. Learn about and dance to Bushwick in the 70s at Disco Era Nightz. (Sunday)

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