MySpace party! And 17 other social ways to spend your weekend

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Now THIS is a party. via Mashable

1. Celebrate Brooklyn is screening Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony, which looks at the role of music in the struggle against apartheid. (Friday)

2. Head to Littlefield’s Destination Moon for some otherworldly music and art. (Friday)

3. Take a trip back to the days of social media before Facebook at all-night rager MySpace The Party Episode IV: A New Mope at Glasslands. Bring your Top 8! (Friday)

4. Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club’s Classic Music Video Shuffle has bluegrass covers of 80s hits, three hours of music videos, and plenty of food trucks. We can only dream retirement will actually be this sweet. (Friday)

5. Hear some comedians heckle the characters in Saved by the Bell at Videology Late Night TV. (Friday)

6. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are moving on to Prospect Park for a Celebrate Brooklyn benefit show. (Saturday)

7. Try samples from over twenty craft breweries at Bushwick Beverages Beer & Wine Day Party. It’s a huge step up from your usual funnel cake street fairs. (Saturday)

8. Bike NY Street Skills’ Moms of Wheels class at Bicycle Roots will provide city cycling tips for both moms and kids. (Saturday)

9. This week’s Summer Thunder at Union Pool features Panache and the New York Night Train Party. (Saturday)

10. Check out Brooklyn’s longest running zine fest at Pete’s Candy Store. (Saturday)

11. Brooklyn Waterfront Artists’ Coalition Summer Art Show’s opening reception has jazz and booze from Cocktails with Chocolate. (Saturday)

12. Cheer on the Cyclones and flip off childhood cancer. (Saturday)

13. Dance like you know what you’re doing at this Brazilian Baile Funk Party. (Saturday)

14. Stomp and holler at The Mighty Fine’s concert at Hank’s Saloon. (Saturday)

15. Spend a couple days Out in the Streets at the only music festival on the border between Queens and Brooklyn. It’s actually a couple days out in a nice field, but that sounds nice too. (Saturday – Sunday)

16. Bike along the Brooklyn riviera from Greenpoint to Rockaway Beach with The Epic Ride. (Sunday)

17. See Tuff Sunshine and Johanna Samuels at Glasslands. (Sunday)

18. Spend your Sunday right with Tiki Disco at The Well. (Sunday)

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