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The 10 best cheap things to do this week, fire edition

1. Burn off those frozen margs at NYRR Brooklyn R-U-N 5K. Run a 3.1 mile loop at Prospect Park for a new kind of summer evening happy hour. After the race, take part in summer games like corn hole, giant checkers, and giant Jenga. (Monday, Prospect Park, $15+)

2. Turn up the heat at Open Flame. Enjoy a comedy open mic where LGBTQ voices test out new material and see new up and coming queer comedians. (Monday, Mood Ring, FREE)

3. Blow your mind at Dungeons & Drag Kings. Meet amazing drag kings, watch burlesque, get educated with some kink demos, and play some trivia, too. (Monday, The Way Station, $10+)

4. Fix your clothes at Not Your Grandma’s Sewing Circle: Denim Swap, Repair, and Revamp. Come in with jeans you hate and leave with jeans you love. Got some denim with snags? You’ll learn how to sew ’em right up! (Tuesday, Areté Venue & Gallery, $15+)

5. Beef up your sketching skills at Drink & Draw Wednesdays. Sip a drink, draw a live model, and get creative. FYI: you can also BYOB at this shindig. (Wednesday, The Living Gallery, $10)

6. It’s always Halloween at Summertime Halloween Comedy Show. Have that second Halloween you deserve with some shared laughs. Featuring comedians Christi Chiello, Molly Austin, Sydnee Washington, Marie Faustin, and Free the Mind Band. (Wednesday, House of Wax, $12)

7. Relive prom, 1990s style at DJ StereOtype’s 1990s Retro Prom BK Dance Party. Serve your best 90s look, dance the night away, and take awesome group photo prom shots. It’ll be better than high school. (Wednesday, Sunnyvale, $5)

8. Experiment with beer science at Beer Freak Show. Taste test a mad and reckless beer experiment with new notes and infusions. (Thursday, Coney Island Brewery, FREE)

9. Stretch out at Drunk Yoga. Do your best downward facing dog at Our Wicked Lady’s rooftop with a buzzy happy hour to kick things off. Practice poses for 45 minutes on the mat and then enjoy a 15 minute “wine down.” (Thursday, Our Wicked Lady, $35)

10. The best woman wins at Dollylujah: A Celebration of Dolly Parton Featuring Doll Parts. Enjoy badass Dolly Parton covers via Doll Parts cover band. Be a true diamond in a rhinestone world. (Thursday, Industry City Courtyard, $10)

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