event roundups

The 20 best things to do this weekend, feline edition

1. Sparks fly at Friday Night Fireworks at Coney Island. Grab a Mermaid Pilsner and watch fireworks on the beach. Fireworks begin at dusk. (Friday, Coney Island, FREE)

2. Share major laughs at Kweendom. Enjoy a night of LGBTQ comedy and storytelling that’s sure to make Mike Pence uncomfortable. The show is FREE, but this month they’ll be collecting donations for Immigration Equality with a match for the first $50. (Friday, Pete’s Candy Store, FREE)

3. Fancy a flick? Check out Skyline Drive-In: Private Buckaroo. Bring a picnic, enjoy the sunset, and watch a classic film. (Friday, Office Ops Rooftop, $20)

4. Laugh it out at Party Animals. A free comedy show in Bushwick with six comedians and a free drink raffle. (Friday, The Platform Cafe, FREE)

5. Duets are the best: Multiple Partners, a Coney Island burlesque duets from the best, brightest, and bizarre performers. Get enchanted by over ten dynamic burlesque dancers. (Friday, Sideshows by the Seashore, $15)

6. Sing your heart out at Karaoke Tremendous. Bust out your favorite tunes, no matter the key. (Friday, Union Hall, FREE)

7. Push those pedals at Epic Ride, a 25-40 mile long bike ride along Brooklyn’s waterfront from Greenpoint to Riis Park Beach. Participants will discover hidden and far flung neighborhoods; pedal through city, state, and national parks; and take in spectacular city views along the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. (Saturday, Commercial St, $55)

8. Go for a stroll at the Walking Tour of The Evergreens Cemetery. explore the winding paths of historic The Evergreens Cemetery on a walking tour led by James Henry and visit graves of notable residents. (Saturday, The Evergreens Cemetery, $5)

9. Calling all feline fanatics! Join Meowmania and local cat rescue groups for a cat party and fundraiser. Featuring swag, adoptable kittens, raffles, prizes, kitten selfies, and more. (Saturday, Pine Box Rock Shop, FREE)

10. Paddle away at North Brooklyn Boat Club Summer Solstice Benefit Party–Redux! Celebrate summer at your community boat club with all the best things: good neighbors, good food, bands on the shipping containers, and sitting by the fire to watch the water go by. (Saturday, North Brooklyn Boat Club, $5)

11. Catch a movie at Filmshop Presents: Unfinished Business. Watch 25 never-been-seen-before films with the theme unfinished business. (Saturday, Rough Trade, $20)

12. Get lost in wonder at Cat’s Eye Cabaret. An evening of aerial, burlesque, and sideshow. (Saturday, The Deep End, $15)

13. Oh, Zoidberg! Check out MGB Presents: Hedonismbot’s Naked Ambition, A Futurama Tribute, a strippy, scripted adventure on Futurama. (Saturday, Starr Bar, $15+)

14. Seize the night at Carpé Noctem, a trip through time and space.Experience psychedelic visuals, live music, and collaborative art. Complimentary beer and wine will be provided. This event is also in memory of the late DJ Trace. (Saturday, Secret Location, $15)

15. Stretch it out at All Levels Yoga in the Park! Hosh Yoga hosts hosting donation based yoga in the park. Don’t forget to bring your own mat. (Sunday, 50 Kent St, donatin based fee)

16. Watch Sunday cartoons at Cartoon Carnival 69: Hot Stuff. Animation Historian/Film Curator, Tommy Jose Stathes offers up a serving of rare summer related animated shorts on the big screen.With live musical accompaniment by Charlie Judkins. (Sunday, Melrose St, $10)

17. Cast a spell or just take in The Love Witch at Artist Curated Cinema with PARADICE PALASE. Artist Kate Hush will give a talk before the screening. (Sunday, The Platform Cafe, $5)

18. See galleries outdoors. Street Art Bike Ride covers famous and hidden spots in Williamsburg and Bushwick. Tour includes NYC highlights, history and social implications of street art. (Sunday, 99 South 6th St, FREE)

19. Gain insight at Tarot 103. Attendees will work through each of the 22 Trumps of the Major Arcana. (Sunday, Catland, $20)

20. Look at art from Brooklyn-based creatives. The Summer Show: A Figment of Gallery Dispersed’s Imagination celebration features a vendor market, art, and spoken word. (Sunday, Threes Brewing, FREE)

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