Thru 7/8: ‘Contraband Cinema’ series: BAM presents 27 political films that touch on everything from animal rights to political movements (and Rocky IV). Q+A sessions include former Black Panther Party member Kathleen Cleaver. $12.
Today only, Old Navy solid-colored flip flops are just $1 (coupon).
5-11pm: First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum presents performances from electro acts Analogue Transit + Dynasty Electric, screenings of I Shot Andy Warhol + Fame, hands-on art, a dance party, more! Free.
8pm: 30 years later and London is still calling. Celebrate the anniversary of The Clash’s iconic ‘London Calling’ album with post-punk band Destroy Babylon playing it in full. Plus, Sex Pistols tribute band God Save Queens. Brooklyn Bowl, $5.
Coney’s new water slide beach is set to open with three inflatable water slides (one three stories high!) + bungee jumping, $TBA.
2-8pm: 5 Greenpoint bars booze you up with drink specials, giveaways and raffles at the Fourth on Franklin Bar Crawl. Free PBR 2-3 for those wearing red, white and blue. Culminates with a ‘most patriotic costume’ competition @ t.b.d.
8pm: Sci-fi 4th of July: grill on the roof and watch the fireworks (a welcoming to alien friends?) at this three-storey party that moulds sci-fi with patriotism. Surreal Estate (Bushwick), $10.
Fretting about being grill-less for the holiday weekend? The city has you covered with designated grilling locations.
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