This weekend: Reggie Watts, Mos Def, MJ singalong

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: comedian/musician reggie watts plays red hook park, free

8pm: syl johnson (his 1967 ‘different strokes’ has been sampled by wu-tang clan and others) and the sweet divines play the bell house, $20

thru sat: diy electronics and circuit bending extravaganza, the bent festival, continues at 319 scholes street (bushwick), $10-25

12-10pm: the fort greene festival returns for another year of music, film and culture: the line-up includes performances from mos def, sophia urista, more. free.

12-6pm (+7/23, 8/27): greenpoint’s in god we trust throws their second backyard bazaar of the season, with vendors, snacks, free beer and mimosas. 70 greenpoint ave.

6-10pm: ‘keep calm and wobble on’ at the 2011 jell-o mold competition. gowanus studio space, $8.

11pm: commemorate the king of pop at secret formula’s michael jackson sing-along. learn the ‘thriller’ dance, sing, compete in dance + costume contests, more. union hall, $8.

Brokelyn’s first official bike tour, Splashy Red Hook edition! Meet at Grand Army Plaza with stops at the Red Hook ballfields, a Sunday circus and more. free.

11:30am-6pm: smith street fun day street fair takes over eight blocks and stinky bklyn’s 5th annual stinkfest cheese-eating contest goes down at 2:30pm. cheese!

5pm-midnight: smooth move djs and careless whisper karaoke take over littlefield. plus, free snacks! free.

8pm: experimental guitarist noveller (sarah lipstate) performs @ bruar falls, $8

it’s the roaring ‘20s at the bi-annual jazz age lawn party w/ michael arenella and his dreamland orchestra @ governors island, $7 adv, $10 door

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