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Events: Quantic, Twin Peaks Pageant, Hip Hop Rollerskating & More This Weekend

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Post-rain Prospect Park woods. (Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER)

TGIF — and don’t let the rain get you down. It’s still going to be a great summer weekend in your favorite boro, with live music, Twin Peaks festivities, 80s hip roller skating, and more! If you have an event to share, email us at [email protected].

Looking for more arts events in Park Slope, Red Hook, Fort Green and beyond? Check out our arts listing for July 14–16 here.

Flatbush: Pop up shop at Caribbeing House
When: Friday, July 14–28 at 4pm
Where: Caribbeing House, 794 Flatbush Avenue, courtyard of the Flatbush Caton Market
What: Check out Caribbean-made and inspired art, culture, and wellness products for a Summer Pop-Up Experience, featuring a lineup of artisans and happy hours.
How much: Priced per item

Prospect Park: Quantic (Live) / Tei Shi / Alex Anwandter
When: Friday, July 14 at 7pm
Where: Prospect Park Bandshell, enter at 9th Street and West Drive
What: Check out British producer Quantic with Tei Shi and Alex Anwandter, presented in association with the Latin Alternative Music Conference, live at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn fest.
How much: Free

Prospect Lefferts: Lola Star’s Dreamland disco 80’s Hip hop
When: Friday, July 9 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Where: LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park
What: Lola Star’s Dreamland is back every Friday night, showcases a new theme from 70s Glitter to 80s Glam, dazzling performers, kitschy contests, and more. This event is 21+
How much: $18

Flatbush: Bring It Live at the Kings Theater
When: Friday, July 14 at 8pm
Where: The Kings Theater, 1027 Flatbush Ave between Tilden Avenue and Duryea Place
What: Back by overwhelming demand and set to take the stage in Brooklyn, Miss D and her Dancing Dolls return to the live stage.
How Much: Tickets start at $47

Coney Island: Mister Twin Peaks Pageant!
When: Saturday, July 15 at 10pm
Where: 1208 Surf Avenue, Coney Island
What: The Miss Twin Peaks Pageant has been going strong for over 6 years but it’s time to let the boys have a little fun! This will be the first ever Mister Twin Peaks Pageant hosted by The Pink Room: David Lynch Burlesque at Coney Island USA.
How much: $15

Flatbush: City Council Candidate Forum for Districts 35, 40 and 45 
When: Saturday, July 15 at 10 am
Where: Erasmus High School, 911 Flatbush Ave between Church Ave & Snyder Ave
What: Join the Flatbush Tenant Coalition and City Council candidates to discuss the issues that matter in your community, like jobs, education, affordable housing, public safety, and more. Check out last year’s forum here.
How much: Free

Kensington: Live music and health workshops at Avenue C Plaza
When:
Sunday, July 16 from 2pm to 6pm
Where: 
Avenue C Plaza at McCdonald and Avenue C
What: 
Check out free live bluegrass and ‘Plant, Paint, and Health’ workshops.
From 2-3 pm The Brooklyn Bluegrass Collective, a 5- member band, will play from 2-3pm during the “Paint Outside the Box” jamboree. Smocks and gloves will be provided, but don’t wear your best clothes! Then, pot a plant and learn how to achieve wellness for the autistic child. 
How much: 
Free

Greenwood Heights: Birding in Peace
When: Sunday, July 16, 6:30am to 8am
Where: Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
What: Before the cemetery gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett will lead a peaceful Sunday morning walking tour in search of the many birds that call Green-Wood Cemetery home. A Bird Checklist will be provided to all tour participants.
How Much: $15, $10 for members

Manhattan Beach: Dan Levinson’s Gotham Sophisticats Featuring Molly Ryan
When: 
Saturday, July 15 at 8pm
Where: Kingsboro Community College, 2001 Oriental Boulevard
What: On Stage at Kingsborough presents Jazz clarinetist and saxophonist Dan Levinson and vocalist Molly Ryan, in a performance featuring “hot jazz from the Golden Age of Hollywood.”
How Much: Free

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