What To Do: Vigil, LGBTQ+ Panel, And More

What To Do: Vigil, LGBTQ+ Panel, And More
Photo via Putnam's Pub and Cooker.
Photo via Putnam’s Pub and Cooker.

Below you’ll find information on events through the week in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Check back Thursday to see what’s scheduled this weekend!

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TUESDAY JUNE 14

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Thousands packed surrounding areas of the iconic Stonewall Inn in the West Village on Monday, June 13. (Photo via francis_ellen)

Unity Vigil At Grand Army Plaza To Honor Lives Lost In Orlando
When: 
Tuesday June 14 at 7:30 pm.
Where: Grand Army Plaza
What: Public Advocate Letitia James will join several other politicians and advocacy groups tonight at Grand Army Plaza to lead a Unity Vigil to honor the lives lost in the Orlando.

Pride 20/20: LGBTQ Civil Rights
When: Tuesday, June 14 at 7pm
Where: BRIC Arts Media House (647 Fulton Street.)
What: Weekly trivia competition to win gift cards of $100 to Putnam’s. Beer specials all night.
How much: Brian Vines hosts this event meant to create a “powerful dialogue around LGBTQ rights and equality over the next four years,” according to the website, and will “look at issues like LGBTQ civil rights, job & housing discrimination, racial disparities, and health.”

WEDNESDAY JUNE 15

Photo by José Bayona
Photo by José Bayona

Ian Frazier and Sarah Crichton
When: Wednesday June 15 at 7:30pm
Where: Trustee’s Room, Central Library at 10 Grand Army Plaza
What: New Yorker writer Ian Frazier “beholds, captures, and occasionally reimagines the spirit of the American experience, under the guise of part muckraker, part adventurer, and part raconteur” in this conversation with Sarah Crichton, per Greenlight.
How much: FREE

DIY: Create Your Own Tote
When: Wednesday June 15 at 4pm
Where: Clinton Hill Library at 380 Washington Avenue
What: You will be supplied with canvas totes and materials and you can _totes_ supply the creativity.
How much: FREE.

Trivia Night
When: Wednesdays from 8-11pm
Where: Putnam’s Pub at 419 Myrtle Avenue
What: Weekly trivia competition to win gift cards of $100 to Putnam’s. Beer specials all night.
How much: Free

THURSDAY JUNE 16

Race and History: An Evening With Lonnie Bunch
When: Thursday June 16 at 6:30pm
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
What: Lonnie Bunch, the founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, gives his thoughts on the project in what’s sure to be a thought-provoking evening.
How much: $10

DIY: Sunprints
When: Wednesday June 16 at 4pm
Where: Clinton Hill Library at 380 Washington Avenue
What: Cyanotype is the oldest non-silver photographic printing process, and that sounds like an awesome way to get introduced to naturalist photography.
How much: FREE.

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