Weekend Events Roundup: Free Bike Rides, Dangerous Liasons, And Marylin Monroe

Weekend Events Roundup: Free Bike Rides, Dangerous Liasons, And Marylin Monroe
Image via Brooklyn Bridge Animal Rescue Coalition.and Who's Your Doggy.
Be a cool cat and take a free bike ride this weekend. (Courtesy Brooklyn Bridge Animal Rescue Coalition.and Who’s Your Doggy)

WINE TASTINGS: here’s a list of seven weekly options!

Myrtle Avenue’s KIDS GUIDE also has great listings.

Submit your event listing to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR or by emailing editor@bklyner.com.

ALL WEEKEND

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What station is this? 110th? (Courtesy Flickr/Azi Paybarah.)

Weiner
When: 2:10pm, 4:40pm, 7:10pm, 9:40pm
Where: Peter Jay Sharp Building at 30 Lafayette Avenue
What: The former Congressman let Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg behind the scenes of his 2013 mayoral campaign with virtually unfettered access. The end result is this gobsmacking look into the political and personal.
How much: $14.

FRIDAY JUNE 10

Comedy Night At Five Spot Soul Food
When: Fridays at 8pm
Where: Five Spot Soul Food (459 Myrtle Avenue just off Washington Avenue.)
What: There’s a free comedy show every Friday night.
How much: FREE

SATURDAY JUNE 11

citibike docking station with bicycles in fort greene

Free Bike Rides To DUMBO
When: 10:15am
Where: Fort Greene Park at Myrtle Avenue and Washington Avenue
What: Take a free spin on a CitiBike courtesy the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project. You must be at least 16 to take a ride. This is a new series of bike rides brought to you by MARP.
How much: FREE

Storytime With Claire Lordon
When: Saturday, starting at 11am
Where: 686 Fulton Street
What: This is a pizza-themed event! Lordon, author of the new Lorenzo, the Pizza-Loving Lobster children’s book, will lead a story time and then pizza-related crafts.
How much: FREE.

National Theater Live: Les Liasons Dangereuses
When: 2pm
Where: Peter Jay Sharp Building at 30 Lafayette Avenue
What:  This pre-recorded stunning performance of the Donmar Warehouse’s new rendition of Les Liasons Dangereuses stars Elaine Cassidy of The Paradise, Janet McTeer of The Honourable Woman, and Dominic West of the Wire, directed by Josie Rourke.
How much: $25 and worth every penny.

Fort Greene Park Greenmarket
When: Every Saturday from 8am-4pm
Where:Washington Park between DeKalb and Willoughby Avenues
What:Weekly farmers market with live music and family-friendly activities.
How much: FREE.

SUNDAY JUNE 12

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
When: 8PM
Where: Habana Outpost (757 Fulton Street)
What: Enjoy the warm weather with an absolute classic. Revisit Marylin Monroe at her most iconic. I’ve always preferred Nicole Kidman’s rendition, though.
How much: Get some food. The movie is free once you’re seated.

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