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BP Weekender: Six things to do in Brooklyn July 15-17

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People can play petanque — the French cousin of bocce ball — all summer long at Industry City, but this weekend serious competitors can enter a tournament for all the glory.
Industry City

Friday, July 15

‘Micro’ arts festival: Big, sprawling music festivals not your thing? Head to Industry City for this self-described “micro” festival featuring hometown band Laundry Day and a special mystery guest.

$35. 6 p.m. at the Industry City Band Shell, located within Courtyard 1/2, 238 36th St. in Sunset Park.

Nola comes to Brooklyn: New Orleans-based musician Davis Rogan visits Brooklyn for one night only, bringing rhythm and blues and his own original tunes to the borough. 

$10. 7 p.m. at the Atlantic Bklyn, 333 Atlantic Ave. between Hoyt and Smith streets in Downtown Brooklyn.

Saturday, July 16

Gowanus ‘Watermalk Walk’: Learn about the extent of flooding in Gowanus during Superstorm Sandy and discuss the past and future of Gowanus and the Gowanus Canal. You’ll see and learn about the Flushing Tunnel, Thomas Greene Park, the Third Street Bridge and more.

$10. 11 a.m. Tour departs from 575 Union St. between Nevins Street and Third Avenue in Gowanus.

Sunday, July 17

Petanque tourney: We know how much you all love petanque, the French cousin of bocce ball. So why not prove to the world your greatness by winning the second annual “La Brooklynaise” tournament. Winners get some fabulous prizes.

$75 to enter. 11 a.m. at Courtyard 5/6 at Industry City, 51 35th St. in Sunset Park.

Dogs’ day out: Spend your Sunday with pups in a bunch of different ways: while doing yoga, drinking a pint of beer and meeting new people! $45 for all three events. $37.50 for yoga and a pint and $15 for the social. Yoga from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., social from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Various prices and times. Big Alice Barrel Room, 52 34th St. between Second and Third avenues in Sunset Park.

Game day, but for the kids: Join Brooklyn Bridge Parents every Sunday for an afternoon of free games and activities for kiddos ages 2 to 10! Little Brooklynites can join foam sword fights, build with Legos and blocks, and more.

Free. Noon to 3 p.m. at City Point, 445 Albee Square West between Fulton and Willoughby streets in Downtown Brooklyn.

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