Friday, July 29
Live music at Industry City: Industry City is proud to welcome to its bandshell Club d’Elf, a self-described “Moroccan dosed psychedelic dub jazz collective.” We trust you know exactly what that means.
$22.50. 7 p.m. at the Industry City Bandshell, 238 36th St. in Sunset Park.
Coney Island Fireworks: A New York City classic. The Coney Island fireworks will never disappoint. Enjoy the boardwalk’s various activities like arcades, games and karaoke as you watch the fireworks pop. There are tons of different food and drink options to choose from, from funnel cake to lemonade to burgers, you got it.
Free. 7-11 p.m. The Riegelmann Boardwalk from West 10th Street to Stillwell Avenue in Coney Island.
Saturday, July 30
Gowanus walking tour: Tour guide and history educator Daniel Pecoraro leads a walking tour of Gowanus, where you’ll learn about the history of the neighborhood and the infamous Gowanus Canal, as well as what the future holds for the area.
Free. 10 a.m. Interference Archive, 314 7th St. between Fourth and Fifth avenues in Gowanus. Registration required.
Art on the waterfront: The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition — more commonly known as BWAC — is celebrating summer with three new art exhibitions on display starting this Saturday. The first installment, titled “More Art of Coney Island,” will explore the spirit and historic placement of the neighborhood, building upon one of last summer’s exhibits — “The Art of Coney Island” — while the others will explore the idea of “FUN” and highlight the work of Brooklyn photographer Sara Baley
Free with suggested donation. 1-6 p.m. at BWAC, 481 Van Brunt St. near Reed Street in Red Hook.
Creekers Jamboree: Celebrate Americana music at the most American place imaginable: an extremely polluted canal. This month, the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club hosts pickup band-turned-harmonic roots revivalists Wifetime!
Free with suggested donation. 5 p.m. at the Gowanus Dredgers Boathouse, 165 Second St. in Gowanus.
Sunday, July 31
Find Waldo: Waldo’s been hiding all around Cobble Hill — watching movies, eating ice cream, reading books, and even learning magic tricks! Were you able to find him? Join beloved Brooklyn bookstore Books Are Magic for a fun-filled morning of activities, scavenger hunts, and a raffle to wrap up the neighborhood Where’s Waldo search.
Free, RSVP encouraged. 11 a.m.-noon at Books Are Magic, 225 Smith St. in Cobble Hill.