Five things to do in Brooklyn this week! • Brooklyn Paper

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Puppy prisoner: Dogs will dress up for the Howl-o-Ween party at Sean Casey Animal Rescue on Oct. 22.
Photo by Alexa Telano


Oct. 20


The final Oktoberfest party in Brooklyn is also its biggest! Brauhaus Schmitz has transported a Greenpoint warehouse into a Munich-style bierhalle all weekend, kicking off with a four-hour session of wursts, dancing, and oompah music from the Alex Meixner Band! Your ticket price includes the first liter of beer.

7 pm at Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse (73 West St. at Milton Street in Greenpoint, www.brauhausschmitz.com/events1). $40–$45.


Oct. 21

It’s a Sting operation!

In “The Sting Variations,” chanteuse Tierney Sutton and her band will bust out jazz interpretations of tunes from rock icon Sting, including monster hits from his years with the Police, including “Every Breath You Take” and “Message in a Bottle,” along with lesser-known gems from his solo career.

8 pm at the Kumble Theater at Long Island University [DeKalb Avenue at Flatbush avenue Downtown, (718) 488–1624, www.kumbletheater.org]. $35.


Oct. 22

Party pooch

Ask animal lover Sean Casey about chasing down the Prospect Park cow at his rescue group’s 10th annual Howl-O-Ween Bark Block Party this afternoon! It will feature a costume contest for kids and dogs, music from the Brooklyn Bluegrass Collective, food off the barbecue, hot drinks, and adorable, adoptable animals.

Every breath they take: The Tierney Sutton Band will perform their versions of Sting songs in “The Sting Variations” on Oct. 21.
Tierney Sutton

Noon–5 pm at Sean Casey Animal Rescue [153 E. Third St. between Caton Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway) in Windsor Terrace, (718) 614–2919, www.nyanimalrescue.org]. Free.


Oct. 24

Shot of spirits

Have you or your family ever seen a spook, spectre, or ghost? Check out some photo evidence of the otherworld at “The Apparitionists,” historian Peter Manseau’s discussion of infamous spirit photographer William Mumler, who allegedly captured the ghost of Abraham Lincoln in one of his images.

6:30 pm at Brooklyn Historical Society [128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 222–4111, www.brooklynhistory.org]. $5.


Oct. 26

Walk on water

Five years after Sandy flooded the streets of Red Hook, artist Anita Glesta will use projections to transform the sidewalk outside the nabe’s library into a sea swimming with brightly colored sharks. As part of the “Watershed” event, Borough President Adams and others will be inside the book depository, discussing how to protect the area from rising seas.

6–9:30 pm at Red Hook Library (7 Wolcott St. at Dwight Street in Red Hook, www.bklynlibrary.org). Free.

Liter than air: Sink a heroic amount of beer at the Brooklyn Oktoberfest party happening in Greenpoint Oct. 20–22.
Vanessa Beahn

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