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Secret Science Club: Far Side of the Moon

The Secret Science Club presents a special screening of Moon, one of the trippiest indie sci-fi films of the past decade. PLUS lunar scientist Arlin Crotts of Columbia University gets this cinema party started with a mini-lecture on Earth’s beloved satellite. All are welcome! Monday. April 25. 8 p.m. $5. 149 7th Street, The Bell House.

Annual Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame and Museum’s Induction Ceremony
The Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium created the Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame to recognize the contributions to the world of Jazz by women and men who call(ed) Brooklyn their home. This event will honor the newest inductees and will feature food and live music. For information call CBJC at 718.773.2252 or e-mail, info@cbjcjazz.org. Thursday, April 28. 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. $6/$4. 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Historical Society.

Financing and Incentives for Commercial/Manufacturing Businesses
Your commercial/manufacturing business can save thousands of dollars in operating, start-up and expansion costs through reduced interest rates, real estate taxes, utility expenses and labor costs! Financing and Incentives for Commercial/Manufacturing Businesses. Join our panel of experts as they discuss the array of City, State and Federal programs available to help your commercial/manufacturing business save money on everyday expenses, relocation, capital investment and energy saving measures. Wednesday, April 27. 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Free. One MetroTech Center, National Grid Auditorium.

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Spring Fling
This celebration of spring will feature Easter Bunny, AudraRox!, and Butterfly Boogie with the Wildlife Theater Company. Spot some birds with Brooklyn birdwatcher, Carolyn Murphy. Come to Pier 1 for an egg toss, egg roll, a duck race, and other games to get your feet moving! Karma Kids Yoga will also be there to help you practice your yoga poses, Ditch Plains joins the fun with tasty snacks, and New York Transit Museum and the Brooklyn Public Library will host activity tables. Rain or shine. Saturday, April 23. 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free. Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park.

2nd Annual CAPP Safe Kids 5k
The Child Abuse Prevention Program proudly presents its 2nd Annual CAPP Safe Kids 5k. Be one of the 400-500 walkers/runners expected to trek through Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, paving the way to a brighter future for New York City’s youth. If the thought of a 5k is enough to send you running for the hills, show your support from the sidelines. The event will also feature a kid’s fun run, family friendly activities, refreshments and live music. Funds raised will directly support CAPP’s Child Safety Workshop, the only educational program that uses life-sized puppets to teach kids in New York City how to recognize, resist and report physical & sexual abuse. Saturday, April 23. 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Check-In (Knights of Columbus 1511 10th Ave @ Prospect Park Southwest). 10:00a.m. Race Start at Bartel-Pritchard Square, Prospect Park. $25.

The Brooklyn Flea
The Flea moves outdoor this weekend. On Saturday, the Flea is held at 176 Lafayette Ave. (between Clermont + Vanderbilt Avenues) in Fort Greene. On Sunday, the Flea will be at 27 North 6th Street (between Kent Avenue + East River). The Flea features over a 150 vendors offering a great mix of vintage, antiques, jewelry, and amazing food. Saturday & Sunday, April 23 & 24. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free.

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Back To The Eighties Bowl with Rubix Kube
RUBIX KUBE has taken New York City and the country by storm, headlining regularly at their weekly BACK TO THE EIGHTIES SHOW at Canal Room in the heart of TriBeca. RUBIX KUBE is more than just a cover band; it is a true ‘BACK TO THE EIGHTIES SHOW’ experience. With lead vocalists Scott Lovelady and Cherie Martorana, along with some of the best musicians in the business, decked out in retro 80s attire, RUBIX KUBE performs all the hit pop and rock songs from the 80s. They portray the songs just like the originals, both musically and
visually. Wednesday, April 20. Doors at 6 p.m. Show at 9 p.m. $10. 61 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn Bowl.

Lecture by Anne Rasmussen: Middle Eastern Music in Brooklyn: The New York Nahda
BHS partners with the Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD) to present one in a ten-part lecture series by leading ethnomusicologists/folklorists entitled “The Sounds of Immigrant New York” in Winter/Spring 2011. Anne Rasmussen, PhD, a leading ethnomusicologist in the field of Middle Eastern Music to present a lecture on the Middle Eastern music scene in NYC. Dr. Rasmussen is a professor at William and Mary; where she also directs a Middle Eastern ensemble. For this presentation, Rasmussen surveys a century of dynamic Arab American music culture with a focus on New York and suggest the ways in which the last twenty years may be characterized by neo-classism and multicultural fusion. Thursday, April 21. 6 p.m. Suggested donation $5. 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Historical Society.

CHCA April Meeting
The Crow Hill Community Association meets on the third Tuesday of every month to discuss upcoming events and community action. All are welcome to attend. Tuesday, April 19. 7:30 p.m. Free. 721 Franklin Avenue, LaunchPad.

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