Daily To-Do: Wednesday, July 25

Good morning! So with the great weather comes a long list of things you can do. Every day, we’ll give you a quick rundown of some great events – which are also available in our Events Calendar. If we missed something, feel free to post your own event here.

  • Are you or your kid a history buff? Take a historic trolley tour through Green-Wood Cemetery today from 1 to 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 and the tour will take you through George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, inside the historic Chapel, and past the beautiful views of Manhattan. If you miss today’s tour, there’s one this Sunday, as well as throughout August.
  • Art lovers can check out the opening reception for FRESH, the annual summer show at Klompching Gallery at 111 Front Street, Suite 205. The show showcases five new voices: Martin Bogren, Barbara Ciurej & Lindsay Lochman, Monika Merva, Shawn Rocco, and Tabitha Soren. Contact Debra Klomp Ching at (212) 796 2070 or debra@klompching.com for more info.
  • Celebrate student theater at Piper Theatre Workshop‘s production of James and the Giant Peach! The whole family can gather at the Washington Park/J.J. Byrne Park field from 7 to 9:30 p.m. for the show. The park is between 3rd and 4th Streets and Fourth and Fifth Avenues in Park Slope. Stay to watch a Piper Film selection from 8:30 to 10 p.m. afterwards.
  • At 8 p.m., Indiescreen is hosting a premiere screening for “Heathens & Thieves,” a Western/Noir film that explores post-gold rush northern California through the interactions between the Western and Chinese-American experience. The film stars Don Swayze (Patrick’s younger brother), Gwendoline Yeo and others, and features a musical score by librarian and Brooklyn resident Sean Ferguson. Tickets are available here for $10/$12.


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