We host a wide variety of public events in our upstairs space. You can find comedy shows, book launches, poetry readings, music, and more. Grab a drink, head upstairs, and enjoy the night’s event.

Got an idea for a public event? Email events@61local.com.

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May 2017

Brooklyn Accordion Club

May 14 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Brooklyn Accordion Club aims to build a community of accordion players of all levels and admirers in the heart…

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Pie, a Pint, and a Play Reading

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Have a slice of pie provided by NY Times Recommend Pie Birds and grab a pint from 61 Local's bar…

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Basic Knife Skills: A Workshop for Home Cooks

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn the basics of knife work in a friendly, low-stress, low-cost setting. Includes a demo on slicing, dicing, and mincing…

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Boroughgramming

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

We're pre-gaming BrooklynJS with a day of co-working with like-minded Boroughgrammers. We'll bring food, Internet, power outlets, and a space…

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Brooklyn JS

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

On the third Thursday of every month, the local JavaScript community gets together for a day to hang out and…

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Brooklyn Poets Workshop Showcase

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Our Workshop Showcase highlights the work our students and faculty have been doing together in our five-week workshops every winter/spring,…

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Brooklyn Poets Workshop Showcase

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our Workshop Showcase highlights the work our students and faculty have been doing together in our five-week workshops every winter/spring,…

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Jess Best Monday Night Residency

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Jess Best and Connor Schultze in our main downstairs space every Monday night for some free live music. To find…

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How to Build Flavor: A Workshop for Home Cooks

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A workshop for home cooks. Learn to make food taste good in a friendly, low-stress, low-cost setting. Turn a bland…

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BackFat Variety May 25 w/ Joel Kim Booster, Josh Johnson & More!

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BackFat Variety is a monthly comedy show now in its 4th year. It's been recommended by The New York Times,…

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Have a public event that you think would be perfect for 61 Local? Email events@61local.com and tell us about it!