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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April 2017

Brooklyn Poets Yawp

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Touted as the “best poetry event in the borough” by Brooklyn Magazine and “one of the most innovative literary events…

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RP Presents: Fake Your Death, Language on the Lam, Gimme Shelter

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Play dead, stay under the radar en espagnol, and build yourself a makeshift shelter? You can do that! Renaissance Person…

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Atlas Review

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Atlas Review is an independent literary magazine, comprising poetry, short stories, essays and visual art. Join us upstairs for the monthly…

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Brooklyn Poets Reading Series

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Named one of the best reading series in NYC as well as one of the 50 best free things to…

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Basic Knife Skills: A Workshop for Home Cooks

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 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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Low Key High Key

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Back at it. Show 2. FREE. Hosted by Julian Williams With Alex English (Comedy Central) Karolena Theresa (Hidden Fences, BERTHA,…

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April 20 @ 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

April 20 @ 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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Celebrating 6 Years of 61 Local

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

61 Local is celebrating 6 years in Brooklyn! We collaborated with some of our favorite local breweries and on Friday,…

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Spices: A Workshop for Home Cooks

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn new techniques and tips for the deft use of spices in your home cooking in a friendly, low-stress, low-cost…

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