1. Tuesday, June 26, is the Democratic congressional primary race between Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and Charles Barron for the 8th C.D. If you are registered to vote, go here to find out the location of your polling site and a sample ballot.
2. Wednesday, June 27, at 7:00 p.m. is the monthly meeting of the 79th Police Precinct Community Council meeting at Job Corps Center, 585 Dekalb Avenue. This meeting will be the elections for the new community council board.
3. Wednesday, June 27, is National HIV Testing Day. For all who are eligible: HIV Testing, consultation and referrals. Testing done by Brooklyn AIDS Task Force, HEAT, Turning point, CWHA and Community Health Network 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, in the Dweck Center meeting rooms.
4. On Thursday, June 28, at noon at Metrotech Center, the , at Flatbush and Myrtle Avenues. Few bands stood out in the late 80s with more flamboyance and panache than funk-punk-metal-ska septet Fishbone, whose eclecticism was matched only by its hyperactive stage energy and exuberance. The band’s 1991 album, The Reality of My Surroundings, is a masterpiece of off-kilter genre-melding, lurching from crushing metal jams to Sly Stone-like funk—all of which can be heard in the 2011 award-winning documentary Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone and on their crisp 2011 EP, Crazy Glue.
5. On Thursday, June 28, at 10:00 a.m., the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and the Fulton Mall Improvement Association celebrated the opening of the new Albee Square Public Plaza (at Bond & Fulton Streets) with a series of summer concerts for kids. This week is the Dog on Fleas, performing at 10:00 a.m. taking place at the Cookie's Kids Department Store, located at Fulton and Bond Street. There also will be sponsored performances for children, along with free light refreshments and face painters. The day-long, free event also included performances by Brooklyn-based bands for all ages.