Brass Band in Armstrong Park
The To Be Continued Brass Band, Daria & the Hip Drops entertain; there’s a market and kids’ activities and it’s all within walking distance of the CBD and the French Quarter. At Armstrong Park, Thursday, May 29, starting at 4 p.m. (504) 658-3200 or www.pufap.org. Free.
Funnyman Jost has been a co-anchor of SNL’s “Weekend Update” since March and a head writer on Saturday Night Live since 2012. He writes and stars in the Paramount film “Staten Island Summer,” based on his days as a lifeguard, scheduled to premiere later this year. The Civic Theatre, 510 O’Keefe Ave., 7 p.m., Friday, May 30. Tickets start at $22.50. Call (504) 272-0865 or go to www.civicnola.com.
NOLA Brewing will host a suds-off to benefit the Humane Society of Louisiana. Entry fee is $20 per person in advance or $25 at the door, all of which benefits the Humane Society of Louisiana. 3001 Tchoupitoulas St., 1-5 p.m. Saturday, May 31. nolabeerolympics.eventbrite.com/ .
Science Fiction Film Week
The Indywood Art House Movie Theater shows a week of films around the theme “Adventures in Space.” Screening are Steven Spielberg’s “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”; D.J. Webster’s “The Dark Side of the Moon”; Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”; and Luc Besson’s “The Fifth Element.” Discussions planned after some screenings. 630 Elysian Fields Ave. For times, tickets and more information call (504) 345-8804 or visit www.indywood.org.