Saturday, June 9: Park Slope’s Puppetworks is staging an all-marionette version of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book,” a kid-friendly story that follows Mowgli (pictured) and his adventures in the jungle. You won’t need to pull strings to get in though, the show is running on alternate Saturdays through August.
12:30 and 2:30 pm at Puppetworks (338 Sixth Ave., at Fourth Street in Park Slope). $7 for kids, $8 for adults. For information, call (718) 965-3391.
Sunday, June 10: Rick Moody, author of “The Ice Storm,” comes to Proteus Gowanus today, but not for a reading. Musical Moody, who also sings with the Wingdale Community Singers, is teaming up with artist Nina Katchadourian to perform “a Powerpoint presentation in song.”
7 pm at Proteus Gowanus (543 Union St., at Nevins Street in Carroll Gardens). $5. For information, visit www.proteusgowanus.c....
7 pm at the Boardwalk in Empire–Fulton Ferry State Park. Free. For information, call (718) 802-0603. Bring your own mat!
Girls on film
Thursday, June 14: Tonight, Hadassah Brooklyn hosts “Princesses and Yentas,” a panel discussion on the portrayal of Jewish women in film, stage and TV. Local actors, writers, casting directors and producers will be speaking as part of the panel. Get there early — a light kosher dinner will be served.
6 pm at Congregation Mt. Sinai (250 Cadman Plaza West between Tillary and Clark streets in Brooklyn Heights). $25. For information, call (718) 382-6454.
Friday, June 15: Ex-Helium front woman Mary Timony brings her band to Death by Audio tonight in support of their new record, “The Shapes We Make.” Though she recently relocated from Boston to Washington, DC, Timony hasn’t lost the sharp wit or strange, mystical lyrics that she’s known for.
8 pm at Death by Audio (49 S. Second St., at Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg). $8. For information, visit www.toddpnyc.com.