3. Bar Tabac Bistro Pétanque Tournament, July 12th and 14th
Bar Tabac, a Parisian style bistro in Brooklyn, is hosting its annual Pétanque tournament in Brooklyn on the 12th and in TriBeCa on the 14th. Pétanque, a popular 19th century game that originated in Provence, France, is played with a series of heavy metal balls with rules similar to shuffleboard. Competing teams are welcome to register at the Bistro in Brooklyn. The first tournament day is set for July 12 at Cercle Rouge on West Broadway with the second on July 14th at Bar Tabac on Smith Street.