Western Brooklyn

Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Fleet Week, Bilingual Birdies, Memorial Day Parade

Photo via NYC Marines via Flickr
Photo via NYC Marines via Flickr

It’s getting warmer out so put away your winter jackets and get out and socialize with the people in your community! Here are fun events for everyone in the family going on this week.

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Summer Youth Employment Information Session
When: Monday, May 23, 4:30 – 5pm
Where: Sheepshead Bay Library 2636 East 14th Street (Near Avenue Z)
What: Help to keep your teen active, while having a little cash in their pocket this summer.
How much: Free
Contact: 718-368-1815

Fleet Week New York Storytime
When: Friday, May 27, 10:15 – 11:15am
Where:McKinley Park Library 6802 Fort Hamilton Pkwy (at 68th Street)
What: Celebrate Fleet Week with some of our soldiers at sea at the McKinley Park Library!
How much: Free
Contact: 718-748-8001

Movies Under the Stars: When Harry Met Sally
When: Friday, May 27, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Where: John Paul Jones Park, at 101st Street and 4th Avenue
What: Have a fun night out in the park watching one of the best romantic comedies with your friends or someone special!
How much: Free
Contact: 718-965-8942

Slide Talk by Historian Charles Denson at Coney Island Library
When: Thursday, May 26m 6:30pm
Where: Coney Island Library 1901 Mermaid Aveneu (Near West 19th Street)
What: Head to the Coney Island Library to watch Charles Denson’s presentation on “Immigrants Who Made Coney Island Famous”.
How much: Free
Contact: 718-265-3220

Christian Church New Life Donation Drop-off
When: Saturdays, 8am – 9pm
Where: Christian Church New Life 2870 86th St. at W. Sixth Street
What: Support the church’s outreach to needy families by donating clothing, books, toys, shoes, adult diapers, household goods — anything you no longer need. Drop off any day or call for pickup. Tax receipts are available.
How much: free

Teen Movie Night
When: Friday, May 27, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Where: McKinley Park Library 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway (Near 68th Street)
What: Bring your kids to the library to watch a movie, while you get stuff done. Everybody wins!
How much: Free
Contact: 718-748-8001

Bilingual Birdies: Putonghua/Mandarin
When: Tuesday, May 24, 10:15 – 11 am
Where: McKinley Park Library 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway (Near 68th Street)
What: It’s never too early to learn a new language, the kiddies can have fun and gain a new skill! For ages birth to 5. You must register in advance at the branch’s customer service desk.
How much: Free
Contact: 718-748-8001

Let’s Create
When: Monday, May 23, 4 – 5pm
Where: McKinley Park Library 6802 Fort Hamilton Pkwy (at 68th St.)
What: Kids aged 6 years and up can embrace their inner Picasso with these arts and crafts activities
How much: Free
Contact: 718-748-8001

Memorial Day Parade In Bay Ridge
When: Monday, May 30, 11am
Where: Starts at 78th Street and Third Avenue
What: Marchers must report to the street marshals at The Salty Dog 7509 3rd Avenue at 9am.
How much: Free
Contact: Website.

Coney Art Walls
When: Friday, May 27 through October, 12pm – 10pm daily
Where: 3050 Stillwell Avenue
What: Take in some paintings at this ambitious public art wall project, featuring popular food vendors like Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Calexico, and Table 87. The 21 featured murals include a number of new artists this summer, including Nina Chanel Abney, John Ahearn, Timothy Curtis, D*Face, Jessica Diamond, Tristan Eaton, Gaia, Eric Haze, Icy & Sot, London Police, Nychos, Pose, Stephen Powers, Tats Cru, and Sam Vernon.
How much: Free
Contact: Website.

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