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Thanksgiving Week And Weekend Events: Free Pizza, Yoga, And Holiday Gospel

Photo by hakimbe
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Have a great weekend and take advantage of all your neighborhood has to offer at one of these local events. If you have an event to share, please email us at editor@bensonhurstbean.com or post it on our calendar.

Speak English with idioms
When: Tuesday, November 22 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Basement community room at the New Utrecht Library at 1743 86th Street
What: If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you’ve found the right place. One of the keys to speak like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.
How much: FREE
More info: (718) 236-4086

Salt and Sea Mission Annual Thanksgiving Meal
When: Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 2417 Stillwell Avenue

Coney Island Gospel Assembly Annual Thanksgiving Meal
When: Thanksgiving Day, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 2828 Neptune Avenue

Free pizza pie at Grimaldi’s
When: Black Friday, beginning at noon
Where: Grimaldi’s Coney Island at 1215 Surf Avenue
What: Score a free pizza this Black Friday with the password
How much: FREE

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community
When: Monday, November 21, from 2 to 3 p.m.
Where: Dyker Library at 8202 13th Avenue
What: Join Marja, our guide to integrating body, mind and spirit in this chair yoga program.
How much: FREE
More info: (718) 748-6261


Coupon exchange
When: During library hours
Where: Dyker Library
What: Our Coupon Exchange box is available all day, every day we are open. Patrons are invited to drop off valid, unwanted coupons and encouraged to pick up coupons that are offered that they’d like to use.
How much: FREE
More info: (718) 748-6261

Apple Bank food drive
When: Accepting donations October 26 through January 13
Where: All 53 NYC Apple Bank branch locations
What: Donate nonperishable food items. The drive is being held in conjunction with the annual Daily News Food Drive.
More info: See City Harvest’s website

Magic at Coney, the Sunday Matinee
When: Sundays at noon
Where: The Coney Island Museum at 1208 Surf Avenue
What: Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. “Magic at Coney!!!” is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world.
How much: For tickets, visit coneyisland.com. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 online or at the door.
More info: Hosted by Gary Dreifus, award-winning magician, mentalist, hypnotist, magic instructor and world-renowned magical host.

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