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Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Marine Park Cleanup, Exercise Class, Bridge Of Spies

Looking for birds in Marine Park.
Looking for birds in Marine Park. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Volunteer to help cleanup Marine Park. Then you can enjoy your hard work during a free exercise class at the park. There are also movie screenings, a circus show, a jazz concert and much more!

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Quilting: Learn and Share Ideas
When: Tuesday, April 5, 2 – 7:30pm
Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue
Come share tips and advice with other quilters at this event hosted by the Brooklyn Quilter’s Guild. Be sure to bring your own materials.
How much:
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Chess Club
When: Tuesday, April 5, 3 – 5pm
Where: Kings Highway Library, 2115 Ocean Avenue (Near Kings Highway)
What: Sharpen your chess skills with other players. Open to all skill levels.
How much: Free
More info: 718-375-3037

Poetry & Percussion
When: Tuesday, April 5, 4 – 5pm
Where: Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue (Near West 19th Street)
What: Play the drums and rap to your own beat at this poetry jam session for teens.
How Much: Free
More info: 718-265-3220

Sheepshead Bay/Plumb Beach Civic Meeting
When: Tuesday, April 5, 7:45pm
Where: The Waterford on the Bay, 2900 Bragg Street (Near Emmons Avenue)
What: Bring your concerns about issues related to the community. The meeting will also address the recent potential dangers related to fallen trees.
How much: Free

Kingsborough presents MUSIC TALKS
When: Thursday, April 7, 2 – 3pm
Where: Kings Bay Library, 3650 Nostrand Avenue (Near Avenue W)
What: Kingsborough presents a world-class jazz quartet. Hosted by Elad Kabilio and Music Talks, the event features jazz classics from Latin America.
How much: Free
More info: 718-368-1709

Movies at the Library: Bridge of Spies
When: Thursday, April 7, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Cozy up with neighbors and watch “Bridge of Spies,” a movie about an American lawyer recruited to defend an a Soviet spy during the Cold War. However, when the Soviet’s propose swapping his client for a downed American pilot, the main character’s involvement becomes deeper.
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086

Movies at the Library: Age of Adeline
When: Friday, April 8, 1 – 3pm
Where: Gravesend Library, 303 Avenue X (Near West 2nd Street)
What: Feast your eyes on this movie about a woman and daughter her open a chocolate shop in a small French village. Their endeavor shakes of the town’s rigid morality.
How much: Free
More info: 718-382-5792

Marine Park Cleanup
When: Saturday, April 9, 9:30am – 1:30pm
Where: Marine Park, Gerritsen Avenue, between Lois and Seba avenues
What: Sign up for beauty duty at Marine Park. The event will also supply lunch and give volunteers a tour of the park’s wildlife and educaional opportunities.
How much: Free
More info: Register here.

ShapeUp NYC
When: Saturday, April 9, 11am – 12pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Exercise made easy! Join expert fitness trainers and get your body moving. Being active is fun!
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086

Bindlestiff Cavalcade of Youth
When: Saturday, April 9, 4pm
Where: Sideshows by the Seashore, 1208 Surf Avenue
What: See the future stars if the big circus tents at this variety show featuring talented veterans and amateur youth. Acts include jugglers, diminutive dancers, adolescent acrobats, and more.
How much: $15 for adults, $10 for under-21
More info: By tickets here.

Free Exercise Class at Marine Park
When: Sunday, April 10, 10am
Where: Marine Park, near Fillmore Avenue
What: Hearty Meals, a health food company, is sponsoring a free work out session. Personal trainers Leah Love Sosa and Dmitry Michin will help you how to strengthen your core, get limber, and feel great.
How much: Free
More info: RSVP here.

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