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Weekend Events Roundup: Free Movie, Food Drives, Flea Markets, And More
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Weekend Events Roundup: Free Movie, Food Drives, Flea Markets, And More

Photo via Flickr/Marco. [https://www.flickr.com/photos/scatto_felino/15870148015/in/photolist-qboE6D-4nBuzz-6nWp7e-8BoSCZ-8ABq5T-bxj9Gf-8zSPMy-2h3L3g-8k9XFc-df5SN7-4C3QbQ-dKnqm5-4SnbVb-9JKQc6-4Duwpj-8G6NKC-6zCeMZ-dtgPFT-4mMF5P-acqLDG-denqkW-px4Chk-4Dqgde-6vWJcs-8kTbtT-8fxJYm-4Dqgkn-5AJRhc-Cnyi1F-9PBurq-5AJRkK-73wd3M-pevp2p-irL7vV-oj1U7Y-ABaLS-bJd62c-6GTZG3-Kijhu-6KtGnh-5YFpPT-p3GyK4-pTGdFE-pTGhrL-pTPV5c-5AP7wA-apGSnK-qLk1ks-oVUrSP-oTSzvw] Here’s our list of great things to do in and around the n

Weekend Events Roundup: Play… with words, at the library, with fire, and more!
Arts & Culture

Weekend Events Roundup: Play… with words, at the library, with fire, and more!

Urban Glass’ “Weird Science” is a highlight of an action packed weekend.(Photo by Kathleen Caulderwood/ CUNY Photo Wire)WINE TASTINGS: here’s a list of seven [/blog/2015/10/14/seven-places-to-enjoy-wine-tastings-in-fort-greene-clinton-hill/] weekly options! Myrtle Avenue’s KIDS GUIDE [http://myrtleavenue.org/kids-guide-to-myrtle-avenue/] also has great listings. Submit your event

South Slope Car Service Collecting Goods For Ecuadorian Earthquake Victims
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South Slope Car Service Collecting Goods For Ecuadorian Earthquake Victims

Red Cross volunteers aid victims of Ecuador’s May 16 earthquake (Image via Flickr [https://www.flickr.com/photos/ifrc/26409477582/in/photolist-pkYLx1-q4f3sz-rAA9Xt-rtz4Wq-afHwkp-afLhJG-afLhFb-7GzET3-9pyEbn-c8mauu-7GvPrK-7GQxtS-7K5Whx-7GLAFD-7GQxDh-Gkwc6Q-7GLB6z-FqUqWh-7GLApg-99LuME-wPg5eC-FsqpVU-GeHtAo-FXLcf5-FsqpTj-FXLcn9-FXLcjo-GeHtBA-GeHtH7-GnSBCH-FsAX8c-FXLcmY-qdV8fs-GkzDJ3-GnSBEM-FsqpXN-FsAX4p-FXLcjd/] ). [https://www.flickr.com/photos/ifrc/25896906034/in/photolist-pkYLx1-q4f3sz-rAA9Xt-rtz

Wahlburgers To Host Series Premiere Viewing Party At Coney Island Location
Bensonhurst

Wahlburgers To Host Series Premiere Viewing Party At Coney Island Location

(Photo: Wahlburgers Coney Island [https://www.facebook.com/WahlburgersConeyIsland/photos/pb.1487982234809494.-2207520000.1456961491./1663025207305195/?type=3&theater] / Facebook)The Coney Island Wahlburgers [https://www.facebook.com/WahlburgersConeyIsland/?fref=ts] — which opened last summer [http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2015/08/after-two-month-delay-wahlburgers-opens-in-coney-island/] to immediate fanfare – is hosting a rooftop viewing party

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Reaching-Out Community Services Hosts “Big Backpack Giveaway” For Underprivileged Kids Returning To School

Source: shaletann / FlickrFor the fourth year in a row [/backpacks-needed-for-needy-kids-returning-to-school/], Reaching-Out Community Services will be distributing more than 500 backpacks with school supplies for children in need during its Big Backpack Giveaway event, tomorrow, August 28 at 1:00 p.m. According to an email from the group: “This is

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With 37 Days To Go, 473 Local Families Are Still In Need Of Thanksgiving Dinner

Just a friendly reminder about our efforts to help CAMBA [http://www.camba.org] ‘s Beyond Hunger Food Pantry [http://www.camba.org/Programs/FamilySupportServices/NutritionalServices/BeyondHungerEmergencyFoodPantry/tabid/145/menuheader/2/submenuheader/14/Default.aspx] bring 500 Thanksgiving meals to 500 local families this year! Generous Ditmas Parkers have bought

Bay Ridge

Local Boards Lament Illegally Placed Clothing Donation Bins

Clothing donation bins have been springing up all over Bensonhurst, and their presence has not produced the positive source of charity as intended. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle is reporting [http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/clothing-donation-bins-don%E2%80%99t-bring-out-charitable-feelings-officials-say-2013-06-04-193000] that the bins have been illegally placed on public property and have

Brooklyn Community Foundation

Brooklyn Community Foundation Now Accepting Applications For Home Repair

The Brooklyn Community Foundation [http://www.brooklyncommunityfoundation.org/brooklyn-recovery-fund/apply-funding] is now accepting applications from local residents looking for funding to rebuild and repair their homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy. This latest effort by the BCF, known as the Community Grant Rebuilding Program, is focused on physically improving homes and

Charitable Giving

NY Times: Voorhies Mosque Still Faces Opposition, Though Numbers Have Dwindled

Mosque construction in February. (Photo by nolastname.)The ongoing issue of the proposed mosque and Islamic community center slated to be built in Sheepshead Bay has the community divided and the local politicians spinning the story from all angles. Most recently, we covered [/islamic-group-hosts-book-bag-giveaway-at-voorhies-mosque-this-saturday/] a backpack giveaway that occurred at

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