Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Creative Mask Making, Smoke Alarm Giveaway, 75th Anniversary For Manhattan Beach Community Group

Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Creative Mask Making, Smoke Alarm Giveaway, 75th Anniversary For Manhattan Beach Community Group
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(Photo: vivi_gon_falc / Instagram)

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. City Councilman Chaim Deutsch is giving away free smoke alarms, there is a poetry jam session in Coney Island, a mask making workshop and a free movie at the library. Two civic groups are holding monthly meetings this week.

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Friends Book Sale!
When: Daily, 1 – 6pm
Where: Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 East 14th Street (Near Avenue Z)
What: Support your local library by purchasing a book. There is a large selection of books from all genres. Proceeds go to support the Sheepshead Bay Library.
How much: Prices are $1 – $3.
More info: 718-368-1815

Smoke Alarm Giveaway
When: Monday, November 30, 4 – 7pm
Where: City Councilman Chaim Deutsch’s district office, 2401 Avenue U (Near East 24th Street)
What: City Councilman Chaim Deutsch is sponsoring a smoke detector giveaway as part of the city’s #GetAlarmedNYC initiative, the largest of it’s kind in the country.
How much: Free
More info: Call the district office at 718-368-9176.

Blood Pressure Screening
When: Tuesday, December 1, 12:30 – 1pm
Where: Kings Bay Library, 3650 Nostrand Avenue (near Avenue W)
What: Have an experienced nurse check your blood pressure.
How much: Free
More info: 718-368-1709

Quilting: Learn and Share Ideas
When: Tuesday, December 1, 2 – 7pm
Where: Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue
What: 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: Free
More info: 718-368-1435

Chess Club
When: Tuesday, December 1, 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, December 1, 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, November 1, 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 include an update on the zoning proposal for Sheepshead Bay.
How much: Free

Movies at the Library: Mr. Turner
When: Wednesday, December 2, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Where: Brighton Beach Library, 16 Brighton First Road (Near Brighton Beach Avenue)
What: Visit the library to see this biographical film about the eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner.
How much: Free
More info: 718-946-2917

Manhattan Beach Community Group Celebrates 75th Anniversary
When: Wednesday, December 2, 7:30pm
Where: PS 195, 131 Irwin Street (Near Hampton Avenue)
What: The civic group will be celebrating 75 years of service to the community. Elected officials are expected to attend. Awards will be given out to group members and dessert and beverages will cap the festivities.
How much: Free

Creative Aging: Mask Making
When: Thursday, December 3, 10:30am – 12:30pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Learn how to make beautiful paper mache masks at this eight-week course.
How much: Free
More info: To register, call 718236-4086.


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