Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Pet Adoption, Jewelry Making, Video Production & More

Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Pet Adoption, Jewelry Making, Video Production & More
(Photo: Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) / Facebook)
(Photo: Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) / Facebook)

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Check out the Animal Care Centers of NYC’s mobile pet adoption center in Sheepshead Bay. There are also video production classes, exercise session, poetry jams and more.

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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

Learn About Health Insurance Plans
When: Tuesday, January 19, 12 – 7pm
Where: Kings Highway Library, 2115 Ocean Avenue (Near Kings Highway)
What: Learn about qualified health insurance plans from trained and certified navigator.
How much: Free
More info: 718-375-3037

Chess Club
When: Tuesday, January 19, 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, January 19, 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

Community Board 15 Meeting
When: Tuesday, January 19, 7pm
Where: Kingsborough Community College, Room U112, 2001 Oriental Boulevard
What: Bring up issues related to your neighborhood and hear from community leaders. The board will also review an application for a sidewalk cafe license.
How much: Free
More info: 718-332-3008

Falun Dafa Exercise
When: Wednesday, January 20, 11am – 12pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Are you looking to relieve stress and find peace of mind? Participate in this meditation exercise.
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086

Video Production in the Field
When: Wednesday, January 20, 3 – 7pm
Where: Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue (Near West 19th Street)
What: Sign up for this three-week class to learn the skills to produce high-quality, professional videos. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.
How much: $50
More info: Register here.

Jewelry Making
When: Friday, January 22, 2 – 3:30pm
Where: Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 East 14th Street (Near Avenue Z)
What: Get creative making your own hand-crafted jewelry. Make a gift for your friends or something nice for yourself!
How much: Free
More info: 718-368-1815

Sodom by the Sea Salon
When: Every Saturday and Sunday, from November 7 to February 7
Where: Coney Island USA Shooting Gallery/Arts Annex, 1214 Surf Avenue
What: The Coney Island Museum presents a cross section of Coney inspired works – paintings, watercolors, photographs and drawings – done between 2008 and 2015 by over 75 artists, hailing from Australia to the West End of Coney Island, presented on the home turf where their inspiration began.
How much: Free
More info: Website

Intro to DSLR Filmmaking
When: Saturday, January 23, 10:30am – 4:30pm
Where: Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue (Near West 19th Street)
What: Get your feet wet in filmmaking. Learn the basics of making professional-quality videos with a DSLR camera.
How much: $20 and a $1.99 fee
More info: Register here.

Mobile Pet Adoption Center
When: Saturday, January 23, 12 – 4pm
Where: Petco, 1610 Avenue Y (Near East 16th Street)
What: Looking to bring home a new member of your family? The Animal Care Centers of NYC is hosting a mobile pet adoption center.
How much: Free
More info: 212-788-4000

New York Road Runners Open Run
When: Sunday, January 24, 9 – 10am
Where: Marine Park, near Fillmore Avenue and Madison Place.
What: Get some fresh air and exercise! Join with your neighbors for a run through Marine Park.
How much: Free

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