Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Poetry Jams, Yoga At The Park, Sandy Recovery Job Fair

Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Poetry Jams, Yoga At The Park, Sandy Recovery Job Fair
(Photo: Luna Park NYC / Facebook)
(Photo: Luna Park NYC / Facebook)

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week! Pick up some cheap books and support your local library, hang out at the Halloween Harvest, or relax at the yoga session at Marine Park. There are also free flu shots being administered by local politicians, a job fair for sandy recovery efforts, and much more.

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Luna Park’s Halloween Harvest
When: Saturday, September 26 – November 1, all day
Where: Luna Park, 1000 Surf Avenue
What: The amusement park’s annual fall festival will feature story telling, a pumpkin patch, balloon art, crafts, s’mores, doggie parades, karaoke, and more.
How much: Free
More info: Website

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

Flu Shots at City Councilman Chaim Deutsch’s Office
When: Tuesday, October 20, 9am – 1pm
Where: City Councilman Chaim Deutsch’s district office, 2401 Avenue U (Near East 24th Street)
What: City Councilman Chaim Deutsch will be providing free flu shots at his office. You must schedule an appointment in advance.
How much: Free
More info: Schedule an appointment by calling the district office at 718-368-9176.

Flu Shots at Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein’s Office
When: Tuesday, October 20, 9:30am – 12pm
Where: Philip Howard Building, 1655 Flatbush Avenue
What: Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein is partnering with Mt. Sinai Hospital to provide free flu shots.
How much: Free
More info: Schedule an appointment by calling the district office at 718-648-4700.

Flu Shots at Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz’s Office
When: Tuesday, October 20, 1 – 4pm
Where: Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz’s district office, 1800 Sheepshead Bay Road (Near Emmons Avenue)
What: Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz will be providing free flu shots at his office. You must schedule an appointment in advance.
How much: Free
More info: Schedule an appointment by calling the district office at 718-743-4078.

Poetry & Percussion
When: Tuesday, October 20, 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

Sandy Recovery Opportunity and Resource Fair
When: Tuesday, October 20, 5 – 8pm
Where: Liberation Diploma Plus High School, 2865 West 19th Street, between Neptune Avenue and Mermaid Avenue
What: Meet with a Workforce1 recruiter to get connected with jobs related to the Sandy recovery effort. You must register in advance and bring 5 – 10 copies of your resume.
How much: Free
More info: You must register before midnight on Monday, October 19. To register, visit this website.

Digital Camera Basics
When: Tuesday, October 20, 5:45 – 7:45pm
Where: Kings Highway Library, 2115 Ocean Avenue (Near Kings Highway)
What: Learn to make beautiful images at this class that will teach you how to use all the features on your camera.
How much: Free
More info: 718-375-3037

Vladimir Peshkov: Photography Slide Presentation
When: Tuesday, October 20, 6 – 7:30pm
Where: Kings Bay Library, 3650 Nostrand Avenue (Near Avenue W)
What: Vladimir Peshkov is an artist from St. Petersburg, He is a member of the “Free Culture” fellowship and the founder of the humanitarian charity project “Artists for Children.” Peshkov will display and discuss works from his new project “Faces of St. Petersburg Culture.” The program will be given in Russian.
How much: Free
More info: 718-368-1709

Senior Fitness: Yoga at Marine Park
When: Wednesday, October 21, 9 – 10am
Where: Salt Marsh Nature Center, East 33rd Street and Avenue U
What: Seniors 60 and over are invited to a yoga session to promote health and wellness.
How much: Free
More info: 718-760-6999

Flu Shots at Councilman Alan Maisel’s Office
When: Wednesday, October 21, 10am – 1:30pm
Where: Councilman Alan Maisel’s district office, 2424 Ralph Avenue (Near Avenue N)
What: City Councilman Alan Maisel, in conjunction with Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, will be providing free flu shots. You must schedule an appointment.
How much: Free
More info: Schedule an appointment by calling the district office at 718-241-9330.

Building a Website
When: Wednesday, October 21, 11am – 12:30pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Interested in starting your own website? This class will offer you a tutorial on how to use Weebly, the website building software. The only things that you will need are: an e-mail address and a basic knowledge of the computer.
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086

Manhattan Beach Community Group Meeting
When: Wednesday, October 21, 7:30pm
Where: P.S. 195, 131 Irwin Street (Near Hampton Avenue)
What: Speakers will include the 61st Precinct’s Commanding Officer, Captain Winston Faison, and Loyola Princivil-Barnett, administrator for the Menorah Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care.
How much: Free

Flu Shots at City Councilman Chaim Deutsch’s Office
When: Thursday, October 22, 10am – 1pm
Where: City Councilman Chaim Deutsch’s district office, 2401 Avenue U (Near East 24th Street)
What: City Councilman Chaim Deutsch will be providing free flu shots at his office. You must schedule an appointment in advance.
How much: Free
More info: Schedule an appointment by calling the district office at 718-368-9176.

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