Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Sharks At The Library, Civic Meetings, Rising Stars Performance

Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Sharks At The Library, Civic Meetings, Rising Stars Performance
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New York Aquarium presents: Mystery of the Deep – Sharks!
When: Tuesday, June 23 at 10am
Where: McKinley Park Library, 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway
What: Explore the amazing world of sharks without getting your feet wet. Sharks have a myriad of myths and tales associated with them; but what is the real story behind these amazing animals that have been around long before dinosaurs existed? Satisfy your curiosity about these predators as we sink our teeth into the wonders of sharks and discover why healthy oceans need sharks.
How much: Free
More info: Website

Information Table: WellCare Health Plan
When: Tuesday, June 23 at 11am
Where: Kings Bay Library, 3650 Nostrand Avenue
What: WellCare has developed a full complement of expertise in the three major areas of government-sponsored health care: Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. Come and take advantage of all the services they provide.
How much: Free
More info: (718) 230-2100, ext. 51141

Ice Cream Fundraiser for Historic Lott House
When: Tuesday, June 23 at 1pm-9pm
Where: Sundaes by the Park, 3512 Avenue S
What: Local ice cream shop Sundaes by the Park will host a fundraiser for Marine Park’s historic Lott House. A percentage of proceeds from ice cream sales will go to the Hendrick I. Lott House Preservation Association to develop programming and keep one of New York City’s oldest homes in good shape.
How much: Prices vary
More info: Facebook

Community Board 15 Meeting
When: Tuesday, June 23 at 6:30pm
Where: Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Boulevard, faculty dining room
What: Community Board 15 will hold its final meeting of the season, celebrated with refreshments and socializing before the meeting at 6:30. The agenda items begin at 7, with four zoning items and a hearing on a proposed sidewalk cafe license for Roll-n-Roaster. There will also be a vote for a new letter of support on the proposed development at 1801 Emmons Avenue, the former site of El Greco Diner, after the developer altered his plans to include more seating in the commercial space and public plaza areas of the plan.
How much: Free
More info: Website (includes agenda)

Write and Recite (55+)
When: Wednesday, June 24 at 2pm
Where: Kings Highway Library, 2115 Ocean Avenue
What: Older adults read their own written stories.
How much: Free
More info: Website

Sinatra and Me with Van Parrish
When: Wednesday, June 24 at 2pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street
What: Enjoy classic Sinatra favorites as interpreted by crooner Van Parrish.
How much: Free
More info: Website

Unemployment Strikeforce Presentation
When: Wednesday, June 24 at 7pm
Where: Knights of Columbus, 1305 86th Street
What: State Senator Marty Golden, the New York State Department of Labor and the 13th Avenue Merchants Association will hold a presentation on a new program to reduce unemployment rates.
How much: Free
More info: Website

Manhattan Beach Community Group meeting
When: Wednesday, June 24 at 8pm
Where: P.S. 195, 131 Irwin Street
What: The Manhattan Beach Community Group will hold its monthly meeting. On the agenda is a discussion of proposed changes to New York City zoning designed to create more affordable and senior/disabled housing, but which some say will upzone residential areas. Refreshments will be served.
How much: Free
More info: manhattanbeachbrooklyn.org@gmail.com

Fourth of July Celebration at Cherry Hill
When: Thursday, June 25 at 6pm
Where: Cherry Hill Gourmet Market,1901 Emmons Avenue, 2nd floor
What: Cherry Hill Gourmet Market and the Be Proud Foundation will host an Independence Day celebration, to recognize how people “from all parts of the world pulled together and made America what it is today.”
How much: Free
More info: (347) 613-5332

Rising Stars Series: “What a Wonderful World” musical production
When: Thursday, June 25 at 6:30pm
Where: Sheepshead Bay Library, 2636 East 14th Street
What: Join neighbors for an amazing vocal and instrumental performances by young rising stars.
How much: Free
More info: Facebook

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