Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Television Production, Sci-Fi Fun, Emergency Training

Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Television Production, Sci-Fi Fun, Emergency Training
(Photo: chelleny / Instagram)
(Photo: chelleny / Instagram)

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Get your sci-fi fix at a free screening of The Martian. There’s also a television production class, an emergency preparedness class, lots of options for exercise and much 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 26, 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

Poetry & Percussion
When: Tuesday, January 25, 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

Falun Dafa Exercise
When: Wednesday, January 27, 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

Baby Tarab Sing and Dance Bil ‘Arabi
When: Wednesday, January 27, 11:30am – 12:30pm
Where: Fort Hamilton Library, 9424 Fourth Avenue (Near 95th Street)
What: As part of the Brooklyn Public Library’s World Language Family Series, the Fort Hamilton branch will be hosting an event for children and families that celebrates Arabic culture. Those who attend will enjoy oud music, sing along to traditional Levantine songs and join in a dabkeh folk dance.
How much: Free
More info: Register here.

Manhattan Beach Community Group Meeting
When: Wednesday, January 27, 7:30pm
Where: PS 195, 131 Irwin Street (Near Hampton Avenue)
What: Learn how to prepare for future storms, power outages and other emergencies. Those who register in advance will be given a free “go-bag” from the state.
How much: Free
More info: Register here or call the Manhattan Beach Community Group at 718-200-1845.

Movies at the Library: The Martian
When: Thursday, January 28, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Get your science fiction fix when the library hosts a free screening of The Martian, which is nominated for Best Picture this year at the Oscars. The film stars MAtt Damon as a scientist who must try to survive on the Red Planet after being left behind when the rest of his crew escapes a massive sand storm.
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086

Jewelry Making
When: Friday, January 29, 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

Television Studio Production
When: Saturday, January 30, 10:30am – 4:30pm
Where: Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue (Near West 19th Street)
What: Learn the basics about how to use the equipment in a television studio. This is a two day course.
How much: $60 plus a $3.99 fee.
More info: Register here.

New York Road Runners Open Run
When: Sunday, January 31, 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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