Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Holiday Card Making, Poetry Jam Session & More

Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Holiday Card Making, Poetry Jam Session & More
(Photo: Mosman Library / Flickr)
(Photo: Mosman Library / Flickr)

There’s lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Add a special touch to your holiday cards this season by attending a card making workshop. There’s also a history lesson, a poetry jam, a media education seminar 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

Create Holiday Cards
When: Tuesday, December 8, 11am – 12pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Nothing says happy holidays like a homemade card. Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher to create the perfect season greeting.
How much: Free
More info: Register in advance here.

Health Discussion: Influenza Vaccination
When: Tuesday, December 8, 12 – 12:30pm
Where: Kings Bay Library, 3650 Nostrand Avenue (Near Avenue W)
What: Learn about the importance of getting a flu shot during this discussion presented by NORC.
How much: Free
More info: 718-368-1709

Blood Pressure Screening
When: Tuesday, December 8, 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 8, 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

Poetry & Percussion
When: Tuesday, December 8, 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, December 9, 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

BRIC Media Education Orientation
When: Wednesday, December 9, 3 – 5pm
Where: Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue (Near West 19th Street)
What: Want to learn what community access television is all about? Check out this presentation by BRIC to learn what classes, programs, resources, and services the organization provides that can help you create your own show on public access.
How much: Free
More info: 718-265-3220

A History of the United States Economy
When: Wednesday, December 9, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Seems like election season always puts the economy at the top of everyone’s mind. And this year, the issue is especially polarizing. Get some context about the topic in this lesson, which covers the US economy between 1865 and 1965, presented by librarian and researcher Stephen Gelman.
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086

Creative Aging: Mask Making
When: Thursday, December 10, 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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