Things To Do This Week, Through December 27: PSA3 Toy Giveaway, Free Screening Of “A Christmas Carol,” And Comedy At Five Spot

Things To Do This Week, Through December 27: PSA3 Toy Giveaway, Free Screening Of “A Christmas Carol,” And Comedy At Five Spot

Below you’ll find information on events through the week in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Check back Thursday to see what’s scheduled this weekend!

For family-friendly and kids events, see this week’s (through December 22) Kid Calendar.

Submit your event listing to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 21

corkscrew wines lineupTasting: Wine and Spirits
When: Monday, December 21 from 5-7pm
Where: Greene Grape Wine and Spirits at 765 Fulton Street
What: Celebrate Italian Christmas with a festive, fizzy Lambrusco and two deep, structured reds from the north.

Monday Night Karaoke
When: Mondays from 8-11pm
Where: Brooklyn Eats on Myrtle at 474 Myrtle Avenue
What: Show off your range while hitting all the notes in your favorite song during Brooklyn Eats on Myrtle’s weekly karaoke event.  Between 8pm and 11pm, enjoy food and drink while enjoying the vocal stylings of fellow locals.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22

Ask a Tech
When: Tuesday, December 22 at 11am
Where: Bedford Library at 496 Franklin Avenue
What: Learn about computer hardware and software. Learn how to use the mouse, search the library website. Surf the internet and setup an email address.

Chocolate and Tea Tasting
When: Tuesday, December 22 from 11am-7pm
Where: Greene Grape Provisions at 753 Fulton Street
What: There is no shortage of good chocolate makers in the New York region, but Raaka Chocolate has won over our tastebuds with their well tempered bars made right in Red Hook. Come taste the magic for yourself from 11am-3pm, and then finish it up with a perfect cup of tea from Teapigs from 3-7pm.

Book Discussion: “A More Perfect Union,” by Dr. Ben Carson
When: Tuesday, December 22 from 1:30-2:30pm

christmas carol movie

Where: Walt Whitman Library at 93 Saint Edwards Street
What: Please join us for two timely and eventful book discussion themes. We also discuss literature, current events and issues.

Free Movie: “A Christmas Carol”
When: Tuesday, December 22 at 2pm
Where: Clinton Hill Library at 380 Washington Avenue
What: 1938 Charles Dickens film classic, A Christmas Carol. Starring Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison.  Not Rated – Running time – 86 min.
How Much: FREE

Read To Me
When: Tuesday, December 22 at 3:30pm
Where: Walt Whitman Library at 93 Saint Edwards Street
What: Kids ages 8-12 practice reading aloud.  Vocabulary, comprehension, pronounciation and annunciation are emphasized.

Photo via Mandy Jansen.
Photo via Mandy Jansen.

PSA3 Toy Giveaway
When: Tuesday, December 22 from 4-6pm
Where: Myrtle Avenue and Ingersoll, Whitman, and Farragut Houses
What: Members of the NYPD’s PSA# 3 housing unit will ride in a marked police van through the Fort Greene community and hand out toys to children specifically in Ingersoll, Whitman and Farragut Houses. We have toys for infants boys/girls, young boys/girls and adolescent boys/girls. Santa and Captain Minch will also be on hand.

Wine Tasting
When: Tuesday, December 22 from 5-7pm
Where: Greene Grape Wine and Spirits at 765 Fulton Street
What: Chablis & Chateauneuf-du-Pape are the stars of the night.

victoria nicodemus art vigil

Vigil And Art Project For Victoria Nicodemus
When: Tuesday, December 22 at 6:30pm
Where: Outside Habana Outpost at Fulton Street and South Portland Avenue
What: A tribute to Victoria Nicodemus, the 30-year-old who was killed when a car jumped the curb at this exact spot. Her family, friends, and colleagues join elected officials and transportation advocates to remember her and launch an art installation in her memory.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23

DIY: Knitting and Crocheting
When: 
Wednesday, December 23 at 5pm
Where: Bedford Library at 496 Franklin Avenue
What: Learn basic knitting and crocheting skills. Please bring your own needle and yarn.

Wine Tasting
When: Wednesday, December 23 from 5-7pm
Where: Greene Grape Wine and Spirits at 765 Fulton Street
What: We’re finishing strong on Wednesday with a deliciously decadent port and some lovely Rieslings.

Goat Milk Custard Tasting
When: Wednesday, December 23 from 5-8pm
Where: Greene Grape Provisions at 753 Fulton Street
What: Enjoy one last bite of light decadence before the richness that follows over the holiday- try some Victory Garden Frozen goat’s milk custard.

Image courtesy of Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.
Image courtesy of Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.

Aerobics Class
When: Wednesday, December 23 at 6pm
Where: Bedford Library at 380 Washington Avenue
What: Free fitness class for all ages.

Trivia Night
When: Wednesdays from 8-11pm
Where: Putnam’s Pub at 419 Myrtle Avenue
What: Weekly trivia competition to win gift cards of $100 to Putnam’s. Beer specials all night.
How much: Free

Comedy at Five Spot
When: Wednesday, December 23 from 8pm-12am
Where: Five Spot Soul Food at 459 Myrtle Avenue
What: Comedy show.
How Much: Free/no cover

Trivia Wednesdays
When: Wednesdays at 9pm
Where: Moot Bar at 579 Myrtle Avenue
What: Inaugural trivia night! Five rounds of 10 questions each on variety of subject matter from cereal box characters to physics. Winning team gets $50 off their bar tab.
How much: Free

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24
CHRISTMAS EVE

Image via Brooklyn Public Library.
Image via Brooklyn Public Library.

Build With LEGOS
When: Thursday, December 24 at 11am
Where: Clinton Hill Library at 380 Washington Avenue
What: School is out, so come to the library and see how many cool LEGO creations you and your friends can build in an hour!

Movement Class For Older Adults
When: Thursdays from 11am-12pm
Where: Ingersoll Community Center at 177 Myrtle Avenue
What: Led by Mark Morris Dance Center faculty. Explore movement and music in a creative and fun way. Designed to use gentle movement to explore and increase range of motion for older adults.
How much: FREE

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25
CHRISTMAS DAY

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27

Image via Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.
Image via Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.

Holiday Crafts At BLICK
When: Sunday, December 27 from 1-3pm
Where: BLICK Art Supplies at 536 Myrtle Avenue
What: Participate in children’s holiday craft demos. Today: Sculpey Bead Making.
How Much: Free

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