Things To Do This Week, Through December 4: Library Knitting Classes, Town Hall Open Mic At Brooklyn Music School, And ICI Fort Greene Community Day

Things To Do This Week, Through December 4: Library Knitting Classes, Town Hall Open Mic At Brooklyn Music School, And ICI Fort Greene Community Day

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

For family-friendly and kids events, see this week’s (through December 8) Kid Calendar.

Submit your event listing to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30

brooklyn eats on myrtle

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 1

Ask a Tech
When: Tuesday, December 1 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.

Free Movie Tuesday: “Behind The Candelabra”
When: Tuesday, December 1 at 2pm
Where: Clinton Hill Library at 380 Washington Avenue
What: 2013 Film based on the novel of the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his much younger lover, Scott Thorson is recounted. Starring Michael Douglas & Matt Damon. Not Rated – Running Time 120 min.

Resume Workshop
When: Tuesday, December 1 at 6:30pm
Where: Clinton Hill Library at 380 Washington Avenue
What: Free drop-in resume assistance: No appointment necessary. Bring your resume with you or ask for help creating one. Brush up on your interviewing techniques. Asisstance with LinkedIn and other social media accounts.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2

Image via Baba Cool.
Image via Baba Cool.

DIY: Knitting and Crocheting
When: 
Wednesday, December 2 at 5pm
Where: Bedford Library at 496 Franklin Avenue
What: Learn basic knitting and crocheting skills. Please bring your own needle and yarn.

Aerobics Class
When: Wednesday, December 2 at 6pm
Where: Bedford Library at 380 Washington Avenue
What: Free fitness class for all ages.

DIY Knitting Loom
When: Wednesday, December 2 at 6pm
Where: Clinton Hill Library at 380 Washington Avenue
What: Learn to knit on a loom; Make a Sashay scarf for yourself or for someone else. Materials will be supplied; Supplies are limited. Registration is Required for 20 Participants Only. Must come in to Sign-Up at the Information Desk.

Photo by David Andrako.
Photo by David Andrako.

Shape Up Dance Fitness
When: Wednesday, December 2 fat 6:45pm
Where: Clinton Hill Library at 380 Washington Avenue
What: Free fitness class for all ages and experience levels.

ICI Fort Greene Community Day
When: Wednesday, December 2 from 7-9pm
Where: 246 DeKalb Avenue
What: Free live music, an open mic, and an open house. Bring your folks & celebrate our community! 

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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

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 3

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

OpenMic

Vertical Thursday Wine Tasting
When: Thursdays from 5:30-8pm
Where: Corkscrew Wines at 489 Myrtle Avenue
What: Free weekly wine tasting. Educational and casual to explore specific grapes or a region. Discover what makes your favorite wines unique. You are the expert of what works for you, Corkscrew is here for you to discover what that is.

Brooklyn Town Hall Open Mic
When: Thursday, December 3 from 6:30-9pm
Where: Brooklyn Music school at 126 Saint Felix Street
What: Hosted by Comptroller Scott Stringer.

Comedy Thursdays
When: Thursdays from 7:30-10pm
Where: Splitty at 415 Myrtle Avenue
What: Greg Johnson and Larry Murphy (Bob’s Burgers) host this weekly comedy show featuring a curated night of stand-up, characters, and the unexpected.
How much: $5 cover

Live Music
When: Thursdays at 9pm
Where: The Great Georgiana at 248 DeKalb Avenue
What: Truly Yours, presented by Akalepse.

Function Thursdays Live Music
When: Thursdays at 9pm
Where: Putnam’s Pub at 419 Myrtle Avenue
What: Jessica Mahasin and DJs Jeff Haze/Asen James
How much: Free

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

Cocktail Happy Hour
When: Friday, December 4 from 4-6pm
Where: Black Forest Brooklyn at 733 Fulton Street
What: To celebrate the official launch of our new cocktail program — combining German old school with Brooklyn new school — we hope you can join us for a special Cocktail Happy Hour where we will officially introduce the cocktails, and you will be able to enjoy it for half the price!

Photo courtesy of Corkscrew Wines
Photo courtesy of Corkscrew Wines

Wine Tasting
When: Fridays from 5-8pm
Where: Leon and Son Wine & Spirits at 995 Fulton Street
What: Free tasting at the new Clinton Hill shop!

Greene Grape Wine Tasting
When: Fridays from 6-8pm
Where: Greene Grape Wine Store at 753 Fulton Street
What: Come sample a selection of this week’s wines!

Holiday Party
When: Friday, December 4 at 7:30pm
Where: Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church
What: Hosted by the Fort Greene Association. Celebrate the holidays with neighbors and a Local Merchant Raffle that features gift certificates for dining, shopping, and services. Dinner provided by local restaurants, entertainment and beverages by the FGA. Children welcome. Admission supports FGA holiday dinners to those in need.
How much: $10. RSVP to Roslyn Huebener at 718-744-4910 or roslyn@historicfortgreene.org.

Comedy Show
When: Fridays at 8pm
Where: Five Spot Soul Food at 459 Myrtle Avenue
What: Free comedy show every Friday night.

Karaoke Night
When: Fridays from 8pm-12am
Where: SIP Bar at 14 Putnam Avenue
What: Every Friday night. Hosted by Kings of Karaoke.
How much: Free

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BAMCafe Live: Matt Darriau’s Paradox Trio
When: Friday, December 4 at 9:30pm
Where: BAM Peter Jay Sharp Building at 30 Lafayette Avenue
What: Intoxicating Romany rhythms meet thrilling jazz improvisation in the boundary-pushing sounds of Paradox Trio. World music woodwind virtuoso Matt Darriau (of Grammy-winning ensemble the Klezmatics) leads the outfit, performing intricate, shape-shifting melodic lines on the traditional gaida, a Bulgarian bagpipe; the flute-like kaval; and the driving Balkan beats of the dumbek.

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