Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Inter-SING, Butoh Festival, Free Movie

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Madison takes the stage (Photo by Elvir Ali)

Madison takes the stage at 2015’s Inter-SING! (Photo by Elvir Ali)

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Check out the Third Annual Inter-SING competition at James Madison High School. There’s also a mobile pet adoption center, a festival celebrating Butoh culture, CPR training, 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

CPR Training with the FDNY
When: Wednesday, March 9, 6 – 8pm
Where: I.S. 303, 501 West Avenue
What: Turn out to learn lifesaving techniques from the city’s heroes when FDNY gives CPR training.
How much: Free

61st Precinct Community Council Meeting
When: Wednesday, March 9, 7:30pm
Where: YDE School, 2533 Coney Island Avenue (Near Gravesend Neck Road)
What: Meet with the precinct’s top officers and share concerns about crime and safety in the neighborhood.
How much: Free

Movies at the Library: Pawn Sacrifice
When: Thursday, March 10, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: This true story chronicles the struggles of Chess prodigy Bobby Fischer, who finds himself caught between a showdown between two global superpowers when his genius capture’s the world’s attention.
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086

Vision Zero Workshop
When: Friday, March 11, 10am
Where: Saint Finbar Cofraternity,138 Bay 20th Street
What: Safer streets begin with team work. Please join DOT at this interactive Vision Zero workshop and share your input about street safety in your community.
How much: Free
More info: Claudette Workman at NYC DOT (646) 892-1350 or cworkman@dot.nyc.gov.

Movies at the Library: Pawn Sacrifice
When: Thursday, March 10, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 138 Bay 20th Street
What: This true story chronicles the struggles of Chess prodigy Bobby Fischer, who finds himself caught between a showdown between two global superpowers when his genius capture’s the world’s attention.
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086,

Coney Island Butoh & Theatre Festival
When: Friday & Saturday, March 11 & 12, 8pm, Sunday, March 13, 4pm
Where: Sideshows by the Seashore, 1208 Surf Avenue
What: The International Culture Lab gathers an idiosyncratic “tribe” of butoh dancers, under the guidance of Mexican master teacher Diego Pinon, to explore this history through body rituals.
How much: $15
More info: Tickets available here.

Mobile Pet Adoption Center
When: Saturday, March 12, 12 – 4pm
Where: Petco, 2601 86th Street (Near Stillwell Avenue)
What: Looking to bring home a new member of your family? The Animal Care Centers of NYC is hosting a mobile pet adoption center.
How much: Free
More info: 212-788-4000

Inter-SING
When: Saturday, March 12, 6pm
Where: James Madison High School, 3787 Bedford Avenue (Near Avenue P
What: Make it out to the Third Annual Inter-SING — in which students from Midwood, Murrow an Madison high schools engage in a friendly but fierce musical competition for bragging rights and prestige. The event benefits the American Cancer Society.
How much: $15
More info: Buy tickets here.

New York Road Runners Open Run
When: Sunday, March 13, 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

  • Sean F

    It figures that the Vision Zero event is scheduled during the workday when the people who own most cars have to be at work. The only side that will get heard are out-of-work hipsters who hate cars.