Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Adopt A Pet, Film Screenings, Civic Meeting

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Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. If you’re looking for a pet, the Animal Care Centers of NYC is bringing their mobile adoption center to Sheepshead Bay this weekend. There’s also a community meeting related to health and safety, as well as a few movie screenings and lots of other fun activities.

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Quilting: Learn and Share Ideas
When: Tuesday, April 19, 2 – 7:30pm
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, April 19, 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

Film Festival: All About Eve
When: Wednesday, April 20, 2:30 – 5:30pm
Where: Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue (Near Bartlett Place)
What: After a screening of All About Eve, a classic movie about the social circle of a stage actress, there will be discussion about the film with other movie buffs.
How much: Free
More info: 718-368-1435

Digital Camera Basics
When: Wednesday, April 20, 3 – 5pm
Where: Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue (Near West 19th Street)
What: Learn all the tricks used to make beautiful photographs at this class sponsored by BRIC.
How much: Free
More info: Register here.

Movies at the Library: Spotlight
When: Thursday, April 21, 2:30 – 4:45pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Get comfy and check out this free screening of Spotlight, about the team of journalists at the Boston Glob who broke the molestation scandal that rocked the Catholic Church.
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086

Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association Meeting
When: Thursday, April 21, starting at 7:30pm
Where: Carmine Carro Community Center, Fillmore Avenue, between Madison Place & Marine Parkway.
What: The meeting will feature a discussion about “Dealing with fears and threats to health and safety at the local level.” Speakers will be from the Department of Health, Coney Island Hospital, and the NYPD’s Counter-Terrorism Unit.
How much: Free

Movies at the Library: Elsa and Fred
When: Friday, April 22, 1 – 3pm
Where: Gravesend Library, 303 Avenue X (Near West 2nd Street)
What: Curl up alongside your neighbors and watch Elsa and Fred, a movie about about two people who discover it’s never too late to fall in love.
How much: Free
More info: 718-382-5792

ShapeUp NYC
When: Saturday, April 23, 11am – 12pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Exercise made easy! Join expert fitness trainers and get your body moving. Being active is fun!
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086

Mobile Pet Adoption Center
When: Saturday, April 23, 12 – 4pm
Where: Petco, 1610 Avenue Y (Near East 16th Street)
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