Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Marine Park Cleanup, Exercise Class, Bridge Of Spies

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Looking for birds in Marine Park.

Looking for birds in Marine Park. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Volunteer to help cleanup Marine Park. Then you can enjoy your hard work during a free exercise class at the park. There are also movie screenings, a circus show, a jazz concert and much more!

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Quilting: Learn and Share Ideas
When: Tuesday, April 5, 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

Chess Club
When: Tuesday, April 5, 3 – 5pm
Where: Kings Highway Library, 2115 Ocean Avenue (Near Kings Highway)
What: Sharpen your chess skills with other players. Open to all skill levels.
How much: Free
More info: 718-375-3037

Poetry & Percussion
When: Tuesday, April 5, 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

Sheepshead Bay/Plumb Beach Civic Meeting
When: Tuesday, April 5, 7:45pm
Where: The Waterford on the Bay, 2900 Bragg Street (Near Emmons Avenue)
What: Bring your concerns about issues related to the community. The meeting will also address the recent potential dangers related to fallen trees.
How much: Free

Kingsborough presents MUSIC TALKS
When: Thursday, April 7, 2 – 3pm
Where: Kings Bay Library, 3650 Nostrand Avenue (Near Avenue W)
What: Kingsborough presents a world-class jazz quartet. Hosted by Elad Kabilio and Music Talks, the event features jazz classics from Latin America.
How much: Free
More info: 718-368-1709

Movies at the Library: Bridge of Spies
When: Thursday, April 7, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Where: New Utrecht Library, 1743 86th Street (Near Bay 17th Street)
What: Cozy up with neighbors and watch “Bridge of Spies,” a movie about an American lawyer recruited to defend an a Soviet spy during the Cold War. However, when the Soviet’s propose swapping his client for a downed American pilot, the main character’s involvement becomes deeper.
How much: Free
More info: 718-236-4086

Movies at the Library: Age of Adeline
When: Friday, April 8, 1 – 3pm
Where: Gravesend Library, 303 Avenue X (Near West 2nd Street)
What: Feast your eyes on this movie about a woman and daughter her open a chocolate shop in a small French village. Their endeavor shakes of the town’s rigid morality.
How much: Free
More info: 718-382-5792

Marine Park Cleanup
When: Saturday, April 9, 9:30am – 1:30pm
Where: Marine Park, Gerritsen Avenue, between Lois and Seba avenues
What: Sign up for beauty duty at Marine Park. The event will also supply lunch and give volunteers a tour of the park’s wildlife and educaional opportunities.
How much: Free
More info: Register here.

ShapeUp NYC
When: Saturday, April 9, 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

Bindlestiff Cavalcade of Youth
When: Saturday, April 9, 4pm
Where: Sideshows by the Seashore, 1208 Surf Avenue
What: See the future stars if the big circus tents at this variety show featuring talented veterans and amateur youth. Acts include jugglers, diminutive dancers, adolescent acrobats, and more.
How much: $15 for adults, $10 for under-21
More info: By tickets here.

Free Exercise Class at Marine Park
When: Sunday, April 10, 10am
Where: Marine Park, near Fillmore Avenue
What: Hearty Meals, a health food company, is sponsoring a free work out session. Personal trainers Leah Love Sosa and Dmitry Michin will help you how to strengthen your core, get limber, and feel great.
How much: Free
More info: RSVP here.

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