Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Go Running, Adopt A Pet, Watch A Burlesque Show

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It’s getting warmer out so put away your winter jackets and get out and socialize with the people in your community! Here are fun events for everyone in the family going on this week, including Liberty weekend at New Utrecht Reformed Church, the Bensonhurst greenmarket, and a burlesque show.

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Quilting
When: Tuesday, May 31, 2 – 7:30pm
Where: Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Ave. (Bartlett Place)
What: Learn how to make an American quilt, a nice scarf or napkins at the library with your fellow knitters, Brooklyn Quilter’s Guild!
How much: Free
Contact: 718-368-1435

Tween Tech Time
When: Tuesday, May 31, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Where: Gravesend Library, 303 Ave. X at West. 2nd St.
What: Get your kids out from their caves to play video games with other people at the library!
How much: Free
Contact: 718-382-5792

Global Running Day: Marine Park
When: Wednesday, June 1, 6 – 8pm.
Where: Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park, 3000 Fillmore Ave
What: Start stretching and moving with other folks that love running just as much as you do!
How much: Free

DIY: Lego City
When: Thursday, June 2, 3:15 – 4:15pm
Where: Dyker Library, 8202 13th Ave. (@ 82nd St.)
What: Everything is awesome when you’re creating a cool Lego City, put your creativity to the test at the library.
How much: Free

Contact: 718-748-6261

Learn to Ride: Kids
When: Thursday, May 26, 6:30pm
Where: Dyker Playground in Dyker Beach Park Brooklyn, 86 St., Belt Pkwy. bet. Bay 8 St., 14 Ave., and 7 Ave.
What: You’re never to old or young to learn how to ride a bike, get some help from the pros to get you rolling through Brooklyn!
How much: Free
Contact: 718-965-8942

Brooklyn Babydoll’s Tantastic Nudie Showcase Of Class
When: Friday, June 3, 10pm
Where: Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Avenue
What: Watch beautiful people in an “evening of liberty, nudity, stupidity and class.”
How much: $15
Contact: [email protected]

Liberty Weekend At New Utrecht Reformed Church
When: Saturday, June 4, 12 – 4pm
Where: Saint Philip’s Episcopal Church Fair, 11th Ave between 80-81st
What: Give a special furry friend a forever home this weekend from ACC Care Centers!
How much: Free
Contact: [email protected].

Brooklyn Adoption Event
When: Saturday, June 4, 11 – 4pm
Where: Saint Philip’s Episcopal Church Fair, 11th Ave between 80-81st
What: The community will celebrate the 233rd anniversary of the famous pole with historical displays and presentations, Revolutionary War re-enactors, a lecture, a bake sale and tours of the Old New Utrecht Cemetery and other free events.
How much: Free
Contact: [email protected]

Art of Brooklyn Film Festival Outdoor Screening and Block Party
When: Saturday, June 4, 7:00 – 10pm
Where: 41 St., 44 St., bet. 5 Ave. and 7 Ave.
What: Indie films are coming to Brooklyn, check out films like “Rhythm of the City”, “Lake Nowhere”, and “The Life and Times of Tommy Chaos and Stacy Danger,” at this weekend’s film festival. *The party begins at 7:00 p.m. Make sure you get your spot by 8:00 p.m. for the movies.*
How much: Free
Contact: 718-965-8942