Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Summer Stroll, Fun City Bowl, Irwin Meyer Band

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(Photo: Sheepshead Bites)

(Photo: Sheepshead Bites)

Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week! Don’t miss the Third Annual Sheepshead Bay Summer Stroll this weekend. There’s also a football match between ops and firefighters at MCU Park, a concert at New Utrecht Reformed Church, community meetings, a health fair and more!

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Digital Camera Basics
When: Tuesday, May 17, 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.

Poetry & Percussion
When: Tuesday, May 17, 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

62nd Precinct Community Council Meeting
When: Tuesday, May 17, 7:30pm
Where: 62nd Precinct Station House, 1925 Bath Avenue
What: Got a question about public safety in Bensonhurst? Bring it up at he 62nd Precint’s community council meeting.
How much: Free
More info: Contact the precinct’s community affairs office at 718-236-2501.

Manhattan Beach Community Group Meeting
When: Wednesday, May 18, 7:30pm
Where: PS 195, 131 Irwin Street (Near Hampton Avenue)
What: A representative from the Brooklyn DA’s office will be speaking about how to recognize and report telephone scams. The meeting will also include discussions about the recently passed shopping bag fee and the new traffic plan on Sheepshead Bay Road.
How much: Free

Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association Meeting
When: Thursday, May 19, 7:30pm
Where: Carmine Carro Community Center, Fillmore Avenue, between Madison Place & Marine Parkway.
What: The meeting will feature a discussion about local parks as well as issues related to construction, improvement projects, crime & safety, and local programs.
How much: Free

Movies at the Library: Secretariat
When: Friday, May 20, 1 – 3pm
Where: Gravesend Library, 303 Avenue X (Near West 2nd Street)
What: Curl up alongside your neighbors and watch Secretariat,a feature film about the legendary Triple Crown winning horse.
How much: Free
More info: 718-382-5792

Community Health Fair
When: Saturday, May 21, 10am – 2pm
Where: William E. Grady High School, 25 Brighton 4th Road
What: There will be fun activities for the kids as well as CPR and first aid training, dental screenings, and information on medical and insurance services.
How much: Free
More info: Contact Stacy Matone at 718-332-5000 ext. 1350

Television Studio Production
When: Saturday, May 21, 10:30am – 4:30pm
Where: Coney Island Library, 1901 Mermaid Avenue (Near West 19th Street)
What: Learn he basics of studio production, including three camera switching, audio configurations, green screen, as well as floor managing and directing. Successful completion leads to becoming a Certified Community Producer.
How much: $60
More info: Purchase tickets here.

Mobile Pet Adoption Center
When: Sunday, May 22, 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

Sheepshead Bay Summer Stroll
When: Sunday, May 22, 12 – 5pm
Where: Sheepshead Bay Road, between East 15th Street and Emmons Avenue
What: Join with your neighbors for the Third Annual Sheepshead Bay Summer Stroll, when Sheepshead Bay Road will be transformed into a pedestrian plaza full of local cuisines, family fun activities, DJs, live music, car shows, eating contests, giveaways, shopping, and more!
How much: Free

Fun City Bowl
When: Sunday, May 22, 2pm
Where: MCU Park, 1904 Surf Avenue
What: Police and firefighters will go head-to-head during their annual football match. Money raised from the game benefits the NYPD Widows’ & Children’s Fund and the FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation.
How much: $20
More info: Purchase tickets here.

Irwin Meyer American Legion Headquarters Band
When: Sunday, May 22, 2:30pm
Where: New Utrecht Reformed Church, 18th Avenue and 84th Street
What: The all-volunteer Irwin Meyer American Legion Headquarters Band, named after the beloved conductor who died last year, will be playing a free concert.
How much: Free
More info: Contact 718-256-7173 or [email protected].