Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Stress Coloring, Menopause, And More

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Photo by anatolenyc

Photo by anatolenyc

Do you want to color, crochet or talk about routes to happiness — and for free? Take advantage of your borough-goings on at these local happenings this week.

For even more things to do around Brooklyn, or to add your own upcoming event (some of which we’ll feature in this roundup in the future!), check out our calendar.

“Love Her Madly” Book Club Discussion with author Elizabeth M. Lee
When: Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m.
Where: The BookMark Shoppe at 8415 3rd Avenue
What: A book club discussion with author Elizabeth Lee of “Love Her Madly”.
How Much: FREE

NYC Health + Hospitals hosts health insurance seminars for community
When: Thursday, October 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 2601 Ocean Parkway, 2nd Floor Conference Center
What: Leading up to the open enrollment periods for Medicare and Marketplace, NYC Health + Hospitalsand the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have teamed up for the sixth consecutive year to offer free seminars to help residents understand the health plan options available to them.
How Much: FREE
More info: In order to attend you must RSVP by Thursday, September 29 on the event’s Eventbrite page

Menopause Confidential
When: Tuesday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Where: The BookMark Shoppe at 8415 3rd Avenue
What: An authoritative guide to understanding and navigating the hormonal changes and health issues women experience in midlife and beyond, from one of the leading medical experts in the field.
How Much: FREE

Stress coloring for adults
When: Wednesday, September 28 from 11 a.m. to noon
Where: Highlawn Library at 1664 West 13th Street at Kings Highway
What: Come scribble away your stress at this adult coloring session.
How Much: FREE
More Info: Space is limited. Call (718) 234-7208 or drop by the library to register.

Talking Needles
When: Wednesday, September 28 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: Highlawn Library at 1664 West 13th Street at Kings Highway
What: A weekly meeting for seniors to knit, crochet, craft and coffee klatch.
How Much: FREE

  • Mat50

    A group for “adults” to sit together and “color”? Do they bring their own little blankies for nap time? Too scary for me!