Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Coney Island Parachute Jump Going Pink, Free Tai Chi Classes, And More

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The 62nd Precinct is quite pink this October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Photo by Hannah Frishberg

The 62nd Precinct is quite pink this October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Photo by Hannah Frishberg

Stay up to date on community happenings and take care of your body with various free flu shot events and local group meetings this week in southern Brooklyn.

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.

Community Education Council District 20
When: Tuesday October 25 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: PS 204 at 8101 15th Avenue
What: Community Education Council District 20 is hosting a town hall meeting, to be attended by Chancellor Carmen Farina. There will be an opportunity for questions from the public.
How Much: FREE
More Info: Interpretation services will be available. All District 20 parents are urged to attend!

Breast cancer survivor Assembly member Pamela Harris to light Parachute Jump pink
When: Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m., with the lighting occurring at 7 p.m.
Where: Boardwalk and West 19th Street
What: Assembly member Harris to light the Coney Island Parachute Jump in pink to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month
How Much: FREE
More Info: To RSVP to the event please call (347) 922-8686

Learn how to get published
When: Wednesday, October 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: The BookMark Shoppe at 8415 3rd Avenue
What: A workshop led by writer and editor Lisa Cappiello will show participants how to access popular publications seeking freelance submissions and how to write a cover letter, among other skills.
How Much: $3

Community Board 13 general board meeting
When: Wednesday, October 26 at 7 p.m.
Where: Coney Island Hospital at 2601 Ocean Parkway, 2nd floor
What: Community Board 13 represents Brighton Beach, Coney Island, Gravesend and Sea Gate.
How Much: FREE

Stress coloring for adults
When: Wednesday, October 26 from 11 to 12 p.m.
Where: Highlawn Library at 1664 West 13th Street
What: Adult coloring “generates wellness, quietness, and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity.” Come in, color and relax for a while.
How Much: FREE
More Info: Space is limited so call (718) 234-7208 or stop in to register

Tai Chi
When: Tuesday, October 25 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Ulmer Park Library at 2602 Bath Avenue
What: Morning Tai Chi Class
How Much: FREE

Teen and tween tech time
When: Tuesday October 25 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Gravesend Library at 303 Avenue X
What: Explore new and old games with the Teen Tech Time and Tween Tech Time programs
How Much: FREE

Ongoing

Seniors Fitness in Kaiser Park
When: Tuesdays and Thursday through November 4 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Kaiser Park Tennis Courts
What: Equipment and instruction are provided free of charge at this weekly tennis meetup for senior citizens.
More Info: (212) 360-8172 or [email protected]

Trivia Night at Wahlburgers
When: Wednesdays through November 30, excluding November 23rd
Where: Wahlburgers Coney Island at 3015 Stillwell Avenue
What: Test your Wahlberg Brothers knowledge at this special themed Trivia Night series
How Much: FREE
More Info: Every person who attends Trivia Night will receive a 10 percent off card to be used on their next visit to Wahlburgers