Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Hairspray, Healthcare, And More

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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.

Organ Donor Enrollment Day
When: Thursday, October 6. All day.
Where: Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, 2601 Ocean Pkwy
What: On October 6th, NYC Health+Hospitals is coming together to increase
the number of New Yorkers registered as organ donors. Every facility
will have enrollment tables for those interested in signing up as organ
donors. Registration is easy, free and only takes a minute.

Seminar: Choosing a Health Plan
When: Thursday, October 6. 8:30am-1pm
Where: NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, Second Floor Conference Center, 2601 Ocean Pkwy
What: Learn about the best health plan options for you and your family. Join us at a free event to get useful information on: Updates to Medicare (Parts A, B, C and D) and Medicaid programs New and affordable health plan options and how to enroll online Plus: Enter to win a fitness tracker and enjoy light refreshments

Stress coloring for adults
When: Wednesday, October 5 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, October 5 from 11 a.m. to noon
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

U.S. Citizens Exam Preparation
When: Thursday, October 6 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Where: Highlawn Library at 1664 West 13th Street
What: Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You’re not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.
How Much: FREE

ESOL Conversation Group
When: Thursday, October 6 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Highlawn Library at 1664 West 13th Street
What: Partiicpate and practice your spoken English with a English Conversation Group leader
How Much: FREE

Resume & Career Help
When: Tuesday, October 4 from 3 to 5 p.m.
Where: Coney Island Library at 1901 Mermaid Avenue
What: Get free one-on-one resume help, education and career advice, interviewing prep, LinkedIn profile tips, and more with help from Job Information Resource Specialist.
How Much: FREE

Street Co-Naming Ceremony
When: Friday, October 7th at 11 a.m.
Where: West Avenue between Ocean Parkway and West 5th Street
What: A ceremony co-naming the street as “Michael E.Berdy Way”
How Much: FREE

Hairspray
When: Friday, October 7th and 14th at 8 p.m.; Saturday, October 8th and 15th at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sunday, October 9th and 16th at 3 p.m.
Where: 350 67th Street
What: Jeff Samaha Theater Productions in association with Ridge Chorale are putting on a production of Hairspray
How Much: $25 for adults and $15 for children 10 and under
More Info: To order tickets call (718) 989-9566