Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Coastal Flooding Meeting, Participatory Budgeting, And More

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Stay up to date on community happenings, cultural events and other free or otherwise affordably priced goings-ons in your community.

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.

Participatory Budgeting meeting
When: Monday, November 7 from 6 to 7:45 p.m.
Where: Ulmer Park Brooklyn Public Library at 2606 Bath Avenue
What: New York City Budget meeting with Councilmember Mark Tryger
How much: FREE

Speak English with idioms
When: Tuesday, November 8 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Basement community room at the New Utrecht Library on
What: If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you’ve found the right place. One of the keys to speak like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms.
How much: FREE

Education, Youth and Library Committee meeting
When: Wednesday, November 9 at 7 p.m.
Where: Communirty Board 10’s office at 1201 Surf Avenue, 3rd Floor
How much: FREE

Coney Island Anti-Violence Collaborative Meeting
When: Wednesday, November 9 from 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Where: Liberation Diploma Plus High School at 2865 West 19th Street
How much: FREE

Veterans appreciation night
When: Monday, November 7 at 7 p.m.
Where: 29 Bay 25th Street
What: Assemblyman Colton (47 AD) and community leaders Charles Ragusa and Nancy Tong, with Councilman Mark Treyger will be hosting a Veterans’ Appreciation Night at the Club. The group strongly supports and wants to pay tribute to the heroes who have sacrificed so much protecting our beloved country for generations to come. The veterans’ courageous service will not be forgotten and is the main attention of the Veterans’ Recognition Night.

Coastal flooding meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers
When: Wednesday, November 9 at 6 p.m.
Where: Liberation Diploma Plus High School at 2865 West 19th Street
What: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will discuss proposals to protect the entire Jamaica Bay watershed area — including Coney Island — from storm surges and coastal flooding. City officials will also be present. According to Community Board 13, the Corps may discuss a possible storm barrier for Coney Island Creek at this meeting.
How much: FREE

YA writers’ workshop
When: Wednesday, November 9 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Where: New Utrecht Library
What: Creative writing workshop for tweens and teens.
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 Wahlburg 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