Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Overdose Prevention And High School Admissions Workshop

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The supermoon over Coney Island. Photo by fordampconey

The supermoon over Coney Island. Photo by fordampconey

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.

Combating drug and substance abuse workshop
When: Monday, November 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Most Precious Blood Youth Center at 2739 Harway Avenue
What: Special presentation on Naloxone (Emergency Overdose Medication). Hosted by Council Member Mark Treyger, Assembly Member William Colton and NYC Health+Hospitals
How much: FREE

Speak English with idioms
When: Tuesday, November 15 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Basement community room at the New Utrecht Library on 1743 86th Street
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

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

60th Precinct Community Council November meeting
When: Tuesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Community Board office at 1201 Surf Avenue, 3rd Floor
What: The monthly precinct meeting provides a space for community members to discuss local issues with the police, and for the police to provide an update on recent events.
How much: FREE

High school admissions workshop and CEC21 monthly meeting
When: Wednesday, November 16 at 5 p.m.
Where: Abraham Lincoln High School at 2800 Ocean Parkway
What: Learn how the high school application process works, what to look for on a school tour, and other helpful bits of advice for applying students and their families. The workshop will be followed by a Council business meeting, which will be followed by a calendar meeting.
How much: FREE
More info: (718) 232-2161

Shorefront Toys for Tots’ 20th Anniversary Dinner
When: Thursday, November 17 from 6:40 to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Sirico’s Caterers, 8023 13th Avenue
What: 2nd Annual “Children first award ceremony”
More info: For tickets contact Brian Gotlieb at (718) 996-5668

Health Planning meeting
When: Wednesday, November 16 at 6 p.m.
Where: 3001 West 37th Street
What: Sponsored by the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island

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