Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Haunted Halloween Walk, Fairy Tale Forest, And More


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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.

Haunted Halloween Walk and Fairy Tale Forest
When: Monday, October 31 from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Owl’s Head Park at 67th Street and Colonial Road
What: Senator Golden along with the Southwest Brooklyn Parks Task Force and the Community Emergency Response Team present the Haunted Halloween Walk and Fairy Tale Forest. Attractions include rides, a food court, face painting, sand art and the FDNY Smokehouse. There will also be tours of the Haunted Walk and Fairy Tale Forest and a costume contest.
More info: Any questions can be directed to Senator Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044

Coney Island Creek illegal dumping meeting
When: Tuesday, November 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Liberation Diploma Plus High School at 2865 West 19th Street
What: An Environmental and Sanitation meeting to discuss illegal dumping in the Coney Island Creek. There will be guest speakers from the DEC and DEP.
How much: FREE
More info: Coney Island Creek’s website

Citizens Preparedness
When: Tuesday, November 1 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Bensonhurst Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare at 1740 86th Street
What: A two hour training program to prepare residents on what to do in case of a disaster. “Go bags” will be given to attendees.
How much: FREE
More info: To attend you must first register online

Parks and Recreation Committee meeting
When: Wednesday, November 2 at 7 p.m.
Where: Community Board office at 1201 Surf Avenue, 3rd floor
How much: FREE

Health Planning Meeting
When: Wednesday, November 2 at 6 p.m.
Where: 3001 West 37th Street
What: Sponsored by the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island
How much: FREE

Parking spot creation reduction for development
When: Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Community Board 13 office at 1201 Surf Avenue
What: Review of an application for a special permit pursuant to section 73-44 of the Zoning Resolution to reduce the accessory parking requirements for Use Group 4a. In other words, a major development is seeking permission to create fewer parking spots than currently required of them.
How much: FREE

It’s My Park
When: Thursday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Mermaid Avenue Street Trees
What: This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Coney Island Beautification Project to weed, compost, plant daffodil bulbs, and mulch street tree beds on Mermaid Avenue between West 24th Street and West 37th Street.
How much: FREE
More info: NYC Parks


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

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