Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: Flu Shots, Middle School Admissions, And More


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.

Free flu shots
When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., by appointment on Tuesday, October 18; Wednesday, October 19; Tuesday, October 25
Where: Respectively at the Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department on 43 Seba Avenue; Senator Golden’s Office at 3604 Quentin Road; Bay Ridge Manor on 476 76th Street
What: Get a free flu shot at one of these events, created thanks to a partnership between Sate Senator Martin Golden and Coney Island Hospital
How Much: FREE
More Info: To make an appointment call Senator Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044

Middle School Admissions Workshop

When: Wednesday, October 19 at 5 p.m.
Where: I.S. 96 Seth Low Intermediate School, 99 Avenue P
What: Workshop will include information on filling out applications, types of middle schools, and admission timelines.
How Much: FREE
More Info: For any questions contact Community Education Council District 21 at (718) 232-2161

Monthly 60th Precinct community meeting
When: Wednesday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: 1201 Surf Avenue, 3rd Floor
What: 60th Precinct Community Council meeting
How Much: FREE

Community Education Council 21 meeting
When: Wednesday, October 19. Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m., following the Middle School Admissions Workshop
Where: I.S. 96 at 99 Avenue P
What: Monthly business and calendar meeting
How Much: FREE
More Info: (718) 232-2161

Community center open house
When: Thursday, October 20 from 3 to 6 p.m.
Where: 8718 Bay Parkway, 7th floor
What: HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services Bensonhurst Family Service Center, offering counseling and resources to prevent the placement of children into foster care, is having an Open House at its new location
How Much: FREE
More Info: St. Vincent’s website

Build-it-Back recruitment event and info-session
When: Thursday, October 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with an info-session from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Build-it-Back Program Office at 1380 Rockaway Parkway
What: A recruitment event from The Sandy Recovery Workforce1 Career Center where a variety of companies will be seeking experienced and dedicated professionals to fill numerous openings.
How Much: FREE
More Info: Register at [email protected]

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