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August Community Meetings & Events

In order to see changes in our community we must become involved! Coming to local community meetings and events allows you to build relationships with your neighbors and voice your concerns!

Summer Reading Lists For Kids
Reading is Fundamental and Fun!
Make sure your child is prepared for the new school year,
and help foster a long-term love of reading with these wonderful books!

Housing and Elder Law and Pension Matters
Thursday, August 13th and 27th 2-5PM
Borough Hall
209 Joralemon St., Room G-80
Appointments Necessary, Call 718-802-3777

Family Discovery Weekends
Experiment, learn and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations encourage families to explore nature. For all ages.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Saturdays and Sundays 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
1000 Washington Ave., at Eastern Parkway
*Free with Museum Admission*

Pattern Wizardry
The new exhibit teaches the relevance of patterns. hands on activities.
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Tuesdays - Sundays, 10 am-5 pm until Sunday, Aug. 30
145 Brooklyn Ave. at St. Marks Avenue
(718) 735-4400
*Free with Museum Admission*

Free Hours
Children enjoy the museum free of charge on Thursdays in the summer!
Brooklyn Children's Museum
145 Brooklyn Ave. at St. Marks Avenue
Thursdays, 2 pm to 6 pm until Thursday, Aug. 27
*Free*

Summer Safety
Children learn about the rules of the road at the Safety Road exhibit. Interactive exhibits, with a crosswalk, traffic lights and a shopping strip.
Jewish Children's Museum
Sundays - Thursdays, 10:00 am until Monday, Aug. 31
792 Eastern Pkwy. at Kingston Avenue
*$13*

Target First Saturdays Presents: Caribbean Heritage
Join the Brooklyn Museum for a showcase of Caribbean Art, Music and Films
Brooklyn Museum
Saturday, August 1st, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052
*Free*

Martin Luther King Jr Concert Series Presents Annual Gospel Night - Ricky Dillard & The New G.
Monday, August 3rd, 7:30 PM
Wingate Field
600 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY
*Free*

The Dr. Mary Umolu Jazzy Jazz Festival Presents: Brandon Sanders and the Swing Machine
Date: Friday, August 7th 7:00 - 10:00 pm
1638 Bedford Avenue (at Crown) Brooklyn, NY
Through the Medgar Evers College Dept. of Mass Communication
*Free*

Martin Luther King Jr Concert Series Presents VP Records Presents Reggae Night
Wingate Field
Monday, August 10th, 7:30 PM
600 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY
*Free*

Coalition For Human Rights in the Dominican Republic
Friday, August 14th, 9:00 am
March beginning in Prospect Park to City Hall, 9:00 am

The Dr. Mary Umolu Jazzy Jazz Festival Presents: Pan Sonatas
Date: Friday, August 14th 7:00 - 10:00 pm
1638 Bedford Avenue (at Crown) Brooklyn, NY
Through the Medgar Evers College Dept. of Mass Communication
*Free*

Pop-Up Science at Cortelyou Library
Kiddie Science
Fun, hands-on science exploration!
Wednesday, August 12th, 1:30pm
1305 Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11226

Foreclosure Intervention/ Prevention
Wednesday, August 12th
Borough Hall
209 Joralemon St., Room G-80
Appointments Necessary, Call 718-802-3777

Martin Luther King Jr Concert Series Presents Old School Night
Wingate Field
Monday, August 17th, 7:30 PM
600 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY
*Free*

The Dr. Mary Umolu Jazzy Jazz Festival Presents: Vincent Gardner
Date: Friday, August 21st 7:00 - 10:00 pm
1638 Bedford Avenue (at Crown) Brooklyn, NY
Through the Medgar Evers College Dept. of Mass Communication
*Free*

The Dr. Mary Umolu Jazzy Jazz Festival Presents: Jazz Master Randy Weston African Rhythms
Date: Friday, August 28th 7:00 - 10:00 pm
1638 Bedford Avenue (at Crown) Brooklyn, NY
Through the Medgar Evers College Dept. of Mass Communication
*Free*

July 2015 Community Meetings & Events