November 14-28: Holiday Drive Collection

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BK District 35: November Community Board and Precinct Council Meetings

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The following are the scheduled meetings for the community boards and precinct councils within the 35th Council District in Brooklyn.

NOTE: Meetings are subject to change. Please call to confirm.

Brooklyn Community Board No. 2

Meeting (second Wednesday of the month): November 8 at 6 PM

Location: Brooklyn Hospital, Third Floor Auditorium (enter at St. Felix Street) – 121 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY

Phone: (718) 596-5410

Email: cb2k@nyc.rr.com


Brooklyn Community Board No. 3

Meeting (first Monday of the month): November 6 at 7PM

Location: Restoration Plaza -1368 Fulton St, basement level, Brooklyn, NY

Phone: (718) 622-6601

Email: bk03@cb.nyc.gov


Brooklyn Community Board No. 6

Meeting (second Wednesday of the month): November 8 at 6:30PM

Location: PS 58 Auditorium – 330 Smith Street (at First Place) Brooklyn, NY

Phone: (718) 643-3027

Email: Info@BrooklynCB6.org


Brooklyn Community Board No. 8

Meeting (second Thursday of the month): November 9 at 7PM

Location: Brooklyn Children’s Museum – 145 Brooklyn Avenue (corner of St. Marks Avenue Brooklyn, NY

Phone: (718) 467-5574

Email: info@brooklyncb8.org


Brooklyn Community Board No. 9

Meeting (fourth Tuesday of the month): November 28 at 7PM

Location: M.S. 61 – 400 Empire Boulevard Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Phone: (718) 778-9279

Email: bk09@cb.nyc.gov


71st Precinct

Meeting (every third Thursday of the month): November 16 at 7:30 PM

Location: M.S. 61 -400 Empire Boulevard Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Main Line: (718) 735-0511

Community Affairs: (718) 735-0527


77th Precinct

Meeting (every second Monday of the month): November 13 at 7:30PM

Location: Concern for Independent Living – 151 Rochester Avenue Brooklyn, NY

Main Line: (718) 735-0611

Community Affairs: (718) 735-0634


78th Precinct

Meeting (every last Tuesday of the month): November 28 at 7:30PM

Location: 78th Precinct – 65 6th Avenue Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Main Line: (718) 636-6411

Community Affairs: (718) 636-6410


79th Precinct

Meeting (every fourth Wednesday of the month): November 22 at 7PM

Location: Brooklyn Job Corps Center – 585 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Main Line: (718) 636-6611

Community Affairs: (718) 636-6626


84th Precinct

Meeting (every third Tuesday of the month): November 21 at 7PM

Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall, Community Room – 209 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Main Line: (718) 875-6811

Community Affairs: (718) 875-6850


88th Precinct

Meeting (every third Tuesday of the month): November 21 at 7PM

Location: French-speaking Baptist Church- 209 Clermont Avenue (enter on Willoughby and Vanderbilt avenues) Brooklyn, NY

Main Line: (718) 636-6511

Community Affairs: (718) 636-6526


PSA3

Meeting (first Wednesday of the month): November 1 at 7PM

Location: Brooklyn Job Corps Center – 585 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY (stationary location)

Main Line: (718) 386-4101

Community Affairs: (718) 386-4537

Trick or Treat: Halloween Events in D35 and Safety Tips

Halloween is one of the most enjoyable days of the year for children, but parents should be aware of potential safety risks when not properly supervised. Trick-or-treaters should always have adult supervision, even if they are traveling with groups of friends, to ensure that the only scary experiences children have are those associated with the spirit of Halloween.

  • Children should wear flame-resistant costumes that allow them to move their arms and walk freely without tripping.  Masks should not impede normal vision, breathing, or hearing. Makeup and face paint should be non-toxic.  Use flexible props, such as foam rather than plastic, to avoid children from accidentally hurting one another.
  • Children who trick-or-treat at night should carry a flashlight and wear reflective or light-colored clothing and costumes.  Using reflective tape is also an option.
  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times. Be familiar with the neighborhood you plan on visiting. Practice street safety: be alert when crossing the street, avoid looking down at cellphones.
  • Avoid poorly-lit areas and homes of people you do not know.
  • Travel in groups. Remember, there is safety in numbers (at least 1 adult).
  • Avoid displaying valuables or electronic devices. Thieves will use this holiday to hide behind masks to commit crimes.
  • Place emergency identification information discreetly inside clothing of small children.
  • Adults should inspect all treats before allowing children to consume them.
  • Halloween treats should only be consumed if appropriately packaged in their original, unopened packages.  Avoid homemade or unpackaged treats.
  • Remember to utilize 911 for all emergencies and 311 for non-emergency situations.

-courtesy of the NYPD


Saturday, October 21

Annual Harvest Hang

11AM – 3PM

Brooklyn Navy Yard – 63 Flushing Avenue Brooklyn, NY

For more info and to RSVP (strongly encouraged), click here.


Saturday, October 21

Movies Under the Stars: The Addams Family (1991)

6PM – 8PM

Fort Greene Park

For more info, click here.


Wednesday, October 25-30*

78th Precinct’s Haunted House

3PM – 9PM

78th Precinct – 65 Sixth Avenue Brooklyn, NY

The 78th Precinct will transform its basement into a bone-chilling haunted house for the days leading up to Halloween. The frightful site routinely draws hundreds who line up around the block for the event.


Saturday, October 28

Coding Tricks and Treats

10AM

808 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn, NY

RSVP: https://dgicodingtricksandtreats.eventbrite.com

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Saturday, October 28

19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

11:30AM

Fort Greene Park (northwest corner)

For more info, click here.


Saturday October 28

Prospect Park’s 38th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair

12PM – 3PM

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Encounter zombies, werewolves, witches, and other Halloween characters on a haunted walk through the woodland Lookout Hill, ideal for families with children ages 7-12. All ages can enjoy a festive Halloween Fair on the Nethermead, featuring family-friendly activities, as well as sweet and savory treats from some of the city’s top food trucks.

For more info and to RSVP, click here.


Saturday October 28

Fall Harvest Costume Party

12PM – 4PM

The Black Lady Theater – 750 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn, NY

There will be face painting, prizes, music, food and drinks, games, arts and crafts, and story-telling in a festival for the whole family! The event is free to the public.

courtesy of Brooklyn Community Board No. 8


Saturday October 28

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Ghouls and Ghords

12PM – 5:30PM

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 150 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY

For more info, click here.


Saturday October 28

17th Annual Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival

12PM – 3PM

Fort Greene Park

For more info, click here.


Saturday October 28

8th Annual Franklin Avenue Halloween Parade

3:30PM

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Sunday, October 29

Boo to You! FAB Halloween Fun Fest 

11AM

Putnam Triangle (Fulton St. & Grand Ave.) Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn LOVES Halloween, and FABFulton is no exception!

We’ve got a full day of frighteningly FAB (and FREE) fun planned that the whole family can enjoy, as once again Pratt Institute’s Inter-Greek Council partners with FAB Alliance to present a lively Halloween Fun Fest at Putnam Triangle Plaza (Fulton St. & Grand Ave.), Sunday, Oct. 29, from 11a-3pm. Wear your costumes and check out the many activity stations featuring face-painting, paper bag puppet-making, mummy wrapping, slime making and other cool arts & crafts to get you into the spooky spirit of the season. A DJ will keep the crowd moving to the beat, while a stilt walker and other performers mingle about. Our friends at Ridgewood Savings Bank will also be out with free swag and treats, so be sure to add this event to your Halloween calendar!

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Sunday, October 29

Brooklyn Music School’s Musical Haunted House*

3PM – 6PM

Brooklyn Music School – 126 St. Felix Street Brooklyn, NY

For more info, click here.


Tuesday, October 31

BAMboo!

4PM

Peter Jay Sharp Building – 30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY

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Start your night of trick-or-treating at BAM’s free outdoor Halloween block party. Come celebrate our spirited tradition with family-friendly music and mischief.

Featuring:

• Candy giveaways
• Bounce house
• Carnival games
• Costume contest
• Arts & crafts
• And more

Happy Halloween, Fort Greene!

For more info, click here.


Tuesday, October 31 (rescheduled from 10/29 due to rain)

AbunDance Academy of the Arts’ Thriller Flash Mob

4-6PM

Intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Emerson Place, Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Click here to learn the dance routine.

For more info, click here.

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Tuesday, October 31

Clinton Avenue “Halloween 313”

5PM – 9PM

313 Clinton Avenue Brooklyn, NY

For more info, click here.


Tuesday, October 31

Halloween Safe Path Walk

5PM

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Tuesday, October 31

A Clinton Hill Halloween

5:30PM

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 * courtesy of DNA Info

11/2 Event: Free Certification Course in Mental Health First Aid

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10/26 Event: Community Discussion and Anti-Bullying Expo

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