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2428 BROOKLYNB MROEDOIKAL YGNRO MUEPD •I A D EGCREOMUBPER 18 - DECEMBER 24, 2015 • APRIL 24 - APRIL 30, 2014 40 BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP • MAY 13 - MAY 19, 2016 Visit homereporter.com and brooklynspectator.com to add your listing FRIDAY MAY 13 PERFORMANCE: The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will host three one act plays in the college’s Roosevelt Extension Theater, Room 307RE at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12, general admission; $10, students.For more info, go to bit.ly/24Cl1RN. PERFORMANCE: The Bayou ‘n Brooklyn and Jalopy Theatre, 315 Columbia Street, are presenting three days of Louisiana musicians starting at 8 p.m. and ending late Sunday night. Three-day passes are $60 and day passes range from $25-$35; workshops in different instruments are $30 each. For more info, go to bayou-n-brooklyn. com or call 718-395-3214. sAtuRDAY MAY 14 SENIORS: The Fort Hamilton Senior Center, 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway, is offering free Zumba classes with Mike from 10-11 a.m. For more info, call 718- 439-4295. ENVIRONMENT: The Coney Island History Project will host It’s My Estuary Day at Kaiser Park, Neptune Avenue and Bayview Avenue, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. For more info, go to coneyislandhistory. org. PERFORMANCE: The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will host three one act plays in the college’s Roosevelt Extension Theater, Room 307RE at 7:30 p.m. For more info, see Friday, May 13. HEALTH: The Swim Strong Foundation will host Water Safety Awareness Day at the Brooklyn Sports Club, 1540 Van Sicklen Avenue from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Free.For more info, go to swimstrongfoundation. org. AfricAn Psychic Mr. Kallo RELIGION: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, Fourth Avenue and 81st Street, will hold an Israeli Family Shabbat at 10 a.m. For more info, call 718-836-3103 or email office@brjc.org. FUNDRAISER: NYCRuns will hold the Brooklyn PTA 5K Run for the Schools at 10 a.m. with number pickup at 8:45 a.m. starting at Bartel-Pritchard Square. For more info, go to brooklyncb6.org. NATURE: The Narrows Botanical Gardens, 7200 Shore Road, will host its Annual Spring Plant Event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info, go to narrowsbg.org. FESTIVAL: The Scandinavian East Coast Museum will present its Viking Fest 2016 at Owls Head Park, 68th Street and Colonial Avenue, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. For more info, call 718-748-5950. ART: The Art Room, 8710 Third Avenue, 1 Free Question Meet once & Fill Happiness in Your liFe will host a Student Art Show: Les Petits Fauves “The Little Wild Ones” from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more info, go to theartroomnyc.com. PERFORMANCE: The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will host three one act plays in the college’s Roosevelt Extension Theater, Room 307RE at 2 p.m. For more info, see Friday, May 13. FUNDRAISER: The Special Operations Warrior Foundations will host a Hero’s Benefit at the Bean Post Pub, 7525 Fifth Avenue, from 4-10 p.m. For more info, go to specialops.org. DANCE: John Dewey High School, 50 Avenue X, will host its third annual Dewey Boogie Ball from 7-11 p.m. $20 for adults in advance and $25 at door; $10, kids and students under 18. For more info, go to bit.ly/23vRG97. BIKING: The Brooklyn Greenway Initiative will host a Brooklyn Bike Rave, starting at Commercial Street and Dupont Street, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $37-$53. For more info, go to brooklyngreenway.org. sunDAY MAY 15 NATURE: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, 81st Street and Fourth Avenue, will host a community garden event from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.Free. For more info, call 718-836-3103 or email office@brjc.org. KIDS: The Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, will hold Arty Facts for youngsters four to seven and their families at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The theme for May is Art Any Wear. Materials fee of $10 covers up to four participants ($5 for members and gallery/ studio families). For more info, go to brooklynmuseum.org. PERFORMANCE: Magic at Coney, hosted by Gary Dreifus, will begin at noon at the Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Avenue. Tickets are $10, adults; $5 children under 12, and can be purchased in advance through coneyisland.com. FILM: The Bay Ridge United Methodist The Bella Voce Singers will perform at the Church of the Good Shepherd. Church, 7420 Fourth Avenue, will hold a free viewing of “Thirsty for Democracy: The Poisoning of an American City” at 1 p.m. For more info, email brumc@ verizon.net. WORKSHOP: The Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, will host Elizabeth Call and her workshop “If These Walls Could Talk:A House Research Primer.” $50/$35 for members. For more info, call 718-222-4111 or go to brooklynhistory.org. PERFORMANCE: The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts will present “Alexander, Who’s Not Not Not Not Not Not Going to Move” at Brooklyn College’s Walt Whitman Theatre, 2900 Campus Road, at 2 p.m. $12. For more info, go to brooklyncenter.org. PERFORMANCE: The Kingsborough Musical Society Chorus will present its free spring concert at the college’s performing arts center, 2001 Oriental Boulevard at 2 p.m.For more info, go to bit.ly/1VPGwwE. PERFORMANCE: The Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, will present the Orchestra of St. Luke’s at 2 p.m. $38, adults; $28, museum members; $10, 45below members and students with ID; under 19 is free. For more info, go to oslmusic.org. PERFORMANCE: Art on the Corner will present the Bella Voce Singers at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 7420 Fourth Avenue, at 3 p.m. $15; $10 for seniors and students. For more info, go to artonthecorner.org. MonDAY MAY 16 PERFORMANCE: The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will host three one act plays in the college’s Roosevelt Extension Theater, Room 307RE at 7:30 p.m. For more info, see Friday, May 13. MEETING: Community Board 10 will meet at the Norwegian Christian Home, 1250 67th Street, at 7:15 p.m. For more info, go to bkcb10.org. EXERCISE: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, Fourth Avenue and 81st Street, offers a yoga class with Patti at 6:15 p.m. First class free. For more info, call 718-836-3103 or email office@brjc.org. tuesDAY MAY 17 MILITARY: The Vietnam Veterans of America Thomas P. Coughlin Memorial Chapter 72 will hold the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center, 800 Poly Place, at 2 p.m. For more info, go to vva.org. HEALTH: New York Methodist Hospital will hold a free breastfeeding support group from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Wesley House, Rooms 3K-C, 501 Sixth Street. For more info, call 718-780-5078. CRAFTS: Stitches with Love, a group doing knitting and crocheting for local hospitals, meets from 1-4 p.m. at the Bay Ridge Library, 7223 Ridge Boulevard. Donations Accepted. All welcome. MEETING: The 149th Memorial Day Parade general membership meeting will be held at the Fort Hamilton Post Chapel, building 219 on Grimes Road, at 6:30 p.m. For more info, go to brooklymemorialdayparade. com. weDnesDAY MAY 18 HEALTH: New York Methodist Hospital will hold its senior health seminar series at Brooklyn College’s Student Center, Occidental Room, 2900 Campus Road, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. For more info and to register, required, call 718-501-6092. FILM: Rooftop Films will present a screening of Weiner at Industry City, 220 36th Street, doors open at 8 p.m. $15. For more info, go to rooftopfilms.com. thuRsDAY MAY 19 EXERCISE: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, Fourth Avenue and 81st Street, offers a tai chi class with Jane at 10 a.m. First class free. For more info, call 718-836-3103 or email office@brjc.org. HEALTH: New York Methodist Hospital holds its Look Good...Feel Better program in the hospital’s Wesley House 6A, 501 Sixth Street, from 2-4 p.m. For more info and to register, required, call 718-780-3593. FUNDRAISER: Reaching-Out Community Services will hold its eighth annual Fight Against Hunger Benefit at the Pearl Room, 8518 Third Avenue, from 6-9 p.m. $80. For more info, call 917-509-9055 or go to rcsprograms.org. CELEBRATION: Martin McQuade will celebrate pop singer Bobby Darin at Hunters Steak and Ale House, 9404 Fourth Avenue, from 7-10 p.m. ▲ calendar THURSDAY MARCH 20 DISCUSSION: Power Shift: Becoming an Artist Entrepreneur on Your Own Terms will be hosted at the Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway in the Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st floor from 7 to 9:30 p.m. It’s free with museum admission. NIGHTTIME WALK: The Prospect Park Alliance will host a nighttime stargazing walk, complete with cocoa and s’mores at the Audubon Center. The event will last from 6-8 pm. And costs $10 per person; $30 for a family of four. Reservations required. Call 718-287-3400x303 or email eschwartz@prospectpark.org. Cash payment only. MEETING: Community Board 10’s Environmental Committee will meet at 7 p.m. at the district office, 8119 5th Avenue to discuss plastic bag recycling regulations and enforcement and plans for an E-Waste Recycling event coming in the fall. CHARITY GALA: The P.S. 127 Spring Gala will take place at Rex Manor, 1100 60th Street. The gala will be used for fundraising towards technology for the schools such as smart boards and laptops. It will take place from 6-10 p.m. For info, write tennysonclan@gmail.com. HOUSING CLINIC: Brooklyn Housing & Family Services will hold a series of housing clinics on homeownership and rental housing from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at Coney Island Hospital, 2601 Ocean Parkway, second floor –main building, auditorium. Subjects include credit counseling, mortgage modifications, tenant rights and responsibilities, fair housing laws and much more. MEETING: The Madison-Marine- Homecrest Civic Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park, Fillmore Avenue at Marine Parkway. There will be a presentation by the FDNY on fire safety with the introduction of a special program for seniors. For additional info, email coached@aol.com. LECTURE: Joel Kotkin will discuss the Oligarchs of Silicon Valley at St. Francis College Maroney Forum for Arts, Culture & Education, 180 Remsen Street, from 6-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. BENEFIT: Participating Outback Steakhouses, including the Brooklyn location, will donate 15 percent of diners’ total checks (pre-tax) to the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund when presented with the special flyer found at www.answerthecall.org/events/view_in vite/34. FRIDAY MARCH 21 CONCERT: Art on the Corner will present Maxim Anikushin on the piano at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 7320 Fourth Avenue at 7 p.m. Suggested donation: $10. BENEFIT GALA: P.S. 185 will hold its 22nd annual Mardi Gras Gala from 7- 11:30 p.m. at the Dyker Beach Golf Course, 1030 86th Street. 21 and over. RSVP required. For tickets, go to 185Fundraiser@gmail.com. SATURDAY MARCH 22 ENTERTAINMENT: The Hey-Ya Brothers will stop by Central Library’s Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, to show off their circus skills, magic, and music. It starts at 1 p.m. Visit bklynpubliclibrary.org for more info. TAX PREP AID: Free tax preparation will be offered by Community Tax Aid at the Pratt Area Community Council, 226 Lefferts Place, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for individuals with incomes of $25,000 or less, and families/couples with incomes of $50,000 or less. Bring photo ID, proof of Social Security Number or Tax Identification Number, your last filed tax return, all tax papers, 1098-T and receipts (for post-secondary students) and list of expenses and income for selfemployed individuals. ART EXHIBITION: The SONYA Violet Exhibition will kick off with an opening reception from 4-7 p.m. at The Rising Arts Gallery, 35 Claver Place, #1. For info, go to www.sonyaonline.org or call 917- 562-7402. LECTURE: The Sisterhood of Temple Beth Emeth, 83 Marlborough Road, will present lecturer Ruth Lehrer speaking about her memoir, My Book of Ruth, Reflections of a Jewish Girl, with brunch beginning at 10 a.m. and the lecture at 10:30, followed by Shabbat services at 11:15 a.m. Temple and sisterhood members, $10; non-members, $15. SUPPORT GROUP: New York Methodist Hospital, 506 6th Street, will host a free support group for Parkinson’s Caregivers from 2 to 3 p.m. The group is being held in Wesley House 6 A. Registration is required; call 646-704-1792. SUNDAY MARCH 23 WORKSHOP: Sarah Zidonick will conduct a book-making workshop from 12-3 p.m. at Brooklyn Art Space, 168 Seventh Street. Cost is $75 for the workshop plus $15 materials fee. Sign up at http://brooklynartspace.org/bookmaking. LECTURE: Retha Powers speaks about Black Women’s Voices from Ancient Times to Now at the Brooklyn Public Library Central Library’s Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture, 10 Grand Army Plaza, at 1 p.m. WORKSHOP: Learn how to make a proper sketchbook at Brooklyn Art Space, 168 7th Street & 400 3rd Avenue. It begins at 12, ending at 3 p.m. The workshop costs $75, and the materials fee is $15.To sign up and get more info, go to brooklynartspace. org. FLEA MARKET: Shore Parkway Jewish Center, 8885 26th Avenue, will hold a flea market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rent a table for $40. To reserve a space, call 718-449-6530 or email c.spjc@hotmail.com. MONDAY MARCH 24 RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE: St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 6713 Ridge Boulevard, will host Rejoice with Us in the Lord Lenten Mission at 7:30 p.m. The celebrants will be Reverend Francis Gargani, C.Ss.R. in English and Reverend John McKenna, C.Ss.R. in Spanish. For info, call 718-680-1010. WORKSHOP: Mari Renwick will conduct a one-session workshop on Encaustic at Brooklyn Art Space, 168 Seventh Street. Cost is $75 for the workshop plus $20 materials fee. Sign up at http://brooklynartspace. org/encaustic. MEETING: Community Board 10 will meet at 7:15 p.m. at the Norwegian Christian Home, 1250 67th Street. BOXING: St. Finbar will host the Golden Gloves at the Monsignor Scanlon Center, Bath Avenue and Bay 20th Street, at 7 p.m. For tickets, call 718-236-3312. Tickets, $20 in advance, $25 at the door. TUESDAY MARCH 25 RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE: St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 6713 Ridge Boulevard, will host Rejoice with Us in the Lord Lenten Mission at 7:30 p.m. The celebrants will be Reverend Francis Gargani,C.Ss.R. in English and Reverend John McKenna, C.Ss.R. in Spanish. For info, call 718-680-1010. FORUM: Assemblymember Karim Camara and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce will present The Photo courtesy of Audrey Frank Anastasi One of the images in Audrey Frank Anastasi’s series, Stations of the Cross, on display at the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew, 520 Clinton Avenue, beginning March 28. Photo courtesy of the Prospect Park Alliance The Prospect Park Carousel will reopen for the season on March 27. THURSDAY APRIL 24 SYMPOSIUM: Brooklyn College will host the program, Women and Other Jews Using Jewish Language: A Symposium on Yiddish and Ladino from 12:30-2 in the Woody Tanger Auditorium in the college library. Free and open to the public. WORKSHOP: NYC DOT will hold a Vision Zero public workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Plymouth Church’s Hillis Hall, 75 Hicks Street. For more info, go to nyc. gov/dot and nyc.gov/visionzero. MEETING: Community Board 10’s Traffi c and Transportation Committee will meet at the board offi ce, 8119 Fifth Avenue, at 7 p.m. for a presentation by TBTA representatives on upcoming work related to the Verrazano Bridge and to review the proposed CityBench location at 6511 Fort Hamilton Parkway. MEETING: The Madison-Marine Homecrest Civic Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park, Fillmore Avenue at Marine Parkway. For additional info, email coached@aol.com. ART TALK: The Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, will host In Conversation: Brooklyn Street Art with Brooklyn Street Art founders Steven Harrington and Jaime Rojo, at 7 p.m. in the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium on the third fl oor. Tickets: $12 including museum admission; free for members. HEALTH: Lutheran Family Health Centers will host a Cancer Patient Social Club from noon to 1 p.m. at the Sunset Park Family Health Center for Women and Children, 5610 Second Avenue, Room 106. Reserve your seat by calling 718-630-6771. HEALTH: Lutheran Family Health Centers’ Sunset Park Neighborhood Center, in partnership with the American Italian Cancer Foundation, presents no-cost digital mammograms and clinical breast exams from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 4520 Fourth Avenue for women 40 and older (with health insurance). You must have a New York City mailing address and not have had a mammogram in the past 12 months. For an appointment, call 718- 210-1050. FILM SCREENING: The Dweck Center at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, will host a screening of “Doin’ It in the Park,” a fi lm about pick-up basketball at 7 p.m. FILM SCREENING: The Dyker Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 8202 13th Avenue, will host Thursday at the Movies, from 1-3 p.m. WORKSHOP: The Brooklyn Art Space, 168 Seventh Street, will hold a color theory workshop from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with instructor Melissa Staiger. $10, materials fee. Go to brooklynartspace.org/color-theory/ for info. PERFORMANCE: St. Francis College’s Communication Arts Theater Production Workshop will put on Bertolt Brecht’s “The Playwright’s Song,” “The Jewish Wife” and “The Informer” at the Maroney Forum for Arts, Culture and Education, 180 Remsen Street, at 5 and 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. TEENS: The Dyker Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 8202 13th Avenue, will host Teen Monopoly at 5:30 p.m. CRAFTS: The Dyker Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 8202 13th Avenue, will host Knight for Adults from 6-7:45 p.m. WELLNESS: Lutheran Family Health Center will hold free digital mammograms and clinical breast exams from 9-5 p.m. at 4520 4th Avenue. Call 718-210-1050 for an appointments. FOOD & DRINK: SONYA Social will be held at SIP wine and beer bar at 14 Putnam Avenue, beginning at 7:30 p.m. THEATRE: Nick & the Chicks, a St. Francis College student-run production company, will present “Wilde Nights” at the Maroney Forum for Arts, Culture & Education, 180 Remsen Street. Free and open to the public. 11:10 p.m.-12:20 a.m. Go to sfc.edu for more info or call 718- 608-4320. FRIDAY APRIL 25 POTLUCK DINNER: Temple Beth Emeth will host a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. before 8 p.m. services. The temple will provide the challah, chicken and wine; attendees should bring non-dairy or vegetarian side dishes or desserts. For info, call 718-282-1596. RELIGIOUS: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, 405 81st Street, will hold Tot Shabbat for children fi ve years old and younger at 5 p.m. For further info, call 718-836-3103 or write offi ce@bayridgejewishcenter.org. LECTURE: From 6:30-7:30 p.m., the Bay Ridge Jewish Center, 405 81st Street, will host author MernaLyn on “How to Incorporate Jewish Values and Ethics in a Self-Empowering Daily Life.” For info, call 718-836-3103 or email offi ce@bayridgejewishcenter. org. EXERCISE: Lutheran Medical Center will hold a Tai Chi Class from 9-10 a.m. at the Sunset Park Neighborhood Center, 4520 Fourth Avenue. Before attending, call 718-210-1050. EXERCISE: Lutheran Medical Center will hold a Yoga Class from 10:45-11:45 a.m. at the Sunset Park Neighborhood Center, 4520 Fourth Avenue. Before attending, call 718-210-1050. KIDS: FAB Alliance will present a concert for kids beginning at 10 a.m. followed by arts and crafts at 4 p.m. Dance party at 6 p.m. at Fulton Street and Grand Avenue. CHESS: The Dyker Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 8202 13th Avenue, will host Game On! Chess for school age children from 3-5:45 p.m. ENTERTAINMENT: The Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, hosts Brain Frame with zine and comic artists at 8 p.m. $8/$5 for BHS members. Go to brooklynhistory.org for details. SATURDAY APRIL 26 DANCE: Catholic Singles Dance at Our Lady of Grace Cafeteria- Avenue W & East 2nd Street (Gravesend, Brooklyn), ages 30s to 60s, 8pm to 12:30 a.m. $20.00 in advance, $25.00 at door. DJ Victory Entertainment - Bon Soir Caterers cold food, raffl es, coffee, tea, desserts, soda, wine, beer. Call Mary Ann -718-376-8294 - Lou- 718-376-2441 FAIR: The Prospect Park Alliance will host the second annual Prospect Park Fair at the bandshell, featuring music, food trucks and family fun. From 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free. FUNDRAISER: I.S. 228, 228 Avenue S, will hold a Fabulous Fifties Basket Fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now: $25. Cost includes 25 white raffl e tickets, one door prize ticket and food. Adults only. For info call 718-375-7635 or email is228pta@aol.com. RELIGIOUS: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, 405 81st Street, will hold a Shabbat Playdate for children three years old and younger from 1-2:30 p.m. For info, call 718-836-3103 or email offi ce@bayridgejewishcenter. org. FESTIVAL: Puppetry Arts will host the Park Slope Family Festival from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Fourth Street and Fifth Avenue, alongside Washington Park. Event includes crafts, games, activities, musical performances and meet-and-greet puppets. For info, call 718-768-3703. BOOK TALK: Mystery writer Shelly Reuben will be at the Fort Hamilton Library, 9424 Fourth Avenue, from 3-4 p.m. to talk about her new book, The Boys of Sabbath Street, and lead attendees in an exercise in which they will write the fi rst paragraphs of their own books, using the opening lines of famous books as a springboard. FIREWORKS: The Brooklyn Museum and the Prospect Park Alliance will present “A Butterfl y for Brooklyn” large scale fi reworks performance piece by Judy Chicago at 7:30 p.m. in Prospect Park. FILM SCREENING: The documentary “Hafu,” on the mixed race experience of Japan, will be shown at 11 a.m. at the Bay Ridge Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 7223 Ridge Boulevard, followed by a meet and greet with the Japanese parents community. Suggested donation: $8. Space limited. Film recommended for 10 and up. SAKURA MATSURI: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Avenue, will hold its Cherry Blossom Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with performances, demonstrations and exhibits highlighting traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. For more info, go to bbg.org/visit/ event/sakura_matsuri 2014. CELEBRATION: The Prospect Park Alliance will hold an Arbor Day Tree Celebration from noon to 4 p.m. at the Audubon Center. Games and crafts. Free. CONCERT: The Dweck Center at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library will host Brooklyn’s Sweetest Songs: A Traditional Song Sampler, the fi rst event in the Brooklyn Arts’ Council’s Sweetest Song Festival, at 4 p.m. TOUR: The Brooklyn Historical Society will hold a walking tour of the Wallabout Historic District at 11 a.m. Tickets are $25; $15 for members. Go to http://bit. ly/1n1tfPS to purchase tickets. CONCERT: The Rhapsody Players will present “This One’s for You,” a musical fundraiser featuring songs of the ‘60s-‘80s, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 99th Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway, at 8 p.m. Proceeds go to the Betty Kash Arts Scholarship Fund established by Narrows Community Theater. Tickets, $20 including coffee and dessert. For info, call 646-335-2710 or email broadwayjack@ earthlink.net. friday december 18 METROCARD: The MetroCard mobile staff will be at the office of Assemblymember William Colton, 155 Kings Highway, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. to assist seniors and people with disabilities in obtaining reduced fare MetroCards. For more info, call 718-236-1598. RELIGION: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, 81st Street and Fourth Avenue, will hold its Tot Shabbat for children five and under at 5:30 p.m., and Musical Shabbat for all ages at 6:30 p.m. For more info, write office@brjc.org or call 718-836-3103. PLAY: The Heights Players will present “Rumors” at 8 p.m. at the John Bourne Theatre, 26 Willow Place. Tickets, $20 ($10 for seniors and under 18), at 718- 237-2752 or http://www.heightsplayers. org/. TEENS: The Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, will hold teen movie night from 5-8 p.m. in the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, third floor. Free with museum admission. Go to bit.ly/bkmteens to see what’s playing. For teens 13 and over. saturday december 19 FILM: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, 81st Street and Fourth Avenue, will screen “Little Caesar” and 1941 “Superman” cartoons beginning at 7 p.m. Cost is $20, including movie and dinner. For more info, write office@brjc. org or call 718-836-3103. PLAY: The Heights Players will present “Rumors” at 8 p.m. at the John Bourne Theatre, 26 Willow Place. Tickets, $20 ($10 for seniors and under 18), at 718-237-2752 or http://www. heightsplayers.org/. ART: The Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, will hold Creative Art Making: Banner Painting with Marie Roberts, at 2 p.m. in the Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion on the first floor. Tickets, $16, include museum admission and materials. For more info, go to brooklynmuseum.org. HOLIDAY: Justin and Leigh Brannan will host the Bay Ridge Santa Social from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Cebu Restaurant, 8801 Third Avenue, including a classic Cebu brunch buffet with Bloody Marys and Mimosas for parents, and holiday arts and crafts by the Art Room for kids. Cost is $30 per adult, $5 per child (with all children receiving a free BookMark Shoppe gift certificate. Proceeds to benefit Bay Ridge Cares. sunday december 20 KIDS: The Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, will hold Arty Facts for youngsters four to seven and their families at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The theme for December is In Your Dreams. Materials fee of $10 covers up to four participants ($5 for members and gallery/studio families. For more info, go to brooklynmuseum.org. PERFORMANCE: Magic at Coney, hosted by Gary Dreifus, will begin at noon at the Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Avenue. Tickets are $12, adults; $8, children under 12, and can be purchased in advance through coneyisland.com. PLAY: The Heights Players will present “Rumors” at 2 p.m. at the John Bourne Theatre, 26 Willow Place. Tickets, $20 ($10 for seniors and under 18), at 718- 237-2752 or http://www.heightsplayers. org/. CONCERT: The Brooklyn Public Library will host a capella choir Voices of Vision at the Central Library’s Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, from 1-3 p.m. monday december 21 EXERCISE: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, Fourth Avenue and 81st Street, offers a yoga class with Patti at 6:15 p.m. First class free. For more info, call 718-836-3103 or email office@brjc.org. MEETING: Community Board 10 will meet at 7:15 p.m. in the community room at Shore Hill, 9000 Shore Road. Attendees can bring donated toys and other gifts for children and mothers at the Center Against Domestic Violence shelter. For more info, call 718-745- 6827 or go to bkcb10.org. tuesday december 22 HOLIDAY: Singer Martin McQuade, accompanied by pianist Pete Sokolow, will perform his eighth an - nual Christmas show at the Greenhouse Café, 7717 Third Avenue, from 7-10 p.m. thursday december 24 EXERCISE: The Bay Ridge Jewish Center, Fourth Avenue and 81st Street, offers a tai chi class with Jane at 10 a.m. First class free. For more info, call 718-836-3103 or email office@brjc.org. onGoinG TOY DRIVE: Assemblymember Felix Ortiz will be holding a Christmas toy drive for children in the community. Toys can be dropped off at his district office, 5004 Fourth Avenue. For more info, call 718-492-6334. HOLIDAY GIFT DRIVE: Community Board 7 is holding a holiday gift drive for needy children, 12 and younger. Donations of unwrapped new toys and new clothes can be brought to CB 7, 4201 Fourth Avenue (entrance on 43rd Street) from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, until December 18. To make a money donation, call 718-854-0003. CONTEST: The Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn has kicked of f its annual contest for high school stu - dents interested in researching Irish American history and the contribu - tions of Irish Americans to the U.S. Students should submit a five to eight minute research paper on the theme of Commodore Barry, and how his admirable characteristics were reflected in the lives of other Irish American historical figures or in the lives of people they know. Entries must be submitted between Decem - ber 14-February 19 at info@commo - dorebarryclubbrooklyn.org as a MS Word attachment or other compatible format. Prizes range from $1,000 for first place to $250 for third. For more info and specifics on submission format, call 718-833-3405 or email commodorebarryclubbrooklyn.org. TEENS: The CityParks Media Arts Institute is accepting applications from teens for the spring program highlighting videography and photography in city parks beginning February 2 and running out of the Red Hook Recreation Center on Thursdays from 4-6:30 p.m., as well as one Saturday a month at the Dana Discovery Center in Central Park. There are 15 spots available. Applications due by January 8 at cityparksfoundation.org/education. For more info, call 212-360-3327 or jheffler@cityparksfoundation.org. Photo courtesy of thesnowmaiden.com on sunday, december 20, the brooklyn center for the Performing arts at brooklyn college and anton Krilloff will present “the snow maiden” at for its fifth year at Walt Whitman theater. the show is a winter fairytale which tells the story of a young girl is transformed by Grandfather frost into the beautiful snow maiden. the performance features traditional russian songs, dances and elaborate costumes create a winter wonderland. “it’s interesting and simple but engaging because the screenplay is brand new,” said producer Krilloff. “We have a great cast -- all these people who have spent their lives perfecting ballet and traditional russian folkdance. it’s a very dedicated cast. these are all top russian artists and audiences will notice and enjoy it.” the show will be performed in russian with english subtitles. tickets cost $35-60 and can be purchased at brooklyncenter.org or by calling 718-951-4500, tuesday-saturday, 1-6 p.m. He Can Help You in Problems: Marriage, Court Case, Business, Depression, Bond Families, Stop Divorce, Stress Removal, Bad Luck, Evil Eyes, Jadoo & Negative Energy. 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