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January 2020

Film Screening: Airport (1970)

Tue, Jan 21st, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Walt Whitman Branch / Brooklyn Public Library, 93 St. Edwards Street btwn Myrtle and Park 11205 + Google Map
Free

Airport 1970, 137 mins. Screening: Tuesday, January 21st 5:00 pm In this disaster film, a nutcase detonates a bomb aboard a plane, leaving the flight and ground crews to figure out…

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Volunteer for Hope 2020

Mon, Jan 27th, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - Tue, Jan 28th, 2020 @ 4:00 AM
Brooklyn, NY United States + Google Map

On Monday, January 27th, the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) will conduct its annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE), a citywide community volunteer effort to count every New Yorker…

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February 2020

Black Artstory 2020: Children’s Story Time

Sat, Feb 1st, 2020 @ 11:00 AM
Pipsqueak Children’s Shoppe & Salon, 469 Myrtle Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Free

Black Artstory month 2020  salutes Fort Greene and Clinton Hill African-American artists and activists that creatively and courageously wielded their words in pursuit of a higher cause through the SOME WORDS festival.…

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Black Artstory: Film Screening of 42: The Jackie Robinson Story

Tue, Feb 4th, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Walt Whitman Branch / Brooklyn Public Library, 93 St. Edwards Street btwn Myrtle and Park 11205 + Google Map
Free

Black Artstory month 2020 salutes Fort Greene and Clinton Hill African-American artists and activists that creatively and courageously wielded their words in pursuit of a higher cause through the SOME WORDS festival.…

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The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Black History

Tue, Feb 4th, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration, 1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
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$75

2020 Black History Month Celebration Honoring outstanding business and community leaders who have made significant contributions to the great borough of Brooklyn. Tuesday, February 04, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00…

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Selling to the Government

Wed, Feb 5th, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Business Outreach Center Network, 85 S Oxford St
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Hosted by Business Outreach Center Network The Business Outreach Center Network is hosting a presentation on the Federal Government procurement process. The Federal Government purchases more than $500 Billion in…

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Black Art Story 2020 presents “CYPHER: Black in America”

Thu, Feb 6th, 2020 @ 6:30 PM
Locals, 332 Myrtle Ave
Brooklyn, United States
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Free

Black Artstory month 2020  salutes Fort Greene and Clinton Hill African-American artists and activists that creatively and courageously wielded their words in pursuit of a higher cause through the SOME WORDS festival. Programs will…

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SHARE! SOME WORDS

Fri, Feb 7th, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ingersoll Community Center, 177 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Black Art Story month 2020  salutes Fort Greene and Clinton Hill African-American artists and activists that creatively and courageously wielded their words in pursuit of a higher cause through the SOME WORDS festival.…

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Do the Right Thing: film screening

Tue, Feb 11th, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Walt Whitman Branch / Brooklyn Public Library, 93 St. Edwards Street btwn Myrtle and Park 11205 + Google Map
Free

Black Artstory month 2020  salutes Fort Greene and Clinton Hill African-American artists and activists that creatively and courageously wielded their words in pursuit of a higher cause through the SOME WORDS festival. Programs will…

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Welcome to America, Your Cell Is Right This Way: Our Long History of Criminalizing Migrants

Thu, Feb 13th, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Brooklyn Historical Society Pierrepont, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$10

The Brooklyn Historical Society hosts: Welcome to America, Your Cell Is Right This Way: Our Long History of Criminalizing Migrants Is immigrant detention a symptom of a broken system, or…

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BCC Young BK Professionals -What Black Entrepreneurship Looks Like Today

Thu, Feb 13th, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
NYU Tandon Maker Space, 6 Metrotech
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Free

Explore what it means to be a Black Entrepreneur today in Brooklyn. Gain insight into different perspectives and join the discussion. About this Event In honor of Black History month,…

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Film Screening and Discussion-The McMasters

Tue, Feb 18th, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Walt Whitman Branch / Brooklyn Public Library, 93 St. Edwards Street btwn Myrtle and Park 11205 + Google Map
Free

Walt Whitman hosts the film screening of: The McMasters 1970, 1hr 25mins.                             Tuesday, February 18th 5:00pm - 7:00pm Benjie, a civil war veteran is not welcomed back to his hometown…

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Knuffle Bunny @ Story Play for babies to five year olds

Wed, Feb 19th, 2020 @ 4:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Walt Whitman Branch / Brooklyn Public Library, 93 St. Edwards Street btwn Myrtle and Park 11205 + Google Map

Walt Whitman hosts: A very special plush visitor will be joining us for Story Play! Knuffle Bunny will join us to read stories, sing songs, and play together. Take a…

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Annual Martha Rubin Conversation on Racial Equity | Putting the Klan Behind Bars: An Evening with Jerry Mitchell

Wed, Feb 19th, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Brooklyn Historical Society Pierrepont, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$15

Brooklyn Historical Society presents: Annual Martha Rubin Conversation on Racial Equity | Putting the Klan Behind Bars: An Evening with Jerry Mitchell In case after case, investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell…

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Future Historical Society storytelling & history collecting

Fri, Feb 21st, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fort Greene SNAP, 324 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Free

Black Artstory month 2020  salutes Fort Greene and Clinton Hill African-American artists and activists that creatively and courageously wielded their words in pursuit of a higher cause through the SOME WORDS festival. Programs will…

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OUR WORDS: Performances, installation and video projection create space for Black LGBTSTGNC stories

Fri, Feb 21st, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
BLDG 92 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 63 Flushing Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Free

Black Artstory month 2020  salutes Fort Greene and Clinton Hill African-American artists and activists that creatively and courageously wielded their words in pursuit of a higher cause through the SOME WORDS festival. Programs…

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Black Art Story 2020 presents “As Told” / “We Live Here”

Sat, Feb 22nd, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BRIC, 647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Free

Black Artstory month 2020  salutes Fort Greene and Clinton Hill African-American artists and activists that creatively and courageously wielded their words in pursuit of a higher cause through the SOME WORDS festival. Programs will…

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Brooklyn Poetry Slam

Mon, Feb 24th, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
BRIC, 647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Free

BRIC presents: Brooklyn Poetry Slam Brooklyn’s best slam poets gather for a night of words, wisdom, hosted by poet, activist, and educator Mahogany L. Browne and DJ Jive Poetic About…

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Black Art Story 2020: Closing Words

Fri, Feb 28th, 2020 @ 6:30 PM
Putnam’s Pub & Cooker, 419 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Free

Black Artstory month 2020  salutes Fort Greene and Clinton Hill African-American artists and activists that creatively and courageously wielded their words in pursuit of a higher cause through the SOME WORDS festival. Programs will…

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Incredible Credible Messengers

Sat, Feb 29th, 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Greg Jackson Center, 519 Rockaway Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11207 United States
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$25

Incredible Credible Messengers invites you to a talent based fundraiser! Women! Raise the Vibration for the Global Mission to End Violence Against All Women! Performances by: Coco Chanel, Holla! Taneisha,…

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March 2020

Pratt Fine Arts BFA Exhibitions

Fri, Mar 6th, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pratt, 200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Free

Image: Work by Amberrose Venus-Gordon, BFA Painting and Drawing ’20 The Fine Arts BFA Painting and BFA Drawing Thesis Exhibitions are an annual showcase of the work of graduating Fine Arts Painting…

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Documentary film screening of Toxic Beauty

Tue, Mar 10th, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Walt Whitman Branch / Brooklyn Public Library, 93 St. Edwards Street btwn Myrtle and Park 11205 + Google Map
Free

  Toxic Beauty is a documentary feature film with exclusive access to scientists, lawyers, advocates, regulators, politicians, a dynamic whistle blower, survivors and women who have lost their lives. It…

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April 2020

Film screening: Linda Ronstadt

Tue, Apr 7th, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Walt Whitman Branch / Brooklyn Public Library, 93 St. Edwards Street btwn Myrtle and Park 11205 + Google Map
Free

Walt Whitman Library hosts Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a 2019 documentary film about American singer Linda Ronstadt. It was directed by Oscar-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman.…

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June 2021

Myrtle Avenue Community Resource Fair

June 5 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Brooklyn, NY United States + Google Map
FREE

Get connected! Stop by the #MyrtleAve Community Resource Fair on Saturday, June 5 from 12-3 pm to learn more about resources & community services - jobs, housing, childcare, health, seniors,…

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July 2021

Myrtle Avenue Summer Nights – JULY 30 –

July 30 @ 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Brooklyn, NY United States + Google Map

Stop by Myrtle Avenue to enjoy free live music, happy hour all night long on Myrtle Avenue businesses, interactive art installations, free demos at Myrtle Avenue businesses, outdoor projections, free…

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