Events in Brooklyn

Below is a list of events taking place in our wonderful borough this month:

Thursday, May 1, 2014 – 7pm
Historical and Structural Racism in the NBA
& Professional Sports
Panelists: John Carlos (1968 Olympic Champion) ,
Walter Beach (1964 NFL Champion), Viola Plummer (Dec.
12th Movement), Charles Barron (Former NYC Council Member)
456 Nostrand Ave. off Jefferson Ave., Bklyn

Sunday, May 4, 2014, 12noon – 5:00pm
32nd FORT GREENE HOUSE TOUR – At Home with the Arts
Start at Polonsky Shakespeare Center,
262 Ashland Place near Fulton, Fort Greene
One of the most remarkable tours of Fort Greene ever. Visit inside nine distinctive homes and enter some of Downtown Brooklyn’s thriving new arts organizations. A self-guided walking tour that is truly an eye-opener. Advance tickets $25 via Day of tour tickets $30 at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center side plaza. Don’t miss it!

Sunday, May 4, 2014, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Identity Theft Prevention
Fort Greene Park
Washington Park & Myrtle Ave Entrance
Come join the NYPD’s Crime Prevention Section
to shred your documents containing your personal / sensitive information.
This is a FREE service. You can also register your electronic devices with the NYPD’s Operation ID Program.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 7 – 9pm
Understanding Zoning & How It Affects Our Community
Sponsor: Community Board #9
Kings County Hospital Center: T Building
Guest Presenter: Richard Bearak, Director of Land Use
Office of Boro Pres. Eric Adams