Dates To Know In Prospect, Crown Heights This Week

Anna Quinn

BROOKLYN, NY — Patch has compiled a list of events neighbors in Prospect and Crown Heights should mark on their calendars.

From community meetings, local exhibits, to family events, here are the dates to know for the week of Jan. 10:

Ongoing Events:

Wellness Wednesdays: Council Member Robert Cornegy Jr. hosts a food distribution in the community every Wednesday, typically starting at 11 a.m. and running as long as supplies lasts. This week, he will be at the Tompkins Houses at 736 Park Ave.

Prospect Park:Public Art Installation at the Bandshell, read more here.

Brooklyn Museum:Teen Flyday Fridays: Join us on Instagram for teen-led discussions, activities, and resources that are relevant for teens locally and globally. Topics range from environmental racism to surviving COVID-19 as an LGBTQ+ youth. Each program is planned by members of our Teen Night Planning Committee, Museum Apprentice program, and InterseXtions. Find out more here.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden:Treasured Trees Self-Guided Tour, find out more here.Winter Nature Walks, find out more here.

Local Government Meetings:

Tuesday, Jan. 19: Community Board 8 Housing of Preservation and Development “Report Back” Meeting, 6:15 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 21: Community Board 8 Health and Human Services Committee, 5:15 p.m.

Find meeting links for Community Board 8 here.
Find meeting links for Community Board 9

Other/Around Brooklyn:

Brooklyn Museum, Virtual Family Adventures: Thursday, Jan. 21 from 1 to 1:30 p.m. and 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Explore works of art in our collection through interactive games and activities, designed for kids ages 4–8 and their caregivers.

Brooklyn Academy of Music, 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute: Details here.

Brooklyn Children's Museum, MLK Jr. I Have A Dream Celebration: Monday, Jan. 18: Interactive activities exploring peace, empathy, and togetherness. Expect story-time, arts and crafts, and shadow puppet demos. Pre-registration is required.

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