Happy Friday, Bed-Stuy! Here's everything you need to know about what's happening today.
First, today's weather:
Breezy with clouds breaking. High: 42 Low: 12.
Here are the top stories in Bed-Stuy today:
Depart of Culture Opens in Bed-Stuy With Nigerian Food (Eater NY)
Bed-Stuy's Brooklyn Movement Center Wins $100K Prize (Bed-Stuy Patch)
Man, 77, slashed during dispute on subway in Brooklyn (WPIX 11 New York)
Only 1 Bed-Stuy Eatery To Join NYC Restaurant Week 2022 (Bed-Stuy Patch)
Bed-Stuy Area Events: See What's Coming Up This Weekend (Bed-Stuy Patch)
Bed-Stuy Weekend Weather Forecast (Bed-Stuy Patch)
Bed-Stuy Tutoring Service Launches Scholarship in Memory of Donor (Brooklyn Reader)
Bed-Stuy's Playground Coffee Calls on Neighbors for Help Keeping Doors Open (Brooklyn Reader)
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Today in Bed-Stuy:
The Borough of Shuls and Delis: Finding your roots in Jewish Brooklyn (10:00 AM)
Virtual English Conversation Group - Brooklyn Public Library (10:30 AM)
Virtual French Conversation Group - Brooklyn Public Library (11:00 AM)
Knit Together - Brooklyn Public Library (11:00 AM)
Chair Yoga: Strengthen Your Body & Breathe (11:00 AM)
Microsoft Excel Basics - Brooklyn Public Library (11:00 AM)
Meditation, Spirituality, Faith and Self-Knowledge (12:30 PM)
Kids Create: Grab & Go Craft - Brooklyn Public Library (2:00 PM)
Grab & Go Crafts - Brooklyn Public Library (2:00 PM)
Grab-and-Go: Kids Create - Brooklyn Public Library (3:00 PM)
Grab n go Fridays - Brooklyn Public Library (3:00 PM)
Teen Grab & Go Kits - Brooklyn Public Library (4:00 PM)
Jackbox Party Games - Brooklyn Public Library (4:00 PM)
Kids Coding: Block Coding - Brooklyn Public Library (4:00 PM)
Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord (4:00 PM)
Acting Out! Improv for Teens and Tweens (4:00 PM)
From my notebook:
New York Crusaders: "Watch Crusaders WR @eli440432 Elijah Keaton perform at the Brooklyn Hot 100 Combine hosted in partnership with @playerpager.College recruits here is a great athlete ready to put in work at the next level!#newyorkcrusaders⚔️ #nycrusa..." (Instagram)
Weeksville Heritage Center: "Weeksville will serve as a pop-up Covid-19 vaccination and testing site January 12-15 and again January 19-22. Check the link in our bio for more information." (Facebook)
FAB Fulton: "The 36th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from BAM will be expanded to include a variety of free in-person and streamed events for community members of all ages and interests: https://bam.org/mlk22-rsvp" (Facebook)
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