Brooklyn College events this week and citywide events

Welcome new students see orientation tab above. Tuesday, June 7: Last day to drop a course Summer Session I. Campus Walking Tour daily of Brooklyn College, 222 West Quad Center, 10-11am, Thursday and Friday 3 pm. To RSVP go to
Study Abroad 1.0 – Information Session, 1-2 pm, 1108 Boylan Hall.
Freshmen/Sophomores Career Chat, 12:15-1 pm, 1309 James Hall. To register at
Wednesday June 8: First day to withdraw with a grade of “W” from Summer Session I courses. Juniors/Seniors Career Chat, 10:30-11:15 am, 1309 James Hall, register at

Citywide Events: All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free.
Thursday June 9: Brooklyn Day Celebration with Borough President Eric Adams hosts sports and activities for all ages, with resources and giveaways. Now public schools across New York City are closed for Chancellor’s Day, providing an opportunity for the community to enjoy free outdoor activities and a day away from school, 11 am to 4 pm, McCarren Park, Lorimer Street at Bayard Street,
Chancellor’s Day at the Prospect Park Band Shell, 12-5 pm, activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the 1912 Carousel, Prospect Park West and Ninth Street.

Wednesday June 8,  NY Aquarium for World Ocean’s Day hosting an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a sea lion show, and a screening of the documentary, Saving Jamaica Bay. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, it tells the story of how one community fought the government and overcame Hurricane Sandy to clean up and restore the largest open space in NYC. Purchase tickets

June 9, Thursday Nights at the Brooklyn Museum, free 6–10 pm, tours of special exhibitions like Disguise: Masks and Global African Art. And with events like Drop In and Draw and salsa dancing, and lessons. Northside Festival Showcase at The Well, outdoor games, drink specials and food, 6 pm, free with RSVP, The Well, 272 Meserole St. between Waterbury Street and Bushwick Avenue,
Unit J Record Label Launch Party, filmmakers and bands perform and screen films, 7 pm, $8 ($6 in advance), part of the Northside Festival, House of Yes,2 Wyckoff Ave. at Jefferson Street.

Friday June 10: “Finding Nemo”, the release of the sequel “Finding Dory,” just 10 days before the release of its sequel. Bring a blanket, wear a costume and get ready for a fun night of surprises. 6:30 pm, Fort Greene Park Visitor Center.
Several Days: Brooklyn Film Festival till June 12, festival theme is “Experiment.” Other events during the festival include networking parties, panel discussion, a KidsFilmFest and an awards ceremony at Windmill Studios in Greenpoint.

Past this week: Pier 45 events at Christopher St., Manhattan,  June 10, 7 pm. Every Friday night at Hudson River Park’s Pier 45 at 7 pm to hear local artists: Shanti Starr & the Afro-Reggae All-Stars June 10, July 8 & Aug 12, Chuck Braman Jazz Band June 17, July 22 & Aug 5, Max Gallico & Friends, June 24, July 15 & Aug 19, July 12-Aug 16, June 7-July 5
with Baby Soda Jazz Band, 6:30 pm on Pier 45 at Christopher St.
Swing dancing returns to Hudson River Park. The Baby Soda Jazz band performs while New Yorkers dance the night away at Hudson River Park’s Pier 45. Beginner Swing dance lessons run from 6:30-7:15 pm compliments of Dance Manhattan. The Baby Soda Jazz Band hits at 7:15 pm.
Hudson River Park Sunset Salsa, featuring Talia. Join us Tuesday nights for Salsa dancing with some of NYC’s best DJs. Beginner Salsa dance lessons from 6:30-7:15 pm, DJs start the party at 7:15pm.

Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine Tango, music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYCThursdays, June 2 – August 25, 6:30 – 9:30pm – The Pier @ 125th and Marginal Sts, Manhattan.


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