Tuesday/Wednesday events at Brooklyn College and beyond

Most Brooklyn College events are in the Student Center (SUBO) unless noted. All other events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free.

Tuesday October 25: Chamber Music at the Lily Pond, 1-2 pm, BC Brass Ensemble featuring music of Maurer, Debussy, Duke Ellington, the Beach Boys and more. Power 105.1 FM, Know Your Status Tour, 12:15-2:15 pm, Club Room (Lower Level of the Student Center) Angela Yee and DJ Whuteva of Power 105.1 FM are bringing music, games, pizza, free HIV testing with AIDS Healthcare Foundation as well as representatives from BC offices including the Health Clinic. Film Screening: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth, 12:15- 2:15 pm, 2310 Ingersoll Hall. This powerful documentary film that explores themes from the Fall 2016 Common Reading book Between the world and me. Racism vs Prejudice, 6-9:30 pm, 6th Floor Gold Room, NAACP, RSVP: TinyUrl.com/bcnaacp1025. Secrets of the Highly Successful Alumni, 12:30-2 pm, Gold Room, 6th Floor, register under the “Career” tab http://portal.brooklyn.cuny.edu. Optional Practical Training Workshop, 12:30-2 pm, Library, Room 242 with the The Office of International Student and Scholar Services, RSVP https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OPT-CPT. Information Session: School Counseling & School Psychology M.S in Ed, 4-6 pm, Library, Room 242. RSVP http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/gradevents. Making History Real Through Fiction: A Conversation with New York Times Bestselling author Adam Gidwitz, 5:30-7 pm, Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College Library. His new book, The Inquisitor’s Tale, takes place in France in 1242, but it addresses diversity, religious persecution, and government control of expression. Mexican Heritage Student Association Meet & Greet, State Lounge (5th Floor) from 12:15-2:15 pm. Alpha Omega Bible Talk 1 pm on the Quad, if it’s warm enough, or the Cafeteria (most likely). Badminton Club, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-3 pm in room 211 Roosevelt Extension.

Club meetings: Italian-American Student Union, 1212 Boylan, 12:30 pm. Chinese Christian Fellowship, 12:30-2 pm, 0439 N (which is the basement of Old Ingresoll. Abada Capoeria 12:15-2:15 pm, Glenwood Lounge (2nd Floor).

Off Campus: Join satirical women’s magazine “Reductress” writers as they launch their new book “How to Win at Feminism: The Definitive Guide to Having it All–And Then Some!” 7-9 pm at PowerHouse Arena, 28 Adams St. at Water Street. Political Philosophy for 2016. A debate and dialogue between philosophy professors Amy Baehr and Daniel Shapiro, 7 pm,  Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch,  10 Grand Army. Ina Garten with moderator Tina Fey. The “Barefoot Contessa” to discuss her cookbook, “Cooking for Jeffrey.” 7:30 pm, $30 for a ticket; $58 for ticket & book, BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave. between Ashland Place and St. Felix Street.

Wednesday, Oct. 26: MFA Intergenre Reading Series with Jenny Offill and Karen Weiser, 6-7:30 pm, 2315 Boylan Hall (Barker Room). Taekwondo Club will train at 12:15-2 pm, 211 Roosevelt Hall Extension.  They need new leaders since most of the E-board will be graduating. They are looking for a new secretary for the club right now. Brooklyn Navy Yard-Inside Industry Tours. For$20 tour some of the 330 businesses in the thriving industrial park. With visits to woodworking shops, spacesuit makers, and the new technology center at Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92, 63 Flushing Ave at Carlton Avenue, 9:30 am, many dates http://www.bldg92.org. United Nations Day at Borough Hall, 4:30 pm, meet members of the United Nations and other international groups, attend a panel about the UN’s role in fighting climate change, followed by a reception with live music by Ourida, Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St. at Court Street. GIFoween Halloween Party, 8 pm–midnight visuals at Animation Block Party’s spooky fest, Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave. between Manhattan Avenue and Franklin Street http://www.bkbazaar.com. Affordable Housing and Homelessness in NYC: The panel will assess how his initiative is faring, and compare it with previous efforts at combating the high cost of housing, and reducing homelessness, in the city. The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan, room1201, Elebash Recital Hall, 6:30-8 pm. http://www.gothamcenter.org/affordablehousinghomelessnessnyc.html.

 

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