More week day events at Brooklyn College and beyond

All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Many are bars so check if under age. Many are bars so check if under age. Most Brooklyn College events are in the Student Center (SUBO) unless noted. Any student can go to dozens of club events. The only specification is being in your group such as CLAS students go to CLAS clubs, the same for SGS and GSO.

Wednesday, February 15: Conversion Day and a Monday schedule. Black History Museum, 11 am-6:30 pm, Penthouse. NAACP sponsored. This year’s Black History Museum is a walk through museum of historically significant figures and events organized by some of Brooklyn College’s Greek Lettered organizations. These organizations include: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Sigma Zeta Multicultural Sorority, Inc,, Nu Omega Chi Community Service Fraternity, Inc, Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc., and Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc.

Thursday, Feb. 16: Welcome Back with Anime and Manga, 12-2:30 pm, Penthouse. BC Radio Lip Sync Battle, 12-3 pm, basement. Lunch and Learn with the Chabad Club, 12:30-2:15, state Room. Hip Hop Conscious, 6-10 pm, Jefferson Room. GMB (Global Medical Brigades)  Valentine’s Day Date Bids, 6-9 pm, Penthouse. IVCF Large Group, 12:30-2 pm, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Amersfort Lounge (2nd floor). 2017 CPA Exam Changes with Roger CPA Review, 12-2:30  pm, Alumni Lounge (4th floor). Participatory Budget Brainstorming Forum with student government about $17,000, 12:15-2:15 pm, Bedford Lounge (2nd floor). Proposal submissions will also be accepted at this workshop. Hip-Hop & Philosophy, 12:30-2 pm, 3308 Boylan. Minorities and Philosophy. Join MAP, KSig, PhiSX, and the Puerto Rican Alliance for an event of discussion, debate, and deconstruction. They will examine the work of various philosophers and provide a genealogical overview of how Hip Hop became a part of analytic philosophical history. Hip Hop Conscious 6-10 pm, Jefferson/Williams Room sponsored by the NACCP.

Off-Campus: Parks Without Borders Public Input Meeting. Fort Greene Park was chosen to receive a share of $40 million for the redesign of its entrances, edges, and underused spaces. At this meeting, NYC Parks will present new design ideas and other updates. Where: Ingersoll Community Center | 177 Myrtle Ave at Prince Street. Web site:

Affordable Housing Information Session. Housing lottery open to households making between $20,126 and $173,415, for a place at 38 Sixth Avenue. RSVP to Where: Pfizer Auditorium at NYU School of Engineering | 5 Metrotech Center between Jay Street and Flatbush Avenue |  (718) 246–8080 x245 | Web site: When: 6:30 pm

New Orleans Suspects, Bonerama. Where: The Hall at MP | 470 Driggs Ave. between N. 10th and N. 11th streets |   (718) 387–4001 | Web site:, When: 8 pm, How much: $25–$45.

Several Days: Sesame Street Live. Celebrate the universal joy of friendship in this fun-filled, interactive live stage show! Sing and dance along with your favorite characters – Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and Big Bird and their Sesame Street friends – as they welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. The Theater at MSG is the perfect place to join the fun, make some new friends and share unforgettable memories with your loved ones! Where: The Theater at Madison Square Garden | 4 Pennsylvania Plaza |   (212) 465–6741, Web site: york

When: Thursdays – Mondays, call for times from Thursday, Feb. 16 to Sunday, Feb. 26

How much: $15 – $147

Friday, Feb. 17: BlakShel. Part of the free performance series featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world, pop, and more. Where: BAM Cafe | 30 Lafayette Ave. between Ashland Place and St. Felix Street. Web site:  When: 9:30 pm

The Orchid Show: Thailand. The show features thousands of orchids in a classic Thai garden setting. The grand centerpiece of the design will be the façade of a sala, a traditional pavilion used for shade and relaxation, with a signature sweeping gabled roofline festooned with exquisite orchids. Where: New York Botanical Garden | 2900 Southern Blvd. at Fordham Road |   (718) 817–8700 Web site:  When: Tuesdays – Sundays, 10 am to 6pm from Saturday, Feb. 18 to Sunday, April 9. How much: $20 ($8 children)

National Association of Black Military Women. The group’s newly formed Brooklyn Chapter welcomes new members to its meeting. Where: 665 Willoughby Ave. between Throop Avenue and Marcus Garvey Boulevard | When: 6:30 pm.

Poems About My Rights (We Will Not Go Silently. A spoken word and poetry event presented by Willow Arts Alliance. Part of “The Altar: Rituals of Healing in the African Diaspora,” a month-long event series exploring healing, restoration, and realignment in the African Diasporic community. Where: Leisure Life NYC | 559 Myrtle Ave at Emerson Place |   (347) 725–3167 Web site:  When: 6–8 pm




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