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.

Tuesday,  February 21: How to Engage Others and Accept and Understand Difference, 1 pm, Woody Tanger Auditorium of the Library. IV Taco Tuesday!, 12:30-2 pm, Occidental Lounge (5th floor), Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. Free tacos. PageRank,  12:30-2 pm, 1141 Ingersoll Hall, Mathematics Club. Lecture by Dr. Sandra Kingan, BC Department of Mathematics. http://userhome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/skingan. Speaker Series with Professor Lauren Mancia of the History Department, 12:30-1:30 pm,  1112 Boylan Hall.  BCHS board members will make announcements for the spring semester. Historic Tour of Kings Theatre, 11 am, $15.  A guided tour, where you’ll learn about the history and architecture of the former movie palace and it’s new life after a $95M restoration to a state-of-the-art live performance venue. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave. between Beverly Road and Tilden Avenue. http://www.kingstheatre.com.

Wednesday, Feb 22:  E-Sports Association Akashic Record Breakers!, 12-5 pm, various locations, call (718) 951-5712.  Meetings designed to hone players skills and provide opportunities for a relaxed tournament environment and friendly casual play. Platanos & Collard Greens, 5:30-9:30 pm,  Penthouse. Limited spaces available, Sigma Lambda Beta.  Fraternity.Goal – To dismantle social barriers in the Black and Latinx community by bringing cultural awareness to our similarities as people of color.

Thursday, Feb. 23: Birds of Prey, 1-2:30 pm. Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon and learn about eagles, hawks, and owls, and the important role they play in nature at the Salt Marsh Nature Center, 3302 Avenue U. Kings Theatre Happy Hour Tour, 6:30 pm, $25. Spend an evening at the beautifully restored Kings Theatre for a behind the scenes, historic tour of the venue paired with a glass of our best wine. Must be 21 or over. One glass of wine included with the ticket. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave. between Beverly Road and Tilden Avenue. Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus (I thought they closed so check), 7 pm, $15-$182, daily till Sunday, Feb. 26. The circus show presents “Out of this World,” a space-themed show, along with its usual clowns, trapeze, and animal acts. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave. at Pacific Street. A Chamber Music Celebration of Black History Month, 7:30 pm, $20. A performance of works by African American composers and lyricists, including Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Maya Angelou. With performances by the violin, cello, and piano ensemble Warp Trio, percussionist Rick Martinez, and more. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street.

Friday, Feb. 24: Knot Tying, 1- 2:30 pm. Do you know how to tie a square knot? How about a bowline knot? Salt Marsh Nature Center, 3302 Avenue U.



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