Tuesday and Wednesday events at Brooklyn College and beyond

All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Most Brooklyn College events are in the Student Center (SUBO) unless noted. Almost all club events are open to all BC students in their area such as CLAS, SGS, GSO as designated on their ID. For example, an ethnic named club or club with associated with a major anyone can attend. Many are bars so check if under age. Many are bars so check if under age. If you can’t drink you might be able to eat there.

Tuesday, March 28: The Women’s History Month Committee presents a Self Defense workshop led by the Center for Anti-Violence Education, 12:30-2 pm, 204 West Quad. The class is open to everyone, though it does focus on women and the LGBT community. Peace of Pizza, 12-2:15 pm, West Quad, Bulldogs for Israel. St. Baldrick’s Invitational, 5-9 pm, 211 Roosevelt Gym, Kappa Sigma Fraternity, 3 on 3 charity basketball tournament for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
Creative Writing, 4121 Boylan, Living Shakespeare, 11:10 -12:20 pm, 3154 Boylan, sketchy information so check with the English Department.  Nutrition speaker, 12:30-1:30 pm, Student Center. Classroom Safety, 12:30-2 pm, Penthouse. Donut and Vote, with student government, 12:20 pm, basement. Chef it up, 6-10 pm, Amsorfort Room. Woman’s Appreciation Diner, 6-10 pm, GBD, check if it is private. A Historical and Constitutional Assessment of Trump’s Immigration EOs, Part I: “Refugee Policy in the Trump Era: Lessons from Immigration History”, 11 am-12:15 pm, Part II: “Trump’s Immigration EOs: Is it Constitutional? What Rights Do I have?” 12:30-2 pm, : Woody Tanger Auditorium, BC Library sponsored by The Wolfe Institute. Ensemble Residency: Eco-Music Big Band, 12:30-1:30 pm, Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension. Readings of works by Conservatory composers plus a performance of a new arrangement and translation of Stravinsky’s Histoire du soldat. Marie Incontrera, Bandleader. Shared Paths, Divergent Courses: Zionism & Palestinian Nationalism, 4-6 pm, BC Library Auditorium. A thoughtful look at the history and interpretation of the land and the peoples with Hussein Ibish (Senior Resident Scholar, Arab Gulf States Institute) and Professor David Meyers (Judaic Studies, UCLA).

Off-Campus: Women of Influence in the Business of Film, 7 pm. A discussion about the underrepresentation of women in all aspects of the film industry. Memorial Hall at Pratt Institute, 200 Willoughby Ave. between Hall and Steuben Streets. Jukebox Bingo, it says 8 pm until Friday, May 26 and 29, so check if over. A combination of bingo and music trivia, with a little bit of karaoke. Winners get free tickets to shows and events. Henri’s Backyard, 256 Fourth Ave. between President and Carroll Streets. Charlie Wilson, 11-time Grammy nominee and R&B icon performs with special guests Fantasia, Johnny Gill, and Solero. Barclays Center. Elder Law Seminar, 11 am, 3 pm, 7 pm. Attorneys from Connors and Sullivan law firm host a free seminar on elder law, trusts and estates law, and estate planning. Buckley’s Bar, 2926 Avenue S at Nostrand Ave.
Wednesday, March 29:  MSCHE Liason visit, 1-3 pm, as the college goes for accreditation, Gold and Maroney Room. Latino Awareness Screening, 5:30-7 pm, Occidental Room with PRA. Latina Life Stories curated by Dr. Vanessa Pérez-Rosario: A Conversation with Helena María Viramontes, 11am-12:15 pm sponsored by The Wolfe Institute, Jefferson-Williams Lounge, 4th Floor.  Biannual International Electroacoustic Music Festival, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7-8 pm, Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension.  Royal Jelly, Seniors, $10; General Admission, $15, 7:30-9:45 pm, New Workshop Theater at BC.  Mischievously mixing elements of magical realism, stand-up comedy gags, and gut-busting vaudevillian humor, an essential story about how absurd and precarious life can be when — on the brink of ecological disaster.


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