Thursday and Friday Events

Many complaints about accessing Blackboard. Now you have to use your Cuny First password to log on. Cuny First is being phased out and has had many problems through the years. One state sued them.

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 off campus events are bars so check if under age. If you can’t drink you might be able to eat there.

Riverside HIIT, Tuesdays through September 26, 6:30-7:15 pm in Riverside Park. Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout. Bring your own mat. Terrace @ West 108th St, Manhattan.

Thursday, Aug. 31: Meet and Greet, 12:30- 2:30 pm, Occidental Lounge (5th floor). Anime and Manga Club has animated videos. Club room in 137 of the West End Building.

PHE 2017-18 Health Educator Information Session 1, 12:30-2 pm, Whitehead Breezeway.

Off Campus: ImageDrink and Draw, 6-9 pm, $12 (includes a drink ticket), RSVP encouraged, but not necessary. A night of drawing games that will get your creative impulses firing. Berg’n, 899 Bergen St. between Classon and Franklin Avenues.

Fish, Brew, and BBQ, 6-9 pm, $25. An evening of fishing, live music, beer, and barbecue. Fishing rods, bait, and instruction will be provided. Prospect Park Audubon Center. Enter park at Lincoln Road and Ocean Avenue

Live at the Archway, 6 pm until Sept. 28. Spend your Thursday nights this summer underneath the Manhattan Bridge archway listening to music from across the world. These free performances and dance classes paired with interactive visual art components are fun for the whole family. Manhattan Bridge Archway Plaza, Water Street and Pearl Street, DUMBO.

Mister G (the singer), 4-4:45 pm on Pier 25 at N. Moore St., Manhattan. Hudson RiverKids continues through Sept 14. In case of rain, all shows will move indoors to Pier 40 Lobby at W Houston St, Manhattan.

More events may be added Thursday. Check the lobby display in the Student Center. 

Friday, Sept. 1: Off-Campus: Treetop Adventures at the Bronx Zoo. One experience called Climb is an aerial adventure course consisting of rope bridges, rope walks, ladders, wobbly bridges and swinging elements. There are various levels of difficulty. The other adventure offered is Zipline, allowing guests to zip across the Bronx River 50 feet up in the air. Both adventures require a ticket in addition to an All Experience Ticket and there are participation requirements (some of which are: weighing between 50 and 75 pounds, and being able to reach 5’6” from flat feet). Check website for more information. Tickets are sold by time and appointment. 2300 Southern Blvd. at Boston Road, Bronx. Appointments between 10 am–5 pm, daily, Friday, Sept. 1-Sunday, Dec. 31. Climb: $64..95; Zip: $34.95 (plus admission). Reservations required.

Seaport Food Lab with 8 award winning chefs for two-week residencies at the Seaport District, prices vary. Those who’ve become enamored of L.A. cuisine via Instagram will be thrilled to know that Jessica Koslow, of the revered Sqirl, is at the helm from August 20 to September 2. Following Koslow’s run, local stars Dale Talde (September 10–23) and Wylie Dufresne (September 29–October 11) work their shifts. Each chef has a distinctive style; tickets for the individual stints will be doled out incrementally on Resy. 203 Front Street.




Jazzy Jazz Festival 2017, 7pm–10pm, is a weekly jazz tribute to the music of Lena Horne. Medgar Evers College, 1638 Bedford Ave. at Crown Street.


Coney Island Fireworks, 9:30-10 pm. This is the last one of the summer. For the best view be on the boardwalk or beach between West 10th Street and West 15th Street.




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