Saturday, June 16
Thrift Sale The St. James Lutheran Church, 2776 Gerritsen Ave., Brooklyn, will be holding a Thrift Shop Sale, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. For information call the Church office at (718) 743-1788.
Father’s Day Golf Learn to play golf at the Family Fun Golf Outing Father’s Day Weekend at Alley Pond Golf Center at 232-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck, N.Y., featuring miniature golf, golf clinic and picnic fundraiser. For more information, call Lady Simone at (917) 720-2485 and to buy tickets visit www.ladysimone.com.
Dog & Cat Vaccinations Luv My Pet is sponsoring low cost dog and cat vaccination clinics at 34-60 48 St., between 48 and Northern, LIC, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and at 9108 Atlantic Ave. in the Pathmark Shopping Center, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. For information, call Amy Eisenberg at (631) 273-6363.
Jazz: Brooklyn Beat The Heart of Brooklyn and WBGO 88.3 FM present Jazz: Brooklyn’s Beat featuring Brandee Younger at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., 1:30 p.m. Free with Museum admission. For information, call (718) 638-7700.
Sunday, June 17
Spay/Neuter Clinic Petland Discounts and the ASPCA Mobile Unit is offering dog and cat spay/neuter clinics in Queens on Sun., 6/17 at 171-33 Hillside Ave., between 171 and 172 streets, Jamaica and Mon., 6/18 and Wed., 6/20 at 21-11 Broadway, corner of 21 St. in the Rite Aid Shopping Center, Astoria, all beginning at 7:00 a.m. For information, call Amy Eisenberg at (631) 273-6363.
Dog & Cat Vaccinations Luv My Pet is sponsoring low cost dog and cat vaccination clinics at 71-08 Kissena Blvd., between Aguilar and 70, Kew Garden Hills, 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m., 43-10 Ditmars Blvd, Laguardia Center, Long Island City, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. and at 8989 Union Turnpike, Stop & Shop Center, Glendale, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. For information, call Amy Eisenberg at (631) 273-6363.
Father’s Day The New York Historical Society, Dimenna Children’s History Museum, 170 Central Park West, is having a Father’s Day Scavenger Hunt for kids and dads to practice their history detective skills with a tour and scavenger hunt designed with dads in mind, 12 noon. Also, celebrate Father’s Day with a special family workshop all about games where parents and kids learn about historical games and build their own video game prototypes, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. For children ages 7-12. Workshop size is limited. Please make a reservation at [email protected]. Free with Museum admission. For information hotline, call (212) 873-3400.
Monday, June 18
Jazzy Mondays Jazzy Mondays presents Jeff King’s Birthday Party along with performances by young musicians from PS 3, PS 5, PS 137 and IS 113, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at For My Sweet, 1103 Fulton St., at Claver Place, Brooklyn. For information and to RSVP call (718) 857-1427 or (917) 757-0170.
Tuesday, June 19
Broadway Premier Emerging Artists Theatre presents the Off-Broadway premiere of The Sensational Josephine Baker at the Beckett Theatre, Theatre Row, 410 West 42 St., N.Y. Previews begin 6/19; Opening Night 6/26 and limited run continues through 9/9. Performances Tues., Thurs., Fri. and Sat. at 7:00 p.m.; Wed. and Sat. at 2:00 p.m. and Sun. at 3:00 p.m. Tickets available online at www.broadwayoffers.com and enter code TRWTG; call (212) 947-8844 and mention code TRWTG or in person at the box office.
Concert Folk Alliance New Music Showcase presents Tracy Grammer in Concert at The Living Room, 154 Ludlow St., N.Y. featuring Little Blue Egg, a collection of intimate, long-lost recordings by Tracy and the late Dave Carter, 10:30 p.m. For information and tickets, call (212) 533-7235.
Wednesday, June 20
Farmers Market The Youth Farm at the High School For Public Service, Wingate Campus, 600 Kingston Ave., between Rutland and Winthrop, Brooklyn, is opening for the season from 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and will offer fresh fruits and vegetables, herbs, flowers, and baked goods, every Wednesday thru 10/31 and will be accepting EBT, WIC and Senior Checks. For information, visit www.bkfarmyards.com.
Jazz: Brooklyn Beat The Heart of Brooklyn and WBGO 88.3 FM present Jazz: Brooklyn’s Beat featuring Katie Thiroux Quartet at Brooklyn Public Library’s Plaza, Grand Army Plaza, 7:00 p.m. and offering swing dance lessons at 6:30 p.m. Admission free. For information, call (718) 638-7700.
Thursday, June 21
Cabaret Night No Name & A Bag O’ Chips Comedy/Variety presents Uptown Cabaret Spotlight with composer, lyricist and playwright Joshua H. Cohen at the Indian Road Cafe, 600 West 218 St., N.Y., 8:00 p.m. No cover, no minimum. For information, call (212) 942-7451 or visit www.nonamenyc.com.
Home Energy Community Board 12 and Sustainable South Bronx are hosting a home energy conservation seminar focusing on reducing high utility bills and saving money, at Town Hall, 4101 White Plains Rd. at 229 St., Bronx, at 7:00 p.m. For information and to RSVP, contact Ms. Ngome at (646) 400-5437.
Free Music at BAM BAM presents its R&B Festival featuring Ky-Mani Marley, the youngest of reggae legend Bob Marley’s talented sons, 12 noon at MetroTech concert stage located on the lawn at MetroTech Commons in Downtown Brooklyn between Jay St. and Flatbush Ave. where Myrtle Ave. ends. For information, visit BAM.org/MetroTech or call (718) 636-4100.
Friday, June 22
Comedy/Variety No Name & A Bag O’ Chips Comedy/Variety presents special guest stars as well as the funky sounds of The Sunmer Replacements including Carl (Baby Freak) Fortunato, 7:00 p.m. at Otto’s Shrunken Head, 538 E. 14 St., between avenues A and B, N.Y. No cover, no minimum. For more information, call (212) 228-2240 or (347) 885-3466.
Fellowship Group The Millionaire Minds Fellowship Group meets every Wednesday focusing on brining like-mined extraordinary people together to make 2012 a breakthrough year and to reach your goals, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Donation $10. For information, call Lady Simone at (917) 720-2485.
Arts and Culture Fest The Creative Side presents an arts and culture festival featuring artists, crafters, designers and vendors with fashion items, jewelry, paintings, sculpture, home decor, ceramics, photography and crafts, Saturdays thru Oct. 20, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Parkside Plaza, intersection of Ocean and Parkside avenues, Brooklyn. For information, visit www.artsculturefest.com or call (347) 224-4295.
Computer Training Mount Carmel Worship and Outreach Center is holding adult and children computer training programs, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Call (917) 609-0909 for registration details.
The NHS of East Flatbush is offering The Financial Capabilities and Coaching Program focusing on helping you reach your goals such as paying off bills, saving for a home, improving credit scores and more. For more information, call (718) 469-4679.
Warmer weather is home repair weather. Do you need major repairs done but lack the finances? NHS of East Flatbush can assist you. For more information on home improvement programs, call (718) 469-4679.
The Flatbush Development Corporation, NHS of East Flatbush and the Center for N.Y. City Neighborhoods are offering free foreclosure intervention services and referral for legal assistance. To schedule an appointment, call (718) 469-4679.
Food Stamp Outreach
Find out if you are eligible to receive Food Stamp benefits! A representative from the NYC Human Resources Administration will be available to assist you with eligibility pre-screening and to answer any questions every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Community Board 12, 4101 White Plains Road at 229 St., Bronx. For more information, call (718) 881-4455.
Stop. Breath. Relax. Join Tai Chi Easy, a wellness practice combining Tai-chi, Qigong, meditation and Chinese healing, taught by Daniel Weicher, certified teacher in Integral Qigong and Tai Chi, every Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Moore Street Market, 110 Moore St., entrance on Humbolt St., Brooklyn. Donations are appreciated. Call (914) 673-6016 for information.
Compiled by Ida Eisenstein