By Brooklyn Reader

January 24, 2014, 2:32 pm


WHAT: 2013 Katra Film Series Grand Finale— The finalists will be considered for the Best Short Film and Audience Choice Awards. The Top Prizes include a one-on-one meeting with acclaimed Hollywood Producer Stephen Nemeth, $1,000 rental package from Hello World Communications, and a $500 prize and guaranteed distribution with Seed&Spark!!

WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 5:00pm

WHERE: 289 Kent Avenue at S2, Bklyn, NY

HOW MUCH: $15. To purchase tickets, go here.

2013 Katra Film Series Grand Finale

2013 Katra Film Series Grand Finale

WHAT: 2014 New Year Book Giveaway– Join the Brooklyn NAACP Education Committee in collaboration with the Brooklyn Public Library, Macon Branch, and the African American Heritage Center to help Kindergarten – 3rd Graders kick-off a positive New Year. 

WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

WHERE: Macon Branch Library, 361 Lewis Avenue, Bklyn, NY



WHAT: 10th Anniversary of the Brooklyn Israel Film Festival—Come experience the last two days of films that exemplify the best of new Israeli cinema, the festival has built a major following across the tri-state region for its unique selections and provocative discussions with film experts. The 2014 selections focus on relationships within three distinct Israeli communities: Mainstream, Gay and ultra-Orthodox.

WHEN: Sat., Jan 25th at 8:00pm – “Out in the Dark,” and Sunday, Jan. 26th at 4:00pm – “Sharon” and Sun., Jan 26th at 7:00pm – “Fill the Void,”

WHERE: 236 Kane Street (between Court Street and Tompkins Place)


"Out in the Dark," and Sunday, Jan. 26th at 4:00pm

“Out in the Dark,” and Sunday, Jan. 26th at 4:00pm

WHAT: Amazing Brooklyn Museum Scavenger Hunt POGO Events presents The Amazing New York Scavenger Hunt – part scavenger hunt, part obstacle course and ALL Brooklyn Museum! A series of clues leads you around the Brooklyn Museum performing mental challenges along the way. Each member of the winning team receives a New York City gift package. The hunt takes two hours. Please wear comfortable shoes. One member of the team should have a smart phone (either Android or I-Phone).

WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 12:30pm – 3:30pm

WHERE: Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Bklyn, NY

HOW MUCH: $30. Go here to buy tickets.


WHAT: First Time Homebuyer Series. Hosted by Bridge Street Development Corporation, in this two-day series you will receive a certificate that shows lenders and realtors you are qualified and ready to purchase a home. Through this course, you’ll also have the opportunity to learn about downpayment assistance programs.

WHEN: Saturday, January 25, 10:00am and Saturday, February 1, 2:00pm

WHERE: Bridge Street Development Corporation, 456D Nostrand Avenue
(enter on Jefferson), Bklyn, NY

HOW MUCH:  $50. Participants must register online to participate. Please click here to complete your registration.


WHAT: TracyTastings: Fresh Vintage Clothing Sale. Taste, tip, twirl, shop!

WHEN: Sunday, January 26, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

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