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Events: Dan’s 5K Fun Run & Walk

Dan’s 5k Fun Run in Gerritsen Beach, has grown to be a must to-do event for runners (and walkers) in our area. It has also become a great event for runners in the brooklyn area to participate in.

This year the run will be in Memory of Jimmy Flynn and Harry McCandless and in […]

Marty Golden: Special Education Forum

Friday, March 11, 2011 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Regina Pacis Center 1258 65th Street, Brooklyn

Guest Speaker: Richard Selznick, PhD, Author of the Shut-Down Learner Helping Your Academically Discouraged Child

A variety of professionals from State Agencies and prive associations will be providing information to parents teachers […]

St. Patrick’s Day Approaches


As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, numerous events are happening all over the city. St. Patrick’s Day is a great experience in Gerritsen Beach, so check out this information to make your St. Patrick’s Day all it can be.

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Events: Kiddie Beach Beef and Beer Fundrasier at Cort Club

There will be a Beef and Beer Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 19 7-10pm for Kiddie Beach from 7-10pm.

Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at the door.

Good Shepherd Sports Opens 2011 Spring Sports Registration

GOOD SHEPHERD SPORTS opens 2011 Spring Sports Registration Baseball-Softball-Tee-Ball registration:

7:00pm – 8:00pm Tuesday January 25th Thursday  February 3rd Tuesday, March 8th

10:30am – 12:30pm Sunday, February 6th,

Registration forms can be downloaded at GoodShepherdSports.org

Registration Location: Good Shepherd School Basement Ron Subrizi Room

Registrations received […]

Events: Senator Golden Oath of Office Ceremony

Oath of Office Ceremony You are Invited to my Swearing In Ceremony to the New York State Senate Thursday, January 13, 2011 6:30 p.m. Oath of Office Administered by

Kings County Supreme Court Justice

Vincent Del Giudice Refreshments to follow Intermediate School 228 228 Avenue S Brooklyn, […]

Events: Cort Club Children’s Christmas Party

The Cort Club Children’s Christmas Party, is an annual holiday party for children ages 10 and younger. This year it will be held from 1 p.m.. to 3 p.m. Saturday December 19th 2010 at the Cort Club (2648 Gerritsen Avenue).

The event is run by Murray and Jennifer Arvin who have been […]

Vollies Thanksgiving Ragamuffin Day Parade

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade was not the only exciting parade Thanksgiving Day.

The Gerritsen Beach Fire Department held their Annual Ragamuffin parade for the families and children of Gerritsen Beach. Santa, a contingent of costumed Vollies, and the Gerritsen Beach Marching Band wave and escort many families who walk behind to get […]

Events: Vollies Ragamuffin Parade

Sheesphead Bay High School to Hold Rally to Try and Stay Open

Next Friday – November 19 – at 3:00 Sheesphead Bay High School is having a rally to try and keep the school open.

We know the school year really just started but come NEXT September the city is going to try to close 19 schools , and try to phase out 16 more, continuing […]

Events: Make Space In Your Bookcase

Now through December 1st the Gerritsen Beach Branch of the brooklyn public library

Please donate your new or gently used books by bringing them to:

Gerritsen Beach Library PS 277 (inside the main door) Various Stores along Gerritsen Avenue The book drive and sale will benefit the branch by helping support its programs […]

Marty Golden Offering Flu Shots Friday

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) in conjunction with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, is announcing that he will be offering free flu shots for senior citizens, uninsured residents, and those who the Health Department is encouraging to get the annual flu vaccine, at two events during the […]

Events: Food Drive

Preparations to distribute food to needy neighbors in time for Thanksgiving, and neighborhood updates, including from the 61st Precinct, are on the agenda for the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association’s meeting on Thursday, November 18, 7:30 p.m. at the King’s Chapel, Quentin Road and East 27 Street.

The Madison-Marine-Homecrest civic is collecting non-perishable foods, along […]

Vollies Haunted House

There are no Oscars for haunted house actors, but the Vollies Haunted House actors certainly deserved one. The actors were great and the whole Blue Star hall was decorated to be very scary.

At least they will have bragging rights because their Haunted House was amazing.

Job well […]

Senator Golden Stops by Halloween Fair

Senator Golden stopped by the Gerritsen Beach Halloween fair to wish everyone a safe Halloween.