Hate crime discussion with District Attorney Hynes, the Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project and the NYPD. Prospect Park YMCA (357 Ninth St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues in Park Slope), 6 pm. Call (718) 250-2963 for info.
Community Board 6. Public Safety and Environmental Protection committees. Updates about improvements at the Gowanus Canal Pumping Station. Fifth Avenue Committee (621 Degraw St., between Third and Fourth avenues in Gowanus), 6:30 pm. Call (718) 643-3027 for info.
78th Precinct Community Council. Monthly meeting. 78th Precinct stationhouse (65 Sixth Ave., at Bergen Street in Prospect Heights), 7:30 pm. Call (718) 636-6410.
Friends of Carroll Park. Help paint the park’s fence. Carroll Park (Carroll Street, between Court and Smith streets in Carroll Gardens), 10 am to 3 pm. All supplies provided. E-mail friendsofcarrollpark @yahoo.com for info.