1. Looking for a place to commemorate the holiday season and take a family portrait? Michele LoBosco Photography is holding a holiday portait session, offered in a variety of Brooklyn parks until Dec. 17. Book now to reserve your preferred time and location.
2. Children of all ages are invited to join renowned model shipwright, Dan Pariser, and the bakers from Le Petit Bakery in Fort Greene in what is sure to become a holiday tradition and make their very own Gingerbread ships!
3. The Irondale Ensemble will present Julius Caesar this weekend at 85 S Oxford St. Individual tickets are $25, groups of three or more get a $5 discount, groups of more than five get a $10 discount and groups of more than 10 get $5 tickets.
4. All those who decked their halls are welcome to enter Patch's Deck the House contest. Residents can submit a picture of their gussied-up abode until Dec. 16, so be sure to enter soon! Read all of the details on your Patch homepage.
5. Alternate side parking rules are in effect. The next suspension isn't until Christmas day, sorry!