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To Walk in Beauty: The Way of True Abundance

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

“To Walk in Beauty” is a well known Native American affirmation that points to the possibility of living in effortless harmony with all of life, which is true abundance. In this workshop Rick Jarow will show us how, through mastering the art and science of Manifestation, i.e., the alignement of our inner and outer worlds with nature and spirit,...

Saturday Oct 6th, 10am

Talks Progress Administration: HIV, The Three Epidemics

at Caveat - Lower East Side
21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Aids abruptly appeared in 1981 and quickly created a world of fear, destroying countless lives and exposing the deadly power of public stigma along the way. Almost four decades later, much has changed, and yet much work still remains to be done. Three Epidemics uses a mix of science and theatrical multimedia to explore the history of HIV and assess...

Saturday Oct 6th, 6:30pm

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Brexit 101:Consequences of Brexit for the UK & Ireland

at Irish Arts Center - Hell's Kitchen
553 W 51st St, New York, New York 10019

Professor Peter Moloney, currently on faculty at Skidmore College and the Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College, offers an introductory lecture on the buildup to Brexit and its ramifications for Northern Ireland and the peace process. The lecture will be followed by a Q&A.

Tuesday Oct 23rd, 7pm

Ladies First Astoria

at Q.E.D. - Astoria
27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Ladies First Astoria is hosting a workshop about sexual harassment and assault, specifically the day-to-day experiences we face as women.  The discussion will include harassment in the workplace, on the street, and in dating/relationships. We will have a panel of experts to help give us the tools to diffuse such situations when possible,...

Monday Oct 22nd, 6pm

Soul Story: Evolution and the Purpose of Life

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

New aspects of reality have continually emerged into existence since the inception of the universe. Around 13.8 billions years ago, the big bang began the evolution of the physical cosmos and all of its grandeur, then the variety of biological life, and then the emergence of something utterly remarkable—the psyche or soul, the domain of the imagination...

Tuesday Oct 9th, 7pm

Long-Distance Hiking the Catskills

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope
1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

The Catskill Mountains are by no means among the tallest peaks in the U.S., but their rounded slopes and rocky outcrops are ideal for scenic vistas, remote camp sites, and multi-day rambles for both novice hikers and experienced bivouackers. More importantly, they're close to NYC and easily accessible by car, bus, train, bike...

Tuesday Oct 23rd, 6:30pm

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Witches of Old New York

at Q.E.D. - Astoria
27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Take a Halloween-themed journey back in time with Marie Carter. Who was considered a witch in colonial New York?  Learn about New York City’s only witch trial, and learn about the witches who inhabited the streets of Broome Street (no joke here) and hipster Willamsburgh (when Williamsburg had an “h” on the end).  In...

Sunday Oct 14th, 3pm

Baby Sleep Workshop with The Happy Sleeper

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Join us for a class led by NYC and LA sleep experts and authors. In this talk, Heather and Julie will dispel common sleep myths and teach parents a new and relieving way of thinking about sleep. They will demonstrate their Sleep Wave technique, designed to turn over the role of falling asleep to your capable baby — which is key to sleeping through...

Sunday Oct 14th, 11am

Stories from Formerly Incarcerated Men and Women

at Caveat - Lower East Side
21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

Each day, around 47,000 juveniles are incarcerated in the United States. Of those, around 1,000 are held in adult jails. Those startling numbers are growing, as school police now outnumber guidance counselors across the U.S. New York and North Carolina were the last two states to prosecute 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. In April 2017, New York passed...

Sunday Oct 14th, 3:30pm

Haunted History: The Lost Franklin Expedition

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope
1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In 1845, Captain John Franklin left England with two ships on a mission to discover the fabled Northwest Passage that would allow Europe to trade directly with Asia. Because Franklin suspected that there might be a safe water route north of Canada, they sailed into the Arctic Circle. His ships were equipped with the latest technology – steam engines...

Thursday Oct 18th, 8:30pm

Samurai Cinema

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

View 8 sword-swinging classics of Japanese and world cinema. Kurt Brokaw, along with team teacher Nella Williams, who is fluent in Japanese, help unravel the mysteries of Shogunate warriors in feudal Edo societies, their dress, fighting rituals and codes of honor. Discussions of the stars and directors. Samurai Assassin (1964) 1860 Edo, as ronin...

$195

8 sessions

Tuesday Oct 23rd, 7pm

True Tales of Halloween Horror

at Q.E.D. - Astoria
27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Halloween celebrates ghouls and ghosts, witches and werewolves, and all the terrors that go bump in the night. And yet, every year, we neglect the baddest, scariest monster of them all: man!  In this lecture, come and learn why on Halloween, you should really not be weary of mummies or curses, but of your friends and family. The stories you’ll...

Sunday Oct 28th, 3pm

The Power of Community to Heal Pathways

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

The Power of Community to Heal Pathways that Bring Us Together Renowned spiritual teacher Mark Nepo has that rare gift of intuiting the essential questions that get to the root of human existence and experience. In this workshop, based on his eye-opening new book, More Together Than Alone: Discovering the Power and Spirit of Community in Our Lives...

Saturday Oct 27th, 10am

Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies for Near the End of Life

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Full Course Name: Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies for People Nearing the End of Life People with advanced medical illness often experience depression, anxiety, feelings of hopelessness, and loss of meaning and value of life. Some conclude that their life is not worth living and desire to hasten their deaths. Current available treatments for depression,...

Sunday Oct 28th, 4pm

Sweet & Sour: Chinese Food and Immigrant Identity

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 5th Ave, New York, New York 10029

What is the history of Chinese food in New York City, in restaurants, as a take-out staple, and as prepared in immigrant households?  Inspired by the exhibition Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers, Wilson Tang, owner of the famed Nom Wah Tea Parlor in Manhattan's Chinatown that dates back to 1920, and Jack Tchen, founder...

Wednesday Nov 7th, 6:30pm

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