Actions | Demonstrations | Not-For-Profit Events

WBAI publishes this calendar of events that we think might be of interest to our listeners and members. As a community service, we also offer the on-the-air Community Bulletin Board to help not-for-profit organizations publicize their events to the community at large.

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April 21, Thursday - December 29, Thursday The PIT Presents (The PIT Presents)
10PM at Peoples Improv Theater The Underground 123 E 24th St NYC, 10010
Admission: $5 gen, $1 students   Tickets: At The Door

The PIT Presents is the Peoples' Improv Theater's Stand Up Residency Program. Over the course of the year these emerging stand ups will develop new material, improve their stage presence and refine their art as a team. By the end of the program each of the residents will have performed a half hour set that could be ready to submit to television.

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July 27, Wednesday - September 25, Sunday Rush Will Take You to Funkytown! (Brooklyn Bridge Park)
8:00 AM at 99 Plymouth, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Admission: Free

Come see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. The murals are inspired by the vibrant energy of Brooklyn Bridge Parkfor  and the artwork of Xenobia Bailey. 

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July 31, Sunday - September 25, Sunday South Street Seaport Museum hosts Family Ecology Sail on board the Pioneer (Michelle Tabnick Communications)
12pm to 3pm at Pier 16
None: $40-$45   Tickets: https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/family-ecology-sail/

Board the historic 1885 schooner and set sail past Governors Island for the fishing grounds of Bay Ridge.  We’ll set a trawl net and participants will haul it in, bringing up a variety of creatures from blue crabs to flounder. Then it’s time to man your halyard and haul away! Children and adults help raise the sails so we can continue our exploration the old fashioned way. 

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August 11, Thursday - September 4, Sunday Cutting Edge Playhouse: Emerging Playwrights Competition Showcase (The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc.)
8:00 PM at La MaMa E.T.C. First Floor Theatre
Admission: $18   Tickets: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/34599

The NEC presents four consecutive weekends of exciting and innovative productions showcasing up-and-coming Black playwrights through the Emerging Playwrights Competition. The selected plays are: Hurricane House, by Wendell E. Carter and directed by Justin Lord; Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water, by Michael A. Jones and directed by Charles Weldon; Swing, by Holly M. Eaton and directed by Jeannine Foster-McKelvia; and Le Blanc, by Brian Wade and directed by Fulton C. Hodges

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August 25, Thursday - September 1, Thursday New York Choral Society 2016-17 Auditions (New York Choral Society)
6:00 PM at Nola Studios, midtown Manhattan
Admission: Free Audition   Tickets: None

We are looking for experienced choral singers in all voice parts, with good reading ability, musical skills and the desire to be moved, inspired and challenged! 

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September 7, Wednesday Your Smile Is Your Best Fashion Accessory - American Association of Orthodontists (American Association of Orthodontists)
4:00 PM at The Shops at Columbus Circle Time Warner Center
Admission: Free   Tickets: https://www.mylifemysmile.org/fashion-week-event

This free interactive event will feature fashion tips with Tai Beauchamp, InStyle Magazine’s fashion expert and trend setter, and tips and how to’s from some of the most popular retailers at The Shops at Columbus Circle.

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September 18, Sunday Orange County Arts Council Music and Arts Fest (Orange County NY Arts Council)
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Orange County Choppers Cafe at 14 Crossroads Ct. in Newburgh NY
Admission: $15   Tickets: www.ocartscouncil.org

The first Orange County Arts Council Music & Arts Festival is partnering with Orange County Choppers Cafe to highlight local business people who are also musicians! Outside will be an art garden, featuring many talented Orange County artists doing demonstrations and selling their work. 

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October 1, Saturday NYC PTA Expo 2016 (Town Square Inc.)
12:00 PM at Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble Street Brooklyn NY 11222
Admission: $5.00   Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nyc-pta-expo-2016-admission-tickets-tickets-2650650

A fun and informative event with great resources, products, services and information for New York City PAs and PTAs while bringing together community members, educators, families, parents and city agencies. NYC PTA Expo offers community access and support for parents, exhibitors and educational leaders, alike. 

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October 1, Saturday Schoolfest 2016 (Town Square Inc.)
12:00 PM at Brooklyn Expo Center
Admission: 5.00   Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/schoolfest-2016-admission-tickets-tickets-265060513

A one-of-a-kind school fair for North Brooklyn students and parents. Schoolfest allows our neighborhood schools to share new information and projects with each other so that our entire district may benefit. Most importantly, Schoolfest understands that parents can often be overwhelmed by school choices and admission processes.  Schoolfest helps parents navigate through the confusion so that they can make the best choice for their child’s educational needs   

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October 2, Sunday BROOKLYN BABYFEST 2016 (Town Squre Inc.)
12:00 PM at Brooklyn Expo Center
Admission: $5.00   Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brooklyn-babyfest-2016-admission-tickets-tickets-26

Are you interested in meeting other parents, grandparents, educators, and caretakers in a fun, nurturing and supportive environment?  Brooklyn Babyfest features presentations & demos on the most common prenatal to preschool questions/concerns.

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November 5, Saturday - November 6, Sunday CraftWestport (Artrider Productions)
10 AM - 5PM at Staples High School, 70 North Ave., Westport, CT 06880
Admission: $10, Seniors $9   Tickets: Tickets sold at the gate

Our event brings more than 175 fine contemporary artists and craftspeople from the region and across the country to exhibit at Connecticut’s largest indoor fine crafts festival. Visitors will enjoy the rare opportunity to meet visionary artists and purchase their latest work as well as help to raise money for local charities. 

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November 6, Sunday AccessArt (Brooklyn Arts Council)
2pm - 5pm at 28 Jay St.
Admission: GA: $25 VIP: $200

Join us for drinks, snacks and a chance to build your art collection with affordable artwork by some of Brooklyn’s most talented artists..

All proceeds from the sale will support BAC’s services for visual artists, including grants, exhibition opportunities, professional development and more.

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November 12, Saturday - November 13, Sunday STEAM Night Out! (The Cush Center for Learning)
2:00 PM at Barnes and Noble, Union Square, NYC
Admission: RSVP   Tickets: None

The Cush Center for Learning develops programs for underprivileged students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Our goal is to provide programs and services that encourage learning, growth and innovation among youth in the S.T.E.A.M. fields.

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