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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February 17, Wednesday - August 7, Sunday BROOKLYN MUSEUM (Brooklyn Museum)
11:00 AM at Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Admission: $16, $10, Free

 Presented by the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Agitprop! explores the legacy and continued power of politically engaged art. Agitprop!’s unique  method invites contemporary artists to select the exhibition’s content, thereby opening up the process to reflect multiple perspectives and positions. 

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April 14, Thursday - July 31, Sunday City Parks Foundation Presents: Little Red’s Hood (CityParks Foundation)
10:30 AM* at Swedish Cottage, 81st Street and Central Park West
Admission: $7-12   Tickets: Online or at the door when available

Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the celebrated tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids.  Like many of today’s children, Little Red is a smart, young city slicker who is too focused on her smartphone to notice her surroundings. Little Red’s Hood is written and directed by Liam Hurley. 

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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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May 27, Friday - August 26, Friday Seminar: Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit (Marxist Education Project)
06:00 PM at The Brooklyn Commons
Donation: None-$140   Tickets: At the door.

Hegel studies continue at the Brooklyn Commons with a 14-week course in Hegel's work, "Phenomenology of Spirit".  Discussions will include Hegel’s view on history, the history of philosophy, and much more. Russell Dale will be teaching the course at the Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue, starting Friday, May 27th at 6 PM. 

**Prices are on a sliding scale, click on more info for details**

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June 16, Thursday - August 11, Thursday Free PopFit Kids Class Every Thursday at 'Summer in the Square' (PopFit Kids)
3:00 PM at Union Square
Admission: Free To The Public   Tickets: None

PopFit Kids is holding free classes every Thursday at “Summer in the Square” in Union Square. Led by a team of certified fitness experts, the PopFit Kids curriculum inspires MOVEment while engaging children on the fundamentals of fitness. 

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July 5, Tuesday - August 25, Thursday CITY PARKS FOUNDATION KICKS-OFF FREE SUMMER SPORTS PROGRAMS FOR NYC YOUTH (CityParks Foundation)
1 PM at Various NYC Parks
None: FREE

The City Parks Foundation kicks off its 2016 Summer Sports Program for young people. The program concludes mid-to-late August, depending on the sport. City Parks Foundation provides over 14,000 New York City children free tennis, golf, soccer, track & field and fitness instruction including free use of equipment in nearly 60 locations citywide. 

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July 7, Thursday - July 31, Sunday Free Life Coaching Sessions (Leadership That Works)
n/a at Telephone ONLY
Admission: Free to the Public   Tickets: None

The students of Coaching for Transformation, a Professional Coaching Certification Program are pleased to offer 3 months of professional coaching services, free of charge. Over 3 months a coach helps explore challenges, options and ways of working. 

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July 8, Friday - August 12, Friday SummerSTARZ free family movie nights (Town Square Inc.)
8:00 PM at Transmitter Park
Admission: FREE

6 wonderful Friday nights are planned for Transmitter Park on the gorgeous Greenpoint waterfront!  Bring a picnic blanket, friends & family.  Come early and have an awesome time!   The first movie night is Friday, July 8th, featuring KUNG FU PANDA 3.  

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July 12, Tuesday - August 19, Friday CITY PARKS FOUNDATION’S “GET UP & GO!” PROGRAM (CityParks Foundation)
9:30 AM at Various Parks in NYC
None: FREE   Tickets: None

This summer, City Parks Foundation is once again offering its educational, multi-sport fitness program designed to get children, ages six to 10, active in their local parks.  The “Get Up & Go!” program will take place twice a week from July 12 to August 19, 2016.  For more information about the program and to register, please visit

http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/sports/kids-fitness/.

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July 21, Thursday - August 1, Monday PopUP Theatrics BROKEN CITY: WALL STREET (PopUp Theatrics)
5:00 PM, 6:0 at 35 Cedar Street
Admission: $25-35   Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/broken-city-wall-street-tickets-24967974885

Part flash mob, part walking tour, and part participatory event, audience members (and random spectators) experience the neighborhood they thought they knew in a way that is fresh and full of wonder. Led by the deaf and physically disabled artistic team of Isolte Avila and David Bower, SignDance Collective fuses sign language with dance, theatre, and live music to create staggeringly beautiful performances.  

Please note there is no traditional seating and all performances involve walking or mobility. When purchasing tickets, please indicate handicap accessibility. 

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August 1, Monday - August 25, Thursday City Parks Foundation's FREE Summer Golf Program (City Parks Foundation)
9:30 AM at Various Locations
Admission: FREE

CityParks Golf presented by LACOSTE Foundation makes it fun and easy for boys and girls, ages six to 17, to learn to play golf. The free golf lessons and use of equipment, held in public parks and on citywide courses, makes the sport of golf accessible to kids of all skill levels throughout New York City. 

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August 2, Tuesday - July 26, Tuesday Ethan Parker Band (Beyond a Dream)
7:00 PM at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2
Admission: Free   Tickets: None

The Ethan Parker Band, a Rhythm and Folk jam band from Tampa, Florida, returns to the Rockwood Music Hall for their 2016 Primavera Summer Tour. The band will be playing songs from their upcoming LIVE album.

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August 5, Friday - August 28, Sunday Uncle Tom vs. Uncle Sam (Playwright)
8pm (Fri. Sa at Symphonyspace 2537 Broadway @ 95 St
Admission: $30   Tickets: At the door, and www.symphonyspace.org

Satirical, social-political stage play about newlywed and interracial couple, Shawn & Margaux, living in gentrified Bed-Stuy, B'klyn.; unable to conceive but agreeing to adopt, but only, according to Shawn, if the child is white! 

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August 6, Saturday High School of Contemporary Arts, Council Member Andy King, Fun In the Son Community Engagement Day (NYC Council Member Andy King's Office)
10:00 AM at Evander Childs Football Field, 800 E. Gun Hill Rd. Bx
Admission: FREE   Tickets: NONE

Visitors will have the opportunity to watch a parade or participate in a wide variety of vans and trucks offering health screenings, sidewalk tables and exhibits, vendors, assorted demonstrations, music concerts, refreshments and activities for adults and children. 

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August 6, Saturday - August 7, Sunday Putnam County Wine & Food Fest (Greenergy Productions, LLC)
11:00 AM at Beaver Creek Equestrian Center, 683 Route 311, Patterson, NY
Admission: $25.00 Wine Tastings   Tickets: Click Here For Tickets

Get ready for the sixth annual Putnam County Wine & Food Fest! Live music, great food, and the best wine and spirits New York has to offer! There will be arts and crafts, exhibits, and more entertainment than you can shake a stick at – even for the kids. 

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August 14, Sunday - August 20, Saturday Battery Dance Festival (Michelle Tabnick Communications)
6:30 PM at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City
Admission: free

Free performances against the breathtaking backdrop of the New York Harbor at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City. Battery Dance is committed to enhancing the cultural vibrancy of its home community in New York City, extending programming throughout the U.S., and building bridges worldwide through international cultural exchange with programs in 65 countries to date. 

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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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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 12, Saturday STEAM Night Out (The Cush Center for Learning, Inc.)
2:00 PM at Barnes and Noble, 33 E 17th St, New York, NY 10003
Admission: Free To The Public

STEAM Night Out, will introduce STEAM subjects to the budding young minds in the local schools of the Manhattan community and support the STEAM initiatives within The Cush Center for Learning, Inc.

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