Sun Kulcha

Fri., oct. 18

comedy show: “No Name… & A Bag O’ Chips” Comedy/Variety presents talents of comics Liz Miele (Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”), Hari Kondabolu (FX Network’s “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell”) comedian/writer Selena Coppock (“The New Rules for Blondes”), illusionist Lee Alan Barett, and a few surprises. The show starts at 7:00 p.m, will feature “No Name” house band The Summer Replacements” including Carl(BabyFreak) Fortunato and Fernando (Dr. Sandman) Morales Gonzalez. No cover, no minimum and Otto’s is located at 538 E 14th St. (Cross Street: Between Avenue A and Avenue B). For more information, call (212) 228-2240 or go to: Performers subject to change. For “No Name,” information, call (347) 885-3466 /[email protected]

tues., oct. 22

Homeowners workshop: Ridgewood Bank representatives, mortgage consultants, and a licensed architect will take participants through the home buying process-including the initial decision making cost analysis, criteria for selecting the right home, and the “do’s and dont’s” of filing mortgage applications. This event will be held from 6:15 – 8:15 Jerome Avenue Branch 3445 Jerome, Bronx, NY; to RSVP call (718) 881-3430.

Caribbean lecture series: The Honourable Orette Bruce Golding, former prime minister of Jamaica, will be the presenter at The CIN Lecture Series in New York at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcom X Boulevard, NY) at 7:00 p.m. Golding will speak on “Jamaica’s challenges, opportunities and impertatives.” Admission is free with light refreshments from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Halloween Program: Jessie and the Case of the Missing Candy (Kids) Jessie, a young detective, must solve a important Halloween-inspired mystery in this song and dance filled adenture. Arts and Crafts party will follow. This event will be held from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Gerritsen Beach Library, 2808 Gerritsen Avenue.

Thurs., oct. 24

Halloween-Let’s Get CraftY: Get crafty and tap into your artistic side with this special, Halloween-themes activity from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Dyker Library, 8202 13th Ave.

sat., oct. 26

resource fair: Providing information to help you buy, improve and preserve your home and apartment:information, seminars and exhibitors on renters rights, downpayment assistance, disaster preparedness, mortgage modification, water bill payments, first time homebuying, homeowner insurance and more. Brooklyn College Student Center, Campus Road and East 27th Street (3rd Floor), Brooklyn, NY 11210. To register, please call &18 469-4679 or

sat., Oct. 19 – sun., Oct. 27

furniture showcase: Pop-up marketplace featuring furniture and home goods products by more than 35 independent, innovative designers and manufacturers based in New York City. Products will include furniture, lighting, wall coverings and home accessories. On weekends, the showcase will be on the Factory Floor at Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn (241 37th St.). The market is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Mon., oct. 28

release party: New York-based entertainer vocalist and jazz aficionado Keith A. Dames hosts a birthday celebration/release party for his debut CD “Left Alone” at Shell’s Bistro in Harlem. Produced by Rose Petal Entertainment Media in assocation with SoMad Productions. There is a $15 cover charge with a two-drink minimum per seat. Shell’s Bistro is located at 2150 Fifth Ave. For reservations and more information, call (212)234-5600.


currently- oct. 26, 2013

exhibit: New York City-based visual artist Regina Marquita Tate’s new exhibit “Dancing On Paper: With Marquita” is on display at the New York Public Library’s Harlem branch located at 9 W. 124th Street in Manhattan. The collection of pastels inspired by compositions of jazz musicians. Regina Marquita Tate adds that “the music dictates the color and the shape of the sound that appears on the paper.” Call (212) 348-5620 for more information.

currently – nov. 15, 2013

Health market: Come to Crown Heights farmers market on Thursdays and Fridays from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. Come check out Jamerican Farmer Rodrick with his callaloo! If you’re lucky, our Hip2B Healthy Market student ambassadors will be out there selling healthy snacks such as fresh orange juice or lemonade! EBT/SNAP, WIC, FMNP are accepted at the market. Get $2 Health Bucks for every $5 spent on your EBT. The market will be held at Albany and Lefferts Avenues at Hamilton Metz Park on Thursday. On Friday, the market will be held at Brower Park (next to Brooklyn Children’s Museum, at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place. For more information, call (917)756-4202 or send email to [email protected] Vendors Welcome!

NYPD Recruitment: If you are interested, or know of anyone interested in a career as a New York City Police Officer, we invite you to check out the October Testing schedule on our site The NYPD Police Officers Exam is given six days a week at the following locations: Testing Center In Lower Manhattan, 2 Lafayette Street 17th Floor New York, NY 10007 and a Testing Center in Downtown Brooklyn, 210 Joralemon Street – 4th Floor Brooklyn, New York 11201.

Featuring Home REpair: Is your boiler, water main or roof in need of fixing? Do you need major repairs done but lack the finances? Now is the best time to fix it. Neighborhood Housing Services of East Flatbush, a not-for-profit housing organization can assist you. For more information on our Home Improvement Programs, please call 718-469-4679 or visit

Foreclosure: Are you behind in your mortgage or seeking a modification? Come in for free services and assistance. We will help you as much as possible to keep your home. Referrals for free legal assistance are also available. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 718.469.4679. Sponsored by Neighborhood Housing Services of East Flatbush and the Center for New York City Neighborhoods, not-for-profit organizations.

Home Help for disabled: If you are a disabled homeowner living in Brooklyn or have someone disabled living in your household, you may qualify for up to $5,000 in home repair grants. Repairs must be geared toward making the home accessible and convenient for the disabled person. Sponsored by Neighborhood Housing Services of East Flatbush, a not for profit housing organization, and the New York State Housing Trust Corporation. For more information, please call (718) 469-4679.

Community Center: Are you looking to improve your life? Take a class at Community Learning Center: How to Write a Book or Script, Create a Resume, How to Create Wealth, Get/Keep a Spouse, Start a Business. Classes for everyone. Community Learning Center, 147-12 Archer Ave., Queens. For more information/RSVP, call (718) 291-1094.

Donations: St. Robert Bellarmine Church is joining efforts with the Diocese of Trenton to bring relief to victims in the hardest hit areas. The church has organized a sorting sub station in the parish and will be delivering donations to various locations shortly. The church is seeking donations of cardboard shipping boxes for packing or rubber bins for storage for victims. Donations are tax deductible and the church will provide you with a receipt upon request. Feel free to contact St. Robert Bellarmine Church at any time Attn: SRB Hurricane Relief Effort, 61 Georgia Rd., Freehold, NJ 07728 or [email protected], Pam Stengel (732) 580-0075, Linda Altini (917) 578-4852. Phone: (732) 462-7429 or Fax: (732) 409-3496.

Farmers Market: Seeds in the Middle is sponsoring The Crown Heights Farmers Market offering fresh fruits and vegetables, including calaloo and Caribbean favorites and accepting EBT, WIC, Snap, FMNP, Health Bucks, and Fresh Connect. The market will be operating every Thursday from 12 noon to 7:00 p.m. at Hamilton Metz Park at Albany and Lefferts avenues, Brooklyn. For more information, visit

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Compiled By Natalie Y. Henry

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