Saturday, May 26
Water Safety The USA Swimming Foundation, The Mount Vernon Y and Dept. of Recreation is holding “Make a Splash: Mount Vernon” Street Fair and Pool Activities hosted by Olympic Silver Medalist Maritza Correia focusing on water safety education and available swim programs, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Mount Vernon YMCA. For more information, visit www.makeasplash.org.
Monday, May 28
Jazzy Mondays Jazzy Mondays presents Bill Jacobs, master xylophonist with All Star Sextet, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at For My Sweet, 1103 Fulton St. at Claver Place, Brooklyn. RSVP [email protected] or call (718) 857-1427, (917) 757-0170 or (718) 753-3302.
Tuesdsay, May 29
Arts & Conversation Emotional Justice Unplugged 2012 in partnership with WBAI 99.5 FM presents Black Love: A Re-Imagining, a conversation with Dream Hampton and Staceyann Chin and moderated by Esther Armah focusing on love, lessons, legacy, loss and learning, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at The Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Ave., entrance on 123 St., between St. Nicholas Ave. and Frederick Douglass Blvd., Harlem. First come, first served. For information, call (212) 209-2815.
Auditions FSF Community Theatre Group, 41-60 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, Queens, is holding auditions for “Ragtime, The Musical”, Tuesdays, May 29 and June 5, 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Callbacks, Wed., June 6. Performances: Nov. 2012. Need: Expansive, multi-cultural, intergenerational cast of actors, singers, dancers, stage crew. For information, call (516) 521-5500; email [email protected] or visit www.spotlightonstage.com/fsfctg.htm.
Jazz Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60 St., N.Y., presents Eric Reed UNMONK Quintet on piano, tenor saxophone, trumpet, bass and drums, thru Sun., June 3, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. plus 11:30 p.m. on Fri. & Sat. For reservations and tickets, call (212) 258-9595 or visit jalc.org.
Elder Law Clinic Community Board 8, Queens, is hosting an Elder Law Clinic focusing on wills and estate planning, healthcare proxy, revocable trusts, living wills, nursing home/assisted living and guardianship, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Community Board 8Q, 297-15 Hillside Ave., Hollis. Refereshments will be served at 10:30 a.m. Please call (718) 264-7895 to reserve a spot. Seating is limited.
MetroCard Community Board 8 Office, 197-15 Hillside Ave., Hollis, is inviting all seniors and people with disabilities to come and apply for a reduced fare MetroCard, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Call (718) 264-7895 to RSVP.
Wednesday, May 30
Mental Health Kings County Hospital Center’s Behavioral Health Services, Division of Wellness, Recovery, and Community Integration is holding the 2nd Annual Conference celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month focusing on the theme “Hope is All Around Us,” 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Kings County Hospital Center, T-Building Auditorium, 2nd Fl., corner Clarkson and New York avenues, adjacent to Behavioral Health Center, Brooklyn. Breakfast will be served. Call Ms. Howard to confirm your attendance at (718) 245-2414.
Friday, June 1
Dancewave Dancewave presents “Spring Celebration 2012” featuring a showcase of modern dance performed by Dancewave’s pre-professional youth dance companies ranging in age from 10-19 years at the Kumble Theater, LIU Brooklyn Campus, One University Plaza, Brooklyn, Fri. and Saturday, June 1 and 2, 8:00 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.dancewave.org/spring celebration.
Saturday, June 2
Prayer Brunch United Peoples Inclusive is hosting successive Entrepreneurial Prayer Brunch, Sat., June 2 and Sunday, June 10, both at 11:00 a.m. at UPI Community Center, 1601 Nostrand Ave., between Snyder and Tilden, Brooklyn. Donation for Brunch. For information, contact Bro. Austin Tuitt at (718) 284-4453.
Health Fair Wilfred Vernon Clarke Memorial Fund Inc.’s Annual Community Health Fair featuring free health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, sugar, height and weight, HIV, nutrition counseling, activities for kids and more, 12 noon – 5:00 p.m. at 167 Linden Blvd., corner of Rogers Ave., Brooklyn. For information, call (631) 673-0133.
Netball The Caribbean American Netball Association presents Netball Opening Day, 10:00 a.m. at Lincoln Terrace Park, between Eastern Parkway and East New York Ave. Come and be a part of a day full of fun, live entertainment and exciting netball! For more information, visit cananetball.org or call (347) 921-2262.
Women’s Conference Inspiring Tree Consulting presents Elevated Ladies Unite Conference 2012 for aspiring women entrepreneurs and women entrepreneurs, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at 9 Centre St., Hempstead, N.Y. Attire: Business Casual. For information on tickets and registration, call (516) 532-2181 or email [email protected].
Journalism Intern CNS (Cole Network System, Inc.) is looking for a college student journalism intern for a paid, temp position, for Aug. 27 – Oct. 5 and Dec. 7 to Dec. 10, 2012 to work with The CNS Newsletter: The Gazette. Flexible hours, Metro-Card provided, must have excellent writing and verbal skills and the ability to work alone. To apply, mail cover letter and resume to Norman Cole, CNS, 545 Eighth Ave., Ste. 401, New York, N.Y. 10018 (this ia a mailing address only).
Arts and Culture Fest The Creative Side presents an arts and culture festival featuring artists, crafters, designers and vendors with fashion items, jewelry, paintings, sculpture, home decor, ceramics, photography and crafts, Saturdays thru Oct. 20, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Parkside Plaza, intersection of Ocean and Parkside avenues, Brooklyn. For information, visit www.artsculturefest.com or call (347) 224-4295.
Computer Training Mount Carmel Worship and Outreach Center is holding adult and children computer training programs, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Call (917) 609-0909 for registration details.
Home Improvements Warmer weather is home repair weather. Do you need major repairs done but lack the finances? NHS of East Flatbush can assist you. For more information on home improvement programs, call (718) 469-4679.
Foreclosure Services The Flatbush Development Corporation, NHS of East Flatbush and the Center for N.Y. City Neighborhoods are offering free foreclosure intervention services and referral for legal assistance. To schedule an appointment, call (718) 469-4679.
Compiled by Ida Eisenstein