Saturday, Oct. 22
Dinner/Dance: The First Mary Magdalene Temple of Faith Church will hold a dinner/dance at the Chrystal Manor, 1460 Flatbush Ave., between Glenwood & Farragut roads, Brooklyn, 10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m. For more information, call (718) 953-3048.
Auditions: The Monroe Mustangs invite you to sing the national anthem before a home game of the upcoming basketball season. Individual singers, school & church choruses & instrumentalists are invited to audition at the Monroe Athletic Complex, New Rock City, New Rochelle, N.Y., 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Winners will be announced on the website at www.monroecollegemustangs.com on Friday, 10/28 at 1:00 p.m. For information, call the college at (914) 740-6758.
Health & Fitness: BronxNet presents Yard in The Bronx at Sundial, 3609 Boston Rd., 2:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. featuring healthy living ideas from the Caribbean, South America & elsewhere & focusing on healthy eating, cultural highlights, reggae music, vegan food & more. For more information, contact BronxNet at (718) 960-1180.
Legal Resources: CNS/Norman Cole invites you to listen to a Pre-Paid Legal Presentation offering information on obtaining legal resources when you need it, at TRS Business Center, 44 East 32 St., 11 Fl., between Park & Madison avenues, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. To reserve a seat & confirm attendance, call (212) 539-6020.
Spoken Word: The South Beach Library, 21-25 Robin Rd., Staten Island, N.Y. presents “A Versified Voyage” with spoken word artists Beverly Chavies Williams & Bob McNeil sharing poems & songs, 1:00 p.m. Open mic segment available for talented poets, rappers & singers. For information, visit www.nypl.org/locations/tid/69/directions.
Sunday, Oct. 23
Food Forum: Faith Leaders for Environmental Justice & the Food Justice Initiative of The Riverside Church, will host Faith, Food Justice & The Farm Bill, a forum discussing the Farm Bill & how it affects the choices society makes about food at The Riverside Church, 91 Claremont Ave., between 120 & 122 streets, Morningside Heights, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Recpetion at 1:30 p.m.). Admission is free; RSVP & register at faithandfoodjustice2011.eventbrite.com. For program details, visit http://the riversidechurchny.org.
Monday, Oct. 24
Jazzy Mondays: LLIRN presents Jazzy Mondays at For My Sweet, 1103 Fulton St. at Claver Pl., Brooklyn featuring Steven Kroon Afro Latin Band & celebrating Jitu Weusi’s birthday, 7:15 p.m. & 9:15 p.m. Doors open 6:00 p.m. For more information, call (718) 857-1427 or (917) 747-0107.
Jazz: Jazz at Lincoln Center presents The Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra conducted by Bobby Sanabria, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, 5th Fl., Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th St., N.Y. For reservations, tickets & information, call (212) 258-9595 or visit jalc.org.
Monday, Oct. 24
TPS for Haitians: Queens Library New Americans Program, Rochdale Village, 169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica, Queens, presents TPS for Haitian Immigrants focusing on eligibility, who should apply, advantages, where to get help with the application process & more, 6:00 p.m. Admission free. For information, call (7128) 990-0883 in English and in French call (718) 990-0892.
Comedy/Variety: Actor/playwright/comedian Aladdin Ullah returns to Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St., Manhattan, where he will present “Indio,” his one-man show recalling his upbringing as a Muslim while living in Spanish Harlem, 7:00 p.m. Performance repeated 10/17. For information, call (212) 967-7555 or [email protected].
Tuesday, Oct. 25
Jazz: Jazz at Lincoln Center presents Wycliffe Gordon Quintet & Friends Hello Pops! The Music of Louis Armstrong, thru Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. & 11:30 p.m. on Fri. & Sat., at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, 5th Fl., Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th St., N.Y. For reservations, tickets & information, call (212) 258-9595 or visit jalc.org.
Wednesday, Oct. 26
Poetry Slam: Radical Women invites you to “Poetry Slam! Against Sexual Violence” for those who have been harassed on the street, survivors, and those angry about the rape culture & want to share your poem or spoken word piece in a feminist open mic event, 7:30 p.m. at Freedom Hall, 113 W 128 St., between Malcolm X Blvd. & Seventh Ave., Harlem. Supper provided at 7:00 p.m. for a donation; childcare provided; wheelchair accessible. For information, call (212) 222-0633 or visit www.radicalwomen.org.
Thursday, Oct. 27
Masquerade Bowl: The Brooklyn Public Library will host its 15th annual Masquerade Bowl Gala & After Party featuring entertainment by The Bumbys, the Rubix Kube Band & DJ Mikey Palms & a live auction offering travel packages, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (after party 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.) at Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn. For detailed information, call Shannon Snead at (718) 230 or visit www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/support/gala.
Business Summit: CACCI’s Small Business Summit & Membership Business Networking Reception Doing Business in The United States, Latin America & The Caribbean, co-sponsored by the Office of Brooklyn Borough President & The N.Y. Federal Reserve Bank, will be held at Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St. at Court St., 5:30 p.m. For information & to RSVP, call (718) 834-4544.
Friday, Oct. 28
Interview: Pedro Noguera, Ph.D., professor of teaching & learning at New York University, and a national leader in urban education, will appear as the special guest of Dr. Lenora Fulani’s Interviews by a Black Independent at 6:00 p.m. at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Bldg., 163 West 125 St., Harlem, 2nd. Fl. Event is free & open to the public. For information, contact Mr. Malebranche at (212) 962-1699.
The Heart of Brooklyn centered on Grand Army Plaza & anchored by Prospect Park, is celebrating this haunted holiday, 10/28 – 31, encouraging children & adults to come out in their wackiest costumes & enjoy enchanted carousel rides & spooky animal encounters, a mummy tour, a zombie dance party, costume parade, Monster Mash bash. Local businesses will be offering tasty treats & fall flavors. For a full list of event highlights visit www.heartofbrooklyn.org/halloween. For information, call Heart of Brooklyn at (718) 638-7700.
Horror Festival: The Players Theatre presents the “BOO! Horror Festival” featuring playwrights presenting their own special vision of horror in the form of a short play creating spine tingling thrills thru Oct. 30 at the Steve & Marie Sgouros Theatre, 3rd, Fl., 115 MacDougal St., between Bleecker & West 3, in the Village, Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. & Sundays at 3:00 p.m. For tickets, call (212) 352-3101 or visit Theatermania.com. For more information, call The Players Theatre at (212) 475-1237.
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Compiled by Ida Eisenstein