Saturday, Oct. 15
The Paerdegat Athletic Club is hosting a Health Fair & Fundraiser for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society featuring screenings for blood pressure, blood glucose, BMI measuring & includes karate & gymnastic exhibits, & health professionals along with health products, face painting & balloons, 12 noon – 4:00 p.m.. For information, contact (718) 209-1010 or (347) 517-7257.
The Casa Frela Gallery, 47 West 119 St., between Lenox & Fifth avenues, Harlem, holds its annual fall art festival, Bedeviled, 10/15 & 16, featuring watercolors, etchings on fabrics & silkscreens on paper, acrylics on wood & canvas, jewelry, & much more, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. For information, call (212) 722-8577 or visit www.casafrela.com.
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers St., N.Y. presents Enchantment Theatre Company’s production of Sylvester & the Magic Pebble about a donkey who finds a red pebble & the heartwarming story that shows him the true importance of family & friends, 1:30 p.m.; ages 3 – 9. For ticket information, log onto www.tribecapac.org or for membership packages call (212) 220-1460.
Sunday, Oct. 16
Queensboro Community College, QPAC, 222-05 56 Ave., Bayside, presents Three Mo’ Tenors, featuring performances of Opera, Broadway, Jazz, Motown & Blues music, 3:00 p.m. For tickets, call the box office, Mon.-Fri., 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at (718) 631-6311 or buy online at www.visitqpac.org.
Haiti Benefit Concert
Spoke The Hub Dancing & The Carey Family present Let Me Sing And I Am Happy benefit concert for the Consolation Center-Haiti, a new girls’ school & orphanage, in order to provide food, shelter, clothing, health care, & education to 35 girls ages 2 to 16, 3:00 p.m. at 295 Douglass St., just south of BAM at the Union St. & 4th Ave. train station. Refreshments, jewelry & metal work from Haiti will be availble for purchase. Pay what you can/donations accepted. For information, visit www.spokethehuborg/what-spinning/carey-family-concert/.
After Church Market
The Hattie Carthan After Church Market, 49 Van Buren St. between Tompkins & Throop in Brooklyn presents Winterize Yourself With Foods & Herbs featuring food educator & herbal wysewoman Yonnette Fleming in a discussion about how to protect yourself from winter colds, chronic pains, the flu, seasonal depression & other cold weather ailments, 2:00 p.m – 3:30 p.m. For information, call (646) 283-2292.
OSHAG Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will be held in Prospect Park, 9th Street Bandshell, Brooklyn. Meet at 9:00 a.m.; Registration 10:00 a.m. Women are asked to wear pink & men white. Contributions can be made online at www.cancer.org/stridesonline. Contact Barbara Chase at (718) 288-2060.
Arthur O’Farill & Friends perform a concert with proceeds to benefit the restoration of the Tiffany windows of the historic Lafayette Presbyterian Church, 85 Oxford St., Fort Greene, Brooklyn, 4:00 p.m. Tickets for general admission and/or concert plus meet the artist reception can be ordered online at brownpapertickets.com/event/197591. For information, call the church at (718) 625-7515.
Monday, Oct. 17
TPS for Haitians
The Queens Library New Americans Program will be holding a seminar on TPS for Haitian Immigrants focusing on eligibility, who should apply, advantages & where to get help with the application process, 6:00 p.m. at Cambria Heights Library, 218-13 Linden Blvd. Admission free. For information, call (718) 990-0883 for English or in French (718) 990-0892.
LLIRN presents Jazzy Mondays at For My Sweet, 1103 Fulton St. at Claver Pl., Brooklyn, featuring The Jeff King Band with new & original arrangements, 7:15 p.m. & 9:15 p.m. Doors open 6:00 p.m. For information, call (718) 857-1427; (917) 747-0107; (718) 753-3302.
Tuesday, Oct. 18
CAMBA Small Business Serivces, 884 Flatbush Ave., 2nd Fl., corner of Church Ave., Brooklyn, is holding a free workshop, Mortgage Information Session, focusing on mortgage options, rates & purchasing a mortgage, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Session repeated 11/15 & 12/20. Registration required; call (718) 282-2500.
Wednesday, Oct. 19
CAMBA Small Business Serivces, 884 Flatbush Ave., 2nd Fl., corner of Church Ave., Brooklyn, is holding a free workshop, Foreclosure Prevention, focusing on steps you can take to avoid losing your home. Workshop repeated 11/16 & 12/21 & is located at 885 Flatbush Ave, 4th Fl. Regisgtration required; call (718) 282-2500.
Thursday, Oct. 20
The Sickle Cell Awareness Foundation Corp. is hosting a New Queens Sickle Cell Support Group focusing on bringing awareness to the community & individuals & families coping with Sickle Cell Disease, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at 108-41 Guy Brewer Blvd. Library. Refreshments served. For information, call (917) 373-8434 or (917) 968-2839.
No Name Comedy/Variety presents The Uptown Cabaret, an opportunity for musical talent to try out new material in a safe & fun place, 7:00 p.m. (sign-up 6:45 p.m.), at the Indian Road Cafe, 600 West 218 St., N.Y. No cover, no minimum. For information, call (212) 942-7451.
Friday, Oct. 21
No Name & A Bag O’ Chips Comedy/Variety presents Jim Mendrinos, Harry Terhanian & Lori Sommer, w/music by Carl Fortunato at Otto’s, 538 E 14 St., between Ave. A & Ave. B, N.Y. Admission free. Show at 7:00 p.m. No cover, no minimum. For information, call (212) 228-2240.
St. Mary’s Anglican Church celeberates its 16th Anniversary to honor its founder & priest, Dean Belgrave Pelle with a dinner/dance at The Elegant Rose Hall, 4848 White Plains Rd., corner 243 St., Bronx, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. For information & tickets, call (917) 331-8643 or (646) 284-8680.
Saturday, Oct. 22
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.
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.
Prospect Leffers Gardens hosts a month-long art exhibit, Between Neighbors, featuring a series of paintings by local artist Brian Fernandes-Halloran exploring the distance between himself & his neighbors of different social groups, on view thru Oct. 23, at 552 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. For information, contact (610) 996-3175.
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.
Winter Aches & Pains
Jamaican Fountatin Pimento Oil is an all natural, chemical & preservative free herbal medication that relieves sore muscles, stiff joints, nerve damage, circulation issues, fluid retention amongst a host of other ailments. Call Sandra at (866) 223-2414 to book a free massage appointment for your place of worship, senior citizens group or nursing home. For more inforamtion visit www.pimentooil.com.
Stop. Breathe. Relax. Join us for Tai Chi Easy, a wellness practice that combines Tai-chi, Qigong, meditation & Chinese healing, Sundays, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Moore Street Market, 110 Moore St., entrance on Humbolt St., Brooklyn. For information, call Daniel Weicher at (914) 673-6016. Donations appreciated.
Compiled by Ida Eisenstein