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Saturday, Oct. 8

Circle of Sisters Expo

Join Cole Network System, Inc. (CNS) at Circle of Sisters Expo 2011 hosting a variety of speakers, seminars, & representing more than 200 vendors & companies, 10/8 & 9 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34 St. at 11 Ave. For Javits Center information, call (212) 216-2000. For CNS information, call (212) 539-6020.

Luv My Pet

Luv My Pet is holding low cost dog & cat vaccination clinics at the following locations: LIC, 34-60 48 St., between 48 & Northern, 10/8, 15 & 22, 9:00 a.,m. – 10:00 a.m.; Ozone Park, 91-08 Atlantic Ave., Pathmark Shopping Center, 10/8 & 22, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Kissena (Kew Garden Hills), 71-39 Kissena Blvd., between Aguilar & 70, 10/9 & 30, 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m; LIC (Ditmars), 43-10 Ditmars Blvd., Laguardia Center, 10/8, 4:30p.m.- 5:30p.m.; Glendale, 8989 Union Tpke., Stop & Shop Center, 10/9, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. For information, call (631) 273-6363.

Sunday, Oct. 9

Comedy/Variety

Renee & The Derelicts will present a night of roots & old school tunes at Terra Blues, 149 Bleecker St., between Thompson St. & LaGuardia Pl., N.Y., 7:00 p.m. For information, call (212) 777-7776.

Gospel Fest

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center & Mt. Zion Church of God along w/ community organizations & local clergy presents the Annual Unity Gospel Fest featuring the healing sounds of gospel along with health information & screenings, 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Kingsbrook’s Lillian Minkin Ballroom, 585 Schenectady Ave., between Winthrop St. & Rutland Rd. For information, call (718) 604-5201.

ASPCA Mobile Unit

The ASPCA Mobile Unit will hold Dog & Cat Spay/Neuter Clinics beginning at 7:00 a.m. Oct. 9 at Petland Discount, 134-40 Springfield Blvd., corner of Merrick Blvd. location & on Oct. 11 at the Metropolitan Ave., between Rentar & Plaza location. For information, call (631) 273-6363.

Monday, Oct. 10

Economics Class

Economics for Activists, a class addressing why the recovery of corporate profiteers is more like a full blown depression for working people will be held on alternate Mondays thru December, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Freedom Hall, 113 W. 128 St., between Malcolm X/Lenox & Seventh Ave., Harlem. Admission: Free. Snacks at 7:00 p.m. for a small donation. For information, call (212) 222-0633.

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Trade Brooklyn

Cardinal Trade Group, Inc., is hosting Trade Brooklyn, at Stage 6 in Steiner Studios in Brooklyn, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. providing opportunities for large & small businesses to network, market & promote their products. Free to the public with advance registration. Call (347) 464-0777, visit www.cardinaltradegroup.com. or email [email protected].

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Citizenship

Queens Library, New Americans Program, presents Pathway to U.S. Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen & Building Your Civic Knowledge, 10/12, 19 & 26 at Area A, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, Queens, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Admission: Free. Registration is now available online at www.queenslibrary.org & click on events. Space is limited. For information, call (718) 990-0883.

Business Workshop

CAMBA Small Business Services, 884 Flatbush Ave., 3rd Fl., corner Church Ave., Brooklyn, is offering a workshop, How To Buy A Home, focusing on the steps to find a home, credit issues, places to look & how much you can afford, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 10/12, ll/9 & 12/14. Registration is required. Call (7128) 282-2500.

Jazz at Lincoln Center

[email protected] Concerts celebrate Wynton Marsalis’ 50th birthday w/performances by the Lincoln Center Orchestra & special guests Yacub Addy & Odadaa!, Jared Grimes, Mark O’Connor, Gregory Porter, Marcus Roberts, Damien Sneed & Chorale Le Chateau, 10/12 – 15, 8:00 p.m. in the Rose Theater, Broadway at 60th St., N.Y. Tickets can be purchased thru jalc.org or CenterCharge at (212) 721-6500.

Caregiver Training

Utopia Home Care offers free Caregiver Training focusing on each participant’s individual needs, covering fundamental topics & techniques, 9:30 a.m., at the Kings Park Office, 1 Village Plaza, Ste. 101, (631) 544-0462 & the Westbury Office, 95 Post Ave., (516) 334-4807. Please call to reserve a seat. No certificates will be issued. For personal information only.

Thursday, Oct. 13

Film Festival

The Second Annual Crown Heights Film Festival will be held at FiveMyles, 558 St. John’s Place, Brooklyn, 10/13 thru 10/16. Screenings will be held daily 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. & Young Filmmakers Day will be held 10/16, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. For program information, visit www.thecrownfilms.com, or www.fivemyles.org.

Homebuyers Seminar

NHS of East Flatbush is hosting a Free Homebuyer Seminar focusing on grants, affordable mortgages, closing cost assistance & getting started, 6:00 p.m. at Carver Bank, 833 Flatbush Ave., corner Linden Blvd., Brooklyn. To reserve space, call (718) 469-4679.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Business Workshops

CNS presents the following workshops at the TRS Center, 44 East 32nd St., 11 Fl., between Park & Madison avenues, N.Y.: Learn How to Network, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; How to Start a Business for $100 or Less, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. & How to Start Your Own Not-For-Profit Tax Exempt Organization, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. For information on workshop fees & to register call CNS at (212) 539-6020.

Alzheimer’s Workshop

The St. Alban’s Health Guild invites the community to a workshop titled “Living Your Best with Early, Middle & Late Stage Alzheimer’s, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at 9408 Farragut Rd., Brooklyn. Registration – 9:30 a.m. Light lunch served. For more information, call (718) 257-0706 or (718) 444-4351.

ONGOING

Register Now

Register now for the 17th Annual Tour De Bronx, N.Y. State’s largest free bicycling event on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 starting at the Bronx County Bldg., 851 Grand Concourse at E. 161 St. & includes riding on the Sheridan Expressway, the newly opened extension to the Soundview Park Greenway & an end-of-ride festival at N.Y. Botanical Garden. Check-in is at 9:30 a.m. & starts one-hour later. For information, contact Jennifer Blatus at (718) 590-3518 or [email protected].

Register Now

Register now for the free CNS (Cole Network System, Inc.) Fall 2011 Job Fair Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at the 33 St., Manhattan location, focusing on applicants for Computer Software, Accounting, Finance, Adminsitration, Secretaries, Retail Management & Customer Service. Registration procedure: Submit a completed CNS Employment Application form & resume to Norman Cole, CNS, 545 Eight Ave., Ste. 401, N.Y. by Oct. 22, 2011. Applications can be picked up Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at TRS Center, 44 East 32 St., between Park & Madison avenues, 11th Fl. or at Circle of Sisters Expo, 10/8 & 9 at Jacob Javits Convention Center or write to CNS at 545 Eight Ave., Ste. 401, N.Y. 10018. Applicants will be notified by mail concerning the details of the job fair. Pre-Registration Required ~No At the Door Registration.

Touring Exhibit

The Citizen Commission on Human Rights’ “Psychiatry: Industry of Death” Touring Exhibit will be in NYC Oct. 3 – 29, 2011 at 368 Broadway, between Franklin & White Sts., & open Mon. – Sat., 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. focusing on children & adolescents that are prescribed dangerous psychiatric drugs that can cause suicide & hostility & what to do to protect your children, yourself & your family. For information, call (646) 222-9102 or visit [email protected].

Art Exhibit

Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art presents Feallan & Fallow, a six-piece installation featuring four newly commisioned works by Alison Saar & will take park goers & visitors on a journey through the four seasons in Madison Square Park, NE side of Oval Lawn, at 25 St. & Madison on view daily thru 12/31/11. For information, call the conservancy at (212) 538-4071.

Tai Chi

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

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