Wednesday, Sept. 22
House of Art & f-READ-om present Synesthesia featuring ground breaking vocalists, instrumentalists & artwork on the first & third Wednesday of the month, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at the House of Art, 373 Lewis Ave., corner of Lewis & Macon avenues, Brooklyn. Cover/$10. To purchase advance tickets & for more information, call (347) 663-8195 or (718) 791-7962.
Thursday, Sept. 23
CAMBA Economic Development Corporation is offering loans to Central Brooklyn based entreprenerus looking to start up or expand their existing businesses. If you have bad or no credit, no business plan, or no financial records CAMBA has resources to assist you. Attend our Business Loan information session, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at 884 Flatbush Ave., 2nd Fl, Brooklyn. For information, call (718) 282-2500 or visit www.camba.org.
Calypso Rose, the Tobagonian calypsonian will be appearing at The United Hindu Cultural Council Senior Center, 118-09 Sutter Ave., South Ozone Park, Queens, N.Y., 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For information, call (718) 323-8900.
Friday, Sept. 24
Rev. Bowles Taitt & the members of Miller Evangelical Christian Union Church, 1110 President St., between Bedford & Rogers avenues, will be celebrating their 41st anniversary featuring special services, youth gospel jamboree, musical extravaganza, refreshments & more, Fri., 9/24 thru Sun., 9/26. For details & more information, call (718) 363-7160.
Country & Bluegrass
The Good Coffeehouse Music Parlor, 53 Prospect Park West at 2 St. in Park Slope, Brooklyn presents Hell’s Kitchen Country, a band all about savory three-part bluegrass harmony featuring veterans of bluegrass & country music, 8:00 p.m. Admission: $10/door; $6/children. For more information, call (718) 768-2972 or visit www.bsec.org.
Saturday, Sept. 25
The Alphabet Lounge, 104 Ave. C, N.Y., presents Andrew Bordeaux, singer, songwriter, violinist, guitarist, treating his audience to an unplugged performance singing his original music accompanied by acoustic guitar, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Admission $10. For information, call (212) 780-0202 or visit www.andrewbordeaux.com.
World Heritage Cultural Center presents The 2nd Annual World of Colors with 20+ countries on stage represented by professional international artists promoting cultural awareness thru music & dance & helping to make a positive impact thru knowledge & charity, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Symphony Space Theater, 2537 Broadway at 95 St., N.Y. For tickets, call (914) 498-8347 or email [email protected]
Race for the Kids
Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC RBC Race for the Kids, part of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play will be held 10:00 a.m., rain or shine (registration opens at 7:30 a.m.) at Riverside Park at 72 St., followed by a picnic, entertainment & surprise guests. To register & for more information, visit www.raceforthekids.org or call (212) 686-2042 ext. 600.
Sunday, Sept. 26
The Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culutre, Sunday Platforms, 53 Prospect Park West at 2 St. in Park Slope, Brooklyn presents the Tea Party Movement with Abby Scher sharing her findings on the Tea Party Movement & how it is shaping the election season, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the main hall of the Meeting House. Free & open to the public. For more information, call (718) 768-2972 or visit www.bsec.org.
Theater Resources Unlimited presents a full day TRU Boot Camp for Theater Professionals Pitching & Presentation Skills, A One-Day Workshop for Producers, Writers & Anyone with an Idea to Sell, taught by experts in the field, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at The Players Theatre, Room 3C, 115 MacDougal St., below W. 3 St., N.Y. For cost, membership & information, call (212) 714-7628 or visit www.truonline.org.
The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corp. presents the 36th Annual Atlantic Antic Street Festival, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., rain or shine, Atlantic Avenue from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue, 10 blocks of food, festivities & fun. For more information, visit www.atlanticave.org or call (718) 243-1414.
QSCAN, Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network presents The Annual Sickle Cell Walk-A-Thon for Sickle Cell awareness, education & research. 9:00 a.m. registration, 10:00 a.m. walk begins starting at 160 St. between Liberty Ave. & Archer Ave. (York College) near the last stop on the ‘E’ Train, Jamaica Center & ending at Roy Wilkins Park, 177 St. & Baisley Blvd. For more information, registration & volunteer packages, call (718) 712-0873, email [email protected] or visit www.qscan.org.
Tuesday, Sept. 28
CAMBA Small Business Services, 884 Flatbush Ave., 2 Fl., corner Church Ave., is offering a workshop Making Money Online, featuring information on resources & techniques to develop promotional & marketing strategies to attract website visitors & convert them into paying customers, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration required, RSVP to (718) 282-2500 or emial [email protected]
Theatre Resources Unlimited presents the Actor Workshop Building Your Reel featuring information on what casting directors look for, what footage works best, how to stand out from the crowd, what to expect from a video editor, pitfalls to avoid & how best to distribute reels, 7:00 p.m. at Weist Barron Studios, 6 Fl., 45 West 45 St., N.Y. Free for TRU members; $20 for non-members. Reservations are REQUIRED; email [email protected] to reserve a spot. For membership information, visit www.truonline.org or call (212)714-7628.
The Omo Obatala Egbe, Inc. presents its 13th Annual International Orisa Conference: “Rebirthing Your Spirit” at the beautiful Hudson Valley Resort & Spa in Kerhonkshon, N.Y. for fun, fellowship & renewal, Friday – Sunday, 10/29-31, 2010. For more information, registration, reservations & vending opportunities, email [email protected], visit omoobatalaegbe.org or call (718) 841-7886.
Health & Wellness
How safe is the water you drink? Are you aware that there may be harmful substances in your drinking water with the potential for contributing to illness and disease. Call Chudi at 917-751-3571 for a free analysis of your drinking water and a consultation on how to change your water to enhance your health and well-being.
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 can assist you. For more information on our Home Improvement Programs, call (718) 469-4679 or visit www.nhsofeastflatbush.org.
You Gotta Believe adoption agency is offering free classes for the public to learn more about adopting an older child every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2801 W 8th St., Coney Island or on Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m. at Church of the Holy Redeemer, 2424 Linden Blvd., in East New York. For more information, call (718) 372-3003.
The Ina Dillon Show, giving fans access to interviews, videos & lifestyles of Caribbean people & celebrating the contributions of Caribbean people world-wide, is holding a Digital Video Equipment Fundraiser asking for professional digital video equipment. Please help to continue this show by sending a donation to: Ina Dillon, P.O. Box 100325, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11210. For information, call (917) 349-8948.
Registration is now open for National Dance Institute’s After School Classes starting in October for children ages Pre-K thru 12th Grade featuring Arts Encounter, Tap Class, Music Theater Class, NDI Dance Class & Jazz Orchestra. Most classes are held at the NDI Studios, 594 Broadway, Rm 805, between Houston & Prince streets. N.Y. For detailed information on classes, costs, location & to register, contact Samantha Belth at (212) 226-0083 ext. 211 or visit www.nationaldance.org.