Thursday, Sept. 30
The Center & The Dollhouse presents Winterkill, a one-women show performed by Denise Flemming, a powerful performance exposing multiple personalities resulting from an abusive past, 6:30 p.m. at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, 208 West 13 St, N.Y. For information & tickets, call (212) 620-7310 or visit www.gaycenter.org.
Friday, Oct. 1
Assemblyman Alan Maisel (59 A.D.) announced free flu shots available on Fri., Oct. 1, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & Tues., Oct. 5, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at his district office, 2424 Ralph Ave. Brooklyn. To schedule an appointment, call (718) 968-2770.
The Good Coffeehouse Music Parlor, 53 Prospect Park West at 2 St. in Park Slope, Brooklyn, presents Singer/Blues guitarist Paul Geremia – Traveling Troubadours Concert Series, 8:00 p.m. Adults/$15; Children/$6. For information, call (718) 768-2972 or visit www.bsec.org.
Jazz at Lincoln Center presents Terence Blanchard & Branford Marsalis, New Orleans’ all stars kick off the Jazz Jam Series, Fri. & Sat., Oct, 1 & 2, 8:00 p.m. at The Rose Theater. Tickets available at CenterCharge (212) 721-6500 or at the Box Office, Broadway at 60 St., ground floor, Mon.-Sat., 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. & Sun., 12 noon – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 2
Health Screening Event
Montefiore Medical Center joins Latinas Fighting Breast Cancer in offering medical screenings & information for women at the third annual Greenwald Women’s Health Screening open to all women, including those w/o insurance & will provide breast exams & PAP smears for women 18 & older; mammograms for women 40 & older; health education information including how to perform breast self-examination. All services provided free of charge for women w/o insurance & co-pays will apply for women w/insurance, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Montefiore Medical Center, Greene Medical Arts Pavilion, 3400 Bainbridge Ave., Lower Level Imaging Center, Bronx. To pre-register & for more information, call (718) 920-7523.
Green Block Party
GreenHomeNYC presents its Hands-On Green Block Party, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., rain or shine, 3 St. between Bond & Hoyt in Carroll Gardens, featuring information on how to build a green enviornment including a full day of exhibitions & programming represented by major companies. For information & the days programs visit http://greenhomenyc.org/thenewnewyork.
Taste of the Tropics
Farmers’ Market, New Lots & Schenck avenues, presents Community Chef T. I. Williams using seasonal produce from the market & cooking up a Taste of the Tropics, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. For information, call Janelle at (718) 649-7979 ext. 29 or visit www.eastnewyorkfarms.org.
Farmers’ Market, New Lots & Schenck avenues, presents Children’s Day featuring lots of fun activities for the kids to enjoy throughout the day including face painting, arts & crafts & games & a performance of the Redhawk Dance Troupe, a group of Native American performing artists who educate & delight audiences by interpreting & presenting social, traditional, & contemporary dances for all ages. Day starts at 11:00 a.m. For information call Janelle at (718) 649-7979 ext. 29 or visit www.eastnewyorkfarms.org.
Reggae Retro presents Dance Party, the longest running, biggest & best reggae dance in NYC at its new venue Littlefield Performance & Art Space, 622 Degraw St., between 3 & 4 avenues, in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Doors open 10:00 p.m. Admission $10 before 11:00 p.m.; $15 ‘till 1:00 a.m. For information, call (718) 930-1316
Rochdale Village Senior Center, 169-65 137 Ave., Jamaica, Queens presents Swing To The Sixties Beat Doo-Wop fundraiser, featuring The Limelites, Mel Lewis “Jesters,” The New Lovenettes & hosted by The Duke Johnny Allen. Showtime 4:00 p.m. in the Rochdale Auditorium. Tickets: $35. For tickets & information, call (718) 525-2800
Sunday, Oct. 3
The Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, 53 Prospect Park West at 2 St., Park Slope, Brooklyn, presents The Grass is Greener When There Are No Sides with Catherine Bordeau, exploring Felix Adler’s belief that each of us has something unique & special within us, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the main hall of the Meeting House. Free & open to the public. For information, call (718) 768-2972 or visit www.bsec.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 6
CAMBA Small Business Services, 884 Flatbush Ave, 2nd Fl., corner Church Ave., Brooklyn, is having a free workshop, Free Money For Your Business, offering information on what free money is, what it isn’t, where it can be found & how to apply for it, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration required; call (718) 282-2500 or email [email protected]
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.
The Center for Law & Social Justice at Medgar Evers College announces the East New York/Brownsville Immigration Center is open & offering free immigration services every Wednesday at 360 Sneideker Ave, between Blake & Dumont, Brooklyn. Call Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. for Wednesday appointments. For eiligibility, necessary documents & more information, call (718) 804-8893 or visit www.clsj.org.
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.
The African International Merchants Assn. & Trans Atlantic Productions presents Thursday Night Lecture Series, featuring a different topic each week relevant to why Black history matters including economics, cutlure & spirituality, 8:00 p.m. at Reverend Dennis Dillon’s Christian Times, 1061 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn. Suggested donation: $5. For information, call Minister Clemson Brown at (718) 859-4046.
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, call (718) 469-4679 or visit www.nhsofeastflatbush.org.
Foreclosure Open House
The Flatbush Development Corp., NHS of East Flatbush & Center for NYC Neighborhoods holds a Free Foreclosure Prevention Open House every Tuesday offering mortgage services & assistance, 2:00 p.m., at NHS of East Flatbush, 2806 Church Ave., between Nostrand & Rogers avenues. To RSVP & for more information, call (718) 469- 4679.
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.
October Farm Events
Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights presents fresh produce grown on the farm without use of pesticides, synthesized fertilizers or herbicides for sale on Fridays & Saturdays & U-Pick where you can harvest your own vegetables, herbs & flowers (fees apply) on Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. To register for programs call (914) 962-2368 or visit hilltophanoverfarm.org.
Compiled by Ida Eisenstein