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    Wednesday Jan 17 - Jan 31 @ 7:00 AM
Momentum Prayer Call 2018
Celebration Spiritual Center
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 8:30 AM
Parents' workshop (K-2nd Grade)
PS81 Parents Association
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 10:00 AM
Biology Symposium
Queens College – The Biology Symposium is open to all! This annual event will showcase speakers from many STEM fields including: Biology, Mathematics, and Anthropology, and Psychology. The symposium will be in the Science Building B137 from 10am - 4:30pm on Wednesday, January 17th. http://biology.qc.cuny.edu/
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 12:00 PM
Project Management Workshop
Queens College – Project Management Workshop: Enhancing Business Results through Strategic Execution Tech Incubator at Queens College Learn about Project Management from Claudel Seide EE, MBA, PMP. He is a co-founder and the president of Global Reach Consulting Group, providing consulting services in project management, strategic planning and professional services. He is also a Program Manager with The Project Management Institute, New York City Chapter, since Novemter 2010. URL for additional information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/projectmanagementworkshopenhancing-business-results-by-strategic-execution-tickets-41605047818
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 - Jan 21 @ 5:00 PM
Zack Black IPA debut and can release
Departed Soles Brewing Co. – Zack Black IPA makes its debut in our brewery on Wednesday, January 10th! Our toasty #DefinitelyNotGlutenFree Cascadian Dark Ale brings a unique mix of toasty, roasty, and hoppy to the lineup, just as these frigid temperatures call for something with a little more punch! Brewed with a copious amount of Citra, Amarillo, Cascade, and Nugget hops, dry hopped first with Nugget and Cascade, then with a hit of Amarillo and more Cascade. This beer hits on inspirations from a few of our favorites, including our World Beer Cup winning #GlutenFree Black #IPA, as well as our light bodied coffee stout, #ModernCupOfSole. Very balanced, not overly bitter, and great for both the IPA drinker and stout lover in your life! #CraftBeer #Brewery #JerseyCity
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:00 PM
Open Studio & Grand Reopening Celebration
The Digital Arts Experience – FREE ADMISSION***RSVP to reserve your spot. Join CEO Rob Kissner and the Digital Arts Experience Team for a fun night of hands-on workshops. Bring your kids and complete as many or as few projects as you'd like! Build video games in Scratch and Python, 3D model an idea, test an Arduino Uno and program an Edison Robot. Plus, a HUGE announcement from Rob! *Snacks & drinks provided
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:30 PM
CLE A View From the Guardianship Bench
Nassau County Bar Association – A View From the Guardianship Bench: A Tri-County Question & Answer Session (Cocktail Hour and Seminar)
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:45 PM
OUTsiderz Series: Facilitation Skills!
Gay Asian Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY) – Grow your participation, by learning facilitation! Facilitation is a great way to hold space, ideas, and conversation among many different people. In this session of the OUTsiderz Series, we will be learning some ways to brew dialogue, and how to engage folks on multi-sensory levels of participation. We're aiming to have folks leave with: -The politic behind Facilitation and Teaching (and the power dynamics internal to those practices) -New tools to practice facilitation & how to make your own! -Fun and practice with other LGBTSTGNC POC folks to allow the skills in to your body and spirit Register here for the workshop here: https://goo.gl/forms/Vomz0ocgfsD2Rlii1 “What are the words you do not yet have? What do you need to say? What are the tyrannies you swallow day by day and attempt to make your own, until you will sicken and die of them, still in silence.” Audre Lorde, ‘The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action’, (1978) ABOUT THE COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP SKILLS TRAINING SERIES What do you want to organize OUTside the lines? Do you have an organizing project you are looking to build from the inside OUT, and need the skills to do it? We are here to cultivate your skills to build towards a dream project that you have wanted to bring to life. This Leadership Development Series will support you by increasing your skills and developing your leadership within the realm of community organizing and social change work. This training will help you to better challenge the multiple oppressions faced by LGBTSTGNC People of Color communities. We committed training and building our community members so that we are all recognized as individuals with power who are collectively building movement. We want you to have more tools to build vision and transform our lives! ***This Workshop series is open to folks who identify as LGBTSTGNC POC only*** For questions or concerns, please e-mail Cleopatra at cleo@alp.org
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
Deerhoof meet Wadada Leo Smith, Nicole Mitchell Maroon Cloud
(le) poisson rouge – WJF Presents: Deerhoof meet Wadada Leo Smith, with Nicole Mitchell Maroon Cloud 7PM doors // 8PM show $25 ADV / $30 DOS 18+ ON SALE: Friday November 3rd at noon http://bit.ly/2Aegs75 Bay Area-based art rockers Deerhoof will team up with the legendary AACM trumpeter, composer and 2015 Pulitzer prize finalist Wadada Leo Smith for a sure-to-be-unforgettable night of improvisation, exploration and song. Deerhoof’s Greg Saunier described what led to this seemingly unlikely collaboration: The first time I saw Wadada, he was playing a duo with a poet reading her work. Satomi heard that Kazuko Shiraishi was coming to San Francisco and said we had to go. I’m not sure I ever heard somebody listen as intently, or find such perfect moments to put isolated musical gestures. The sound of the trumpet was quiet, fragile, and heartbreaking, but extremely bold and decisive. The audience was like 10 old ladies. At the end we had to talk to Wadada. He exceeded any expectations with his kindness. He gave us a new CD of his trio with Malachi Favors and Andrew Davis. Next time Deerhoof was planning a show in southern California, we reached out. We knew he taught at Cal Arts so we got in touch that way and asked if he wanted to be on the bill. He said no. Instead he suggested to our extreme surprise that he just join our band that night. I sent him a few mp3s but really we had no idea what was going to happen. That night at the Echoplex in LA, we met him at soundcheck and chatted vaguely a bit about the plan. Mostly we wanted to listen to stories. When it came time to play he just came on. Every bit as forceful as he had been fragile with Kazuko. Just as decisive, and seemingly clairvoyant. We had been on tour playing the same songs for some time, but there was no way we could play them the same way in that moment. Wadada was shooting from the hip, no decorative or background stuff. His gestures were so bold, they reshaped the songs and turned them into new songs that we didn’t really know and had to improvise our way through. The familiar became unfamiliar. Playing with Wadada was one of the great thrills of our career.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 - Jan 18 @ 6:00 PM
Momentum-Rite of Wednesdays: Jean Pierre / Filsonik / Blas Cordero
TBA Brooklyn – Wednesday January 17 Momentum - Rite of Wednesdays Hosted by: The House Cartel, Chris Schoedel, Janneth Walles Jean Pierre ( Cuttin' Headz ) Fil Sonik( Cuttin' Headz ) Pablo Sánchez ( Liebe*Detail / MoodMusic ) Blas Cordero ( Cuttin' Headz ) The House Cartel ( Momentum ) RA-> https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1056320 Open Vodka Bar 7 pm - 8 pm Free admission all night Doors open 6 pm - 4 am For more info contact (917)680-9355 TBA Brooklyn 395 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11249
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
Mission Possible: In Conversation with Ronny Chieng
Museum of Chinese in America – Meet the man behind the comedy and the commentary. On Wednesday, January 17, join us for a fun night of stand-up and a discussion with The Daily Show's Ronny Chieng! In October 2016, Chieng took on the stereotypes and distortions in Fox News' racist 'Watters' World' segment by interviewing Asian Americans about their thoughts on the upcoming presidential election. Join us Wednesday, Jan. 17, for a conversation with Chieng about working in comedy, growing up in Singapore, and Asian Americans in the arts. 6:00pm - Open Mic/Stand-Up/Opener 8:00pm - Conversation with Ronny Chieng and MOCA President Nancy Yao Maasbach ABOUT RONNY: Ronny Chieng is a Chinese stand-up comedian and actor born in Malaysia, raised in New Hampshire and Singapore. He graduated from the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2009 with a Bachelors of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce. Ever since then, comedy has taken over, leading him to be hired as a correspondent on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah in New York City. In 2017, he was cast in the Warner Bros. film adaptation of Kevin Kwan's best-seller, Crazy Rich Asians. Learn more about him at www.ronnychieng.com. Tickets (includes museum admission and one drink): $30 General; $25 MOCA Members. www.mocanyc.org/visit/events/mission_possible_ronny_chieng
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 - Jan 18 @ 6:00 PM
BT51 Presents:Tantric [only NYC 5 Borough Appearence] +guests!
Blackthorn 51 – EXCLUSIVE NYC AREA HARD ROCK EVENT!! WEDS NIGHT--JANUARY 17TH Blackthorn 51 Presents: National Touring & Platinum Selling Recording Artists TANTRIC https://www.facebook.com/Tantric/ One of the Early 2000's most Buzz worthy MTV era acts when modern rock dominated terrestrial radio. With special guests SATURNALIA https://www.facebook.com/SaturnaliaLI/ THE POYNT https://www.facebook.com/thepoynt/?ref=br_rs HIT N RUN https://www.facebook.com/HIT-N-RUN-NY-323243894545592/ Plus More Local Area Bands To Announced & Listed Soon! Get your advanced [discounted] tickets now at ticketfly. https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1610785 Or at the blackthorn 51 website. Same tix will also be available to purchase from all local area bands who will be performing on this show. For Tantric VIP Meet and Greet Packages please visit our VIP site at: https://national-acts.com/tantric/
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
January Bike Fix Night
Transportation Alternatives Queens Volunteer Committee – Our Bike Fix Night is now a monthly event! Every third Wednesday, come get your hands greasy and fix kids bikes at Recycle-A-Bicycle. We'll be tuning up bikes for RAB to give away at bike swaps around the city. You can strengthen your bike mechanical skills or learn new ones while also giving back to the community. No experience necessary; mentors will be on hand. Afterwards, we'll grab a beer at Rockaway Brewery next door, where you can meet fellow cyclists who care about making the streets more friendly and safer for pedestrians and bikes.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
Night at the Pier 2018 Kick-Off Party
Family Equality Council – Please join Family Equality Council and hosts Luigi Caiola and Sean McGill for an evening of food, drink, and mingling in Manhattan on January 17th from 6pm to 8pm, in preparation for a phenomenal event in May as we look ahead to the 13th Annual Night at the Pier. Come learn how to be involved in the event and help us make this year the best yet. Family Equality Council's mission is to ensure legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
Evening Cocktail & Craft: Winter Terrariums
Queens Botanical Garden – Build a tiny green world and bring some delight into your home this winter. All materials provided including container, plants, and care sheet. Warm up while you work with a botanical cocktail. This Winter Terrariums workshop is SOLD OUT! If you'd like to join us for the next evening cocktail ??& craft?? event, check out the next one on Thursday, 2/8: Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Valentines REFUND POLICY Tickets are non-refundable, except in the event of a cancellation by the organizer. CANCELLATIONS In the case that an event is cancelled, you will be notified via email. PLEASE NOTE: By purchasing tickets and attending QBG events, you hereby opt in to receiving e-communications from the Garden. You may receive e-mail updates about future QBG events and news through the email address you provide. If you do not wish to receive future communication, simply click the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of an email. GARDEN ETIQUETTE QBG staff strives to provide a place of peace, beauty, and safety for the quiet enjoyment of our visitors. QBG is a living museum, a collection of gardens for the study, culture, exhibition, and display of plants. We encourage our visitors to explore, enjoy, and be respectful of our plant collections and to be considerate of fellow guests as well. For more guidelines on garden etiquette, click here. GETTING TO QBG By public transportation, take the number 7 subway line to Main Street, the Long Island Rail Road (Port Washington line) to Main Street/Flushing, or the Q44-SBS or Q20 bus. By driving, please click here for more information. ABOUT QBG QBG is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and real-world applications of environmental stewardship. QBG is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Queens Borough President, the New York City Council, State elected officials, the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with corporate, foundation, and individual supporters. For more information, visit www.queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
Stonewall National Monument Community Forum
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center – Stonewall National Monument Community Forum Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:30-8 p.m. Make your voices heard! Join the National Park Service at The Center as they present draft significance statements for Stonewall National Monument. Hear about the process for creating the monument experience to date, ask questions and provide your valuable input to help shape the monument’s future. Free registration at gaycenter.org/stonewall.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
The Square and the Tower: Niall Ferguson with Gillian Tett
NYPL The New York Public Library – The renowned historian asks: From the Freemasons to Facebook, how have networks been true sources of power and drivers of change throughout history? Most history is hierarchical: it’s about emperors, presidents, prime ministers, and field marshals. It’s about states, armies, and corporations. But what if that’s simply because hierarchical institutions create the archives that historians rely on? What if we are missing the informal, less well documented social networks that have had as much of a hand in shaping history as anything else? The 21st century has been hailed as the Age of Networks, but Niall Ferguson argues that networks have always been with us, from the structure of the brain to the food chain, from the family tree to freemasonry. Ferguson will speak with Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor of The Financial Times. From the cults of ancient Rome to the dynasties of the Renaissance, from the founding fathers to Facebook, they will examine how a better understanding of networks can transform our understanding of both the past and the present.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
Citizen Action of New York Presents: The Community Power Hour
Citizen Action of New York - New York City Chapter – Find out how to resist the Trump agenda and get politically involved in your community. Join us Wednesday January 17th at the Riverdale Steakhouse located at 5700 Riverdale Ave. Food will be provided. Click the link to RSVP!
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
Help shape Stonewall National Monument!
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center – The National Park Service (NPS) wants to hear from you and other community members as they craft a park management planning document for Stonewall National Monument. To participate, join us on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 6:30 p.m at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center located at 208 W 13 Street, New York, NY. During the meeting, the NPS will highlight the planning process, explain how comments on the plan should be submitted and answer questions. Help shape the park's future by participating in this important meeting and process. The park management planning document, also known as a foundation document, identifies a national park unit's core purpose and significance; its most important resources and values; and the interpretive themes that tell its unique and significant story. These foundation documents help park staff and the public to clearly identify the essential information necessary for park management to consider when determining future planning efforts, outlining key planning issues, and protecting resources and values that are integral to a park’s purpose and identity. For additional information, contact Shirley McKinney at (212) 825-6991 or go to https://parkplanning.nps.gov/ston.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
Jersey City Slam: 2018 Women of the World Poetry Slam Qualifier
LITM – Jersey City Slam invites you all to check out a special poetry slam event at LITM. This poetry slam is a performance poetry competition where poets battle it out for a chance to represent Jersey City at the Women of the World Poetry Slam in Dallas, Texas, in March. Ann Marie Manso will be your host and she will have surprises in store for all of you. We are excited to have Marina Carreira as our special guest feature poet! About our feature Marina Carreira: Marina Carreira is a Luso-American writer from Newark, NJ. She holds a MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers University, and is founder and member of "Brick City Collective," a multicultural, multimedia group of Newark-native writers and artists. Marina’s chapbook, “I Sing to That Bird Knowing It Won’t Sing Back” was published May 2017 by Finishing Line Press, and her first full length collection will be published by Finishing Line Press in Fall 2018. Her work is featured in Paterson Literary Review, The Acentos Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Hinchas de Poesia, among others. We are having the best women and gender non-conforming poets from Jersey City Slam showing off their skills: Aaya Perez Ayla Grebe ChyKonic Hia Chakraborty Josie Des Rosiers Karma Khadijah Danielian Nelly Bess RADI The show starts promptly at 7 PM. We suggest that you come early because this is one of our biggest slams of the year! Admission is a suggested donation of $10. Proceeds will go towards paying registration, travel, and lodging for the Women of the World Poetry Slam. LITM 140 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ (Within walking distance of the PATH train) This is an INVITATIONAL SLAM, not an open slam. Only poets that were invited will be competing. For more information check out www.jerseycityslam.com