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MARCH COMMUNITY CALENDAR 2020

TO LIMIT EXPOSURE TO THE CORONAVIRUS MOST EVENTS ON THIS CALENDAR HAVE BEEN CANCELED

 

Sunday, March 1st @ 2:30 pm

NWC Thrift & Vintage Store presents a Pop-Up Passion Intertwined Hand Crafted Jewelry from RePurposed Stones and Objects. This event will be held at 2494 Frederick Douglass Boulevard. 

Monday, March 2nd

The Exhibition – Femmetography: The Gaze Shifted, This 4th annual Teen Curators program exhibition, Femmetography: The Gaze Shifted, features portraiture, experimental photography, and archival materials. Students examined the black feminine gaze using the first book documenting black women photographers, Jeanne Moutoussamy- Ashe’s 1985 opus, Viewfinders: Black Women Photographers. This exhibition is free and will be up until Friday May 22.  This exhibition will be held at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY. For more information Call (917) 275-6975, or visit www.nypl.org/events/exhibitions/femmetography-gaze-shifted

 

Monday, March 9th 12:30pm to 1:30 pm

Seiza Sitting-in-Stillness mediation class. Taught by Buddhist Monk Miki Nakura, you will learn the benefits of meditation and sit quietly for 30 minutes.  The class will be held at the WHCR-90.FM event space, located on the campus of City College in the NAC building room 1/513.

 

Tuesday March 3rd at 5pm

FREE CAPOEIRA CLASSES with Janete Silva. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music. Janete Silva is a dancer, choreographer, performer and educator from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. She has studied dance since childhood and her professional training includes Afro-Brazilian Traditional dances. This event is free and will be held at the Aaron Davis Hall, 160 Convent Ave, New York, New York. Please RSVP at www.citycollegecenterforthearts.org

 

Thursday, March 5th at 6:30 PM 

Film Screening:  The Cave with speakers 

Oscar nominee Feras Fayyad (“Last Men in Aleppo”) has a new film about women doctors on the front lines in the Syrian war. Pediatrician and managing physician Dr. Amani Ballour and her colleagues Samaher and Dr. Alaa have claimed their right to work as equals alongside their male counterparts, in the subterranean tunnels built under the city as bombing of civilians continues. At the City College of NY, Shepard Hall Room 291, 259 Convent Ave at 140th St  Copresented by the Documentary Forum at CCNY and Third World Newsreel.  A member of the production team will speak.This event will be held in  Shepard Hall, Room 291. City College of NY

RSVP to: https://bit.ly/2u3qtWB

 

Friday, March 6, 2020-9:00am – 10:30am

Harlem Business Alliance Presents “GET CERTIFIED”  M/WBE Workshop

Doing work in the city and not certified? You’re missing out!, This session will include a step-by-step review of the Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise certification application process. Instructor: Baunita Greer will facilitate this workshop SEATING IS LIMITED. Doors Open at 8:30AM. This event is free, RSVP at getcertifiedmwbe.eventbrite.com 

This event will be held at Harlem Business Alliance, 275 Lenox Ave, 2nd Floor, NY, NY 

 

Friday March 6, 2020 @ 6:00pm 

First Fridays: Little Havana/Afro-Cuban Edition

In honor of Arturo Schomburg’s Afro-Latino heritage and commitment to collecting materials that capture the contributions and creativity of the African Diaspora, the Schomburg Center and Afro-Latino Festival NYC are excited to present Conjunto Guantánamo for the “Little Havana/Afro-Cuban” edition of First Fridays. Enjoy our signature drinks, and groove the night away with a mix of heart thumping beats and live band sets at our popular monthly social gathering! This event will be held at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Boulevard New York, NY, To purchase tickets please visit their website https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2020/03/06/little-havanaafro-cuban-edition or call (917) 275-6975 for more information 

 

Monday, March 9 @ 6pm 

The New York Open Center presents A Full Sap Moon Circle with Drumming

with urban shaman Mama Donna Henes. Spring is Mother Nature’s wake up call. The living energy, which has been dormant during the long deep sleep of winter, now shifts and starts to stir. The ground thaws. The sweet sap rises. Our sap rises, too. After months of lethargy, we feel a surge of exuberance and verve. And we are ready to spring ahead. Join us in this celebratory evening of ritual and rhythm with beloved urban shaman Mama Donna Henes, as we drum up the sap of life and growth, and re-energize ourselves for the new season to come.

Note: Please wear yellow, green or gold and bring a drum or percussion instrument.

The New York Open Center is located at 30th St. & Madison Ave. For ticket information call 212-219-2527, ext. 101 or visit members@opencenter.org.

 

Wednesday March 11 at 7:30pm

BAYANO by Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Directed by Jeffrey Page. Inspired by Homer’s The Odyssey, BAYANO explores the history, spirituality, and liberation of Bayano, an African who struggles to escape slavery in 16th century Panama. An imaginative quest through the treacherous Atlantic Ocean, this epic tale follows Bayano and the Yoruba deities and gods who intercede on his journey to return to his family in Yorubaland. This is event will be held at National Black Theatre, 2031-33 Fifth Avenue Cross Street: 125th Street and 126 Street. To purchase tickets or for more information call 212-722-3800.

 

Thursday, March 12th 12:30pm to 1:30 pm

Seiza Sitting-in-Stillness mediation class. Taught by Buddhist Monk Miki Nakura, you will learn the benefits of meditation and sit quietly for 30 minutes.  The class will be held at the WHCR-90.FM event space, located on the campus of City College in the NAC building room 1/513.

 

Thursday March 12 @ 6:30pm

The Art of Pitching – with Cass Gardiner of the Tribeca Film Institute, What is a pitch? The presentation of your film to potential funders, producers, agents, and others. What does it involve? What should you include? How long should you talk – what paper work should you have? All these things and more – find out from Cass Gardiner of the Tribeca Film Institute. The Tribeca Film Institute annually supports a group of diverse filmmakers and media artists to realize their stories, and also presents in-school education to emerging young filmmakers. This event is free and will be held at the City College of New York and will be in Shepard Hall rm 290, Please RSVP to: https://bit.ly/2u71yS0, for more information please call 212-947-9277×16 

 

Monday, March 16 at 12:30pm to 1:30 pm

Seiza Sitting-in-Stillness meditation class. Taught by Buddhist Monk Miki Nakura, you will learn the benefits of meditation and sit quietly for 30 minutes.  The class will be held at the WHCR-90.FM event space, located on the campus of City College in the NAC building room 1/513.

 

Thursday March 19th at 12:30pm to 1:30 pm

Seiza Sitting-in-Stillness meditation class. Taught by Buddhist Monk Miki Nakura, you will learn the benefits of meditation and sit quietly for 30 minutes.  The class will be held at the WHCR-90.FM event space, located on the campus of City College in the NAC building room 1/513.

 

Thursday March 19th @ 6:30pm

Film Screening: WARRIOR WOMEN – with Directors talk, In the 1970s, with the swagger of unapologetic Indianness, organizers of the American Indian Movement (AIM) fought for Native liberation and survival as a community of extended families.

Warrior Women is the story of Madonna Thunder Hawk, one such AIM leader who shaped a kindred group of activists’ children – including her daughter Marcy – into the “We Will Remember” Survival School as a Native alternative to government-run education. Today, with Marcy now a mother herself, both are still at the forefront of Native issues, fighting against the environmental devastation of the Dakota Access Pipeline and for Indigenous cultural values. This event is free and will be held at The City College of New York, Shepard Hall Rm 291For more information call 212-947-9277×16  and RSVP to: https://bit.ly/32048We .

 

Friday March 20th @ 7pm 

Spring into Fitness, Come celebrate Nutrition Month with a free ZUMBA class! Participants will take part in an energetic dance class that is set to a mix of Latin and hip-hop music that will make you want to get up and move! This event is free and will be held at Jackie Robinson Park Bradhurst and Edgecombe Avenues From West 145th Street to West 155th Street New York, NY. 

 

Saturday, March 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am

Shape Up NYC: Latin Dance for Fitness 

Join Shape Up NYC for a free dance fitness class. With exercises for the whole body, this class encourages functional fitness through dance movements. This event will be held at Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park Accessible, 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx. For more information call (718) 365-5516.

 

Monday, March 23 at 12:30pm to 1:30 pm

Seiza Sitting-in-Stillness meditation class. Taught by Buddhist Monk Miki Nakura, you will learn the benefits of meditation and sit quietly for 30 minutes.  The class will be held at the WHCR-90.FM event space, located on the campus of City College in the NAC building room 1/513

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 @ 9:00am 

Women’s History Month Exhibition: Graffiti and Street Artists

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the Women’s History Month Exhibition: Graffiti and Street Artists. Women graffiti and street artists exhibit their powerful art for Women’s History Month. This event is free and will be held at Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park Accessible, 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, For more information please call (718) 365-5516.

 

Thursday, March 26 at 12:30pm to 1:30 pm

Seiza Sitting-in-Stillness meditation class. Taught by Buddhist Monk Miki Nakura, you will learn the benefits of meditation and sit quietly for 30 minutes.  The class will be held at the WHCR-90.FM event space, located on the campus of City College in the NAC building room 1/513.

 

Thursday, March 26, 2020 @ 4:30 p.m.

Field Trip: The Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden

Now in its 18th year, The Orchid Show will showcase thousands of dramatically displayed orchids in every shape and size, creating a horticultural spectacle not to be missed. Join Bronx Green-Up for NYBG’s annual Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden. There will be a Bronx Green-Up seed giveaway to community gardeners who are ready to start the growing season (one set per community garden). RSVP required with Bronx Green-Up at nybg.org/BGURSVP. This event is free and will be held at New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY. 

 

Monday, March 30at 12:30pm to 1:30 pm

Seiza Sitting-in-Stillness meditation class. Taught by Buddhist Monk Miki Nakura, you will learn the benefits of meditation and sit quietly for 30 minutes.  The class will be held at the WHCR-90.FM event space, located on the campus of City College in the NAC building room 1/513.

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 @ 6:00pm 

Pop-Up Concerts: Brandee Younger & Dezron Douglas

Bring a friend, grab a drink, and join some of today’s most interesting performers onstage at Miller Theatre on select Tuesday evenings.The duo of harp and bass may be an uncommon combination, but this particular duo makes one wish it was a regular occurrence. Genre-defying harpist Brandee Younger—who recently opened Miller’s jazz series—and the in-demand bassist Dezron Douglas join together for an incredible evening of inspired jazz works. This event is free and will be held at Miller Theatre – Columbia University, 2960 Broadway at 116th Street New York, NY. For more information please call 212-854-7799