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How to Spot Fake News

Saturday, April 15, 2017, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab

Learn how to identify fake news, understand credible sources, and practice looking over sample articles to determine their validity.

  • Class Format: Lecture/demonstration
  • Audience: Adults, 50+, Adults

 

Saturday Sketching at the Guggenheim

Saturdays at 10 am
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Prepared materials with drawing prompts allow visitors to explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural shapes and spaces, and record their perspectives through drawing.

Art materials, including a drawing board, paper, a variety of pencils, and erasers, are available for loan at the Family Activity Kiosk. This program is geared towards teens, though families with children of all ages are welcome. No registration required.

Saturday Sketching is free with admission to the museum.

See more at https://www.guggenheim.org/event/saturday-sketching

 

Deepak Chopra at TimesTalks

Monday, March 27 from 7 to 8:15 PM
Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, New York

Keeping one’s balance when the world is on edge isn’t easy. How does one stay emotionally, physically, and spiritually centered during difficult times? Join us for an enlightening evening with Deepak Chopra, MD in celebration of his recently released book “You are the Universe,” co–written with quantum physicist and cosmologist Menas Kafatos. In their book, Chopra and Kafatos present a bold new understanding of who we are, where we came from, and how we can reach our greatest potential. Chopra is a world–renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, a Board Certified Physician in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego and the author of more than 85 books. Don’t miss this much–needed opportunity to get grounded and learn the spiritual tools to cope in times of stress, turbulence, and uncertainty.

See more here

 

 

NFTE Showcase

Thursday, March 23 from 7 to 9:30 pm
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, 120 Wall Street, 18th Floor, New York

This elegant annual event celebrates NFTE’s extraordinary teachers and alumni from around the world with our Global Young Entrepreneur and Global Enterprising Educator Awards, as well as our Volunteer of the Year award winners, and featuring a panel moderated by Forbes Editor Caroline Howard of #30Under30 entrepreneurs.

Over 400 attendees will have the chance to visit our young entrepreneurs’ and teachers’ exhibit tables and learn all about their businesses and their local NFTE program while sampling delicious hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.

See more at http://nfte.com/nftes-annual-showcase

 

Who’s Reading Next: ASPECTS OF LOVE with Jennifer Probst, Marcy Dermansky and John Reed

Tuesday, March 14 from 7 to 9 pm
Hotel Andaz at 75 Wall St

Bringing together a bestselling romance novelist, an award-winning literary novelist, and an experimental novelist who blurs lines among all genres from poetry to porn, the next Pen Parentis Literary Salon on Tuesday March 14th, 2017 at Andaz Wall Street (75 Wall, enter at Water) will delve into the various ways that writers address the topic of love. Three authors who write about love will be featured in a panel discussion moderated by Wai Look Award-winner Christina Chiu and Pen Parentis founding director M. M. De Voe. Readings by Jennifer Probst, Marcy Dermansky, and John Reed. Pen Parentis’ featured authors are parents – expect intimate discussion of real-world truths. Pen Parentis Literary Salons are a great place to meet book-loving neighbors as well as industry notables. Books will be vended for signings, or bring your own!

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, 21+ only.

See more at http://www.penparentis.org/calendar/

 

FREE Modrn Sanctuary Health & Wellness Day

 

Wednesday, March 1
MODRN Sanctuary, 12 West 27th Street, 9th Floor

FREE HEALTH & WELLNESS DAY

The new luxury wellness center Modrn Sanctuary will host a FREE health and wellness event 12 West 27th Street in New York City on March 1, 2017, beginning at 9 AM.

Throughout the day, top hypnotherapists, nutritionists, acupuncturists, physical therapists, Pilates instructors and meditation masters will host complimentary classes, tutorials, workshops and therapies that promise to help New Yorkers de-stress, relax, revitalize, and reach their health and wellness goals.

Sessions will include: Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture, Pilates & YogaLife Coaching, Hypnosis, Nutrition Counseling, Meditation, and Physical Therapy.

To sign up for an event, please email desk@modrnsanctuary.com or go to www.modrnsanctuary.com to sign up. Space is limited.

Modrn Sanctuary FREE Health & Wellness Day Schedule for March 1:

 9:00am:     Pilates Strength & Stretch
10:00am:   Aromatherapy for Mood, Stress, & Energy Levels
10:30am:   Desk Posture & Stress Improvement
10:00am:   Integrative Supermarket Tour
11:00am:  Standing Meditation
11:30am:  Defining Your Personal Mission
1:00pm:    Acupuncture for Stress Relief
2:00pm:   Yoga Flow & Core
3:00pm:   YinYang Theory  
4:00pm:   Learn Self Hypnosis
5:00pm:  Smoking Cessation (Hypnosis & Acupuncture)
6:00pm:  Stress Management  & Energy Shifting
7:00pm:  Meal Plans for the Person on the Go

Library Benefit 2017 NYC

Sunday, February 25 from 10 am to NOON
The New York Public Library, Schwarzman Bldg, 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, NYC

A fun-filled morning for parents and children alike, The Family Benefit transforms the Library’s historic Astor Hall in the landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building into a literary wonderland. Families enjoy hands-on activities, animated readings, and music that bring these stories to life and spark children’s imaginations while encouraging a love of reading. Proceeds from the Family Benefit support children’s services and programs in the Library’s 89 neighborhood branches, including after school programs that aim to improve children’s educational achievement, as well as the purchasing of children’s books to enable and promote reading throughout the city.

For more information visit https://www.nypl.org/support/benefit-events/familybenefit

 

Collage Workshop

MON | MAR 27 – MAY 1 | 6:30-8:30 PM | WORKSHOP (6 WEEKS)
Led by Flushing Town Hall Teaching Artist, Steve Palermo, and inspired by a variety of techniques of 20th century artists such as Picasso, Matisse, and Cornell, each student will discover his or her own visual voice and style. The six-session workshop series culminates with participants’ artwork displayed in Flushing Town Hall’s Green Room.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/1ecc01e00ce96874d3342cb78c25672b

Treehouse Shakers’ Olive & Pearl: A Magical Story of Home

PUPPETRY WORKSHOPS AT 10:15 AM & 1:30 PM
Explore your creative side with Mara McEwin of Treehouse Shakers, FTH Space Grantee. Enjoy puppet-making with household objects, storytelling, and creative drama based on folktales, finger tales, and poetry of home. For ages 0-5 years.

FAMILY SHOWS AT 11 AM & 2:15 PM
Olive & Pearl is the story of a young girl, Olive, being lovingly raised by her granny, Pearl. Intimately staged, audiences sit within Olive & Pearl’s home, which is made out of a dome of soft felts, crocheted squares, and colorful fabrics. Magical, visual, stimulating, and oftentimes funny, Olive & Pearl is a supportive first performance for the very young. For ages 0-5 years.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/c17de736955ca330f80eb072a5aefefe

Forgiveness Community Workshop

MON | MAR 6, 13 & 20 | 6:30-9 PM | WORKSHOP
Presented by B3W Performance Group, this workshop provides an opportunity for community members to share stories through reflective conversation and movement. FORGIVENESS hopes to intersect the arts with community by exploring the unraveling, the consequences, and the expressions of multiple viewpoints and stories of forgiving.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/8cb29bba43d7624368b37838453d2238

Amida Care

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Wednesday, January 27 from 3 to 5 pm
Grand Slam Banquet, 478 E. Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY

Amida Care presents a free community Live Your Life wellness event: ‘Movimiento con Ritmo/ Movement with Rhythm’. Led by the Lorenz Dancers, in this interactive workshop you’ll participate in Latin dance for fun and fitness.  Staying healthy is about more than doctor’s visits and taking medication. Amida Care’s Live Your Life wellness program helps our members learn new ways to improve their health…and have fun in the process! Our free monthly member events throughout NYC include healthy cooking, art therapy, meditation, aromatherapy, and African and Latin dance for fun and fitness.  This event is free and open to the public. It is made possible in part by support from NYC Council Member Ritchie Torres.