Community Calendar


Arts and Exhibitions

Through Our Eyes & In My Borough
Falchi Building - 31-00 47th Avenue, L.I.C., NY
April 17, 2014 , 6:30pm to 8:00pm
1st Annual 'Through Our Eyes' Art Exhibition and Fundraiser presented by Art Table Studio and 'In My Borough' - an inter-borough collaboration within the vitrines of Falchi - presented by Local Project

Tribeca Film Festival
Lower Manhattan
April 17, 2014 
Enjoy cool movies at the Tribeca Film festival--22 films in the Viewpoints section, 12 films in the World Documentary Competition, 31 films in the Spotlight section, shorts, and more.
Check the website for screening times, dates, and locations

DanDillLions 11 Over-Koala-fied Comedy
37 Greenpoint Avenue Brooklyn NY 11222
April 18, 2014 , 7:00pm 
A free monthly stand up comedy show that features comics you've seen on Comedy Central, MTV,VH1 and BET. Raffle prizes and drink specials all night
718 349 0162 RSVP at

To Damascus
Gene Frankel Theatre
April 18, 2014 , 8:00pm 
August Strindberg's "To Damascus, Part 1" will be adapted to Harlem, 1962 in the next production of August Strindberg Repertory Theatre ( Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street
Cost $18.00
Runs through May 11: Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 1:30 PM. Tickets $18 general admission; seniors and students $12. Box office: SMARTTIX, 212-868-4444;

NYC College Poetry Slam
Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Manhattan
April 19, 2014 , 3:00pm 
Got a poem? We want to hear it! Hit the stage at the New York City College Poetry Slam & Open Mic. Any college student can slam! Anyone and everyone is welcome to hit the stage for the open mic! 236 E. Third St., East Village
Cost $10.00

Poetas Con Cafe
El Museo del Barrio, Manhattan
April 19, 2014 , 4:30pm to 5:30am
Join us for an afternoon of poesia! Artist and Poetas con Cafı founder/producer Roger Cabın will host readings inspired by the mainland and the island. Featured poets include Myrna Nieves, Jesus Papol, and others. 1230 Fifth Ave.

Shure's National Open Mic Night in New York
Nuyorican Poets Cafı 236 E 3rd St. 10009
April 21, 2014 
Shure is hosting its third annual National Open Mic Night, a week-long observance in celebration of the Company's 89th Anniversary on April 25th. Sign up to participate or watch the performances at Nuyorican Poets Cafe on April 21.

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
March 4, 2014 through April 30, 2014, 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Trend-ology examines the array of sources from which fashion trends have developed over the past 250 years. The exhibition features over 100 objects from the Museum's costume, accessory, and textile collections. 22 W. 27th St., Manhattan

March 9, 2014 through April 26, 2014
Exhibition of colorful paintings by Abstract Expressionist Natalie Edgar- Student of Mark Rothko, Ad Reinhardt, Willem de Kooning
Kristine 212-966-3411 phone FREE ADMISSION

Ponds, Pipes, and People: Water in Central Park
Central Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center
March 22, 2014 through April 30, 2014, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Learn about the significance of water in the design and creation of Central Park, explore the biodiversity in the Park's skillfully-managed habitats, and discover the underground system that sustains it all. Enter at E 110th St and Fifth Ave.

Don Juan, or Wages of Debauchery
Jan Hus Playhouse, 351 East 74th Street
April 10, 2014 through May 4, 2014, 8:00pm to 2:30pm
Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre returns to the Jan Hus Playhouse, 351 East 74th Street, April 10 to May 4 with "Don Juan, or Wages of Debauchery," conceived and directed by Vit Horejs.
Cost $18.00
Thursdays-Saturdays at 8:00 PM, Sundays at 2:30 PM $18 gen. Adm., $13 seniors and students 800-838-3006

Children/Family Events

Outdoor Adventure with the Staten Island Museum
Blue Heron Park Nature Center
April 17, 2014 , 11:00am 
Wear sturdy shoes or boots for this fun, woodsy, adventure! Come see what animals, birds and plants can be found!

Art Workshop: Landscape Watercolors
Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant Place
April 18, 2014 , 1:00pm 
Get a peak at the landscape paintings that will hang in the Museum's new building this fall. Create your own masterpieces through collage and drawing.
Cost $3.00

Community Easter Egg Hunt Block Party
South Bay Bible Church
April 19, 2014 , 10:00am to 1:00pm
Bounce houses, 5,000 eggs filled with candy, carnival games, tons of free giveaways, music, cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn, hot dogs and more! 21 area business participating. 578 Montauk Hwy.,East Moriches

Dinosaur Day!
Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, Long Island
April 19, 2014 , 11:00am to 4:00pm
Explore the world of dinosaurs! Learn about dinosaurs from our Geologists, see and touch real fossils, try out our fossil "dig", PLUS make your own "fossil" to take home! 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove

Excellent Eggs at Overbrook
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
April 19, 2014 , 10:00am to 1:00pm
Discover the special eggs of salamanders and why bird eggs come in different shapes and colors. We'll have ongoing self-guided crafts and at 12:30 pm join us for a live "Egg-laying Animals" class to meet a chicken, a snake and more.
Cost $10.00

Jr. Science Club: Geodesic Domes
Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant Place
April 19, 2014 , 10:00am 
Join super science educator, Clay Wollney, and discover the energy and space efficient design of Buckminster Fuller's geodesic dome. Help build a model that can fit 10 people! For kids 8-13, parents may observe.

Jr. Science Club: Geodesic Domes
Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant Place
April 19, 2014 , 10:00am 
Join super science educator, Clay Wollney, to discover the energy and space efficient design of Buckminster Fuller's geodesic dome. Help build a model that will fit 10 people!
Cost $8.00

Rock-n-Roll Easter Event
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Levittown
April 19, 2014 , 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event will feature crafts, games and an Easter Egg Hunt! 3434 Hempstead Turnpike Levittown - 11756
Cost $5.00

Roller Skate with the Easter Bunny
United Skates of America, Long Island
April 19, 2014 , 9:30am to 12:00pm
Visit the Easter Bunny and spend some time roller skating with the Easter Bunny! The admission includes skate rental and bagel breakfast.
Cost $13.00
Call 516-795-5474 Today to make a reservation!!

Science Fair Training
Farmingdale Library
April 19, 2014 , 2:00pm 
Learn all about the scientific process through experiments. For children in grades kindergarten through 5th. Please register. 116 Merritts Rd.,Farmingdale

Spring Eggstravaganza
Queens Botanical Garden
April 19, 2014 , 12:00pm to 3:30pm
Children can take part in an egg scavenger hunt and old-fashioned games -- plus Flora, Queens Botanical Garden's mascot, will be making appearances, so don't forget the camera. 43-50 Main Street
Cost $5.00 (718) 886-3800

Trophy Cupcakes Founder Jennifer Shea at William
April 19, 2014 , 1:00pm 
Join Williams-Sonoma for a special book signing & cupcake decorating demonstration with Trophy Cupcakes founder Jennifer Shea. She will be signing copies of her new book, "Trophy Cupcakes and Parties". 10 Columbus Circle New York, NY 10019
(212) 581-1146

Easter Egg Hunt & Meet the Easter Bunny
White Post Farms, Melville, Long Island
April 20, 2014 , 10:00am to 5:00pm
Bring a camera to take photos with the Easter Bunny and enjoy Easter Egg Crafts available for purchase. This activity is in a heated area. 250 Old Country Road., Melville

Easter Eggcitment Extravaganza
Pacplex, Brooklyn
April 20, 2014 , 2:00pm 
A family event at Brooklyn's largest sports and entertainment complex featuring an egg hunt, rides, games, activities, swimming, fashion and magic shows, arts and crafts and so much more. 1500 Paerdegat Ave.
Cost $10.00
Buy tickets at

Kids Beach Exploration Day
Orchard Beach Nature Center, Pelham Bay Park
April 20, 2014 , 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Urban Park Rangers will encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere.
(718) 319-7258

Earth Day Festival
Flushing Town Hall
April 22, 2014 , 1:00pm 
Develop your green thumb, learn about bee-keeping and the importance of clean waterways while making sculptures, jewelry and art out of recycled materials. For all ages. Sponsored by NYC Councilmember James F. Gennaro

Beyond Rock Music Camp Open House/Open Mic
Merrick Street Fair/Merrick Ave & Sunrise Hwy
April 26, 2014 , 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Come jam, meet staff/campers, and have fun learning about Beyond Rock where 7-17 year olds of all ability levels have a blast playing in rock bands, writing songs, recording, doing improv and more in a supportive community that builds confidence. 888-212-9834

New Youth Photography Programs at Aperture
Aperture Foundation
January 18, 2014 through May 3, 2014, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Hone your observational, picture making and story telling skills in this photography class held at the Aperture Foundation headquarters in Chelsea.
Cost $405.00 camps/

Birding for Families
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Central Park
March 16, 2014 through September 28, 2014, 10:00am to 11:00am
Take the kids on a walk through one of New York City's richest bird habitats - the North Woods. Learn how to spot and identify our feathered neighbors in their natural surroundings as guided by the NYC Audubon Society and a Conservancy Discovery Guide.

Sculpture Camp
Flushing Town Hall
April 17, 2014 through April 22, 2014, 10:00am 
APR 17, 18, 21 & 22; 10 AM - 2 PM Flushing Town Hall offers its first Sculpture Camp during Spring Break, for children ages 7-15. Students will work with sculptor Chun-Sen Yang using recycled materials to create sculptures.
Cost $50.00

Green Festival New York City
Pier 94
April 26, 2014 through April 27, 2014, 10:00am to 6:00pm
America's largest and longest-running green living and sustainability event is coming to New York City! Shop, taste and enjoy family-friendly activities, live entertainment, a food court, the latest in green products and trends.
Cost $10.00
David Lieberson 212-593-5894

Community Events

Nature at Night
High Rock Park, Staten Island
April 17, 2014 , 7:00pm to 8:00pm
When the sun goes down, many animals make their presence known. From fluttering bats and moths to calling frogs and more, hike along the edge of the wetlands in search of wildlife. Bring a flashlight or headlamp and wear insect repellent. 200 Nevada Ave.
Ages 8 & up (718) 351-3450

Creature Feature
Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center
April 19, 2014 , 12:00pm 
Join us every Saturday at noon to learn about some of our resident animal ambassadors. 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia

Double D Bar Ranch Sponsor A Pet Day
Talmage Farm Agway Garden Center, Long Island
April 19, 2014 , 10:00am to 3:00pm
Join us to help collect much needed food and supplies for over 480 rescued animals. For a small monthly donation, you will pay for their food, shelter and medical care. 1122 Osborne Avenue,Riverhead

Earth Day Celebration
Port Jefferson Station, Long Island
April 19, 2014 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
Recycle your old electronics and dispose of them properly. E-waste items: anything with a plug/battery/monitor, computers, televisions, phones, fax machines, keyboards, stereos. Also accepting clothing and other household items. 110 Route 112

Mega Easter Egg Hunt
St. Mary's Park--Bronx
April 19, 2014 , 1:00pm to 4:00pm
The 9TH Annual Mega Easter Egg Hunt will be held in St. Mary's Park on Saturday, April 19, at 1:00 pm. Participants will enjoy free concessions, games, face painting, a hunt involving 15,000 Easter eggs as well as entertainment and an inspirational
Andrew Mann 347-297-8059

SCA Conserve NYC: Earth Day
Piet 51, Hudson River Park, Yonkers
April 19, 2014 , 9:30am to 2:00pm
Celebrate Earth Day through hands-on service. Volunteers will plant native species along the bike path, in addition to planting, weeding, and mulching in the park's Habitat Garden.
Questions: Contact Ann Pedtke, Sca Marketing Outreach Coordinator, at or 724-678-9401. Learn more at .

The NYC Record & CD Show
The Holiday Inn, 440 W. 57th St.
April 19, 2014 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
Music Dealers carry a large selection of New and Used, Rare, Collectible, and Common; Records, CD's, DVD's, Tapes, 45's, 12" Singles, Posters, T-Shirts and Memorabilia in all types of music.
Cost $6.00

Easter Vintage Car Exhibit and Parade
Parking Field 9E, Garden City, Long Island
April 20, 2014 , 10:00am 
Come on down to the Easter Vintage Car Exhibit and Parade held in Parking Field 9E between 9th and 10th streets in Garden City. Parade will follow at 1 PM on Franklin Ave. and 7th St.
516-746-7724, ext. 101

Pitch In for Parks at Marshlands
Marshlands Conservancy, Rye
April 20, 2014 , 10:00am to 3:00pm
Join the annual spring clean up at the preserve.
(914) 835-4466

Resurrection Sunday @ The R.O.C.K. Brooklyn!
The R.O.C.K. Brooklyn
April 20, 2014 , 12:00pm to 2:00pm
This Sunday, April 20th, the R.O.C.K. Brooklyn will be hosting two special services for Resurrection Sunday! You're invited to join us for exciting praise & worship, dance, fellowship and a special message by Pastor Louis Straker Jr.
For more information, contact us at 347-762-5222 or visit us online at

NYC Green Festival
Pier 92
April 26, 2014 , 10:00am to 6:00pm
Over 150 exhibitors will showcase earth-friendly products and services. Enjoy cooking demos, yoga, family activities, film screenings and live entertainment, shop in a unique eco-friendly marketplace. 711 12th Ave.
Cost $10.00
Use Code ABCGREEN14 to get 50% off tickets online at

Elizabeth, New Jersey
November 23, 2013 through December 31, 2014, 10:00am 
Seek & Serve Project : Adopt - a - Neighbor Program...Students @ Designinglives Org. will be collecting travel-sized hygiene products for distribution @ local Food Banks as part of their Annual Community Outreach Programs.
Desiree Williams - 354-7960

Dance and Music

Jeffrey Milarsky Conducts AXIOM
Alice Tully Hall
April 17, 2014 , 8:00pm 
1941 Broadway New York, NY 10023 (212) 671-4050
Juilliard's critically-acclaimed contemporary music ensemble AXIOM performs works by Karlheinz Stockhausen and his French contemporary Pierre Boulez. FREE tickets available 4/3 at the Juilliard Box Office

Japanese Taiko Drum Concert
17 Lexington Ave & 23rd St, NY, NY 10010
April 19, 2014 , 6:00pm to 7:30pm
ONE EVENING ONLY - Experience the powerful vibrations of traditional Japanese Taiko drumming under the direction of Grammy-Award winner, Koji Nakamura! Purchase tickets at: Children under 12 go free!
Cost $10.00
Contact Linda

55 Lexington Avenue
April 22, 2014 , 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Eryc Taylor Dance, Inc. (ETD) presents Emergence on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Rose Nagelberg Theater at Baruch College Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave, NYC, at 6pm and also at 8:30pm.
Website: Phone: 866-811-4111 Cost: $25 ($15 for students and seniors)

Brooklyn Folk Festival
The Bell House
April 18, 2014 through April 20, 2014, 1:00pm to 8:30pm
The 3-day festival includes 30 bands, vocal and instrumental workshops, a family-friendly square dance, film screenings, the famous Banjo Toss contest and more!
18 & over

Fundraisers and Auctions

Martin Luther King Jr High School
April 22, 2014 , 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Stir, Splatter + Roll 2014 will be co-chaired by world- renowned designer Michael Kors, respected architect Gene Kohn, and award-winning menswear designer Jeffrey Banks.
Amanda Haynes, Press Contact 609.665.1104

Trees for the Future
320 Studios
April 24, 2014 , 5:30pm to 9:00pm
This event is a cocktail reception and fundraiser at a very nice private space, with open bar and hors d'oeuvres included with each admission. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, so please register above and we'll look forward to seeing you there.
Cost $45.00
Rachel Carlisle 1 312 228 6819

Beefsteak Dinner
Essex Manor, 41 Broughton Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ
April 25, 2014 , 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Beefsteak Dinner to benefit the Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green restoration of the historic sanctuary. The event will be at Essex Manor, 41 Broughton Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ 07003. For tickets or info call 973-743-1796
Cost $50.00

Viking Extravaganza
St.Paul-St.Luke's Lutheran Church
April 26, 2014 , 10:00am to 3:00pm
Our annual Viking Extravaganza a/k/a Chinese Auction, beautiful baskets, Norwegian fare, labskaus, sandwiches, coffee, desserts, baked goods. 186 Decker Avenue, Port Richmond, Staten Island.
Wanda (718) 442-7224

Well Pet Animal Hospital (Cedar Grove, NJ)
April 26, 2014 , 11:00am to 3:30pm
A fun-filled day dedicated to keeping our pets healthy and happy! All proceeds benefit Shelter Our Pets and Rock and Rawhide! $12 Rabies Vaccinations, $25 Microchip Clinic, bake sale, fun activities, refreshments, music and more! 109 Pompton Avenue
Well Pet Animal Hospital 109 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 (973)239-1062

"The Edible Bazaar Benefit"
Suite 36, 16 W. 36 Street, NY, NY 10018
April 29, 2014 , 6:30pm to 10:30pm
"The Edible Bazaar Benefit" presented by New York African Restaurant Week in conjunction with Edible Brooklyn and Edible Manhattan celebrates African cuisine, culture & community!
Cost $50.00
Tickets on sale at: Percentage of ticket sales will benefit Alliance of Hope for Lupus & Keep A Child Alive

Hartley House 4th Annual Spring Benefit
The Pierre Hotel
April 30, 2014 , 6:30pm to 9:00pm
The Spring Benefit is the largest event of Hartley House's calendar, raising much-needed funds for its vital programming as well as celebrating the Hell's Kitchen community and the Hartley House family. Includes auctions, raffles and performances.
Cost $325.00
Emily Dake at 718-788-6902

Elevate Your Glass Against Bullying
4311 Broadway, New York, NY 10033
April 30, 2014 through May 1, 2014, 5:00pm to 12:00am
The J.A.S.M. Company cordially invites you to an evening of Dinner & Imbibement to benefit The 2014 Imbibe Responsibly Campaign: Elevate Your Glass Against Bullying Banquet.
Cost $50.00
Stephanie, 646-515-0833 Michelle, 347-871-4645 Black Tie Attire Required. Hosted by Power 105.1 FM's Cherry Martinez

Recreation and Sports

Walk MS 2014
Glen Island Park
April 27, 2014 , 9:30am to 12:00pm
Walk MS connects people living with multiple sclerosis and those who care about them. The event will be at Glen Island Park located on Pelham Road in New Rochelle. The three-mile walk begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 12 p.m.