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Our annual women empowerment panel event during Women's History Month highlights women in different business sectors and career paths who share their experience and insight with the goal to inspire and empower others. This event is for anyone ready to partake in conversation, network, and share ideas and stories about how empowerment can motivate and ignite positive change in women and those around us. The empowering choices women make individually and collectively continues to strengthen our mark and significance in society.
Pushed to follow conventional paths, Mae C. Jemison followed her ambition instead to become the first African American woman ever to travel to space. Come see how Mae stood up to those who doubted her and excelled in math and science to reach beyond the sky.
Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Visitors will hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn and much more. Each boasts great views, beautiful monuments, rolling hills, century-old tress and stories of the fascinating persons interred at Green-Wood. Please note: All tours include a visit to the Historic Chapel and to Battle Hill. These tours are approximately two hours. The trolley is heated/air-conditioned and enclosed. The tour includes several stops where visitors have the option to walk outside.
Humans have been dreaming of other worlds for thousands of years. This talk will be an insider's tour of the iconic space missions and telescopes that have given us scientific insights into other worlds, from Mars to the multiverse.
Categories: Arts, Museums, Programs
POWER THROUGH DAYLIGHT SAVINGS WITH FREE FITNESS CLASSES FROM HONEY BUNCHES OF OATS ON MONDAY, MARCH 10!Presented by Honey Bunches of Oats
Losing an hour of sleep is sure to make you sluggish, so get energized with FREE fitness classes from new Honey Bunches of Oats Morning Energy cereal! Stop by Vanderbilt Hall inside Grand Central Terminal and get moving with THREE 30 minute fitness classes. A certified fitness instructor will be teaching Bootcamp, Cardio Dance and a Stretching & Flexibility class at 7AM, 8AM and 9AM, respectively. You can also get energized at the Honey Bunches of Oats activity stations – with stimulating vibration machines and arcade basketball. After your workout, refuel at the Honey Bunches of Oats Morning Energy cereal bar. The new variety of cereals is packed with protein, fiber, and whole grain to help get you going and keep you going.
Inwood House has empowered teens in NYC since 1830, helping them take charge of their lives to become healthy, self-reliant adults. Our teen pregnancy prevention and teen family support programs focus on meeting teens where they are to help them overcome the challenges of poverty and build strong futures. Join us for the 2014 Gala Illuminating Possibilities: an evening of celebration and illumination to create possibilities for young people in our programs and in our community of NYC. To reserve your tickets, please visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/inwood-house-illuminating-possibilities-gala-2014-tickets-9187675585. Call 212-684-1110 with any questions.
Categories: Community, Programs
Subway Avenue Subway Geologist Julie Freitas will explain and answer questions regarding the origins and characteristics of the rock and soil under Second Avenue- and how they influence the construction methods used to build the subway. The event will take place at the MTA Second Avenue Subway Community Information Center (CIC) on Thursday, March 14,2014. This is a FREE event. It will be limited to 40 attendees so please RSVP @ http://transittalks6.eventbrite.com or call (646) 449-8700.
On Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., the Green-Wood Historic Fund will host a free mulch and tree giveaway in collaboration with the New York Restoration Project and MillionTreesNYC. Whether you’re an avid gardener or someone looking to make New York a little greener, all are welcome at Brooklyn’s historic Green-Wood Cemetery.