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Sat Aug
23
9:00p - 11:00p

NEW YORK POLICE AND FIRE WIDOWS’ AND CHILDREN’S BENEFIT FUND PARTICIPATES IN MACY’S NINTH ANNUAL “SHOP FOR A CAUSE”

Presented by The New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’


Macy’s helps The New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund raise funds and awareness to provide financial assistance to our fallen NYC first responders. Macy’s and The New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund invite customers to participate in Macy’s ninth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 23, 2014. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day- only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts, and has helped raise more than $44 million for charities across the country since 2006. Customers can participate in this year’s event by purchasing shopping passes from The Benefit Fund now. For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from The New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund click here, or contact Lauren Profeta at lauren.profeta@answerthecall.o rg or at 646-728-4434.
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Sat Aug
23
Sun Aug
24
10:00a - 06:00p

Wet Plate Printing & Enlarging

Presented by Penumbra Foundation


Create tangible image objects of your digital work, slides, or any image from which you can create a positive or negative transparency! In this workshop students will learn how to create ambrotypes (positives on glass), opalotypes (positives on white tin), and tintypes (positives on blackened tin) using an enlarger. Students will learn the techniques of preparing the plate, cleaning glass, pouring collodion, exposing, developing, fixing, and varnishing. Chemistry mixing and safety will also be discussed. Students will be using cold head enlargers. All materials including enlargers, chemicals, glass, and metal will be supplied. Students should bring both positive transparencies as well as negatives to the class with which to print. If creating positive transparencies on an ink-jet printer, please print them at 4”x5” or smaller on transparency film.
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Sun Aug
31
10:00a - 5:00p

Tapping The Bone: Working With The Ancestors Spirits

Presented by NY Shamanic Circle


Learning to work with your Ancestors, can become a profound source of great guidance & protection. There are 4 primary forces that traditional medicine people often work with, the Great Spirit, Mother Earth (Pachamama), Their Ancestors & The Guardian Spirits (Animal Totems) Learn the sacred ways to connect to your Ancestors. Learn the ways to approach or deepen this connection. Learn the traditional offerings given to the Ancestors. Learn ways to receive direct guidance from the Ancestors. Separate the myths & truths about this work with the spirits. Avoid the traditional taboos within Ancestor work. Join us as we journey into the land beyond the waters, cross the river and deepen your connection to your own ancestral lineage.
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Fri Sep
5
Sun Sep
7
10:00a - 5:00p

Basic TheatHealing Class

Presented by ThetaHealing® NYC


ThetaHealingNYC® hopes to see you on September 5th - 7th, (10a-5p), for the Basic ThetaHealing® certification course at our wellness center in the heart of Manhattan.
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Sat Sep
6
Sun Sep
28
11:00a - 6:00p

ArtShare for HeartShare at Governors Island

Presented by HeartShare


ArtShare for HeartShare showcases artwork created by children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Artists participate in HeartShare programs or live at HeartShare residences.
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Categories: Arts


Mon Sep
8
9:30a - 2:00p

SAGEWorks Boot Camp

Presented by SAGEWorks


SAGEWorks wants you as a new recruit in its SAGEWorks Boot Camp in New York City, starting September 8.
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Tue Sep
9
Thu Oct
2
:p - 5:30p

Energy Efficient Building Operations Specialist

Presented by ASSOCIATION For NEIGHBORHOOD & HOUSING DEVELOPMENT


Energy Efficient Building Operations Specialist Building staff make operations and maintenance (O&M) decisions daily that directly affect the comfort and safety of residents and the building’s energy costs. This 8 half-day course sponsored by AEA and ANHD helps personnel eliminate the guesswork from managing building performance for energy efficiency. Even the most experienced building operators and facility managers will learn new best practices that will yield immediate benefits and real cost savings from modules such as: preventative maintenance, water conservation, heating system operation, and controls. This course is facilitated by industry- leading instructors who bring years of real world professional experience to the classroom. Parts of this course will take place in AEA’s state-of-the-art heating and cooling lab, where students will get practical hands on training with common building systems.
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Wed Sep
10
9:00a - 4:30p

Labor Market Information 201: Making the Shift from Information to Labor Market Intelligence

Presented by Workforce Professionals Training Institute


This training is designed for practitioners who are able to locate and understand information about wages, employment, growth projections, and educational requirements from websites like O*NET, CareerZone, BLS, and/or the New York State Department of Labor. It is especially useful to workforce professionals using sector- or occupation-specific strategies. IN THIS WORKSHOP YOU WILL: • Gather readily available data • Identify intelligence from other relevant sources • Assemble the intelligence you’ve gathered into a meaningful tool you can use on the job • Learn to create and maintain a labor market “intel report” that is tailored to your own needs • Develop a plan for keeping your information up to date
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Sat Sep
13
Sun Sep
14
10:00a - 06:00p

35mm & Medium Format Wet Plate with Lisa Elmaleh

Presented by Penumbra Foundation


In this workshop, students will be using 35mm SLR cameras and medium format Holgas to make small-format glass negatives, ambrotypes and tintypes, in camera.
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Sat Sep
13
Sat Oct
4
2:00p - 4:00p

Kids Group 4-Week Series

Presented by Modern Family Center @ Spence-Chapin


Does your child have questions about his or her adoption? With the help of our clinical staff, we provide a safe environment where parents and their kids, in separate, concurrent groups, will tackle themes including belonging and identity, whom to tell and how to tell your adoption story, birth parents, transracial families, and more. You and your child with have the opportunity to make connections and friends with those who have similar experiences.
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