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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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Sat Sep
6
10:00a - 06:00p

Chemistry Mixing & Safety with Morgan Post

Presented by Penumbra Foundation


This course will answer questions like: Can I mix this type of acid with this type of chemical? Is it safe to store this in a hot darkroom?
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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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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
20
4:00p - 7:00p

Chinese Adopted Teens Coming of Age

Presented by Modern Family Center @ Spence-Chapin


There are 34,000 Chinese adopted teens in America, but each adoptee's experience is unique. During this workshop a panel of Chinese adopted women will share how growing up in the United States shaped their cultural identity. We'll talk about common issues including belonging, dating, and stereotypes. Teens: Come meet other Chinese adopted girls who share a similar story and understand you. Parents: You'll walk away better prepared for those important conversations with your daughter.
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Sun Sep
21
1:00p - 4:00p

FOOD WORKSHOP: Preserving the Harvest

Presented by Flushing Town Hall


A hands-on workshop demonstration of the basics of canning and lacto-fermentation in foods such as sauerkraut and kimchi. Learn to preserve local, seasonal produce in healthful ways. The health benefits of fermentation will be discussed as well as learning about safe food preservation.
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Sat Oct
4
Sun Oct
5
10:00a - 05:00p

2-Day Metatronia Therapy & Light Body Mechanics Workshop- NYC

Presented by Metatronia Therapy


Metatronia Therapy is the latest in Electromedicine. It is alignment to The One Source through Metatron. Aligning you to the Higher Heart and aligning to Divine Mind. Releasing the mind, to return to the Divine Thought-forms of the Light. Alignment is the Undoing of all that is not the Truth of you. Metatron brings alignment with the sacred geometric Inscriptions of the Living Light of the Metatronic Consciousness. Metatronia Therapy offers Ascension Alignment, undoing any blocks, lifting the veil, so that the Light may be seen. Metatron assists in any unraveling needed, to align one to the Higher Heart, the I Am Presence. It is a return to Divine Creativity, enlightening, enlivening. It is a return to the Peace within.
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Tue Oct
14
8:30a - 2:30p

7th Annual Urban Education Symposium

Presented by Storefront Academy Harlem


On Tuesday, October 14th from 8:30am-2:30pm, Storefront Academy Harlem (formerly The Children’s Storefront) will host its 7th Annual Urban Education Symposium at Baruch College (151 E. 25th Street, 7th Floor), featuring workshops focused on educating urban youth, and capped off by a keynote address from Eric J. Cooper, award-winning educator, radio host, frequent Huffington Post commentator, author, and Founder and President of National Urban Alliance for Effective Education.
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Wed Oct
15
6:30p - 8:00p

Raising Children in a Transracial Family

Presented by Modern Family Center @ Spence-Chapin


How does race shape your family? In the U.S. 40% of adoptions create transracial families. While we celebrate the diversity within the family, we also must pay attention to how children build racial identity, explore their sense of belonging, and connect to their birth culture. This workshop offers interactive activities, discussion, and guidance on building healthy transracial families.
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