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|December 1, Monday - January 3, Saturday||Project Ife's Holiday Pajama Drive (Project Ife)
at La Casa Azul Bookstore
Donation: New Pajamas
Help us bring joy, warmth and comfort this holiday season - support Project IFE's Holiday Pajama Drive! The recipien ts of this year’s pajama drive will be the children of the Brooklyn Hospital Center. Every year thousands of children are diagnosed with life threatening or chronic illnesses that are emotionally and financially taxing on the child and their family.
The Brooklyn Hospital Center staff provides a supportive and caring environment for children working towards recovery. The Holiday Pajama Drive is organized by Project Ife (The word IFE means love in Yoruba), a collective of independent artists and activists who collaborate to mobilize creative responses to the concrete needs of our communities.
Drop off locations: La Casa Azul Bookstore, 143 E. 103rd Street All pajamas must be NEW for girls & boys ages 0-12 years old.
The Pajamas will be given out to the children of the Brooklyn Hospital Center on Three King’s Day, January 6th. 2015 Join us!
“The Three Kings PJ Party” Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 at La Casa Azul Bookstore, 12:00pm- 2:00pm The Point CDC 940 Garrison Ave. Bronx, NY 10474 (718) 542-4139 Mon – Fri 9:am – 12:00pm & 3:00pm – 6:00pm MORE
|December 4, Thursday - December 20, Saturday||Bread & Puppet Theater: “Captain Boycott” (Bread & Puppet Theater)
8:00 PM Wed. at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., NY, NY 10003
Admission: $10-$18 Tickets: Online, by phone, or at the door.
In keeping with their long standing tradition of "sublime arsekicking puppetry," the award-winning Vermont-based Bread & Puppet Theater, featuring Artistic Director Peter Schumann and his troupe of puppeteers, returns to Theater for the New City, bringing their signature powerful imagery, masked characters, and giant papier-mâché puppets. The 3 week residency includes the evening show “Captain Boycott” (recommended for ages 13 & up). After each performance, the audience is invited to eat home-made sourdough rye bread spread with aioli, and to peruse the Cheap Art posters and banners for sale. For more information on Bread & Puppet, visit www.breadandpuppet.org.
|December 23, Tuesday||RALLY IN SUPPORT OF CUBA 5 ()|
5:00pm at 315 Lexington Ave, NYC
Santa came early this year for the Cuban Five, the Cuban people, Activist and to all peace loving people of the world.
Come celebrate with the Cuban people. Rally in support of Cuba December 23 Tuesday 5 pm in front of Cuban Mission to the United Nations @ 38 St. and Lexington Ave.
Come by for 5 minutes. Bring flags, bring a friend. Be part of history. Obama needs you, the Pope needs you, Raul needs you, the Cuban people need us all.