Actions | Demonstrations | Not-For-Profit Events

WBAI publishes this calendar of events that we think might be of interest to our listeners and members. As a community service, we also offer the on-the-air Community Bulletin Board to help not-for-profit organizations publicize their events to the community at large.

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July 19, Wednesday - December 31, Sunday Art from Santiago Ribeiro at Times Square NY (Independent)
09:30 AM at 4 Times Square, New York, NY 10036, USA
None: Free

Exhibit: The Art of Santiago Ribeiro displayed at Times Square

The art of Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro will be displayed openly at the Times Square’s Nasdaq OMX Group, in New York City. His work will be shown daily, at random, alternately, lasting several minutes in each session, until December 31, 2017.

Santiago Ribeiro is a Portuguese surrealist painter dedicated to promoting the Surrealism of the 21st century, through exhibitions held around the world.

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September 19, Tuesday Polly Ferman - Habaneras, Milongas, Tangos (Pan American Musical Art Research, Inc)
7:00 PM at Marc A, Scorca Hall of national Opera Center
None: Free

Jeffrey James Arts Consulting presents pianist Polly Ferman performing Habaneras, Milongas,Tangos, a multimedia solo piano recital with commentary showcasing Tango from its African roots to the New Tango. Projections, film, and music will take the audience on a journey through Tangos history before, during, and after the emergence of the well-known Tango for dancing. It will also show how difficult it was for women to enter this Rio de la Plata (Argentina and Uruguay) City-style world.  

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September 20, Wednesday - September 24, Sunday Nassau Hook and Ladder Carnival (Nassau Hook & Ladder Company No. 1)
5 PM 9/20-9/ at 123 W. Merrick Road, Valley Stream, NY 11580
None: Free To The Public

This family-friendly event benefiting Nassau Hook & Ladder Company No. 1 features favorite fair food, carnival games, and midway rides for all ages, from kiddie rides to thrill rides. Carnival admission and parking are free. Visit Dreamland Amusements for coupon savings on rides and food. Carnival hours are 5 to 11 pm Wednesday - Friday, noon to 11 pm Saturday, and noon to 10 pm Sunday at Arthur J. Hendrickson Park & Pool.

For more information, call 866-666-3247.

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September 23, Saturday - September 24, Sunday REVOLUTION: Art For Positive Social Change Exhibition (Love Art Gallery & Studio)
4:00PM at 480 N. Bedford Rd, Chappaqua NY
None: Free To The Public   Tickets: None

REVOLUTION: Art For Positive Social Change is a group exhibition at Love Art Gallery and Studio featuring a collection of artwork that reflects the current times and political climate.

This exhibition will be showcasing the need for tolerance, love, equality, peace and positive changes. All artists are local to the New York area. 

We hope that you can attend and support the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, as 15% of all sales will benefit the center directly.

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September 23, Saturday - September 24, Sunday New Jersey Wine, Beer and Spirits Festival (Foodshed Alliance)
12:00 at Alba Vineyard
Admission: $25.00   Tickets: online or at the door

Sponsored by Alba Vineyard to benefit the Foodshed Alliance, the Garden State's best winery will join forces with the state's premium wine wholesalers to pour their finest estate wines. In addition, some of the state's best craft breweries and a premier spirits distiller will be sharing samples of their NJ libations.

The festival is the vineyard's largest charitable event of the year with 100% of the proceeds going to the Foodshed Alliance.

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September 29, Friday - October 7, Saturday 9th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival (Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NY)
7pm at Maysles Documentary Center, 343 Malcolm X Blvd., N
Admission: $10   Tickets: At door

Come and take advantage of one of the best opportunities to see some of the greatest Black Panther Party themed movies and films. There will be panel discussions with the Filmmakers, Original Members of the Black Panther Party NY/NJ, and some folks featured in films.

Proceeds from our festivals are used for commissary for our Political Prisoners and aid to their families when needed. This event is produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee NY., in conjunction with Maysles Cinema.  

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September 29, Friday - September 30, Saturday 2017 ANNY BEST OF FEST (Animation Nights New York)
12 Noon at 180 Maiden Lane New York, NY 10038
Admission: Free to the Public   Tickets: Online or at the door

Mark your calendars! Our Second Annual Best of Fest will happen on Sept 29-30, 2017 on a Friday and Saturday. The two day symposium will feature animation screenings, fine art installations, virtual reality animation experiences, professional panels, and industry events. This year our panel judges picked 20 films from the 175 selected for our monthly curated screening events, this season.

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September 30, Saturday St. Francis 2nd Annual Comedy Show & Beefsteak Dinner (St. Francis of Assisi Church)
6:30 PM at 110 Bergen Avenue Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
Admission: $50 per person   Tickets: 201-641-6464

Join us for the St. Francis 2nd Annual Comedy Show & Beefsteak Dinner featuring comedian Robin Fox, Winner of the 2010 Gilda Radner Award. Robin will be joined by Tim Hayes, Chiropractor by day/stand up comic by night. Get your ticket now for an evening of laughs, raffles, and a beefsteak dinner.

Must be 21+.

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October 7, Saturday 6th Annual Kings County Fiber Festival (Stitch Therapy)
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM at The Old Stone House & Washington Park

Join us outdoors on a stunning autumn day for the 6th Annual Kings County Fiber Festival, a brilliantly colored and textured celebration of natural fibers. Schedule details available here.

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