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Jazz966 at the Plaza presents Der Secret

Der Secret
Date:
August 31, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Cost:
Free

Storied Fulton Street venue Jazz966 is proud to continue its long history of showcasing the world's greatest jazz musicians by bringing you this free, live concert, outside, at Putnam Triangle Plaza. The "smooth, but funky" Der Secret will entertain the crowd, and perhaps even inspire a little dancing! Come early and grab a seat -- bring a friend!

Jackknife Comedy

Date:
September 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
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Cost:
Free

Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show hosted by two dummies from Iowa, Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each month they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, drink and have a blast! This months comics are: Ahri Findling (PITTSBURGH COMEDY FESTIVAL), Ethan Simmons-Patterson (FLOODWATER COMEDY FESTIVAL), Hannah Boone (BRIDGETOWN COMEDY FESTIVAL), Gabe Smith (MIC PIAZZA), Molly Austin (TRUTV'S LATE NIGHT SNACK), Gordon Baker-Bone (CAPE FEAR COMEDY FESTIVAL) and Emily Galati (CONAN). Come party with us!

Sofijazz Trio

Date:
September 3, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Cost:
Free

Sofija Knezevic - voice Matt Chertkoff - guitar Bob Gingery - bass

Instrument Discovery Day & Open House @ Bloomingdale School of Music

Music Education, Instrument Discovery Day, Family Event, Free
Date:
September 11, 2016 - 11:00am
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Cost:
Free

Bloomingdale School of Music (BSM) will hold their annual Instrument Discovery Day on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 11am - 2pm. During this free open-house event, children and their families have the opportunity to hear, hold, and play over 14 different instruments with the guidance of BSM faculty and staff.

Beauties

Date:
September 15, 2016 - 8:00am
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Cost:
Free

Beauties, a new installation commissioned by Arts Brookfield, brings Artist John Monti’s serious yet playful sensibilities to the lobby of the iconic Grace Building.  Monti sculpted brightly colored “flower clusters” with twisting vines and floral forms to playfully reveal that our fascination with beauty, and its natural extension, love, may hinge on our relationship to the visceral world we inhabit and worlds we can only imagine. 
 A public reception for Beauties will be held on Thursday, September 15, 6 - 8 PM for the opening.

SUBMERGE - NYC Marine Science Festival

Date:
September 24, 2016 - 11:00am
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Cost:
Free

Hudson River Park and the New York Hall of Science present SUBMERGE– a FREE, day-long science extravaganza devoted to raising awareness about our coastal waters. 

42nd Annual Atlantic Antic™ Festival

Date:
September 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
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Cost:
Free

The 42nd Annual Atlantic Antic™ Street Festival will be held on Sunday, September 25th, 2016, RAIN OR SHINE. Spanning ten blocks through four neighborhoods on Atlantic Avenue in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, this 42-year-old street festival is the largest and most celebrated street festival in New York City. The Atlantic Antic™ is a longstanding New York City tradition that features international delicacies and unique merchandise with over five hundred vendors, one hundred local merchants, 15 live music stages, and one block dedicated to family-friendly fun.

Hostos Allied Health Career Pipeline Program

Date:
October 8, 2016 - 10:00am
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Cost:
Free

Hostos Community College/Research Foundation received a second round of the Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) to continue for the next five years, September 29, 2015 to September 30, 2020. The US Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families granted Hostos the award to train 1056 low-income individuals at or below 150% of the federal poverty level through its Allied Health Career Pipeline Program training program.