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Monday, November 16, 2009

Bronx Events Through Nov. 19

A glimpse of Puerto Rico

Help the Bronx celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage Month with non-stop live music and a showing of parts of a new musical play called Aloha Boricua about the first Puerto Ricans to set foot on the Hawaiian Islands. The event will be held Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. at the Pregones Theater at 575 Walton Ave. Seating is free, but limited. To RSVP please call (718)590-3522. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.

The University Neighborhood Housing Program is offering a free course in finance at the Concourse House, 2751 Grand Concourse, Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m., Nov. 18 to Dec. 16. It will cover banking, goal setting, budgeting, debt management, credit, and more. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a certificate that can be used at any credit union to open a savings account. RSVP by calling (718) 933-2539.

Bronx BP Ruben Diaz, Jr. is hosting the Bronx Economic Summit: A Blueprint for Success, Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the New York Botanical Garden. At the summit, Bronx merchants and businesses will join together to discuss future business plans, job training, cultural organizations, forming a green economy and unemployment. Register for the event at http://events.boedc.com/registration-form.

Echo Park's farmers market is coming to a close. This Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. will be the last chance to get your pick of vendors' fresh fruits, vegetables, and baked goods. The market is in the southwest corner of the park, along East Tremont Avenue. Food stamps are accepted. For more information, call Annie Moss at (718) 901-2849.

Community Board 5’s next general board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at South Bronx Jobs Corps, 1771 Andrews Ave., in the auditorium. All are welcome. For more information, call CB5 at (718) 364-2030 or e-mail brxcb5@optonline.net.

The 46th Precinct’s next Community Council meeting
will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the precinct station house, at 2120 Ryer Ave., at 7 p.m. Community council meetings fall on the on the third Tuesday of every month. They give residents the chance to meet local police officers and air their concerns. For more information, please call (718) 220-5234.


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