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Friday, January 15, 2010

Bronx Events, Jan. 15-17

Happy Friday, everyone! Here's a list of events going on in the Bronx this weekend. The weather is supposed to be less frigid over the next couple of days, so take advantage!

The Starving Artist Cafe and Gallery, at 249 City Island Ave. (City Island), is hosting performers all weekend long:

  • Friday, January 15th at 8:30 p.m. "Acoustic Blue Collar," featuring Frank Strazzera.
  • Saturday, January 16th at 8 p.m. "Master Guitarist" John Guth
  • Sunday, Januarty 17th at 3 p.m. Elizabeth Glushko, playing cello.
Friday, January 15th and Saturday, January 16th. 
"Lapses in Memory: Photographs of the South Bronx in the 80's by Lisa Kahane." This exhibit will be held at BronxArtSpace, 305 E. 140th St. It will be open for public viewing on Friday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and the opening reception will be held on Saturday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Visit here for more info. 

Saturday, January 16th at 7 p.m.
Underground Music Studios Launch Party: Food and beverages will be served, and expect special deals and giveaways! Underground Studios is located at 1728 Eastchester Road, and you can call (580) 672-9841 or e-mail undergroundmusicstudios@gmail.com for more info.

Kill Me Kate, one of the bands performing at Underground Studio's Launch Party.

Saturday, January 16th at 8 p.m.
The Lehman Center for the Performing Arts will be holding a concert, "Ultimate DOO WOP." For a list of performances, visit the site. Tickets range from $30-$45, call (718) 960-8833 to reserve.

Sunday, January 17th
United Action for Animals will be hosting a daylong free spay/neuter clinic for pets at the Phipps Classic Center, 286 East 156th St. Make an appointment by calling (212) 249-9178.

(And, as usual, click "Read More" for ongoing events)

Ongoing Events

Through February 6, 2010
Anthem: An All-American Dystopia. This exhibition explores an America within the crux of reforming a national identity; family, health, politics, urban crisis and decay, environmental issues, consumerism and globalization. Located at the Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street). For more info, visit http://www.bronxarts.org/lag.asp, or call (718) 518-6728.

Through February 6, 2010
Year Zero: Media-Makers Dialogues. Filmmakers pull back the curtain back on American life and reveal the reel deal about angst, love, technology, acculturation, and more through a borderless world view. Located at the Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street). For more info, visit http://www.bronxarts.org/lag.asp.

Through April 15, 2010
The New York Botanical Garden presents Ex Libris: Treasures From the LuEsther T. Mertz Library,
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Ross Gallery. For more info, visit http://www.nybg.org/library/.

Through April 15, 2010
The Bronx: Then and Now & Authors Night and Edgar Allan Poe – A Bicentennial Celebration will be held at the
Museum of Bronx History, 3266 Bainbridge Ave. (at 208th Street). To RSVP, call the Bronx County Historical Society at (718) 881-8900.

Monday through Friday, 3 to 6 p.m.
Free After-School Program: Mosholu Montefiore Community Center is accepting applications for its free Fort Independence after-school program, serving children grades K-6. For more info, call Israel Rosario, (646) 358-6096.

Wednesday, 9 to 11 a.m.
Job Fair - Promoting Specialized Care and Health (PSCH) For more information, call (718) 559-0576 or email resumes to Recruiter2@psch.org or by fax to (718) 358-6790

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Free Adult
ESL Classes PS 94, at 3530 Kings College Place. Registration is first-come, first-served. For more info, call Ms. Seminario, parent coordinator, at (347) 563-4772 or (718) 405-6345.

Thursdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Computer Classes at Williamsbridge Oval: The
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East. For more info, contact Albert Davis or Tuwanda Ruffin at (718) 654-1851.

Monday through Friday, 3 to 6 p.m.
Free After School Program and
Evening Teen Center: The Mosholu Montefiore Community Center at Tracey Towers, 40 W. Mosholu Pkwy. Open to children in the third through sixth grades. The free Teen Center is open for youth from 12 to 18, 6:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, call at (917) 482-5039.

Monday through Friday, 3 to 6 p.m.
Free After-School Program: Mosholu Montefiore Community Center is accepting applications for its free
Fort Independence after-school program, serving children grades K-6. For more info, call Israel Rosario, (646) 358-6096.

Free ESL and GED Classes, Middle School 80 at 149 E. Mosholu Pkwy. N. Applicants must be 21 years or older. For more information or to register, call (718) 405-6300.

Register for MMCC Classes- The
Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, 3450 DeKalb Ave. For more information, call (718) 882-4000 or visit www.mmcc.org .

Free computer classes at St. James Recreation Center,
2530 Jerome Ave. For more information, call Justin Young at (718) 367-3659.

Little League Registration: The Fordham Bedford Little League is currently accepting applications for interested boys and girls from ages 5 to 18. For more information, call Pete at (917) 645-9514 or visit www.fbllnet.org

After School Discovery Club, The Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, at
3450 DeKalb Ave., registration for grades K-6. For info on fees and financial aid eligibility, call Ruth Moore at (718) 944-3207.

US Census Bureau hiring full- and part-time for 2010. Hourly wages range from $14 - $20/hour. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. To apply, call (866) 861-2010, or call the Bronx Southeast Headquarters at (718) 679-9030. For more information, visit

NYPD Hiring School Safety Agents. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, be at least 21 years old, and be a
US citizen. They must meet physical, medical and psychological requirements, and pass a background test. The starting salary is $28,901. To file for the upcoming School Safety Agent Civil Service Examination, obtain an application from www.nyc.gov/examsforjobs.

NMCIR Immigration Assistance The Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights is offering immigration assistance to Bronxites with U.S. Citizenship, family petitions, and travel permits. Located at Refuge House,
2715 Bainbridge Ave., Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (718) 484-8294 or email info@NMCIR.org.

GED Classes Bronx Community College at 2155 University Ave. (West 181st Street), from Jan. 7, 2010 through March 2010. Space is limited. For more info or to register, call (718) 289-5834.

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