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Brownstones Ballot Boxes Suffrage Tour

at Archive on Parade - Brooklyn Heights 158 Hicks St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Meet the badass Brooklynites who brought us the ballot. Behind the stately facades of Brooklyn Heights’ most gracious brownstones lies the history of firebrand feminism! The wise “women of Brooklyn” were doctors, lawyers, educators and orators who made some of the foremost contributions to the Suffrage movement. Join us for a walk through their...

Saturday Dec 21st, 2:30pm - 4pm

The Gorgeous Mess that is the American Christmas Media

at Think Olio

The Gorgeous Mess that is the American Christmas Media Experience Have you ever seen the Radio City Christmas Show with the Rockettes? Actual SHOWGIRLS?!?? It is deeply insane. Watch clips from the show with us on a projector in a cozy living room and follow us down the rabbit hole, discussing how it encapsulates all of America in a deeply paradoxical...

Friday Dec 20th, 7pm - 8:30pm

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2020 Vision: Predictions for the New Year

at New York Open Center - Flatiron 22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Everything that has happened in 2019 has set us up for the shift in consciousness that is underway. In the upcoming days, we will see the manifestation of that transformation, as many visionaries have predicted. This will be a landmark year, a time of personal, national, and planetary upheavals.  Some of the finest astrologers and prophets from...

Friday Jan 3rd, 7pm - 9pm

Legal Literacy 101: Courts

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

This class will give you an overview of the court systems in the United States, including what kinds of cases go to what kinds of courts, and how a case can end up at the United States Supreme Court.   We’ll also look at when and how a person or group of people can use the courts to challenge a law or practice that they believe...

Thursday Jan 9th, 6:30pm - 8pm

Great Decisions 2020

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Join the longest-running informal foreign affairs discussion program in the country. Increase your awareness and understanding of timely, thought-provoking foreign policy issues involving the US. Each week another thematic/geographic issue is placed in its historical context. Topics are: Climate Change and the Global Order India and Pakistan Red...

Tuesday Jan 21st, 7pm - 8:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$250

8 sessions

The Data We Don't See

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Today, data are everywhere. But what do data really mean, and how can we extract real value from them in our daily lives?  In this illustrated talk, information designer Giorgia Lupi will discuss our new data reality and “data humanism,” her unique philosophy for understanding and working with data. Surveying her diverse work over the last...

Thursday Feb 13th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Getting Out the Census: Counting New Yorkers in 2020

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

It’s almost time to “Get Out the Census” and the stakes could not be higher for New York City in terms of federal funding and electoral representation. What are government, community and civic leaders doing to ensure that every single resident of New York City is properly counted in April 2020? Despite the political controversies...

Thursday Jan 23rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Who We Were: Racial & Ethnic Identity Through ...

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem 1220 5th Ave , New York, New York 10029

Who We Were: Racial and Ethnic Identity Through the Census This discussion will examine the fraught and often contested process by which the Census has historically constructed American racial and ethnic identity.  From the first use of “Hispanic” on the 1970 Census, to the option, only recently added, to check multiple identifying...

Tuesday Mar 10th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Utopia

at Think Olio

Why does the future look so bleak? And what does that have to do with the state of our individual and collective mental health? Much of the dialogue in this Olio will be about our own state of mental and emotional affairs. History is a collection of traumatic events that have been scripted in human blood and mortality and we have all been dropped...

Sunday Dec 29th, 3pm - 4:30pm

Landscape Design History

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of gardens and landscapes, including corporate and public spaces, through visual presentations, assigned readings, projects, and classroom discussion. Landscape designs will be considered...

Monday Jan 13th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm

  (9 sessions)
$655

9 sessions

Psychedelic Mushrooms

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

Discover the power, the allure, and the science of psychedelic mushrooms. Food journalist and former president of the New York Mycological Society, Eugenia Bone, author of Mycophilia, will discuss the biology of these potent fungi, their cultural history, and contemporary use and regulation in the U.S., as well as the efforts underway to decriminalize...

Monday Feb 24th, 6:30pm - 8pm

Introduction to Healthcare Design

at Pratt Institute - West Village 144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Introduction to Healthcare Design - Best Practices, and the Evidence-based Design Process Healthcare Design is one of the fastest growing and most important fields in design and construction today, and will be even more critical moving into the future. The design of healthcare facilities has been found to significantly impact patient health, employee...

Saturday Apr 18th, 9am - 4:55pm

Perspectives on Sexuality, Sexual Abuse, and Healing

at One Spirit Learning Alliance - Midtown 247 W 36th St 6th Fl, New York, New York 10018

Perspectives on Sexuality, Sexual Abuse, and Healing in the Age of #MeToo The founder of the "Me Too" movement, Tarana Burke, has said that our society needs a shift in order to disrupt sexual violence. A key component of that shift is the support of our religious institutions. We need to ask important questions such as: What role do our religious...

Saturday Feb 22nd, 9:30am - 5pm

Shorinji Kempo for Students (21 years old and above)

at Shorinji Kempo NYC - Lower East Side 64 E 4th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10003

You will learn the Shorinji Kempo techniques that are rationally designed to exploit the principles of body mechanics, physiology, and psychology so that anyone can do them. Shorinji Kempo is a method of self-defense that anyone, regardless of gender or age, can learn. The syllabus of Shorinji Kempo is divided into two main parts: Goho (hard system)...

Saturday Jan 4th, 10am - 12:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$100

4 sessions

Shorinji Kempo for Students (under 21 years old)

at Shorinji Kempo NYC - Lower East Side 64 E 4th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10003

You will learn the Shorinji Kempo techniques that are rationally designed to exploit the principles of body mechanics, physiology, and psychology so that anyone can do them. Shorinji Kempo is a method of self-defense that anyone, regardless of gender or age, can learn. The syllabus of Shorinji Kempo is divided into two main parts: Goho (hard system)...

Saturday Jan 4th, 10am - 12:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$80

4 sessions

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