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Friday, September 6

TriBeCa Cinemas Presents Premiere Screening of “Daywalking”

TriBeCa Cinemas, 54 Varick Street 7:30 PM- 11:30 PM, free
“Daywalking” follows a man into his subconscious mind, delving into his imagination as he is inspired by his urban surroundings. Choreographed by Gregory Dolbashian, the dancers from The DASH Ensemble are an army in all black as they dominate the pavement.
Info: 212-941-2001

Saturday, September 7

Greenwich Village Walk

5th Ave @ Washington Square North, 11 AM, from $28.00
See New York’s first free medical clinic, a former execution ground, the site of the Sanford White murder trial and where literary luminaries such as James Fenimore Cooper, Louisa May Alcott, Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, Washington Irving and Edna St. Vincent Millay lived and worked.
Info: www.92y.org

Pillowcase Workshop

195 Chrystie Street #402, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM, $100
Learn the basics of home decor sewing. Whether you are a beginner, someone looking for a basic refresher class or just can’t commit to a lengthy class schedule, this class is for you. Open to all skill levels. Beginner sewing machine experience required.
Info: info@makeworkshop.com

Sunday, September 8

Adopt-a-Palooza

Union Square Park (north end), 12 – 5 PM
The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, in partnership with the Petco Foundation, is holding a family event with over 300 adoptable dogs, cats and bunnies. The event also includes a free Kids Korner with face painting, balloon sculptures, temporary tattoos, and caricature drawings.
A special emergency preparedness clinic will offer low-cost ($25) microchipping for cats and dogs; dog licensing for only $8.50 ($34 for animals that have not been spayed/neutered); free pet ID tags, and information about how pet owners can prepare for the unexpected.
Info: 212-575-4545, www.animalalliancenyc.orgAdopt a Palooza

Fulton Street Follies

On Fulton St. from Water-Gold St., 10 AM-6 PM, free
Features over 300 local and authentic, ethnic foods, art, craft, antique, jewelry and merchandise exhibitors.
Contact info: 212-809-4900, www.nycstreetfairs.com

Brooklyn Bridge and Beyond

South End, City Hall Park, 11 AM, from $28.00
Start in downtown Manhattan and take a tour that leads over the Brooklyn Bridge. Explore DUMBO, where you may enjoy lunch. Bring water; wear comfortable shoes. This tour is approximately 2 hours long. Meet at the south end of City Hall Park at the fountain.
Info: www.92y.org

Monday, September 9

Skip the Tailor: Simple Alterations Session 136

195 Chrystie street #402, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM, $80
Tired of paying a tailor 20 bucks to shorten your skirts and pants? Learn some tailoring basics including hemming (both by hand and on the machine), and how to make simple hand sewing repairs such as sewing on buttons or fixing torn seams. Noo sewing experience necessary. Includes all supplies.
Info: info@makeworkshop.com
Michael Showalter “Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too: A Guidebook for Men and Their Cats”

97 Warren Street, 6:00 PM, free
Comedian, actor and writer Michael Showalter will discuss and sign his new book Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too.
Info: 212-587-5389
Tuesday, September 10

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

22 East 30th Street, 8 PM-10 PM, free intro, 8 sessions (Members $325/ Nonmembers $345)
The course practices tools for living: the body scan, sitting meditation, mindful yoga and walking meditation. “Discover how living in the moment, with awareness and curiosity, can open your life and fill it with peace and wonder.”
Info: 212-219-2527, info@opencenter.org

The Good Vibes Summer Tour 2013

Rumsey Playfield, mid-Central Park off of Fifth Avenue at 69th Street, Doors 5 PM / Concert 6 PM, $45
Rebelution announces Summer Amphitheater Tour: “The Good Vibes Summer Tour”, with Matisyahu, Collie Buddz and Zion-I. California based band Rebelution continues their touring schedule by announcing another headlining tour around the United States.
More at: http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/summerstage/rumsey-playfield-events/#sthash.tlLmtVuZ.dpuf

Wednesday, September 11

Reiki Circle (Meditation Practice)

22 East 30th Street, 6:30 PM–7:30PM, $15
1 hour of meditation practice with Reiju (Attunement) or mini-chair sessions. Please note you can pre-register and pay online or come on the day of the circle and pay in person.
Info: 212-219-2527 ext. 100

Billy Crystal “Still Foolin’ ‘Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?”

Barnes & Noble, 33 East 17th Street, 7:00 PM, free
Billy Christal will speak on his book, which includes hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America’s favorite comedians as he turns 65, and a look back at a remarkable career. He outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old, from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half your meal on your shirt.
Info: 212-253-0810Billy Crystal reading
Thursday, September 12

Food as Medicine: Healing with Whole Foods, Herbs and Medicinal Mushrooms

22 East 30th Street, 8 PM-10 PM, 3 sessions, Members $100 / Nonmembers: $115.
This class will teach you how to use herbs, whole foods and medicinal mushrooms to build and balance life-force energy, regenerate internal organs, strengthen immune systems, and prevent disease. The topics covered will include: food cures for common ailments such as digestive and immune system disorders, respiratory and cardiovascular problems, allergies, pain management, etc.
Info: 212-219-2527 ext. 100.

Speed Dating: Asian Singles

Company Bar & Grill, 242 East 10th Street, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, $35
Recommended Ages Women 21 – 35, Men 23 – 38
This speed dating event is for Asian single professionals. They expect around 10 men and 10 women to participate, and each date will be for 5 minutes. You will get your match results the next day.
Contact Info: 800-748-1520

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