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WHITE TRUFFLE
FESTIVAL

Truffle cooking demonstrations
hosted by NYC chefs; Italian Culinary Center, 230 5th Ave., Su. 1100 (betw.
26th & 27th St.), res. req. 725-8764 ext.25; 7-9:30, $150 [repeats 10/21].


Thursday
10/21


BLOOD PRESSURE
SCREENINGS

Free screenings at
Cabrini East Village, 101 E. 4th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), res. req.
995-7017, 9 a.m.-11, free.


NYC JOB FAIR
Madison Sq. Garden,
7th Ave. (betw. 33rd & 32nd Sts.), 800-360-FAIR; 10-6.


TASTINGS ‘99
The View’s Star Jones hosts
culinary gala to benefit Momentum AIDS Project; The Toy Center, 200 5th Ave.
(23rd St.), 691-8100 ext.309; 7-11, $150 min. contrib.


Friday
10/22


CONVERSATIONAL
SPANISH GROUP

Weekly meetings held
near NYU; 397-0949 for info; 6.


MARCH ON CITY
HALL

"National day
of protest to stop police brutality, repression & the criminalization of
a generation;" meet at Union Sq. (14th St. & B’way), 888-NOBRUTALITY,
6.


ROLLERJAM
TRYOUTS

Talented in-line skaters
needed for TNN’s Rollerjam series, their version of rollerderby;
Chelsea Piers, W. 23rd St. (12th Ave.), 916-1041 for info; Fri. 1-4.


SINGLES UPBEAT
SOIREE

Introductions, buffet,
conversation & drinks; Penthouse at Sutton Pl. Suites, 300 E. 58th St. (betw.
1st & 2nd Aves.), 718-875-3878 res. req.; 9:30, $38 [repeats 10/23].


Saturday
10/23


ANTI-HUNGER
ART FEST & FOOD DRIVE

Donate non-perishables
or view free exhibit during "National Make a Difference Day;" Trinity
Lower E. Side Lutheran Parish, 602 E. 9th St. (Ave. B), 726-1875; 10-5, free.


BENEFIT FOR
MUMIA ABU-JAMAL

People’s Voice
Cafe, 133 W. 4th St. (betw. 6th Ave & MacDougal St.), 718-787-3903; 8.


GIRLY SAMPLE
& OVERSTOCK SALE

Designer lingerie
for all your needs (& wants) at discounted prices; 22 E. 17th St. (betw.
B’way & 5th Ave.), 463-9399; 11-5 [repeats 10/24].


GODDESSES
Parties for big, beautiful
women & men, & the men & women who love them; China Cafe, 205 Pearl
St. (Maiden Lane), 718-456-9119; 9-3, $20.


THE LESBIAN
HISTORY ARCHIVES’ 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Gala with performances
by authors & musicians incl. Dorothy Allison, Cheryl Clarke, Alix Dobkin,
Nedra Johnson & Gretchen Phillips; Pace Theater at Pace University, Spruce
St. (betw. Park Row & Gold St.), 718-768-DYKE; 7:30, $20-$50 contrib.


RECORDS FLEA
MARKET

Thousands of LPs,
45s, 78s & v-discs; 155 W. 72nd St. (B’way), 579-0689; 10-2, free.


Sunday
10/24


GREENPOINT
RIVERFRONT ARTISTS

Open studio tours;
70 Commercial St. (Manhattan Ave.), Brooklyn, 718-383-2466; 12-6, free.


HEALTH FAIR
DAY

U.S. Surgeon General,
Dr. David Satcher, speaks on health issues; health screenings & workshops
incl. alternative medicine & bodywork; Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Dr.
(122nd St.), 870-6704; 10:45, free.


ISRAELI FOLK
DANCING

Rikuday Dor Rishon
hosts traditional dancing at Bridge for Dance, 2726 B’way (104th St.),
620-0535; 8, $5.


Monday
10/25


ALTOIDS CURIOUS
STRONG ART EXHIBITION

Twenty-five new contemporary
works spanning 17 storefronts on Elizabeth, Prince & Mott Sts. exhibited,
with opening reception at Elizabeth St. Garden, 207 Elizabeth St. (betw. Prince
& Spring Sts.), 679-6600 ext.205; 6-9, free.


COUNTRY LINE
DANCE

Lessons & music
by Pure Country & Tennessee Mountain; 121 W. 45th St. (betw. 6th Ave. &
B’way), 869-4545; 6:30, $10.


FRIENDLY FRENCH
CONVERSATION GROUP

Moderate & advanced
French speakers gather to read & chat; 54 Carmine St. (betw. Bedford &
Bleecker Sts.), 914-776-7723; 7, free.


Tuesday
10/26


ABSOLUT AFRICA
Benefit fashion show
for Fashion Outreach feat. Absolut-inspired art by African designers, Puck Bldg.,
295 Lafayette St. (Houston St.), 252-3571; $200.


AUTO-FREE NEW
YORK

"The case for
an auto-free 42nd St. with Light Rail transit;" Transportations Alternatives
Conference Room, 115 W. 30th St., rm. 1207 (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 475-3394;
6-8, free.


WHITE TRUFFLE
FESTIVAL

Truffle cooking demonstrations
hosted by NYC chefs; Italian Culinary Center, 230 5th Ave., Su. 1100 (betw.
26th & 27th St.), res. req. 725-8764 ext.25; 7-9:30, $150 [repeats 10/27
& 10/28].


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