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Community Calendar for June 10-28

The Indypendent Jun 9, 2006

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Community Calendar June 10-28
JUNE 8-22
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
FILM FESTIVAL
$10, $7 for FT students, $5 for seniors* All screenings at Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center • 165 West 65th btw Broadway and Amsterdam Aves. Schedule at www.hrw.org • 212 875- 5645 for tix and schedule. *Discount applies to Mon-Fri screenings before 6pm

SUN. JUNE 11
7:30 – 10:30pm • $10
BENEFIT: 4 REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE IN SOUTH DAKOTA
MC’d by Missile Dick Chicks Sparkle & Candy Can Special Guest: Jennifer Baumgardner.
Music by Amy Clarke, Video Clip of “Speak Out: I Had An Abortion” • Cattyshack, 249 4th Ave. (btw President & Carroll) • Brooklyn

MON. JUNE 12
7 – 9pm • FREE
FORUM: DEPLETED URANIUM – DESTROYING VETERANS & ENVIRONMENT
Frida Berrigan, Rev. Lucius Walker, and Sgt. Ray Ramos will speak out on the devastating effects of depleted uranium weapons. • 4450 Fieldston Rd. (at Manhattan College Pkwy) • The Bronx • 718 549-1601

TUES. JUNE 13
6 – 8pm • FREE
DISCUSSION: A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO FIGHTING HUNGER.
Join Jilly Stephens of City Harvest for a discussion on poor eating, poverty, hunger and poor health. • 12th Fl. Student Lounge, 75 Varick St.

WED. JUNE 14-17
9pm – TBA • $6-15
U B LAUGHING COMEDY COMPETITION
With Beverly Bonner and Emmitt Thrower, Audience and Industry professionals will be the judges. No drink minimum. • Wings Theater, 154 Christopher St. • 917 716- 6635

THURS. JUNE 15
12 – 2pm • FREE
FORUM: ON THE DISPOSABLE AMERICAN WORKER
: Demos welcomes New York Times economics writer Louis Uchitelle, author of the newly released book, The Disposable American: Layoffs and Their Consequences. • 220 5th Ave., 5th fl. • (212) 633-1405 x533

FRI. JUNE 16
6pm • FREE
CENTRAL PARK TRAFFIC CALMING
Join us at Columbus Circle as we use our bodies, bikes and mouths to slow down Central
Park traffic and reclaim the park for children, animals, cyclists, joggers. •See timesup. org or 212 802-8222

SAT. JUNE 17
12:30pm • FREE
OUTDOORS: SOUTH BRONX ENVIRONMENTAL TOUR
A leisurely tour of the South Bronx that includes beautiful natural wonders of the waterfront, community gardens and art, and historic places.
Sponsored by Times Up! • Meet at Brook Park, 141st & Brook Ave. • The Bronx

SUN. JUNE 18
1 – 2pm • FREE
BALLET FIESTA MEXICANA
Glorious dance and music plus gorgeous costumes. Performed to live mariachi music. A favorite with kids! • Thomson Hill Park/Noonan Playground on Greenpoint Ave. btw 42nd & 43rd Sts.

SAT. JUNE 24
5pm Sharp • FREE
THE DYKE MARCH
Join dykes, allies and the whole LGBTQ2SGNC crew. • Bryant Park at 42nd and 6th Ave.

ON-GOING ART
Open 12 – 5pm • Closed
Mon & Tues
ART: BROOKLYN WORKS, 400 YEARS OF MAKING A LIVING IN BROOKLYN • 128 Pierrepont St., at Clinton St. • Bklyn

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FREE EXHIBITION: PHOTOREALIST PAINTER DENIS JAMES PETERSON
focuses on genocides around the world, including Cambodia, Rwanda, Sudan, Ethiopia and Haiti. Darfur canvasses • Next Gallery, 75 Varick St. 12th Fl. • 212 343-1234

EVERY MONDAY
6:30pm • FREE
LADIES BICYCLE REPAIR NIGHT
Come learn the basics of bicycle repair from female mechanics at our workshop designed by and for women. No previous experience with bicycle repair required — or expected. • 49 East Houston (btw Mott and Mulberry)

EVERY TUESDAY
7pm • FREE
WEEKLY OPEN MEETINGS FOR THE INDYPENDENT
Don’t hate the media. Become the media! • 4 W. 43rd St., Rm. 311.

SAT. AUG. 5 & 12
1 – 5pm • by Donation
WORKSHOP: BASICS OF JOURNALISM
Looking to write, but aren’t sure how to get started? The Indypendent will hold a twopart journalism workshop at our office at 4 W. 43rd St., Rm. 311. No prior experience required. • For more info, indyjournalismworkshop@ yahoo.com or
212 221-0521.

PRIDE MONTH
Big fun, all month long. For a whole set of LGBT events go to www.gaycenter.org

THE INDYPENDENT has open weekly meetings TUESDAYS AT 7PM 4 West 43rd Street Room 311