SAT AUG 26
11am – 4pm • FREE
EVENT: 1ST ANNUAL NYC FESTIVAL FOR GENDER EQUALITY. Public event for education, networking, resource sharing, community interaction & arts & recreation, featuring arts organizations, service groups, youth organizations, school & nonprofits from throughout NYC. Sponsor: Girls for Gender Equity. Von King Park Cultural Center Corner of Tompkins Ave & Lafayette St, Bklyn. 718-857-1393 • firstname.lastname@example.org
TUE AUGUST 29
7pm • $5 suggested
PERFORMANCE: WOMEN’S POETRY JAM & WOMEN’S OPEN MIC. W/Leslie
Feinberg & An Xiao. Hosted by Vittoria Repetto. Open mic sign-up starts at 7 pm. Bluestockings, 172 Allen St.• 212-777-6028, myspace.com/bluestockingsnyc & bluestockings.com
7 – 9am
ACTION: ENCAMPMENT TO DEFEND NUEVA ESPERANZA COMMUNITY GARDEN & over 20 other endangered community gardens in East Harlem. Encampment began 2nd week of 5/06.
110th St. & 5th Ave. Al: 914-652-1435, Aresh: 917-518-9987.
More info: 917-518-9987 & moregardens.org
Every 3rd Mon of every month
7 – 9pm • Donations optional
PUBLIC SPEAKING WORKSHOP. BECOME A MORE EFFECTIVE & PERSUASIVE ACTIVIST BY IMPROVING YOUR PUBLIC SPEAKING. All progressive activists are welcome. Sponsor: Greenspeakers Toastmasters club. Green Party Office: 139 Fulton St, rm. 215; RSVP to 718-715-1148 or
email@example.com or greenspeakers.org/rsvp.cgi. 212-240-0501, 718-715-1148, greenspeakers.org
Noon – 2pm • FREE
VIGIL: STOP THE GENOCIDE IN DARFUR, SUDAN. The Sudanese government has been waging a campaign of destruction against targeted African communities since 2003. Participants give witness to the ongoing genocide & call on the US to work for a resolution at the UN authorizing
a UN peacekeeping force in Darfur w/a mandate to protect civilians. Sponsor: Africa Action. US Mission to the UN, 140 E. 45th St. Info: Helga Moor, firstname.lastname@example.org & africaaction.org/campaign_new/darfur.php
5 – 8pm
FROM BOOKS THRU BARS Packing sessions at ABC No Rio.
156 Rivington St.
has open meetings every Tuesday at 7pm
4 West 43rd St., room 311.