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The Radical Calendar: Aug 11th through Sept. 1

Indypendent Staff Aug 10

notjunkNOT JUNK: Rick Jones of the Lower East Side Ecology Center surveys the pile of discarded electronic equipment to be recycled that the group collected from New York residents July 30. Get rid of your old and broken equipment at two upcoming recycling events in Williamsburg and Harlem. PHOTO: K. CYR

SUNDAYS IN AUG
3 – 7pm • Free
VOLUNTEER WORKDAYS: BIKE
RECYCLING. Time’s Up!, in collaboration with NYU’s Sustainable Task Force Sunday workdays will be devoted to fixing up abandoned bikes.
Time’s Up!, 49 E. Houston St.
times-up.org

SAT AUG 11
11:30am • Free
BOAT FLOTILLA: Protest the proposed Southwest Brooklyn Garbage Transfer station, by land and by water, on National Marina Day. Boaters will travel along Gravesend Bay towards the Verrazano Bridge and those on land will be at Bay Pkwy and Gravesend Bay at the Bensonhurst Promenade, Bklyn. Organized by the office of Assembly Member William Colton and endorsed by the Brooklyn Greens.
718-236-1598

AUG 11 – 13

10am – 4pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 7pm Mon
ELECTRONICS RECYCLING: Don’t contribute to landfills! Bring your old & broken equipment (computers/TVs/cell phones) to Bedford Ave, btw N 11th St & N 12th St, Bklyn.
lesecologycenter.org • 212-477-4022

SUN AUG 12

7pm • Free
PERFORMANCE: MUCCA PAZZA, a 30-piece punk marching band will march from McCarren Park Pool (Bedford Ave & N 12th St.) to Sound Fix (110 Bedford Ave), Bklyn .
718-388-8090 • soundfixrecord.org

TUE AUG 14
7:30pm • Free
FILM SCREENING: “GHOSTS OF ABU
GHRAIB” sponsored by Bay Ridge
Neighbors for Peace. Bay Ridge United Methodist Church, Fourth Ave & Ovington Ave
718-745-6395 • bayridgepeace.org

WED AUG 15

7pm • Free
READING: WHIPPING GIRL: A TRANSSEXUAL WOMAN ON SEXISM & THE SCAPEGOATING OF FEMININITY with author, transgender activist and biology researcher Julia Serano. Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

THU AUG 16
7:30pm • $6-15 suggested donation
FILM/PERFORMANCE: ¿QUIÉN BAILA AQUÍ? Full length documentary on Cuban Rumba followed by discussion with director Elio Ruiz and a live Rumba performance.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

FRI AUG 17
7:30pm • $6-15 suggested donation
FILM/DISCUSSION: MARCUS GARVEY: LOOK FOR ME IN THE WHIRLWIND.
A comprehensive documentary on the leader, being screened on his birthday.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

SAT AUG 18
12pm • Free
MARCH/RALLY: “WASHINGTON HEIGHTS SAYS NO TO WAR.” People will unite to bring the troops home and push for healthcare, housing and education funding. March departs from 184th St & Ft. Washington with a closing rally at Highbridge Park.
212-928-7591
washingtonheightsnowar@gmail.com

SUN AUG 19
2pm – dusk • Free
PERFORMANCE: THE (re)CYCLE PLAYS.
A series of short performances in diverse media with social and environmental themes. Sponsored by Confluence Theatre Company.
Rainey Park in Astoria, Queens
info@recycleplays.com

TUE AUG 21
7 – 9pm • Free
FILM/DISCUSSION: MALAYANG LOLA (GRANDMOTHERS OF FREEDOM).
About the surviving Filipina comfort women of WWII. Q&A plus snacks. Sponsored by Filipinas for Rights & Empowerment.
IAC, 55 W 17th St, 5th Fl
201-790-0995 • firenyc.org

WED & THU AUG 22 & 23
Time TBA • Free
TEACH-IN/MEMORIAL: The 80th Anniversary of the execution of Italian anarchists Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti. Sponsored by the Libertarian Book Club. Teach-in Aug 22 at St.
Joseph’s Church, Sixth Ave at W 4th St.
Memorial on Aug 23 at Union Sq.
laursene@earthlink.net

AUG 25-27
10am – 4pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 7pm Mon
ELECTRONICS RECYCLING: Don’t
contribute to landfills! Bring your old
& broken equipment (computers/
TVs/cell phones) to Harlem Children’s
Zone Promise Academy, north side of
125th St, east of Madison Ave.
lesecologycenter.org • 212-477-4022

MON AUG 27
7pm • Free
READING: I HEAR YOU CRY: WOMEN IN PRISON. Veronica A. Shaffer will read from her book discussing experiences as a teacher of a wellness program in a women’s prison where she worked to empower women mentally and physically via meditation and yoga.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

SUN SEP 2
8pm – 4am • $10 donation
$20 all you can drink + milkshakes
BENEFIT: “MILKSHAKES & ICE CREAM PARTY III” to support Left Turn magazine with cultural performances & open bar from 8pm-midnight and after party dance revolution until 4am.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

Next Issue: August 31.