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Weekly Calendar, 7/9-7/14

Kristy Zhen Jul 11

SAT JULY 9
12:00pm-9pm • Free
BOOK SALE: SPECIAL USED BOOK SALE PART TWO.
Come to this two-day sale of the personal library of the late Bob Fitch, which was generously donated to Revolution Books. The collection contains books on labor and urban history, politics, and philosophy. To volunteer at this event contact Revolution Books.
146 W 26th St
revolutionbooksnyc.org • 212-691-3345

1:00pm-3:00pm • Free
TOUR: VEGAN WALKING TOUR OF PARK SLOPE.
Get to know the Park Slope neighborhood through the eyes of a vegan. Whether you’re newly interested in a plant-based diet, a long-time vegan who is looking to discover the neighborhood, this tour is for you.
Bartel-Pritchard Square in Prospect Park,15th St & Prospect Park West
farmsanctuary.org/farm/newyork

2pm • $6 Sugg/$10 Sugg
WORKSHOP: FROM FARM TO TABLE.
Families will tour the exhibit Moveable Feast: Fresh Produce and the NYC Green Cart Program to learn about how the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene provides underserved communities with fresh produce.
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue
212-534-1672 • mcny.org

6pm • Free
CONCERT: MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO & MUHSINAH.
Muhsinah challenges standards of mainstream hip-hop with daring and refreshing compositions. Ten-time Grammy nominee bassist Meshell Ndegeocello is known for her prolific songwriting and politically charged lyrics that uncompromisingly engage with themes such as race, gender, sex, and love.
1698 Bergen St, Bklyn
718-756-5250  • weeksvillesociety.org

SUN JULY 10
12:00pm-7pm • Free
BOOK SALE: SPECIAL USED BOOK SALE PART II.
Come to this two-day sale of the personal library of the late Bob Fitch that was generously donated to Revolution Books. The collection contains books on labor and urban history, politics, and philosophy. To volunteer at this event contact Revolution Books.
146 W 26th St
212-691-3345  •  revolutionbooksnyc.org

1:00pm-3:00pm • Free
GATHERING: VEGAN FOOD GIVEAWAY AT WHOLE EARTH BAKERY.
Vegan Revolution will distribute samples of vegan sandwiches and vegan pizza. Compassionate Choices leaflets and Vegetarian Starter Kits will also be handed out to the crowd outside of Whole Earth Bakery.
130 St Mark’s Place
214-609-4066  •  mercyforanimals.org

1:15pm Free
SCREENING: RESISTANCE CINEMA PRESENTS A WALK TO BEAUTIFUL.
This film depicts the lives of five Ethiopian women who suffer humiliation from their family and villages because they have obstetric fistula, a condition that is a result of failed childbirth due to poverty and inadequate healthcare. The women make their way to Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital to receive treatment and reclaim their lives.
Community Church of NYC, 28 E. 35th St. Gallery Room
russellbranca.com

TUE JULY 12
6pm • Free
LECTURE: THE FLEXIBILITY OF SIN: MURAL PAINTING AND SOCIAL MEANING IN PERU.
Ananda Cohen will be presenting on the tradition of mural painting in Peru and its importance in Catholic allegory and social critique.
Stephen A. Shwarzman Building South Court Auditorium, Fifth Ave and 42nd St.
212-930-0830 • nypl.org

7:00pm • Free
BOOK CLUB: FIRST TUESDAY POLITICAL SERIES: COUNTY.
Come to McNally Jackson bookstore to hear prominent Chicago physician David Ansell discuss his new book County, which documents deplorable working conditions and the indignities patients experienced at County Hospital.
52 Prince St
mcnallyjackson.com

THURS JULY 14
7:00pm-8:00pm • Free
DISCUSSION: NO NUKES! NO FRACKING!
Instead of calling for an end to nuclear power after the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant meltdown in Japan, US politicians have reacted by endorsing the expansion and growth of other environmentally destructive energy options such as hydrofracking, the refining of tar sands, mountain-top removal of coal, the expansion of off-shore drilling. Join Haymarket Book and the ISO in a discussion on how to build a mass movement against irresponsible and destructive energy.
16 Beaver St, 4th Floor
nycsocialist.org

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