Weekly Calendar October 26 – November 1

Indy Staff Oct 26, 2011

4-7pm • Free
RALLY AND MARCH: HEALTHCARE FOR THE 99 PERCENT. Join the Occupy Wall Street encampment and health professional from around New York to demand an affordable, humane health care system in America.
Zuccotti Plaza, Broadway and Cedar St

2pm • Free
PROTEST: PUBLIC SPEAK-OUT AGAINST THE INJUSTICES OF THE SYRIAN REGIME. Join Columbia’s Arab students group (Turath), supporters and Syrian freedom groups in this rally intended to remind the international community that thousands of Syrians have lost their lives challenging the autocracy and corruption of the current regime
Butler Plaza, Broadway and W. 116th St

6:30-8:30pm • Free
ECO-BOOK DISCUSSION: BIRD ON FIRE. In his latest book Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World’s Least Sustainable City, scholar and journalist Andrew Ross (Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU) focuses on “eco-apartheid” in Phoenix, Arizona and other urban areas.
CUNY Grad Center, Room 9206/9207, 365 5th Ave

6:50-9:30pm • Free
RALLY: OCCUPY HARLEM. A call to Blacks, Latinos, and immigrants to occupy their communities against predatory investors, displacement, privatization, state repression and the corporate plutocracy.
St. Philip`s Church, 204 W 134th St
646-812-5188 •

8:45am-5:30pm • Free w Reg
CONFERENCE: BULLYING PREVENTION SUMMIT. This all day event will feature government officials, social networking websites and community leaders in a discussion about how to prevent bullying in the Asian American and Muslim American populations.
Hunter College, 695 Park Ave •

11am-4pm • Free
FARMER’S MARKET: HARVEST FESTIVAL Celebrate the end of harvest at the Weeksville’s Farmers Market, featuring canning and seed workshops, children’s cooking classes and a youth art show. Tours to the historical buildings and the Heritage Center, which focuses on preserving the history of free African American communities Brooklyn and beyond.
Weeksville Heritage Center, 1698 Bergen St, Bklyn
718-756-5250 •

1:30pm • Free
WALK: QUEENS INTERFAITH UNITY. Followers of all religions unite and march the neighborhood of Flushing, Queens, to promote and build trust among members of different  groups and faith traditions. Stops include the Sikh Center (presentation and refreshments), Masjid Hazrat Abu Bakr, Tzu Chi Foundation, the Temple Gates of Prayer and the Flushing Quaker Meeting House (refreshments).

8pm • $10
CONCERT: AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ. The New School Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra directed by Bobby Sanabria is playing at the Nuyorican Poets Café, the cultural landmark of the East Village.
236 East 3rd St
212-780-9386 •

12:30-1:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: HUMAN RIGHTS AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN MEXICO. Join Florencia Ruiz, for this brown-bag discussion about human rights violations in Mexico and the various efforts to challenge and prosecute those violations.
1219 International Affairs Building, 116th St and Amsterdam Ave

3:30pm • Free
RALLY: HAUNTED HOUSING MARCH AGAINST DISPLACEMENT. The East Harlem Anti-Displacement Task Force leads a Halloween March through the El Barrio neighborhood.
110th St and Lexington Ave
212-828-9800 •

5-6pm • Free
RALLY: OCCUPY WALL STREET NOT PALESTINE. Join local activists and Jews Say No for this rally to demand an end to Israeli government violence against Palestinians, the continuing embargo against Gaza and the occupation of Palestine.
96th St and Broadway, Subway Station Plaza

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