SAT MARCH 24
10am-4pm • Free
ACTION: ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING EVENT IN PARK SLOPE. The Lower East Side Ecology Center will host an electronic waste recycling event in an effort to make recycling your unwanted or broken electronics simpler. They do not accept home appliances, and a list of acceptable materials can be found here.
Lower East Side Ecology Center, 5th Avenue & 4th St, Bklyn
212-477-4022 • lesecologycenter.org
SUN MARCH 25
7pm • Free
READING: NELSON, TIMMERMAN, AND SALLEH: LIFE WITHOUT MONEY. Authors Anitra Nelson, Frans Timmerman, and Ariel Salleh will speak about their book Life Without Money: Building Fair and Sustainable Economies. The book features work by a collection of scholar-activists who present their arguments against our money-based system's ability to prevent environmental disaster and offer alternatives.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com
TUE MARCH 27
11am-5pm · $3 Sugg
EXHIBIT: FORECLOSED: DOCUMENTS FROM THE AMERICAN HOUSING CRISIS. The collection takes a look at the aftermath of the housing bubble as artists and documentarians depict its rise in 2006 to the current effects. The collection takes a look at the ruins of rich and poor neighborhoods and what it now means to live the American Dream. Aptly held at the Alice Austen House, Austen was a wealthy photographer in the early 20th century who lost everything during the Great Depression. The show runs through June 8.
Alice Austen House, 12 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island
718-816-4506 · aliceausten.org
6:30pm • $10
LECTURE: PUBLIC MARKETS: TALK AND TASTINGS WITH ROBEST LAVALVA, ANNE SAXELBY, AND SUZANNE WASSERMAN. Robert LaValva, Anne Saxelby, and Suzanne Wasserman will give a talk on the evolution of food markets, from public markets to supermarkets. The event will be hosted by Jane Ziegelman, the director of the Tenement Museum's culinary center, and will include a tasting.
Tenement Museum, 103 Orchard St
212-982-8420 • tenement.org
6:30-8:30pm · $5 Sugg
EXHIBIT: SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY: ARTISTS OF EAST HARLEM. View the works of emerging and established East Harlem artists as they portray their experiences in the community. Stay for the dialogue between the artists and curator as they offer their perspectives on East Harlem.
WED MARCH 28
6-8pm · Free
WORKSHOP: MILLIONTREESNYC TREE CARE WORKSHOP. Over 500,000 trees have been planted since the inception of the MillionTreesNYC campaign. Hosted by the Citizens Committee of NYC, participants will learn more about the project, how to identify trees in New York City and basic tree care. Free stewardship tools will be provided. Registration required by visiting the link below.
Bronx Public Library, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx
212-989-0909 · nycgovparks.org/milliontrees/
THU MARCH 29
7:30pm • $6/$10/$15 Sliding scale
FORUM: MILITANCY, MALE SUPREMACY, AND LEADERSHIP WITHIN THE 99%. Mark Rudd, Michael Strom, and the Challenging Male Supremacy Project will lead a discussion on male supremacy in the Occupy movement and the relationship between militancy, feminism, and leadership development. The panelists will share their own experiences and discuss how diversity can both strengthen and weaken movements.
The Brecht Forum, 415 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org
FRI MARCH 30
11am-6pm · $10 general admission, $6 students and seniors
EXHIBIT: QUESTION BRIDGE: BLACK MALES. Four collaborating artists traveled the country collecting stories, thoughts and opinions of black men representing their many economic, generational, and geographical backgrounds. The video installation features footage edited as if the men were in live dialogue with each other. Runs through June 3.
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy. Bklyn
718-638-5000 · brooklynmuseum.org
9am-9pm · Free
DONATION: DYOS (DONATE YOUR OLD SHOES). Drop off the shoes you no longer use. The DYOS organization collects shoes for those who need them. They have a depot set up at Thomas Jefferson Park. Last day of collections.
Thomas Jefferson Park Recreation Center, 2180 1st Ave
212-860-1383 · nycgovparks.org/parks/