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Chancellor’s Day: Water Ways

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 Fifth Ave At 103rd St, New York, New York 10029

From pre-colonial times to today, water has shaped the city’s history. In partnership with the Department of Environmental Protection, join us for a day examining the history of water and learn how it has impacted the city’s growth. What to Expect: Interactive opening discussion in Central Park Outdoor scavenger hunt Curator-led gallery...

Thursday Jun 8th, 9am


Essential Oils to Help Manage Chronic Pain

at NY Institute of Aromatherapy - East Village
530 E 13th St, New York, New York 10009

Chronic pain consumes approximately $70 billion per year and affects some 80 million Americans.  Aromatherapy and plant medicine has been used throughout history as an approach to pain management. Essential oils enhance the nervous system response through the effects of touch and smell, encouraging relaxation at a deep level, and relaxation has...

Friday Jun 9th, 10am


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LES / East Village Pizza Walk

at Scott's Pizza Tours - East Village
Meets in East Village / Lower East Side Meeting place to be provided thru email, New York, New York 10003

Explore the pizza-dense East Village and Lower East Side as you hit three unique pizzerias on this 2.5 hour tour. You’ll see century-old brick ovens and classic slice joints that will fill your belly with deliciousness and your mind with pizza knowledge. New York pizza has reached mythical status in a relatively short period of time. Find out why...

Sunday May 14th, 4:30pm

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Resume Writing Workshop

at Wagner College Lifelong Learning - Grymes Hill
1 Campus Rd, Staten Island, New York 10301

Create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. This workshop will lead you through a self-assessment series so you will have extensive knowledge about the product you are marketing YOU! Learn different resume formats and the advantages and disadvantages of each....


6 sessions

Wednesday May 17th, 12am


Academic Vocabulary

at Baruch College - CAPS

This course is designed for those preparing for university, graduate school, and standardized exams, such as the iBT TOEFL and GMAT.  In this course, students learn new academic vocabulary related to business, economics, psychology, the US education system, science, history, and more. Practice exercises are challenging and interactive, providing...


14 sessions

Tuesday Jun 27th, 12:30pm


The Feminist Storytelling Movement in True Crime

at Think Olio - Union Square
828 Broadway, New York, New York 10003

In the essay, "The Laugh of the Medusa", the French philosopher Hélène Cixous tells us, "Woman must put herself into the text – as into the world and into history – by her own movement.” Every week, the two female hosts of the podcast “My Favorite Murder” recount stories of murders both famous and obscure to each other, and conclude...

Friday May 19th, 7pm


The Evolution of a Neighborhood Tour of the East

at SusanSez NYC Walkabouts - East Village
St Marks Pl & 2nd Ave 39 St Mark Inc., New York, New York 10003

NYC neighborhoods are always evolving - it's part of what makes the city so fascinating. Manhattan's East Village is a perfect example of this evolution; from German, Irish immigrant communities, to wealthy landowners, to trend-setting hipsters. Experience the diversity in history, culture, and of course cuisine!  From Peter Stuveysant’s “bouwerie”...


Sunday May 21st, 11am

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Day Sail to Statue of Liberty on America 2.0

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea
12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

Offering a premium sailing experience, the Schooner America 2.0 is the newest, largest, most elegant ship designed for our fleet. Added to our fleet in 2011, the America 2.0 provides the most exceptional day sailing one can find in New York Harbor. Her design is influenced by the style of the late 1800s but incorporates technology of the 21st century,...

Saturday May 27th, 1:30pm

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Zoning Analysis and Land Use in NYC

at Baruch College - CAPS

This course reviews the history of zoning regulations, and how they impact NYC today.  Issues of particular concern to the various communities will be discussed, including land use regulations, building requirements, and preservation. Green building technology and taxes will also be examined. Note: Classroom location listings are also posted...


4 sessions

Monday Aug 14th, 6pm


Prep School A

at School for the Dogs - East Village
155 E 2nd St, New York, New York 10009

Teach your dog several basic behaviors essential to surviving in NYC and gain training skills that will help you both outside of the classroom! In this urban-focused version of our basic manners class, you’ll learn how to improve your dog’s behavior around the home and on busy New York City streets. This class focuses on building skills learned...


7 sessions

Saturday May 27th, 2:30pm

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Botanical Perfumery: A Two Day Intensive

at NY Institute of Aromatherapy - East Village
530 E 13th St, New York, New York 10009

Take a journey into the world of botanical perfumery with this two day intensive. Learn everything from the history and terms to accord compositions. Leave with vials of your own creation! Customized handbook created by LABdk includes: Many forms used to educate concepts of perfumery, record keeping, scent evaluation / categorization, perfume brief...


2 sessions

Wednesday Jul 26th, 9:30am


Botanical Latin I

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Botanical Latin is essential for anyone with a serious interest in identifying plants. But, contrary to popular belief, mastering Latin plant names need not be intimidating or boring. Review the rules of taxonomy, Latin grammar and pronunciation, and learn the history of the binomial system in use today. After this engaging class you will be well prepared...


4 sessions

Tuesday Sep 12th, 10:30am


Hand-dyeing – Basic Shibori Techniques

at Divine NY & Co. - Murray Hill
5 Tudor City Pl, New York, New York 10017

In this workshop, we’ll work with indigo dye and learn basic shibori techniques to create patterns and dye fabric. Shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that involves folding and manipulating the fabric before submerging it in a dyeing it in indigo dye. Bring a white t-shirt or blank home accessory item that you would like to dye. We’ll spend...

Sunday Aug 6th, 12pm


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AIANY Industrial Waterway Tour to Freshkills Park

at Classic Harbor Line - Chelsea
12th Ave Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York, New York 10011

Cruise on the vibrant waterways of the Kill Van Kull and the Arthur Kill and into the heart of Freshkills Park in Staten Island on one of our luxury yachts. The AIANY & Freshkills Park planners host this special Classic Harbor Line tour; the only public water tour into the Freshkills waterway. Officially closed in 2001, Freshkills Park is the...

Sunday Jul 23rd, 10:15am

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Autobiographical Cartoons

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Explore the world of autobiographical comics and create panel-to-panel visual narratives based on your experiences, adventures, family histories and dreams. Study the works of artists like Robert Crumb, Harvey Pekar, Carol Tyler and Art Spiegelman, who are known for illustrating their daily lives. Learn the fundamentals of comics; structure, composition...


5 sessions

Saturday Jun 17th, 10:30am