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Botanical Latin

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.  Required Texts: Stearn's Dictionary of...

$279

4 sessions

Tuesday Sep 12th, 10:30am

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Social Justice and Feminist Movements for Health

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1216 5th Ave, New York, New York 10029

More than Medicine: Social Justice and Feminist Movements for Health As the final program in our series, Who Controls Women’s Health? A Century of Struggle, historian Jennifer Nelson, author of More than Medicine: A History of the Feminist Women’s Health Movement, will share how feminists from the 1970s to the ‘90s applied...

Free

Thursday Oct 5th, 6:30pm

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Intro to Capoeira

at RB Capoeira Brooklyn - Park Slope
316 7th St 2nd Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Our goal is to make you feel comfortable & give you the proper foundation for entering our ongoing classes. The Intro to Capoeira Series will introduce you to the art of Capoeira: an exciting and original workout that come from the unlikely combination of martial arts, dance, acrobatics and music. Capoeira is not only a form of exercise, it is...

$150

5 sessions

Thursday Aug 24th, 6:30pm

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Intro to Aquaponics

at Oko Farms - Williamsburg
104 Moore St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

Have fun getting your hands dirty at NYC's only outdoor aquaponics farm and education center located in Brooklyn, NY. Learn how to grow vegetables, and freshwater fish in a recirculating eco-system. This workshop will be led by our farm manager who has a near decade experience as both a farmer and educator.  In this 3 hour...

Saturday Aug 26th, 10am

Introduction to Sustainablity

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea
227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Students will leave this class with in-depth knowledge of the history of sustainability and be up to date on the most current sustainability thinking (including the understanding that such knowledge is ever-evolving). Both practical and conceptual issues will be discussed with the goal of developing sustainable practices in our daily and professional...

$135

4 sessions

Tuesday Sep 5th, 6pm

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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,...

Sunday Aug 20th, 4pm

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Day Sail to Statue of Liberty on America 2.0(Ages 3-14)

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,...

Sunday Aug 20th, 4pm

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Fencing for Adult Beginners

at Brooklyn Fencing Center - Gowanus
600 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Fencing is a unique sport, rich in history, that offers something for everyone! It challenges you mentally and physically in a way that few pastimes can. Tired of those boring stretches on the treadmill? Try fencing! It's a great workout that challenges your mind, too. And yes, adults can compete: there are even specific divisions for fencers 40-plus,...

Tuesday Aug 22nd, 7:30pm

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Natural Perfume Blending Part One

at Alchemologie Natural Perfume - Park Slope
438 9th St #2, Brooklyn, New York 11225

In this sensory workshop, we will examine the artisanal art of natural perfumery. Students will gain a basic understanding of the sense of smell, the history of perfume, the advent of synthetic ingredients and the return to naturals. Perfume ingredients and formulation will be explored and each participant will leave with two bottles of their own bespoke...

Saturday Sep 9th, 1pm

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In Search of Greatness in the "Golden Age"

at Think Olio

1950s & Nostalgia: In Search of Greatness in the "Golden Age" For at least forty years, dozens upon dozens of office seekers have been arguing that contemporary America is a shadow of her former self. That we’ve gone off course somehow. That we’ve lost sight of something as a people. That things used to be much much better. This Golden Age...

Saturday Aug 26th, 7pm

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Kokedama: Hanging Garden Workshop

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights
1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Get your hands dirty in this workshop as you learn the art of Kokedama, the cultivation of a plant encased in a hanging ball of moss. After a brief discussion on the history of kokedama and a hands-on demo by the instructor, you will pick a houseplant to repot in a moss ball and spend the rest of the workshop perfecting your craft.  Everyone...

Sunday Oct 22nd, 2pm

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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 Aug 27th, 4:30pm

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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...

$714

20 sessions

Tuesday Sep 26th, 11:30am

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A Farewell to Ice

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

Following the hottest summer on record, there is now the probability that within a few years the North Pole will be ice-free for the first time in 10,000 years, entering what some call the ""Artic death spiral.” Professor Peter Wadhams has completed 50 trips to the world's poles and has been studying ice first-hand since 1970. His new book, ...

Tuesday Sep 26th, 12pm

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On the Front Lines of Reproductive Rights

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 5th Ave, New York, New York 10029

As the first African American (and the first woman) to lead the Planned Parenthood Federation of America since Margaret Sanger founded the organization, Faye Wattleton has played a crucial role in defining our national debate over sex education, contraception, and abortion. In the second program in our series Who Controls Women’s Health?:...

Free

Wednesday Sep 13th, 6:30pm

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