Saturday, April 21
Luv My Pet is holding low cost dog and cat vaccination clinics at Petland Discounts at 43-10 Ditmars Blvd, LaGuardia Center, LIC (Ditmars), 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. & on Sun., April 22 at 8989 Union Turnpike, Stop & Shop Center, Glendale, Queens, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. For information, call Amy Eisenberg at (631) 273-6363.
Fund Raising Breakfast The Annual Fundraising Breakfast to benefit the Health and Education Relief Organization, Inc, (HERG) will take place at the St. Stephens’ Episcopal Church Hall, 2806 Newkirk Ave., Brooklyn, starting 9:00 a.m. For information and donations, call (718) 250-6805, (917) 631-0689.
Cultural Salute BCA, a national non-profit foodservice, hospitality and educational networking organization is hosting its 19th Annual Cultural Awareness Salute Gala emceed by Dan Bowens of Fox 5 along with special guests, highlighting the effort needed to impact the future leaders of foodservice. The gala, being held at Guastavino’s NYC, 409 E. 59 St., begins at 7:00 p.m. w/a VIP & Cocktail Reception, followed by a multi-course dinner, ending with a Viennese reception and after party beginning at 10:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.bcaglobal.org and to purchase tickets, call (212) 643-6570.
Comedy/Variety Local blues favorites Renee and The Derelicts (Redux) perform two sets of the classic and original blues and soul tunes, 10:00 p.m. at 78 Below (formerly the P&G Cafe), 380A Columbus Ave. at 78 St. No cover. For information, call (212) 787-5150 or visit www.reneeandthederelictsredux.com/.
Concert Jammins Entertainment presents Firerama: Capleton Performing Live and hosted by DJ Noah Wid Di Powa and Vibezman Redman, at Pulse 48, 1020 East 48 St. and Farragut Rd., Brooklyn. Doors open 10:00 p.m. Showtime 12:30 a.m. For tickets and information, call (718) 282-8041 or (646) 434-5390.
Community Gardening The High School for Public Service Youth Farm is holding a free community gardening workshop focusing on direct seeding and transplanting techniques and how to choose the appropriate technique for your garden, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Youth Farm, 600 Kingston Ave., between Rutland and Winthrop, Brooklyn. You can volunteer your service from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come to volunteer and stay for the workshop. For information, visit www.hspsfarm.blogspot.com or www.bkfarmyards.com.
Jazz for Young People [email protected] presents Jazz for Young People, a family concert exploring “What is New Orleans Jazz?” featuring classics such as “Audubon Zoo” and “When the Saints Go Marching In” will be held at The Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60 St., N.Y. at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. and featuring pre-concert educational activities beginning at 12:15 p.m. and 2:15 p.m., respectively. For tickets, call CenterCharge at (212) 721-6500, or visit jalc. or the [email protected] Box Office.
Sunday, April 22
Hat Show An Easter Hat Show Extravaganza will highlight The Organization for Social & Health Advancement for Guyana and the Caribbean annual fundraising tea party at the Rose Garden, 4224 Church Ave., Brooklyn. Teatime is 3:00 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Medical Mission to Guyana. For tickets, call (646) 522-8005, (347) 901-0009 or (917) 385-6409.
Fashion Rave DJ Roy and the Fluffy Diva Miss Kitty are hosting Irie Fashion Rave at LQ, 511 Lexington Ave., between 47 and 48 streets, Manhattan, featuring live performances by Singing Melody, Alphonso and Express. Cocktail hour, 6:00 p.m. Showtime, 7:00 p.m. For information, call (888) 474-3692 or visit iriejamradio.com.
Earth Day Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, 2900 Campus Rd., presents the Fifth Annual National Grid Earth Day Celebration focusing on families and how they can play a role in caring for the earth and creating a more sustainable future. The event features live music, arts and crafts, street performers as well as interactive family activities and educational displays. Free event for all ages, general admission, no tickets issued. For information, call (718) 951-4600.
Tuesday, April 24
Networking Breakfast The Greater N.Y. Chamber of Commerce presents an Open House Networking Breakfast with special guest Under Secretary Eric Hirschhorn, Bureau of Industry & Security, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the Greater N.Y. Chamber, 20 W 44 St., between 5 & 6 avenues, N.Y. Please RSVP to (212) 686-7220 or register online at www.ny-chamber.com.
Tuesday, April 24
NHS of East Flatbush, UHAB & NYC Partnership Housing Devlopment is holding a free information seminar regarding the 320 Sterling St. Co-op Development in Crown Heights featurng 50 government subsidized apartments focusing on the application process, layout and eligiblity, 6:00 p.m. at the Crown Heights Library, 560 New York Ave., between Maple St. & Lincoln Rd., Brooklyn. To register, call (718) 469-4679 or lemail [email protected]
Thursday, April 26
Public Meeting Radical Women presents feminist poet and writer Amber Stewart discussing “Literature & Revolution,” 7:30 p.m. at Freedom Hall, 113 W 128 St., Harlem, between Malcolm X Blvd. & Seventh Ave. Admission free. A Spring supper will be served at 7:00 p.m. for a donation. Childcare provided. For information, call (212) 222-0633.
Friday, April 27
The Dove Musical Soaring Higher Musical Theater and Ambassadors of Entertainment presents “The Dove Musical,” a musical drama about a self-destructive stripper who struggles to overcome abuse from the past and searches for her lost dream, 9:00 p.m. at The Triad NYC, 158 W 72 St., N.Y. For tickets and information, call (914) 960-0818 or visit thedovemusical.com.
Jazz New York Cool brings free music to the New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, N.Y. featuring Jay Leonhart, His Family and Friends performing an electrifying program of music from some of New York’s finest jazz composers, 6:30 p.m. For information, call (212) 873-3400.
Saturday, April 28
Scholarship Luncheon The Girls High School Alumnae Assn. is holding their Annual Scholarship Luncheon celebrating 25 years of “Sharing The Legacy” and will award honors and scholarships to graduating seniors, 12 noon – 4:00 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church, 460 Marcus Garvey Blvd., Brooklyn. For tickets and information, call (718) 789-3996 or (718) 778-0677. Vendors welcome. Call for information.
USA Soccer The T&T USA Soccer Assn. is now running the T&T Caribbean Cup Team to be played May – September 2012. Training will be held at Hamilton Field in Brooklyn, between Albany & E.N.Y. avenue on Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:00 p.m. and Sundays at 9:00 a.m. All interested parties contact (347) 424-3235 or (347) 365-7537.
USA Soccer T&T USA Soccer Assn. is holding a national trial for U-17 and U-20 for the T&T National Youth Teams. The U-17 tournament is to be held in T&T on July 3-11, 2012. For more information, call (347) 365-7537 or email [email protected]
Compiled by Ida Eisenstein