Friday, October 31, 2008

Event Reminders: TGIF!

Friends of Brook Park Halloween Celebration
Celebrate Halloween with Council member Melissa Mark Viverito at Brook Park (Brook Avenue and E. 140th/141st Streets) from 4 to 6pm this evening, 10/31. There will be face painting, pumpkin carving, storytelling, best costume contest, games and more... Click here for more info.

Shilelagh Law at Rambling House
Damn this sounds like fun... Shilelagh Law will perform their "Bare-Knuckle Irish Music" at The Rambling House (4292 Katonah Avenue in Woodlawn) tonight, 10/31 at 10pm. Click here for more info.

Grupo Folklorico Experimental Nuevayorquino
All but two of the surviving members of Grupo Folklorico will be playing at a reunion concert at Hostos College tomorrow, 11/1, at 7:30pm. Tickets range from $25 to $35. Click here for more information.

Maria Marin Seminar at Lovinger Theater
Award-winning motivational speaker, syndicated columnist and host of ABC Radio Networks en Espanol's "Tu Vida Es Mi Vida," Maria Marin will bring her newest seminar to the Lovinger Theater at Lehman College tomorrow, 11/1, from 12 to 6pm. Her "Vive Tu Vida Sin Limites" seminar will offer Latinos in the Tri-State area a unique opportunity to experience the captivating self-improvement program that has made Marin one of the most powerful, charismatic and persuasive voices for Latina empowerment today. Click here for more info.

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis at Lehman College
Branford Marsalis, the featured solo artist on the Filarmonia Brasileriano's U.S. tour, will be playing at Lehman College tomorrow, 11/1, at 8pm. Tickets range from $25 to $10. Click here for more info.

Cheer On Marathon Runners in South Bronx
Pour your Mimosa or Bloody Mary into a thermos and come on out to Willis Wall Island (Triangle at Willis Avenue and E. 135th Street) to show some support for the NYC Marathon runners as they pass through the BoogieDown. This is the second annual organized cheering marathon section being sponsored by Yes The Bronx and Run Against Obesity. According to our research, the wheelchairs will be coming through around 9:45am, followed by the lead women around 11am and lead men around 11:20am.

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