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CityParks Concerts: Slick Rick

Slick Rick the infamous hip hop storyteller who wears a pirate’s eye patch, has delivered some of the 80’s greatest hits, including “La Di Da Di,” “Mona Lisa,” and “Children's Story.” Hip hop purists consider him one of the greatest MCs in hip hop’s history.

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July 23, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Movies with a View- Paper Moon

The Conservancy's most popular event returns for its tenth anniversary year! Movies With A View is one of the city's premiere outdoor film series with an eclectic line-up of films and breathtaking views of the NYC waterfront. The films are chosen by an all-volunteer Film Committee and each feature is preceded by a short film. DJs from Brooklyn Radio kick off the evening, spinning tunes as the sun sets, and RICE sells delicious dinners onsite. Bike valet provided by Transportation Alternatives.

July 23, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Greenmarkets

Lafayette St. GreenmarketThursday, July 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am- 4:00 pmLafayette and Spring St

Williamsburg GreenmarketThursday, July 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pmHavemeyer St and Broadway

Bowling Green GreenmarketThursday, July 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park GreenmarketThursday, July 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

July 23, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Park Lit 2009: Bomb

Now in its sixth season, Park-Lit is an outdoor summer reading series sponsored by Open City, Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

Join the editors of BOMB Magazine editors and its contributors to the Summer Issue 108 for an evening of readings from First Proof, BOMB’s literary supplement, featuring fiction and poetry by up-and-coming and established writers. There will be readings by Paul Dick, Alan Gilbert, Raphael Rubinstein, Matthew Sharpe, and Frederick Tuten.

July 22, 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Small Business Seminar: Avoiding Common Mistakes in NY Employment Law

Sponsored by The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

Knowledge is power. As a small business, you don’t have time to thumb through employment law books to learn safe measures to avoid labor and employment litigation. Join Anthony Rao of Rao Ongaro Burtt & Tiliakos LLP to learn how to avoid everyday employment errors that often increase in times of economic downturn

This seminar is free and open to all businesses. Complimentary continental breakfast will be served. Space is limited! Advance registration is requested by July 20, 2009.

July 21, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

City Hall GreenmarketTuesday, July 21st, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Bowling Green GreenmarketTuesday, July 21st, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park GreenmarketTuesday, July 21st, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

Borough Hall GreenmarketTuesday, July 21st, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

July 21, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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July 19, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Greenmakets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, July 19th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, July 19th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, July 19th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

July 19, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca Hall GreenmarketSaturday, July 18th, 2009, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall GreenmarketSaturday, July 18th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

July 18, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Tompkins Square Greenmarket Textile Recycling

Acceptable donations include used clothing, shoes, boots, hats, jackets, towels, bedding, and linens. Council on the Environment of New York City will provide receipts upon request for those who may want to use their donation as a charitable contribution

July 19, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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July 18, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Seining the Wild River

If you’re anything like us, you probably need a quick vocab lesson before considering this cool event: seining is a type of fishing that uses a big net hanging vertically in the water (like a fence) trapping fish as the boat skims the surface. Head down to the Manhattan Bridge Beach with your little marine biologists and take a lesson from the experts of the Costal Marine Resource Center during Seining the River Wild presented by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy.

July 18, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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City of Water Day

Float, ferry, paddle, row, splash, canoe, and kayak your way to beautiful Governors Island for the 2nd annual City of Water Day Festival. City of Water Day is a festival on Governors Island that brings together everything about the water surrounding our region that is fun and exciting. It's a day for everyone! As always, City of Water Day is a free, public event! Visit http://www.cityofwaterday.org/ to learn more.

July 18, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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CityParks Kids: Sweet Potato Pie & Such

Sweet Potato Pie & Such - Storytelling Multicultural storytelling with interactive call and response music, and an educational aspect.

July 17, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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July 14, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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NY Laughs Laughter in the Park 2009

Laughter in the Park is New York's only free outdoor comedy series. Every week, we present two hours of comedy at one of six different city parks.

NYLaughs, Inc. is a unique non-profit that wants to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. We seek to elevate the comic arts and provide laughter for free to New Yorkers on a consistent basis by producing free live comedy shows in New York City's public spaces; from its parks and streets to its subways. We want to make New York a better place through laughter!

July 12, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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July 15, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Sunset Jam on the Hudson

Improvise on African, Latin, and Caribbean rhythms in a drumming circle led by master drummers. Instruments provided, or bring your own.

July 17, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza GreenmarketFriday, July 17th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall GreenmarketFriday, July 17th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal GreenmarketFriday, July 17th, 2009, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

July 17, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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