Weekly Events Calendar: 11.30.05

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Art & Design Events…

  • Why Nature Matters to New Yorkers
    • Conference in which this question is posed to prominent natural history and urban history writers
    • December 2nd, 9am-4pm
    • LeFrak Hall, Queens College, Flushing, Queens
  • Green Drinks Holiday Party!
    • Tuesday, December 13, 6-11 pm
    • Sweet and Vicious, 5 Spring Street (between Elizabeth and Bowery).
    • $10 Cover Charge.
  • Bensonhurst in December
    • For some serious external, seasonal, apartment therapy, head to Bensonhurst for Christmas decorating like none other
    • Every evening this time of year
    • 84th Street and 11th Ave–Brooklyn
  • City Harvest’s New York Canned Food Drive
    • Organize your office, school, community center or place of worship in collecting non-perishable food items and donate them to City Harvest. They will pick up donations of 100 pounds or more.
    • November 14, 2005 – January 6, 2006
    • If you collect less than 100 pounds or you can’t organize a food drive, drop off food donations at your local firehouse.
    • contact Jill Kogan at 917.351.8765 or jkogan@cityharvest.org.
  • Safe: Design Takes on Risk at the MOMA
    • 300 contemporary products and prototypes designed to protect
    • Through January 2nd
    • MOMA, 11 West 53 Street, 212.708.9400.
  • Housing Works Thrifts 10th Street Grand Opening
    • 100% of the profits from this store go towards fighting HIV/AIDS and Homelessness
    • Every Sunday through winter–partake in free baked goods from local bakeries
    • 245 W. 10th St. (hudson/bleecker) 212.352.1618
  • Art Billboards
    • Alex Katz’s “Give Me Tomorrow” at 40 East 4th St
    • Gary Hume’s “Cheerleader” at 55 Houston St
    • Lisa Sanditz’s “Tie-Dye in the Wilderness” 343 Canal St
  • Gallerie Illy
    • Art, classes, coffee
    • Through December 15th
    • 382 West Broadway, Soho