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There are several FREE events this month at the Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday.
Peace, Victory, Beethoven
- 7pm, Tuesday, March 10
- FREE admission with reservation.
Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony
- 6pm, Monday, March 23
- FREE admission with reservation
Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” Social Singalong
Join conductor David Rosenmeyer and members of the Oratorio Society of New York for an interactive celebration of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony to sing together from a giant projectio nof archival scores, annotated by great maestros like Toscanini and Bernstein.
The event also explores the geselliges lied or “social songs” from 18th century Germany, including other settings of Schiller’s “Ode,” plus our own nation’s favorite social song, “the Star Spangled Banner,” reading from the Library’s rare first edition printing.
- 2:30pm, Saturday, March 28
- FREE admission with reservation
The convergence of anti-Semitism from the far right, the far left and Islamist extremism all threaten the well-being of the global Jewish community, including right here in New York City.
To better understand the alarming rise of anti-Semitism, to depoliticize the analysis of the challenges and to chart pathways forward, Temple Emanu-el is partnering with American Jewish Committee (AJC), the first organization to call attention to the reemerging problem, in offering the second of two in-depth conversations with front-line experts. Together, we must confront anti-Semitism, no matter its source.
Attend this FREE special panel discussion exploring the worldwide scourge of anti-Semitism, including its current resurgence in the USA. Panelists are:
- David Harris, CEO, AJC Chief Executive
- Jamie Kirchickm Fellow, The Brookings Institution
- Melanie Pell, AJC Managing Director, Regional Offices
- Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson, Senior Rabbi, Temple Emanu-El
The program is 6:30pm Wednesday, March 4, at Temple Emanu-el.
As the daughter of Holocaust survivors, this is an important issue for me personally and professionally as a journalist. I will be there. Will you?
Get FREE tax preparation assistance all month at the NYPL branch known as SIBL.
- Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills
- Bring all necessary documentation and information
- For more information on tax assistance at NYPL go to www.nypl.org/taxhelp
The Peace Corps Empowers Women & Girls Around the World
Join the Peace Corps and the New York City Peace Corps Association to explore the critical role the Peace Corps has played in advancing women’s rights since its founding in 1961.
“Peace Corps Empowers Women & Girls Around the World” featurea notable speakers including Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen, former Chair of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women Dr. Patricia (Tatti) Licuanan, returned volunteers, and representatives of host countries which have benefited from Peace Corps initiatives.
A reception following the program gives attendees an opportunity to connect with the speakers.
- FREE, Thursday, March 19 at 6:30pm
- NYU Wasserman, 133 E 13th Street
- Registration is required for admission
The Women Behind Hitchcock
This film festival focuses on the women writers and editors of Hitchcock films, including the female authors whose books were turned into screenplays.
See classics such as Suspicion with Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine, and Shadow of Doubt with Joseph Cotton.
The Women Behind Hitchcock film festival is at Film Forum in the Village, Wednesday, March 4 through Thursday, March 19
Taste of the Market
Get FREE samples from the food merchants at Grand Central Market, plus discounts on purchases.
- 2pm to 3pm only.
- Click here for participating merchants and the FREE samples and discounts they are offering.
Tues., March 12
Explore new job and career opportunities in the well-paid tech sector at this FREE career fair.
Dress for success, bring resumes or business cards, or both, along with something to write on.
Meet face-to-face with hiring managers from Top NYC employers looking to recruit in:
Accommodations, Accounting, Advertising, Aerospace, Agriculture & Agribusiness, Air Transportation, Apparel & Accessories, Auto, Banking, Beauty & Cosmetics, Biotechnology, Chemical, Communications, Computer, Construction, Consulting, Consumer Products, Education, Electronics, Employment, Energy, Entertainment & Recreation, Fashion, Financial Services, Fine Arts, Food & Beverage, Green Technology, Health, Information, Information Technology, Insurance, Journalism & News, Legal Services, Manufacturing, Media & Broadcasting, Medical Devices & Supplies, Motion Pictures & Video, Music, Pharmaceutical, Public Administration, Public Relations, Publishing, Real Estate, Retail, Service, Sports, Technology, Telecommunications, Tourism, Transportation, Travel, Utilities, Video Game, Web Services
- FREE, 11am to 2pm, Thursday, March 26
- At Watson Hotel, 440 West 57th St.
- Register here
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The annual NYC tradition celebrating the patron saint of Ireland features thousands of marchers and bands, including from the NYPD and NYFD. It’s one of the biggest and best parades of the year.
It is the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the USA, and the oldest – it started in 1756, by homesick immigrants and soldiers from Ireland.
It marches up Fifth Avenue, from 44th Street to 79th Street,
- Tuesday, March 17, from 11am to 5pm.
- The Parade can also be watched live on NBCNewYork.com