Looking Ahead: The UC’s List of Things To Do

BY Led Black (@Led_Black)

Wall and Bridges – “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”  Isaac Newton

Thursday, January 27 thru  February 4th – Various locales around NYC

Over the course of three 10-day series, in the winter, spring and fall of 2011 in New York City, Walls and Bridges—a program curated by the Villa Gillet (director: Guy Walter) and presented by the Conseil de la Création artistique (general representative: Marin Karmitz)—will present nearly 50 cultural events, combining about 100 speakers and artists, 30 partners and over 20 venues, ranging from the New York Public Library, Joe’s Pub and the Brooklyn Flea to bookstores, universities and various galleries.

Find out more: http://wallsandbridges.net/en

Inwood’s 4th Electronics Recycling Day

Saturday, January 22, 2011 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – RING Garden (Dyckman and Broadway)

Drop off your electronics (TVs, computers, radios, printers, scanners, etc), batteries, and cell phones.

Find out more: http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2011/01/22/inwoods-4th-electronics-recycling-day/

Bee Keeping with Ross Ber of BerzBeez

Sunday, January 23, 2011 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. – Inwood Hill Nature Center (Enter the park at 218 Street and Indian Road and walk west to the Nature Center)

A beekeeper in New York City? Why not? Meet Master Beekeeper Ross Ber and see what it takes to wrangle these valuable and fascinating creatures. Find out where honeybees fit in the City’s ecosystems, what special challenges bees are facing right now, and examine some of the beekeeper’s tools of the trade.

Find out more: http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2011/01/23/bee-keeping-with-ross-ber-of-berzbeez

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