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Thur 11/2: CIA Whistleblower talk, Canabis, Blake Shelton, Shopping+Art Parties, & MORE!

From: Scott
Sent on: Thursday, November 2, 2017 7:13 AM

Hello, back up to the 70s!...some great Thursday events listed below!

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8:30am-5:30pm Decoded Beauty New York Summit 2017 $

Rethinking the meaning of beauty for today’s consumer / Influencers, do they inspire brand loyalty? / Content is still king, picking up the pace on holistic creation / Keeping up to speed with consumer expectations / A new revolution in retail and brand experiences

10:00am-8:00pm TCS New York City Marathon Health Expo Free

The 2017 TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Halls 3B and 3E, at 11th Avenue at West 35th Street, November 2-4, 2017. Runners are required to visit the expo in person during the hours listed below to pick up their race materials; please plan your travel accordingly. All information is subject to change.

10:00am- 8:00pm     Canstruction Free

An extraordinary annual design competition and the most unique food charity in the world, Canstruction challenges teams of architects, engineers, and contractors to build sculptures made entirely out of unopened cans of food.

1:00pm-2:00pm     Fall Foliage Tour $10

Tour the Snug Harbor campus when the fall colors are at their most beautiful. The Fall Foliage Tour begins at the Carl Grillo Glass House and continues through the Pond Garden, and ends in the NY Chinese Scholars garden.

1:00pm-4:00pm     Horticulture Volunteer Day Free

Help keep Queens Botanical Garden clean, green, and growing! Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with our plants.

5:30pm-9:30pm The Science Of Cannabis $25-$50

Despite the global popularity of cannabis and cannabinoid research, there is currently a lack of research tools for scientists to study cannabis and the human body including (but not limited to) new analytical methods, cell lines, antibodies and reagents, diagnostic markers of disease, and next-generation hardware and software for manufacturing and product development.

6:00pm     First Thursday Gallery Walk Free

The first Thursday of every month the galleries of DUMBO stay open late hosting special events and receptions. Neighborhood restaurants and bars have specials for First Thursday patrons. Don’t miss it!

6:00pm    Saying No To Torture: My Secret Life Inside the CIA's War on Terror and the Price of Whistleblowing Free

John Kiriakou is a former CIA counterterrorism officer who blew the whistle on the CIA's torture program in a nationally-televised interview in 2007. In 2012, he became the eighth whistleblower charged under the Espionage Act by the Obama Administration. He served nearly two years in prison for his disclosures.

6:00pm An Evening with Blake Shelton Details Free

Looks like being one of the most popular country singers just isn't enough for Blake Shelton, who recently launched his own BS by Blake Shelton menswear line. Join Blake for a preview of his collection and be one of the first 100 guests to purchase any BS by Blake Shelton item and you can actually meet him!

6:00pm-9:00pm    Unconditional Love Shopping Party Free/$

Shop For A Good Cause And Enjoy Free Pizza And Cocktails On The House

6:00pm-8:00pm Lecture - Portals to the Past: Doughboy Sculptures in NYC Parks Free

Jennifer Wingate will discuss memorials by sculptors such as Augustus Lukeman, Pietro Montana, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and how the stories of their creations open windows onto 1920s NYC.

7:00pm-10:00pm Ilegal Mezcal x Rose Bar Art Party Free

Experience An Immersive Art Installation Hosted By Ilegal Mezcal And Rose Bar Of Gramercy Park Hotel

7:00pm-9:30pm Strange Days Screening With Lena Dunham Free

Join Carroll And Lena Dunham For The Screening Of Strange Days, Directed By Kathryn Bigelow

7:00pm-9:00pm    Culture Lime x WeWork Party Free

Network, Mingle & Enjoy Some Drinks With Culture Lime And WeWork On Lafayette



Sundays through 11/19 at 6:00pm and 9:00pm     Shaken Not Stirred

The music of James Bond, and MORE! A must see this Fall!

11/3 National Singles Convention - New York City $15

Meet new friends at this fun event! $15/advance (by Nov 2) or $20/door. Dinner or appetizers available at additional cost. Adults of all ages welcome. Dressy nightclub attire requested. Friday, November 3, 2017.

11/7 9:00am-5:00pm NY Business Expo & Conference

The New York Business Expo & Conference is a one day event designed for business owners & executives of small & mid-sized businesses to gain access to high level education and growth opportunities. CLICK LINK AND USE CODE MEETUP to get Free Education access!

11/11     Warren Miller's 2017 Line of Descent (with FREE Lift Tickets!) $

All attendees will receive free lift ticket vouchers to  Sugarbush, Belleayre and Mountain Creek (some restrictions apply).Attendees also receive Warren Miller’s Snow World Magazine and a year’s free subscription to Ski Magazine. There will also be a raffle give away for some great prizes.

Nov-Jan     Afterglow: A New Play by S. Asher Gelman (The Climax is just the beginning!)

**Use Discount Code: AGMEET

“Afterglow” is a raw, one-act play exploring the emotional, intellectual, and physical connections between three men and the broader implications within their relationships.


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