this week events

Many days’ events: The Bronx Zoo is one of the best in the country. It is so consider entering at the Southern Boulevard sid and take the shuttle around. Also take the over head tram and you still won’t see it all. Check the feeding times on their site. Wednesday admission is by pay-what-you-wish donation. Undergraduate college students get a discount in person but not online, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460, http://www.bronxzoo.com.
Most museums have one day a week they are free.
Monday: Spring into Family Fun and Fitness, 10 am–2 pm, two days of fun-filled games, crafts and fitness, Wednesday also Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 W. 25th St.
Manhattan.

Thursday: Thinking Outside the Box Workshop, 12:30-2 pm, Library PC Multimedia Classroom, Room 383, students will have access to computers for self-exploration and customize research of majors and careers. As a result of attending this workshop, students will: learn the importance of self-awareness for selecting a major and career option, develop a unique understanding of their strengths, skills, interests, values and needs, learn about resources to explore academic and career options. To register http://portal.brooklyn.cuny.edu under the “Career” tab.
Alternative Spring Break You Dig It? 2- 4 pm, Brooklyn College Community Gardens – Across from W.E.B.
Volunteers will help with maintenance tasks e.g., weeding and mulching. Learn how to compost.

Student Recital: Jeffrey Perez
When: Friday, April 29, 2016 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
Where: Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension
Cost: Free
Description: Jeffrey Perez, baritone
– See more at: http://events.brooklyn.cuny.edu/cal/event/showEventMore.rdo#sthash.QAHYOVQP.dpuf
Saturday: Preparatory Center Faculty Recital
When: Saturday, April 30, 2016 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM
Where: Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension
Cost: Free
Description: Diane Kirkpatrick, piano; Sean Satin, guitar

Two faculty members share a concert featuring works by Granados, Boccherini, Albeniz, Giuliani, Scarlatti, Barrios, and Lauro.
– See more at: http://events.brooklyn.cuny.edu/cal/event/showEventMore.rdo#sthash.d7M16BlO.dpuf
Student Recital: Eni Karahoda
When: Saturday, April 30, 2016 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension
Cost: Free
Description: Eni Karahoda, flute
– See more at: http://events.brooklyn.cuny.edu/cal/event/showEventMore.rdo#sthash.eu8R2Qwd.dpuf

PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
April 25–May 1
This annual celebration of international literature, now in its 12th year, will focus on recognized and emerging Mexican writers, thinkers and other insightful voices. This year’s theme is Renegotiating the Narratives, which offers an opportunity to examine and deconstruct the defining social, political, cultural and artistic issues affecting the Mexican diaspora. Along with readings, dance performances, art exhibits, talkbacks and lectures exploring Mexican identity and relevant topics—from the country’s expat artist community to US-Mexico border migration—the seven-day festival will include events that engage participants in critical discussions and illuminating, innovative forms of activism. More than 150 writers from Mexico and the global writing community—including Jamaica Kincaid, Carmen Boullosa, Colum McCann, Luiselli Valeria and Lydia Cacho—will take part in this timely event.

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