-Miss the taste of authentic Chinese dim sum? Join Chinese Students Association at MIDNIGHT Dimsum for a twist on your favorite afternoon snack!
We will be serving egg tarts, shumai, buns, etc. Additionally there will be free performances from your favorite Cornell groups!
All performances and food are completely FREE!
See you guys in Duffield Hall Atrium Friday, November 15, at 8PM for a fun Friday Night!
-Come dance the night away to Bollywood ~bangers~ with friends for a good cause!
Tickets: $5 (Cash or Venmo @pip.slip)
All proceeds will be donated to South Asian Americans Leading Together, a national, nonpartisan, non-profit organization that fights for racial justice and advocates for the civil rights of all South Asians in the United States.
-Absolute A Cappella is proud to present our Fall 2019 concert… Absolute is Home Alone!
$5 in advance
$3 for ACAC/groups of 5+
$7 at the door
Venmo @CU_Absolute or see any member of Absolute to buy!
It’s vacation time in the Absolute household but what happens when they go on a trip and forget one of their members? Find out at the premiere of this family musical comedy… without the family. (Music WILL be included :D)
-Hey writers, it’s officially November, and you know what that means!
Yes, it’s NaNoWriMo! Time to indulge our literary habit for a solid month, and we will not be going the speed limit.
Thirty days, 50,000 words, get that novel drafted — yes you can!
To make this solitary pursuit more fun, join our weekly NaNoWriMo write-ins at the Alley Cat Cafe (312 E Seneca St) from 5pm-7pm every Friday in November.
Come wrangle words with your tribe!
Play with the adorable, adoptable kitties for inspiration breaks!
Enjoy the friendly baristas, fun vibe and delicious caffeine-infused writer’s fuel of your choice.
This Friday, November 1 is the kickoff event.
We’ll gather at 5 for a pep talk & quick writing exercise to get the ideas flowing, and then we’ll start our novelizing engines!
Come for the writing fun, stay for the inclusive community! All are welcome here, including kids who want to write their own novels.
* Free cat pen with cafe beverage purchase; exclusively for Wrimos (while supplies last)
* Giveaways for random plot fragments that turn up in your novels
* Prizes for word counts reached
* cauldron of mysterious prompts for getting plots un-stuck.
* Other local writers like yourself to connect with, who unlike most of your friends will actually understand your angst about wayward plot lines and uncooperative muses.
What do I bring to a write-in?
1. Your imagination, turned all the way up!
2. Writing utensils and paper, or laptop
3. Any notes, thesaurus, outlines, books, sketches, index cards or inspirational material you need
4. Earbuds if you need them for focus amidst the ambient noise of a cafe.
5. Optional- If you have cat ears, wear ’em! We’re starting an Ithaca tradition. This is how you’ll know you’ve found your support group.
-Mother Mallard 50th anniversary celebration: over two concerts the fabled synthesizer group performs pieces from founder David Borden’s The Continuing Story of Counterpoint on vintage instruments that include original Moogs.
-Join Engineers Without Borders for our annual Skate Night on November 16 from 7-9pm at Lynah Rink! Admission is $8 and skate rentals are $2. Stop by to support our efforts to send 8 team members to Tanzania this summer to build an irrigation system!
-Michaleen’s is hosting a plant exchange party!
Bring in a plant(s) to exchange with someone and take home something new!
What can you bring to swap?
-Indoor/outdoor plant(s) (all plants must be disease and pest free!)
20% off of all greenhouse plants on 11/16/19
Light refreshments provided
-Funded by SAFC
– For children ages 3-10 years who are about to become big brothers and sisters. Some of the things covered are how to change a diaper, how to dress the baby, and how to hold the baby.
Class includes interaction with a real baby and a tour of the unit.
Snacks and drinks are provided.
Call (607) 274-4408 for information and to register. Fee for class.
– Join us for our Fifth Annual Food for Strings event!
Donate five cans or boxes of food and get a free set of D’Addario XT guitar strings installed for free! Help us double our donations this year, so make sure to stop by Hickey’s Music Center on Saturday the 16th. Support our community food banks and get new strings in the bargain.
All food items to be donated to the Friendship Donations Network.
Six string guitars only. Excludes Floyd Rose bridge guitars.
(Please, no expired packages)
– Tompkins County Public Library invites the public to a Spanish storytime series, every other Saturday, starting November 2 and continuing through December 28, from 2:00 to 2:30 PM, in the Library’s Thaler/Howell Programming Room.
Children of all ages and their caregivers will enjoy this series of Spanish-language storytimes. TCPL volunteer Sue Ellen Ancaya will share songs, rhymes, and stories in Spanish.
This program is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Youth Services at (607) 272-4557 extension 275 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
– Open to public. The Ithaca Fixers Collective is open to anyone who has things to fix, wants to help fix items, and/or wants to learn how to repair items. For more information about the Fixers Collective, visit the http://www.ithacareuse.org/fixers or call (607) 257-9699.
– Join us in this 6 week series for an introduction to self defense techniques. Learn how to successfully defend yourself from unwanted approaches. Learn how to raise awareness to your surroundings. Open to woman of all levels of fitness. This class is for ages 13 and up.
This class does require registration. There is a fee for this class:
Y Members: $36.00 for 6 weeks
Non-Members: $72.00 for 6 weeks
Registration opens for Y Members on October 14 and October 21 for Non-Members
– Evergreen wreaths, symbolizing eternity and the circle of life, have been an important part of winter holiday celebrations since ancient times. Come to the Nevin Welcome Center and make a lovely wreath to decorate your home for the holidays! We’ll have hot cocoa and cookies for you to enjoy while you work. While you’re here you can also visit the Garden Gift Shop for some holiday shopping.
Fee: $25; $20 members; Pre-registration required.
Instructors: Missy Bidwell, Greenhouse Manager, Bobbie Kuhlman, Horticulturist
Location: Nevin Welcome Center
On sale Friday, September 20 at 10am: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bob-dylan-and-his-band-tickets-71745405439
– On Sunday, November 17th, Alpha Iota Gamma will be hosting a volleyball tournament for philanthropy at Barton Hall from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM!
You may form teams of 6 for $30 ($5 per head) and compete against other teams to get the chance to win some prizes!
The Preregistration form may be found here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdifQTpFjFUndiLoEWUqVPg1gh7dpvpxSJ5vsyDkUqTWk_QsQ/viewform
Proceeds for the fundraiser will go towards AIR’s national philanthropy organization, Gift of Life. Gift of Life is a bone marrow and blood stem cell registry for children and adults suffering from blood cancers to get genetically matched to potential donors.
– Learn about the essentials of staying safe and moving confidently in dangerous times. This workshop will teach you key elements of Self Defense – Preparation, Awareness, and Training. You will have an opportunity to try out simple techniques in a safe and supportive group! Open to women and girls 12 and up (minors must be accompanied by a guardian).
This event is open to the Ithaca Community, but space is LIMITED TO 35 ATTENDEES, so please reserve your spot in advance.
– Elizabeth Ann Clune Montessori School (EACMSI) Open House
Sunday, November 17th 2 – 3 pm
We invite you to attend our November Open House to preview our classrooms & programs. Join us in our classrooms at 2 pm, followed by a tour at 2:45 am.
Parents and children are invited to attend and learn more about the Montessori curriculum and philosophy, specific programs, take a tour of our campus, and meet with teachers.
Learn what draws families to EACMSI, what makes them stay and how to know if we are the right school for your child and your family. Teachers and staff will lead family tours of classrooms featuring Montessori materials that are specially designed for each age group, from toddlers through eighth grade.
The Elizabeth Ann Clune Montessori School houses four programs. A Primary Program, ages 3-6, Junior Elementary Program, ages 6 -9, Upper Elementary Program, ages 9-12 and an Adolescent Program, ages 12-15.
Classroom observations are scheduled on Thursday mornings, beginning the third Thursday in October through the beginning of May. To schedule a classroom observation please contact Anne Robbins at email@example.com or by calling 607-277-7335.
– LEARN SALSA & LATIN DANCE: Beginner and Intermediate Level. Registration for 3 courses open on August 20th for students, and August 29th for non-students, community members included. All Welcome! Genres include Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Merengue and Rueda de Casino. Movements, step patterns, and combinations are taught in line and integrated into partner dance, where we focus on lead-follow technique, rotational movement, turns, and dance floor navigation.
LATIN DANCE LEVEL 1 (Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha)
Mondays 9:15-10:45pm, 9/9/19-12/2/19.
Course Number PE 1160
SALSA LEVEL 1
2 Sections: Thursdays 10-11:30pm, 9/5/19-11/21/19; Sundays 8-9:30pm, 9/1/19-11/24/19
Course Number PE 1162
SALSA & LATIN DANCE LEVEL 2
Tuesdays 9:30-11:00pm, 9/3/19-11/26/19.
Course Number PE 1163
LOCATION. All classes take place in Helen Newman Hall Dance Studio, 163 Cradit Farm Road, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853.
REGISTRATION. Add/Drop for Cornell students begins August 20th. Non-students, community members included, can register starting August 29th, in person at Room 305 in Helen Newman Hall (163 Cradit Farm Road, Ithaca, NY), M-F 9am-4:30pm.
PARTNER POLICY. NO Partner Necessary. Couple sign-up encouraged. All classes are gender-free: each student is free to learn the lead or follow role. Non-conformity welcome.
ATTIRE. Participants should bring a water bottle and dress in comfortable attire suitable for movement. Footwear should be fitted and have flat soles and medium level traction.
COST. Course Fee: $90 students. Non-students $140 ($90 for CU staff and faculty with Wellness membership).
QUESTIONS. Email instructor, Michael Luis Ristorucci, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (607) 592-1986. Or call PE Office at (607) 255-4268.