This Week in the City: Lecture at Pace, Sweet Treats Bazaar, Greenmarket and the Insecurities Exhibit at MoMA

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Midterms week does not mean you have to suffer...well, at least not suffer too much. Looking for some events to decompress or celebrate your completion of midterms? Check out what is going on This Week in the City.  american-flag-1030808_960_720

Attend a lecture at Pace University on the election and philanthropy

The paneled discussion titled, “The Trump Foundation, The Clinton Foundation, and the 2016 Election: What Does it All Mean for Philanthropy?” will explore the topic of philanthropy and how it has a tangled relationship with politics. A list of speakers can be found on the website link below.

Hours

Oct. 19, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Travel time (from TKC)

~12 mins, walking

Cost

Seating is limited, registration is required on Eventbrite

LINK: http://www.pace.edu/wilson-center/recognized-voice/upcoming-and-recent-events


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Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Artisanal Sweet Treats Bazaar  

Featured by Grand Bazaar NYC, this Halloween-themed bazaar on the Upper West Side will feature 25 artisan sweet makers from all over the City. Sweets include: spiced pumpkin pie, macaroons, cupcakes, truffles, chocolates and more! For King's student who attend the Redeemer Presbyterian UWS congregation, the event is on Sunday and is just blocks away on W 77th.

Mission of Grand Bazaar NYC: "Grand Bazaar NYC donates 100% of its profits to four neighborhood public schools, benefiting over 4,000 children..."

Hours

Oct. 23, 10:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Travel time (from TKC)

~25 mins via the 2/3

Cost

Ticketed but free on Eventbrite

LINK: https://www.grandbazaarnyc.org/events


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Do some organic shopping at Greenmarket on Water Street

Greenmarket was founded in the mid 1970s and specializes in regionally grown produce and baked goods. Staying up until the late hours of the night (or all-nighters) cannot be accomplished without proper fuel!

Hours

Every Thurs. through Nov. 17, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Coenties Slip, between Water St and Pearl St

Travel Time (from TKC)

~10 mins, walking

Cost

N/A, debit and credit are accepted

LINK: https://www.grownyc.org/greenmarket/manhattan/water-street


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Explore the impact of "built environments" on refugees at MoMA

According to the MoMA website, 60 million people are living in temporary housing. Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter shows how the view of forced displacement is heavily dependent on security and, especially, human rights.

Hours

Through Jan. 22

Mon. - Thurs., Sat. & Sun. 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Fri. 10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Travel Time (from TKC)

~30 mins via the 1

Cost

$14 or attend one of the UNIQLO Free Fridays (after 4:00 p.m.)

LINK: http://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1653?locale=en

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