Intergenerational and the producers have reached out to the Chelsea community for visual and performance artists. The opening reception on Friday evening will include theatrical and musical performances, an opportunity to browse the gallery and refreshments. Saturdays program includes Origami and Haiku workshops and a dance performance. New this year is a poetry compilation featuring works by local poets and a photographic Power Point show. Fri., June 1 from 6-9pm & Sat. June 2 from 12-5pm. TOAD LANE GALLERY, community room at Penn South, 343 8th Ave. 212-243-3670.
Canoe CanoeA wild salmon feast, giant canoes, and a unique historical reenactment of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Wed. & Thurs., May 30 & 31 from 5-9pm. LA PLAZA CULTURAL COMMUNITY GARDEN, E. 9th St. & Ave. C. Presentation is free. Dinner is $20, proceeds raise gas money to bring canoes home to Oregon and help support La Plaza Cultural.
Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Block PartyEvent celebrates the two cultures, Chinese and Eastern European Jewish, which make the Eldridge Street Synagogues block so unique. Music, dance, storytelling, folk art demonstrations and kosher egg rolls & egg creams give a taste of the traditions and art forms of these two communities. Sun., June 3 from 12-4pm. ELDRIDGE STREET SYNAGOGUE, 12 Eldridge St., bet Canal & Division Sts. 212-219-0888 x 302. Free.
Get Ready for SummerRegistration for summer classes at the 14th Street Y is now available. Classes offered in the arts, parenting, fitness, aquatics, Jewish culture & education and more. 14TH STREET Y, 344 E. 14th St. 212-780-0800 x 221. www.14StreetY.org.
Girls Night OutWatch Sex and the City on four flatscreen TVs, enjoy food & drink specials and dance as DJs spin hip hop, pop and rock. Every Wednesday from 5-8pm. OBIVIA, 201 Lafayette St.
GLBT Pride Shabbat Worship ServiceFeaturing the Music of Isle of Klezbos. Fri., June 8 at 7:30pm. THE VILLAGE TEMPLE, 33 E. 12 St. www.villagetemple.org. Free.
Health SymposiumA one-day symposium on health issues affecting Asian American women living in New York City. Fri., June 15 from 8:30am - 5pm. NYU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE. Registration, which includes breakfast and lunch, is $30. Students who provide a photocopy of a valid Student ID can attend for free. Registrations must be received by June 8. Registration & information at www.med.nyu.edu/csaah.
Holistic Stress Management ProgramFree services include ear acupuncture, massage and energy work modalities. Tues. & Thurs. from 5-7pm. ST. VINCENTS HOSPITAL, OToole Building, 203 W. 12th St., corner of 7th Ave., 6th floor, small conference room. No appointment necessary. 212-345-2582.
Hot!The 16th annual NYC celebration of Queer culture featuring theatre, dance, music, literature, performance art, puppetry and homoeroticism for the whole family. July 2 Aug. 25. DIXON PLACE, 258 Bowery, bet Houston & Prince Sts. 212-219-0736. www.dixonplace.org. $0-15.
Open Road Park MarketA Community Market for adults and children. Beginning May 19, the market will be extended to include vendors selling Antiques & Collectibles, Clothes & Crafts, Jewelry, Books, Toys and more. Open year round on Sat. & Sun. 11th & 12th Sts., bet 1st Ave. & Ave. A.
Rooftop Ethiopian Shabbat DinnerCome for an Ethiopian Shabbat dinner with authentic Ethiopian vegetarian food. Fri., June 22. 14th Street Y rooftop. Alyssa_Abrahamson@14StreetY.org.
Take Me to the RiverA silent auction of music and art with artist chairs Mike D. of the Beastie Boys and David Rockwell, artist and renowned architect. Guests can bid on unique music and art items up for auction including a keyboard signed by the Beastie Boys, lease of a Steinway Piano with lessons from Church Street School, an iPod with a playlist from a surprise celebrity and tickets to Talk Radio on Broadway with a backstage tour, all while enjoying jazz, food and drinks. Proceeds will provide vital operating and program support for Church Street School, the only not-for-profit community music and art school in Lower Manhattan. Tues., June 5 from 7 10pm. RIVERHOUSE DISCOVERY CENTER, 250 Vesey St., entrance facing the marina in Battery Park City. Tickets start at $125. 212-571-7290. www.acteva.com/go/css.
Village Temple Street Bazaar & Flea MarketFind terrific bargains on antiques, jewelry, childrens clothing, CDs, videos, games, books, household items and more during the Washington Square Art Show. Sun., June 3 at 11am. 33 E. 12th St., bet University Place & Broadway. 212-477-5281. Sponsored by the sisterhood of the Village Temple.
Washington Square Music Festival BenefitEnjoy an afternoon of delicious food, fine wines and Spanish-flavored chamber music to benefit the 49th season of free concerts presented in June and July by the Washington Square Music Festival. Sun., June 3 from 4-7pm. GREENWICH HOUSE MUSIC SCHOOL, 46 Barrow St. $150, $125, or $75. Checks, part of which is tax-deductible, should be made out to Washington Square Association Music Fund and mailed to P.O. Box 1066, Village Station, New York NY 10014-0706. 212-255-4460.
Yoga & MeditationClassic Hatha Yoga everyday at 10am and 6pm and Mon. - Fri. at 12pm. First 2 classes are free. Yoga for Children, Wednesdays, 4-4:40pm ages 3-6 and 4:45-5:30pm ages 6-10. RAMAKRISHNANANDA YOGA VEDANATA MISSION, 96 Ave. B bet 6th & 7th Sts. 646-436-7010. www.ramakrishnananda.com.