Lower Manhattan’s Local News
The Weekend Calendar
November 23 & 24
Evacuation Day Walking Tour
Fraunces Tavern Museum
New York City was occupied by the British for over seven years during the Revolutionary War. On November 25, 1783, the British filed onto their ships to leave for good and the War for Independence was finally over. Led by New York City Tour Guide, Fred Cookinham, follow in the footsteps of General Washington and his troops as they entered New York in triumph after the war. Learn about the people and sites of New York and what it was like to be caught up in a revolution. $25 54 Pearl Street.
DIY Gift Making Workshop
6 River Terrace ~ Battery Park City Authority
Handmade gifts never go out of style. Create your own designs and customize totes, tees, wrapping paper, beaded jewelry, greeting cards and much more. Projects not suitable for young children. Materials provided (while they last), and light refreshments will be served. 6 River Terrace.
Fraunces Tavern Museum
On November 25, 1783 British troops evacuated New York City, the last city to be occupied at the end of the Revolutionary War. General George Washington led his troops in a parade down Broadway, with a celebratory dinner being held at Fraunces Tavern. Celebrate this momentous event in New York City’s history by visiting the Museum for special programming that includes live performances by the uniformed New Jersey Fifes & Drums. They will be performing 18th century music that would have been played by military corps during the Revolutionary War. $1 admission 54 Pearl Street.
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz, Director of the Arnold and Leona Finkler Institute of Holocaust Research at Bar-Ilan University, will share the extraordinary story of a religious artifact that survived the horrors of Auschwitz and a Nazi death march. This artifact, a shofar (a ram’s horn that is made into a special wind instrument used during Jewish High Holiday religious services), is on view in the Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. exhibition. Along with the history of this shofar, Professor Baumel-Schwartz will discuss other forms of spiritual resistance during the Holocaust that she has encountered in her career.
FREE 36 Battery Place.
Lecture: Stories of Oracle Bone Inscriptions – a Pivotal Link in Chinese Civilization
Discovered 120 years ago by Wang Yirong, Chancellor of the Qing Imperial Academy in Beijing in 1899, Jiǎgǔwén (oracle bone inscriptions, OBI) refers to scripts engraved on animal bones and turtle shells, mostly for divination and events dating back to 1600 BC.
Hundreds of thousands of oracle bones were unearthed during the last century.
Dr. Chen’s lecture will discuss: discovery of OBI, past and current study of OBI, how OBI is used to date the origin of the Chinese writing and the illustration of the vivid Shang royal life through a number of famous OBI pieces. FREE 40 Rector Street.
For more information, contact Scott Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org
Gotham Girls Winter Futsal League & Formativo Training
Gotham Girls F.C. – the only NYC all-girls soccer club
is running our Winter Futsal League for girls ages 7 to 16.
(Our foundational development soccer – Formativo – is available for girls ages 7-10). Our dedicated coaches ref the fun, active 50-minute 4v4 indoor futsal games, and provide coaching to develop girls foot skills and knowledge.
Dates are December 7/8 – March 21/22.
Games are on Saturdays or Sundays (depending on age)
at PS276 and PS234 gyms.
Cost is $210 for 12 games.
To register for Winter Futsal or Formativo, please go to http://gothamgirls.org.
Cass Gilbert and the Evolution of the New York Skyscraper
by John Simko
CLASSIFIEDS & PERSONALS
Swaps & Trades ~ Respectable Employment ~ Lost & Found
LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AVAILABLE
FOR BABYSITTING OR TUTORING
17 year old young man, lifetime resident of Tribeca and BPC.
Went to PS 234, Lab Middle School and currently attending Millennium HS. This summer was a Councilor at Pierce Country Day Camp. Excellent references.Very experienced with kids under 10.
Available for weeknight and weekend baby-sitting and tutoring middle-schoolers in Math or Science.
Please contact Emmett at 917.733.3572
CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AIDE SEEKING
Full-Time Live-In Elder Care
I am loving, caring and hardworking with 12 years experience. References available. Marcia 347-737-5037 email@example.com
ELDER CARE NURSE AIDE
with 17 years experience seeks PT/FT work. Refs available Call or text 718 496 6232 Dian
DO YOU NEED A PERSONAL ASSISTANT?
I am experienced, reliable, knowledgeable and able to work flexible hours.
CHINESE AIDE/CAREGIVER FOR ELDERLY
Cantonese/Mandarin-speaking and Excellent Cook for Battery Park City.
SEEKING FREE-LANCE PUBLIC RELATIONS PROFESSIONAL OR SMALL PR FIRM
Work with well-reviewed author of five E-books, developing and implementing outreach strategies. Includes writing, placement, research, new outlets and on-line advertising. Savvy social media skills a must. Downtown location.
Please send resume and fee schedule to: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Available starting September for PT/FT.
Wonderful person, who is a great worker. Reference Available
Available for PT/FT elder care. Experienced. References Angella
DITCH THE DIETS & LOSE WEIGHT FOR GOOD
Call Janine to find out how with hypnosis.
EXPERIENCED ELDER CARE
Able to prepare nutritious meals and light housekeeping
Excellent references 12yrs experienced 347-898-5804
Call Hope email@example.com
NOTARY PUBLIC IN BPC
$2 per notarized signature Text Paula at 917-836-8802
IT AND SECURITY SUPPORT
Experienced IT technician. Expertise in 1-on-1 tutoring for all ages.Computer upgrading & troubleshooting. Knowledgeable in all software programs.
James Kierstead firstname.lastname@example.org 347-933-1362. Refs available
OLD WATCHES SOUGHT, PREFER NON-WORKING
Mechanical pocket and wristwatches sought and sometimes repaired
If you would like to place a listing, please contact email@example.com
Cruise Ships in New York Harbor
Arrivals & Departures
Saturday, November 23
Anthem of the Seas
Inbound 5:30 am (Bayonne); outbound 3:00 pm
Port Canaveral, FL/Bahamas
Sunday, November 24
Inbound 6:15 am; outbound 3:30 pm
Port Canaveral, FL/Bahamas
Many ships pass Lower Manhattan on their way to and from the Midtown Passenger Ship Terminal. Others may be seen on their way to or from piers in Brooklyn and Bayonne. Stated times, when appropriate, are for passing the Colgate clock in Jersey City, New Jersey, and are based on sighting histories, published schedules and intuition. They are also subject to tides, fog, winds, freak waves, hurricanes and the whims of upper management.
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