Right Events

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Friday, January 30, 2004

February Events (events are updated all the time so check back!):

February 1, 2004, 6pm: The Metropolitan Republican Club will host a Superbowl party at 122 East 83rd Street. Beer, soda, popcorn, pizza will be served. $10 at the door. 6:00 p.m. Email mail@MetClubNYC.org for more information.

February 2, 2004, 6pm: Fox News's Rita Crosby at the WNRC, 3 West 51st Street. Free.

February 3, 2004, 7 pm: Town Hall Meetup at Manhattan Lounge, 1720 2nd Ave, between East 89th and 90th. All meetup.com events are free.

February 4, 2004, 6:30pm:The New York State Conservative Party presents Richard Miniter, investigative journalist and author of "Losing Bin Laden: How Bill Clinton's Failures Unleashed Global Terror" and R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., Editor in Chief, the American Spectator at the Women's National Republican Club, 3 West 51st Street.

February 5, 2004, 7:30p.m: The New York Young Republican Club cordially invites you to their first annual Ronald Reagan Birthday Celebration and Awards Reception. Alger Mansion, 45 Downing Street (at Sixth Ave and Bleeker). Cocktail or Business Attire Requested. Honorees Include: John O'Sullivan Editor, National Interest; Editor-at-Large, National Review Former Special Advisor to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Anthony Coles, Former Deputy Mayor, NYC. Master of Ceremonies: Deroy Murdock, Syndicated Columnist, Scripps Howard News Service. Please join us for this very special event as we honor one of America's greatest Presidents and those who have achieved great success in Reaganesque style and who continue to advance his principles. Early Registration by January 30: Members - $85, Non-Members - $110, Ticket + Membership - $120, Event Co-Chair - $200. Early registration must be paid online by credit card or postmarked by January 30. For transactions dated after January 30 prices are: Members - $100, Non-Members - $125, Ticket + Membership - $135. To pay by credit card on our secure server, please click here. To pay by check, make payable to NY Young Republican Club and mail to: NY Young Republican Club, 244 Madison Ave, #426 New York, NY 10016. For more information, please email RobertH@nycyr.org or call 718-358-2848. DIRECTIONS: A,C,E, F,V Trian to West 4th Street @ 6th Ave. Walk 3 blocks south to Downing Street. 1,2 Train to Houston Street. Walk 1/2 block north to Downing Street. 6 Train to Bleeker Street. Walk west till Bleeker become Downing. N,R Train to Spring Street. Walk 2 blocks north to Bleeker and then west till Bleeker become Downing.

February 5, 2004, 6:30pm: The Metropolitan Republican Club will sponsor its monthly First Thursday informal social event at the club's headquarters, 123 East 83rd Street. $10 at the door for beer, wine, snacks and great conversations with fellow Republicans.

February 6, 2004, 9pm: Come Celebrate Ronald Reagan's 93rd Birthday with Republican Riot, An Evening of Stand-up Comedy with a conservative bent starring Julia Gorin of FoxNews.com and OpinionJournal.com and Robert George of the New York Post at Don't Tell Mama Cabaret, 343 W. 46th St., between 8th & 9th Aves (All major subways nearby at 42nd St., Times Square: N/R, 1/9, 2/3, E, A and C Trains, plus the Grand Central Shuttle). $ 10 cover charge, plus a two-drink minimum (cash only). RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED: 212-757-0788 (Call after 4:00)

February 6, 2004, 7:30pm: The WNRC Junior Committee presents its pre-Valentine's Party (aka Cupid's Evening) featuring Atlantic Recording Artist Eddie Zak, appetizers, full buffet amorousr accessories. If reserved by February 4th, members $40, guests $50. At the door: $55. 3 West 51st Street

February 9, 2004, Reception: 5:15pm - 6:15pm, Program: 6:15pm - 7:00pm: Republican Jewish Coalition Invites You to A Reception Featuring Fred Zeidman Chairman, US Holocaust Memorial Council Member, RJC Board of Directors President Bush & the Jewish Community. Reception includes kosher refreshments and free admission to the on-site Yeshiva University Museum at time of the event. Admission is free for all current RJC members. Non-members $75 for admission (includes one year membership to RJC). Please RSVP by Monday, February 2nd to Greg Menken at gmenken@rjchq.org or call 212-922-0839. Space is limited. Payment Information: Checks can be made out to RJC and mailed to:353 Lexington Avenue #1204, New York, NY 10016. Credit Card Information can be faxed to 212-922-0897. Or bring payment to the event.

February 10, 2004, 6:30pm: The Donald & Paula Smith Family Foundation presents a debate on 'The Korean Conundrum: Should the U.S. use the carrot, the stick, or the community of nations to address this threat?' Featuring Frank Gaffney, President, Center for Security Policy. Joel S. Wit, Senior Fellow, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute. Moderator Elizabeth C. Economy Director of Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations. The debate will be held at The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York (Corner of 34th Street & 5th Avenue). This event is free but they ask that you RSVP on the Smith Family Foundation website.

February 10, 2004, 7pm: Bush 2004 Meetup at Manhattan Lounge, 1720 2nd Ave, between East 89th and 90th. All meetup.com events are free.

February 12, 2004, 7pm: Monthly Meeting of the New York Young Republican Club. The guest speaker will be Carl Limbacher, editor of Newsmax.com and author of "Hillary's Scheme." Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm Place: Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmens Club, 283 Lexington Ave (bet 36th & 37th St), 2nd Floor. Admission: Members - FREE, Non Members - $5, F/T Students - $2. Join them for drinks after every meeting in the backroom at Saga, on Lex and 39th.

February 16, 2004, 6pm: The Editors of The New Criterion invite you to attend a cocktail reception to welcome new members of The Friends of The New Criterion. The event will be at the New Criterion offices, 900 Broadway Ste. 602, 6:00 – 8:00. R.S.V.P. Dawn Steeves (212) 247-6980. Or by e-mail steeves@newcriterion.com.

February 18, 2004, 6pm: Bush2004 Fundraiser featuring Governor George Pataki, LT. Governor Mary Donohue, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Sandy Treadwell, business leaders Marvin Bush, Henry Kravis and Stephen Schwartzman and special guest Karl Rove. This event will cost $250. If you would like to attend, please e-mail me with your full mailing address and an invitation will be sent to you. A ticket will be issued upon receipt of your contribution. Please note, there will be no tickets available at the door. This should be a terrific event and a great way to show your support for the president.

February 19, 2004, 7pm: Monthly Meeting of the other New York Young Republican Club (yes really, there are two). Women's National Republican Club, 3 West 51st Street (Between 5th and 6th Avenues). Guest Speakers to include one of the famed "Tuskegee Airmen", Col. Clayton Lawrence, official 2004 Convention update, and club election information. Please plan to arrive on time so as not to disturb the speakers. As always meetings are free and open to the public.

February 19, 2004, 7pm: The New York City affiliate of the Shooters' Committee on Political Education, a pro-RKBA organization, meets at Charlie Mom's Restaurant, 1491 1st Avenue (between 77th and 78th Streets). Guests are welcome.

February 23, 2004, 8pm: Robert Peters of Morality in Media will be the guest speaker at the Gertrude and Morrison Parker West Side Republican Club. Location: 208 Amsterdam Avenue, between 69th and 70th Streets. This is the annex to the Lincoln Square Synagogue (the glass doors facing Amsterdam Avenue). No RSVP needed. Free. Thanks to Toni for the info.

February 24, 2004, 7pm: John Podhoretz, author of "Bush Country" will be reading and signing books at the Barnes & Noble, on the corner of Broadway and West 82nd Street.

February 24, 2004, 6pm: ACLU Marriage Panel (with Log Cabin Republican/NY speaker Jeff Cook), Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South.

February 24, 5pm: Press Conference and Rally in support of Michael Benjamin's candidacy for US Senate. Corner of 52nd Street & 7th Avenue. In front of Sheraton Hotel.

February 26, 2004, 7pm: Republican Party Meetup at Waikiki Wally's (Tiki Bar & Hawaiian Restaurant), 101 E. 2nd St between First Avenue and Avenue A. All meetup.com events are free.