FEBRUARY LIST OF EVENTS
February 1, 2005, 3:00pm: The Congress of Racial Equality will air its weekly radio show. As CORE celebrates Black History Month, we will be joined by guests from Mississippi this week. Discussing the changes Mississippi has gone through, Mayor Philip Curtis West of Natchez, Mississippi, tells of his experiences as a black man during the civil rights movement. Mr. Jerry Mitchell, journalist at The Clarion Ledger, joins us to cover the unfolding trial of Edgar Ray Killen as he is charged with the murder of CORE’s civil rights volunteers. “The CORE Hour” airs every Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the internet at www.RIGHTALK.com. Please feel free to call in and comment during the broadcast at: 1-866-884-TALK
February 2, 2005, 7:00pm: The organization Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, or HIAS is doing in NYC to benefit Jewish and other Iranian religious minorities seeking refuge from persecution at P.M. 50 Gansevoort Street. Featuring: **Special Guest** Persian Jewish comedian Dan Ahdoot - finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing! Also including: *Complimentary wine
*Middle Eastern Treats * DJ Shuffaluffugus spinning dance music with
an international flare *A Chance to Win Exciting Prizes, while making a difference in the lives of refugees! Tickets: $45 in advance/ $50 at the door (tax deductible). (Visa and Mastercard accepted) Details are here.
February 2, 2005, 7:00 PM: Townhall.com Meetup at Typhoon, 22 East 54 St. Between 5th Ave. and Madison Ave. All meetup.com events are free.
February 2, 2005, 7:30pm: Tune in to the State of the Union Address with the NYYRC (the state party affiliated one)! Where: Metro 53, 307 East 53rd Street, Downstairs(btwn 1st & 2nd Sts. - closer to 2nd). What: 42" plasma television, Private Room and Bar. Questions? Email Events Chair Britta Jepsen at email@example.com. This is a members only event. You must be a member of the affiliated NYYRC to attend.
February 3, 2005, 6:30pm: Metropolitan Republican Club First Thursday. 122 East 83rd Street, between Lexington and Park. On the first Thursday of each month, the Met Club presents its monthly informal social and political salon. $10 at the door for Met Club members, $20 for nonmembers, includes all refreshments and light snacks.
February 3, 2005,7:30pm: The New York Young Republican Club (the independent one) cordially invites you to our second annual Ronald Reagan Birthday Celebration and Awards Reception at Scopa, 79 Madison Avenue(between 27th & 28th streets). Cocktail or Business Attire Requested. Great Communicator Award: Joe Scarborough, Former Congressman and MSNBC TV Host. Peace Through Strength Award: Frank Gaffney, President, Center for Security Policy. Shining City on a Hill Award: Curtis Sliwa Founder, Guardian Angels. Master of Ceremonies: Robert George, NY Post. 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. We will have a cocktail hour, a sumptuous buffet and open bar for beer, wine and soda. Early Registration by January 26: 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 26. For tickets purchased after January 26 prices are: Members - $100, Non-Members - $125, Ticket + Membership - $135. Anyone wishing to join or renew their membership, taking advantage of our special members pricing, can do so in conjunction with a ticket purchase. 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.
February 3, 2005, 7:00pm: Junto, presents Richard W. Stevens on The Untold Story of Civilian Disarmament and Genocide. The New York Helmsley Hotel
212 East 42nd Street, just east of Third Ave. Admission Free. No reservation necessary. Mr. Stevens advocates for the freedom to own firearms. He is the author, with Aaron Zelman, of "Death by Gun Control: The Human Cost of Victim Disarmament" in 2001 argues that gun control "is a pre-condition for genocide." His earlier book "Dial 911 and Die", in 1999, argues that police have no legal obligation to protect people from criminals. An attorney, Mr. Stevens taught legal research and writing at the George Washington University Law School and the George Mason University School of Law. He currently specializes in preparing legal briefs for trial and appellate court cases. He is editor of the Bill of Rights Sentinel, a publication of the organization Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership. Some of his articles appear on the website KeepAndBearArms.com. His articles have appeared in legal and other publications,from Ideas on Liberty magazine to S.W.A.T. Magazine. Excerpts will be shown of "Innocents Betrayed," the 2003 documentary film based on this latest book. www.innocentsbetrayed.com. Junto focuses on libertarianism, Objectivism, and investing. Our founder and host is Victor Niederhoffer. Current meeting information can be found at NYCJunto.com
February 8, 2005,12:10-2:00pm: The Comparative Defense Studies Program, The Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies & The Middle East Institute present: “Eurabia: the Euro-Arab Symbiosis and the Estrangement from America”. Columbia University, Room 1302 International Affairs Building, 13th floor School of International and Public Affairs 420 West 118th Street.
February 8, 2005, 3:00pm: The Congress of Racial Equality will air its weekly radio show. Guest this week will be Kenneth Blackwell, Secretary of State of Ohio. “The CORE Hour” airs every Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the internet at www.RIGHTALK.com. Please feel free to call in and comment during the broadcast at: 1-866-884-TALK
February 8, 2005: 6:30pm prompt. Debate: "The Nuclear Middle East: Is There a Clear and Consistent Politcy to Contain This Risk?" Featuring Kenneth M. Pollack, director of the Sarban Center at the Brookings Institution; Reuel Marc Gerecht, resident fellow, the American Enterprise Institute; Avner Cohen, professor, University of Maryland. Moderator: Harvey Shapiro, senior contributing editor, Institutional Investor. Presented by the Donald and Paula Smith Family Foundation. At the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (northeast corner of 34th Street and Fifth Avenue). Reception to follow. RSVP required on the Smith Family Foundation Website. Business attire please. Free
February 8, 2005, 7:00pm: The Church of Our Saviour, a landmark church on Park Avenue, will be holding a black&white Mardi Gras gala to celebrate its golden anniversary. The money raised will go toward the church's restoration fund. The event will be held at The Pierre, Fifth Avenue at Sixty-first Street. R.s.v.p (212) 588-9148. Black tie. Black and white attire. Silent Auction. $500 per person. The Church is also seeking donations for its silent auction. If you or your business would like to donate an item, please contact Karol at 212-588-9148.
February 9, 2005: 7:00pm: The Young Republican Club (the state party affiliated one) is holding a Valentine Party at Madame X, 94 West Houston Street, 2nd Floor (located on the north side of West Houston between LaGuardia Place and Thompson Street). RSVP to RSVP@nyyrc.com Free (except for your drinks)
February 9, 2005, 7:00pm: Club for Growth Meetup in the lobby of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, East 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. All meetup.com events are free.
February 10, 2005, 6:30 to 8:30PM: County Legislator Jim Maisano Fund-Raiser Place: Tombolino Restaurant, 356 Kimball Ave., Yonkers, NY. Donation: $200 (Checks payable to "Friends of Jim Maisano"). Please RSVP to (914) 963-0526 x10 by February 3, 2005. It would be great if you could attend this event. With Westchester becoming increasingly Democratic, it is imperative that we have the financial resources this year to battle the Democratic political machine in this County. I want to keep fighting for fiscal responsibility and ethical government for another 2 years and help restore a Republican majority to the County Legislature. You can pay at the door. You can also send a donation to: Friends of Jim Maisano, P.O. Box 1141, New Rochelle, NY 10802.
February 10, 2005, 7:30pm: NYYRC (the independent one) General Meeting. Our guest speaker will be Henry Stern, the former Commissioner of Parks under Mayor Giuliani. Mr Stern is the founder of NY Civic, one of the leading non-partisan good government groups focusing on issues that affect NYC and NYS. His daily writings on the NYCivic.com website are often reprinted on the opinion pages of the major NY newspapers. Mr. Stern will talk about the future of NYC in the face of the coming mayoral election, the CFE school decision, the problems currently facing Albany, and future budget shortfalls. In order to speed the check-in process, please rsvp in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org with "RSVP HENRY STERN" in the subject. Please include your FULL name and contact info. 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. Please join us for drinks after every meeting in the backroom at Saga, on Lex and 39th.
February 11, 2005, 7:30PM: The WNRC Junior Committee invites you to our annual Pre-Valentine's Day Party. Full buffet, open bar. Enjoy the sounds of the Chris Gillespie Quartet. $40 - Members & YR's, $45 - Non-Members, $50 - Door. Please RSVP by replying to this email. Hope to see you on the 11th. Cupid will be there!!!!
February 13, 2005, 3:00-4:30 p.m: Metropolitan Republican Club Great Decisions. 122 East 83rd Street, between Lexington and Park. Foreign policy discussion group based on the program developed by the Foreign Policy Association. A limited number of the workbook will be available for purchase @ $20. No charge to participate. Ambrose Benkert and David Casavis are the group leaders. Topic: U.S. Intelligence. 3:00-4:30 p.m.
February 16, 2005, 6:00pm: The Irish-American Republicans "The GOP's Delta Force" invites you to the 8th Annual Irish American Republican Awards Reception at O'Neill's, 3rd Avenue and 45th Street, New York, NY. Tickets $100.00 per person. Mail checks to: NAIAR, Post Office Box 11256, Albany, NY 11221. RSVP by e-mail to: email@example.com
February 17, 2005, 7:00pm: The NYYRC (the state party affiliated one) will hold its monthly meeting at the UNION LEAGUE CLUB. The Union League is located at 38 East 37th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues. BUSINESS ATTIRE IS REQUESTED for all general membership meetings. Our speaker will be Stephanie Stokes Oliver.
February 17-19, 2005: CPAC in Washington, DC. This is the premier conservative event. If you've never attended, you don't know what you're missing. 4000 conservatives, the best speakers anywhere and an excellent weekend of conservative thought. More information on CPAC.org.
February 20, 2005, 3:00-4:30 p.m: Metropolitan Republican Club Great
Decisions. 122 East 83rd Street, between Lexington and Park. Foreign
policy discussion group based on the program developed by the Foreign
Policy Association. A limited number of the workbook will be available
for purchase @ $20. No charge to participate. Ambrose Benkert and David
Casavis are the group leaders. Topic: Russia.
February 22, 2005, 6:30pm: SOAP Candidate's School: How to Pursue a Candidacy - February 22, 6:30 to 8:00pm at the Metropolitan Republican Club, 122 East 83rd Street (near Lexington Avenue) For more information, visit their website. SPACE LIMITED - MUST RSVP - (212) 288-8606
February 23, 2005, 7:30pm: A lecture by Roger Kimball. “The Perils of Benevolence: Reflections on Political Correctness” 7:30 p.m. $10 Park Avenue United Methodist Church At 106 East 86th St., Close to Park Ave. This event is part of The City Church, New York “Music and Manners” Lecture and Concert Series.
February 23, 2005, 7:00pm: Republican Jewish Coalition Young Professionals' Happy Hour. Grab a drink! Mix and Mingle! Meet other Jewish Republicans! We will be joined by Ed Skyler, Press Secretary to Mayor Bloomberg. LQNY, 511 Lexington Avenue (between 47th and 48th). Free drink coupon for all current RJC members! Free book-giveaway raffle! RSVP by February 17th by email or phone, email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 212-922-0839. Please forward to your friends and colleagues. This event is open to all.
February 24, 2005, 7:00pm: Republican Party Meetup at Gente Ristorante Italiano, 153 E. 45th St between Lexington and 3rd Ave's. All meetup.com events are free.
February 24, 2005, 6:00pm: The Fordham Law Republicans are sponsoring a screening of the short documentary "Brainwashing 101". The film, which analyzes political correctness on college campuses, was recently named one of the ten best documentaries of 2004 by the Liberty Film Festival. "Brainwashing 101" will be shown in the McNally Amphitheater of Fordham Law School at 140 West 62nd Street (between Columbus & Amsterdam). A question-and-answer session with director Evan Coyne Maloney will follow the screening. All are welcome; admission is free. If you are not able to attend the screening, you can view or download the film online at www.academicbias.com.
February 27, 2005, 3:00-4:30 p.m: Metropolitan Republican Club Great
Decisions. 122 East 83rd Street, between Lexington and Park. Foreign
policy discussion group based on the program developed by the Foreign
Policy Association. Third of 8 sessions. A limited number of the
workbook will be available for purchase @ $20. No charge to participate.
Ambrose Benkert and David Casavis are the group leaders. Topic: Russia.
February 28, 2005, 7:00pm: Brooklyn Young Republican Meet-Up. RoseMary's Greenpoint Tavern, 188 Bedford Ave btw North 6th and 7th, Brooklyn NY 11211, (718) 384-9539. All meetup.com events are free.