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Thursday, September 01, 2005


(VARIOUS DATES)September 9,10,13,14,15,16,17 at 7:30 p.m.
September 11, 18 at 2 p.m: Jay Chaffin, an active member in NY's Republican scene, will be performing in William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice at Producers' Club II, 616 Ninth Avenue (btw. 43rd and 44th St.)Tickets are $15 and are available at http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showCode=MER2 or by calling 212-868-4444.

September 7, 2005, 7:00pm: New York Young Republican Club (the state-party affiliated one) SEPTEMBER SOCIAL: Fall Season Kickoff. Come to Tonic Bar - 727 7th Avenue, b/n 48th & 49th Streets, 2nd Floor. We will raffle off 2 box seats for the 9/10/05 Yankees-Red Sox game! $5 Yuenglings & $5 Cosmos. No cover!

September 7, 2005, 8:00pm: A JinxMagazine.com debate: Are Chain Stores and Big Box Retailers Hurting New York City? Yes: Becky Ellis (Burning Man participant) No: Megan McArdle (JaneGalt.net, The Economist). Moderator: Michel "The Brain" Evanchik Host: Todd Seavey. Lolita Bar (northeast corner of Broome and Allen on Manhattan's Lower East Side). Free admission, cash bar.

September 8, 2005, Reception at 6:00pm, Debate at 7:00pm: The Federalist Society presents a debate: IS ELIOT SPITZER GOOD FOR AMERICA? Richard Epstein,who is the James Parker Hall Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Chicago and James E. Tierney,who served as the Attorney General of Maine from 1980 until 1990. He is now the Director of the National State Attorneys General Program at Columbia Law School, where he has also taught as a Lecturer-in-Law since the fall of 2000. Moderated by: Mark W. Smith, an attorney and author of The New York Times Best-Seller, The Official Handbook of the Vast Right- Wing Conspiracy, published by Regnery Books in 2004. LOCATION:The Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, New York, NY 10017. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Refreshments will be served. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information, telephone Mark Schuman at (212) 578-9043 or e-mail: mschuman18@yahoo.com

September 8, 2005, 6:00 pm, Committee to Elect Zinberg presents a reception for Dr. Joel Zinberg, Republican candidate for the City Council in the 5th District on the East Side at Archer's, 1643 First Avenue (between 85th and 86th Street). $45 minimum contribution.

September 8, 2005, 7:30pm: New York Young Republican Club (the independent one) monthly meeting. 9/11 - Reflections from the People Who Reported on the Scene with Fox News Channel Anchorman Jon Scott and Fox News Radio's NY Correspondent/Anchor Robyn Walensky Co-Author "Covering Catastrophe - Broadcast Journalists Report 9-11-01" Join us as we present a very special discussion led by the people who covered 9/11 from the ground, the air and the studio, and they share their thoughts and feelings on what it was like and how they dealth with bringing the news of the horrific events of September 11, 2001 to the public. We will also be joined by the leaders of the Twin Towers Memorial Foundation as they present their alternative vision for the ground zero memorial that does not include the so called "International Freedom Center." For more information visit http://wtctowersmemorial.org/

September 10, 2005, 5:00pm: TR/Gramercy Park Republican Group meeting at 191 Seventh Avenue #2S(W. 21st Street). Manhattan Borough President Candidate Barry Popik and City Council candidates Patrick Murphy and Joel Zinberg will speak. Other Republican candidates have been invited to speak as well. Admission is $20.00 for non-members, and $10.00 for TR/Gramercy Park Republican Group members. Refreshments served.

September 12, 2005, 9:00pm: A Republican comedian, Anne Lee, from San Francisco (!) will perform at Stand Up New York, Broadway at 78th/79th Street.

September 12, 2005, 6:30pm: The Harlem Republican Club will hold its monthly meeting at 309 West 136th Street, located between Frederick Douglass Boulevard (8th Avenue) and Edgecombe Avenue. Please RSVP to (212) 491-9030 All are Welcome!

September 14, 2005, 7:00pm: "Republican Unity Fundraiser" for City Council Candidate(District 4) Patrick Murphy At the home of Greg Morey, 38 East First Street (between First and Second Avenues). Contributions: $250: Sponsor $75: Supporter Kindly RSVP by paying online.

September 14, 2005, 7:00 pm: George Galloway and Christopher Hitchens will debate the Iraq war at the Mason Hall, Baruch College Performing Arts Center, East 25th Street and Lexington Avenue. Tickets are available online for $12.

September 15, 2005: 12 noon to 1 p.m. James Taranto, on "Rating the White House." West Side YMHA (the Makor Steinhardt Center of the 92nd Street Y), 35 West 67th Street. For tickets and information: http://www.92Y.org or call 212-415-5500. $16 plus at $3 service charge; the service charge can be reduced to $1.50 by ordering online. (Thanks to Toni for this listing).

September 15, 2005, 7:00pm: New York Young Republican Club (the state-party affiliated one) September General Meeting at the Union League Club (38 East 37th Street - business attire only) for our monthly meeting, featuring campaign and Club updates. Our featured guest speakers will be U.S. Senate candidate Jeanine Pirro and National Review columnist Andrew McCarthy. Please come promptly at 7:00 pm.

September 15, 2005, 8:00pm: Log Cabin Republicans Monthly Meeting at the 3 West Club, 3 W. 51st St (between 5th and 6th Avenues).

September 16, 2005, 6:30pm: Fundraiser for Barry Popik, Republican Manhattan Borough President candidate. Little Apple, 537 West 207th Street (near Vermilyea Avenue). Train: 1 Train to 207th Street (exit Broadway). Fundraiser $125 per person. Please RSVP via email angie_gop@yahoo.com...The food here is great! Little Apple is located near council candidate Michael Petelka's art gallery (at the last stop on the A train)--Barry Popik

September 20, 2004, 7:00pm: The TR/Gramercy Park Republican Group will participate in 1,000 Parties for the Mayor. Please stop by our office at 191 Seventh Avenue #2S or one of the 999 other parites for Mayor Mike Bloomberg that night.

September 21, 2005 New York Young Republican Club (the state-party affiliated one) will hold a fundraiser dedicated to helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina at the Chelsea Pier on West 23rd street. The entrance fee for this event ($25 for members, $30 for student non-members and $50 for regular non-members) is minimal and designed to be that way -- we are asking people to give an additional donation to the Red Cross at that event as well. In addition, the club will donate the net proceeds from that event. We raised nearly $15,000 for the victims of last year's tsunami. It is my hope that we can collect at least twice that for the people of New Orleans and Mississippi , our fellow Americans who stood by us when tragedy came to our door.

September 22, 2005, 7:00pm: FUEL FOR TRUTH, An organization whose mission is to gather and disseminate accurate information about Israel and the Middle East, presents: Expose Yourself To The Truth at Glo - 431 West 16th Street (b/w 9h & 10th Avenues). 1 hour OPEN BAR following presentation - along with top NYC DJs. ADMISSION: $10 (in advance), $15 (at door). Buy tickets online.

September 22, 2005, 7:00-9:00PM Let’s Talk Republican. A brand new, Issue-oriented, Networking opportunity for Met Club members. Major New York City industries face unique issues, challenges, and problems. How do you tackle them from the Republican point of view? Let’s Talk Republican! is the place to discuss your concerns with other Met Club members. Whether your focus is domestic, national, or international, you’ll find a lively forum here. Key industries targeted for 2005-06: real estate, health care, and the media. More to come! First Topic discussed: The real estate industry. Brokers, developers, financiers, agents, managers, and MRC members from related professions are heartily encouraged to come and chat, network, and relax. Bring your business cards. A club member will get the discussion rolling. The format is casual and relaxed. Please RSVP to letstalkrepublican@metclubnyc.org and answer the following question: What is the most important issue facing Republicans in the real estate industry today? Responses will be discussed at the event. Please be prompt! Free to members and non-members!Refreshments will be served.

September 24, 2005, 11:00am: Ayn Rand’s New York walking tour 'Ayn Rand's Park Avenue', meet at the Metlife Bldg, on 45th St., west of Lexington Ave., between Lexington and Vanderbilt (where you’d expect it be Park Ave.) Visit buildings where Rand lived and held her salons. See where scenes from ''Atlas Shrugged'' would have happened. See the building where Rand learned about architecture while working for Ely Jacques Kahn. 3 hours, $15 per person, $10 for seniors.

September 25, 2005, 11:00am: Ayn Rand’s New York walking tour 'Skyscrapers of the Fountainhead', meets at 1 Broadway, at the Bowling Green. Learn about the changing styles in architecture -- from Beaux Arts to Art Deco to International Style -- that form the background to the story of Roark's struggle. See Pagan symbolism in public art, in the Art Deco style, and in Rand's work. Was Roark Wright? -- the real-life models for Rand's characters. Learn who they were. 2-1/2 hours, $15 per person, $10 for seniors.

September 28, 2005, 7:00pm: The George W. Bush meetup has a new organizer. The first meetup will be held at The Bryant Park Grill on 25 West 40th between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.