Last Call for “Toast to Teaching” at the Hudson Hotel

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Please join Urban Teaching Corps as they host “Toast to Teaching – An End of Summer Soiree.” One hundred percent of the proceeds will help support young educators who have dedicated themselves to teaching urban youth and closing the achievement gap. There will be music and mingling among 200 young professionals. Thursday, September 26, 6pm – 9pm.

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Kings of Leon and Alicia Keys at the Global Citizen Festival 2013 (Free)

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Join Global Citizen Festival 2013, Cotton On Foundation, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder and John Mayer as they celebrate success and accelerating progress to a world without extreme poverty by 2030. The campaign focuses on health, education, women equality and global partnership. The free-ticketed festival is taking place on Saturday, September 28, in Central Park (Great Lawn). Gates open at 2pm; concert starts at 4pm.

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Fundraiser: Farewell Summer 2013 Benefit

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Farewell Summer 2013 is a fundraiser that benefits the Ajile L. Turner Scholarship Foundation, an organization that awards students who demonstrate academic achievement and a desire to work in the arts & entertainment industries through entrepreneurial pursuit. The fundraiser will be held on Thursday, September 12, at the Galapagos Art Space in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Expected performances by Common, Yahzarah, Darien Brockington, Candace Coles and the Strivers Row Poetry Collective. Supporter: $50. Friend: $75. VIP: $125.

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