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Wellbeing: Daybreaker returns, Ray Rice jersey trade, Sweet September, FOCOS gala

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Fight abuse with Ray Rice jerseys

Now that Ray Rice is no longer with the Baltimore Ravens — or any other NFL team — after video footage surfaced showing him battering his wife in an elevator, sideBAR is turning your unwanted Rice jerseys into a $100 donation to The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, which advocates for legislation to protect women and children in abusive homes. Through September, 118 E. 15th St., www.sidebarny.com

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First Daybreaker of fall is here

The morning dance party Daybreaker resumes Thursday, with beats by DJ Bender, pre-dance yoga, fresh juices and coffee. To get tickets for autumn’s first sober rave at The Ainsworth (122 W. 26th St.) you’ll need the password (psst: “sunrise”).Sept. 18; 6 a.m. yoga,7 a.m. party, www.dybrkr.com

Eat dessert to help Citymeals

Satisfy your sweet tooth to benefit Citymeals-on-Wheels, which provides meals for homebound elderly New Yorkers. Each restaurant will donate at least $1 of each dish sold as part of Sweet September. Through Sept. 21, www.citymeals.org

• Aureole (Vacherin)
• DBGB (Mocha Sundae)
• Make My Cake (Citymeals Cupcakes, Sweet Potato Pound Cake)
• Michael Jordan’s The Steak House N.Y.C.
• Rotisserie Georgette (Tarte Tatin for Two)
• Schnipper (milkshakes)
• Sprinkles Cupcakes (cookies and brownies)
• Telepan (Peanut Butter & Chocolate Gianduja)
• Tribeca Grill (Coffee Hazelnut Torte)

Benefit for health care in Africa

The nonprofit Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine is holding its annual FOCOS Gala to continue bringing orthopedic medical care to West Africa. Live and silent auctions will raise funds for the FOCOS Institute, a medical education hub in Ghana. The organization will honor NBA All-Star Dikembe Mutombo with its Humanitarian Award.$300+, Sept. 29, 6 p.m., www.orthofocos.org

 
 
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