August 19, 2017

Harlem Day: Sunday, August 20

Sunday, August 20
HARLEM DAY
W. 135th St. (bet. 5th Ave & Malcolm X Blvd)
Site I
10:00AM – 4:00PM
Upper Manhattan Auto Show
Featuring classic, vintage and the newest cars, as well as motorcycles and historic buses.
West 135th Street between 5th Avenue & Malcolm X Blvd.

12:00PM-6:00PM
Our Health Village
Health testing, education and information
Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion 
(between 136th Street and 137th & Malcolm X Blvd.

10AM-4PM
Upper Manhattan Small Business Expo & Fair(Fifth Avenue & Malcolm X Blvd)

HARLEM WEEK /USTA
Tri-State Junior Tennis Clinics 10AM-4PM
Howard Bennett Playground –
W. 135TH Street Fifth Ave & Malcolm X Blvd

NY City “Children’s Festival” (Day 2) 
12NOON – 7PM
Theme: “Back to School”. Featuring exhibits, games, arts & crafts, live music, dance, free health testing and sports clinics
135th St. (bet. Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Blvds.)

Site II
1:00PM-7:00PM
HMF-5th Avenue Main Stage 
Jazz, R&B Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Gospel and guest artists

Site III
1:00PM-7:00PM
HMF/YMCA Stage
Dance, Gospel, Jazz, Spoken Word, Hip-Hop, R&B, Musical Theater and “Back to School” Children’s Fashion Show
135TH Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd

Site IV 
1:00PM-7:00PM
HMF St. Nicholas Avenue Main Stage
W. 135th St. and St. Nicholas Ave.
R&B, Jazz, Hip Hop, Blues, and Dance with special guest performances by guest artists

1:00PM-6:00PM
International Vendors VillageUpscale arts and crafts and designers

NYC 37th India Day Parade: Sunday Aug. 20, 2017

What: Join us in the World's Largest India Day Parade! There will be floats, live dance performances, dances, marching bands, music, food vendors, and so much more!
When: Sunday Aug. 20, 2017 @noon - 6pm
Where: E 38th St - E 26th St down Madison Avenue
Cost: FREE

Honey Weekend @Wave Hill

What: This signature weekend offers a buzz-worthy range of activities, from candle-making and honey-extraction demonstrations to a "Be a Bee" Family Art Project that has become a classic. Meet local beekeepers in The Shop, where you can expect a delectable selection of local, artisanal honeys.
When: Aug 19-20, 2017
Where: Wave Hill - West 249th Street and Independence Avenue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York. 
Cost: Admission to the grounds this weekend is $10 adults, $6 students and seniors 65+, $4 children 6–18. Reciprocal benefits, guest and family passes are not accepted. As always, admission is free to Wave Hill Members and children under six.

Harlem Week: Summer in the City

Saturday, Aug. 19, 12 Noon - 5pm
NY City “Children’s Festival” (Day I) Featuring parade, exhibits, games, arts & crafts, live music, dance, free health testing and sports clinics
135th St. (bet. Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvds.)
11AM – 2PM

Harlem Honeys and BearsSenior citizen’s swimming demonstrations
For the whole family
Hansborough Recreation Center
W. 135th St. (bet. Malcolm X Blvd. & Fifth Ave.

12:00 Noon – 5PM
HARLEM WEEK HIGHER EDUCATION FAIR
Highlighting SUNY, CUNY, Community Colleges, Technical & Trade Schools, and showcasing Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Over 50 colleges, universities and public and private institutions of higher learning will provide information on admissions, scholarships and financial aid.
West 135th Street (between Malcolm X and A. C. Powell, Jr., Blvds.)

12:00PM-3:00PM
“Dancing In The Streets”135th Street & St. Nicholas Ave. Stage

3:00PM-4:00PM
The Fabulous Fashion Flava ShowFeaturing the best in Urban Fashions
135th Street & St. Nicholas Ave. Stage
4:00PM – 6:00PM
HMF “Uptown Saturday Concert”
11:00AM – 5:00PM
International Vendors VillageFeaturing Arts & Crafts, Music, Clothing, Jewelry, Hats, Sculptures, Foods, Job Recruitment, Product Sampling, and Corporate Exhibits
From W. 135th Street Malcolm X. Blvd to Frederick Douglas Blvd.

7:00PM
HARLEM WEEK/Imagenation Outdoor Film Festival
Featured Film: “I Am Not Your Negro”
Director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished – a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words. He draws upon James Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr. to explore and bring a fresh and radical perspective to the current racial narrative in America.
On The Great Lawn of St. Nicholas Park
W. 135th St. & St. Nicholas Ave.

HUDSON RIVER PARK’S 18TH ANNUAL BLUES BBQ

What: 2017 looks to be an EPIC year for the Blues BBQ Festival! After a terrific 2016 event, the 18th annual Blues BBQ returns to Pier 97 for an amazing day filled with food, friends and great blues music! Pairing America’s best Blues and Roots musicians with New York City’s favorite BBQ restaurants makes for an unforgettable summer day on the Hudson River!
When: Sat. Aug. 19 @2pm
Where: PIER 97 IN CLINTON, NYC
Cost: FREE

Summer Streets NYC

What: Summer Streets is an annual celebration of New York City's most valuable public space—our streets. Summer Streets provides space for healthy recreation and encourages New Yorkers to use more sustainable forms of transportation. Download this year’s Citi Summer Streets Activity Guide.
When: Saturday Aug. 19, 7am -1pm
Where: Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, along Park Avenue and connecting streets
Cost: FREE

August 2, 2017

Final Uptown Bounce: Latin Disco

What: Final free summer block party

At the Museum of the City of New York: Celebrate the finale of Uptown Bounce with this sizzling Latin-infused '70s dance party inspired by the Museum’s exhibition, Rhythm & Power: Salsa in New York.
At El Museo del Barrio:
'Uptown' is in the house at El Museo! Check out the 'Puerto Rican Debt Fair' presented by Occupy Museums at this year's Whitney Biennial, and special performance by artists La Chiquita Brujita with DJ Geko Jones. 

When: Wednesday, August 9, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost: Free with Registration

July 26, 2017

Uptown Bounce: Icons of the '80s

What: Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for our free summer block party series celebrating East Harlem at the top of Museum Mile. 

At the Museum of the City of New York:
Celebrate the decade when hair was big, fashion was bold, and pop superstars reigned in this tribute to late great musical legends Whitney Houston, David Bowie, and George Michael.
At El Museo del Barrio:
El Museo is bringing positive “palo” energy to Uptown Bounce! Rooted in Africa's Congo region and later brought to the Caribbean, the “palo” (stick) was created and used to reinforce the power of the Congo spirits.
  • Create your very own "palo" embedded with the energy to bring positive change in unity.
  • DJ Bembona will spin some Latinx & Afro-Diasporadical sounds.
When: Wednesday, August 2, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost: Free with Registration