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September Community Calendar 2019

 

Sunday, September 1st @ 10:30am

Sunday Church @ Matthew Henson Space

Matthew Henson Space plays clips of interviews or speeches by our ancestors and influencers. No discussion afterwards. Take from it what you want. Be reminded of what they taught or be introduced to their ideas for the first time. Guest Issa Rae Matthew Henson Space is located at 201A West 139 and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd in Harlem. For more information visit https://www.matthewhensonspace.com/

 

Sunday, September 1st @ 12pm-7pm

House in Harlem Park Sessions

Dj Vince the Prince of the House in Harlem Radio show invites you to enjoy an afternoon of House music in Marcus Garvey Park. Enjoy house music sets by WHCR’s Dj Justice of the Flavorzone, Dj Jerome C of Forbidden Soul, Kev Kruz of Dance 4 Life, and Dj BlackIcon 1 of Musicial Pathways. Our guest dj will be Dj Dirtyfingers of Easton Pa. Hosted by WHCR’s Tina Dixon. Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater is located at 18 Mt Morris Park in Harlem.

 

Sunday, September 1st @ 2pm

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Johnny Rodriguez “Dream Team”

Directed by Johnny Rodriguez (who spent more than 40 years with the Tito Puente Orchestra), the “Dream Team” is a group of New York’s finest—the special kind of musician who can create and improvise on the spot. They specialize in New York and Cuban-style salsa music.

Held a Harlem Meer Central Park Charles A. Dana Discovery Center located on the East side from 106th to 110th Street New York. For more information call 212-860-1370

 

Friday, September 6th @ 6pm

First Fridays Labor Day “Carnival Edition”

A crowd favorite and authentic celebration of the people of African descent in the Caribbean, First Fridays: Labor Day “Carnival” Edition returns with steel pan drummers, moko jumbie, mass camp, and a curated selection of vendors ready to celebrate the culture and special traditions of the West Indies.  Liz The Intl Diva, our host for the night, along with DJ Hard Hittin Harry and DJ JP, and live performers will be there to bring down the house in this community celebration of Carnival. Come dressed and ready with flags to proudly represent your country!  Held at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, located at 515 Malcolm X Boulevard in Harlem, New York. For more information call (917) 275-6975

 

Friday, September 6th @ 6:30pm

Evening Farm Experience

Take a tour of the beautiful Urban Farm. Taste in-season produce, smell the flowers, and learn about the farm’s unique crops and mission. Randall’s Island Park is located at East River and Harlem River in New York. For more information call 212-830-7715

 

Friday, September 6th @ 1pm-9pm

The John Reddick Collection @Harlem Makers Collective

The sophisticated and quality setting Harlem Makers Collective returns this Fall with the ever popular John Reddick Collection!

Come choose from his unique variety of framed African American images, dynamite Posters, Books, Vinyl LPs and assorted Harlem related collectibles. Held at Gallery 8 located at 2602 Frederick Douglass Blvd New York, NY 10030.

 

Saturday, September 7th @ 2pm-4pm

The Wonderful Land of Oz

NYSoM presents The Wonderful Land of Oz in Harlem as a preview for NYSoM Fairytale Festival. NYSoM Wonderful Land of Oz will feature the Wizard of Oz Characters including Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man & Wicked Witch of the West, Spin The Wheel Of Oz for prizes, Storytime from the Land Of Oz, Take the Yellow Brick Road to Lollipop Cookie Decorating and much more! This free event will be held at El Barrio Community Garden & Home Depot Garden on 117 St between 1st & Pleasant Ave.

 

Saturday, September 7th @ 12pm-10pm

The John Reddick Collection @Harlem Makers Collective

The sophisticated and quality setting Harlem Makers Collective returns this Fall with the ever popular John Reddick Collection!

Come choose from his unique variety of framed African American images, dynamite Posters, Books, Vinyl LPs and assorted Harlem related collectibles. Held at Gallery 8 located at 2602 Frederick Douglass Blvd New York, NY 10030.

 

Saturday, September 7th @ 12pm-5pm

Brothers in Recovery Cookout

Annual BBQ for the community with School supply Giveaway. Children must be present with parent. Giveaways from 2pm-3pm. The cookout will be held at St Nicholas Park Located on St Nicholas Avenue at W140th Street. For more information call 646-633-7539

 

Saturday, September 7th @ 7:30pm

Mettawee River Theatre Company: The Ringdove

Mettawee River Theatre Company returns to the Cathedral to present THE RINGDOVE, first produced in 1988.THE RINGDOVE is drawn from THE PANCHATANTRA, a collection of allegorical tales whose origins reach back over 2,000 years, to ancient India. Held at the Cathedral Church of St John the Divine located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street in Harlem. For more information email info@stjohndivine.org or call 212-316-7540.

 

Sunday, September 8th @ 10:30am

Sunday Church @ Matthew Henson Space

Matthew Henson Space plays clips of interviews or speeches by our ancestors and influencers. No discussion afterwards. Take from it what you want. Be reminded of what they taught or be introduced to their ideas for the first time. Guest Sonia Sanchez

Matthew Henson Space is located at 201A West 139 and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd in Harlem. For more information visit https://www.matthewhensonspace.com/

 

Sunday, September 8th @ 12pm-6pm

The John Reddick Collection @Harlem Makers Collective

The sophisticated and quality setting Harlem Makers Collective returns this Fall with the ever popular John Reddick Collection!

Come choose from his unique variety of framed African American images, dynamite Posters, Books, Vinyl LPs and assorted Harlem related collectibles. Held at Gallery 8 located at 2602 Frederick Douglass Blvd New York, NY 10030.

 

Sunday, September 8th @5:15pm-9pm

PJS Jazz Society 2nd Sunday Jazz

 

Enjoy an evening of Jazz, Blues and powerful soul featuring WHCR’s Antoinette Montague. Concerts are held in a cabaret setting. Free wine, Coffee & Tea. Bring your own food & snacks. Doors open at 5pm opening set by young musicians. Concert held at First Presbyterian Church located at 199 North Columbus Avenue (at Lincoln) Mt Vernon New York.For more information call John at 914-667-0823 or visit www.pjsjazz.org

 

Sunday, September 8th @7:30pm

Outdoor Movie Night : Creed II (PG-13)

Creed II reminds us that no matter where you go, remember your roots! Adonis Creed is at the height of his career and happy with his best friend and fiancée Bianca by his side. Against the wishes of his mentor Rocky Balboa, Creed accepts a challenge from Viktor Drago. This fight brings a feud that has spanned over three decades to its breaking point. It will take the love and support of Bianca and the training of Rocky to prepare Creed for the showdown of his life. Bring your family and friends for front row seats to this epic battle in the ring. Enjoy games and crafts before the movie! Free popcorn while supplies last! Held at field 42 of Randall’s Island Park, located at East River and Harlem River in New York. For more information call 212-830-7715

 

Saturday, September 14th@ 5pm

ACT’s 2nd Annual Free Family Outdoor Movie Night!

Movie: The Secret Life of Pets Lawn opens at 5pm, bring your blankets for a movie under the stars. This free event will be held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine located at 1047 Amsterdam Ave. For more information call 212-316-7530 or visitwww.actprograms.org

 

Sunday, September 15th @ 10:30am

Sunday Church @ Matthew Henson Space

Matthew Henson Space plays clips of interviews or speeches by our ancestors and influencers. No discussion afterwards. Take from it what you want. Be reminded of what they taught or be introduced to their ideas for the first time. Guest Richard Pryor

Matthew Henson Space is located at 201A West 139 and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd in Harlem. For more information visit https://www.matthewhensonspace.com/

 

Sunday, September 15th @ 1pm

The 50th annual African American Day Parade, Inc

The African American Day Parade, Inc. (AADP)  is proud to celebrate 50 years in the legendary Harlem, New York on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 1PM. This years’ parade theme is a “Integrity & Transparency = Good Government” and we will honor African American excellence in the field of Politics and Government. The Parade take place from W115th –W140 street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd in Harlem.

 

 

Tuesday, September 17th @7:30pm

Supreme Glamour: An Evening with Ms. Mary Wilson

One night only – celebrate music icon Mary Wilson and the unforgettable fashions that chronicle the evolution of The Supremes. Hear Mary Wilson, in conversation with WQXR’s Terrance McKnight, reminisce about the history of The Supremes, their hit songs, and their glamorous gowns that defined an era of style. This event coincides with the publication of Ms. Wilson’s new book, Supreme Glamour. Held at the World Famous Apollo theater located at 253 West 125th Street in Harlem. For tickets call
212-531-5320 or visit https://www.apollotheater.org/event/supreme-glamour-an-evening-with-ms-mary-wilson/

 

Friday, September 20th @6pm

17th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival: Film Screening – Daughters of the Dust

​A critically acclaimed classic, Daughters of the Dust is a picturesque tale set in 1902, about a family in the Gullah community that suffers a generational split. Proceeded by the short film “Four Women”, based on the Nina Simone song. MUSIC: Family friendly R&B/Soul and conscious Hip Hop by DJ Mike This free film screening will be held at St. Nicholas Park Great Lawn located at St. Nicholas Avenue & W135th Street in Harlem

 

Saturday, September 21st @ 8pm

Morningside Lights Island Procession

Morningside Lights returns with the theme Island, featuring 50+ community-built lanterns, each one a unique, personal reflection on idyllic solitude or urgent interdependency, rising tides or vanishing landscapes, utopias or dystopias, abundance or scarcity. After dusk witness the chain of glowing islands that sets forth through the darkness—a shared vision to remind us that, in the end, none of us is an island. Held at Miller Theatre at Columbia University located at 2960 Broadway at 116th Street in Harlem New York. For more information call212-854-7799

 

 

Saturday, September 21st @10am

Digital Grandparents: Tech Classes For 50+ Beginners

Digital Grandparents, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation committed to providing older adults with access to the wonders of computers and the Internet. Our FREE classes/tutoring sessions seek to open up the world of Internet communication, social media, news and information, on-line shopping and games, photo-sharing and editing. This class is for members of the growing segment of 50+ adults who struggle with technology or wish to improve their skills with new technology. Grandparents, non-grandparents and caregivers are welcomed! Classes held at Morningside Branch
The New York Public Library
located at 2900 Broadway
at West 113th Street in Harlem. For information 212-864-2530

 

 

Sunday, September 22nd @ 10:30am

Sunday Church @ Matthew Henson Space

Matthew Henson Space plays clips of interviews or speeches by our ancestors and influencers. No discussion afterwards. Take from it what you want. Be reminded of what they taught or be introduced to their ideas for the first time. Guest Assata Shakur

Matthew Henson Space is located at 201A West 139 and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd in Harlem. For more information visit https://www.matthewhensonspace.com/

 

Sunday, September 22nd @1pm-5pm

Fall Music Fest 2019

There will be several great local bands performing, including Grayhunter, Mojo and the Mayhem, Cosmonaut Radio, The Waters Project, Above the Moon Sarah Weismer’s Favorite Band and others to be announced. It’s a free show at an amazing facility. Held at the Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater, located at 18 Mt Morris Park in Harlem.

 

 Wednesday, September 25th@6:30pm

Between the Lines: Sweat the Technique by Rakim

Sweat the Technique by Rakim is part memoir, part practical writing guide shows anyone how to write better, while entertaining them with rich, engaging stories from Rakim’s life that shaped him as a writer.  Join us for a conversation with Rakim and Cheo Hodari Coker, former music journalist and a producer and writer, known for Luke Cage (2016), Southland (2009) and Notorious (2009). Books will be available in the Schomburg shop and a book signing will follow the program. Held at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, located at 515 Malcolm X Boulevard in Harlem, New York. For more information call (917) 275-6975

 

Friday, September 27th @ 7pm

The Harlem Chamber Players Season Opening Concert

Program-Beethoven Sextet in E-flat Major, Op. 81b for 2 Horns and String Quartet Britten Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and String TrioTchaikovsky String Sextet in D Minor “Souvenir de Florence,” Op. 70. Held at the Broadway Presbyterian Church located at 601 West 114th Street in New York. For more information call 212-864-6100 X 112

 

Saturday, September 28th @10am

Digital Grandparents: Tech Classes For 50+ Beginners

Digital Grandparents, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation committed to providing older adults with access to the wonders of computers and the Internet. Our FREE classes/tutoring sessions seek to open up the world of Internet communication, social media, news and information, on-line shopping and games, photo sharing and editing. This class is for members of the growing segment of 50+ adults who struggle with technology or wish to improve their skills with new technology. Grandparents, non-grandparents and caregivers are welcomed! Classes held at Morningside Branch
The New York Public Library
located at 2900 Broadway
at West 113th Street in Harlem. For information 212-864-2530

 

Saturday, September 28th @11am

Get Hooked on Fishing event!

Get up close and personal with the fish and wildlife that live along our shoreline at this free event! Catch-and-release fishing (equipment provided), Games and crafts that celebrate our incredible underwater wildlife, Live music, and Refreshments.  Held at Randall’s Island Park, located at East River and Harlem River in New York. For more information call 212-830-7715

 

Sunday, September 29th @ 10:30am

Sunday Church @ Matthew Henson Space

Matthew Henson Space plays clips of interviews or speeches by our ancestors and influencers. No discussion afterwards. Take from it what you want. Be reminded of what they taught or be introduced to their ideas for the first time. Guest Assata Shakur

Matthew Henson Space is located at 201A West 139 and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd in Harlem. For more information visit https://www.matthewhensonspace.com/