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PLAYDATE! MLK Day

PLAYDATE! FREE Day

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

898 St. Nicholas Ave at 155th street Harlem/Upper Manhattan
New York    + Google Map

FREE

Join a free fun-filled family day featuring art-making, storytelling, music and more celebrating the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visit artist-in-residence Lina Puerta at her studio where she will be available to talk about her work and what she is creating.

At 1 pm, resident storyteller Flor Bromley shares magical, interactive stories. A 3 pm, celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s reflective and inspiring sermon The Drum Major Instinct  through art-making, a children’s book reading and inter-generational program exploring oral histories, spoken word, and basic American Sign Language expressions facilitated by Pickney Productions and the Significant Elders.

Friday Virtuous Journeys

Hear amazing stories filled with virtues like Courage, Grace, Humility and Love. Sing along, dance and even play musical instruments.

Showtime Saturdays with Alexander

Join an animated, passionate and imaginative  storytime will make you dance, sing, learn a new routine, and explore the world through big themes sensibly curated for little visitors.    

Sunday Fundays

Sing, dance & play with magical musical stories.

Friday Virtuous Journeys

Hear amazing stories filled with virtues like Courage, Grace, Humility and Love. Sing along, dance and even play musical instruments.

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Lunar New Year Celebration — Year of the Rat

Celebrate the Lunar New Year. Special guest author Michele Wong McSween read her new book Gordon and Li Li Celebrate Chinese New Year. Afterward, she will lead a Mandarin lesson,…

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The Wizard of Oz: A Jazz Musical For All Ages

The Harlem Repertory Theatre presents Dorothy Gale’s fantastical journey with a multi-racial cast, a jazzy underscore, projections, special effects, colorful costumes, and music from the beloved film.

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Carnegie Hall Citywide: Stefon Harris and Blackout

Take a jazz journey with vibraphone and marimba player Stefon Harris and his band Blackout. Named Best Vibraphonist by DownBeat’s 2018 International Critics Poll, Harris spins nimble solo lines that…

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Uptown GRANDSCALE Mural Project

Uptown artists transformed three blocks of fencing located adjacent to the 125th Street Metro-North station into a canvas for murals that support and uplift the community.

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Nicolas Holiber: Birds on Broadway, the Audubon Sculpture Project

Ten oversized sculptures of New York City birds in danger of extinction roost on the UWS Broadway malls. Brookyln-based artist Nicolas Holiber painted but did not weatherproof reclaimed lumber, allowing…

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The Peace Fountain & Children’s Sculpture Garden

See charming small bronze animal sculptures created by K-12 students from NYC and tri-state area around a 40-foot high bronze sculpture by Cathedral Artist-in-Residence Greg Wyatt that weaves together several…

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