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Arts, Culture, and Fun Series

Arts, Culture, and Fun

The Arts, Culture & Fun series offers a variety of cultural events, including, book readings and signings, film screenings, lectures on arts, dance, history, photography and music, as well as concerts, architecture, food, popular culture and much more.

These events are held at various recreation centers throughout the city. The goal of this program is to capture the essence of New York City with all of its diversity, sophistication, maturity and culture. Due to our diversity in topics, this series is able to appeal to plenty of different communities! All of our events are free and open to the public.

 

Arts, Culture, and Fun Series Events

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Feb 11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join us for a landscape painting workshop using watercolor, inks, and charcoal.
Free!

Friday, February 12, 2016

Feb 12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of The Black Panthers

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with Brittany Williams, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, and former Black Panthers.
Free!

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Event

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Feb 13

Herb Smith Art Exhibit: The Birds of Richmond County

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to present the exhibition: The Birds of Richmond County. Artist Herb Smith’s interest in painting wildlife, especially birds, goes back to his youth. …
Free!

Feb 13

Paranormal Investigation

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:00 p.m.11:59 p.m.
Learn the basics of ghost hunting while attempting to communicate with some of the mansion’s previous tenants and quite possibly, reveal their romantic past.

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Event

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Feb 20

Herb Smith Art Exhibit: The Birds of Richmond County

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to present the exhibition: The Birds of Richmond County. Artist Herb Smith’s interest in painting wildlife, especially birds, goes back to his youth. …
Free!

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Feb 27

Herb Smith Art Exhibit: The Birds of Richmond County

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to present the exhibition: The Birds of Richmond County. Artist Herb Smith’s interest in painting wildlife, especially birds, goes back to his youth. …
Free!

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Mar 12

Women of the Revolutionary War: Family Activity Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Since women were not allowed to join the Continental Army, some women became spies for the American cause. We will be making a special spy activity and other crafts.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Apr 9

Black Out Poetry Session: Family Activity Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The workshop will teach participants how to create a black out design around words chosen as their poem. Participants will create a work of art to take home.

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Kids

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