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Arts, Culture & Fun Series

guests dance at an outdoor dance class and open dance event at a waterfront park

Through Arts, Culture & Fun programs, you can look up to the sky through telescopes from rooftops and parks at the "Dark Night, Bright Lights" series in partnership with the Amateur Astronomers Association and the Urban Park Rangers; learn how to swing, salsa, and tango in our dance series "Dance Away the Night"; try your hand at an artistic pursuit in our art workshop series "Make Your Mark"; join inspirational talks and workshops at the "Inspire You and Conversation Series"; and so much more!

Arts, Culture & Fun Series Events

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Jan23

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark - Watercolor Series

at Recreation Center 54Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join artist Mark Gonzales for a watercolor painting workshop. Participants will learn how to paint using watercolor techniques. Feel free to bring your own photo to work from.
Free!

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Feb 1

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark - Introduction to Acrylic Painting Workshop

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the versatility of the acrylic painting medium while working directly from your still life and figure/portrait photos.
Free!

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Feb 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark - Introduction to Acrylic Painting Workshop

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the versatility of the acrylic painting medium while working directly from your still life and figure/portrait photos.
Free!

Friday, February 14, 2020

Feb14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Valentine Day Concert with Annette St. John

at Hunts Point Recreation CenterBronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Born and raised in Harlem, vocalist Annette St. John grew up in an artistic family that influenced her musical style: equal parts jazz, blues, standards, and gospel.
Free!

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Feb15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark - Introduction to Acrylic Painting Workshop

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the versatility of the acrylic painting medium while working directly from your still life and figure/portrait photos.
Free!

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Feb20

Arts, Culture & Fun: Free Concert - Micha Musica!

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Mobile Unit and Joe’s Pub collaborates with the amazing band MICHA Musica, led by singer-songwriter Michelle Rodriguez!
Free!

Friday, February 21, 2020

Feb21

Black History Month - Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz and Swing with the Harlem Swing Dance Society

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a Black History Month special event as we celebrate Harlem’s most famous dance genre with The Lindy Hop. We will start off with a dance lesson and continue with an evening of dancing.
Free!

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Feb21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Free Concert - Micha Musica!

at ARROW Field HouseQueens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Mobile Unit and Joe’s Pub collaborates with the amazing band MICHA Musica, led by singer-songwriter Michelle Rodriguez!
Free!

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Feb22

Black History Month - Arts, Culture & Fun: Concert with Emme Kemp

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We will feature acclaimed jazz artist Emme Kemp for the first hour of play followed by open play for those who want to showcase their talents!
Free!

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Mar 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore abstract and representational styles, and learn about artists that use fabric as a medium.
Free!

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Mar14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore abstract and representational styles, and learn about artists that use fabric as a medium.
Free!

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Mar21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore abstract and representational styles, and learn about artists that use fabric as a medium.
Free!

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