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Viewing 8 events
from January 18, 2020 to February 26, 2020
in Black History Month (x) category

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Feb 1

Black History Month: African-American History in Parks

at Roy Wilkins ParkQueens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about parks, sculptures, and other green spaces in New York City that highlight and honor the black experience in the United States.
Category: Education, History, Black History Month
Free!

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Feb 5

Book Talk With Author Eric K. Washington: Boss of the Grips | The Life of James H. Williams and the Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
An illustrated talk about the nearly forgotten life of James H. Williams (1878-1948), the former African-American chief of Grand Central Terminal’s iconic Red Caps.
Category: History, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

Friday, February 14, 2020

Feb14

Black History Month - Movies Under the Stars: Harriet

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground)Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:45 p.m.
?This powerful biopic centers on Harriet Tubman as she conquers epilepsy, slavery, misogyny, and racism to liberate hundreds of enslaved people.
Category: Film, History, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

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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.
Category: Concerts, Black History Month, Valentine's Day, Seniors
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.
Category: Dance, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

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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!
Category: Concerts, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Feb25

Black History Month - Movies Under the Stars: Harriet

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:15 p.m.
This powerful biopic centers on Harriet Tubman as she conquers epilepsy, slavery, misogyny, and racism to liberate hundreds of enslaved people.
Category: Film, History, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

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Event

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Feb26

Black History Month - Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at St. John's Recreation Center (in St. John's Park)Brooklyn

3:30 p.m.5:45 p.m.
T'Challa returns home as king of Wakanda but finds his sovereignty challenged by a new adversary, in a conflict with global consequences.
Category: Film, Black History Month
Free!

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