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Viewing 1–10 out of 12 events
from February 19, 2018 to April 6, 2018
in Black History Month (x) category

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Feb20

Celebrate Black History Month: George Washington Carver Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Black History Month, School Break

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Feb23

'ICONS In Their Own Right' - Solo Show of Makeba Rainey

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Opening night for "Icon's in their own right" Solo Show of Makeba Rainey's Iconic African American Portraits.
Category: Art, Black History Month
Free!

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Feb24

Black History Month: The Birthplace of Hip Hop

at Cedar Playground, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On August 11, 1973, hip hop was born in The Bronx. Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the history of the popular music genre that began as an underground urban movement.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
Free!

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Feb24

SI OutLOUD: Black Cowboys and 'True Grit'

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
African-American cowhands comprised 25% of the workforce in the 19th century cattle industry, but many of us know little about their lives and work. Explore this facet of American history with readings and community dialogue.
Category: Black History Month, Talks
Free!

Feb24

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with Winter Swing!

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

3:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us to celebrate Harlem’s most famous dance genre with The Lindy Hop and The Big Apple Circle Dance.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, History, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Feb28

Celebrating Black History Month

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in an evening of poems, an inventor's museum showcase, and performances led by the Sorrentino youth members and the Trinity Divine Ministry fom St. John's…
Category: Dance, History, Best for Kids, Black History Month
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, March 2, 2018

Mar 2

'ICONS In Their Own Right' - Solo Show of Makeba Rainey

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Opening night for "Icon's in their own right" Solo Show of Makeba Rainey's Iconic African American Portraits.
Category: Art, Black History Month
Free!

Friday, March 9, 2018

Mar 9

'ICONS In Their Own Right' - Solo Show of Makeba Rainey

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Opening night for "Icon's in their own right" Solo Show of Makeba Rainey's Iconic African American Portraits.
Category: Art, Black History Month
Free!

Friday, March 16, 2018

Mar16

'ICONS In Their Own Right' - Solo Show of Makeba Rainey

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Opening night for "Icon's in their own right" Solo Show of Makeba Rainey's Iconic African American Portraits.
Category: Art, Black History Month
Free!

Friday, March 23, 2018

Mar23

'ICONS In Their Own Right' - Solo Show of Makeba Rainey

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Opening night for "Icon's in their own right" Solo Show of Makeba Rainey's Iconic African American Portraits.
Category: Art, Black History Month
Free!

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