Category: KIDDIE CORNER

Halloween Fun for the Family

Halloween Fun for the Family

It’s almost the spookiest time of year: Halloween is almost here. If you’re a family in the NYC area then check out fun place to trick and treating or just have fun in the city this weekend. Around Harlem Where: Booker T. Washington Beacon 54 School, 103 W. 107 Street When: October 30 What: Family [...]

October 30, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Maya Azucena and Mo Brown Host Harlem School of the Arts Block Party and Open House

Maya Azucena and Mo Brown Host Harlem School of the Arts Block Party and Open House

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Block Party and Open House will take place Saturday, September 11th, 2010 outside the Harlem School of the Arts on Saint Nicholas Avenue between 141st and 143rd Streets. The event will be hosted by Grammy Award winning singer Maya Azucena and Actress Mo Brown.

September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Harlem School of The Arts Closes — Temporarily We Hope

Harlem School of The Arts Closes — Temporarily We Hope

For nearly 50 years, the Harlem School of the Arts has given generations of mostly black and Latino children entree into worlds often otherwise out of their reach. It put violins and other orchestral instruments in their hands, ballet slippers on their feet and Shakespeare on their tongues. But on Friday, the school’s building was [...]

April 3, 2010 | 1 Comment More
The Lottery — A Film on the Harlem Success Academy and Charter Schools

The Lottery — A Film on the Harlem Success Academy and Charter Schools

SYNOPSIS The Lottery is a feature-length documentary that explores the struggles and dreams of four families from Harlem and the Bronx in the months leading up to the lottery for Harlem Success Academy, one of the most successful schools in New York City. The four families cast their lots in a high-stakes draw, where only [...]

April 2, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Girls Write Now Needs Mentors — Especially From Harlem and the Bronx

Girls Write Now Needs Mentors — Especially From Harlem and the Bronx

Do you want to share your craft and work one-to-one with an aspiring teen writer? Apply to be a Volunteer Writing Mentor today! Girls Write Now is a community of professional women writers—educators, editors, poets, novelists, playwrights, journalists, literary agents, publishers, and more—on a mission. Since 1998 we’ve provided guidance, support, and opportunities for New [...]

March 30, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Figure Skating in Harlem Annual Ice Show

Figure Skating in Harlem Annual Ice Show

Each year family and friends of Figure Skating in Harlem students turn out to cheer on the girls in their culminating event, the Annual Ice Show. Each show is designed around a musical theme and students have the opportunity to perform in colorful costumes to proudly demonstrate their newly acquired skills. This year, the students [...]

March 17, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Parent Advocates Come Together at the Center for Law and Social Justice

Parent Advocates Come Together at the Center for Law and Social Justice

The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College/CUNY Conducts Parent Workshops EVERY THURSDAY To Help Parents Better Advocate for Their Children’s Education ***** The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College/CUNY (CLSJ) is conducting a series of workshops for parents. The workshops, which started in January, are designed to [...]

February 24, 2010 | 0 Comments More
NYC Citizen Corps Council Youth Program

NYC Citizen Corps Council Youth Program

The NYC Citizen Corps Council is proud to announce a new community service Youth Program for NYC high school students currently enrolled in grades 9 to 11. Participants will gain valuable experience in emergency preparedness and disaster response, while developing relationships with important citywide organizations and other NYC youth. Once selected, youth leaders will meet [...]

January 5, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Marvelous Color at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

Marvelous Color at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

Somos Arte presents the new exhibit, Marvelous Color, celebrating six of Marvel Comics’ popular and iconographic super hero characters: Black Panther, Storm, Luke Cage, The Falcon, Blade and James Rhodes (Iron Man/War Machine) at the gallery of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) located at 408 West 58th Street, between 9th and 10th [...]

January 5, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Riverside Church Staff and Volunteers Celebrate Jesus’ Birthday on Christmas Eve with the Harlem Community

Riverside Church Staff and Volunteers Celebrate Jesus’ Birthday on Christmas Eve with the Harlem Community

In the true spirit of service, children, parents, staff and other volunteers of The Riverside Church will welcome underserved residents of Harlem’s Morningside Heights community to celebrate “Jesus’ Birthday” with food, gifts and an afternoon of fellowship, caroling, games and holiday cheer on Thursday, December 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Riverside [...]

December 23, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Coalition for Public Education Meeting in Harlem

Coalition for Public Education Meeting in Harlem

Meeting: The Harlem/Manhattan Chapter Coalition for Public Education/ Coalicion por la Educacion Publica Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church, 65 West 138th Street, (Between Malcolm C Blvd (Lenox Ave.) & 5th Avenue Transportation: Train: 2,3 to 135th Street, Bus: M7 or M102 to West [...]

November 29, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Become a Mentor With Harlem CARES

Become a Mentor With Harlem CARES

(L to R) Stephen Powell, Executive Director, Mentoring USA; Susan L. Taylor, Founder, National CARES Mentoring Movement and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Essence Magazine; Pastor Charles D. Eatman, Sr., Mt. Pleasant Community Church and Director and Principal, Mt. Pleasant Christian Academy; Rochelle Hill, Co-Chairperson, Harlem CARES; and Aarian Pope-Punter, Recruitment Manager, Mentoring USA (Photo: Samir Amami/New [...]

September 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Affordable Day Care in East Harlem

Affordable Day Care in East Harlem

Janet Durrans for The New York Times ***** The Union Settlement Association, is holding a series of back-to-school open house events at its day care and head start centers in East Harlem. Working parents with children ages 2-5 are encouraged to attend. Open houses will be held at these locations: September 2, 2-4pm Head Start [...]

August 26, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Help Save A Generation — Mentor a Kid

Help Save A Generation — Mentor a Kid

Why Mentor? Because our children are in a state of emergency… Of all Black fourth-graders, 58% are functionally illiterate. In some cities, 80% of our boys drop out before finishing high school. Every day 1,000 Black children are arrested. 1 in every 8 African American males ages 25-29 is incarcerated. The number one cause of [...]

August 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
It’s All About You — Harlem Youth Gathering

It’s All About You — Harlem Youth Gathering

Time: 11 AM to 3 PM Date: Saturday, June 27, 2009 Location: Harriet Tubman School (PS 154), 250 W 127th Street Description: The “Event: It’s All About You – Summer 2009 – Harlem Youth Gathering” is a Youth Centered informational and educational event for Harlem Youth. The day’s events will focus on providing Resources, a [...]

June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices on HBO

Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices on HBO

Young poets from across America take the spotlight in the exclusive seven-part HBO series Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices. Narrated by Queen Latifah, the show follows six promising teams from around the country as they prepare for a chance to compete at the 2008 Brave New Voices National Youth Poetry Slam Championship in Washington, [...]

April 4, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Alpha Kappa Alpha’s Thelma Berlack Boozer Scholarship

Alpha Kappa Alpha’s Thelma Berlack Boozer Scholarship

The deadline is quickly approaching for the Thelma Berlack Boozer Scholarship for Academic Excellence sponsored by the Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. This scholarship is awarded to individuals with a demonstrated financial need who have excelled academically and provided leadership in their community.

April 1, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Translating Science to Policy — Protecting Children’s Environmental Health

Translating Science to Policy — Protecting Children’s Environmental Health

The Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health, in collaboration with its lead community partner, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, is hosting a day-long conference that will focus on three major environmental health concerns affecting children: air pollution, pesticides, and endocrine disruptors in consumer products. The purpose of the conference is to share research findings from [...]

March 16, 2009 | 0 Comments More