While all HARLEM WEEK events are family friendly, the events listed below are specifically for your family’s enjoyment!

Wednesday, August  1, 8, 15 & 22


During Amateur Night, each week will feature a special Harlem act.   Harlem residents can experience these Amateur Nights at the Apollo

on Wednesdays in August  for half-price. You must present a valid photo ID and proof of residence when purchasing tickets at the Apollo Box Office.   A limit of two half-price tickets per show.

Time:  7:30 pm

Location:  The Apollo Theater – 253 W. 125th Street

Admission:  For additional information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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Sunday, August 5, 12, 19 & 26

Free Gallery Tours and Kids & Family Programs @ Studio Museum

Time:  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location:  Studio Museum in Harlem – 144 W. 125th Street

Admission:  Free

For more information, visit: www.studiomuseum.org 

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Tuesdays, July 31, August 7th,  14th & 21st

Harlem’s Healthy Eating

Farmer’s Market & Fair

Fresh fruits, vegetables, spices, baked goods, herbs, oils, etc.

With Live Cooking Demos by Selected Chefs

On the Plaza • A. C. Powell, Jr. State Bldg.

W. 125th  St. & A C. Powell Jr. Blvd.- 212-961-4390

Time: 10AM – 4PM

Location:  A. C. Powell, Jr. State Bldg. Plaza

Admission: Free

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Tuesday, August 14th

NY City Senior Citizens Day

“Elders Jubilee”

Indoor / Outdoor Expo & Farmers Market • Senior Expo

and Awards Luncheon at the A.C. Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg.

Time:  9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Location:  A.C. Powell, Jr. State Office Building – 125th Street & A.C. Powell, Jr. Boulevard

Admission:  Free

For More Information call Toll Free 877-427-5364

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Saturday, August 18

“Summer in the City”

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NYC “Children’s Festival” (Day I)

Over 10,000 children between ages 5 to 12 years of age and family members attend to enjoy storytelling, children’s entertainment (daily performances showcasing tap dancers, dance troupes, step shows, hip hop dancers, theater, poetry and vocalists), arts & crafts, double dutch competitions, face painting, technology, health services, super heroes, dance lessons and sporting events.

Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location:  West 135th Street – between Malcolm X & A.C. Powell Jr. Boulevard

Admission:  Free

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“Harlem Honey & Bears”

Senior citizens as well as the entire family, enjoy swimming and exercises demonstrations.

Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Hansborough Recreation Center – W 135th Street/between Malcolm X Blvd & Fifth Avenue

Admission:  Free

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Higher Education Fair & Expo

The Annual HARLEM WEEK National Historic Black College Fair & Expo will take place during “Summer in the City” and offers information on financial aid and college tours for colleges and universities throughout the United States with special emphasis on Historically Black Colleges with over 50 HBCUs in attendance.  More than 15,000 students, parents, alumni and recruiters attend from around the Greater New York metropolitan area to gather information on college admission, scholarships and grants.

Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: West 135th Street between Malcolm X and A.C. Powell, Jr. Boulevard

Admission:  Free

For additional information on the HBCU Expo, click here.

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Sunday, August 19

“Harlem Day”

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Upper Manhattan Auto Show

The Upper Manhattan Auto Show is an exhibition of some of the most unique, collectible, vintage and new vehicles throughout the region.  Awards will be presented in select categories.  Look out for the Auto Parade Through Historic Harlem!  The “Sunday Caravan of Stars” will begin at the “Duke” Ellington monument at 9:00 am.

Time:  12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: W. 135th Street – between 5th Ave & Malcolm X Boulevard

Admission:  Free

To participate in the Upper Manhattan Auto Show, click here.

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The NY City Health Village

“The Village within Our Village” features exhibits from hospitals, health centers, health service providers, doctors, holistic practitioners, acupuncturists, dentists and others.  Free health testing is provided on site as well as information on health plans, health insurance, nutrition, holistic medicine, exercise, Healthy Eating & Healthy Living.

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: W. 135th Street – between 5th Ave & Malcolm X Boulevard

Admission:  Free

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NY “Children’s Festival” (Day II)

“Back to School”

Time: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location:  YMCA Stage – W. 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue

Admission:  Free

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Saturday, August 25

Percy Sutton Harlem 5k Run & NYC Health Walk

Thousands of participants from all over NYC, the tri-state region, nationally and internationally participate in the Annual Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run & NYC Health Walk.This event is a qualifying event for the NYC Marathon as participants run and walk through Historic Harlem.

Event Registration:  6:00 am/ Run Start Time: 8:30 am  / Walk Start Time: 9:30 am

Location: 135th Street & St. Nicholas Ave

Admission:  Registration Required

Register for the run here

Register for the walk here

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