HARLEM WEEK

Saturday, August 16

“Summer in the City”

Over 60,000 attendees will enjoy an outdoor R&B, Rock and Hip Hop concert, featuring regional dance events,  College “Step Show” Competitions and an outdoor film festival.  There will also be exhibitors and vendors providing delicious foods, creative arts & crafts, clothing and much more.  Checkout all of the “Summer in the City” events listed below:

Time: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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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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Peace in our Community Conference

Time:  12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location:  W. 135th Street and Frederick Douglas Boulevard

Admission:  Free

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Historic Black College 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 over 50 HBCUs.  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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New Yorkers are “Dancing in the Street”

Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Location:  W. 135th Street and Frederick Douglas Boulevard

Admission:  Free

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Fashion Flava Show

Showcasing fashion from designers of color.

Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: TBD

Admission:  Free

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“Uptown Saturday Nite”

Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: TBD

Admission:  Free

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HARLEM WEEK Outdoor Film Festival in Concert with ImageNation

Featured Film: “The Wiz”

Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location: Great Lawn of St. Nicholas Park – W. 135th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue

Admission:  Free

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