saturday, july 13
Performing arts: Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre announces a performance and installation at the home of architects Marcia Previti and Peter Gumpel in East Hampton, NY. The evening begins at 4:30 p.m. with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and several outdoor sitting rooms featuring performance installations. A more formal performance will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by a reception. Green Afternoon takes place at 230 Old Stone Hwy, East Hampton, NY 11937. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at greenafternoon2.eventbrite.com/.
summer Bazaar: Join the All Souls’ Episcopal Church for their Summer Bazaar from 10:00 a.m – 6:00 p.m. Enjoy great buys on jewelry, clothing, books, gift items, toys, games, CD’s, wallets, handbags, pottery,dinners, baked goodies and much more. Vendors are welcome! Vendor fee:$30.00 per table (Saturday and Sunday). To reserve a table contact Rita Webster (718)902-9499 or call All Souls’ Church office at (212)663-2351. The Bazaar will be at 88 St. Nicholas Avenue between 114th and 115th streets.
Sunday, July 14
Summer Bazaar:Join the All Souls’ Episcopal Church for their summer bazaar from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Enjoy great buys on jewelry, clothing, books, gift items, toys, games, CD’s, wallets, handbags, pottery, dinners, baked goodies and much more. Vendors are welcome! Vendor fee:$30.00 per table (Saturday and Sunday). To reserve a table, contact Rita Webster (718)902-9499 or call All Souls’ Church office at (212)663-2351. The Bazaar will be at 88 St. Nicholas Ave. between 114th and 115th streets.
tuesday, july 16
family day: Join Meli’sa Morgan, Fonda Rea, Alicia Myers, and Marley Marl hosted by Bob Lee from 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. New York soul songstress Meli’sa Morgan began her professional career as a backup singer, working with several major artists including Whitney Houston and Chaka Khan. Morgan’s debut single, a cover of Prince’s hit “Do Me Baby,” shot to the top of the charts and the album of the same name hit the top five. Dance music legend Fonda Rae was famed for combining her sexy sound to hot dance tracks embarking on a singing career that has produced an enviable reputation. Vocalist Alicia Myers was a charter member of Al Hudson & the Soul Partners, which later became One Way, before she departed in the early 80s for a solo career. One of Hip-Hop’s first super-producers, Marley Marl was an early innovator in the art of sampling, that resulted in some of the sharpest beats and hooks during rap’s Golden Age. “Doctor” Bob Lee is one of the most recognized entertainment personalities in New York, with his career in radio, music and television spanning over 30 years. This is a free event apprpiate for all ages.For more information on these programs visit: www.SummerStage.org.
wednesday, july 24
Seminar: Attendees will be able to get answers to question such as – Can I find affordable health insurance for my small business? Can federal health reform help reduce my business health insurance cost? What are my rights and responsibilities as an employer? Other topics include: tax credits for small businesses that offer health insurance to their employees and the small business health options programs. This event will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Breakfast Included), Freeport Recreation Center 130 Merrick Rd., Freeport, New York 11550. Call Bonita Clark at (888) 512-7175 RSVP Today! SPACE IS LIMITED!
ONGOINGfriday, july 12 – friday, august 9
exhibit: Pelham Art Center is pleased to present its highly popular Faculty and Student Showcase. This annual exhibition features both two and three dimensional work in a variety of media by the Art Center’s distinguished teachers and enthusiastic students. Exhibited work ranges from charcoal to oils, black and white photographs to digital prints, and mixed media to ceramics. The Faculty and Student Showcase provides a great opportunity to view and collect original work from emerging and established artists. 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham, NY 10803, Telephone (914)738-2686.
saturday, July 13 – tuesday, july 30
performing Arts: Producing Artistic Director Ty Jones presents the Shakespeare classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” directed by Artistic Associate Justin Emeka this summer in Harlem’s Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park. All performances are free and run from Tuesday through Sunday. The Richard Rodgers Amphitheater is located in Marcus Garvey Park at 18 Mt. Morris Park West and 122nd Street. The venue opens for seating for the free show at 7:00 p.m. nightly and showtime is at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 347-688-6304 or visit www.classicaltheatreofharlem.org.
monday, june 24 – saturday, august 17
summer camp: Treat yourself or your kids to some creative exploration this summer with exciting week-long creative “Camp” workshops or summer art classes. Whether you are ready to jump right in, or just test the waters, we have classes for all ages and skill levels. Check us out online to view a full catalog of our summer offerings; from traditional painting, drawing and clay to digital media. Classes are fun, inspiring and the option of week-long workshops works nicely with your family’s vacation plans. www.PelhamArtCenter.org/Education For more information, or to register for our summer workshops and classes stop by the office, or call (914) 738-2525 x111 You can visit our website www.pelhamartcenter.org. Need-based scholarships are available to all students who qualify. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham, N.Y. 10803.
Donations: St. Robert Bellarmine Church is joining efforts with the Dioceses of Trenton to bring relief to victims in the hardest hit areas. The church has organized a sorting sub station in the parish and will be delivering donations to various locations shortly. The church is seeking donations of cardboard shipping boxes for packing or rubber bins for storage for victims. Donations are tax deductible and the church will provide you with a receipt upon request. Feel free to contact St. Robert Bellarmine Church at any time Attn: SRB Hurricane Relief Effort, 61 Georgia Rd., Freehold, NJ 07728 or [email protected], Pam Stengel (732) 580-0075, Linda Altini (917) 578-4852. Phone: (732) 462-7429 or Fax: (732) 409-3496.
Donations: Please consider making a non-perishable food and/or financial contribution, which will benefit many of our children and working families who rely on such institutions for their daily nutrition and sustenance.
Child Development Support Corp.352-358 Classon Ave.,Brooklyn, N.Y. 11238CONTACT: Mireille Massac, 718. 398.2050 / 230-0056
Hours of Operation: Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Queens Sickle Cell: The Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network, 207-08 Hollis Ave., Queens Village, N.Y., presents a Parent to Parent Support Group meeting every first Monday of every month, 7:00 p.m. For directions and registration, call (718) 712-0873 or email [email protected].
Farmers Market: Seeds in the Middle is sponsoring The Crown Heights Farmers Market offering fresh fruits and vegetables, including calaloo and Caribbean favorites and accepting EBT, WIC, Snap, FMNP, Health Bucks, and Fresh Connect. The market will be operating every Thursday from 12 noon to 7:00 p.m. at Hamilton Metz Park at Albany and Lefferts avenues, Brooklyn. For more information, visit www.seedsinthemiddle.org.
Compiled By Natalie Y. Henry