Thursday, August 14, 2008

Harlem Day Activities

Sunday, August 17, 2008

10:00 a.m.

Our biggest day, this event features multiple stages with live performances and entertainment. Events take place all day. Free to the general public.

Part I: Music festival
12 p.m.-7 p.m.

3 Main Stages:

1. St. Nicholas Stage – R & B/Hip Hop/Reggae
W. 135th Street (between Frederick Douglass Boulevard & St. Nicholas Avenue)

2. YMCA Stage – Various community-based performances of dance, fashion, poetry, and music
West 135th Street (between Malcolm X & A. C. Powell Jr. boulevards

3. 5th Avenue Stage – Gospel & Jazz
West 135th Street (between Malcolm X Boulevard & 5th Avenue)

Part II: N.Y. City Health Fair & Expo

Between West 135th Street & 5th Avenue and A. C. Powell Jr. Boulevard

Part III: The Upper Manhattan Auto Show
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
An East Coast Auto Showcase featuring over a hundred new, unique, antique, vintage, exotic, and collectable vehicles as well as other historic buses and motorcycles with awards for best in class categories.

Howard Bennett Park (West 135th Street between Malcolm X Boulevard & 5th Avenue)

Part IV: The N.Y. City Children’s Festival

Come see Our children’s fashion show! This is a free event but tickets are required.

West 135th Street between Malcolm X Boulevard & 5th Avenue

Part V: The Harlem Honeys & Bears: New York City youth swimming demonstrations
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

At the swimming demonstration, synchronized events will be featured. Our youth will also do speed races and relays as well as other aquatic activities and exercises.

For more info, call (646) 302-3487, or email

Part VI: International vendors, exhibits, foods, art, fun, & games

West 135th Street (between Fifth and St. Nicholas avenues)

Rain Date: Sunday, August 24th


Howard Bennett Plgd

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