Harlem Week Events

HARLEM SUMMER STAGE

Hezekiah & Harlem Gospel Concert featuring: Hezekiah Walker, Jose Figueroa, Dancing J-Soul, Youthful Praise and Seasons of Joy

A. C. Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg.
W.125th St. & A.C.Powell ,Jr. Blvd.
For info call (212) 961-4390

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

NYC City Parks Foundation Concerts in the Parks: Harlem

Featuring: Jon B

At Marcus Garvey Park btwn. W.123rd & W.124th St. & Madison Ave.

For more info visit www.cityparksoundation.org

Fri, Aug 7th

7:00 PM

Jazzmobile

Featuring Jeremy Pelt

At Marcus Garvey Park

W.122nd St. & 5th Avenue

For info visit www.jazzmobile.com or call (212) 866-3616

Sat, August 8th

9:30AM – 11:30AM

“Relieve the Stress”

Morning Exercise

A “Healthy Eating & Healthy Living” Initiative

At Marcus Garvey Park

Betwn.W.123rd & W.124th St. & Madison Ave.

Free to the public

For info call (212)283-3315 or visit www.nyrr.org

Call for Info on Rain Option Site

Sat, August 8th

C’ote D’Ivoire Diversity Week

African Festival, arts & culture

With: Musical Performances, Foods, Art, Fashions, Health Screening

From 12noon to 6pm

Morningside Park at W.114 St. to W.117 St.

For info email: cotedivoire7@gmail.com

Art Crawl Harlem TM
Art Crawl Harlem introduces art lovers to the rich visual arts offering of Harlem. Selected galleries feature works in diverse mediums by an eclectic array of artists at all stages of professional development.
For information visit or call www.harlemaa.org

Tues, August 11th

NY City Senior Citizens Day: “Elder’s Jubilee”

Theme: “Our History & Legacy: Through Their Eyes”

Day-Long Expo, Awards Luncheon, Senior Fashion Show, Live Entertainment

Senior Expo: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

2nd Floor Art Gallery

A. C. Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg.
W125th St. & A.C.Powell ,Jr. Blvd.
Expo Free and Open to the Public


Wed, August 12th

7:30 PM

Apollo Theater Amateur Night

“Where stars are born and legends are made”

253 W.125th St. btwn. A.C. Powell Jr. & F. Douglass Blvds
F
or info visit www.apollotheater.org or call (212) 531-5300

7:00 PM

Jazzmobile

Featuring Jimmy Heath

At U. S. Grant Nat. Memorial Park

Riverside Drive & W.122nd St.

For more info visit www.jazzmobile.org or call (212) 866-3616

Thurs, August 13th

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

HARLEM SUMMER STAGE

Presents “the 2009 Living Legends” Tribute

Honoring: The Manhattans; Ray, Goodman & Brown,

Blue Magic, Me’lisa Morgan and Chuck Jackson.

A. C. Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg.
W125th St. & A.C.Powell ,Jr. Blvd.
For info call (212) 961-4390


Fri, Aug 14th, Sat 15th & Sun 16th

1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

HARLEM WEEK Tri-State

Junior Tennis Classic

Presented By:

GHCC/Les Halles Cup in concert with the U. S. Tennis Association and The U.S. Open Showcasing the best up & coming boys & girls tennis talents In the region aged from 12 thru to 18.

At Fred Johnson Park Tennis Courts at 150th St. & A. C. Powell, Jr. Blvd.

Free to the general public opening round Fri, Aug 14th, semi-finals Sat, Aug 15th

Championships Sun, Aug 16th

For more information visit www.harlemjuniortennis.org or call (212)491-3738

Sat, August 15th

“SUMMER IN THE CITY”

Part I.
“Relieve the Stress”

Morning Exercise

A “Healthy Eating & Healthy Living” Initiative

At Marcus Garvey Park @ 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM

btwn. W.123rd & W.124th St. & Madison Ave.

Free to the public

For info call (212)283-3315 visit www.nyrr.org

Call for Info on Rain Option Site

Part II. 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM Events Include:

NY City “Children’s Festival”

On W.135th St. btwn. Malcolm X & A.C. Powell Jr. Blvds.

Part III.

National Historic Black College Fair & Expo

on W.135th St. btwn. Malcolm X & A.C. Powell Jr. Blvds.

Part IV.

Honey & Bears Senior Citizens Swimming Exhibitions

Hansborough Recreation Center on W.135th St at Lenox Terrace Cove

Part V.

Urban Skateboarding

for youth

At Howard Bennett Playground on W.135th St btwn. 5th Ave & Malcolm X Blvd.

For more info visit www.nycgovparks.org/facilities/skateparks

Part VI.
International Exhibitors & Vendors Village

On W.135th St. btwn. A.C. Powell Jr. & F. Douglass Blvds. from 12noon to 7pm

Major Arts & Crafts, Music, Clothing, Jewelry, Hats, Sculptures, Foods, Beverages, General Exhibits, Job Recruitment, Product Sampling, Corporate Exhibits, Vending Sales & Exhibits,

ALL DAY LONG For vending info see our home page www.harlemweek.com

“Uptown Saturday Nite”

From 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

On W.135th St. btwn. F. Douglas Blvd. & St. Nicholas Ave.

Part I. The Public is “Dancing In the Street” 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

to the Electric Slide and a Reggae Dance Tribute to Bob Marley

Part II. “Going out at night” Fashion Show 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Part III. The “Quiet Storm” 6pm to 8pm

Saluting the 35th Anniv. of WBLS-FM

All events take place on

W.135th Street btwn. Fifth & St. Nicholas Aves.

Free to the Public

For info visit www.harlemweek.com or www.harlemdiscover.com

Part IV. ImageNation: outdoor movies in the park.

at St. Nicholas Park 135th Street & St. Nicholas Park on the Great Lawn
Screenings at Sundown from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM

For info visit www.imagenation.us or call at (212)340-1874

Sun, August 16th

10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

HARLEM DAY

With a Special Public Salute to Congressman Rangel

On W. 135th St. from 5th to St. Nicholas Avenues

A New York Musical Salute to: Michael Jackson

Theme: “We are the World”

Site I.
On W.135th St. btwn. 5th Ave & Malcolm X Blvds. from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

I. The Upper Manhattan Auto Show
II. New York Health Village “Our Village within the Village”
III. The Harlem Outdoor Small Business Expo & FairIV. 5th Ave Main Stage, a musical salute to Michael Jackson:
musical tributes Rock, Gospel, Blues, Dance, Calypso from 1pm to 7pmV. Vending & Exhibits – Foods, Arts & Crafts, Clothing, Books, much more

Site II.
On W.135th St. Btwn. Malcolm X & A.C. Powell Jr. Blvds. from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

I. NY City “Children’s Festival”

II.YMCA Stage “Open Line” Radio Broadcast

– Dance, Spoken Word, R&B, Jazz, Reggae

III. “Back to School” Children’s Fashion Show

IV. Vending & Exhibits – Foods, Arts & Crafts, Clothing, Books, much more

Site III.
International Exhibitors & Vendors Village

On W.135th St. btwn. A.C. Powell Jr. & F. Douglass Blvds from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Major Arts & Crafts, Music, Clothing, Jewelry, Hats, Sculptures, Foods, Beverages, General Exhibits, Job Recruitment, Product Sampling, Corporate Exhibits, Vending Sales & Exhibits,

ALL DAY LONG

For vending info visit www.harlemweek.com

Site IV.
St. Nicholas Main Stage
, a musical salute to Michael Jackson, R&B, Hip Hop & Gospel from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

ImageNation: film salute to Michael Jackson.

At St. Nicholas Park 135th Street & St. Nicholas Park on the Great Lawn Screenings at Sundown from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM for info visit http://www.imagenationfilmfestival.org or call at (212)340-1874

Wed, August 19th

7:00 PM

Jazzmobile

Winard Harper

At U. S. Grant National Memorial Park

Riverside Dr. Btwn. 120th & 124th Streets

For more info visit www.jazzmobile.org or call (212) 866-3616

7:30 PM

Apollo Theater Amateur Night

“Where stars are born and legends are made”

253 W.125th St. btwn. A.C. Powell Jr. & F. Douglass Blvds
F
or info visit www.apollotheater.org or call (212) 531-5300

Thurs, August 20th

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

HARLEM SUMMER STAGE
Harlem Dance: featuring
Uptown Dance Academy, Milleneum Dance

A. C. Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg.
W125th St. & A.C.Powell ,Jr. Blvd.
For info call (212) 961-4390

Sat, August 22nd

Run starts at 8:30 AM

Walk starts at 9:30 AM

The New York Family: Health Walk-A-Thon

& the First Annual Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run

A Run and Walk through Historic Harlem including 3 Harlem Historic Parks:

•At (1) St. Nicholas Park• (2) Jackie Robinson Park• & (3) Morningside Park

Register Now!!!

Visit www.nyrr.org/races or for info call (212)860-4455

Wed, August 26th

(4) At 5:30 PM & (4) at 7:30 PM

“The Joints Are Jumpin’”

At Eight Upper Manhattan Restaurants & Night Clubs

Live Entertainment including Jazz, R&B, Latin, Blues

By Invitation Only

7:00 PM

Jazzmobile

Featuring Frank Wess

At U. S. Grant Nat. Memorial Park

Riverside Drive & W.122nd St.

For info visit www.jazzmobile.com or call (212) 866-3616

7:30 PM

Apollo Theater Amateur Night

“Where stars are born and legends are made”

253 W 125th St. btwn. A.C. Powell Jr. & F. Douglass Blvds
F
or info visit www.apollotheater.org or call (212) 531-5300

Thurs, August 27 th

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

HARLEM SUMMER STAGE

Outdoor Dancing on the Plaza

With WBLS FM’s, Jeff Foxx Band and DJ Mitch
A. C. Powell, Jr. State Office Bldg.
W125th St. & A.C.Powell ,Jr. Blvd.

Sat, August 29th

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival (Outdoor)

At the Marcus Garvey Park Band Shell

Btwn.W.122nd & W.123 St. & Mt. Morris Park West

http://www.cityparksfoundation.org

Sun, August 30th

Sunday Afternoon

Gospel, Jazz & Music Brunches

At Great Harlem Restaurants

Sylvia’s (212)996-0660

Londel’s (212)234-6114

Gran Piatto (212)722-2244

Gospel Uptown (212)280-2110

Terrace in the Sky (212)666-9490

Ricardo’s (212)666-9490

Please Call Directly for Reservations


Other Major HARLEM Locations, Sites & Events that
We Encourage You to Attend & Support Include:

The World’s Famous Apollo Theater

For more information, call (212) 531-5300 or visit www.apollotheater.org

Jazzmobile

For more information, call (212) 866-4900 or visit www.jazzmobile.org

Harlem Summer Stage

For more information on their schedules call (212) 961-4390

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem

For more information call (212) 348-8300

or visit www.jazzmuseuminharlem.org

Harlem Arts Alliance

For more information on year around events and listings

Visit www.harlemaa.org or call (212) 410-0030

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