Dozens of families converged on the 135th Street Plaza last Saturday for fun and games, an egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Below are some photos.
Special thanks to our event producer Kim DeBerry!
Additional thanks to our volunteers who came out and supported her:
Leslie Lopez Claude
Wattrus Screen (EASTER BUNNY)
If you are interested in producing a special event in the park, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Exciting news that one of our members has come through to produce this year’s Annual Easter Festival. This year will feature music, arts and crafts, an Easter egg hunt, and a visit from the Easter Bunny! The activities take place at the St. Nicholas Park Plaza at 135th Street and St. Nicholas Ave. This event is fun for all ages!
We do need volunteers for face painting, helping with the egg hunt, and a few more for the arts and crafts tables. If interested please email Kim Deberry at email@example.com
Hope to see you there!
We have great news to share, New York City Parks Department, New York City Partnership for Parks and the Friends of St. Nicholas Park will be holding a community park planning meeting on Tuesday, March 12th from 7pm-9pm at St. Marks United Methodist Church at 49 – 55 Edgecombe Ave. (West 137th Street & St. Nicholas Ave.).
This meeting’s purpose is to plan events for St. Nicholas park in 2013. We need some great ideas and volunteers to help us make St. Nicholas Park better than ever!
Please RSVP by emailing Seth Jones at Seth.Jones@parks.nyc.gov
Thank you and let us know if you have any questions in the comments.
Friends of St. Nicholas Park
Free Film Screenings:
Music Performances begin at 7:30pm and Films at 8:30pm unless otherwise noted.
August 18th Marley In Partnership with Harlem Week
Music by DJ Cool Gee St. Nicholas Park, Harlem
August 20th Chico and Rita Music by Bobby Sanabria and Quarteto Ache St. Nicholas Park, Harlem
August 25th Amandla!: A Revolution in Four Part Harmony In Partnership with Harlem Week Music by DJ Cool Gee St. Nicholas Park, Harlem
August 27th Beats, Rhymes, & Life Music by DJ Stormin Norman of Sundae Sermon St. Nicholas Park, Harlem
The Friends will be having their annual Holiday Tree Lighting, Saturday, Dec. 11th from 5-6:30pm. The Festival and Tree Lighting will take place at the 135th Street Plaza in St. Nicholas Park where the community will light our permanent holiday tree donated by City College.
This year’s lighting includes Tamara Tunie – star of TV’s Law and Order SVU will recite ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (also known as “A Visit from St. Nicholas”).
Also performing will be singers from the The Harlem School of The Arts!
We are looking for musical acts, a Santa Claus, and helpers for the event. If you are interested please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, July 12 – Good Hair with performance by Black Sheep
Thursday, July 15* – Still Bill with performance by Jeremy James
Monday, July 19 – Freedom Riders with performance by Nakia Henry
Monday, July 26 – The Spirit of Salsa (NYLIFF screening & HBO) with live salsa! (Raindate August 2)
Wednesday, July 28 – The Other Side of the Water with performance byDJARARA
Thursday, July 29 – The Princess and the Frog
Monday, August 2 – Los Que Se Quedan (Those Who Remain)
Monday, August 9 – Reel Sisters of the Diaspora film screening
Saturday, August 14 – The Rise and Fall of Miss Thang with live tap dancing!
Sunday, August 15 – Soundtrack for A Revolution preceded by a special tribute to Lena Horne
Monday, August 16 – Rise-Up with performance by Judah Tribe
**All screenings take place at the 135th Street Great Lawn with musical acts starting at 7:30PM and movies beginning at 8:30PM. Rain venues TBA.
Today from 5pm – 9pm in the Plaza come out for some great music and hip hop by Make Music New York. More information about this program here.
One of our favorite events of the summer. Come hear live DJ’s spin fresh tunes at St. Nick and other fine parks in the Harlem and Bronx areas! And don’t be surprised if you can’t stop yourself from dancing!