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August 2017

Summerstage presents: A Tribute to Charlie “Bird” Parker

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017
  • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Marcus Garvey Park W. 122nd St. and Mt. Morris Park W. Manhattan

Jazz veterans & rising stars pay tribute to innovator and Bebop master, Charlie “Bird” Parker: the Lee Konitz Quartet, percussionist Terri Lyne Carrington & her band, Social Science, drummer Louis Hayes, and vocalist Charenee Wade. FREE.

A Decade of Soul: Classic Soul & Motown Revue

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017
  • 5:00 pm -
  • B.B. King Blues Club 237 West 42nd Street New York City, NY

From Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder to the Jackson 5 and Sam & Dave, you’ll hear the best tunes from soul’s most popular artists in A Decade of Soul, a high-energy salute performed live on stage in one of the best blues clubs in New York. Vocalists Prentiss McNeil (The Drifters) and Bruce “Big Daddy”… Read more

September 2017

A Decade of Soul: Classic Soul & Motown Revue

  • Sunday, September 3, 2017
  • 5:00 pm -
  • B.B. King Blues Club 237 West 42nd Street New York City, NY

From Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder to the Jackson 5 and Sam & Dave, you’ll hear the best tunes from soul’s most popular artists in A Decade of Soul, a high-energy salute performed live on stage in one of the best blues clubs in New York. Vocalists Prentiss McNeil (The Drifters) and Bruce “Big Daddy”… Read more

Free Benefits Counseling

  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017
  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Epiphany Library 228 E. 23rd St. New York, NY

If you have questions regarding: SNAP (Food Stamps) Medicare Medicare Part D Medicare Savings Program Medicaid EPIC SSI SSDI Cash Assistance HEAP Phone Discount Programs Access-A-Ride Your ACES (Advocacy, Counseling and Entitlement Services Project) volunteer can help Schedule a one-hour appointment by phone or in person. Drop-ins welcome! Every Wednesday, 12 – 3 pm

A Decade of Soul: Classic Soul & Motown Revue

  • Saturday, September 9, 2017
  • 5:00 pm -
  • B.B. King Blues Club 237 West 42nd Street New York City, NY

From Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder to the Jackson 5 and Sam & Dave, you’ll hear the best tunes from soul’s most popular artists in A Decade of Soul, a high-energy salute performed live on stage in one of the best blues clubs in New York. Vocalists Prentiss McNeil (The Drifters) and Bruce “Big Daddy”… Read more

A Decade of Soul: Classic Soul & Motown Revue

  • Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • 5:00 pm -
  • B.B. King Blues Club 237 West 42nd Street New York City, NY

From Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder to the Jackson 5 and Sam & Dave, you’ll hear the best tunes from soul’s most popular artists in A Decade of Soul, a high-energy salute performed live on stage in one of the best blues clubs in New York. Vocalists Prentiss McNeil (The Drifters) and Bruce “Big Daddy”… Read more

The NEW Retirement: Finding Purpose in Your Third Act

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017
  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Yorkville Library Meeting Room 222 E. 79th St., New York, NY

Are you retired? About to retire? Thinking about retiring? Welcome to the “NEW” Retirement! Baby boomers are healthier and living longer than previous generations. Spend the some time with pioneers in the search for a meaningful and purposeful “third act.” Come join speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, to clarify (or re-clarify) what… Read more

MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM: Dances For A Variable Population

  • Friday, September 22, 2017
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • George Bruce Branch Auditorium 518 W. 125th St. New York, NY

Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of September to December 2017, Naomi Golberg-Hass and company will lead seniors in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes for older adults of all ages and abilities. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM – 12 PM. Classes continue on the following days: September 22,… Read more

A Decade of Soul: Classic Soul & Motown Revue

  • Friday, September 22, 2017
  • 7:00 pm -
  • B.B. King Blues Club 237 West 42nd Street New York City, NY

From Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder to the Jackson 5 and Sam & Dave, you’ll hear the best tunes from soul’s most popular artists in A Decade of Soul, a high-energy salute performed live on stage in one of the best blues clubs in New York. Vocalists Prentiss McNeil (The Drifters) and Bruce “Big Daddy”… Read more

1st Annual Black Book Conference & Expo

  • Saturday, September 23, 2017
  • 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • National Black Theater 2031 5th Avenue Manhattan, NY

The 1st Annual Black Book Expo and Conference hosted by Black Expo America will attract local, prominent and celebrity authors from across the nation. The mission of the expo is to expose the public to independently published books, encourage reading, and to showcase authors, editors, publishers, scholars, and writers. Tickets: $15, available here.

One-On-One Tech Help with Digital Grandparents

  • Saturday, September 23, 2017
  • 12:00 pm -
  • St. Agnes Library 444 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY

In this program from New York Public Library, older adults can learn about computers and the Internet. Whether you wish to be introduced to computers, are seeking to expand your knowledge or get help with a specific task or question, this is an open time for tutoring and assistance. For older adults (50+). Free. (Event… Read more

December 2017

The World Famous HARLEM GOSPEL CHOIR Christmas Eve Show

  • Sunday, December 24, 2017
  • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • B.B. King Blues Club & Grill 237 West 42 St New York, NY

Performing contemporary gospel with a touch of jazz and blues, The World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir is synonymous with power vocals, glorious sound and infectious energy. Their songs of inspiration will touch the depths of your soul and lift your spirit. Get ready to tap your feet and clap your hands and maybe even dance on… Read more