Harlem Run is also launching a beginners training program, Harlem Gets Fit this month with Harlem United.
“Harlem United and Harlem Run are teaming up to make it even easier to become and remain healthy. We’re bringing the Harlem community together in order to learn healthy practices and to support each other in our fitness goals. Health is possible at every age and experience level; beginners are more than welcome to be part of Harlem Gets Fit, as are more experienced athletes. We will have health experts, coaches, and community resources at our kick off and going forward through the year.”
Join us January 21 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Harlem United’s main office, 290 Lenox Avenue, for our kick-off! RSVP requested, light refreshments will be provided.
Our friends at Total Equity Now have announced their Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Service Project in Harlem, set for Monday, January 19, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Participants are invited to meet at 11:00 a.m. sharp at Teachers College, Columbia University at 525 West 120th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam. Full details below.
The West Harlem Art Fund in partnership with guest curators and arts organizations present Pop-Up Digis, and event set to take place at MIST Harlem (46 West 116th Street near Lenox Avenue) on Friday, January 23rd from 6pm – 10pm. Pop-Up Digis is an official event for NYC Light 2015 and the International Year of Light, and will feature an interactive experience that organizers hope will infuse spark and interest in Harlem’s art scene.
Tickets for this FREE event are available now! Register today.
Multi-media venue MIST Harlem is also the location of recently opened South African restaurant Madiba Harlem.
New York City’s official tourism guide is spotlighting Harlem restaurants, music venues and theaters in January and continuing for Black History Month in February as well on its NYCgo Neighborhood x Neighborhood website. At the heart of this promotion is a lively video (watch below) which points out why Harlem is a hip and happening place in NYC, with suggestions of where to go uptown. There is also a great Must-See Harlem neighborhood guide which does a good job covering Harlem history, arts and culture, music and nightlife, Harlem’s Restaurant Row dining, and Harlem tour options. This effort by the city to promote Harlem as a tourist destination and to encourage people to come uptown in 2015 comes ahead of the highly anticipates Harlem Eatup! event which will take place in May 2015.
This morning from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, the 38TH ANNUAL THREE KINGS DAY PARADE will take place in East Harlem starting at 106th Street and Lexington Avenue and ending at 115th Street and Park Avenue. Sponsored by El Museo Del Barrio, this annual FREE event “brings the spirit of the holidays to El Barrio, as thousands of children, parents, teachers, artists, residents, and political and community leaders march together through the neighborhood.”
After the parade, join the Three Kings Celebration at La Marqueta next Tuesday, January 6th immediately following the parade hosted by Melissa Mark-Viverito.
This Wednesday, December 17th, Silicon Harlem is having its Winter Soiree & Toy Drive at MIST – My Image Studios, which is also where the brand new Madiba Harlem restaurant just opened. You are invited to come and take part by donating a new and unwrapped Toy which will go to benefit kids at the Children’s Aid Society aged 6-15.
Silicon Harlem is the uptown meet up of meet ups where people come to network around technology, entrepreneurship, music, arts and culture, social innovation and urban environmentalism.
Silicon Harlem Winter Soiree & Toy Drive
My Image Studios LLC
46 West 116th Street – between Lenox and 5th avenue
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM