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ConEd Family Day: Make a Sun Print with Artist Rose Deler

“Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.” —George Eastman, founder of Kodak
Make your own sun print using light and found objects with artist Rose Deler!
Learn about early photography and make your own sun print, or photogram, in this fun outdoor art workshop with local artist Rose Deler! The workshop will take place outside of Morris-Jumel Mansion on the bluestone patio. Masks are required for all activity participants.
Free with Eventbrite registration.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coned-family-day-sun-print-art-workshop-with-artist-rose-deler-tickets-330242071927

Fort Tryon Park: BROADWAY BERM STEWARDSHIP DAY

Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks for some spring cleaning in Fort Tryon! Meet at the Broadway Greeting Garden at the Arden Street/Broadway entrance. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and get ready to improve the park’s ecology by removing winter debris and helping site preparations.  Tools and gloves will be provided but please bring a filled water bottle.

Groups of 5+ must RSVP by emailing info@FortTryonParkTrust.org 2 weeks in advance.  Volunteers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Stewardship Days along the eastern expanse of the park take place on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month from April through November. The Fort Tryon Park Trust supports stewardship days by underwriting tools, horticultural supplies, and NYC Parks staffing to oversee projects.

Leadlights – Rising in the Heights: “Feel the Beat”

Rising in the Heights is excited for you all to “Feel the Beat” as hip hop artist Randy Mason brings Marilyn Singer’s poetry alive!

Feel the Beat by Marilyn Singer is a vibrant collection of poems celebrating all forms of social dance from samba and salsa to tango and hip-hop. This event features hip hop artist Randy Mason performing original songs, with more dance-inspired music by Leadlights. Free copies of “Feel the Beat” will be distributed to families, and gift cards to local restaurant Native Noodles will be raffled off.

Business sponsor: Native Noodles @nativenoodles

Must include: Rising in the Heights is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, a regrant program supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC.

Sugar Hill: Rachael Harrington presents Waking Up: Stories For Springtime

Spring is in the air and you’ve made it through the long, cold winter! Come celebrate with a storytelling performance all about Spring and the joy that it brings. Storyteller Rachael Harrington will take you on a journey through budding meadows to meet characters waking up from their long winter naps, emerging from their cocoons, and waking up to a sense of newness in their lives.

Saturday, May 21st
11:00am and 1:00pm

www.rachaelharrington.com

Sugar Hill: Rachael Harrington presents Waking Up: Stories For Springtime

Spring is in the air and you’ve made it through the long, cold winter! Come celebrate with a storytelling performance all about Spring and the joy that it brings. Storyteller Rachael Harrington will take you on a journey through budding meadows to meet characters waking up from their long winter naps, emerging from their cocoons, and waking up to a sense of newness in their lives.

Saturday, May 21st
11:00am and 1:00pm

www.rachaelharrington.com