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Uptown Stories: Fall 2019 Workshops Begin October 2nd!

Fall Workshops begin October 2nd!

Uptown Stories offers after-school workshops led by professional writers and master teachers. Students ages 8-16 learn the craft of writing, engage their imaginations and join an exciting, supportive community. Workshops meet for ten weeks and conclude with a celebratory reading open to family and friends. To ensure Uptown Stories is accessible to all children, tuition is “pay-what-you-can.”

The Elements of Fiction / Tuesday 3:15-5:15 / Ages 9-12

It’s Your Thing / Tuesday 5:30-7:30 / Ages 12-16

The Art of Poetry / Wednesday 3:15-5:15 / Ages 11-14

Girls Rising / Friday 4:00-6:00 / Ages 10-15

Villains! / Saturday 10:00-12:00 / Ages 8-11

POW! Writing & Drawing Comics / Saturday 2:30-4:30 / Ages 10-14

Uptown Stories ofrece talleres después de la escuela dirigidos por escritores profesionales y maestros. Estudiantes entre las edades de 8-16 aprenden escritura, usan sus imaginaciones y se unen a una comunidad emocionante y de apoyo. Los talleres se reúnen durante diez semanas y concluyen con una lectura de celebración abierta a familiares y amigos. Para asegurar que Uptown Stories sea accesible para todos, la matrícula es “pague lo que pueda.”

Website: www.UptownStories.org
Phone: (929) 27STORY

The Cornerstone Center / 178 Bennett Avenue at 189th

Hudson River Community Sailing

Hudson River Community Sailing develops maritime education and recreation to the community at large, plus provides leadership and academic success to underserved New York City youth through sailing education.


With our Private lessons you are guaranteed an instructor and a boat all to yourself. Our most individualized lessons are perfect for people brand new to sailing, but also for those who have experience to build upon. Our staff will work with you to reach your goals.

CALL TO BOOK:  212-924-1920

Introduction to Sailing:
Description: For the fourth consecutive season, Hudson River Community Sailing is offering sailing lessons out of Dyckman Marina in Inwood! Learn to sail with us, bring your family, and earn your US Sailing Certification. Our lessons range from $75 two-hour intros to two-weekend Basic Keelboat Certification courses. We also offer Private Lessons for students who want one-on-one instruction.”

Saturday and Sunday at 10:30, 1:30, and 4:30 every weekend except 8/17, 8/18 until 9/29

Basic Keelboat :
Description:​ The Inwood Basic Keelboat is held over two consecutive weekends from 9am-1pm. This course provides the student with a foundation of skills and follows a curriculum set by US Sailing, the national governing body of sailing! Students learn how to rig and derig a boat, sail at different angles to the wind, tie various knots, and predict weather patterns. Skills taught on the water are reinforced in the classroom. We recommend this course if you are seriously interested in learning to sail.

July 7/27, 7/28 – 8/3, 8/4
8/24, 8/25 – 8/31, 9/1
9/7, 9/8 – 9/14, 9/15 9/21, 9/22 – 9/28, 9/29
10/5, 10/6 – 10/12, 10/13

CALL TO BOOK:  212-924-1920

RING Garden 35th Anniversary Party

Happy birthday, RING! We’re celebrating the 35th Anniversary of this volunteer-run garden.Enjoy complimentary food from Albert’s Mofongo House, Seawalk, and Capital Diner. Beverages provided by RING Garden, including our special homegrown mint tea.

Kid-friendly activities will be held on the lawn from 2 pm. Free Polaroid pictures by the fish pond for all children.

1:30 pm – Free raffle tickets handed out to all attendees
2 pm – Robert Jackson, State Senator to speak
2:30 pm – History and recognition of achievement
3:30 pm – Monarch butterfly release in collaboration with Friends of


Word Inwood Hill Park
4 pm – Raffle drawing (must be present to win)

Raffle items generously donated by Bodre Salon, Tannat Wine and Cheese Bar, Beans and Vines, Pick & Eat, CHOCnyc, and Starbucks.

Plus, take home a small gift from the RING Garden to you. Can’t wait to celebrate with you!