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Word Up – Fridge, Census, & Health

Join us Tuesdays in September for outdoor festivities with Word Up & Coach Dave! Bring food to share with the community and fill The People’s Fridge. Make sure you fill out the Census. Learn about getting tested for your health. Plus we will be giving away free books (adult and children) & school supplies (while supplies last). And win some People’s History Books at the end of each event (3 sets to give away) — just stop by and let us know you took the Census!

Donate to the People’s Fridge at Word Up!
Venmo: @Elise-Strumpf
Paypal: elisestrumpf@gmail.com

The Glenn Crytzer Sextet in Bennett Park

Join Glenn, Mike and the gang back in Bennett Park. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy the show!

This week we’ll be focusing on the music of the 1920. We’ll have a 6 piece band including cornet, trombone, clarinet, banjo, bass saxophone, and drums!

Your tips are appreciated as musicians are out of work due to the current covid crisis! The tip jar will be out for cash, we also accept:
Venmo: @glenncrytzer
Paypal: glenn@glenncrytzer.com


The Community League of the Heights (CLOTH): “Clean Up Northern Manhattan”

The Community League of the Heights (CLOTH) is hosting “Clean Up Northern Manhattan” this Sunday at 9 a.m.

Cleaning supplies, light snacks and water will be provided.
Face masks must be worn at all times.

Tree Stewards – there are many neglected tree pits that will need to be cleared of litter and weeds. Garden tools will be provided.

The meeting place is set for Ilka Tanya Payan Park at West 157th Street and Broadway, and you can register for a ticket to the event here.


CLOTH BOOK CLUB: Sister’s Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center with author Clifford Mason, “Macbeth in Harlem”

Saturday, September 26th at 2:00 pm.

This week our host is Janifer Wilson, Proprietress of Sister’s Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center with author Clifford Mason, “Macbeth in Harlem: Black Theater in America from the Beginning to Raisin in the Sun”.

Featuring artist Susan Kricorian and small business Creme de la Creme – Nails by Angie.

Register herehttps://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OB5gXKHzT3SbaNaE17Cvyg

Purchase Clifford Mason’s book here

Read about Sister’s Uptown Bookstore:
NY 1 News: ‘Black-owned Bookstore Sees Sales Soar Amid Protests”

Author – Clifford Mason, Macbeth in Harlem: Black Theater in American from the Beginning to Raisin in the Sun and can be purchased at Sister’s Uptown
CLIFFORD MASON is a celebrated playwright, actor, director, and critic who has been involved in the theater for four decades and has written thirty-four plays. He is also the author of The African-American Bookshelf: 50 Must-Reads, a history of black literature from colonial times to the present. He resides in New York City.