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Free tax services offered by Harlem Business Alliance

Harlem Business Alliance notified us this morning via Twitter that they are “helping people with their taxes for free.” The free services are available on three separate days starting February 2. An appointment is required! See additional details below!

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Free screening in Harlem of Last Vegas starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline

There is a free film screening October 21 at Magic Johnson Theater in Harlem of Last Vegas starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline. The free screening starts at 7 pm.

Interested in attending? Download tickets here. And remember, free screenings are on a first come, first serve basis.

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The Association of Pro Bono Counsel to host Legal Expo in Harlem providing free legal counseling for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

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On Tuesday, October 29, the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) will host the inaugural Small Business Legal Academy to provide free legal counseling for small businesses and non-profits at Harlem’s famous Apollo Theater from 9 am to 6 pm. This one-day event will bring together corporate law firms, financial services consultants, city and state agencies, and other service providers to lead workshops and provide one-on-one legal consultations. Topics discussed will include intellectual property law, not-for-profit formation and commercial leasing legislations, among others. Spanish and French interpreters will also be available.

Register here to attend event.

Who: The Association of Pro Bono Counsel

When: Tuesday, October 29, 2013

9:00 – 9:15 am Registration
9:15 – 11:00 am Legal Essentials for Small Businesses
11:15 – 12:15 pm Intellectual Property Issues
1:15 – 2:15 pm Not-for-Profit Formation
2:30 – 3:30 pm Employment Law and Personnel Management
3:45 – 4:45 pm Commercial Leasing Issues
5:00 – 6:45 pm Legal Essentials for Small Businesses

Where: Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater, 253 W 125th Street

Crab Bash today at Red Rooster Harlem

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson and Crab Man Mike are saluting the end of summer with a Crab Bash, today, September 3 at 4:00 pm on the patio at Red Rooster Harlem at 310 Lenox Avenue.

A Harlem legend, Crab Man Mike will be serving his signature fresh crabs for the festivities, while Samuelsson and the Red Rooster kitchen team will prepare sides, such as Mexican Street Corn; Potato Salad; Mac and Greens; Buttermilk Mash; Blue Cheese Slaw; Old Bay-spiked French Fries; Collard Greens; and Bourbon Mustard Pole Beans. Guests can get into the groove with New Orleans jazz musicians providing live entertainment, and Radeberger pints will be available for $5 a pint.

The event is open to the public and free to attend. Individual crabs will cost $3 each; 3 crabs and 2 sides will cost $18; and 6 crabs and 3 sides will cost $30.

Free family art workshop happening today in East Harlem

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The Hunter College East Harlem Art Gallery is offering A FREE Family Art Workshop today, July 27 for families with young people from pre-school aged through high school. During the workshop, participants will work with visual artists and ARTS interns from STUDIO IN A SCHOOL for sessions in art-making. The workshop starts at 11 am and runs to 3 pm. Attendees can join up to 2 pm. See details below.

When: Saturday, July 27

Time: 11am to 3pm

Location: Hunter College East Harlem Art Gallery
The Silberman Building, 2180 Third Avenue, NYC (Corner of 119th Street)

What will be offered at the event?
- Workshops in Collage Making, Drawing, Paper Sculpture, and Stamping,
- Gallery tours of Studio in a School’s student art exhibition, Portraits: My City, Myself

How to Register:
You can register by email or in person
Send an email to ehartg.rsvp@gmail.com

East Harlem school to lead peaceful march in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr

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On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10 a.m., Manhattan Country School, located at the base of East Harlem on East 96th Street, will lead a peaceful and inspirational march through the streets of New York City in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Having chosen the route and theme of the march themselves, MCS eighth grade students will stop at several points along the march route to give public speeches they have written addressing contemporary civil rights issues. This year’s march theme is “In 25 Years: Reflecting on the Civil Rights Struggles of the Past, Looking Toward Justice for Tomorrow.”

The public is invited to attend and can join at the beginning of the march or meet along the route to hear student speeches, sing freedom songs, and participate in a unique event that is educational and uplifting.

2013 MLK March Route:
Starting time & location: 10 a.m. at Gracie Mansion
(East End Avenue and 89th Street)

1. Gracie Mansion (East End Avenue and 89th Street)
2. ASPCA (424 East 92nd Street, between 1st and York)
3. 92nd Street Y (92nd Street and Lexington Avenue)
4. Dream Charter School (232 East 102nd Street, Between 2nd and 3rd)
5. The Museum of the City of New York (1220 5th Avenue, between 103rd and 104th)
6. Manhattan Country School (7 East 96th Street, Between Madison and 5th Avenues)

Ending time & location: 1 p.m. at Manhattan Country School
(7 East 96th Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues)

For more information about the march, contact Corris Little at clittle@manhattancountryschool.org

Attend Manhattan Country School Farm Festival in East Harlem October 20

Every year Manhattan Country School (MCS) in East Harlem aims to bring a little bit of the Catskills to the streets and children of NYC during their annual Farm Festival. This Fall season is no different. MCS will host its annual Farm Festival for children ages 3 and up from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 20. This is when parent volunteers turn East 96th Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues into an urban carnival, offering family friendly entertainment including rides, games, crafts, a silent auction, raffles and live music-all for FREE! The MCS Farm Festival also offers a selection of homemade baked goods, a wide variety of delicious ethnic cuisine and fresh produce from their farm in Roxbury, NY.

Admission is free and tickets for food, games and rides will be available for purchase. In the event of rain, festivities will take place indoors.

MCS Farm Festival – FREE
Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7 East 96 Street, NY 10128 (which is where Harlem begins on the East side)
Between Fifth and Madison Avenues, Near Central Park

Subway/Bus directions
Take the #6 to 96 Street or MTA bus M1, M2, M3, M4, M96

EmblemHealth to offer Harlem residents free flu shots October 16th and 20th

Flu season is upon us and its time to think about how to manage that. EmblemHealth will be offering Harlem residents complimentary flu shots, blood pressure screenings and “brown bag” prescription medication reviews on October 16 at the West Harlem Farmers Market and on October 20 at Mount Morris Park.

Also, while there take advantage of receiving free health and wellness screenings. EmblemHealth and Harvest Home Farmer’s Markets are offering these services at each location through the end of November.

Aloft Harlem Hotel to feature Karl Karni-Bain in solo exhibition

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West Coast mixed media artist Karl Karni-Bain (BAI) will be featured in a solo exhibition for the monthly art exhibition series at the Aloft Harlem Hotel, June 21-July 18. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2012 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public with a cash bar in the hotel lounge.

The exhibition will feature recent painting by the neo-primitive inspired artist that includes work from his mask series and semi-abstract nudes. The exhibition series at Aloft Harlem features an exhibition by a solo artist each month and is located at 2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd, between 123rd and 124th Street in Harlem.

See Bedeviled at Casa Frela Gallery in Harlem

In addition to the Farm Festival taking place this coming weekend (October 15), there is another event to consider in Harlem. Open House New York and Casa Frela Gallery are hosting their Fall art festival called Bedeviled. Some of the artists that will be featured and you might personally know are: Evi Abeler, Lynn Lieberman-AFineLyne,Darlene Aschbacher, Steven E. Brown, Eric Erving, Thomas Schultz, Daina Shorbrys, Tagea Vangsgaard and more. Plus it is FREE!

Stop by the Studio Museum in Harlem for a free schedule. All the exact details are listed below!