Look out for a traffic jam today in Harlem around The Studio Museum in Harlem, i.e. 125th between Lenox Ave and ACP! Why? Our First Lady Michelle Obama will be hosting an afternoon event at The Studio Museum in Harlem for the spouses of Chiefs of State and Heads of Government participating in the UN General Assembly, which is happening all week.
Mrs. Obama is expected to will deliver brief remarks at the event and the Dance Theatre of Harlem is planning to perform for the First Lady and her guests.
As for traffic, expect major delays and back up leading up to 125th Street from East to West. To get the latest on traffic, HarlemGal Inc recommends following @gridlocksam for the latest!
Posted in 125th Street, Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., Harlem, Harlem bloggers, Harlem blogs, HarlemGal, history, Lenox Avenue, Studio Museum Harlem
Tagged @gridlocksam, dance theatre of harlem, Harlem, Harlem bloggers, Harlem Blogs, HarlemGal, Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, The Studio Museum Harlem, transportation, United Nations
The 5th annual Street Games will be taking place April 28 at Thomas Jefferson Park in Spanish Harlem, which is located at 114th Street off of 1st Avenue. Street Games celebrates games from the ’60s and ’70s by introducing them to a new generation of kids. This event is FREE and open to all ages, and will feature classic activities for abilities, including:
- Pogo Sticks
- Hula Hoops
- Hippity Hop
- Skateboarding Clinics
- Learn to Ride Your Bike
- Disney Zone
- Knicks Groove Truck
- Street Hockey
- Sky Bounce Youth Handball Tournament – NEW!
- Soap Box Derby – NEW!
- Red Bulls Skills Challenge – NEW!
The event will also feature performances by the Dance Theatre of Harlem and Industrial Rhythm! And Street Games will happen rain or shine! See details below!
Saturday, April 28, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson Park, Spanish Harlem in Manhattan
114th Street off of 1st Avenue
Posted in Community, Free!, Harlem, health and wellness, kids, New York, New York City, NYC
Tagged basketball, dance theatre of harlem, NYC Parks and Recreation, Spanish Harlem, Sports, Street Games, The Walt Disney Company, thomas jefferson park