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HARLEM EARTH DAY

Harlem Park to Park

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

HARLEM EARTH DAY

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Type Remaining End Quantity
APRIL 7TH - COMMUNITY FITNESS DAY - MORNINGSIDE PARK 162 Tickets Ended Free  
APRIL 3RD - PANEL DISCUSSION - FARM TO TABLE 35 Tickets Ended Free  
APRIL 10TH - PANEL DISCUSSION - ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE 9 Tickets Ended Free  
APRIL 17TH - PANEL DISCUSSION - BEAUTIFYING URBAN SPACES 31 Tickets Ended Free  
APRIL 21ST - GLOBAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION - MARCUS GARVEY PARK 256 Tickets Ended Free  

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HARLEM EARTH DAY

 

APRIL 2013

 

SPONSORED BY CON EDISON, LAND YOGA,

FRIENDS OF MORNINGSIDE PARK, MARCUS GARVEY PARK ALLIANCE

 

 

Join Harlem Park to Park for a celebration of Global Earth Day

 

Harlem Park to Park (HP2P) will launch its second annual Harlem Earth Day initiative in April 2013. Harlem Earth Day will include a month long calendar of neighborhood family friendly events designed to celebrate Global Earth Day and to promote the Earth Day mission to increase awareness of healthy living and environmental issues including Green Energy Use, Recycling, Clean Air, Urban Agriculture and Health/Wellness.

PROGRAM SUMMARY:


                                           COMMUNITY FITNESS DAY 

                                               (MORNINGSIDE PARK)

Sunday, April 7th (10 am to 2 pm)     


Day of outdoor health and fitness activities in Morningside Park

 

  • Adult fitness boot camp                                                     Brownstone Fitness
  • Adult Yoga workshop                                                         Bikram Yoga East Harlem
  • Children’s yoga workshop                                                 Chloe the Yogi
  • Flat fix workshop                                                               MODSquad Cycles
  • Mini dog training sessions/dog watering, treat station      Doggedly Devoted
  • Healthy beverages and snacks                                          Body Local
  • Health screenings/Info                                                       Park North Physical Therapy                                                         

 


PANEL DISCUSSION SERIES 

                                                          (MY IMAGE STUDIOS - MISTS)

         

Wednesdays, 7 pm to 8:30 pm; April 3rd through April 17th

MIST (My Image Studios), 46 W. 116th Street between Lenox Avenue and 5th Avenue

Weekly panel series designed to create an interactive dialogue about healthy eating, healthy living and community transformation.


Panel Topic (1)   April 3rd; 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Farm to Table: The New Food Movement

  • Farm Fresh/Organic Foods Benefits of Locally Produced Foods to Our Every Day Lives
  • Food Supply                        Understanding the Fresh Food Supply Chain  
  • Education                            Teaching Nutritional Value to Children

       Panelists:                    Marcus Samuelsson, Chef/Owner, Red Rooster Harlem

Candice Kumai, Chef/Author, Cook Yourself Sexy                

Cassandra Quinlan-Ashford, Chef, Harvist Harlem

Elly Truesdell, NE Regional Local Forager, Whole Foods Market

Karen Karp, President, Karp Resources

                  Ken Migliorelli, Owner, Migliorelli Farms

Rhys Powell, President, Red Rabbit LLC

Instructor, City College Food Management/Culinary Program            

 

Panel Topic (2) April 10th; 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Environmental Justice: How Our External Environment Influences Our Internal Environment

  • Building the Climate Movement
  • Ecological Footprints
  • Air Quality and Health Implications
  • Politics of Environmental Change

 Panelists:                   Peggy Shephard, Environmental Activist, We Act*

                                   Donnel Baird, Founder, BlocPower

                                   Hunter Armstrong, Executive Director, CIVITAS

                                   Tony Hillery, Founder, Harlem Grown

                                

Panel Topic (3) April 17th; 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Beautifying Urban Spaces: Transforming a Community/Neighborhood

  • Recyclable Materials                     Reusable Materials in Art and Architecture  
  • Sustainable Transformation          Creating Green Space in Urban Environments

Panelists:                    Artist, Recycled Art Sculpture

                      Chris Vanterpool, Dir. of Capital Administration, NY Restoration Project

                                        Carlton Brown, COO, Full Spectrum NY


                                               GLOBAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION   

                                                        (MARCUS GARVEY PARK) 
                 

Sunday, April 21st* (10 am to 2 pm)

A full day of activities will take place in Marcus Garvey Park to coincide with Global Earth Day

  •          Bottle cap picture frame art project                     Barbara Coccioletti; 

                                                                                           Papa John's Harlem

  •          Face painting                                                       Layla Jade
  •          Earth Day Parade                                                 PS180
  •          Urban gardening, Planting/Window Box              Harlem Flo – A Flower Boutique
  •          Earth friendly bristle robot art project                   Robofun
  •          Dog watering, treat station                                    Doggedly Devoted                             
  •     Nutrition for children sampling                             Red Rabbit
  •     Outdoor adult and children’s yoga                        Bikram Yoga East Harlem, Chloe the Yogi
  •          Flat fix workshop                                                  MODSquad Cycles
  •          Energy saving demonstration                               Con Edison Green Team
  •       Recycling demonstration                                      Glen Nison, NYC Dept of Sanitation
  •          Farmers market information                                  Community Markets      
  •          Health and Wellness table vendors                       Harlem Skin Clinic; Lenox Coffee,      United Healthcare
  • Live music/entertainment                                          Sundae Sermon; Kwame and the Uptown Shakedown
  • Guest speaker                                                       

(*Please note that the actual Global Earth Day is Monday, April 22nd. HP2P will celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 21st to accommodate greater attendance at the day’s events.)

Have questions about HARLEM EARTH DAY? Contact Harlem Park to Park

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM (EDT)


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Harlem Park to Park

 

Harlem Park to Park (HP2P) is a social enterprise representing 100+ entrepreneurs committed to cultural preservation, small business and community development in Central Harlem, NYC's premiere cultural, dining, shopping and nightlife hub north of 110th Street. Representing Harlem's premiere businesses, HP2P's members are located within the geographic area of Central Park North to 144th Street and Morningside Park to Marcus Garvey Park.

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