FREE Music & Storytelling Workshop with Robbi K

#TaniaOnTheScene - Today, City Parks Foundation, producers of the famed SummerStage and SummerStage Kids Festival will host a FREE music and storytelling workshop for the public in Harlem’s historic Marcus Garvey Park.

City Parks Foundation (CPF) presents a FREE music and storytelling workshop for adults featuring the storytelling and musical styling of renowned vocalist Robbi K. Produced by Monique Martin, Director of Family Programming for CPF and the artistic curator of SummerStage Kids, this event strives to help audiences pursue their own storytelling skills. From learning how to enliven personal history to techniques on how to capture an audience’s attention, attendees will be enchanted by SummerStage Kids alumna Robbi K’s soprano voice and her energetic approach to storytelling in addition to her insightful tips and creative methods to document and present your individual story!

The fun and festivities kick off at 11am.

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Free Event: Thelonious Monk’s 96th Birthday

#TaniaOnTheScene - Enjoy a free concert at noon today in honor of Thelonious Monk’s 96th Birthday, with performance from six renowned pianists.

WHAT: Monk at 96: Counting Down To 100

WHEN: Thursday, October 10, 2013 // 12pm EST

WHERE: Brookfield Place, Winter Garden — 220 Vesey Street, NYC

COST: FREE

Characterized by his improvisational style and elaborate compositions, Thelonious Monk was a herald of bebop and a jazz innovator. Continuing Arts Brookfield’s 10-year march toward the Thelonius Monk centennial in 2017, this year’s annual birthday concert will feature celebrated pianists Mala Waldron, Helen Sung, Aaron Parks, and more. The complete lineup for the free event is as follows:

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Free Fitness in the Park

#TaniaOnTheScene - City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. The Fall 2013 season of free fitness programs will begin the week of September 23rd and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.

All activities in this six-week fitness program take place twice a week at each location through November 1, 2013. Participants are encouraged to maintain regular attendance to maximize health benefits.

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Free Movie Screening: Slumdog Millionaire

#TaniaOnTheScene || Brooklyn Bridge Park Movies With A View - Slumdog Millionaire

When:
Thu, Jul 19 at 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Where:
Brooklyn Bridge Park
1 Main Street 
Phone:
(718) 802-0603

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Free “Stuff” This Weekend

#TaniaOnTheScene - The weekend is here so you’ll probably be looking for something to do this weekend. I have thee (yes thee) perfect event for you to enjoy with the kids, if you wish to bring them.

It was named the “Best Outdoor Festival 2011”

HOWL! FESTIVAL OF EVENTS | June 1, 2, and 3, 2012

Featuring Jackie Factory’s Low Life 6 | House of HOWL! | Art Around the Park | The Great HOWL! OUT LOUD Kid’s Carnival and Stage | Music, Dance, Poetry, Spoken Word and MORE

A three-ring circus of creativity for kids of all ages, HOWL! Festival in Tompkins Square Park is entirely FREE—Free admission. Free games, art, and entertainment by and for kids. Free access to the artistry of your friends and neighbors. Free spirits performing on the Main Stage. Freedom to indulge the senses and imagination in the poetic exploration of the legacy and contemporary cultural landscape of the East Village!

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