On Friday, October 27, 2006, Hope Community, Inc. will host a press conference and unveiling of an historic mosaic by artist Manny Vega honoring the late Puerto Rican poet, Julia de Burgos. The 11:00 AM ceremony will take place in the heart of East Harlem’s “Cultural Corridor” – in front of a Hope building located on the northeast corner of Lexington Avenue and East 106th Street. The momentous unveiling will be followed by a community reception hosted by El Taller Boricua in the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center at 1680 Lexington Avenue. For more information, call (212) 860-8821, Ext 111.
Please join us on Saturday, August 19, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at Modesto Flores Garden on Lexington Avenue near 104th Street. Featured poets include Jesus Papoleto Melendez and Mariposa – plus open mike. Poetas con Café is sponsored by Hope Community, Inc. as a forum for poets and musicians to share their work with the East Harlem community. Readings are held once a month – from June through September. Hope commissions local artists whose work is connected to the East Harlem area. Refreshments and snacks provided by Hope Community; plus specialty coffee courtesy of East Harlem Café. This free program is also made possible with matching grants from Poets & Writers, Inc. and the NYS Council on the Arts. For more information, call (212) 860-8821, Ext. 162.
Street Dedication Ceremony
11:00 am – 12:00 Noon
Julia de Burgos Boulevard
(Lexington Avenue/106th St.)
Reception @ Taller Boricua
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1680 Lexington Avenue
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
del Museo del Barrio
1220 Fifth Avenue
Sponsored by the Office of Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito, El Museo del Barrio, Hope Community, Inc. and East Harlem Preservation.
July 24th Event Hosted by Senator Serrano, The Trans-Fat Help Center, and Hope Community Inc.
State Senator Jose M. Serrano
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The Trans Fat Help Center
Hope Community Inc.
Free Class in Spanish with the Trans Fat Help Center
The Trans Fat Help Center hosts classes for food professionals on the basics of cooking and baking without artificial trans fat. These classes are free to anyone working in New York City’s food industry. Tuesday, July 24, 2 – 4 p.m. Ortiz-Wittenberg Gallery 171 E. 109th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues Register today: (718) 552-1152 Clase Gratis con el Trans Fat Help Center Totalmente en Español El Trans Fat Help Center ofrece clases para profesionales sobre los fundamentos de la cocina sin trans fat artificial. Estas clases son gratis para personas que trabajan en la industria alimenticia de la Ciudad de Nueva York.
Martes, 24 de julio, 2 – 4 p.m. Ortiz-Wittenberg Gallery #171 E. 109 entre las Avenidas Tercera y Lexington Inscríbase hoy: (718) 552-1152