A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from June 17, 2006
NYC Kidsfest
The "NYC Kidsfest" is a new annual event for kids.

NYC KidsFest
Saturday, Jun 17, 2006
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Rain date: Saturday, June 24

The first annual NYC KidsFest is a free family festival in Morningside Park in Harlem. This one day family event brings performances of outstanding artistic quality to New York families. Packed with music, theater, dance, storytelling, and much more, this festival promises to delight, inspire, and arouse the imaginations of children of all ages in a fun atmosphere.

The 2006 Festival promises to be one of the most diversely programmed festivals in town. It will feature some of the finest children's performing arts groups in New York City. Highlights include a hilarious and sophisticated performance of Los Tres Cerditos/The Three Little Pigs by Los Kabayitos, New York's only Latino Children's theater that performs plays in both English and Spanish. Other highlights include The Deedle Deedle Dees, a rock band for kids that sings about a lot of silly topics, The Harlem Improv Troupe which features teen performers, Uptown Dance Academy, and a performance by Treehouse Shakers, a dance theater company for young audiences that mixes live music and theater.

Presented by The Friends of Morningside Park, NYC.

Location: Morningside Park - 113th Street at Manhattan Avenue. By train: Take the 1, B, or C and exit at 110th street.

More Information:
Phone number: 212-937-3883
Friends of Morningside Park

Posted by Barry Popik
Holidays/Events/Parades • (0) Comments • Saturday, June 17, 2006 • Permalink