2019 Community Visioning Cohort

We are pleased to inform you that The Singing Winds has been chosen to participate in the 2019 Community Visioning Cohort program with Partnerships for Parks. Your strong history of programming, engagement, and advocacy on behalf of Albemarle Playground makes us confident that you will utilize the tools in this selective training experience to strengthen your park improvement efforts.

Community Visioning Team

 

Recognizing our strong history of programming, engagement and advocacy on behalf of Albemarle Playground, the Partnership for Parks has selected Singing Winds to participate in their 2019 Community Visioning Cohort!

Through participation in a series of training workshops and Community Visioning Events, Singing Winds will offer interactive surveys to park-goers in Albemarle Playground in order to develop 1.  new programming for children, teens and families, 2.  a “Friends of . . .” volunteer group and 3.  advocacy tools to support community engagement in capital improvements in the playground.

The Lions and Dragons Dance

year of the pig

The Singing Winds presents “The Lions and Dragons Dance – a children’s celebration of the Lunar New Year” featuring special guests from the Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Institute.

2019 is the Year of the Pig!  Come celebrate the Lunar New Year with Lion Dance, Fan Dance, Kung Fu, music, and stories from China.  With a special presentation by the Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Institute, “The Lions and Dragons Dance” will introduce you to some of the legends and traditional customs associated with this ancient celebration.

Recommended for all ages!  Wear Red!

Free Admission

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for food, crafts and activities.

Where:  PS 230 auditorium, 1 Albemarle Street

When:  Friday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m.

Juha and His Donkey

juha and his donkey

The Singing Winds presents “Juha and His Donkey – Stories, Music and Dance from Yemen” featuring storytelling in Arabic and English and special guest Mohamed Hael, playing oud and keyboards.

Join us this Saturday, and hear the lessons of Juha and the Wise Man.   Calligraphy and clay projects.   Enjoy traditional and contemporary Arabic music, and join the dance!

Please note that we will be dancing in separate groups for boys and girls.

Free Admission

Doors open at 2:00 p.m. for food, crafts and activities.

WHERE: PS 230 multimedia room, 425 McDonald Avenue, nearest subway – F train (Church Avenue)
WHEN: Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.