Saturday, October 14, 2017

[Updated] Honk if you like...

The 2017 HONK NYC Festival wraps up tomorrow afternoon at multiple East Village/LES locations, starting at the Children's Magical Garden on Stanton Street and ending at La Plaza Cultural on Ninth Street and Avenue C, with a parade along Avenue C in between [Updated: The parade on C is no longer happening] ... it's part of the HONK for MORE Gardens! Procession.

Here's the lineup via Facebook:

Everyone is welcome to join the day's events starting at Children's Magical Garden at 129 Stanton St. near Essex at noon, where we'll have craft & prop-making time accompanied by music from Damas de Ferro of Rio de Janeiro.

• At 2 pm our procession steps off on Stanton to Pitt Street, and we march/dance up Avenue C, ending at La Plaza Cultural Community Garden at approximately 2:45 pm. This is a permitted street parade.
• At 3 pm Liberation Drum Circles will lead a one-hour workshop, free to all, at La Plaza.
• At 4:15 pm Batala New York returns for a performance of Northern Brazilian samba reggae drum rhythms, at La Plaza.
• At 5 pm all welcome to join the procession from La Plaza to DROM on Ave A, for the HONK NYC Closing Party.

Find more details here.


Eden Bee said...

I love this event! Huge dance party in La Plaza last year.

Jill W said...

UPDATE: the events in La Plaza are still on, as well as the procession to DROM at 5pm, but the 2pm parade from Children's Magical Garden is CANCELLED due to circumstances beyond our control. Jill, on behalf of HONK NYC