Photos by Stacie Joy
As you may have seen (and heard!) yesterday, members of HONK NY!, the activist and community-based street bands, were out and about yesterday in the East Village.
in other neighborhoods in the days ahead.
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.