UPCOMING EVENTS AT WEEKSVILLE HERITAGE CENTER
DanceAfrica Turns 40!
It is a monumental anniversary for Dance Africa and to celebrate, they are going all out!
The official kickoff to this weeklong experience begins here at Weeksville with the Tribute to Our Ancestors. Please join us on our sacred grounds at 10am for a libation ceremony followed by drumming and performances.
DanceAfrica continues through May 29th with shows featuring dancers like our friends at Asase Yaa, a bazaar with great shopping, and Film Africa - a festival highlighting directors from the across the diaspora.
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Bed-Stuy!
We are so excited to host Feast BedStuy this Saturday!
We truly believe there's no place in the world like Bed-Stuy and we invite you all to taste and see her greatest sites. Besides hanging out at some of our favorite eateries and bars, purchasing a ticket will help children from NYC learn the history of Weeksville via tours of the Historic Hunterfly Road Houses throughout the summer.
Delta Sigma Theta CELEBRATES MAY WEEK AT WEEKSVILLE
We believe Weeksville to be a convening place and sanctuary for residents of Central Brooklyn. It is through Weeksville Wednesdays, where we host local organizations who are leading community organizing and providing much-needed services in our area.
We are happy to welcome the Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta as they stop by WHC for a poetry slam for youth ages 11-18 and "RedTalks", a discussion series during their annual May Week. To register your child for the slam, please contact the Brooklyn Alumnae chaper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cave Canem Is coming to Weeksville
We are beyond excited about Cave Canem bringing their annual symposium to WHC!
'A Panoramic View of Black Poetry' is a two-and-a-half day poetry forum and fundraiser, will feature presentations by esteemed writers from Elizabeth Alexander to Walter Mosley. This is not an event to miss! Purchase your tickets today!