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25th Anniversary of the Americans
with Disabilities Act / Weekend Walks

Sunday, July 26, 2015 | 11am to 4pm

Mott Street (between Canal & Worth Streets)
Manhattan's Chinatown

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Chinatown Partnership/Chinatown BID along with Art Beyond Sight will be co-hosting the NYC Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Birthday Party as part of the NYC Department of Transportation's popular Weekend Walk series. This momentous event will be celebrated on historic Mott Street, which boasts a wealth of attractions, great restaurants and local businesses. Engage with music, dance, and art with the community of arts organizations, museums, theatres and many more.

Sunday, July 26th promises to be an exciting and fun festival promoting access for all!

Sponsors and Supporters: NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, Art Beyond Sight, Project Access, CUNY Coalition for Students with Disabilities & NYC Department of Transportation

Participating Booths (In Formation)
  • AHRC NYC

  • Andrew Heiskell Library & New York Public Library

  • Art Beyond Sight

  • Arts Unbound

  • Bronx Independent Living Services

  • Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled, Inc.

  • Brooklyn Children's Museum

  • Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

  • Chen Dance Center

  • Chinese Freemasons

  • Chinese Progressive Association

  • Devine Ideas

  • diaboloTeamNYC

  • Disability Pride Parade

  • El Museo del Barrio

  • Fidelis Care New York

  • GrowNYC

  • Historic House Trust of New York City

  • HHS LANtern (Lupus Area Network)

  • I.D.E.A.S.

  • IDNYC / Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

  • Independence Care System

  • Jewish Museum

  • Lower East Side Tenement Museum

  • Manhattan District Attorney's Office

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Museum of Chinese in America

  • My Time Inc.

  • National September 11 Memorial & Museum

  • New York Asian Women's Center

  • New York Chinese Cultural Center

  • New York State Dept. of Health Fish Advisory Outreach

  • NYC Public Advocate's Office

  • Origami Therapy Association

  • Queens Museum

  • Roundabout Theatre Company

  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

  • The Museum of Modern Art

  • United Nations

  • Visionary Media

  • Visiting Nurse Services of New York

  • Wheeling Forward

  • Xicon Home Health Care Services

 

Performances

11am
Sandi Higgins, Yoga Demonstration

11:30am
Diabolo Team NYC

 

12pm
Greetings

 

12:30pm
NY Chinese Cultural Center, Chinese Dance

 

1pm
Zulu P, DJ Music

 

1:30pm

Chris Petz & Friends

 

2pm
TBA

 

2:30pm
Paulette Penzvalto, Opera Singer

 

3pm
Salome James - Jazz Trio

Photos from NYC's Inaugural Disability Pride Parade (July 12, 2015)

 

Press Coverage

Newsday | Pix 11 News | Fox 5 NY | NY1 News

 


A New Multi-Cultural Dance Play With an Original Score 


Pearl (www.PearlTheShow.com), a new multi-cultural dance play inspired by the life of Pearl S. Buck, the first woman to win both the Nobel and the Pulitzer Prizes, will have its world premiere at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for 4 performances only, August 27-30th. More Info

An Evening of Chinese Culture
 

Saturday, July 25 vs. Dodgers @ 7:10 p.m. Come out to Citi Field on July 25 to experience the annual "An Evening of Chinese Culture." The night will be filled with entertainment for the whole family! There have been Ribbon Dances, Kung Fu and Tai Chi performances over the past few years and Chinese Ambassador Sun GuoXiang threw out the first pitch in 2013. For further information visit Mets. com/Chinese or contact Wayne Wang at WWang@nymets.com or (718) 559-3194.


 

Heart Healthy Foods Workshop



July 23 & 29 @ 168 Centre St
Balancing Your Cholesterol bilingual workshops. Learn about heart healthy foods. Snacks served!

 

Anticipated Weekly Construction Bulletin



July 20, 2015 to July 24, 2015
Anticipated Weekly Construction Bulletin for the Grand Street Trunk Water Main Project Phase II.  More Info


 

Local Union 3 Job Fair



July 25 - Local Union 3 Job Fair, 67-35 Parsons Blvd, Flushing, Queens.

 

Free Citizenship Application Assistance



Free Citizenship Application Assistance, July 25 @ YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd, Flushing, by CUNY Citizenship Now! More Info


  

AAIFF '15: Comic Book Master Class with Greg Pak


Sun, Jul 26, 2015 @ 3:30pm - 5:00pm
 
For over a decade, Greg Pak has been writing acclaimed comic books featuring icons like the Hulk, Batman, Superman, and Storm - as well as creator-owned books and Kickstarter breakout hits like Code Monkey Save World and the Princess Who Saved Herself. More Info


 AAIFF' 15: Forbidden City Book Talk with Arthur Dong 

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Sun, Jul 26, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm

AAIFF and Museum of Chinese in America are proud to present a book talk and signing with award-winning writer/filmmaker Arthur Dong, who will introduce his book, Forbidden City, USA.  More Info

 

 

AAIFF '15: For Youth By Youth: If There is a Reason to Study


Sun, Jul 26, 2015 @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm
People usually believe that focusing on academics and getting a higher educational degree ensures career readiness. More Info

 

Invitation:East Side Coastal Resiliency July Community Workshops


July 28, 29 & 30
 
East Side Coastal Resiliency July Community Workshops. More Info

Welcome to Chinatown!  According to one of many great Yelp reviews: 

"Great authentic Taiwanese food. Simple menu, tasty, clean, friendly and reasonable - could not ask for more. I hope this place does well and can expand beyond Chinatown as it's the type of food that anyone would like."



 

DOT's Summer Streets Returns



Aug 1, 8 & 15, 
from 7am to 1pm
Streets will be clear of cars for people to talk, bike, and have fun at various area stops. 

 

Yiddish Swing Concert with Jordan Hirsch and Band


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 AT 7 PM
From Harold Arlen and Eddie Cantor to Ziggy Elman and Mannie Klein, the world of jazz and the Great American songbook has deep roots in the world of Yiddish and klezmer. More Info

 

 

All of a Kind Family Walking Tour
 


SUNDAY, AUGUST 9 FROM 11 AM TO 12:30 PM
Enchanting young readers for generations, All of a Kind Family tells the story of five sisters growing up on the Lower East Side a century ago.
 More Info

 



HSC seeks an experienced planning professional to help plan and implement community-driven planning, design and development projects in New York and nationwide. More Info

 

 

一律九折 (10% Off) @ 佛菩提素食餐廳 (BUDDHA BODAI KOSHER VEGAN), 77 Mulberry St 


  

Early dinner @ West New Malaysia, 48 Bowery


 

 

New York City's First Hand-Rolled Ice Cream Shop Opens in Chinatown @ 10 Mott St  

 

For more info, visit:  10belowicecream.com


 

Read news article featuring this unique new ice cream shop:  "Watch a New Chinatown Shop Create Made-to-Order, Thai-inspired Ice Cream"

 

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory, Where a Scoop of Durian Is Plain Vanilla


On the first June day to cross the 75-degree mark, the line at Chinatown Ice Cream Factory snaked out the door and under the bright yellow awning with a dragon eating ice cream on it. Groups of customers ate from cups and cones nearby, blocking sections of Bayard Street in Manhattan. More Info


 

All-You-Can-Eat Sushi and Drinks for Two or Four at Mika Japanese Cuisine & Bar (37%Off)


Sushi rolls include the Dragon roll stuffed with eel and the Yummy roll with yellowtail, caviar, spicy tuna, and asparagus.  

150 Centre St, New York, NY 10013 

  

Grand Opening: TonyMoly


Grand opening, TonyMoly @ 61 East Broadway.

Get 10% off beauty products for both women and men.

 
View my photos on flickr
            
Chinatown Photos


July 12, 2015 - In preparation for July 26th ADA Silver Anniversary celebration on Mott Street, the Chinatown BID/Partnership in conjunction with Art Beyond Sight joined in the massive parade from Madison Square Park to Union Square.  The weather cooperated and there were tens of thousands of folks from all boros and all walks of life participating.  Below, please find some photos of yesterday's event.




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Volunteers from the Chinatown Partnership/Chinatown BID promoted Chinatown for lunch and shopping by handing out maps of local businesses to parade goers to continue their celebration. - July 10, 2015



See Chinese Media Coverage of Event:
  


 
View our photos on flickr


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