Events Archives - Manny Cantor


How to Celebrate Juneteenth in NYC 2023

Juneteenth is short for June 19th, which commemorates the historic moment in 1865 when federal soldiers reached Galveston, Texas, assumed authority over the state, and guaranteed the liberation of all individuals held in bondage. This event occurred two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation had been signed. Juneteenth…...

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LES Citizens Parade

Beginning this January, MCC will be participating in the creation of a performance art piece called the LES Citizens Parade. This event will celebrate the opening of the new eco-park at Pier 35 in June, and will be led by Choreographer Naomi Goldberg Haas (Artistic Director of Dances for a…...

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Meet MCC: Boro-Linc Resident Artist Cozbi Cabrera

We feel extremely lucky and grateful to have been able to host Cozbi A. Cabrera as our Boro-Linc resident artist this season. Cozbi led our spring program attendees in heirloom doll-making workshops inspired by performances from Lincoln Center’s Jazz and Chamber Music orchestras. From April to June community members explored questions of…...

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Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month With Us!

Did you know June is Immigrant Heritage Month? As a community hub for one of the most diverse neighborhoods in New York City, we’re proud to join organizations around the country to partner with Immigrant Heritage Month to celebrate our own immigrant heritage, past, present and future. Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center has always…...

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MCC Fitness: Older Adult Health & Wellness Tips

With Senior Health and Fitness Day coming up at Manny Cantor Center on Wednesday, May 31, we wanted to share a couple of great tips for keeping a healthy mind and body into your later years. The following fit tips were collected from our expert MCC Fitness instructors and trainers…...

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