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Fourth Annual Open House Street Festival

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Signaling the return to its in-person programs and offerings, this community celebration is free and open to all and will include indoor and outdoor activities onsite at Mind-Builders’. This year’s Open House Street Festival will feature special performances from the organization’s Dance Ensemble, Music Ensemble and karate students kicked off by a Second Line parade and guest MC Heavyn. Interactive offerings include a talent contest where the audience will choose the winners, games for the whole family and demo classes for martial arts, Zumba©, and yoga on the Festival’s Mainstage. Additionally, visitors can tour Mind-Builders’ recently renovated state-of-the-art facility and its extensive African Arts Collection as well as learn about registration and scholarships opportunities.

Mind-Builders Fourth Annual Open House Street Festival Schedule

10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Building and African Art Tours (Inside)

10:15 am -1:30 pm - Sample Classes in Dance, Music, Martial arts (Inside & Outdoors)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Demo Classes & Student Performances (Outdoors)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Talent Contest/Cash Prizes (Outdoors)

To address the threat of COVID-19 and manage the risk of transmission, Mind-Builders requires that all guests follow new safety protocols as per the “Key to the City” mandate. For indoor tours masks and, for those ages 12 and older, proof of at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and ID are required, health screening, social distancing of 6-feet will be maintained, and hand sanitizer is provided at the entrance. Please visit the website for more information and to pre-register for free indoor sample classes and tour tickets.

About Mind-Builders

3415 Olinville Ave.

Bronx, NY