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EVENTS BY DAY

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

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In-person

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Hosted by 3 The Art Way

Curated by 3 The Art Way

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

33 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Gallery Open for Viewing

Brewing Art

In-person

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Hosted by Artfront Galleries

Curated by Rafael Cuello, Tim Dingman, Joe Putrino

05:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Newark Local Beer, Walker Building, 533 Broad Street, Newark NJ 07102

Gallery Open for Viewing

The Creation Nation Art & Peace Parade

In-person

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Hosted by Barat Foundation

04:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Meet us at the Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Creation Nation Art&Peace Parade will begin at 4:00 PM at the Newark Museum of Art, march down Halsey to Treat Place and return up Broad Street, ending at Washington Park with a Youth Music Festival.

Newark Arts Festival: Artful Healing Exhibition

In-person

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Curated by Adrienne Wheeler & Elena Muñoz

11:00 am - 05:00 pm

The Newark Museum of Art 49 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102

Arts High School Open Doors Exhibit

In-person

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Hosted by Arts High School

Curated by Robert Richardson

03:00 pm - 06:00 pm

550 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102

Arts High School students present visual artwork and live performances (music, poetry, etc.)

The Healer's Space at 33 Washington, Presented by Audible

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Arts Festival

Curated by Armisey Smith, Kween Moore and 3 The Art Way

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

33 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

Art As Medicine

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Board of Education

05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Newark Board of Education, 765 Broad Street, Newark NJ

Newark student visual artwork on display

Evolution Dopen Mic 8th Anniversary Show

In-person

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Hosted by EvoluCulture Ventures

Curated by EvoluCulture

07:00 pm - 10:00 am

Divino Tasting Room, Eatery & Lounge, 38 Maiden Lane, Newark, NJ, 07102

10-Slot open mic list—all poets, singers, emcees, etc. welcome.

Featured poet: Destiny Padilla

EvoluGame: Volunteers from the audience come up and compete for a prize

Books and Things: The Studiolo of kate-hers RHEE

In-person

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Hosted by Paul Robeson Galleries

Curated by Alexandra Chang

04:00 pm - 08:00 pm

The Window Gallery of Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark, The Hahnes Building, 54 Halsey street, Third fl, Newark, NJ 07102

4-530 PANEL: kate-hers RHEE, Eleanor Soo-ah Hyun, Associate Curator of Korean Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Alexandra Chang, Associate Professor of Practice Arts, Culture and Media

6-8 RECEPTION

KAY REESE & 50 MILLION AFRICAN TREES

In-person

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Hosted by Paul Robeson Galleries

Curated by Adrienne Wheeler

09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Paul Robeson Campus Center Gallery, 350 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102

gallery open for viewing Thursday 9-5

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Employee Art & Photography Exhibit

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Curated by Patricia Mitrano

04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07112

Enter through Main Lobby & request a pink NBIMC/NAF exhibit pass from Security to the gallery on the Osborne Terrace Bridge

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

h.e.A.R.T. felt

In-person

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Hosted by 3 The Art Way

Curated by 3 The Art Way

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

33 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Gallery Open for Viewing

Harvest Mandalas @ Greater Newark Conservancy

In-person

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Hosted by Greater Newark Conservancy

Curated by Nadine Nelson

12:00 pm - 03:00 pm

32 Prince St. Newark Conservancy

Mandala Making from Food Wast, Interactive Self Care Stations, Food Demos, Food Mandalas, Mandala Meditation & Hand Mudras, Mandala Manifestation Mantras, Mandala Sound Bath, Mandala Card Readings

Brewing Art

In-person

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Hosted by Artfront Galleries

Curated by Rafael Cuello, Tim Dingman, Joe Putrino

05:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Newark Local Beer, Walker Building, 533 Broad Street, Newark NJ 07102

Opening Reception - Beer Specials and Light Snacks Offered

Brick City Comedy Revue (Newark Arts Festival Edition)

In-person

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Hosted by Brick City Comedy Revue

Curated by Justin Williams

Newark Arts Festival: Artful Healing Exhibition

In-person

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Curated by Adrienne Wheeler & Elena Muñoz

The Healer's Space at 33 Washington, Presented by Audible

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Arts Festival

Curated by Armisey Smith, Kween Moore and 3 The Art Way

Newark Arts Festival: 17 Academy Street, A Healing Space

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Arts Festival

Curated by Kween Moore

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

17 Academy St, Newark, NJ 07102

Art As Medicine

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Board of Education

05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Newark Board of Education, 765 Broad Street, Newark NJ

Newark student visual artwork on display

IRL: In Real Life

In-person

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Hosted by BrownMill Company, Chiffani Brands Unlimited, Marco Hall

Curated by Tiffany Salas

08:00 pm - 09:00 pm

29 & 49 Halsey St. Newark, NJ 07102

Explore works of art & see mannequins come to life at Marco Hall's MH302 & BrownMill Company. Performances by Freakquencee (MH302) & Mach 7 Muzik (BrownMill Company) 8pm, Friday October 7. #IRLNAF22

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Employee Art & Photography Exhibit

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Curated by Patricia Mitrano

04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07112

Enter through Main Lobby & request a pink NBIMC/NAF exhibit pass from Security to the gallery on the Osborne Terrace Bridge

2022 Fall Exhibitions Opening Reception

In-person

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Hosted by Gallery Aferro

Curated by Anthony E. Boone and Bryant Small

06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Gallery Aferro, 73 Market Street, Newark, NJ 07102

On Friday, October 7th, Gallery Aferro invites artists and art lovers alike to enjoy 3 new exhibitions -- both visual and literary -- inside the 19-year-old organization’s treasured space.

Vogue Handicrafts Exhibit

In-person

Hosted by Colibri Boutique

Wordsmith: Jazz & the Spoken Word

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Symphony Hall

Curated by Wordsmith and Danny Simmons

AfroVibration: Art, Culture + Connection

In-person

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Hosted by Newark City Parks x AfroTaco

Curated by Newark City Parks Foundation

06:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Harriet Tubman Square Park, 501-551 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Newark City Parks Foundation, Inc, and AfroTaco present AfroVibrations: Art, Culture + Connection, a mind, body, and spirit experience of African tastes, sounds, movements, art, and healing energies.

Brick City Jam Sessions Unwind & Elevate CBD Editon at Plantivia

In-person

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Hosted by Artillery Creative Cannon

Curated by Livingston Steele

07:00 pm - 11:00 pm

45 Halsey St Newark, NJ 07102

We will be having performances through out the night from local artists, musicians and poets. There will be vendors selling products all night as well as CBD products at Plantivia.

NEWARK SHORT FILM AWARDS FESTIVAL

In-person

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Hosted by I'M SO NEWARK

10:00 am - 10:00 pm

EXPRESS NEWARK, 54 HALSEY STREET, NEWARK

Registration, Screenings
Writers Workshop with Craig T Williams
Filmmaker Red Carpet Meet and Greet, Opening Film About The People by Kevin Coffey
A Tribute to Michael K Williams

The Chlorokinesis Guidebook Volume 1: An Intimate Reading

In-person

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02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Newark Museum of Art- Auditorium 49 Washington St. Newark NJ 07102

Audiences will watch actors read and perform the story of a multi-faceted black woman who falls ill, leaving her roommate and possible lover reeling to use his new abilities to save her life.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

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In-person

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Hosted by 3 The Art Way

Curated by 3 The Art Way

03:00 pm - 08:00 pm

33 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Opening Reception: Join us for a healing experience, live performances x spoken word x live painting!

Ètude abour art love and life

In-person

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Hosted by Newarks Art

Curated by Daryl Stewart

My Thoughts Out Loud (M.T.O.L.)

In-person

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Hosted by The HUBB Arts & Trauma Center

11:00 am - 03:00 pm

135 Prince St. Newark NJ 07103

M.T.O.L. diversionary group is a weekly activity that provide youth an opportunity to be vulnerable and so that they understand there is no need to fear judgment (Ages 10+ please)

Brewing Art

In-person

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Hosted by Artfront Galleries

Curated by Rafael Cuello, Tim Dingman, Joe Putrino

04:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Newark Local Beer, Walker Building, 533 Broad Street, Newark NJ 07102

Gallery Open for Viewing

Domum Dolce Domum - Screening + Live Stream

In-person

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Hosted by RyArMo Productions LLC

08:00 pm - 11:59 pm

74 Dr. MLK Jr BLVD Newark,, NJ 07104

Screening + Q&A (In-Person and/or virtual) of Domum Dolce Dolce #InsideTheRedDoors of RyArMo Photography Studio LLC. Cash Bar, Snacks and Beverages available for purchase for guests.

Open Doors Kids: Fall Into STEAM

In-person

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Hosted by Arts Ed Newark and Newark Arts

12:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Greater Newark Conservancy, 32 Prince Street, Newark NJ

We encourage folks to spend the day with us. Take a journey through the outdoor / indoor mixed-learning environment. Please reference the map or eventbrite for specific details.

Newark Arts Festival: Artful Healing Exhibition

In-person

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Curated by Adrienne Wheeler & Elena Muñoz

The Healer's Space at 33 Washington, Presented by Audible

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Arts Festival

Curated by Armisey Smith, Kween Moore and 3 The Art Way

Newark Arts Festival: 17 Academy Street, A Healing Space

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Arts Festival

Curated by Kween Moore

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

17 Academy St, Newark, NJ 07102

Arts Therapy and Empowerment Workshops

In-person

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Hosted by The HUBB Arts & Trauma Center

11:00 am - 03:00 pm

139 Prince Street, Newark NJ

Ages 10+ Youth writing and composing an artistic project alongside HUBB staff.

Sip & Paint - Ironbound

In-person

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Hosted by NJPAC

Curated by NJPAC and Montana Global Care

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mantena Global Care Organization - 294, Ferry Street, Newark, NJ 07105

Children will receive canvas, paint, and brush and will have a theme to work on.

The Institute of Music for Children Open House Afterschool Program/ Open House del Institute of Music for Children

In-person

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Hosted by The Institute of Music for Children

10:00 am - 01:30 pm

780 Salem Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Families can come for a tour, see a class in action, meet staff, and ask questions about any and all programs including Dance, Theatre, Music, Singing and more!

Walk-ins welcomed! 

Art As Medicine

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Board of Education

10:00 am - 02:00 pm

Newark Board of Education, 765 Broad Street, Newark NJ

Newark student visual artwork on display

Art Educators of New Jersey (AENJ) Art Exhibit

In-person

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Hosted by NJPAC and AENJ

10:00 am - 01:00 pm

Victoria Theater Lobby, NJPAC, 1 Centre Street, Newark

student artwork, curated by our great partners at the Art Educators of New Jersey (AENJ) in the lobby of the Victoria Theater.

Music and Movement with Newark School of the Arts

In-person

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01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Greater Newark Conservancy, 32 Prince Street, Newark NJ

Designed to initiate young children into the joys of music. 1pm: ages 0-3 with caregiver, 1:30pm ages 4-6.

The Red Experience

In-person

Hosted by AURWAY

07:30 pm - 09:00 pm

49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

7:30 RED EXPERIENCE BEGINS

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Employee Art & Photography Exhibit

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Curated by Patricia Mitrano

12:00 pm - 03:00 pm

201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07112

Enter through Main Lobby to request a pink NBIMC/NAF exhibit pass from Security and proceed to the art gallery on the Osborne Terrace Bridge

Early Childhood performance

In-person

Hosted by Newark School of the Arts

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

89 Lincoln Park, Newark NJ

Early Childhood performance

Nork-toberfest @ NPL

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Public Library

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

5 Washington Street, Newark NJ 07102

Live music/ performers, food vendors, adult beverages and lots of ways to express your artistic flare - join the Newark Public Library as we celebrate our first-ever Nork-toberfest!

Grounded: Art with Intention

In-person

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Hosted by ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Curated by Layqa Nuna Yawar

05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

800 Broad St Studio #318, Newark, NJ 07102

Viewing Hours

Lil Knight TG & MONEAA - Phases of Dedication (tour)

In-person

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Curated by Newark Arts, Kahlel Kirkland, Al-tanejah Little

03:00 pm - 07:00 pm

426 South 11th Street

3:00-4:00 - Refreshments and Networking (open Mic sign up 2 songs)

4:00-5:00 - Open Mic Performances

5:00-5:45 - Lil Knight TG & MONEAA (Phases of Dedication tour)

Vogue Handicrafts Exhibit

In-person

Hosted by Colibri Boutique

Women of the Movements: A Concert Featuring Black and Latine Women Composers

In-person

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Hosted by The Harlem Chamber Players

Curated by The Harlem Chamber Players Quartet

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

The Harlem Chamber Players Quartet will perform a FREE chamber music concert "Women of the Movements" featuring all music by Black and Latine women composers.

BODY + : Female Empowerment Photo Exhibition

In-person

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Curated by Lowell

06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

27 Central Ave, Newark, NJ 07102

Shattering : One woman show written and performed by Dr.Juhanna Rogers

In-person

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08:00 pm - 09:00 pm

1020 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Newark Arts Festival hosts "Shattering” a solo poetic performance written and performed by Newark Native Dr. Juhanna Rogers.

The Dick Gregory and Paul Mooney of Spoken Word Poetry Performs Diplomacy: The Art of Listening Before You Speak

In-person

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05:00 pm - 06:00 pm

1020 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102

Award-winning author/poet/playright Oscar Sanders
performs his one man social justice spoken word play
Diplomacy: The Art of Listening Before You Speak
in thireteen difffrent characters

NEWARK SHORT FILM AWARDS FESTIVAL

In-person

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Hosted by I'M SO NEWARK

10:00 am - 09:00 pm

EXPRESS NEWARK, 54 HALSEY STREET, NEWARK

Registration
Selected Film Screenings
Professional Photoshoot
Filmmaking Workshop with Anthony Artis
Composition: Composing Your Story
Awards Show

Open House at GlassRoots

In-person

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Hosted by GlassRoots

12:30 pm - 04:30 pm

10 Bleeker St, Newark NJ 07102

Family-friendly activities which included making your own glass magnet engraved with words of hope and healing for our community or make your own glass heart paperweight or heart-shaped beads.

The Journey to L.O.V.E. by Carl Brister

In-person

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Hosted by Music Village

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

Symphony Hall (Black Box Theatre), 1020 Broad St, Newark, NJ 07102

"An Intimate Musical / Visual Performance by International Recording artist, songwriter, Carl Brister who will perform songs of Love, Inspiration, community, and healing through music/art"

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

h.e.A.R.T. felt

In-person

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Hosted by 3 The Art Way

Curated by 3 The Art Way

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

33 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Gallery Open for Viewing.

Newark Arts Festival: Artful Healing Exhibition

In-person

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Curated by Adrienne Wheeler & Elena Muñoz

The Healer's Space at 33 Washington, Presented by Audible

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Arts Festival

Curated by Armisey Smith, Kween Moore and 3 The Art Way

Newark Arts Festival: 17 Academy Street, A Healing Space

In-person

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Hosted by Newark Arts Festival

Curated by Kween Moore

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

17 Academy St, Newark, NJ 07102

"Wade In That Water" Gallery Exhibit - Live Performances, Music and Art

In-person

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Curated by Ameerah Shabazz-Bilal and Antoinette Ellis Williams

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Cement Gallery 6 Crawford St Newark, NJ

"Wade In That Water" Gallery Exhibit, will be hosting an afternoon of live music, poetry, artists talk and of course ART! Join us, our featured performers Ngoma Hill, Bimpé Fageyinbo

Grounded: Art with Intention

In-person

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Hosted by ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Curated by Layqa Nuna Yawar

01:00 pm - 05:00 pm

800 Broad St Studio #318, Newark, NJ 07102

Viewing Hours

Fall 2022 Open Studios

In-person

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Hosted by Gallery Aferro

11:00 am - 03:00 pm

Gallery Aferro, 73 Market Street, Newark, NJ 07102

On Sunday, October 9th from 11am – 3pm, connect with art and ideas while enjoying free coffee, tea and bagels as you wander the corridors of Gallery Aferro in New Jersey’s largest city.

Mourning Into Dancing Workshop

In-person

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Newark Arts Festival Headquarters, 33 Washington Street, Newark, NJ

In this workshop, participants will be guided through a series of stretches, guided meditation creating a safe space to be brave, breath work recognizing their body parts, and movement explorations id

Family, Cups & Coloring

In-person

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Hosted by DOPE & Happy Therapy and Coaching Services

Curated by Danielle Muhammad, LCSW

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm

89 Market Street, Newark

1-1:15 pm Welcome & Opening Remarks
1:15- 1:45 pm Color & Sip
1:45-2 pm Presentation of BLACK LOVE: A Coloring Story
2-2:45 pm Color & Sip
2:45 pm Thank you & Closing Remarks

Open House at GlassRoots

In-person

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Hosted by GlassRoots

12:30 pm - 04:30 pm

10 Bleeker St, Newark NJ 07102

Family-friendly activities which included making your own glass magnet engraved with words of hope and healing for our community or make your own glass heart paperweight or heart-shaped beads.

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