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Astor's Expressive Arts Program- NYC Gallery Opening »

Thursday August 24, 2017

View a collection of childrens creative works from Astors Expressive Arts program, curated by Michala Monroe.

A show featuring Astors Expressive Arts Program.  This program focuses on works that allow children with Mental Health challenges to tell their stories and share their feelings thru various art projects.   

This show was made possible by a grant from the Agnes Varis Trust. 

Thursday August 24, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chambers Fine Art
522 West 19th St,
New York NY 10011
For more information:
Visit Chambers Fine Art website.
Some of the artwork being shown will be available for purchase.
This is a free event.

For more information about this event, or to become a sponsor:
please contact Sonia Barnes Moorhead or phone (845)871-1117

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KaBOOM Playground Build »

Thursday October 5, 2017

Thanks to a Build it with KaBOOM! Playground grant, staff with Astor Services for Children & Families, partnering with The Walt Disney Company and KaBOOM!, along with parents and children, will gather for an interactive Design Day session for a new community play-ground at Astor’s early childhood program, The Lawrence F. Hickey Center for Child Development in the Bronx. The 2,500-square-foot playground will serve children 2.9-to-5 years old that have emotional and cognitive needs, which often are accompanied by an inability to learn or respond to structure. 

Volunteers are needed for this amazing project. Sign up today!

  • Volunteers should be age 18+ and will assemble playground pieces,mix concrete, move mulch, etc.
  • Wear comfortable clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and closed toe shoes; leave valuables at home.
  • Youth activities provided.
  • Gloves, goggles, breakfast, and lunch will be provided.
  • Build will take place in any weather conditions.

Play is central to a child’s ability to grow into a productive adult. Together, we can ensure kids get the balance of play they need to thrive! Please join us and show that play matters to you.


Thursday October 5, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lawrence F. Hickey Center for Child Development
4010 Dyre Avenue
Bronx NY 10466

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