Apollo Open House
Apollo Theater (253 W. 125th St., Manhattan)
Behind-the-scenes tours, dance demonstrations, children’s activities and special performances are all part of the Apollo’s annual Open House weekend. Members of the Harlem community, New York City residents and visitors alike, are welcome to glimpse into Apollo history, explore the theater and step onto the legendary stage where many of the icons in entertainment have launched their careers.
On Sunday, the Education Department will present interactive visual arts and crafts activities for children between the ages of 5-10 and their families. Healthy living initiatives will also be provided throughout the weekend, with free blood pressure and glucose screenings by Harlem Hospital Center’s Community Health Education and Outreach Program and activities from Aetna Healthy Dancers/Healthy Families Initiative presented by the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Additional health information and resources will be provided by Aetna, Healthy Eating and Living and Harlem Hospital Center.