Category Archives: Workshop

May 24-Power to the Parents: Community Support for Expecting and New Parents

Are you a new or expecting parent? Do you have questions about birth or newborn care? Are you trying to figure out what kind of birth setting is best for you? Do you want to learn more about how to work together with your medical caregiver? Do you need help with breastfeeding? Do you want to try on some baby carriers or learn how to adjust your carrier to your body? Or do you just want to meet and hang out with other parents? Get the information you need and enjoy tea, cookies, and community with fellow parents and experienced perinatal professionals. Se habla espanol. Facilitators: Tiffany Kapri Johnson – postpartum doula, babywearing educator, and mother of two (with one on the way!). Esdras Santana – birth and postpartum doula, childbirth educator, lactation counselor, and mother of two. Koyuki Smith – birth doula, childbirth educator, babywearing educator, and mother of two. For more information: koyukismith@gmail.com

Power to the Parents: Community Support for Expecting and New Parents
Wednesday May 24, 2017
4–7pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113  Amsterdam avenue (at 165)
New York NY 10032

April 26 – Power to the Parents

Are you a new or expecting parent?

Do you have questions about birth or newborn care? Are you trying to figure out what kind of birth setting is best for you? Do you want to learn more about how to work together with your medical caregiver? Are you looking for a safe space to process your birthing experience? Do you need help with breastfeeding? Do you want to try on some baby carriers or learn how to adjust your carrier to your body? Or do you just want to meet and hang out with other parents?

Come to POWER TO THE PARENTS! Community Perinatal Support at Word Up Community Bookshop. Get the information you need and enjoy tea, cookies, and community with fellow parents and experienced perinatal professionals. Se habla espanol.

Facilitators:
Tiffany Kapri Johnson – postpartum doula, babywearing educator, and mother of two (with one on the way!).
Esdras Santana – birth and postpartum doula, childbirth educator, lactation counselor, and mother of two.
Koyuki Smith – birth doula, childbirth educator, babywearing educator, and mother of two.

This event accords on:
April 26
May 24
June 28
For more information: koyukismith@gmail.com

Power to the Parent
Wednesday April 26, 2017
4–7pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Avenue. (at 165 St.)
New York NY 10032

 

26 de Febrero – Círculo de lectura para adultos

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Una reunión casual para sumergirse en el hábito de la lectura y la literatura en español a través de cuentos ilustrados, poemas, relatos y más. Moderada por Mariel Escalante, voluntaria de Word Up.

Círculo de lectura para adultos 

Domingo, 26 de febrero, 2017

3–5pm

Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria

2113 Avenida Amsterdam

Nueva York,  NY 10032

February 12 – QTC Board Games and Conversation

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Come enjoy some games with the QTC at Word Up. Spend an afternoon with cards, monopoly, and more!

There will be refreshments!

Q & T community seeks to create an inclusive Queer and Trans community that regularly meets uptown. Our mission is to have a safe space where we can connect, share and learn.

QTC Board Games and Conversation
Sunday, February 12, 2017
12-3pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

February 12 – Jenny Nuñez: Pandero and Salve song workshop

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Pandero and Salve song workshop with Jenny Nuñez of “Grupo de Salve Enerolisa” directly from Mata Los Indios, Villa Mella Dominican Republic.  Jenny Nuñez is a distinguished Salve singer and she performs alongside her mother, Enerolisa Nuñez in “Grupo de Salve Enerolisa” which has been recognized as Patrimony of the Arts by UNESCO.  Jenny is only here for a couple of weeks so now is the time to learn from her expertise a few pandero patterns and salve songs.  Please join us this Sunday February 12, 2017 from 3-5pm at word up bookstore.  We will have a few panderos available, but more is always welcome so if you own one please bring it with you!  $15, no one will be turned away.
Taller de Panderos y Canto con Jenny Nuñez del “Grupo de Salve Enerolisa” directamente desde Mata Los Indios, Villa Mella.  Jenny Nuñez es cantadora de Salves y pertenece al “Grupo de Salves Enerolisa” que esta bajo la direccion de su Madre Enerolisa Nuñez y ha sido reconocido como Patrimonio de las artes por UNESCO.  Jenny solo está aquí por estas semanas, ahora es la oportunidad de aprender un poco de la raíz directamente desde allá!  Vengan a tocar y cantar ritmos ancestrales y aprender algunos toques y cantos.  Este Domingo 12 de Febrero 3pm-5pm en Word Up Bookstore.  Habrán algunos panderos pero el/la que tenga su propio pandero por favor tráiganlo.
Jenny Nuñez: Pandero and Salve song workshop
Sunday, February 12, 2017
3-5pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032