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Mind-Builders' Fourth Annual Open House Street Festival

Sep 18 | Sat |
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Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center, the hub for arts education and instruction in the Northeast Bronx, today announced the return of its Open House Street Festival - now in its fourth year - to usher in its new 2021-2022 season. 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’ (3415 Olinville Avenue - Bronx, NY) on Saturday, September 18th from 10 AM – 4 PM.

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.

For more information and to pre-register for free indoor sample classes and tour tickets, please visit:

Venue: Mind-Builders

3415 Olinville Avenue Map