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4 fun things to do this weekend in Harlem and beyond

Updated: Oct 24, 2020

The Photoville festival in Harlem.

A free outdoor photo exhibition spanning two Harlem parks, a "secret" neighborhood ice cream collaboration—and lots more to see and do this weekend!

Friday, October 9 6:30pm FREE

East Harlem Pleasant Ave between E 118th and E 120th Sts

East Harlem's newest Open Street—it's traffic-free on Friday evenings, plus all day Saturday and Sunday through the end of October—is hosting a free screening of "Wakanda" tonight. Bring your own chair, blanket—and, yes, mask.

Through November 29

Central Harlem Jackie Robinson Park, Bradhurst Ave and W 145th St and St. Nicholas Park, St. Nicholas Ave at W 132nd St and W 140th St

Part of the citywide Photoville festival, this free outdoor photo exhibit centers on Black joy and is inspired by the poetry of Ross Gay and the music of Stevie Wonder.

Saturday, October 10 noon-5pm

Central Harlem Kente Royal Gallery, 2373 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between W 138th and W 139th Sts

This stylish Harlem pop-up market returns this fall in a new location: the Kente Royal Gallery. Stop by for a mix of local designers selling fashion, art, jewelry, organic teas and more.

Saturday, October 10 2pm-6pm

Central Harlem Mikey Likes It, 2500 Frederick Douglass Blvd between W 133rd and W 134th Sts

For its second neighborhood collaboration in as many months, Mikey Likes It Ice Cream is teaming up with Harlem rapper Smoke DZA for a special flavor available only this Saturday: chocolate cookie dough ice cream with a caramel swirl.

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