Columbia's Manhattanville Community Day Is Back with Free Events—and a Chance to See What's New


Columbia's Manhattanville Community Day Is Back with Free Events—and a Chance to See What's New
A view of the new Square in Manhattanville.

Manhattanville Community Day is back after a pandemic pause with an afternoon of free events on Columbia's West Harlem campus.


The celebration, featuring a wide variety of activities open to the public, kicks off at 601 W 125th Street and Broadway this Saturday, May 21 from noon to 6pm.


The day also offers an opportunity to see what's new on the university's growing campus, which opened its first building in 2017 and now has five.


Highlights include:


• Music by DJ Stormin' Norman on the Square, the new public park between W 130th and W 131st Streets (1pm-4pm)


• Free food samples from Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center clients such as the Little Hot Dog Wagon, Sugar Hill Creamery and Mojo Desserts.


• A food crawl with free samples from local restaurants, including Dinosaur BBQ (1pm-2pm), Dear Mama Coffee (2pm-3pm), and Manhattanville Market (3pm-4pm)


Sketching lessons with teaching artists at the Lenfest Center for the Arts (1:15pm, 2:15pm, and 3:15)


Free family movies at the Lenfest Center for the Arts: Wall-E (noon) and E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (4pm)


• Tours of the glossy new Columbia Business School, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro


• A concert by the Harlem Chamber Players in the Forum (5pm)


Find even more events here.


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