Bringing attention to displaced people everywhere, Little Amal Walks NYC, in partnership with St. Ann’s Warehouse, will visit each of our five Boroughs ~ meeting all New Yorkers including civic leaders, community groups.
The giant puppet named Little Amal, imaging a 10-year-old Syrian refugee girl, has traveled over 5,500 miles, brings with her a message of hope and solidarity for displaced people everywhere.
#LittleAmalWalksNYC will be in our area from September 14th to October 2nd. Below are a few dates for locations and times near you.
September 14th ~ JFK Airport, Queens
September 14th ~ Jamaica, Queens
September 15th ~ Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan
September 16th ~ New York Public Library on 42nd Street 3:30 and 5:30pm
September 16th ~ Times Square 11:00am
September 17th ~ Columbus Circle at 1:30pm and Lincoln Center at 1:50pm
September 17th ~ She will walk from Lincoln Center to the American Museum of Natural History 2:30pm
September 17th ~ American Museum of Natural History 4:00pm
September 18th ~ St. Patrick’s Cathedral 11:30am
September 18th ~ The People’s Festival in Washington Heights
September 19th ~ Coney Island Boardwalk 9:00am
September 19th ~ Brooklyn Public Library 1:00pm
September 19th ~ The Plaza at 300 Ashland in Brooklyn
September 19th ~ Brooklyn Bridge Park 8:00pm
September 21st ~ Dancing with Indigenous Dancers in Corona, Queens 11:00am
September 21st ~ Corona Park in Corona, Queens 4:30pm
September 21st ~ With the drummers in Jackson Heights, Queens 7:30pm
September 22nd ~ Brooklyn Children’s Museum 3:30pm
September 22nd ~ Restoration Plaza in Bed Stuy 5:00pm
September 23rd ~ Green-Wood Cemetery 3:30pm
September 23rd ~ At a Syrian wedding procession in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 5:30pm
September 23rd ~ Williamsburg, Brooklyn 7:30pm and 8:00pm
September 24th ~ St. Ann’s Warehouse 10am and 11am
September 25th ~ Mott Haven, Bronx
September 26th ~ High Bridge, Bronx 11:00am ~ Amal wants to cross the astonishing High Bridge joining The Bronx to Washington Heights, but discovers that she is afraid of heights. The local community come to her aid and help her find the courage to walk all the way to the other side.
September 26th ~ Taking a walk through Harlem 3:00pm where she will begin at the State Office Building on 125th Street, walk along 126th Street, arriving at Lenox Ave around 3:30pm, and on to Marcus Garvey Park! In Harlem at 4:00pm.
September 26th ~ Bryant Park 6:00pm ~ In Bryant Park Amal is welcomed to a special performance of The Creation by James Weldon Johnson, celebrating an art movement by which NYC is known all over the world: the Harlem Renaissance.
September 28th ~ The Lower East Side and Chinatown at 1:00pm ~ As she makes her way through The Lower East Side into Chinatown Amal gets entangled in lines of laundry that are hanging from the buildings. She discovers two parallel NYC traditions that have flourished in the Lower East Side as words in Yiddish and in Mandarin float through the air above the narrow streets.
September 28th ~ Clemente Soto Vélez Center, Lower East Side 4pm
September 28th ~ In the East Village 7-7:30pm
September 29th ~ New York City Hall 10:00am
September 30th ~ Meeting with families of victims of 9/11 at 8:00pm
September 30th ~ Staten Island ~ Amal rides the Staten Island Ferry, enjoying the wind as it blows through her hair as well as the breathtaking views of the city.
September 30th ~ Snug Harbor
October 1st ~ Lower Manhattan
October 1st ~ A surprise location!
October 2nd ~ The Annual Atlantic Antic on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn
October 2nd ~ St. Anne’s Warehouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park
October 2nd ~ Little Amal will still away
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