Socrates Sculpture Park

Summer Solstice Celebration

Friday, June 21, 2013
5 PM - Dusk - FREE


SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION BEGINS AT 5PM

5:00-8:30 -- FACE PAINTING by Agostino Arts
5:00-8:00 -- SOLSTICE ART-MAKING WORKSHOPS with Free Style Arts Association, Materials for the Arts, The Noguchi Museum, and Queens Museum of Art
5:00-8:00 -- SOLSTICE COSTUME-MAKING WORKSHOPS with Socrates artists
5:00-8:30 -- WALK UP PADDLING with Astoria Boaters and LIC Community Boathouse
6:00-7:00 -- LUCHA LIBRE (Mexican Wrestling exhibition)
7:00-8:00 -- SOLSTICE YOGA with Monique Schubert
8:00-8:30 -- SOLSTICE RITUAL with Urban Shaman Mama Donna
8:30-9:30 -- COMMUNITY DRUM CIRCLE with Toca & Alé Alé Drummers

Toca & Alé Alé Drummers will begin performing at 6PM, accompanying the wrestling exhibition, yoga, and solstice ritual. The Summer Solstice Celebration is FREE AND OPEN TO ALL. Local Mexican cuisine will be sold in the park.

 

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