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Summer Photo Fun

We are still accepting photographs for our Summer Photo Contest that we mentioned a few weeks ago.

If you go to our Flickr page, you can view and comment on summer photos of some of our staff.

Send us your photos and show us what you have been up to. You can email photos to usadultlitearcy@gmail.com

Have a fantastic and photographic weekend!

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Free NYC Fun

Looking for ways to have some summer fun? You’ll find plenty below!

We’ve listed some of the best and cheapest ways for you to have a good time this summer, you can thank us later 🙂

Most of the events are free, some are low-cost, so you can enjoy them with out hurting your wallet and pocketbook!

You’ll also find events just for children, so you can keep your kids active and entertained this summer.

Take some time, look through all the events and try to attend a few while we still have some summer left!

Shakespeare In the Park is a New York tradition that takes place daily at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. You need to enter an online lottery to win tickets. Click here for a website with some tips for attending. Click here for the actual Shakespeare in the Park website where you can enter the virtual ticket lottery to win seats for the show!

SummerStage offers over 100 shows throughout 18 parks in all of the 5 boroughs. You can search here by borough, neighborhood, park or the type of event you want to see. One of your favorites is the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, starting August 17th. Don’t miss it! Here’s a handy guide to help you enjoy the events.

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival is coming to an end, but you can still catch some of the final events. Lincoln Center is one of the most popular arts venues in the NYC. Be sure to take advantage of all it has to offer. Check out the schedule here.

Free In NYC lists all types of free events throughout NYC; museums, concerts, movies, sports, TV shows, it’s all here! You can search by dates or event type. Take some time and explore all that is offered.

Youth Programs for all of you busy parents out there, here are a couple of links for fun summer activities especially for youths; MommyPoppins always has great tips and treats for family fun and over at NYC DYCD you can read the ‘The New York City Youth Guide to Summer Fun 2012’ which has a lot of information about activities and events happens for youths this summer.

Let us know if you have anything to add to the list. If you attend any of the events tell us if you enjoyed them and be sure to take some photos to send to us at usadultliteracy@gmail.com. Enjoy!

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Wow! It’s hot outside. Hope everyone is enjoying themselves and drinking plenty of water. Here are some summertime songs to help you stay cool. Click on the numbers to see the different songs 🙂

Hope you enjoy the music! Don’t forget to write in the comments, let us know which song you like the best or if you have any other summertime songs to share.

The first is a song called ‘Summertime’. This song was written in 1935. Since then many different musicians have sang the song. This version is sung by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong.

Click to read the lyrics to the song Continue reading

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Flickr Photo Page

To celebrate our new Flickr photo page we will be having a Summer Photo Contest!!!

Send photos of you enjoying summertime to usadultliteracy@gmail.com

When you email us, answer the following questions about your photo:

-Where are you?

-Who are you with?

-What is happening in the photo?

-What feelings do you have when you remember this moment?

You can see our new Flickr photo page, with pictures of students and staff, by clicking on the photos at the bottom of the blog or by going to the link here- http://www.flickr.com/photos/usadultliteracy

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