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Deborah Williams Produces "Fashion Fusion Showcase" for Harlem Week 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014 Deborah Williams will again display her fashion show producing expertise by helping to kick off Harlem Week 2014 (www.harlemweek.com). This free "Fashion Fusion Showcase is a "must-see" fashion event that is held at U.S. Grant National Memorial Park (located at West 122nd Street and Riverside Drive) annually before a crowd of thousands. She produces several fashion events during the Harlem Week cultural extravaganza (in the "Village of Harlem") assisted by her capable staffers lead by Kim-Dowdy-Nelson.

Deborah William's Produces Harlem Fashion Week 2014 Fashion Show
Deborah William's Produces Harlem Fashion Week 2014 Fashion ShowMichael Latimer
Deborah Williams and Kim Dowdy-Nelson
Deborah Williams and Kim Dowdy-NelsonGetty Images

Deborah Williams is a real "renaissance woman," who is the founder of the NBA Wives Association and creator of her NBA approved "Her Game 2" active fashion wear. Another of the fashion highlights during Harlem Week, is the fashion show Deborah produces with children and teens. This show is always a "real crowd pleaser," and it takes months of her teams meticulous preparation.

Harlem Week offers a plethora of free activities that celebrates Harlem like no other annual event. Harlem Week administrators have produced another brilliant program that has something for just about everyone. Harlem Week begins Sunday, July 27th and ends Saturday, August 23, 2014. Make sure that your family and friends don't miss the joyous events scheduled during Harlem Week 2014.

Tentative schedule of events for HARLEM WEEK 2014.

Please note this calendar is subject to change.

Sunday, July 27
“A Great Day in Harlem”
With an expected attendance of 40,000+ , “A Great Day in Harlem” is a day long family-oriented event. Participants can enjoy an Outdoor Festival, Picnic, Fashion Show and Concerts, saluting Gospel, Dance, Theater, Latin, Rhythm & Blues and Jazz. There will also be arts & crafts, food from around the world, vendors, exhibitions, corporate exhibits, career recruitment and much more! Check out all of the “Great Day in Harlem” events below:

International Cultural Showcase
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive

Admission: Free

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International Gospel Showcase
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:50 pm

Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive

Admission: Free

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Fashion Fusion Showcase
Featuring cutting edge fashion from designers of color.

Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive

Admission: Free

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“A Concert Under the Stars”
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: U.S. Grant National Memorial Park – W. 122nd Street and Riverside Drive

Admission: Free

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Tuesday, August 5
NY City Senior Citizens Day
Members of the Senior Citizens community can enjoy a farmers market, senior expo as well as the Elder’s Jubilee Awards Luncheon.

Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Location: A.C. Powell, Jr. State Office Building – 125th Street & A.C. Powell, Jr. Boulevard

Admission: Free

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Thursday, August 7
NYC Economic Development Day
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM International Business & Health Conferences

10 AM – 3 PM Indoor Business & Professional Services Expo

10 AM – 2 PM Career & Jobs Fair

10 AM – 5 PM Outdoor Farmer’s Market

12 Noon – 2 PM Annual Business Award Luncheon

Location: Columbia University, Albert Lehrner Hall, 115th Strert & Broadway

Admission: Registration required

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Thursday, August 14 thru Sunday, August 17
HARLEM WEEK Tri-State Jr. Tennis Classic
Held in concert with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, the U. S. Open and HARLEM WEEK, this four-day competition for youth throughout the tri-state region. Presented by the Harlem Junior Tennis Program Les Halles Cup, showcases the best tennis male and female players ages 12 through 18.

Time: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Aug. 15 & 16 – Mill Pond Park Tennis Courts – Exterior Street & E. 150th Street, Bx, NY

Aug. 17 & 18 - Special Tennis Exhibitions & Championships
at Howard Bennett Playground
W. 135th St. (bet. 5th Ave. & Malcolm X Blvd.)

Admission: Free

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Saturday, August 16
“Summer in the City”
Part I • 12 NOON – 5 PM

NY City

“Children’s

Festival”(Day I)

Featuring exhibits, games, arts & crafts, live music,

dance, free health testing, exhibits, and sports clinics.

W.135th St. (bet. – Malcolm X & A.C. Powell Jr. Blvd.

Part II • 11 AM – 3 PM

Harlem Honeys and Bears

Senior Citizens Swimming

Demonstrations

For the whole family – Hansborough Recreation Center

W. 135th St. (bet. Malcolm X Blvd. & Fifth Ave.)

Part III • 12 NOON – 5 PM

Historic Black

College Fair & Expo

Over 50 historic Black colleges,

Universities and public, private, city and

state colleges and universities, will distribute

information on admissions, scholarships and financial aid.

W.135th St. (bet. Malcolm X & A.C. Powell Jr. Blvds.)

Part IV • 12 NOON – 2 PM

Everyone will be

“Dancing In the Street”

W. 135th St. (bet. F. Douglass Blvd. & St. Nicholas Ave.)

Part V • 2 PM – 3 PM

The Fabulous

Fashion Flava Show

Featuring the best in Urban Fashions

Part VI • 3 PM to 5 PM

“Uptown

Saturday Concert”

Part VII • 12 NOON – 5 PM

International Vendors Village

Featuring Arts & Crafts, Music, Clothing, Jewelry, Hats,

Sculptures, Foods, Job Recruitment, Product Sampling, and Corporate Exhibits W.135th St.

Part VIII • 7PM -10PM

HARLEM WEEK 2013

Outdoor Film Festival

Presented In Concert With Imagenation

On The Great Lawn of St. Nicholas Park

W. 135th St. & St. Nicholas Ave.

www.imagenation.us – 212-694-2887

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Sunday, August 17
HARLEM DAY

Site I

W. 135th St. (bet. 5th Ave. & Malcolm X Blvd.)

10 AM – 4 PM

• Upper Manhattan Auto Show

12 Noon – 6 PM

• The NY City Health Village

Health testing, education and information

• Upper Manhattan

Small Business Expo & Fair

• HARLEM WEEK /USTA Tri-State Junior

Tennis Clinics

At Howard Bennett Playground

• 5th Avenue Stage • 1PM – 7 PM

salutes to South African Music Legends

• International Vending & Exhibits

Site II • 12 NOON – 7 PM

W.135th St. (bet. Malcolm X & A.C. Powell Jr. Blvds.)

• NY City “Children’s Festival” (Day 2)

Theme: “Back to School”

• On the YMCA Stage 12 NOON to 6 PM

- Dance, Jazz, Spoken Word, Hip-Hop, R&B

- “Dress for Success”

A “Back to School” Children’s Fashion Show

Site III • 1 PM – 7 PM

St. Nicholas

Main Stage

W. 135th St. and St. Nicholas Ave.

Celebrating The Music of Motown

Site IV • 12 NOON to 7 PM

International Exhibitors & Vendors Village

Saturday, August 23
Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run & NYC Walk
Saluting the 50TH Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Bill
Honoring Civil Rights Heroes James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner
Thousands of participants from all over NYC, the tri-state region, nationally and internationally participate in the Annual Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run & NYC Family Health Walk-A-Thon through Historic Harlem.This year’s Walk-A-Thon to bring us all together to combat gun violence, bullying and domestic violence & to encourage city-wide unity and to bring about peace in our communities.

Event Registration: 6:00 am/ Run Start Time: 8:30 am / Walk Start Time: 10:00 am

Location: 135th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue

Admission: Registration required

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Saturday, August 23
Golden Hoops @ Rucker Park
“Each One Teach One” Showcases the finest boys and girls high school athletes in the NY region

Time: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Holcombe Rucker Park – 155th Street & Frederick Douglas Boulevard

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Saturday, August 23
HARLEM WEEK Outdoor Film Festival in Concert with ImageNation
Presented In Concert with ImageNation

Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Location: The Great Lawn of St. Nicholas Park – W. 135th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue

Admission: Free

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EVENTS BY CATEGORY

Outdoor Events
Festivals
Live Performances
Family Events
Sporting Events
Percy Sutton Harlem 5k Run & NYC Walk Saluting the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
Careers & Education

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