Community News & Events

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November Second Fridays on Lancaster Avenue
Date: November 14, 2014


Check out these great events happening on Lancaster Avenue!

Disco Hootenanny
WHERE: Outside at 40th and Lancaster Ave
WHEN: 7-8pm
WHAT: Orchestral disco party posse time travelers. Big ol’ band featuring tuba, accordion, violin, cello, ukulele, piano, vocal harmonies, percussion and more!

Screening: Motown Returns To The Apollo
WHERE: 3750 Lancaster Ave; United Bank Building
WHEN: 7-9:30pm
WHAT: Reelblack and PEC 2nd Fridays on Lancaster Avenue will present a rare public screening of MOTOWN RETURNS TO THE APOLLO the all-star 1985 TV special hosted by BILL COSBY. Taped before a live audience at the Apollo Theatre in New York City on May 4, 1985, top headliners celebrate the 50th anniversary and official reopening of New York’s world-famed theater. The concert, hosted by Bill Cosby, was a benefit for the Africare / Ethiopian Relief Fund.

Screening: Despicable Me 2
WHERE: 325 N. 39th Street; People’s Emergency Center, in the Community Room
WHEN: 6:30pm start time
WHAT: In this cute sequel to the 2010 hit movie, Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League and tasked with finding out who is behind a plot to take over the world by using a transfiguration serum. Gru doesn’t falls in love with someone who he eventually must save from the villain.

Hidden Treasures Perform at the CEC
WHERE: 35th and Lancaster Ave
WHEN: 8-10pm; $10
WHAT: IThe Producer’s Guild and The Community Education Center present Hidden Treasure. Keeping live music alive on Lancaster Ave, these robust musicians will take you on a journey!

Healthy Coffee Tasting and Business Mixer 
WHERE: 4017 Lancaster Ave
WHEN: 6:30pm
WHAT: Enjoy a free cup of coffee! Come listen to music and network with some amazing professionals while 
sampling delicious gourmet beverages and especially to hear exciting insider info about the world’s most consumed beverage and Wall Street’s top traded commodity. 
This is an invitation only event. For more details, email Melinda Brown at

Circle of Influence
WHERE: 3911 Lancaster Ave
WHEN: 6-9pm
WHAT: Join Indigo Bleu Design Concepts as we gather to network, gain access to useful information. Guest speaker, networking, performers, food and refreshments.

Open Mic Night at Reeds 
WHERE: 3802 Lancaster Ave
WHEN: starting at 7pm
WHAT: Bring your words, songs and stories! This is a space for you to share yourself with the neighborhood.

Depth In Color
WHERE: 3808 Lancaster Ave; Art On The Avenue Gallery
WHEN: 6-9pm
WHAT: The quiet beauty, the depth and vibrancy of artist Neil Wolf's abstract paintings reveal a heightened sensitivity for color and composition and poetic spirit.

10% Off Sale
WHERE: 3834 Lancaster Ave; A Part Of Me Consignment
WHEN: Friday night, November 14th
WHAT: Enjoy life piano music while you browse the collection of clothes and accessories- all for 10% off!

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