Performance and Appearances by: Faith Evans, Dr. Ian Smith, DJ Big Tigger, Dr. John M. Palmer and the NY Knicks City Dancers
The Apollo Theater will present its second annual community initiative focused on family wellness—Harlem Healthy Soul Festival, on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 12pm – 6pm. Building on the Apollo Theater’s role as a community resource and gathering place,Harlem Healthy Soul Festival is designed to serve as a platform for Harlem families to learn about the numerous community health resources to live active and vibrant lives. This daylong, free event will transform the Apollo building and 126th Street behind the Theater into a fairground filled with health and educational resources, live music, and family fun. The Festival will be hosted by celebrity health expert Dr. Ian Smith,who will provide tips on healthy living, lead discussions on the health challenges prevalent in the Harlem community, and interview other health experts and celebrity artists. In addition to being a New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Smith is a co-host of The Doctors TV show, a medical contributor to The Rachael Ray Show and host of the nationally syndicated radio show Health Watch.
Outdoor activities to include Health Screenings, Food Demonstration, Fitness Exercises and Demonstrations, Farmer's Market, Health Food Vendors, Double Dutch/ Step Dance Demonstrations, Zumba and Line Dancing Classes, Face Painting, Instrument Making, Live Music/ DJs, Dance Clinic with NY Knicks Dancers
The Harlem Healthy Soul Festival, which launched in July 2013, is sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company, with additional support from EmblemHealth.
For information on the Harlem Healthy Soul Festival click here.
Free and Open to the Public