This year’s Feria de Barrio is scheduled for Sunday, September 19, 2021, from Noon to 5 pm, on North Fifth Street between Huntingdon and Somerset Streets. Feria is presented and produced by Taller Puertorriqueño in partnership with Asociación de Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM), Congreso de Latino Unidos, HACE, and Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas. It is the largest event presented by a coalition of organizations dedicated to promoting art, culture, education, health, economic development, and community. The Children's Crisis Treatment Center (CCTC) will be hosting child behavioral health screenings to determine whether further evaluation for behavioral and emotional health services would be necessary. CCTC will have clinicians & staff at this event to conduct screenings, provide information about services and resources that may be helpful to children and families in addition to having some nice giveaways for children and families.
OPIOIDS: A Breakdown of the Invisible Overdose Crisis in the Black Community DBHIDS watch party and discussion with local activists, community members, and the filmmakers of this powerful short production at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31 — International Overdose Awareness Day. Join us on Facebook Live @DBHIDS: facebook.com/DBHIDS Watch the trailer Guest speakers include: Richard Patterson Jr., Artist and Filmmaker @whatshisnameson Brandon Chastang, Sober Messenger and Motivator @bmcfly_ Pamela McClenton, Sr. Director of DBHIDS Diversity, Equity & Inclusion @DBHIDS DBHIDS Commissioner Jill Bowen, Ph.D. Tumar Alexander, City of Philadelphia Managing Director * Media will be in attendance at this event and the event will be recorded to allow for future viewing
In partnership with LIFEWTR, Philadelphia-based wellness artist Shanina Dionna presents her 1st film & largest painting about mental health. "show up (pt.2)" is a mental health project featuring 13 sacred narratives from local Pennsylvania residents. In conversation with Greater Philadelphia-based visual and performing wellness artist, shanina dionna, the dialogues span the perspectives and experiences of musicians, curators, influencers, painters, family and a licensed therapist. * Free mental health screenings and resources will be provided by the Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disAbility Services during the exhibition. Note: No one will be diagnosed and all information is confidential. ** This event is presented by the LIFEWTR Life Unseen campaign.
Join us to paint murals that will be installed near Germantown's Sunoco gas station at 114 W. Queen Lane and 5224 Greene St. This free and easy activity is great for all ages. You will help make a public work of art that was inspired by participants at Einstein Long-Term Structured Residence and designed by renowned artist James Burns. Additional kids activities will be offered. All participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing. This event is limited to 16 people per hour due to the COVID pandemic. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Walks up welcome depending upon availability. https://green-queen.eventbrite.com