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Soup Joumou, the signature dish Haitian consume on January First, Haiti's Independence Day. Via Chef Lemaire Instagram

A listing of free or low-cost happenings around Haitian communities in the U.S

NYC

March 14, 2022
Afro-Haitian Dance with Julio Jean

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

With live drumming. Journey to the nanm (“soul” in Haitian Creole) of Afro-Haitian dance and become acquainted with the different Iwa (gods) in the Vodou religion through their dances, songs, rhythms and rituals.

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance

1368 Fulton Street, 

Brooklyn NY
For tickets, purchase through Eventbrite 

March 15, 2022
Virtual Family Workshop: Know Your Rights

Understand educational rights for immigrant students.

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

NYC Department of Education

Register at the DOE

March 18, 2022

Emeline Michel: Strings + Soul

Starting at 8:30 p.m.

Hilton Fashion District Hotel

152 W 26 St, 

New York, NY

For tickets, use the Chelsea Table & Stage website 

March 25, 2022

Spin the party! The third spin

9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

A fun new creative way to party, with different music genres powered by the spin of a carefully curated wheel.

Private location in Little Haiti 

Brooklyn, NY 

For tickets, click on the Spin’s information site 

Miami 

March 26 – 27, 2022

“Funnyhouse of a Negro”

Saturday March  26 – Starting 7:00 p.m. 

Sunday March 27 – Starting 3:00 p.m.

A theater piece by Adrienne Kennedy and directed by Zaylin Yates, a poetic and symbolic investigation into one woman’s mind before her death.

Little Haiti Cultural Center

212 NE 59th Terrace,

Miami, FL 

For tickets, see the Center’s ticket vendor 

March 26, 2022

South Florida Island Cup

3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Soccer match commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Island of Jamaica and the culture of the Haitian community.

Ansin Sports Complex

10801 Miramar Boulevard,

Miramar, FL

For tickets, see the website 

March 27, 2022

W.O.M.A.N

5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Se LaVie Music and The Little Haiti Cultural Arts Center presents a weekend of empowered women, empowering women.

Little Haiti Cultural Center, 

212 Northeast 59th Terrace,

Miami, FL

For tickets, see Happening Next

April 1 – 30, 2022

O, Miami Poetry Festival

Mixing site-specific events, community gatherings and poetry-in-public-places projects, the festival strives to be a celebration of Miami and its people.

For submissions or information, see the website.

Midwest 

March 22, 2022

“Madan Sara” Virtual Film Screening

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC)

To register, contact the museum’s events 

Through March 20, 2022

“Manifest” Group Art Exhibit 

from the Jacmel Art Center

Artlink

300 E Main Street,

Fort Wayne, IN 

For more information, see the gallery’s website

Through March 11, 2022

Exhibition by Artist Jean Yves Hector 

“On the way home, all light was green”

Haitian American Museum of Chicago HAMOC

4654 N Racine Ave, Chicago, IL  For details, see the museum’s website

Midwest – February 2022

February 17 – March 20, 2022

“Manifest” Group Art Exhibit 

from the Jacmel Art Center

Artlink

300 E Main Street

Fort Wayne, IN 

For more information, click here

February 10, 2022

Dr. Cranston Knight Lecture: 

Haitian Immigration to America

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Haitian American Museum of Chicago HAMOC

Virtual program via Zoom

For tickets, click here

February 4 – March 11, 2022

Exhibition by artist Jean Yves Hector: 

On the way home, all light was green

Haitian American Museum of Chicago HAMOC

4654 N Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60640 

For details, click here

January 2022

January 9

Independence Day celebration with Soup Joumou and Pâtés

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

St. David Episcopal Church

16200 West 12 Mile Rd.

Southfield, MI 48034

For more information visit here

December 2021

NYC – December 2021

December 12, 2021 

Bonbon Lakay Kremas Classics

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Bonbon Lakay

351 5th Ave., Brooklyn, NY

To attend, click here

CCST Winter Fundraiser

5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Brasserie Creole

227-02 Linden Blvd., Cambria Heights, NY

For tickets click here

December 14, 2021

Haitian Art Gallery Pop-up Shop

2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

187 Utica Ave., Brooklyn, NY

For tickets, click here 

December 19, 2021

Brunchen Chill Networking Mixer

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Loft 32, 3202 Church Ave., Brooklyn, NY

For tickets, click here 

Zanmi Restaurant

Live music every week until Christmas

1206 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY

For reservations, click here

December 31, 2021

“From Nothing to Prominence” Book Release

6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

First Haitian Evangelical Church of Queens

218-85 Hempstead Ave., Queens, NY

To register, click here

Miami, FL. – December 2021

Haitian folkloric dance class

Every Saturday

2:30 p.m – 4:00 p.m.

Little Haiti cultural center

Miami, FL 33137

For more details, visit here

December 16, 2021

2021 holiday mixer

From Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime and the Association of Haitian Educators of Dade (AHED) 

6:00 p.m. – 10:00 pm

MOCA paradise courtyard, North Miami Fl 33161

To register, visit here

December 18, 2021

NoMi Library celebrity story time and toy drive

Starting 2:00 p.m.

North Miami Public Library

North Miami, FL 33161

To register, visit here

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