Yonker‘ Free Pre‘‘ SATURDAY FEBRUARY 29, 2020 - BRIAN HARROD PUBLISHER EDITOR ArtsWestchester has announced that the 2020-2021 Yonkers Arts Initiative grant opportunities are now available. Cash Available To at the time of the application and for Dominican Cultural Association the duration of the planned project. of Yonkers and Former City Council- Local Artists In Applications must have a con- man and ACDY Founder and Pres- firmed venue at the time of applica- ident Wilson Tererro hosted many Yonkers tion. events in Yonkers to celebrate their Application Deadline: Friday, pride and culture. By BRIAN HARROD April 10, 2020 at 11:59pm. These initiatives are made possi- ble with support from the Westch- Yonkers Arts Initiative Grants are ester County Board of Legislators, designed to help locally-based artists the City of Yonkers. and nonprofit cultural organization in Questions? Contact: Lauren Yonkers create new work, build ca- Brady at 914-428-4220 ext. 316 pacity, and contribute to their respec- ArtsWestchester 31 Mamaroneck tive city’s community-building and Avenue White Plains, New York economic development efforts. 10601 Yonkers City Councilwoman and Organizations may apply for up Majority Leader Corazón to two open to the public artscul- City Hall Pineda-Isaac during the Dominican tural activities that will take place in Flag Raising at Yonkers City Hall Yonkers. Celebrated The Organizations may request be- tween $1,000 $15,000. If you are ap- Dominican Celebrating Black plying for more than one grant, total request cannot exceed $15,000. Republic’s History Month In Individual Artists may apply for one grant for the creation of a Independence Yonkers new Yonkers-based work of art or a By BRIAN HARROD By BRIAN HARROD community-engagement project that will take place in Yonkers. Artists may request between $1,000 $2,500. Numerous leaders and dozens of Mayor Mike Spano, the Yonkers Please note: Artists must live in students represent the Dominican Re- African American Advisory Board Yonkers, or ownrent space in Yonkers public here in Yonkers. and Yonkers City Councilwoman Yonkers Free Press SATURDAY FEBRUARY 29, 2020 - BRIAN HARROD PUBLISHER EDITOR 2 Shanae Williams and other elected of- Mayor Mike Spano and the City First Audition will be acapella and ficials celebrated Black History at city of Yonkers Department of Parks, limited to one verse and one chorus hall. Recreation and Conservation and of a song. Untermyer Performing Arts Council presents the 13th Annual Yonkers Idol Search. Farewell To Karel Yonkers Junior Idol Search (ages By BRIAN HARROD 10-14) Yonkers Idol Search (ages 15-19) The South Broadway BID Febru- ary breakfast where they said farewell Congratulations to the 2020 MLK to Karel Littman, who is stepping Poem, Essay and Video Winners: down as Executive Director. Julia Diaz, Rafael Arellano and Laila Vaughan. Final Call! Idol Auditions Are Today By BRIAN HARROD Thank you for your service and best of luck!