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Camels and Kings: Día de Los Reyes
January 6 - January 7
Camel Caravan Puppet Making
Camels are very important to Día de Reyes. Learn more about these amazing animals as you perform stories of travel and trade with your own camel puppets.
Saturday, January 6- Sunday, January 7 | 10:00 am & 12:00 pm | All Ages | Drop-in
Bomba y Plena with Jose Ocasio y su Cultura
Dance to the bomba beats to celebrate the season! Enjoy an afternoon of Puerto Rican Bomba y Plena with Staten Island’s own plenero Jose Ocasio, a Puerto Rican born and New York City raised bomba y plena master. Jose Ocasio shares his knowledge of this Afro-Puerto Rican traditional art form through workshops, musical therapy and performances around NYC.
Sunday, January 7 | 2:30 & 3:30 pm | All ages | Ticketed
Kings’ Bread Sculptures
Create a sculpture inspired by Kings’ Bread, a traditional Día de Reyes treat. Learn about traditions behind this uniquely shaped pastry and design a royal crown sculpture inspired by the bread’s round shape and candied fruit decorations.
Saturday, January 6 | 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm & 3:00 pm | 6 & older | Sign-up
Sunday, January 7 | 11:00 am & 12:00 pm | 6 & older | Sign-up