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Community News 03-06-13

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The Inwood Library will offer preparatory classes for the SAT exam.

SAT Prep Classes

SAT Prep Classes will be offered on March 7, 14, 21, and 28 at 4pm at the Inwood Library, 4790 Broadway near Dyckman Street.

Please call 212.927.9445 for more information.  


Fighting Childhood Obesity

Moving into its third year of existence here in New York City, CATCH Healthy Habits paired teams of volunteers age 50 and over, with kids in grades K-5 to teach them fun and constructive ways to be active and healthy.

This March, after serving communities in The Bronx, the inter-generational program will be coming to the Washington Heights YM& YWHA in conjunction with The Y’s After School Program.

CATCH Healthy Habits is seeking volunteers who are 50 or better to help lead classes that combine healthy snacks, nutrition lessons and fun physical activities.

Complete training will be provided. There are lots of ways people can help!

CATCH Healthy Habits will begin on Fridays in March, 2013 from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

CATCH Healthy Habits is sponsored by the Oasis Institute as well as a grant from the WellPoint Foundation and local funding by Empire BlueCross BlueShield.

Washington Heights YM&YMHA is located on 54 Nagle Avenue.

For more information, please contact Monty Joyce, CATCH Healthy Habits Coordinator at or 718.213.6266 or visit


Me and My Big Sister

SISTAAH Art Studio, located in the Sugar Hill section of Harlem, at 401 West 149th Street, present Me & My Big Sister (and other Women We Adore), a visual arts exhibition commemorating Women’s History Month. The exhibit will feature the mixed media visual art of Wilhelmina Grant (and her big sister), Bisa Washington. The artists’ reception will be held on Friday, March 15, 2013 from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

The Me and My Big Sister exhibition will be available for viewing from March 11-April 20, 2013 and will feature collage and assemblage works which pay homage to the strong, illustrious and beautiful women in the artists’ ancestral lineage as well as outstanding historical women such as Harriet Tubman, Fannie Lou Hamer and Osceola McCarty, to name a few.

For more information, please call SISTAAH Art Studio at 646.590.2728 or email for hours of operation and more information.

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