The Old North End Community Center will hold a full day of events highlighting the many cultures that make up the Old North End. The focus from noon to 5:00pm will be on kid and family-friendly performances and free craft activities. From 5:00pm to 9:00pm the program will be designed for general audiences, and from 9:00pm to 11:00pm events will shift toward a primarily adult audience, continuing into the Sixties Flashback with Mellow Yellow . There will be a selection of international food vendors with meals and snacks for sale in the Event Hall all day and evening.
Performers: ONE Arts Center, Mais Sandoval, Nepali Heritage Dancers, A2VT, Jenni Johnson and the Junketeers, Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum, and more!
Events may fill up quickly, so arrive early!
Downstairs (Event Hall) Schedule
12:00–11:00pm Snacks & Ethnic Food Court
12:00–4:00pm Kids’ Arts & Crafts with ONE Arts
2:00–2:30pm Mais Sandoval, Street Performer/Juggler
2:30-3:00pm Michele Choiniere and Isabella Rottler, French-Canadian music and song
3:00–4:00pm Nepali & Tibetan Dancers
4:00–5:00pm Judi Emanuel – Learn to Play Jamaican Music
10:00–11:00pm World Music DJ
Hourly Event from 12 noon to 5 pm
(Outside, weather permitting, otherwise in the Gym)
Join us as we ring in the New Year with people from cities around the world. Every hour on the hour between 12:00 & 5:00pm there will be traditional music, drumming & food!! As midnight strikes in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe, we will HIGHLIGHT cities from around the globe.
Upstairs (Gymnasium) Schedule
6:00–7:00pm Jenni Johnson – Sock Hop
7:00–8:00pm Jenni Johnson – Swing Dance
8:00–9:00pm McFadden Academy of Irish Dance
9:00–10:00pm Judi Emanuel (Jamaica)
Then catch the Sixties Flashback with Mellow Yellow from 11:00pm–1:00am