Noteworthy Success at National Night Out
Glow Community Center
Shares Upcoming Events
with Community Families at National Night Out
- Glow Community Center has been actively engaging with the public as we are returning to our daily routines after the pandemic.
- Some of our recent events include the Family STEM PLP trip, Pigments of Life Art Exhibition, Flower Arrangement lessons, and free self-defense classes, all of which successfully produced memorable moments for our participants.
- In July, Glow started new weekly events including Latin Dance Night and GCC Sunday Club: Yoga. These programs offer our participants opportunities to connect as a community and meet new people.
- To enrich the lives of our community, GCC is introducing brand new programs. Chinese Cultural Weekend is a special kids program that is going to happen this August where the children will learn about the Lion Dance, Guzheng, and Diabolo. For our adults, we are opening Chinese dance, Chinese folk dance, wellness dance, and ballet dance classes to dance away stress and stay healthy.
- Our programs are either entirely free or extremely affordable and our goal is to increase program access for our community members. Many of our programs also do not have skill-level requirements, so everyone is welcomed to participate.
- GCC is always looking for passionate volunteers (Email Garture.firstname.lastname@example.org about opportunities) and individuals. Volunteers create an impact in the community, exercise leadership skills, and learn more about their own community.
On August 3rd, Glow Community Center celebrates healthy relationships between the police and the community with other organizations at National Night Out, at Bowne Playground. It was hosted by the 109th precinct, whose members would interact with children and play games such as basketball with them. The event was open to the public and many families stopped by to visit the attractions and stop by tables. Children could ride ponies or various carnival rides as well as play on a bouncy house. Performances included acts such as lion dancing and Korean drums, which families crowded around to watch.
We set up a table near the bouncy house, advertising our current programs such as weekly yoga and Latin dance classes as well as the upcoming Chinese Cultural Weekend. Glow Community Center introduced our events and programs to our community members in Flushing. We also gave out N95 masks and hand sanitizers which will help protect people against COVID 19 and a personal alarm. Attending the event proved to be a successful idea as we connected with over 40 families and community members interested in our programs.
We would like to thank everyone who signed up yesterday as well as the organizations who expressed interest in partnering with us for our annual Fall Festival coming Saturday, September 25th, 2021 at Kissena Corridor Park, Flushing. We would especially like to give thanks to the 109th precinct and the 109th precinct community council for hosting this event.