Located in the Golden Age Club, create! in the East Village offers free, drop-in, inclusive programming to residents of the East Village four days a week. Started in December 2013 by Wendy Lees, a Social Worker with a background in group facilitation and art, create! in the East Village began in response to a lack of creative programming for marginalized peop[le in the area and as a positive means for integrating the new development with the currrent population.
Mission: Improving lives through creative expression.
Visual art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:00 - 3:00 and every second Wednesday from 7:00 - 9:00. Topics include painting, pastel drawing, Artist Trading Cards, clay, mosaics and more.
Creative writing sessions are held every Wednesday from 1:00 - 3:00