May 1, 2012 -
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Forget 16 Candles — Henry Street is lighting 145! We're celebrating the 145th birthday of our founder, Lillian Wald with an old-fashioned block party, free and open to all.
When: Sunday, May 6, 2012, noon to 3 p.m.
Where: In front of 265 Henry Street (at Montgomery Street) on Manhattan's Lower East Side
- Old-fashioned street games for children (stickball, ringalevio and more!)
- Refreshments (including birthday cupcakes)
- Birthday Cake baking contest*
- Arts & crafts activity for children
- Tours of Henry Street’s c. 1832 historic headquarters
*Birthday Cake Contest Rules:
- Limit of 20 entrants; one cake per entrant
- Cakes must be dropped off at event by 1 p.m.
- Any size or shape permitted
- A list of ingredients must accompany the cake
- Cakes will be judged on appearance, originality, taste and interpretation of the birthday party theme.
- Advance registration is required by May 3. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org with "CAKE CONTEST" in the subject line.