3 diverse community events in NYC this weekend

Looking to get out into the community this weekend?

From a panel on women of color's role in preserving their culture to a colorful Carnival festival, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in New York City. Read on for a rundown.

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Past, Present and Future: Women of Color Redefining Culture and Community

This evening: Head to the Kellen Auditorium for a panel exploring women of color's role in shaping and preserving their culture. Panelists will include writers, community organizers, creatives — all women of color — taking the initiative. 

When: Friday, March 15, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Kellen Auditorium (N101), 66 Fifth Ave.
Admission: Free
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I Am Woman Second Annual Conference

This Saturday afternoon, join the second annual I Am Woman conference. I Am Woman is a sisterhood that works to give women a sense of community and support through God.

When: Saturday, March 16, 3-6:30 p.m.
Where: The City College of New York, 160 Convent Ave.
Admission: Free
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Taste of Carnival 2019

Or, venture to Brooklyn this Saturday night to check out the first-ever Taste of Carnival festival. Emulating the annual Trinidad and Tobago Carnival, boasting a parade of colorful costumes, this festival will feature costumes, live DJs, guest and more. 

When: Saturday, March 16, 9 p.m.
Where: Crystal Manor, 1460 Flatbush Ave.
Admission: $30
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