Community Arts

A unique point of access for community-driven expression, healing, & togetherness!

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Upcoming Events

3feb 7:00PM

One More Day: Modern Dance & Mental Health Awareness

Goddard Riverside Community Arts Program’s Season 2022-2023 Artist-in-Residence Alison Cook Beatty Dance Company presents One More Day: an evening of Modern Dance and Mental Health Awareness in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Goddard Riverside’s TOP Clubhouse.

Join us as we hold space for community healing and honor our community members touched by the loss of a loved one to suicide, for an uplifting evening of hope featuring an original program of award-winning original contemporary dance. The company is joined by speakers Monica Rahman of TOP Clubhouse, a warm and caring space where “community is therapy” for people living with serious mental illness working to achieve wellness, lead dignified lives and realize their dreams, and Trinidadian-American wellness advocate Shaquila Gooden aka. Qualah speaking on holding on to life during challenging times.

7feb 7:00PM

Zumba Fitness

Different Bro Productions (2022-23 Artists in Residence) & Goddard Riverside Community Arts Program presents: Community Zumba!

Introductory all-ages fitness dance classes with Jmonet Hill Tuesday Feb. 7 & Feb. 21st @ 7PM.

Enjoy a lively and fun exercise class in a safe and body-positive space led by Black instructors to music by Black artists in celebration of Black History Month. “We’re just different, bro!” Come in sweats and sneakers ready to have a good time. Includes a free fresh wellness shot! (Seamoss Lemonade, Honey Drip) REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

18feb 7:00PM

Tyrone Birkett | Emancipation: The Luminous Darkness

A concert by Tyrone Birkett | Emancipation

The Community Arts Program is proud to host the SONIC SANCTUARY Series; an in-depth presentation of the work of Artist-in-Residence Tyrone Birkett (Saxophone) and his Emancipation jazz ensemble. These cultural conversations include an artist led Q&A for attendees to connect the dots between the music and its context.

5april 10:30AM

Yoga Unwind

Let’s unwind the tension, fatigue and tightness. This class is great for stress management, restoring balance, increasing mobility and enhancing performance (both physical and mental). Learn some tools to take better care of yourself! All ages and abilities welcome.

Wed April 5 10:30AM-11:30AM, 12:30PM-1:30PM
Wed April 12 10:30AM-11:30AM, 12:30PM-1:30PM
Wed April 19 10:30AM-11:30AM, 12:30PM-1:30PM
Wed April 26 10:30AM-11:30AM, 12:30PM-1:30PM


Entry is by Donation, Pay What You Can. Participants MUST bring their own mats.
Recommended: Towel, Water, Block, Strap. Wear comfortable movement clothes/layers that wick away perspiration.