Upcoming Events

To RSVP for an event, please email elizabeth@inkwellfoundation.org (members only).


UPCOMING EVENTS

The NY Foundling: May 31st, 2017 

It’s career day! We’ll show the young artists at NY Foundling how they too can become animators, illustrators and cartoonists.

When: Wednesday, May 31st, 5:30-7:30PM
Where: The Foundling
590 Avenue of the Americas, 9th Floor
NY, NY 10011 – MAP

The New York Foundling is one of New York City’s oldest and largest child welfare agencies.

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Wednesday, June 14th: Bellevue Hospital

It’s the Coney Island Mermaid Parade this weekend!  We’re going to help the kids create some fantastic marine-themed art to get in the spirit. 

When: Wednesday, April 5th, 6-7:45PM
Where: Bellevue Hospital
462 First Avenue b/w 26th & 28th Streets
New York, NY 10016- MAP
Meet in the main lobby just inside the 1st Avenue entrance.

Event Director: Jane Archer
Bellevue Hospital provides a therapeutic temporary home for children who are dealing with psychiatric challenges.

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New Alternatives for Kids: June 24th, 2017

Activity TBD, details coming soon.

When: Saturday, June 24th, 5:30-7PM
Where: New Alternatives for Children
37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10010- MAP

Event Director: Lisa LaBracio
New Alternatives for Children provides health and social services to children with disabilities and chronic illnesses.  It focuses on children in foster care and adoptive homes.

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Sunday, July 9th: St. Mary’s Hospital

We do free drawing with these creative kids, who always come up with a wild, wonderful stream of characters and scenes.

When: Sunday, July 9th, 1-2:30PM
Where: 29-01 216th Street
Bayside, NY 11360 – MAP

Travel provided and reimbursed. We’ll meet at Penn Station to take the 12:18PM Port Washington LIRR train to Bayside, arriving at 12:47PM.  Our St. Mary’s IWF Director, Ray Alma, will pick us up there.  LIRR tickets will be reimbursed or purchased for you at the station.

Event Director: Ray Alma.
St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children is a non-profit healthcare center for children with special needs and life-limiting conditions.

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IWF PEN PALS PROGRAM:
We are also able to mail a special drawing to a child who is dealing with a particularly challenging illness and is not physically able to come to our events.  Get more information on our Pen Pals Program here.



*You must be a registered IWF member to attend any event and RSVP is always required.

*Please arrive 5-10 minutes early, late arrivals may not be able to get into some locations.

*Spots are often limited so please RSVP early.