A popular community center celebrated its 80th anniversary

Kids from Ballet Hispanica during the celebration.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

The Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education celebrated their 80th anniversary at their Hunts Point home on Wednesday, January 21. The center was founded in Harlem in 1934 and moved to the Bronx in 1961. Since then, they have offered a variety of programming for local youth and their families.

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Grand Master Melle Mel attended the event.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

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