Welcoming Week (September 9 - 18) is an annual national event celebrating diversity and inclusion by bringing people together and championing a welcoming spirit.
At the Y, we are committed to strengthening communities by connecting people to their potential, purpose, and each other.
Discover Welcoming Week programs and activities at the Y. Members are encouraged to register for events on MotionVibe, while non-members are encouraged to register at the link below.
PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
Global Storytime - September 13, 10:00am-11:00am
Hear stories of ancestry and immigration at the Geyer Family Y with our friends at Watchung Booksellers.
Global Dance Party - September 15, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Make your way around the world while learning international dance styles. Led by Fitness Instructor, Jevonn McRae in the Park Street gym.
Share Your Heritage - September 16, 10:00am-11:00am
Older Adults are invited to join us in the Senior/Teen Room for a special morning of sharing about their ancestors and heritage. Bring an object special to you or a memory to share.
Welcoming Week Map
Mark your country of heritage on a world map displayed in the Park Street lobby.
Around the World Playlist
Submit music that reminds you of your heritage and we'll curate a playlist for you to enjoy. Click here to submit song selections.