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About Bailey’s Café

Bailey’s Café is a space of community healing and belonging — a secular church, a home, a kitchen table. Bailey’s welcomes all with an open heart, compassion and love, generating a culture of belongingness, non-judgment, acceptance, community, and space to be your full self. This is Bailey’s unique value.

Premiering 2020-21

In Virtual & Physical Spaces

Bailey’s Café presents As Quiet As It’s Kept (AQAIK), a multi-discipline performance installation based on the stories of veterans of color and their role in a changing community under the artistic leadership of  Monica L. Williams in collaboration with artists from various genres:
Kadeem Alston Roman, Zoe Flowers, Michael Hill, Anna Pond, DJ Reborn, Robyn Twomey

Check out past performance as our virtual gallery As Quiet As It’s Kept 

The Sankofa Residency Showing

Sunday, October 24 2-4pm

Potomac Playground

446 Tompkins Avenue (@ Macon Street)

The Sankofa Residency is a multi-phase project that is both rooted in the history of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY, and an afro-futurist imagining of BedStuy moving forward. Taking the Ghanaian concept of Sankofa-looking backwards in order to move forward-this project uses research, oral history, and collaborative imagining to facilitate a plan for residents, businesses, and stakeholders to emerge from COVID in a place of healing, thriving, and progress.

Come join us on Oct. 24th anytime from 2-4pm for interactive games, art making, storytelling and dance performances by Kendra J. Ross, Brittany Grier, and Bailey’s Cafe.

FREE! Welcome to all ages!

R.S.V.P. Here

Friends of Jackie Robinson Park Playground


HQ Tennis

Present a Free Halloween Extravaganza & Tennis Tournament

Two Fun Days: October 30th & 31st

9 AM to 2 PM

Jackie Robinson Park Playground

341 Malcolm X Boulevard

Music, Costumes, Games & Tennis

Register for the Tennis Tournament

Bailey’s Current & Upcoming Offerings  

James Baldwin & Us

A Reading & Discussion Series Facilitated by Aiesha Turman

Next Session, Tuesday, October 26th, 7 PM to 9 PM

Reading for next session:  Notes From A Native Son

Information & Registration

Supported by Humanities NY

Open Door Hours at Bailey’s

During the following days/times Bailey’s Is Open for:

Reading/Writing/Creating/Discussion/Resource Support

Mondays, 1 PM to 4 PM

Wednesdays, 2 PM to 7 PM*

Thursdays, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM**

*Fiber Arts: Knitting/Crocheting Circle 4 PM to 6 PM

**Math Through Art Workshops and/or Jewelry Making


Bailey’s Monthly Pop Up Shop

Supporting Local Artists & Entrepreneurs

Friday, November 5th, 5 PM to 8 PM

Some of Our Vendors:
Raw Concepts: Fiber Artist
Visions by Mari
Back II Natural
Marienne “Yen” Thomas
Natural Body Products
Jewelry Candles & More

Healthcare for the People

Currently Indoor Sessions are Suspended But They Will Be Back!

Stay informed here

Virtual Community Sing with Janice Pendarvis

First Saturday of the Month on Zoom 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Contact Stefanie at:  [email protected] if you are interested

More Offerings to Come this Fall

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Bailey’s is now part of the ShopIN.NYC Movement

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Testimonials from the Bailey’s Community

Even though the planet is round, there are just too many spots where you can find yourself hanging on to the edge…unless there’s some space, some place, to take a breather for a while…

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