Newsletter - September 10, 2020



20th Annual Coney Island Film Festival on Xerb, September 22- October 2, 2020! Discount all access pass offer below!

95 films and filmmaker Q+A's, all from the comfort of your home or anywhere with an internet connection! Watch any or all programs 24/7 for 11 days, at your convenience! Special all access pass on sale for a limited time only, now until September 15th at 2pm, Eastern Time, for only $20 (price raise to $25 after)! Individual programs are only $7.

We've got Drama Shorts, Comedy Shorts, Features, Documentary Features, Documentary Shorts, Horror, Sci-Fi, Music Video, Experimental, Animation and of course films Made in Coney Island! Details at:

Puppets Come Home! presents: Smells! This Thursday, September 10, 8pm!

What is that aroma!?

When: September 10th, 8pm ET


Come get a whiff of puppeteers who will delight & challenge your nose! Our second puppet slam of the season is dedicated to smell!

FEATURING: - Antique Baby Arts - Jack Fields - Nappy's Puppets - Paper Heart Puppets - Artie Poore (Dreamlike Puppet Company) - Rosalita's Puppets ...More to be announced!

Suggested Donation - A link will be provided during the show, and a portion of the proceeds will go to Urban Neighborhood Services Inc., a Coney Island-based not-for-profit organization who envision "a community where residents are informed, empowered, and well-prepared to achieve personally-determined goals for them and their families."

Puppets Come Home at Coney Island is a series designed to celebrate Coney Island's 150-year legacy of puppetry & provide a platform for contemporary cutting-edge puppeteers! Produced & hosted by Brendan Schweda in collaboration with Coney Island USA. Puppets Come Home! is made possible in part through the generosity of The Puppet Slam Network.

Mermaid Parade 2020: The Tail-a-Thon

The 2020 Mermaid Parade TAIL-A-THON was held on 8/29. Stay tuned for opportunities to watch it again. For now, check out the HIGHLIGHTS reel, here.

And remember for every $50 donated to the Tail-a-Thon until September 13th you get a chance to win the artwork created during the event by Danielle Mastrion.

Thanks to all who donated and those that will!

Coney Island USA Online Gift Shop! Offering Curbside Pickup available at check out! 2020 Mermaid Parade merch available now!

Shop our online Gift Shop for one of a kind items! Featuring Clothing, Souvenirs, Gift Memberships and more, all from the comfort of your home! Click here for our online shop!

Mermaid Parade 2020 Merch here!

Merfolk for Black Lives!!

Check out this Amazing T-Shirt Design by Samantha Harris! This design comes straight from the Heart.

A portion of the proceeds are being donated to Black Lives Matter and SMART University's HEART Activisim in East Harlem!

Click here for women's.

Click here for men's.

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