The Armory unity center football (soccer) field. Many children from low income families come on Saturdays to play for free. Many games also takes place during the evening week among adults within the latino community.
The Armory Basketball court which was part of the old military base and was renovated in 2010. Every Saturday children from low income families come to play and get lessons for free.
Along with free classes, the Armory also offers other activities such as games of chess.
Many children perfect their skills together every weekend.
Engineering basics are also introduced by building catapults out of plastic toys.
Trying the effect of the catapult for the first time.
The armory also offers a library where children can feel free to loan books for the week.
A little girl being glad to have chosen a book for the week.
During a music and guitar lesson. The young teacher volonteers every weekend to teach several classes of 15 children on average.
One of the rodeo event on a Sunday outside the Armory of Newburgh. Over 3000 people from the latino community come regularly to these events. Some also come from out of state just for the day. By organizing and charging for these events, It is one of the ways that the Armory can found itself without having to be sponsored by churches or politically.
Bull riders preparing their outfit. Their outfit is very important for the riders as it represents their Latino culture.
Annoucing and preparing for the next rider to get on the bull.
The riders getting on the bull before releasing the agitated animal.
A bull rider trying to get on. Many are helping the rider to get on the bull as the animal is strongly agitated.
Once the bull is released the rider tries to stay on as long as possible. Many fall just after several seconds while the crowd goes wild.