Events

This is our monthly listing of community events and meetings in and around the district. Check back regularly, as we add new events throughout the month.

Asser Levy Pool Lap Swim 
Throughout the summer. The Asser Levy Outdoor Pool has morning and night lap swims, giving fitness-minded adults the chance to take to the water without interruption from other swimmers. Click here to view times and register.

Free Summer Meals for Kids
Thursday, June 29 – Friday, September 1. The federally-funded Summer Meals Program offers free, nutritious breakfasts and lunches to children 18 and younger, with no registration or ID required. One of the locations, the Asser Levy Rec Center, is open every day in our district. Click here for a list of locations in the area compiled by the Manhattan Borough President’s Office.

Adult Fitness Classes  at Asser Levy Recreation Center 
Starting on July 2nd (and running through the September 23rd) the Asser Levy Recreation Center at 392 Asser Levy Place (E. 23rd St between 1st Ave and the FDR Drive) is running Adult Fitness classes including chair yoga, African Brazilian Zumba, Beginner Tennis, Step & Tone, Spintastic, Cardio Body Toning, Boot Camp, Pickleball, Jazz Fitness, and Bollywood. Participants must have a NYC Parks Recreation Center Membership. For more information, click here.

Summer Youth and Family Programs  at Asser Levy Recreation Center 
Starting on July 2nd (and running through the September 23rd) the Asser Levy Recreation Center at 392 Asser Levy Place (E. 23rd St between 1st Ave and the FDR Drive) is running Summer Youth and Family Programs including art projects, musical activities, athletic events, and yoga classes. Participants must have a NYC Parks Recreation Center Membership. For more information, click here.

Pillows for Paws Monthly Volunteer Meetup
Saturday, September 16, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church, 155 East 22nd Street (between Lex and 3rd Ave) Help make beds and toys for shelter animals! RSVP by clicking here 

Paying for College: Workshop and Resource Fair
Monday, September 18, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The Financial Clinic, a nonprofit, is hosting a free community event at Baruch College to give people insight and resources they can use to make college affordable. Click here for information and to RSVP.

13th Precinct Community Council Meeting
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:30 PM. The 13th Precinct Community Council meets on the third Tuesday of the month. No meetings are held in July, August, or December. The 13th Precinct Community Council is a forum that provides on-going, direct communication between the police and the community. At the meetings, community members hear reports from the Precinct Commanding Officer, Deputy Inspector Brendan Timoney, and Community Affairs Officers. There is also a question and answer period during which the public and the officers can discuss neighborhood public safety concerns. The meeting will be held at the New York Police Department’s 13th Precinct station house at 230 East 21st Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues.

17th Precinct Community Council Meeting
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 6 PM. The 17th Precinct Community Council meets on the last Tuesday of the month. No meetings are held in July, August, or December. The 17th Precinct Community Council is a forum that provides on-going, direct communication between the police and the community. At the meetings, community members can meet with the Precinct Commanding Officer and Community Affairs Officers to discuss and find solutions to neighborhood public safety concerns. The meeting will be held at the Sutton Place Synagogue at 225 East 51st Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. For more information consult the 17th Precinct Community Council’s website.