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.

Kips Bay Library Free Events for Adults and Kids
Through May at 466 3rd Avenue (at 31st Street).  The Kips Bay Library is offering free movie screenings and language classes for adults, as well as read-alouds and movies for kids. Click here to view the adult calendar and the kids calendar.

Union Square Walking Tours
Every Saturday, 2 PM to 3:30 PM. Enjoy this free 90-minute walking tour that starts at the Abraham Lincoln statue by the 16th St. transverse at Union Square Park and explores the social and political history of the neighborhood. Reservations required for a group. For more information, call (212) 517-1826 or visit the website.

Flatiron Walking Tours
Sundays at 11 AM. No advance registration is required for this free, year-round walking tour that starts at the southwest corner of Madison Square Park (in front of the William Seward statue) at 23rd St. and Broadway. For more information, visit the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District’s website.

Bi-weekly Gardening Club at Stuyvesant Square Park
Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 AM to 12 PM in Stuyvesant Square Park (17th -15th Street at 2nd Avenue) This club meets twice a week to garden in the park. For more information, email

17th Precinct Community Council Meeting
Tuesday, May 29 at 6 PM at the Sutton Place Synagogue at 225 East 51st Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. The 17th Precinct Community Council meets on the last Tuesday of the month.  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. For more information consult the 17th Precinct Community Council’s website.

Movies Under the Stars: Coco
Thursday, May 31 from 7:30  to 11 PM at St. Vartan Park.
A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse. Come early! Before this screening we will have arts & crafts activities related to the movie. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. Click here for more information.

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers
Saturday, June 2 from 6 to 7:30 PM at Asser Levy Playground NYC Parks and the City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Swing your corner and do-si-do. Click here for more information.

Anti-Prom at the New York Public Library
Friday, June 8 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the Stephen Schwartzman Building (42nd Street). Anti-Prom provides an alternative, safe space for all 12 to 18-year old teenagers, regardless of their sexuality, gender identity, dress, or any other reason. Click here to view details and register.

It’s My Park Day at Glick Park!
Saturday, June 9  from 9 AM to 12 PM
Pitch in to help maintain your local parks with planting, painting, and other tasks that need doing. All It’s My Park Day events are rain or shine except where noted otherwise. Click here for more information.

Celebration of LGBT Pride with the NYC Council
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 6 PM at City Hall
Join the City Council for their annual Celebration of LGBT Pride on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the New York City Council! Click here for more information. To RSVP, email or call (212) 482-4120.

Summer Concert Series Presented by the Stuyvesant Cove Park Association
All concerts in the series will take place from 6:30-8:00 PM at Stuyvesant Cove Park (E. 20th Street and the FDR Drive). For more information, click here.

  • June 18 – Laughing Boy
  • June 25 – NYPD Band (rain date June 26)
  • June 27 – Sean Mahony & the NY Swing Orchestra (rain date June 28)
  • July 5 – Rutkowski Trio & Friends (rain date July 6)

Rent Guidelines Board Public Hearing
Tuesday June 19 from 4 to 8 PM at The Great Hall at Cooper Union 7 East 7th Street at corner of 3rd Ave. (basement) Pursuant to its statutory mandate, the New York City Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) is proposing rent guidelines for October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. At this meeting members of the public can comment. Click here for more information.