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.

Free Lectures at NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center 
Throughout the month of May 2017. NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center hosts educational forums and community events on cancer-related topics, including understanding cancer, living with cancer, life after treatment, and preventing cancer. This month, some of the topics addressed will be cancer screenings, brain tumors, cancer and the LGBT community, and many others. All events are free, but registration is required. For more information, consult NYU Langone’s website.

Bellevue CAB Annual Public Meeting 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 6 PM. The NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue Community Advisory Board (CAB) is a vital link between the hospital and the communities served by it. The entire community is invited to its Annual Public Meeting, taking place at Bellevue Hospital, 462 First Avenue, in the Rose Room (12th floor, H Building). For more information, call the Bellevue CAB at 212-562-6185, email communityadvisoryboard@bellevue.nychhc.org, or click here.

17th Precinct Community Council Meeting
Tuesday, May 30, 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 17th Precinct Station House at 167 East 51st Street. For more information consult the 17th Precinct Community Council’s website.

Murray Hill Neighborhood Association Street Festival
Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 11 AM – 6 PM. Join the Murray Hill Neighborhood Association (MHNA) for their annual Street Festival on the west side of Park Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets. There will be live entertainment strating at noon, guided walking tours, merchants, games, and much more! For more information, consult the MHNA’s website.

New York City Council LGBT Pride Celebration
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 5:30 PM. The New York City Council invites you to join them for their annual LGBT Pride Celebration. The event will take place in the Council Chambers at City Hall. To RSVP, email call (212) 482-4120 or email Prideevent@council.nyc.gov. For more information, click here.

The Faces of Cancer 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 6 PM – 7:30 PM. In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day, join NYU Longone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center to celebrate life after a cancer diagnosis. A panel of cancer survivors representing a range of ages and diagnoses will tell their stories and share their experiences. This special event also touches on the unique needs and issues of survivors. This event will take place at the NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue in the Smilow First Floor Seminar Room. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

Community Volunteer Day at Stuyvesant Cove Park
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 10 AM – 1 PM. Stuyvesant Cove Park is an all-native plant, organically maintained public park located on the East River between 18th and 23rd Streets. Regular volunteer events are held monthly from April through November. Click here for more info. Learn about gardening and New York City’s unique local flora while taking in the fresh air, building community and getting your hands dirty! Volunteer activities include weeding, mulching, planting, watering and other light clean up and maintenance tasks. They also provide free workshops during select volunteer days to teach proper pruning techniques and other more specialized skills. These events are great for people of all ages, abilities and levels of experience. All volunteers should wear closed toed shoes, clothes they don’t mind getting dirty and bring water bottles. A pizza lunch is provided for all volunteers, compliments of Solar One. Please contact liza@solar1.org for more information and to RSVP to volunteer events.

13th Precinct Community Council Meeting
Tuesday, June 20, 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.