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.

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.

Kips Bay Library Free Events for Adults and Kids
Through September 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.

CANCELED – Citywide Education Council for District 75 Meeting
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 6:30  to 9 PM at Tweed Courthouse, 52 Chambers Street, 2nd Fl. Conference Room The Citywide Education Council for District 75 is having its first meeting of the school year in which they will provide an update on Special Education Reform and share their perspectives, goals, and initiatives for the coming school year.  Speakers include Corinne Rello-Anselmi, Deputy Chancellor, Division of Special Instruction, NYCDOE, and Ketler Louissaint, Superintendent of District 75, NYCDOE. For more information, click here. CHECK BACK FOR RESCHEDULED DATE

Manhattan Dog Adoption Event
Saturday, September 23 from 11 AM to 3 PM at pin Biscuits & Bath, Sutton Place, 1064 1st Avenue.  Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) will be providing the opportunity to meet several great dogs who are looking for homes. Adoptions include vaccinations, spay/neuter, a pre-registered microchip, an identification tag, a collar and a certificate for a free initial exam at a participating veterinarian. Anyone who adopts a dog from ACC (all locations) will also receive a complimentary Biscuits and Bath Adoption Package. View event details here.

SAFE Disposal Events
Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 10 AM to 4 PM in Union Square, North Plaza (South side of 17th St, between Park Ave South & Broadway)
Get rid of your harmful household products including solvents, automotive products, electronics, flammable waste, medical items, and other household products safely. Cars can approach from Park Ave South & 20th St and there is a walk-in area available for residents taking public transportation. Click here for more information.

Stuyvesant Cove Park Association Presents A Sunday Morning Bird Walk
Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM in Stuyvesant Cove Park (20th Street Entrance). Area resident Ann Lazarus will lead an informative and entertaining bird walk. The walk will last approximately two hours and will take place even in the event of a light rain. All are invited to participate and encouraged to bring cameras and binoculars.

Town Hall with Mayor DiBlasio and Council Member Dan Garodnick
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 7 pm. The town hall will be held at the High School of Art and Design at 245 East 56th Street.  This event is for constituents of Council District 4 as part of a series of town halls the mayor is hosting across the city, at which he discusses local issues with and takes questions from local residents. This event is hosted by the Mayor and Council Member Garodnick and co-hosted by CB6. Click here for more details.

CANCELED DUE TO TOWN HALL with Mayor DiBlasio and Council Member Garodnick – 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.

Children’s Court Way Street Co-Naming Ceremony
Sunday, October 1 at 1:30 PM at NW corner of East 22nd Street and Third Avenue. The Children’s Court at 137 East 22nd street, Manhattan closed in 1957, made a significant contribution toward prevention and scientific methods to improve the lives of children. This co-naming, to be attended by Council Member Rosie Mendez, is in observance of the 100th anniversary of the court’s opening.

CUNY Board of Trustees Annual Manhattan Borough Hearing
Monday, October 16 at 4:30 PM at Baruch College Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Ave, Room 14-220. The City University of New York Board of Trustees’ borough hearing is designed to receive testimony and statements from concerned individuals about university issues. People wishing to speak for up to three minutes should notify the Office of the Secretary by email prior to noon, Monday, October 16.  Click here to see flyer for details.

13th Precinct Community Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 6:30 PM in the New York Police Department’s 13th Precinct station house at 230 East 21st Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. The 13th Precinct Community Council meets on the third Tuesday of the month. 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.

“It’s My Park Day”
Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9 AM to 12 PM  at Glick Park (E. 37th Street and the FDR Drive) Come help out the Kips Bay Neighborhood Alliance with the fall bulb planting at Glick Park and along 1st & 2nd Avenues. More details to follow.

17th Precinct Community Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 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. The meeting will be held at  For more information consult the 17th Precinct Community Council’s website.

Ms. Magazine Way Street Co-Naming Ceremony
Wednesday, November 15 at 11 AM at SE corner of 32nd Street and Third Avenue. Ms. Magazine is a feminist publication that featured writing by women, for women, never straying from controversial topics. Council Member Rosie Mendez will be in attendance at this co-naming ceremony on the 45th anniversary of the magazine.