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 March 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.
Legislative Breakfast Reception at Bellevue Hospital
Friday, March 16 at 9:30 AM – 12 PM at Bellevue Hospital, 462 First Avenue & 27th Street, Rose Room, 12th Floor, H Building. Save the date for the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue ‘s Annual Legislative Breakfast! The keynote speaker will be CM Carlina Rivera (District 2). Click here to view the flyer and email CommunityAdvisoryBoard@Bellevue.nychhc.org for more information.
ACC Adoption Events on Saturday, March 17
Saturday, March 17. Great cats and dogs will be available for adoption this St. Patrick’s Day. Adoptions will be available from 12 PM – 4 PM at 133 E 14th Street (cats and dogs), and 11 AM – 3 PM at 1064 1st Ave (dogs only).
Comedy Cures: An Evening of Hope and Laughter
Tuesday, March 20 at 6 – 7 PM at Perlmutter Cancer Center, 160 East 34th Street, 11th Floor, Room 1121. At this unique, interactive evening, we will laugh, develop our comic perspectives, and build a community of support with the ComedyCures Foundation. All NYU Cancer Center lecture events are free, but registration is required. For more information, consult NYU Langone’s website.
13th Precinct Community Council Meeting
Tuesday, March 20 at 6:30 PM at 230 East 21st Street between 2nd and 3rd Aves. The Community Council provides a forum for community members to work with local police officers to address safety and quality of life issues.
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Program
Wednesday, March 21 at 11 AM – 1:30 PM at NYU Langone Health, 550 First Avenue, Farkas Auditorium. In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, join a panel of experts as they discuss who is at risk for colon cancer, who should be screened and when, and what screening options are available. Lunch will be provided after the program. All NYU Cancer Center lecture events are free, but registration is required. For more information, consult NYU Langone’s website.
Free Bus to DC for the “March for Our Lives” Against Gun Violence
Saturday March 24 leaving at 5 AM and returning by 9:30 PM Senator Brad Hoylman along with Assemblymemb
Sutton Area Community’s Spring Egg Hunt
Saturday March 24 starting at 10:15 AM. Sutton Area Community is hosting a spring egg hunt for kids ages 1-4 and 5-8. There will be arts and crafts, as well as other games and activities. Click here for more information.
Women’s Herstory Month Celebration with CM Rivera
Wednesday, March 28 at 6 PM at City Hall. Carlina Rivera and Margaret Chin, Co-Chairs of the City Council’s Women’s Caucus, will host a celebration including a presentation of honorees, as well as several performances. Click here to view the flyer with RSVP information.
Roundtable for Boomers & Seniors on The Arts with Senator Liz Krueger
Thursday, April 5 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 East 70th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave) This session is part of a 5-part series on Engagement, a state of activation and meaningful connection to an activity or role. Engagement is particularly important for older adults to remain physically active, healthy, and emotionally well. For more information and to RSVP (space is limited) contact Senator Krueger’s office via email at email@example.com or by phone at 212-490-9535
Roundtable for Boomers & Seniors on Civic Engagement with Senator Liz Krueger
Thursday, May 3 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 East 70th Street (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave) This session is part of a 5-part series on Engagement, a state of activation and meaningful connection to an activity or role. Engagement is particularly important for older adults to remain physically active, healthy, and emotionally well. For more information and to RSVP (space is limited) contact Senator Krueger’s office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 212-490-9535