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.

Kips Bay Library Free Events for Adults and Kids
Through July at 446 3rd Avenue (at 31st Street). The Kips Bay Library is offering free movie screenings and exercise classes for adults, as well as read-alouds and movies for kids. Click here to view the adult calendar and kids calendar for July.

Tango in Stuyvesant Square Park
Saturdays until July 28, from 6 PM to 8 PM, near the Peter Stuyvesant Statue. On these Saturday evenings, people can enjoy an evening of music, dance, and song in Stuyvesant Square. Professional instruction will be provided. Any cancellation will be posted on the Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association Facebook page.

Outdoor Concert Series at Stuyvesant Cove Park
Through July in Stuyvesant Cove Park (24-20 Fdr Drive Service Rd E). Stuyvesant Cover Park Association and NYC Ferry are pleased to present  summer concerts with the NYPD Band, Haggard Kings, Sean Mahony & the NY Swing Orchestra, and more. For more information, click here.

Stuyvesant Park Summer Events 
Through August at 9 Rutherford Place (at 16th Street). Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association is offering jazz, tango, stargazing, and outdoor movies for kids. For more information please visit, www.spnanyc.org or click here.

Mapping Community: Public Investment in NYC
Through August at the Center for Architecture at 536 LaGuardia Place. Mapping Community demystifies the complex process of capital planning in New York City by explaining the rules that govern the capital process for our city, the various city agencies that implement projects, and the ways everyday New Yorkers have a say in what types of investment they would like to see in their neighborhoods. The exhibition will also look at how public projects are accomplished at the local community level by illustrating five types of public infrastructure—housing, transit, parks, schools, and libraries—in five community boards. Click here for more information.

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 info@spnanyc.org.

WeLoveU Foundation Blood Drive
Sunday, July 21st at 2:30 PM to 8:00 PM at 224 E 47th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues). WeLoveU Foundation launched the 2019 Worldwide One-Two Blood Drive Movement to raise awareness about the necessity of blood donations and enlighten people’s perception about donating blood. At the event around 100 WeLoveU Foundation volunteers will be donating blood as part of a global initiative to reduce blood shortages. For more information,  please click here or call  (201) 483-9777. You can view the flyer here.

Marathon Training: How to Achieve Your Personal Best
Tuesday, July 23rd at 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM at 333 East 38th Street, 6th Floor Conference Room. To RSVP please email nyulangone.org/cmcevents. You can view the flyer here.

Housing Forum
Thursday, July 25 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at NYU Dental on 345 East 24th Street (at 1st Avenue). At the event, attendees can learn about rent regulation, tenant stability, and the passing of affordable housing protections. For more information or to RSVP, call Assembly Member Harvey Epstein’s office at 212-979-9696. For more information on the forum, please view the event flyer here.

Shred Van
Wednesday, July 31 from 3-7 PM or until the truck is full at Stuyvesant Town on 14th Street Loop Road. This event, which is sponsored by State Senator Brad Hoylman, is an opportunity to shred your sensitive documents for free. For any questions on the event, please call Senator Hoylman’s office at (212) 633-8052.

NYC Department of Transportation Summer Streets
On August 3, 10, and 17 from 7 AM to 1 PM, Park Avenue and connecting streets from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park will be opened up to pedestrians, cyclists and joggers. There will be free food, fitness classes, performances and art workshops on these streets. For more details, view the New York City Department of Transportation’s flyer for Summer Streets 2019.

National Night Out
National Night Out, which is a  a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States, will be held on Tuesday, August 6 from 5 PM to 8 PM. The NYPD 13th Precinct National Night Out will be held at the MS 104 Playground at 20th Street and 2nd Avenue at that date and time (a flyer on the 13th Precinct National Night Out can be found here). More details on the NYPD 17th Precinct National Night Out are still to come.

Mammogram Van
Monday, August 12 from 9AM-12PM outside of Penn South on West 26th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. This event, which is sponsored by State Senator Brad Hoylman, is an opportunity to get your mammogram. Screenings are by appointment only and can be scheduled by calling 1-800-564-6868. For any questions on the event, please call Senator Hoylman’s office at (212) 633-8052.

NYCHA Family Days
Family Days are Tenant Association hosted events to help strengthen communities and allow residents to get to know each other and the staff that work at their buildings.

  • Saturday, August 17th from 12 PM to 7 PM at 344 East 28th Street
  • Saturday August 24th from 12 PM to 7 PM at Nathan Straus Houses at 28th Street and 2nd Avenue