2021 Calendar

DRAW at Spring Street Park

Spring Street Park Spring St, New York

Come DRAW with fellow New Yorkers at an open-air art studio every Tuesday and Thursday through May at Spring Street Park, hosted by Hudson Square BID. Featuring special activities conceived by artists as well as by educators from The Drawing Center, as well as an artist-in-residence. Made possible by Hudson Square BID. Program made possible citywide […]

Learning Hub featuring HYPOTHEkids at Sheltering Arms Playground

Sheltering Arms Playground 509 W 129th St, New York

Learning Hubs are pop-up, open-air places where NYC students can meet up, do activities, or get homework help, all while staying safe. At this Learning Hub in Sheltering Arms Playground in partnership with the Harlem-based HYPOTHEkids, come try your hand at puzzles from our SOLVE program, get homework help from local college students, or sharpen […]

PLAY and Street Marker on Avenue B Open Streets

Avenue B between E 12th and E 13th Sts 199 Avenue B, New York

Come play and make chalk murals every Friday afternoon on the Avenue B Open Streets (block between E 12th and E 13th Streets) in Manhattan, hosted by the the Loisaida Open Streets Community Coalition. PLAY NYC features a colorful obstacle course that offers safe, hands-free play for children on closed-off streets, and Street Marker offers […]

The Chelsea Symphony Inside Out on West 16th St in Chelsea

W 16th St - Chelsea Market 422 W 16th St, New York

Join us at Chelsea Market's heated, curbside dining areas along West 16th St March & April on Sundays; May though July on the first Friday of every month, for a series of free, socially-distanced performances by musicians from The Chelsea Symphony. We'll start small, and our goal is to grow the number of performers each […]

BUILD on West 16th St in Chelsea

W 16th St - Chelsea Market 422 W 16th St, New York

Our BUILD program is back! Interactive building stations with playful materials and challenges that get people of all ages building together. Join us at Chelsea Market's heated, curbside dining areas on West 16th St and build with LEGO and more, all while staying six feet apart. Always free, for all ages! Masks are required, but we'll have free […]

READ at Pier 35 on the East River

Pier 35 257 South St, New York

Come browse and enjoy a curated collection of books at a pop-up reading room every Saturday though May on Pier 35 on the East River Esplanade (access from the Two Bridges neighborhood under FDR Drive, where Rutgers St meets South St). Leave a mini-book review for other New Yorkers! Our host partner for this program […]

WRITE at Cuyler Gore Park

Cuyler Gore Park Fulton St and Greene Ave, Brooklyn

Come type a postcard, write a letter, or join mini workshops on-site offered by teaching artists from NY Writers Coalition at this public writing room stocked with typewriters, fountain pens, calligraphy brushes, and more. Great for all ages, and all free. Part of Art 360*/Fort Greene, organized by the Fulton Area Business Alliance. Street Lab […]

PLAY, Street Marker, and READ at 5th Ave Open Street in Sunset Park

5th Ave from 39th St to 41st St, Sunset Park 4021 5th Ave, Brooklyn

Join us to play, read, and make a collaborative chalk mural in the street every Saturday afternoon through May on this Open Street hosted by the Sunset Park BID. Come find us on the block between 39th and 40th Street. And we've invited Brooklyn Library to offer Story Hour at 4:30pm and 5pm! Made possible […]

DRAW at Spring Street Park

Spring Street Park Spring St, New York

Come DRAW with fellow New Yorkers at an open-air art studio every Tuesday and Thursday through May at Spring Street Park, hosted by Hudson Square BID. Featuring special activities conceived by artists as well as by educators from The Drawing Center, as well as an artist-in-residence. Made possible by Hudson Square BID. Program made possible citywide […]

Learning Hub on West 16th St in Chelsea

W 16th St - Chelsea Market 422 W 16th St, New York

Learning Hubs are pop-up, open-air places for NYC students to meet up, read a book, and do homework together, all while staying safe. A way for students of all ages to gather around learning. Join us outside at Chelsea Market's heated, curbside dining areas along West 16th Street every Tuesday starting March 30, 2021. Each week, […]

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