Henry Street Settlement opens doors of opportunity for Lower East Side residents and other New Yorkers through social services, arts, and health care programs.
Events at Henry Street
See below for everything happening at Henry Street the week of September 18, 2017
ENDS SATURDAY: a canary torsi: STAGE
As a live improvised sound score accompanies choreographed stage machinations, this collaborative work reveals the manipulative possibilities of theatrical devices to determine what we perceive. Through September 23 | Abrons Arts Center (466 Grand Street)
ONGOING AT ABRONS
TUESDAY: Senior Center Trip to the Whitney Museum
This week’s Senior Center events include a trip to the Whitney on Tuesday (make sure to pre-register), movie screenings, a flea market and more. Click here for the full September schedule. September 19 | 9 a.m. | Meet at Henry Street Settlement Senior Center (334 Madison Street)
This Week’s Arts Classes
Abrons Arts Center has an exciting roster of affordable arts classes for adults this fall, with classes starting this week. Read more & register for all classes here.
Parenting Workshops & Groups
Henry Street’s award-winning Parent Center offers a variety of free parenting workshops and groups. All workshops are held at the Parent Center, 281 East Broadway. Registration is required; to register, call 212.471.2400.
Know anyone in the Wald or Riis houses who isn’t already a member of Jobs Plus? If they become a member during September, they’ll get a Dunkin Donuts gift card! Orientations are held every Wednesday in September at 11 a.m. or Thursdays at 4 p.m. at Jobs Plus (24 Avenue D, Ground Floor). Call 212.254.4333 for more information.
Need a job? Employed but want a better job or to get a promotion? JET can help!
There’s something for every type of jobseeker at Job Essentials Training (JET) at Henry Street’s Workforce Development Center. They can help with interview/resume prep, job coaching, career planning, skills development and more. Come to a Career Consultation held at 99 Essex Street Monday-Thursday between 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. for more information and to learn how JET can help you.
MONDAY: FREE Poetry Workshop
The Poets Corner is a free workshop for teens and adults to empower participants in writing creatively with various styles of poetry and structure. Led by a different poet instructor every month, the aim is to create a nurturing space for participants to use as an outlet for documenting their own stories and emotions. This month’s facilitator: Roya Marsh. September 18 | 6:00 p.m. | Abrons Arts Center (466 Grand Street) | Register here
This Week’s Arts Classes
Abrons Arts Center has an exciting roster of affordable arts classes for youth and teens this fall, with classes starting this week. Read more & register for all classes here. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay.
NOW RECRUITING: NYC High School Students: Prep for College Success!
The school year is here, and Expanded Horizons College Success, Henry Street’s FREE college prep program, is now recruiting! The program, for 9th grade through college, provides academic support, college counseling, SAT prep, college trips, scholarships, enrichment activities and much more. High school students are invited to apply online here, or they can call the program at 212.254.3100.
Register Now for the Best Pre-K Classes on the Lower East Side
Henry Street’s Early Childhood Center has openings in its Universal Pre-Kindergarten classes for four year-olds. For more information, visit their website or fill out their questionnaire, and someone from the Early Childhood team will be in touch.
FREE Basketball at Henry Street
Henry Street offers FREE open gyms and clinics for any youth looking to get some practice in or improve their skills. Prizes like gift cards and movie tickets are given out to MVPs and those who bring the most friends. Basketball is held at BGR (888 E. 6th Street) and 301 Henry Street. See below for specifics, and keep up with Sports at 301 and BGR through their Facebook Groups: 301/ BGR. They consistently post amazing updates, stats, photos, videos, and more!
Open Gym: Mondays & Wednesdays