Events at Henry Street

Check out everything happening at Henry Street the week of May 20, 2019


  • [GET WELL SOON] you black + bluised world premiere at Abrons (starts Thursday)
  • Birthday Party at the Senior Center (Thursday)


Legal Services at the NRC

Legal Services NY at the Neighborhood Resource Center offers free legal consultations for the community. Areas of focus include employment, housing, small business, benefits, immigration (deportation only), family, estate planning, and consumer law. Call 212.471.2400 to schedule a screening and enroll. 

There’s still time to register for Camp Henry

Give your child (ages 5 to 13) a summer of fun and learning at Camp Henry. We provide educational enrichment to prevent “summer learning loss,” including STEAM projects and engaging literacy lessons, plus arts and crafts, music, drama, sports, swimming, and field trips. This year’s theme is Legends, Heroes, and Heroines. Camp Henry will operate Monday through Friday from July 1 to August 16. Scholarships available. 


THURSDAY: World Premiere at Abrons 

[GET WELL SOON] you black + bluised is a series of one hour long performative duets about absence and loss. This site-specific work will make use of the architecture, history, and positionally of Abrons Arts Center over the course of three evenings. May 23 to 25 at 7 p.m. Buy individual night tickets here or multi-night performance passes here


THURSDAY: Birthday Party at the Senior Center

Senior Center members are invited to celebrate May birthdays on Thursday! Make sure you pre-register. Also on the schedule this week: a music performance, ceramics class, yoga, movie screenings, and more. View the full May calendar online here. Reminder: the Senior Center will be closed on Sunday 5/26 and Monday 5/27 for Memorial Day.


MONDAY: Girls Basketball at BGR

Open to girls ages 14 to 19, the BGR Ladies Basketball team is a great way to enhance your basketball skills while being a part of a free traveling team. For more information, contact Coach Nikki Johnson at 347.553.3096. Every Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at 888 East 6th Street.

FREE Basketball at BGR & 301

Open gyms at 301 Henry Street on Mondays & Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and at BGR (888 East 6th Street) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for ages 12-15 and from 7:30 to 9 p.m. for ages 16-19. Clinics at BGR on Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. for ages 12-15 and from 7 to 9 p.m. for ages 16-19.


NEXT WEDNESDAY: We Call Upon the Believers in Democracy: The NAACP at 110

In the room where it all began-Henry Street Settlement’s historic dining room-this panel discussion will explore the origin of the NAACP and how the organization has evolved, endured, and raised debate over the past 110 years. May 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 265 Henry Street. RSVP online at

NEXT THURSDAY: Jobs Plus Youth Summit

Join Jobs Plus at their inaugural Youth Summit next week! Youth will receive exclusive resources, information, and even the opportunity to interview with employers on the spot. NYCHA residents can inquire about educational and employment opportunities through Pursuit and Per Scholas’s technology-based trainings. May 30 from 12 to 4 p.m. at Jobs Plus, 24 Avenue D. 

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