Events at Henry Street

Check out everything happening at Henry Street the week of October 14, 2019.


  • Free Parenting Workshop (Wednesday, October 16)
  • World premiere of By Association at Abrons (Thursday, October 17, through Saturday, October 19)
  • Seniors Health Fair (Friday, October 18)
  • 2nd Annual Kids Halloween Parade & Party (Sunday, October 20)


Fall Arts Classes at Abrons Arts Center

Registration is open for the best arts classes on the Lower East Side! You can register online or view all classes for youth, teens, and adults here. Tuition is based on a sliding scale. Email with any questions.

Early Childhood Education for 2- to 4-Year-Olds

Why choose Henry Street’s early childhood program? Easy! Small class sizes, dual-language teachers, parent-run events and workshops, STEM projects, and music and art classes from Abrons Arts Center. Contact the team at 212.254.3100 or email Melody Lai-Nguy at to learn more and enroll.

9th-11th Graders: Get Started on Your College Journey with Expanded Horizons

Know a Lower East Side high schooler? Expanded Horizons is recruiting! Rising freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are interested in academic support and college counseling, SAT prep, college trips, leadership and social justice development, and four-year college scholarships should check out to get involved.


WEDNESDAY: Queens Collective Fitness Group

Infinite Movement is holding a 12-week fitness and wellness program for women. Tone your muscles and sweat it out while learning about connections between physical and mental health, being held accountable by a supportive group of peers, developing tools for self-care, and more. For more information, email October 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the gym at 301 Henry Street.

STARTS THURSDAY: World Premiere – By Association at Abrons Arts Center

“Who do we become after rebuilding our psyches again and again?” By Association is a chain curatorial platform for artists to collectively experiment with the practice of associative thinking. Across three nights of song, dance, the romantic comedy genre, and poetic performance, Hazel Katz, Rebecca Nieto, and Ricky (YATTA) address the interior and social worlds of depression and psychosis. Buy tickets here. October 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street.

SUNDAY: Second Annual Kids Halloween Parade & Party

Games, prizes, costume contest, Halloween treats, the NYPD marching band, book giveaways, and more! Click here for a full schedule, and check out last year’s photos here for costume inspiration. October 20—parade starts at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, at 11 a.m., and party is at Basketball City, 299 South Street-Pier 36, from noon to 3 p.m.


FRIDAY: Fall Health Fair

Join Henry Street Settlement Senior Services and Betances Health Center for FREE health screenings, wellness information, giveaways, refreshments, community resources, music, and dancing! Health in Action is open to seniors ages 60 and over. October 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Gouverneur Street between Henry & Madison (Across from Sol Lain Playground).


WEDNESDAY: Toddler Time Workshop

This time is aimed for parents and their toddlers between the ages of 17 months and 3 years old. There will be play time, yoga, music, dance, art activities, and more! October 16 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Parent Center, 281 East Broadway. RSVP »


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 7:30 p.m. at 888 East 6th Street.

FREE Basketball at BGR

Calling all youth: develop your basketball skills at Boys & Girls Republic (888 East 6th Street) every Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m.! Contact Luis Checa for more information.

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