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
Check out everything happening at Henry Street the week of March 18, 2019
NEW THIS WEEK:
- Rally for Early Childhood Education Salary Parity (Wednesday 3/20)
- Best of LES Dance Showcase auditions (Saturday 3/23)
Legal Services NY at Henry Street Settlement provides free legal consultations for the community. Areas of focus include employment law, housing law, small business law, benefits law, immigration law (deportation only), family law, and consumer law. Call 212.471.2400 to schedule a screening and enroll.
Summer will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to register for the best day camps on the Lower East Side!
WEDNESDAY: Rally for Early Childhood Education Salary Parity
The Department of Education’s most recent Request for Proposals for contracted early childhood education sites fails to correct the pay disparity between teachers, staff, and directors in community-based programs and their counterparts in public schools. Join Henry Street and other settlement houses at a rally for salary parity—meet at 301 Henry Street at 3:30 p.m. on March 20 to travel in a group to the rally at City Hall.
Do you have what it takes to be the best? We’re looking for performers for the Best of LES dance showcase on June 8! Audition in person on Saturday, March 23, or Saturday, April 6, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at 301 Henry Street, or email an audition video to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Open to groups and solo acts of all ages, no registration fee.
This free 10-week business basics course for ages 13 & up will help you concept and develop your business plan, with sessions on marketing, brand awareness, managing finances, legal needs, and more. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Every Saturday from March 23 to June 22 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at 301 Henry Street.
ONGOING AT ABRONS (466 Grand Street)
Free Workshops at The Parent Center, 281 East Broadway
Learn about the materiality of color, tracing origins of colors back to their natural sources. Each student will leave with original works of art and a handmade watercolor set made exclusively from natural pigments. Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m., March 20 to April 17 at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street.
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.
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.