Events at Henry Street

Check out everything happening at Henry Street the week of November 11, 2019.

THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Open Call for Singers at Abrons Arts Center (Thursday-Sunday)
  • Two Free Parenting Workshops (Monday & Tuesday)
  • ELECTION DAY (Tuesday)

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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 registration@henrystreet.org 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 mlai-nguy@henrystreet.org to learn more and enroll.

9th and 10th Graders: Get Started on Your College Journey with Expanded Horizons

Know a Lower East Side high schooler? Expanded Horizons is recruiting! Rising freshmen and sophomores 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 henrystreet.org/expandedhorizons to get involved.

Voices of Henry Street Chorus
Do you love to sing? We’re looking for people of all ages to join the free Voices of Henry Street chorus! You don’t need to read music or have singing experience to join. You’ll learn all about music, build confidence as a singer, and gain performance experience. Directed by voice instructor Michael Inge; email michaelinge@yahoo.com for more information or to register. Tuesdays through December 17 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street.


FOR EVERYONE


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 infinitemovementnyc@gmail.com. November 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the gym at 301 Henry Street.

THURSDAY: What Time Is It? 

If you’ve ever stopped to admire dancers on the streets of New York, there’s a fair chance they were a part of It’s Showtime NYC, the largest street dance company in New York City celebrating people of color and challenging the criminalization of dance in public space. They’re holding their first-ever on-stage performance at Abrons Arts Center this weekend. Check out this video of one of their previous performances, and click here for tickets. November 14-16 at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street.

SUNDAY: Boyz 4 Life Open Gym 

Youth and adults: build your basketball skills with Boyz 4 Life at a Skills & Drills Open Gym! Ages 17 & under can practice from noon to 3 p.m., and adults can practice from 3 to 6 p.m. November 17 at 301 Henry Street.


FOR PARENTS


NEXT MONDAY: Homework Help Workshop

This workshop will provide concrete examples of how parents can help encourage their children to read at home, along with tools on how to engage cooperation and enthusiasm for learning. November 18 from 2 to 3 p.m. at The Parent Center, 281 East Broadway.RSVP »


FOR YOUTH


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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