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District 6

Gale A. Brewer

Hell's Kitchen, Midtown-Times Square, Upper West Side-Lincoln Square, Upper West Side (Central), Central Park

District Office Open House
Thursday, April 11, 4 – 8 pm 563 Columbus Ave. (@ W. 87th St.)
Please join us for refreshments and surprises!

Earth Day Community Recycling
Sunday, April 21, 10 am–2 pm; Marlene Meyerson JCC 334 Amsterdam (@ W. 76th St.)
Recycle e-waste with the Lower East Side Ecology Center, and recycle unwanted clothing and textiles with Green Tree Textile Recycling (donate gently used spring and summer clothing). More at this link

Jazzmobile Concert
Sunday, April 28, 4–5:30 pm; Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew 263 W. 86th St.
Celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month with performances curated by NYC’s Jazzmobile—the nation’s first nonprofit dedicated to jazz as an art form. General admission; first-come, first-served. Details will soon be at

West Side Sweep-up & Graffiti Removal
Sunday, May 5, 1–4 pm; locations across the 6th District.
Join the Dept. of Sanitation, the UWS Coalition of Block Associations, Goddard Riverside Green Keepers and One Block to help remove graffiti and litter. Meetups from the W. 90’s down to Hell’s Kitchen. Sign up at

Bicycle Helmet Giveaway
Sunday, May 19, 11 am–2:30 pm; Sol Bloom Playground W. 92nd St. between Columbus and Central Park West. I’m hosting the NYC Dept. of Transportation for this bike helmet giveaway for children and adults. Get a helmet properly fitted and increase your bike safety! Learn about bike safety

Older Adult Technology Clinic  
Wednesday, May 29, 1–4 pm; Lincoln Center’s Rubenstein Atrium 61 W. 62nd St. (@ Broadway)
Tech coaches and trainers from OATS and Senior Planet/AARP, and DOROT will provide one-on-one help to answer questions about smartphones, laptops, and email software. Call (212)873-0282 for an appointment window (to reduce wait times).

Mammogram Bus.
Wednesday, 6/12, 9 am–4:30 pm, outside my district office (563 Columbus Ave)
Appointments are now available (at 877-628-9090) for the next visit by the American-Italian Cancer Foundation’s Mammogram Bus. There’s no cost—no co-pays, deductibles are waived, and uninsured patients are welcome—for NYC women between ages 40–79 who haven’t had a mammogram in the last 12 months. Early detection saves lives, and it couldn’t be more convenient. There are limited slots, so plan ahead!

Make Music New York  
Friday, June 21, 4–7 pm; Balsley Park (9th Avenue @ W. 57th St.)
As part of Make Music Day, with hundreds of small concerts citywide, enjoy performers from Symphony Space and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Full schedule at