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District 6

Gale A. Brewer

Central Park, Lincoln Square, Upper West Side, Clinton

Events sponsored or cosponsored by my office in the coming weeks:

One more Saturday, 6/10, 11 am – 1 pm, Gertrude Ederle Playground (232 W. 60th St.): Free tango lessons with instructors from Strictly Tango NYC Dance School. Come with your partner, your friends or by yourself and find a new dance partner. RSVP at the link. 

My office and NYC Parks is hosting family-friendly movie screenings; starting at dusk: 

  • Wednesday, 6/14, Dusk (around 7:30 pm), Bennerson Playground (W. 64 St. Bet. Amsterdam Ave. & W. End Ave.): “Space Jam”
  • Friday, 6/23, Dusk (around 7:30 pm), Tecumseh Playground (W. 78 St. and Amsterdam Ave.): “The Woman King”

The last Youth Market at The Urban Assembly School for Green Careers—selling area farm-fresh produce, and also accepting composting—will be Thursday 6/15, 3:30–5:30 pm, at W. 84th St. @ Amsterdam. Proceeds benefit the school. I’m cosponsoring along with Green City Force, Jacob’s Pickles, and The Hort. 

On the first Tuesday of each month—the next is actually the second Tuesday, 6/13—we have a representative from the City Dept. of Finance in my District Office to assist SCRIE/DRIE applicants and renewers. Make an appointment for these one-on-one sessions at (212) 873-0282. On Mondays, from 2–6 pm, you can also drop by to see (or call) our dedicated volunteer assisting with SCRIE/DRIE applications. (Except instead of Memorial Day, she’ll be here tomorrow, Tuesday 5/30 instead). 

Our monthly virtual Housing Clinic in June, Wednesday 6/7, covers “Harassment, construction-as-harassment, and buyouts” with our partners at the Goddard Riverside Law Project and Takeroot Justice. Sign up at the link. 

Tuesday, 6/20, 1 – 4 pm at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium (62nd St. & Broadway): Older Adult Tech Clinic. We’ll again offer one-on-one help with laptops, smart phones, tablets, and basic software. Call my District Office to RSVP for a slot in one of the three hours available: (212) 873-0282. 

I’ll be sponsoring a concert as part of Make Music New York, Wednesday, 6/21, the annual citywide performance festival, time and place TBA. Please save the date!