Come and celebrate Open Arts LES PRIDE with FAB NYC on the Ave B Open Street between 8th & 9th Streets! Join Drag Queen Story Hour with Reverend Yolanda at 2pm, celebrate Queer joy with a powerful performance by Isaac Miss Isaac and Friends at 3 pm, and close out the day with the fabulous Chaos Lavender Part II variety show at 4 pm.
LUNGS’ FREE and amazing Summer Theater Festival features Lower East Side artists performing in six plays!
- SAT JUN 11 in 6B Garden (2pm – 7pm)
- SUN JUN 12 in Green Oasis Garden (2pm – 7pm)
Join us on the Ave B Open street at 2 PM to celebrate young artists of color and dance the day away with the amazing DJ Sabine Blazin!
Cleanup day at Tompkins Square Park this Sunday at 1pm with the 74th AD Youth Council & NYC Parks! Materials and tools provided. Please RSVP
LUNGS‘ FREE and amazing Summer Theater Festival will feature Lower East Side artists performing in six plays, this weekend and next!
- SAT JUN 4 & 11 in 6B Garden (2pm – 7pm)
- SUN JUN 5 & 12 in Green Oasis Garden (2pm – 7pm)
Celebrate OPEN GARDEN DAY 2022 at 6BC Botanical Garden‘s Arty Party! Noon – 3pm, for kids (Toddlers – 10 yrs). Create a picture, card, or collage. Materials and refreshments are provided. Event is FREE to all!
Join Loisaida Open Streets Community Coalition and FABnyc on the Ave B Open Street (between 8th & 9th Streets) for FREE craft workshops and interactive theater with Theater of the Oppressed NY. Stick around to enjoy The Agustin Grass Trio‘s live jazz performance.
- 2:30 pm – La Casa Malfada, an interactive street novella by Theater of the Oppressed NY
- 4:00 pm – Live music performed by the Agustin Grass Trio
Chalk the LES with EVCC, FABnyc and local artists to celebrate LES History Month! Share your favorite facts about our neighborhood’s history or collaborate on a group project.
Stay for the Dance Parade DanceFest 2022 takeover of our regular program! Back to the Streets!
- Salsa Class
- Soul Line Dance
- Open Movement with Dance Parade
Earth Celebrations’ spectacular procession celebrates climate solution initiatives throughout our neighborhood’s community gardens, parks and waterfront. The Ecological City Pageant will pass through the Ave B Open Street (between 8th & 9th Streets) at 1pm, to be followed by performances curated by FABnyc.
*PAGEANT RAIN DATE: SUN MAY 15*
Also join us for Chalk the LES with local artists to celebrate LES History Month! Share your favorite facts about our neighborhood’s history or collaborate on a group project (weather permitting).
Catch great FREE workshops and performances on the Ave B Open Street every Saturday afternoon (weather permitting), thanks to our friends at FABnyc! Here’s what’s coming up:
- Street Milonga with IATI at 2 PM
- Salsa with Sonido Coseno at 4PM
- Artmaking with Swiss Institute between 2-5 PM.
Walk, bike or take public transportation to the Ave B Open Street (7-10th Streets) for Car-Free Earth Day: LUNGS’ Spring Awakening pop-up garden! Drag Queen Story Hour! performances from Batala NYC, Marching Cobras of NY and Body Stories! workshops from DOT, FABnyc, the Bio Bus, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, and Materials for the Arts! seed giveaways from The Hort! children’s pony rides from the Black Cowboys of Brooklyn!