Join EVCC at our favorite annual event in Tompkins Square Park! Meet our new @GetLocalEV Instagram campaign and check out our updated GetLocalEV.com map! Festivities continue after the tree lighting, on Ave B between 10th & 11th Streets!
The Circus is Coming to Ave B Open Street on SAT Sept 17!
Come see the circus in Lower East Side this Saturday, Sept 17! Clowns, jugglers, wire walkers, acrobats, aerial acts and more! Join us and FABnyc and to welcome Bindlestiff Flatbed Follies to the Ave B Open Street, sponsored by NYC DOT
Tompkins Square Park Cleanup! 10 AM SUN Sept 11
Join us for a park cleanup at the corner of 7th Street and Avenue A at 10 AM! Sponsored by Assembly Member Harvey Epstein. All materials will be provided.
Jazz + Rhythm! Live Music and Zumba on Ave B Open Street! 1-5 PM SAT SEP 10
Open Arts LES is back on Ave B! Join our collaborators FABnyc and Loisaida Open Streets Community Coalition on Sept 10. Zumba returns at 1PM, and Mari Bel and Vivi Hu will provide fabulous musical performances from 2-5pm.
LES Summer Showdown Basketball Tournament! 10 AM – 6 PM SAT SEP 3 in Tompkins Square Park and on the Ave B Open Street!
Join FABnyc, Loisaida Open Streets Community Coalition and the 9th Precinct Youth Coordination Officers for games, giveaways, arts workshops and more!
New FREE Wednesday evening dance fitness classes on the Ave B Open Street!
FREE fitness in the streets from LOSCC and our friends at the 14th Street Y! All levels welcome!
Ave B and 11th Street
5:30 pm Masala Bhangra with Cloe
6:30 pm Heart & Soul Cardio with Johari
LUNGS Summer Theater Festival! SAT & SUN JUN 11 & 12
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)
Chalk the LES and Dance Parade DanceFest 1 PM SAT MAY 21 on the Ave B Open Street
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
View the Ecological City Pageant and Celebrate LES History Month on the Ave B Open Street! 1 PM SAT MAY 14
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.
NYC DOT Car-Free Earth Day! SAT APR 23 11 AM
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!