Tompkins Square Park Cleanup! 10 AM SUN AUG 21

Assembly member Harvey Epstein has organized a park cleanup for Tompkins Square. Meet-up at the corner of 7th Street and Avenue A at 10 AM. All materials will be provided!

Jazz + Rhythm! Live Music and Zumba on Ave B Open Street! 1-5 PM SAT AUG 20

Join us for August’s last Open Arts LES with our collaborators FABnyc and Loisaida Open Streets Community Coalition! Zumba returns at 1PM, and The Kate Cosco / Laura Dreyer Jazz project and experimental Argentinian troop Duo Chuno will provide fabulous musical performances from 2-5pm!

Off for a brief recess, OpenArtsLES returns to Ave B on Sept. 3!

Jazz + Tango Performances on Ave B Open Street! 1-5 PM SAT AUG 13

Got plans for this weekend’s perfect weather? We do! Join us for a FREE Zumba class with the 14th Street Y at 1pm, and then stick around for Jazz and Tango performances by Kimberly Fergie and Los Chantas Tango NYC from 2-5pm as part of OpenArtsLES! FABnyc’s amazing resident artists will also teaching us the magical art of paper marbling!

Citywide Dance Party on Ave B Open Street! 12-5 PM SAT AUG 6

Dance your way down to the Avenue B Open Street! Start the afternoon with Zumba at Noon from our Friends at the 14th Street Y!

Keep the beat alive! Salsa Lessons with instructor Marlon Mills at 1pm! Then groove to musical performances hosted by Open Arts LES from 2-5 pm, featuring salsa band Sonido Costeno and African diasporic tunes by DJ Sabine Blaizin!

All events weather permitting

Performances + Zumba on the Ave B Open Street! 1-5 PM SAT JUL 30

Kiss July goodbye, and hang out with our friends FABnyc and Loisaida Open Streets Community Coalition on the Ave B Open Street between 8th and 9th Street! Kick off the day with Zumba from 14th Street Y at 1pm and keep your body moving with live performances by BombaYo at 2:30 pm and Ukrainian Village Voices and 4:30 pm!

DOT Community Workshop + Family Fun on the Ave B Open Street! 1-5 PM SAT JUL 23

Things are heating up on the Ave B Open Street! Join our friends FABnyc and the Loisaida Open Streets Community Coalition tomorrow from 1-5 pm for a jam packed day featuring Zumba, artmaking workshops, and live performances! Introducing the new Ave B Arts Market, curated by FABnyc, here’s how to learn more and apply!

Also! Share your vision for the Avenue B Open Street with NYC DOT, who will be hosting a community workshop from 1-4pm between 8th and 9th Streets.

LUNGS Produce Pickup is BACK! FRI JUL 22 – Early Fall at 313 E. 8th Street

The LUNGS CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture) is a pay-as-you-go program for gardeners, friends and neighbors who want to enjoy fresh produce without purchasing a seasonal share.

For $12, you’ll get a bagful of fresh and healthy produce! Just sign up and pay one week in advance. You can start or stop anytime; there’s no long-term commitment.

Pickup your produce bag every Friday at Decolores Community Yard (313 E. 8th Street between Aves A & B) from 5 -7 PM. You can find more information (including how to pay) at

Zumba and the LES Community and Culture Day on Ave B Open Street! 1-5 PM SAT JUL 16

Dance your way down to the Ave B Open Street for LES Community & Culture Day, featuring fabulous musical performances, poetry readings, crafting workshops, and tarot readings! All hosted for FREE by our friends at FAB NYC and curated by the Lower East Side Community Cultural Council.

And don’t forget to dance your cares away during a FREE Zumba class at 1PM with the 14th Street Y and their incredible instructors!

Zumba and Live Musical and Dance Performances on Ave B Open Street! 1-5 PM SAT JUL 9

Join us on the Ave B Open Street at 1PM to dance the calories away with Fiorella and our friends from the 14th Street Y! Sign up for the class in-advance to receive notice if the class is moved indoors for weather, or just turn up a few minutes early if all’s fair:

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FAB’s Open Arts LES also returns to the Open Street with musical and dance performances by the Ballet Folkorico Nueva Juventud and the Alon Nechustan Jazz Trio! Come ready to dance away your cares and worries!