Creating Collective Power: a phototalk with The 4th Street Photo Gallery

Alex Harsley’s reportage style of photography started in 1958 as the first Black photographer for the New York City District Attorney. Mr. Harsley has curated The 4th Street Photo Gallery and The Minority Photographers non-profit since the early 1970s. Join us for a special photography talk about this neighborhood treasure and Alex Harsley’s own work.

Watch the replay of this wonderful program presented on FEB 10, 2021 and co-sponsored by Village Preservation.

Brigid: Goddess and Saint: a little Irish Women’s history with Susan McKeown

Join Grammy award-winning vocalist, songwriter and producer Susan McKeown, to hear the tales behind the Irish wave of immigration, how it was different from other immigrant groups, and how the co-mingling of these groups on the Lower East Side influenced all of their cultures.

Watch the replay of this wonderful program presented on FEB 2, 2021 and co-sponsored by the Lower East Side Preservation Initiative (LESPI).

East Village: Lens on the Lower East Side Book Talk

Join author Marilyn Appelberg and contributing photographers for a lively talk on the Lower East Side Preservation Initiative’s East Village: Lens on the Lower East Side. Watch the replay of this wonderful program presented on DEC 29, 2020 and co-sponsored by LESPI.

Through Jan 4: Arecibo at Tompkins Square Library

The Flint Collective’s latest installation pays tribute to the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, which suffered a catastrophic collapse on December 1. View at 331 E. 10TH ST, 5PM -7PM nightly.

SAT DEC 26 Zumba on the AVE B Open Street! 1-3PM

Join Loisaida Open Streets Community Coalition for a FREE drop-in Zumba Class! Work off those holiday pounds and shed those layers! Sponsored by NYC DOT and produced by Loisaida Open Streets Community Coalition.

World AIDS Day Vigil 6PM SAT DEC 5

Join the Loisaida Open Streets Community Coalition on 9th St & Ave B for speakers, performance and a candlelight vigil honoring World AIDS Day.

Please support EVCC this #GivingTuesday!

We do our best to support our very special neighborhood in every way we can, and have stepped up to serve our community in this challenging time. Please give as generously as you can, and share this widely. Thank you!

Tompkins Square Park Community Cleanup 11 AM SAT OCT 10

Meet at the Field House (9th St btwn Ave A & B). We’ll be there for a few hours, join when you can! Weed, prune, clean up litter. Please bring your own masks & gloves; tools & refreshments will be provided.