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Spotlight on the East Village Featuring Ada Calhoun! 6:30pm WED SEP 6

Join us at Ada Calhounā€™s book talk and signing for her two neighborhood inspired novels! Register for the talk and pick up your copies of St. Marks is Dead and Also A Poet at P&T Knitwear 180 Orchard Street!

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Events, News, newsflash, Preservation  —  September 6th, 2023
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An Evening Fundraiser for EVCC 5-8PM SUN JUN 11!

Please join us for an evening at the Trinity Lower East Side Garden and Community Room! Enjoy music, refreshments and light bites from our favorite East Village restaurants and purveyors, meet our new board members, hear about our latest work and share your interests.

Events, News, newsflash  —  May 31st, 2023
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Loisaida Festival 12-5PM SUN MAY 28!

Join EVCC at the 36th Annual Loisaida Festival! Music, food, arts, culture and community! Look for us on Avenue C between 6th & 7th Streets at Booth 10-6!

Events, News, newsflash, Retail Diversity  —  May 27th, 2023
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Dance Parade SAT MAY 20!

The 2023 Dance Parade kicks off at noon from 6th Ave & 17th Street to the grandstand at 4th Avenue and St. Mark’s Place, then steps east on St. Mark’s to Avenue A, arriving in Tompkins Square Park for DanceFest from 3-7pm: aerial performances, free dance lessons and more! See poster for route and be prepared for street closures.

Events, News, newsflash  —  May 19th, 2023
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NYC DOT Car-Free Earth Day! 10AM-3PM SAT APR 22

Walk, bike or take public transportation to the Ave B Open Street (7-9th Streets) for Car-Free Earth Day / LUNGS’ Spring Awakening! with performances from the James Teal Group, workshops from FABnyc, Toy Makers and The Hort! FREE children’s pony rides from the Black Cowboys of Brooklyn!

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Events, News, newsflash, Sustainability  —  April 17th, 2023
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East Side Street Tree Bed Survey Training and Info Session 6:30PM TUE APR 18

Join this volunteer survey effort to help inform City agencies about the conditions of the street trees and tree beds in Council District 2! Register for the info session and join the kickoff on Earth Day!

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Events, News, newsflash, Sustainability  —  April 17th, 2023
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Tompkins Square Park Litter Cleanup 11AM – 1PM SAT APR 1

Join Council Member Rivera & the Sanitation Foundation for a community cleanup! Register for more info, meet at the Greenmarket East 7th Street & Ave A.

Events, News, newsflash, Sustainability  —  March 31st, 2023
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31st Annual Tompkins Square Park Tree Lighting 4 PM SUN DEC 11

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!

Events, Get Local!, News, Retail Diversity  —  December 10th, 2022
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LUNGS 11th ANNUAL HARVEST ARTS FESTIVAL OCT 7-16!

Join Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS) for the Harvest Arts Festival! Enjoy a diverse line up of musical acts, dance, comedy, film, games, and workshops from Oct 7 to Oct 16!

Events, News, newsflash, Sustainability  —  October 7th, 2022