Free Summer Meals for Children

Here is a program for meals for children available all summer long – some locations are in parks… Good for all parents to know about!

Click for the flyer. NYC Meals

Juneteenth Celebration in the Garden

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas with the news that the war had ended and that all enslaved people were now free. Juneteenth is a commemoration of African-American heritage, and a celebration of […]

Local Spokes Opportunity for Teens this Summer

CALLING ALL TEENS IN THE LOWER EAST SIDE & CHINATOWN!

Would you like to make a community art installation and explore neighborhood bike lanes? Apply to be a part of a six week summer program for high school students.

Schedule: July 9 – August 15, 2013 Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am- 3pm Deadline to Apply is […]

Summer Basketball at University Settlement

Attached are the 3 flyers (and quick details below) for our 3 new basketball program we’re launching this summer.

Saturdays 3-5PM basketball clinics for youth – $60 for 8 weeks Saturdays 2-3PM basketball clinics just for girls age 7-12 – $60 for 8 weeks Thursdays 8-10PM open basketball and games for young men (preferably 18 […]

“Wolfbat Wave & Summer Jam”

Art & Skateboards with artist Dennis McNett – in The Pit @ Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Saturday, June 22nd, 1pm – 6pm

A saturday afternoon of art, skateboards & songs on the Lower East Side.

Guest appearances by skateboarders Andrew Allen, Julien Stanger & Tony Trujillo

Kids 17 and under are invited to “trick out” […]

Daniel Squadron Editorial in the NY Times

Here is a recent editorial by Daniel Squadron. He will be giving a press conference at 12:30 pm on Sunday, 6/2, in Sara D. Roosevelt Park on the south side of Delancey Street.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/25/opinion/can-a-tree-grow-in-brooklyn.html?_r=0

Can a Tree Grow in the Bronx?

By DANIEL L. SQUADRON

LAST week the Central Park Conservancy, the nonprofit group that […]

Another Editorial About Our Parks

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/28/nyregion/reducing-some-city-parks-to-the-status-of-beggars.html?_r=1

Reducing Some City Parks to the Status of Beggars

By MICHAEL POWELL

Steve Hindy, the Brooklyn Brewery baron and a fellow whose love of this city is manifest, serves as board member of the Prospect Park Alliance. He noticed the city was steadily edging away from its financial commitment.

ÔÇťAbout 10 years ago, the […]