June Tilden Events

Dear TIldenites,

Ramdan Kareem and an early Eid Al-Fitr Mubarak to those that celebrate!

Looking forward to a wonderful June with some great events

Tilden Street Fair Sunday June 9th, 2019 11 am-4 pm at 30th and 3rd avenue.

Criminal Justice Reform Talk
Special speaker Janos Dev Marton, State Campaign Manager, ACLU
Co-sponsored with sister clubs GSID/ERDC

When 6/20/2019 7pm
Where: New Church 114 E. 35th St.

Janos Dev Marton works on #SmartJustice which is committed to cutting the US jail and prison population in half, and reducing racial disparities. They seek to center the voices directly impacted leaders in driving legislation, pending prosecutor and parole practices, and influencing elections across the country.

June Tilden Meeting

When: 6/27/2019 7pm
Where: Seafarers International House

Save the Date

NY State Primary June 25, 2019
Tilden Presidential Debate Watch Partys June 25th and 26th! Location info to come.


Ahsia Badi, President


Join Tilden

Local Community Events in our District

Kips Bay Library Free Events for Adults and Kids
Through June at 446 3rd Avenue (at 31st Street). The Kips Bay Library is offering free movie screenings and exercise classes for adults, as well as read-alouds and movies for kids. Click here to view the adult calendar and kids calendar for May as well as the adult calendar and kids calendar for June.

Stuyvesant Park Summer Events 
Through August at 9 Rutherford Place (at 16th Street). Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association is offering jazz, tango, stargazing, and outdoor movies for kids. For more information please visit, www.spnanyc.org or click here.

NYU Langone Public Health Events
NYU Langone is offering a variety of free public health events this month. These events provide screenings, education, and much more. Click here to view NYU Langone’s public health events for the month of May.

Bi-weekly Gardening Club at Stuyvesant Square Park
Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 AM to 12 PM in Stuyvesant Square Park (17th -15th Street at 2nd Avenue) This club meets twice a week to garden in the park. For more information, emailinfo@spnanyc.org.

Exhibition on How Subway Cars Become Artificial Reefs
Now through June 16 at The New York Transit Museum’s gallery space in Grand Central Terminal. At this space, 19 photographs of images of the New York City Subway’s reefing program will be displayed, free of charge. Click here for more details.

Upcoming Voter Registration Deadlines
There is a primary on Tuesday, June 25, and polls will be open from 6 AM to 9 PM that day. However, in order to vote in the June 25 election, there are several deadlines that voters should be aware of:

  • A mailed application to register to vote must be postmarked no later than May 31st, and received by a board of elections no later than June 5th.
  • The application or letter of application by mail for an absentee ballot must be postmarked by June 18th.
  • June 24th is the last day that someone can apply in-person at a board of elections office for an absentee ballot, and it is also the last day that a ballot can be postmarked.
  • June 25th is the last day that a ballot can be delivered in-person to a board of elections (by someone other than the voter).

Jazz Concert at Asser Levy Recreation Center
Friday, May 31 from 6 PM to 7:30 PM at Asser Levy Recreation Center (392 Asser Levy Place). This concert will be with ten-time Grammy nominated artist
Ginetta M. She, who plays pocket trumpet, sings and composes in addition to leading her band. To RSVP, please visit asserjazz.eventbrite.com. To learn more about the concert, please view the event flyer here.

It’s My Park Day at Union Square Park
Saturday, June 1 from 10 AM to 1 PM at Union Square Park. On the park’s center lawn, there will be a celebration of parks, nature, and sustainability. Click on the Eventbrite page for this It’s My Park Day for more details and to register.

Murray Hill Neighborhood Association Street Festival
Saturday, June 1 from 11 AM to 6 PM on the west side of Park Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets. This festival, which will be organized by the Murray Hill Neighborhood Association, will have live entertainment, walking tours of Historic Murray Hill, unique purchases from local vendors, many chances to win quality prizes, a book table, a flea market, an opportunity to learn about neighborhood activities, a bake table, and food vendors. To learn more, view the flyer for the street festival here.

Family Fun Day at St. Vartan Park
Saturday, June 1 from 12 PM to 3 PM at St. Vartan Park. NYC Parks and Council Member Keith Powers will have an afternoon of crafts, games, carnival booths, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an obstacle course, a photo booth, and more. Click here for more information on this Family Fun Day.

Workshop for Growing Your Park Group
Monday, June 3 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Southbridge Towers Community Room at 100 Gold Street. This workshop is intended to help people discover creative and strategic ways to seek out new members for their park groups and help them develop as leaders in the work to help transform park space. Click here to register.

Later Life Planning Workshop: Medicare 
Monday, June 3 from 6 PM to 8 PM  at Weill Cornell Medicine, Belfer Research Building (413 East 69th Street, Room 204). Join Erica Hasuman, HIICAP Outreach Coordinator from the NYC Department for the Aging for a session on Medicare.  To RSVP for each session, or for further information, please click here or call 212-490-9535.

8th Annual NYU Community Health Forum
Wednesday, June 5 from 11 AM to 2 PM at the NYU Kimmel Center, Rosenthal Pavilion at 60 Washington Square South, 10th Floor.  The theme of the forum is “Your Pain Matters – Understanding and Speaking About Chronic Pain.” At the forum, there will be an expo with a variety of health services, followed by a panel discussion on important wellness issues, including chronic pain issues. To learn more about the forum and to RSVP, click here.

Open Houses on East Side Coastal Resiliency Project
Wednesday, June 5 from 4 PM to 8 PM and Thursday, June 6 from 2 PM to 8 PM at Peter Cooper Village (360 First Avenue – Lower Level, the entrance on east side of 1st Avenue at East 21st Street). This is an opportunity to learn about the current plans for flood protection along Manhattan’s Lower East Side, as well as planned park improvements. City agencies will be available to answer questions. Click here to view the flyer in English and Chinese, and here to view the flyer in English and Spanish.

4th Annual FDNY LGBTQ Pride Celebration Block Party 
Thursday, June 6th from 6 PM to 9 PM at Spring Street between Hudson Street and Varick Street. Join The New York City Fire Department at a block party hosted by the fabulous Tym Moss featuring live music, distinguished honorees, DJ and dancing, food and drinks, photo opportunities with FDNY Mascots Siren and Hot Dog, and much more. To learn more about the block party, please view the event flyer here.

Manhattan Gender Equity Summit
Thursday, June 6th from 6 PM to 9 PM at the Department of Records, 31 Chambers Street (between Elk and Centre Street). The Commission on Gender Equity will host a discussion on gender equity and diversity. To learn more about the discussion, please view the event flyer here.

Pickleball Festival at St. Vartan Park
Saturday, June 8th from 8 AM to 5 PM at St. Vartan Park. At the festival, attendees can meet other Pickleball enthusiasts in for a day of competition, open play, clinics, guest speakers, prizes and much more. Pickleball equipment will be provided. To learn more about the festival, please view the event flyer here.

Crackdown on Sexual Harassment: What You Need to Know 
Thursday, June 13th at 6:30 PM at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (entrance at 5th Avenue and East 81st Street). The Women and Families Committee of Manhattan Community Board 8 invites you to a special public forum featuring Cyrus Vance Jr., Dana Sussman, and Rick Rossein. To learn more about the forum, please view the event flyer here.

LGBT Pride Stonewall 50
Monday, June 17 at 6 PM at The Joyce Theater in New York City (175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street). Join the City Council LGBT Caucus in a Celebration of LGBT Pride! To RSVP, email pride2019@council.nyc.gov or call (212) 482-4122. To view the event flyer click here.

Later Life Planning Workshop: Important Documents
Monday, June 17 from 6 PM to 8 PM  at Weill Cornell Medicine, Belfer Research Building (413 East 69th Street, Room 204). Join Ronald Fatoullah, Esq. Ronald Fatoullah and Associates for a session on  Important Documents: Wills, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills and Power of Attorney. To RSVP for each session, or for further information, please click here or call 212-490-9535.

CB6 Senior Resource Fair
On Thursday, June 20th from 3 PM to 7 PM at Baruch College’s Multi-Purpose Room 1-107. CB6 will hold a Senior Resource Fair that offers information on rent assistance, caregiver support, blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes screenings, vision tests, and mental health resources. To RSVP please click here or call 212-319-3750 and click here to view the flyer.

NYU Langone Heart Health Lecture on Air Travel, Cellphones, and Radiation
Thursday, June 20th from 6 PM to 7 PM at the NYU Langone Health Science Building (435 East 30th Street, in SB 1 03 Seminar Room). NYU Langone’s Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease offers free educational events throughout the year through its Heart Health Lecture Series, a patient education initiative that focuses on topics related to helping people take control of their heart health and work toward a healthier future. This lecture will discuss whether there is a health risk with air travel, cellphones, and radiation. Click here to learn more about the Heart Health Lecture Series, and click here to view the flyer for the June lecture.

Is NYC Ready for a Green New Deal?
Thursday, June 20th from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Abrons Arts Center (466 Grand Street). The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board is holding the first in a series of conversations on the implications of the Green New Deal for NYC with a diverse panel of experts. For more information, please click here

“Art Inspired By” Series at Asser Levy Recreation Center
June 21 from 6 PM to 8 PM at Asser Levy Recreation Center (392 Asser Levy Place). On this date, people can create their own masterpieces inspired by work from famous artists. The series will include an overview of the artist and then a workshop. The April 19th event focused on work from Andy Warhol, the May 17 event focused on work from Curtis King, and the June 21 event will focus on work from Frida Kahlo. For more information, click here.

Later Life Planning Workshop: Palliative Care Hospice, and Your Family
Monday, June 24 from 6 PM to 8 PM  at Weill Cornell Medicine, Belfer Research Building (413 East 69th Street, Room 204). Join Ronald Adelman, Co-Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Weill Cornell Medicine for a session on Palliative Care Hospice, and Your Family. To RSVP for each session, or for further information, please clicker here or call 212-490-9535.

Council Member Keith Powers Mobile Office Hours
Thursday, June 27 from 12 PM to 2 PM at Stuyvesant Town Community Center (449 East 14th Street). These mobile office hours are an opportunity for people to sit down with representatives from Council Member Powers’ office to talk about issues you care about and work toward solutions. For any questions on these office hours, contact kpowers@council.nyc.gov.

Free Bike Helmet Fitting with Department of Transportation, Sponsored by Council Member Keith Powers
Saturday, June 29 from 12 PM to 3 PM at the First Avenue Loop, Playground 9 (between 16th and 18th Streets). Attendees will be able to get custom-fitted, free bicycle helmets so that people can stay safe when riding around.

NYC Pride March
Sunday, June 30th at noon (march will start at 26th Street and 5th Avenue). This march, which is a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, is the biggest Pride celebration in the world. For more details, please click here. For a map of the march’s route, please click here.

National Night Out
National Night Out, which is a  a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States, will be held on Tuesday, August 6 from 5 PM to 8 PM. The NYPD 13th Precinct National Night Out will be held at the MS 104 Playground at 20th Street and 2nd Avenue at that date and time (a flyer on the 13th Precinct National Night Out can be found here). More details on the NYPD 17th Precinct National Night Out are still to come.