News & Events

  • National Night Out

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on August 6, 2014

    Last night, the annual National Night Out Block Party happened right on our doorsteps. Organized by the 7th Police Precinct, there were amusement rides, good food, and an amazing turnout!

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  • Meet our Summer Youth organizers!

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on July 31, 2014

    Meet our Summer Youth organizers! This summer, we hired 20 dynamic youth as interns and ambassadors for the MCC! Check out their profiles HERE

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  • Get Healthy! Banana & Oatmeal Pancakes!

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on July 23, 2014

    Get Healthy Summer Series | Tuesdays 8AM | Our Lobby | FREE Stop by our lobby TUESDAY MORNINGS to meet our Health & Wellness Staff and sample a healthy snack. A great way to start the day! Visit us on Facebook to get the latest!

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  • #MannyFitTip: Modified Push-ups!

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on July 11, 2014

    Personal Trainer, Cassandra German, demonstrates the Manny Fit Tip of the week – Modified Push Ups. This is a great way to strengthen your upper body as it works your chest, shoulders and triceps. Through practice & proper technique, you will build enough strength to do full push ups on the floor. Cassandra shows these […]

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  • CEO Alan van Capelle featured in the Lo-Down

    By Manny Cantor Center | In In The News, Photo Of The Day | on July 11, 2014

    New Ed Alliance President Emphasizes Community featured in The Lo-Down NY, July 8, 2014 The Lo-Down NY sits down with new Educational Alliance president, Alan van Capelle, to discuss his new position and future plans for the Lower East Side community.

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  • Sunset Yoga knows how to #GetOutside

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on July 2, 2014

    Our first sunset yoga class took place outside on our rooftop terrace! We stretched and decompressed with the setting sun and a marvelous view of the Lower East Side. Join us this Thursday night for the next Sunset Yoga class. RSVP here: http://bit.ly/1mLlsAn

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  • Teen Center Show “Don’t Judge Me”

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on June 27, 2014

    Our teens performed their production, “Don’t Judge Me,” last night. The moving piece was an accumulation of their work with drama teacher, Ms. Pettiford, and was entirely youth-written and youth-produced.

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  • EdAlliance Young Professionals Roof Event A Success!

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on June 24, 2014

    Last Thursday Night, our young professionals came out to support our programs with their Up on the Roof Event!

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  • #MannyFitTip: Medicine Ball Squats

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on June 23, 2014

    Personal Trainer: Ricardo Thomas recommends Squats with medicine ball swings to not only engage your core but work your entire lower body and shoulders! To perform this exercise, follow these simple steps: Step 1: position yourself with feet wider than shoulder width apart and toes pointed outwards. Step 2. Go into a deep squat w […]

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  • Feed Me A Story

    By Manny Cantor Center | In In The News, Photo Of The Day | on June 11, 2014

    Three member of the Weinberg Center for Balanced Living are featured in Feed Me A Story.  Learn how to make Mendy’s Cauliflower Latkes or Sheyn Vi Di Levone. Read Diana’s Macaroni with Meatballs & Sausage recipe or take a shot at Ludy’s Pasteles.   Learn more about Feed Me A Story here: http://www.feedmeastory.com/two

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  • Photos: Newsies at the Manny Cantor Center

    By Manny Cantor Center | In In The News | on June 9, 2014

    Photos: Newsies at the Manny Cantor Center featured in The Lo-Down NY, June 9, 2014 Cast members of the Broadway production of Newsies came to the Lower East Side last week to work with kids in local Boys and Girls Club programs. The “Cast Experience” session was held at the Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center. […]

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  • #MannyFitTip: Reverse Crunch

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on June 9, 2014

    Personal Trainer Cassandra German recommends a reverse crunch for your lower abs and lower back. To perform this exercise, follow these steps: Step 1: Lay on your back making sure to keep the lower back flat (your hand should not be able to slip underneath your back ). Toes are up with your heels to […]

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  • The Staff Got Centered! #MannySelfie

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on June 7, 2014

    This week we asked our staff to take #MannySelfies and we got some great responses!! Each person who took a #selfie won one of our BPA-free glass bottles! Take a  this weekend, tag us and YOU could win a bottle too!

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  • Fitness Challenge: The 1 Mile Run

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on June 6, 2014

    This past week’s fitness challenge was the 1 mile run and the 1/2 mile run. We had some excellent contenders but the prize goes to fitness member Ya-Ning, who wins a Manny Cantor Center towel and mesh bag!  New fitness challenge: How many push ups can you do in 1 minute? 

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  • Celebrate Shavuot: The Gift Of Our Story

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Upcoming Events | on June 6, 2014

    Join the Edgies Preschool for story-telling, drama, art & music as we celebrate Shavuot THIS SATURDAY!  Saturday | June 7 | 5 – 6:30pm | FREE  RSVP to EdgiesPA@gmail.com

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  • Photo Booth Fun!

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on June 5, 2014

    The students of the Edgies Preschool got creative this week at their photo booth! How adorable are those masks and mustaches? 

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  • Win A PRIZE! Get Moving This Weekend

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on May 30, 2014

    Whether you’re joining us at DayLife this Sunday or taking a trip upstate, we challenge you to get outside and #GETMOVING this weekend! Share your best weekend pics with us @MannyCantorNYC on Twitter & Instagram and you could WIN A PRIZE!  Learn more: http://mannycantor.org/manny-selfie/ Photo: Seward Park 1931, the Harvest Festival.  

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  • #MANNYFITTIP

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on May 28, 2014

    Want to workout your legs and glutes with one exercise? Personal Trainer Ricardo Thomas recommends a reverse lunge with a back leg lift! It’s great for your quads, calves, glutes, hamstrings, hip flexors, and outer thighs. Step 1: Stand with your feet about 6 inches apart. Step 2: Step back into a reverse lunge with […]

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  • First FREE African Dance Class

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on May 21, 2014

    We had our first LES boogie African Dance class taught by Myna Majors Tuesday night. We had so much fun dancing and shaking to the sound of live drums!  Join us every Tuesday at 6:30PM for these FREE classes. RSVP here.

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  • Ex-Pride Agenda director at home at settlement house

    By Manny Cantor Center | In In The News | on May 20, 2014

    Ex-Pride Agenda director at home at settlement house featured in The Villager, May 15, 2014 It was then, in January 2010, that he stepped down as executive director of the Empire State Pride Agenda, less than two months after the state Senate had decisively rejected its first marriage-equality bill. Van Capelle’s seven-year tenure — which […]

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  • Who’s going to win a fitness center prize?

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on May 16, 2014

    Who’s going to win a Manny Cantor Center prize?! Fitness member Ya-Ning might with 56 squats & 75 squat jumps in 1 minute! Come by to take our fitness challenge of the week and you could win, too!  Join the fitness center TODAY. Call 646-395-4280 or email fitness@mannycantor.org. 

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  • Throw Back Thursday

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on May 15, 2014

    Our in house kitchen is open and cooking up some delicious food! Today we’re remembering the children’s cooking class at The Educational Alliance circa 1910. 

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  • LES Boogie Line Dancing

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on May 15, 2014

    We had our last LES Boogie line dancing class on Tuesday night. We’ve had a great time doing the hustle and grooving with our amazing teacher Bernard Dove.  Next week begins our next series of LES Boogie FREE dance classes: African Dance with live music. Join us every Tuesday night at 6:30pm and Get Moving! 

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  • Happy Mother’s Day at the Weinberg Center

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on May 14, 2014

    The Weinberg Center for Balanced Living celebrated Mother’s Day on Monday with a delicious luncheon in our 6th floor community space.  

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  • Our CEO Got Moving At The Manny Cantor Fitness Center!

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Photo Of The Day | on May 7, 2014

    Our CEO Alan van Capelle working out with one of our personal trainers at the Manny Cantor fitness center.

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  • Arts Watch: What To Do in May

    By Manny Cantor Center | In In The News | on May 7, 2014

    Arts Watch: What To Do in May featured in The Lo Down, May 1, 2014 SAVE THE DATE: Mon. 2 – The Grand Street Cooperatives – A look at the Past, Present and Future at the new Manny Cantor Center: Join The Lo-Down for a lively panel discussion centered around the Grand Street Co-ops. Moderated […]

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  • The State of the Performing Arts on the L.E.S. – a Panel at Manny Cantor featured in The Lo Down, May 1, 2014 Here’s the audio recording from our fascinating panel discussion held at the new Manny Cantor Center on Monday. Our guests included Jay Wegman – artistic director of Abrons Arts Center, Ellie Covan […]

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