OUR UPCOMING EVENTS

Lower East Side History Month

During the month of May, Manny Cantor Center will be celebrating Lower East Side History Month with a series of events aimed at connecting our present to our past and exploring how our history can inform and inspire our future.

Lower East Side History Month
During the month of May, Manny Cantor Center will be celebrating Lower East Side History Month with a series of events aimed at connecting our present to our past and exploring how our history can inform and inspire our future.
Stay tuned as more events are added!

Oral Histories Walking the New York Public Library
Friday | 5/5 | 1pm | Seward Park Library | FREE

Learn about LES history from those who know it best – librarians from Seward Park. NYPL librarians will share stories of the historical sites of the Lower East Side. To RSVP, call 212-621-0552 or email oralhistory@nypl.org.

Community Stories Chalking
Monday | 5/8 | 3PM | FREE

Help beautify our corner of the Lower East Side with sidewalk chalk drawings in front of Manny Cantor Center. 

Oral Stories Pop-Up Series
Wednesdays | 5/10, 5/17, 5/24 | 10AM-12PM | Weinberg Center | FREE

Tell your story about the Lower East Side. Share memories about your neighborhood, your family, or your childhood.

    • English Wednesday, May 10th, from 10-12
    • Spanish: Wednesday, May 17th from 10-12
    • Cantonese: Wednesday, May 24th from 10-12

RSVP HERE

Meet and Mobilize: Volunteer for the Lower East Side
Sunday | 5/21 | 12-3PM | Manny Cantor Center | 6th Floor  | FREE

This Community Mobilization Meet-Up is an opportunity for Lower East Side residents to come together to brainstorm ideas, work on upcoming projects and discuss issues that are important to them. Local organizations such as the Artists Alliance and Henry Street Settlement will be in attendance to work with participants to turn their values into action.

RSVP HERE

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