News & Updates | Manny Cantor Center - NYC Community Center
Memorial Day Hours: Most MCC programs will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. MCC Fitness will be running on a limited schedule of 9 am - 3 pm. There will be no Group Exercise Classes this day.

MCC News & Updates

How You Can Benefit from an Adult Painting Class

Believe it or not, you don’t need to be an art prodigy to enjoy painting and the benefits that come with creating art. From improving your mental health to sparking your creativity and enriching your social life, signing up for an adult art class can offer some invaluable benefits. Here…...

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AAPI Heritage Month: Things to Do With Kids in NYC

Did you know that NYC is home to the second-highest population of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States? Much of the city’s vibrant art, food, and culture can be attributed to the AAPI community, which is why May — AAPI Heritage Month — is a perfect…...

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What is MCC?

Check out our NYC community center on the Lower East Side! Manny Cantor Center is a community center for all in the Lower East Side. Offering exciting events, award-winning programs, and critical services for people of any age, the Manny Cantor Center is a hub of education, health and fitness,…...

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Meet Our New Fitness Center Director: Brian Weiss

At MCC Fitness, we are a team. We encourage members to be their best selves by working out with us in ways that are unique, fun, exciting, and collaborative. We see fitness as a cycle of challenges and breakthroughs and we support, nurture, and enable our members’ progress and our…...

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“We are the Ones”: A Poem Written by MCC Leadership Team

The MCC leadership team meets weekly each Monday to plan, strategize, and discuss MCC’s mission and vision. This week, Senior Director of Older Adult Programs, Xiomara Maldonado led the group in a collective creative writing exercise. Together, we created this poem inspired by our experiences at MCC.   “We are the…...

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