For the latest about meeting or program event dates, times, and agendas, please contact the sponsoring organization or community board directly.
Celebrating Word No Tobacco Day with Korean Community Services
The Korean Community Services along with the American Cancer Society, Asian Americans for Equality, the Child Center of New York, Chinese American Planning Council, Korean American Association of Queens, Korean American Community Foundation, Korean American Parents Association of Stuyvesant High School, New York City Department of Education, the Queens Smoke Free Partnership, and YWCA will observe World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) on Tuesday, May 31, 7 pm at the YWCA (42-07 Parsons Boulevard Flushing, New York, NY 11355-2158). Speakers will be Council members Peter Koo and Daniel Dromm. Take the 7 train to Flushing Main Street stop. The event will be in mostly Korean with some translation. For more information, please call Christina Choi, Korean Comm. Services, at 212-463-9685.
Manhattan CB3 Land Use, Zoning, Public & Private Housing Committee
Monday, May 2 at 6:30 pm — Rutgers Community Center, Gymnasium – 200 Madison Street (btwn Rutgers & Pike Sts)
Seward Park Project Planning: Continuation of Urban Design Discussion. Specifics to be provided on the CB 3′s website or made available by calling CB 3 office a few days before date of meeting
Brooklyn CB7, Land Use/Landmarks Committee Regular meeting of CB 7′s Land Use/Landmarks Committee
Continued discussion on potential 8th Avenue rezoning
Community Board 7
4201 4th Avenue
Entrance on 43rd Street
Sunset Park, Brooklyn
Monday 5/2 at 6:30 PM
Manhattan CB3 Economic Development Committee
Tuesday, May 3 at 6:30pm — Community Board 3 Office – 59 East 4th Street (btwn 2nd Ave & Bowery)
Presentation: Examining the Potential Impact of Walmart in NYC
Creating a CB 3 template for recommendations to Lower East Side Employment Network
LES BID-planned expansion to Bowery to Clinton from E. Houston to Broome, Forsyth to Clinton between Broome and Grand, Allen to Clinton from Grand to Canal.
Manhattan CB2, NYU WORKING GROUP-PUBLIC SCOPING HEARING for NYU PLAN 2031
Thurs., 5/5 @ 6:30 PM-Grace Church School, 86 Fourth Avenue, Tuttle Hall
The board is seeking community input regarding potential impacts of the proposed NYU expansion in the Washington Square neighborhood, according to the process outlined by the NYC City Environmental Review Act
Where is Chinatown? Narrative Remappings
Saturday May 7, 11-5pm
Reading and Community Oral History Open House
Open City event @ MOCA. Part of the New Museum’s Festival for Ideas for the New City. For more details, go to: http://openthecity.org/?p=2852
Chinatown Working Group Full Meeting
Monday, May 9 at 6pm
@ American Legion, 191-3 Canal Street
Growing Up in New York’s Italian South Village: A Book Talk
When: Wednesday, May 25
6:30 – 8:00 P.M.
Where: Saint Anthony of Padua Church, 155 Sullivan Street (off Houston Street)
Cost: Free, reservations required.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-475-9585 ext. 35, The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP)
Join author Tony Vivolo as he discusses his evocative memoir which captures life in the South Village during the 1950s, when this vibrant neighborhood was filled with close-knit Italian families. The book will be available for purchase and signing.