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A Re-Enactment of Deportation Proceedings Comes to The Cooper Union

An immersive theater experience exploring the process of deportation is coming to the Cooper Union’s Great Hall on Monday, Dec. 9th at 7:00pm. The …

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Drag Queen Story Hour Featured in East Village Arts Festival

As part of the 3rd Annual East Village Arts Festival, the Tompkins Square Library will present Drag Queen Story Hour with Harmonica Sunbeam tomorrow at …

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PS 124 Theater Club’s Young Performers Star in New Documentary

The team behind “Curtain Up,” a new documentary featuring elementary school students in the PS 124 Theater Club, is offering a community preview on …

Photo credit Erik McGregor

Workmen’s Circle Secular Jewish Sunday School Moves to Lower East Side (Sponsored)

Join Workmen’s Circle’s Secular Jewish Sunday School in a new location on the Lower East Side!

Is your family interested in exploring Jewish cultural …

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P.S. 110 Hosts 4th Annual Lower “Eats” Side Festival This Saturday

Our friends at PS 10 are hosting a tasty fundraiser this weekend featuring home-cooked food from more than 20 countries, prepared by the school’s …

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Interested in Serving on Your Community Education Council? Info Session Jan. 31

An information session is coming up for anyone interested in running for a seat on the city’s community education councils. It’s being sponsored by …

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Learn About Lower East Side Schools: Middle School Crawl on Saturday

Coming up on Saturday, Community Education Council 1 (CEC1) is hosting it first annual middle school crawl. …

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Lower Eats Side Festival Happens at P.S. 110 Saturday

Over at P.S. 110, they’re getting ready for a big weekend event: Lower Eats Side! There will be lots of food (family recipes from 25 countries) and music. …

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Free Books For Kids & Teens! Two Events From Grand Street Settlement This Week

Grand Street Settlement will be giving away 16,000 books at two events on the Lower East Side this week. More details here: …

Photo via @KeepSHSAT Twitter.

Council Member Chin Asks Mayor For Meeting on Specialized High School Plan

The other day, we posted statements from local elected officials regarding Mayor de Blasio’s proposed changes in the admissions procedure for the city’s specialized high schools. …

City Council member Margaret Chin (left) and State Assembly member Yuh-Line Niou, with Assembly member harvey Epstein at a tent Lower East Side event.

Local Reps Niou, Chin Weigh In on Mayor’s Specialized High School Proposal

City Council member Margaret Chin (left) and State Assembly member Yuh-Line Niou, with Assembly member Harvey Epstein at a recent Lower East Side event.



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My Little Village Preschool Signs Lease For Space at 383 Grand St.

My Little Village Preschool will be opening this coming summer at 383 Grand St., a space owned by the Seward Park Cooperative. A lease was signed with the co-op last week. …

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Lower East Side Town Hall With Schools Chancellor Fariña Feb. 15

Coming up on Thursday, Feb. 15, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña is coming to the Lower East Side for a Town Hall …

Chancellor Farina and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer visited P.S. 20 Jan. 17, 2018. Photo via P.S. 20's Facebook page.

Schools Chancellor Visits P.S. 20 To Announce Expansion of Dual Language Program

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña came to P.S. 20 on the Lower East Side yesterday to announce an expansion of the city’s pre-kindergarten dual language program. …

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Abrons Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 Performance Season + Special Discount on Classes! (Sponsored)

Let’s be honest; 2017 was a strange year. And as 2018 unfolds before us, we have an opportunity to consider our current realities and commit to action. At Abrons, we make space for artists to contemplate challenging ideas, excavate nuance and envision futures we cannot yet imagine. …