Happening Today: East River Levee Meeting, First Houses Turns 80, Performance Project

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On the Lower East Side today:

–Tonight at 7 p.m., there’s a public meeting on the “draft scope of work” for the environmental review being conducted as part of the East Side Coastal Resiliency Plan. This is an opportunity for you to express concerns about the initiative to create a system of levees along the East River. Bard High School, 525 East Houston St.

–At 9:30 a.m., NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye will gather with local elected officials to celebrate the 80th anniversary of First Houses, the oldest public housing development in the nation. 114 East 3rd St.

–At 6:30 p.m., Community Board 3’s human services & education committee meets to discuss local schools that have been deemed to be “struggling,” including P.S. 15, Henry Street School for International Studies and Marte Valle High School. Community room at “The Lee,” 133 Pitt St.

–The Performance Project at University Settlement and LaneCOArts present: “Dash.” The production “examines the physical manifestation of communication in a fractured time of digital dominance. Choreographer Lane Gifford and sculptor Mark Mennin create a collaborative dance exhibit that explores physical, verbal and expressive pathways towards connection.” $15, 7:30 p.m. Tickets here.

–At Joe’s Pub, the Loser’s Lounge presents the Brill Building Songbook, featuring the music of Carole King, Phil Spector, Burt Bachrach and more. $25, 9:30 p.m. More info here.

–British band Spector plays Mercury Lounge at 9:30 p.m. $15.

–“Brigade Blends: Game Night” is a social mixer for “open minded and nonjudgmental awesome folks” at Black Cat LES, 172 Rivington St. $10, 7 p.m. More info on our Calendar.

–Speaking of our Calendar, you’re welcome to self-submit your Lower East Side events. It’s the best way to make it into this daily listing.