New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos


92Y CASA @ Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Providing students with Art, Music projects as part of Children's after school activities.

Asphalt Green
Monday – Friday, 5:30AM-10PM, Saturday – Sunday, 8AM-8PM, 555 E 90th St, New York, NY
Free swim classes for public school kids, free sports leagues for middle school kids, and free fitness classes for seniors. For more information contact: (212) 369-8890.

El Museo del Barrio
Wednesday-Saturday: 11am-6pm, Sunday: 12:00pm-5:00pm, 1230 Fifth Avenue
All public schools in District 5 will receive free visits to El Museo del Barrio. Our free group visits include guided gallery visits, hands-on workshops, storytelling sessions, cultural celebrations, and visits for students with special needs. All visits are offered in English and Spanish. In order to book a visit, schools can visit El Museo’s website and submit the reservation request form.

FRIENDS of the Upper East Historic Districts

Will teach/plans to teach in the following District 5 schools/programs:  4 architecture education programs: Building Fun, Yorkville Immigration, Landmarks & Preservation and our newest offering: Building Fun Basics. Building Fun Basics offers Pre-K/ Kindergarten students the chance to explore architecture through the concepts of color, shape, size and texture. Building Fun is an introduction to the idea that buildings tell us their stories through their materials, use, age and architectural elements. Classroom activities are supplemented with a neighborhood walking tour and art activity.

  • PS 77 1700 Third Avenue approx. 60 students
  • PS 151 421 East 88th Street approx. 100 students
  • PS 158 1458 York Avenue approx. 110 students
  • PS 217 654 Main Street approx. 25 students
  • PS 290 311 East 82nd Street approx. 150 students
  • PS 527 323 East 91st Street approx. 40 students
  • Brearley 610 East 83rd Street 50 students
  • Chapin 100 East End Avenue approx. 60 students
  • Chapin Brownies 100 East End Avenue approx. 30 students
  • The Child School 567 Main Street 55 students
  • Gillen Brewer 410 East 92nd Street 10 students
  • St. Stephen of Hungary 408 East 82nd Street approx. 60 students

Marquis Studios @ Yorkville East Middle School, MS 177M
The Marquis Studios has exciting arts programs for NYC public schools. Watch this 3 minute video highlighting the Marquis Studios programs:

Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
One East 65th Street at Fifth Avenue Entrance on East 65th Street
The Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park City is eager to increase middle and high school group visits from District 5 this academic year, and is offering free admission and transportation to any schools without the means to otherwise visit. Aligned with Common Core State Standards, curriculum-based tours led by trained Gallery Educators, pre- and post-visit curriculum materials, teacher’s guides, and opportunities to hear testimony from a Holocaust survivor are designed to integrate the Museum visit with classroom learning about the Holocaust, World History, Immigration, Cultural Diversity, and subjects related to special exhibitions. Please visit for more information or contact the Museum at 646-437-4304 or