New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos

Past Events

First Friday In-Person

Ruppert Park
1741 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10128
United States

First Friday remains one of my favorite parts of my job representing you as your Council Member. Join me next month for the first time since the pandemic in-person at Ruppert Park starting at 8 am on Friday, October 1st for a conversation with friends and neighbors. If rain is forecast for the morning we will host over Zoom.

You must RSVP to participate.
Please submit questions with RSVP or by email to Questions@benkallos.com

Tango Fridays at Sutton Place Park

Sutton Place Park
East 56th Street & Sutton Place
New York, NY 10022
United States

Join me and NYC Parks next month for three Fridays of free tango lessons and live music in the park. Put on your dancing shoes and learn with Strictly Tango NYC Dance School. Come with your partner, your friends or come by yourself and find a new dancing partner!

Tango Fridays at Sutton Place Park

Sutton Place Park
East 56th Street & Sutton Place
New York, NY 10022
United States

Join me and NYC Parks next month for three Fridays of free tango lessons and live music in the park. Put on your dancing shoes and learn with Strictly Tango NYC Dance School. Come with your partner, your friends or come by yourself and find a new dancing partner!

Skate Night

Stanley Isaacs Playground
East 96th Street & 1st Ave
New York, NY 10128
United States

Join me and NYC Parks for a fun skate night at Stanley Isaacs Playground, co-sponsored by the Holmes Isaacs Coalition.

Dance and enjoy an outdoor roller skating night with a live DJ, jumbo games and much more! 

 

 

 

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker at Samuel Seabury Playground

Samuel Seabury Playground
East 96th Street & Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10128
United States

Join us for a free Family Movie Night at Samuel Seabury Playground, sponsored by my office, NYC Parks, Assembly Member Dan Quart, Council Member Keith Powers, Carnegie Hill Neighbors, Metropolitan Hospital and Lexington Houses. Bring your family (and a blanket) to our screening of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!

Tango Fridays at Sutton Place Park

Sutton Place Park
East 56th Street & Sutton Place
New York, NY 10022
United States

Join me and NYC Parks next month for three Fridays of free tango lessons and live music in the park. Put on your dancing shoes and learn with Strictly Tango NYC Dance School. Come with your partner, your friends or come by yourself and find a new dancing partner!

First Friday In-Person

Ruppert Park
1741 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10128
United States

First Friday remains one of my favorite parts of my job representing you as your Council Member. Join me next month for the first time since the pandemic in-person at Ruppert Park starting at 8 am on Friday, September 3rd for a conversation with friends and neighbors. If rain is forecast for the morning we will host over Zoom.

You must RSVP to participate.
Please submit questions with RSVP or by email to Questions@benkallos.com

Children’s Backpack Giveaway

Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center
415 East 93rd Street
Courtyard
New York, NY 10128
United States

In partnership with my office and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, the Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center is giving away free backpacks loaded with school supplies. Backpacks will be given on a ​​first-come, first-served basis.

Mammogram Van 2021

Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center
415 East 93rd Street
Courtyard
New York, NY 10128
United States

Do you need a Mammogram? The American Italian Cancer Foundation and my office have made getting one available at no cost to you.

Fresh Foodbox

District Office of Council Member Ben Kallos
244 East 93rd Street
New York, NY 10128
United States

Through the partnership with my office, GrowNYC’s Fresh Food Box program has been providing affordable, healthy food since 2016. We are happy to announce that Fresh Food Box will be returning to District 5 for the 2021 season starting August 5th through December 21st, every Thursday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm outside of my district office!

To purchase a Fresh Food Box, complete the registration form, then come to the site in person to sign up and pay for the Box at least one week before you’d like to pick it up. For more information, or if you have any questions, visit grownyc.org/foodbox/district5

Free Bike Helmet Fitting & Give Away

Office of Council Member Ben Kallos
East End Ave. & 84th Street
New York, NY 10028
United States

Department of Transportation and my office will give away free bike helmets while supplies last for all ages. You must be present to get a helmet and you must learn how to properly fit and wear it before you receive it.

 

Adults over age 18 receiving a helmet must sign an online waiver. Please scan the QR code or sign the waiver online (https://bit.ly/32TBCqP) to register.

Masks are required during the entire fitting. All CDC social distancing protocols will be followed. Helmets will be distributed following all social distancing protocols and only given to those present while supplies last.

Free Face Mask Distribution in Partnership with Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center

Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center
415 East 93rd Street
Courtyard
New York, NY 10128
United States

My office will be distributing FREE face coverings and hand sanitizer for those who need them through our community partners. 

Limited Supplies Available. One Per Person. First Come First Served.

Weather Permitting.

Shred-A-Thon

92nd Street Greenmarket
1st Ave between 92nd St &, E 93rd St.
New York, NY 10128
United States

All those yellowing, moldy docs of yours? Tax forms? Checks? Get ‘em industrial-grade shredded for free at the Shred-A-Thon.

Info Session for Affordable Homeownership Opportunity at 1402 York Ave

City Council
Virtual
New York, NY 10128
United States

Ten newly constructed cooperative apartment units at 1402 York Avenue will be offered to eligible buyers that qualify as low-income households at 63% AMI, with estimated sales prices ranging from $43,488 to $60,165.

At 6pm on Wednesday, June 16th, I am joining the Housing Partnership for an information session to educate the public on how to apply in time for the deadline on June 29th, 2021.

Free Face Mask Distribution in Partnership with Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center & NYC Committee for Ranked Choice Voting

Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center
415 East 93rd Street
Courtyard
New York, NY 10128
United States

My office has will be distributing FREE masks, sanitizer, reusable bags and materials on ranked choice voting for those who need them through our community partners. 

Limited Supplies Available. One Per Person. First Come First Served.

Weather Permitting.

First Friday Online

City Council
Virtual
New York, NY 10128
United States

First Friday remains one of my favorite parts of my job as your Council Member. Though a virtual conversation is still the safest way to host group events, I want to listen to and address your concerns as we work together for a better city.

You must RSVP to participate by Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent by email. 

If you do not receive the link by an hour before the event, check your spam.

Questions should be submitted with RSVP or by email to questions@benkallos.com