New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos

Past Events

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 has 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.

Smoke Alarm Presentation + FREE Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector Installation

City Council
Virtual
New York, NY 10128
United States

Join me and the New York City Fire Department for a presentation where participants can learn how to prevent home fires and schedule a FREE appointment for smoke and carbon monoxide detector home installation.

RSVP below or by calling 212-860-1950.

Supplies will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

State of the District 2021

City Council
Virtual
New York, NY 10128
United States

You are invited! Please join me for my annual report at my State of the District, which will be held online this year. We will recognize all the work members of our community have done together with my office over the past 7 years and give a preview of what’s in store for 2021.

This event will be hosted on zoom and streamed at Facebook.com/BenKallos/live.

For questions about accessibility, please contact us to request additional accommodations, at least 3 business days before the event.

First Friday + My 40th Birthday

City Council
Virtual
New York, NY 10128
United States

I couldn't imagine a better way to celebrate my 40th birthday than at my office’s monthly First Friday meeting with the neighbors and community members whom I’ve had the pleasure of serving for the last six years. 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

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 has 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.

Virtual Holiday Party

City Council
Virtual
New York, NY 10128
United States

You are invited to join me as we come together virtually to welcome the holiday season with a (non-political) holiday party! Performances and presentations will include:

  • A reunion performance of A Christmas Carol by the New York Classical Theatre
  • The Ghost All Around Us by Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance
  • Seasonal songs by Vocal Ease
  • Dance and song performances by ChaShaMa

You must RSVP by Monday, December 14th to attend.

Emergency Preparedness Go-Bag Giveaway

Ben Kallos City Council District Office
244 E 93rd St
New York, NY 10128
United States

In these times, it is imperative that New York City residents are equipped with proper emergency preparedness tools to use at their disposal should they need them. That's why my office partnered with the City's Department of Emergency Management and a host of local elected officials to distribute Go-Bags.

Residents must have attended the virtual presentation during First Friday on December 4th to be eligible to receive a Go-bag at the distribution on December 10th.

Virtual First Friday

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

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 has 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.

Ribbon-cutting for Blackwell House

Blackwell House
500 Main St.
Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
United States

Join me and the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation as we cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Blackwell House, one of the island’s six historical landmarks. 

Once open, areas of Blackwell House will become home to some of the island’s historical treasures, records, and archives. The first floor will be open to the public during specified days and hours of the week for viewings and tours. We invite the community to share in this socially distanced ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Reusable Bag Giveaway

Fairway
86th Street and 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10128
United States

To discourage the use of single-use plastic bags, we are giving away free reusable bags outside of my district office.

RSVP to reserve your bag. Limited Supplies Available; one per person.

Reusable Bag Giveaway

City Council District Office
244 E 93rd St
New York, NY 10128
United States

To discourage the use of single-use plastic bags, we are giving away free reusable bags outside of my district office.

RSVP to reserve your bag. Limited Supplies Available; one per person.

Free Face Mask & Hand Sanitizer Distribution in Partnership with East 86th St. Neighborhood Association

East 86th St Association
86th St. and 2nd Ave, NE corner
New York, NY 10128
United States

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

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

Weather Permitting.

Virtual First Friday

Virtual Event
244 E 93rd St
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

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 has 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.

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 has 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.

Virtual Senior Health Fair

Virtual Event
244 E 93rd St
New York, NY 10128
United States

Learn about the importance of getting your flu shot, staying safe during a potential second wave, Medicare, home exercise, housing and more at our Virtual Senior Health Fair on Thursday, October 22 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. This event will be hosted in partnership with Assembly Member Dan Quart & Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright.

Voting Information Session

Virtual Event
244 E 93rd St
New York, NY 10128
United States

My office is hosting an information session on vote by mail, early voting, election day and third party lines, in partnership with Attorney General Letitia James, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Borough President Gale Brewer, Senator Liz Krueger, Assembly Member Dan Quart, Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright, Assembly Member Richard Gottfried, Assembly Member Robert Rodriguez, Council Member Diana Ayala, Council Member Keith Powers, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Community Boards 6, 8 and 11 and more.
 
This is a non-partisan event. There will be presentations from Early Vote NY, State Board of Elections and DemocracyNYC.

Free Face Mask & Hand Sanitizer Distribution in Partnership with East 86th St. Neighborhood Association

East 86th St Association
86th St. and 2nd Ave, NE corner
New York, NY 10128
United States

My office has will be distributing FREE face coverings and hand sanitizer for those who need them most 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.

Emergency Preparedness Go-Bag Giveaway

Ben Kallos City Council District Office
244 E 93rd St
New York, NY 10128
United States

With hurricane season well underway, it is imperative that New York City residents are able to equip themselves with proper emergency preparedness tools to use at their disposal should they need them. That's why my office partnered with the City's Department of Emergency Management and a host of local elected officials to distribute Go-Bags.

Residents must have attended the virtual presentation on September 14th to be eligible to receive a Go-bag at the distributions on September 15th and 21st.

Emergency Preparedness Go-Bag Giveaway

Ben Kallos City Council District Office
244 E 93rd St
New York, NY 10128
United States

With hurricane season well underway, it is imperative that New York City residents are able to equip themselves with proper emergency preparedness tools to use at their disposal should they need them. That's why my office partnered with the City's Department of Emergency Management and a host of local elected officials to distribute Go-Bags.

Residents must have attended the virtual presentation on September 14th to be eligible to receive a Go-bag at the distributions on September 15th and 21st.

Emergency Preparedness Presentation + Go Bag Giveaway (Virtual)

Virtual Event
244 E 93rd St
New York, NY 10128
United States

With hurricane season well underway, it is imperative that New York City residents are able to equip themselves with proper emergency preparedness tools to use at their disposal should they need them. That's why my office partnered with the City's Department of Emergency Management and a host of local elected officials to offer a virtual safety presentation and distribute Go-Bags.

Residents must RSVP and attend the virtual presentation on September 14th from 6 – 7pm to be eligible to receive a Go-bag at the distributions on September 15th and 21st.

Back to School Town Hall

Virtual Event
244 E 93rd St
New York, NY 10128
United States

On Tuesday, September 8th from 6 – 7pm, my office will be hosting a Reopening Schools Virtual Town Hall, geared toward parents, caregivers, students and educators.

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney will be the featured guest speaker and we have also invited the Department of Education to answer your questions on how to guarantee a safe reopening plan.