New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos

Past Events

New York Classical Theatre Presents King Lear

Online
New York, NY 10128
United States

King Lear
by William Shakespeare

NY Classical firmly believes that everyone—regardless of social, economic, or educational background—should have the opportunity to enjoy live professional theatre together as a community. In this time of worldwide pandemic—with echoes of the Bubonic Plague which ravaged Shakespeare’s England—we are bringing this dramatic masterpiece directly to you, in your place of shelter.

A Benefit Reading in Support of our 2020 Fully-Staged Production
Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 8pm

Rehearsed and Performed on Zoom
by a cast of seven performers
approximate run time 2 hours

Reservations are FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Suggested Donation: $30 per audience member. Contributions to NY Classical secure paychecks, health insurance, and pension benefits for our professional directors, designers, and actors.

RSVP Required at NYclassical.org/king-lear

Parenting during the Pandemic Town Hall

City Council
Virtual
New York, NY 10128
United States

Join me for the Parenting Through the Pandemic Virtual Town Hall.

My office brought together a team of experts to discuss the concerns that many families everywhere are facing during the pandemic. The panel will feature a social worker to discuss how to better support yourself and your family, an educator who will provide tips for reducing screen time and creating a routine for nursery to middle school, representatives from the Dept. of Education, the United Federation of Teachers and more.

Free Face Covering Distribution in Partnership with Carnegie Hill Neighbors

Carnegie Hill Neighbors
1326 Madison Ave
Garden Level
New York, NY 10128
United States

My office has will be distributing FREE face coverings for those who need them most through our community partners. Please be sure to RSVP to reserve your covering and skip the line.

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

Weather Permitting, RSVP for Rain Date.

 

Free Face Covering Distribution in Partnership with East 72nd Street Neighborhood Association

72nd and First Avenue on the South East Corner
New York , NY 10021
United States

My office has will be distributing FREE face coverings for those who need them most through our community partners. Please be sure to RSVP to reserve your covering and skip the line.

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

Weather Permitting, RSVP for Rain Date.

Free Face Covering Distribution in Partnership with Carter Burden Network Leonard Covello Senior Center

Carter Burden Network Leonard Covello Senior Center
312 East 109th Street
New York, NY 10029
United States

My office has will be distributing FREE face coverings for those who need them most through our community partners. Please be sure to RSVP to reserve your covering and skip the line.

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

Weather Permitting, RSVP for Rain Date.

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. While we all must continue to do our part by staying home, I want to listen to and address your concerns as we work together for a better city.

We will be able to host up to 100 participants.
Due to the limited number, you must RSVP to participate. Questions must be submitted with RSVP or by email to questions@benkallos.com

Pandemic Tenants' Rights Virtual Town Hall

City Council
Virtual
New York, NY 10128
United States

Learn about pandemic eviction protections, tenants' rights, exemptions from rent increases for seniors and the disabled how you can flight rent increases on stabilized apartments, win rent freeze, and get you questions answered by attorneys.

 

RSVP REQUIRED at 212-860-1950  Questions@BenKallos.com. The meeting will be hosted on Zoom and streamed publicly on Facebook.com/BenKallos/live

Free Face Covering Distribution in Partnership with East 79th Street Neighborhood Association and CERT Division 3

John Jay Park
East 77th Street and Cherokee Place
New York , NY 10075
United States

My office has will be distributing FREE face coverings for those who need them most through our community partners. Please be sure to RSVP to reserve your covering and skip the line.

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

Weather Permitting, RSVP for Rain Date.

Free Face Covering Distribution in Partnership with East 86th Street Neighborhood Association

East 86th Street and Lexington Avenue
East of the South East Corner
New York , NY 10028
United States

My office has will be distributing FREE face coverings for those who need them most through our community partners. Please be sure to RSVP to reserve your covering and skip the line.

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

Weather Permitting, RSVP for Rain Date.

Free Face Mask Distribution in East Harlem

Lexington Houses
1536 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10029
United States

My office will be distributing FREE face coverings for those who need them most. Face coverings are available for essential workers and residents who need them to stay safe. Please be sure to RSVP to reserve your covering and skip the line.

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

Weather Permitting, RSVP for Rain Date.

Free Face Mask Distribution with Carnegie Hill Neighbors

Carnegie Hill Neighbors
1326 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10128
United States

My office will be distributing FREE face coverings for those who need them most. Face coverings are available for essential workers and residents who need them to stay safe. Please be sure to RSVP to reserve your covering and skip the line.

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

Weather Permitting, RSVP for Rain Date.

Free Face Mask Distribution on Roosevelt Island

Foodtown
686 Main Street
Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
United States

My office will be distributing FREE face coverings for those who need them most. Face coverings are available for essential workers and residents who need them to stay safe. Please be sure to RSVP to reserve your covering and skip the line.

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

Weather Permitting, RSVP for Rain Date.

Jazz Concert at Sutton Place Park

Sutton Place Park
East 57th Street & Sutton Place
New York, NY 10022
United States

(In accordance with the Governor's NY Pause mandate and to impede the spread of coronavirus, this event is canceled.)

Jazz Concert at Ruppert Park: Performer to be announced

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Ben Kallos for a free afternoon of jazz in the park. 

 

Family Day at John Jay Park

John Jay Park
Cherokee Place & East 77th Street
New York, NY 10075
United States

(In accordance with the Governor's NY Pause mandate and to impede the spread of coronavirus, this event is canceled.)

Join NYC Parks and Council Member Ben Kallos in a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an obstacle course, carnival booths, sports, a photo booth, and more! Come ready to have a great time!

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility.

Free Bike Helmets at Carl Schurz

Carl Schurz Park
East 86th Street & East End Ave
New York, NY 10028
United States

(In accordance with the Governor's NY Pause mandate and to impede the spread of coronavirus, this event is canceled.)

The Dept. of Transportation will provide free Vision Zero bike helmets, fittings and distribution while supplies last. Helmets are available for all ages.

First Friday Online

Zoom Video and Tele-Conference
New York, NY 10128
United States

First Friday is still one of my favorite parts of my job as your Council Member. I still would like to talk to my constituency and hear their concerns. This coming First Friday, we will be moving our monthly morning meeting to a web video and tele-conference using Zoom. I hope you can join me as we try this for the first time. There will likely be hiccups with the technology and you might even overhear my daughter bossing me around.

We will be able to host up to 100 participants.
Due to the limited number,
you must RSVP to participate. Questions must be submitted with RSVP or by email to questions@benkallos.com


Teleconference: RSVP to receive the number and access code.
Video Conference: RSVP for your URL, create a free account at Zoom.us.
Facebook Live: Skip the RSVP and watch the stream.

First Friday will run from 8:00AM to 10:00AM
Connection opens at 8AM. Teleconference and video will go live at 8:15AM.
Technical support available at 212-860-1950 starting at 8AM if you have any difficulty connecting.