Community Activities, Week of Nov. 20, 2014

Photo by Dina Paulson Free and low-cost early childhood education is available at four Hudson Guild locations.

Photo by Dina Paulson
Free and low-cost early childhood education is available at four Hudson Guild locations.


Hudson Guild offers free and low-cost open enrollment to all children born in 2010 and 2011, for their Early Learn, Head Start, and Universal Pre-Kindergarten programs. Aligned with New York State Prekindergarten Learning Standards and the Common Core curriculum, classes are taught by certified teachers and include art, music, dance and yoga activities. A nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack are available for all participating children. At Hudson Guild’s Elliott Center (441 W. 26 St., btw. 9th & 10th Aves.) and the Children’s Center (459 W. 26th St., btw. 9th & 10th Aves.), Clinton Center (410 W. 40th St.. btw. 9th & Dyer Aves.) and the Amsterdam Houses/Amsterdam Addition (206 W. 64th St., at Amsterdam Ave.). For info, or to reserve a spot, call 347-952-1055. Also visit

Hudson Park Library’s November computer class series began with a Nov. 7 session covering Windows 8 basic. On Nov. 21, they’ll cover “Advanced PowerPoint 2010” — and on Nov. 28, the topic is “Saving and Restoring Your Data.” Free. At 1:30 p.m., Fridays, at Hudson Park Library (66 Leroy St., btw. Seventh Ave. South & Hudson St.). To register, call 212-243-6876. A schedule of December computer classes will be announced soon. For info on all programs and activities, visit

Clinton Housing Development Company has rent stabilized studio apartments available on W. 51st & W. 52nd Sts. Applications, available through Nov. 28 at Clinton Housing Development Company (300 W. 46th St., at Eighth Ave.), must be returned to Clinton Housing, postmarked on or before Dec. 12. By early 2015, qualified candidates will be notified, then interviewed. For more info, call 212-967-1644.

On the second Tuesday of every month, Councilmember Corey Johnson’s office will hold a Free Legal Housing Clinic Service. Housing attorneys will be offering legal advice. Individuals will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Johnson’s District Office (224 W. 30th St., Suite 1206, btw. 7th & 8th Aves.). For more info, call 212-564-7757.

CB4 serves Manhattan’s West Side neighborhoods of Chelsea and Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen. Its boundaries are 14th St. on the south, 59th/60th St. on the north, the Hudson River on the west, Sixth Ave. on the east (south of 26th St.) and Eighth Ave. on the east (north of 26th St.). The monthly full board meeting, open to the public, takes place on the first Wednesday of the month. The next meeting is Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m., at Roosevelt Hospital (1000 10th Ave., btw. 58th & 59th Sts.). Call 212-736-4536, visit or email them at [email protected]

—Compiled by Scott Stiffler

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