This Week in Chelsea: March 9-15, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 5:30pm-8pm: Women’s History Month celebration at the American Museum of Natural History | Join the office of NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and the American Museum of Natural History in celebrating Women’s History Month. All are welcome. Thurs., March 12 at Cullman Hall of the Universe (200 Central Park West; W. 81st St. btw. CPW/Columbus Ave.). Doors open at 5:3opm, with programming from 6-8pm. To RSVP to this free event, click here or call 212-669-4466. If you need language translation services or other special accommodations, call 212-669-4315. For more info, see the below flyer.

Photo via the NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection

Free Tax Prep | For families with incomes of $64,000 or less or single filers with an income of $45,000 or less, there are more than 150 NYC Free Tax Prep sites in the five boroughs. For more info, go to (use their map interface to find the nearest tax prep center) or call 311. 

Free Fitness Classes | Ryan Chelsea-Clinton is offering free fitness classes for everyone, including Zumba, Low-Impact Cardio, and Dance Cardio. For info, see the below flyer.

March Lent-Themed and April Easter Sunday Activities at St. Peter’s Chelsea | For more info on Lent events, see the below flyer. To visit the St. Peter’s Chelsea website, click here.

Tuesday, March 10, 2-5pm: Senior Citizen/Disabled Rent Increase Exemption Info Session | The Northern Manhattan office of Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer joins with the NYC Department of Finance, to assist seniors and the disabled in applying for property tax exemptions, via the Senior Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE), or the Disabled Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) programs. Tues., March 10, 2-5pm at 431 W. 125th St. Please call 212-532-1609 to RSVP, and to obtain a list of the documents you should bring.

—Listings compiled by Scott Stiffler


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