This Week in Chelsea: Week of June 29, 2020

Hudson Guild Presents “The Breathe Project” | This initiative is meant to foster dialogue about how to rectify racial injustice in our society. See the below flyer for details, and send jpeg images, ASAP, to jfurlong@hudsonguild.org.

Down to Earth Farmers Market: Saturdays in Chelsea | It’s one of those sure signs of spring: Down to Earth Farmers Market has returned to Chelsea, Saturdays, 9am-3pm, through December 19, along the sidewalk on the North side of W. 23rd St., east of Ninth Ave.

The Market has altered its shopping guidelines, in accordance with COVID-19 precautions. Click here to read the guidelines, and arrive prepared to browse while maintaining social distance. To visit the website page specific to their Chelsea Market, click here.

Weekly Zoom Sunday Services from Chelsea Community Church | During the current social distancing, Chelsea Community Church is providing a Zoom service every Sunday at noon. The church is nondenominational, and has guest speakers as well as lay-led services that include traditional music. To receive an invitation, you can send an email to info@chelseachurch.org.

Chelsea Community Church is an inclusive, independent, lay-led and non-denominational Christian community. Due to COVID-19 concerns and recommendations, they will not hold in-person services until further notice.  However, the Church is currently holding virtual services via Zoom.  Visit chelseacommunitychurch.org.

Open Streets | New York City is opening  streets to allow for greater social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis, with a plan to expand to a total of 100 miles. Open Streets are available daily, 8am to 8pm (unless otherwise noted) for pedestrians and cyclists to use the roadbed of the street while maintaining social distancing. Opening hours may vary by location due to NYPD staffing. For info on the Open Streets program, click here, and see the below flyer. Designated Chelsea areas include W. 22nd St. btw. Seventh & Eighth Aves., and W. 21st St. btw. Ninth & 10th Aves. For Hiba Sohail’s recent article on this topic, click here.

Committee Meetings of Manhattan Community Board 4 (CB4) | Each CB4 meets monthly, which serve as a prelude to matters discussed, when CB4 holds its full board meeting.  To access the calendar and learn more about CB4, click here.

Tuesday, June 30, 6-7pm: Special Education Town Hall Webinar | Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer hosts this town hall webinar that asks, “What will special education look like this summer and fall?” See the below flyer for more information. Registration for this event is required. To register, click here: http://bit.ly/INCLUDEnycMBPOTownHall.

–Compiled by Scott Stiffler

 

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