This Week In & Around Chelsea: February 27-March 5, 2023


Eviction Prevention 101 / West Side Community Fund Grant Applications Due March 10 / NYS Assembly Member Tony Simone’s Inauguration and Community Celebration / Community Cleanups / The Guides Association of New York City’s Ninth Annual GANYC Apple Awards / The Legacy of Former Colored School No. 4 / The West 400 Block Association’s St. Patrick’s Event: Sunday, March 12, 11am at Clement Clarke Moore Park (10th Ave. & W. 22nd St.) / Apply by March 22 for the Manhattan DA’s High School Summer Internship Program / EVENTS from earlier in the week (listings revised 3/3/2023): Full Board Meeting of Manhattan Community Board 4 / Andra Gabrielle: Trunk Show /  

Eviction Prevention 101: Friday, March 3, 4-5pm via Zoom | New York State Senator Brad Hoylman-Sigal and Mobilization for Justice present this tenants’rights event that begins by acknowledging, “Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers are brought to Housing Court by their landlords,” whether over rent or s. sother issues. This training will cover what to do if your landlord brings you to court, available programs that can assist with rent, and other resources to prevent eviction and stabilize your housing. There will be a Q&A session after the presentation. RSVP for this Zoom meeting at

West Side Community Fund Grant Applications Accepted Through March 10| The West Side Community Fund (WSCF) is a collective of leading West Side-based companies whose grant program supports initiatives delivering much-needed services to those in Chelsea, Hudson Yards, and Hell’s Kitchen. Eligible applicants include neighborhood organizations, block and tenants’ associations, non-profits, city agencies, schools, health clinics, NYCHA projects, police-community programs, religious institutions, homeless facilities, etc. Individuals who deliver services, such as teachers, are also eligible. Apply at The deadline for the current round of grants is Friday, March 10 (recently extended from original Feb. 27 date). Grant recipients will be announced in April.

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