RECENT PAST ACTIVITIES (last two years)
*HOLIDAY CRAFTS FAIR - Sunday, December 3, 2017, 10:30AM-4:00PM
185 West End Ave. Community Room
Beautiful craft items were available from many vendors.
*TRIP TO UPPER EAST SIDE COSTCO, Thursday, Oct. 19.
A van provided inexpensive transportation ($2) for residents interested in shopping in this superstore.
*FOOD BAG PROGRAM, summer-fall 2017
Sponsored by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and New York City
Council Member Helen Rosenthal (6th District), extended into November.
A weekly mixed bag of fresh, locally grown produce from NY and PA
farmers was provided for $8/bag.
*CHINATOWN OUTING - Thursday, June 8, 2017
$50 included transportation, a big Chinese lunch, visits to shops and sightseeing.
See photos here.
*BROADWAY STREET FAIR (66th to 72nd streets)
Sunday June 4, 2017
Project Open had a booth, received some income, and contributed
a portion to our neighborhood public library.
*CITY ISLAND EXCURSION, October 13, 2016
We again visited (the first time was in June, 2015) this extraordinary, small-town community
just off the coast of the Bronx.
Lecture by Elodie Ghedin on viruses, including Zika, Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Excursion to Museum of the City of NY, Thursday, June 9, 2016
Special exhibit on the history of the New York Yiddish Theater.
PAPER SHREDDING EVENT - Saturday, May 7, 2016
West End Avenue between 67th and 69th Street, for $10 per shopping cart.
Next time, probably this fall.
*PROJECT OPEN'S 25th ANNIVERSARY PARTY, October 25, 2015
Our gala event was attended by about 200 Lincoln Towers residents and
important political figures. Food was donated by local grocery stores.
July 10, 2013 feature article
on Project Open
Project Open featured in NY Times Real Estate section, Feb. 17, 2013.
NY Times Article
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