Kips Bay Day on May 26

Kips Bay Day last year

The Kips Bay Neighborhood Alliance, the Department of Transportation and Community Board 6 will be celebrating the Kips Bay community with a special celebration all day on Saturday, May 26. All are welcome to come celebrate Kips Bay Day at the Plaza from 10 to 5 p.m.

The plaza is located on the service road, the east side of 2nd Avenue and is closed off to traffic from 30th to 33rd Streets through July 31 for neighbors and local community groups to gather and enjoy the open space.

To celebrate this much-needed public open space there will be live music with the Craig McGorry Jazz Trio, chess games with NYChessKids, a puppet show presented by Repertorio Espanol, belly dancing from Stein Senior Center, pet training from Walter’s Pets, Bike training from Sids Bikes & NYBikes and much, much more. Come out to support the Kips Bay community at this newly opened community gathering space for music, relaxing and fun.

Street closures this weekend

The New York City DOT announced street closures for this upcoming holiday weekend. Sixth Avenue, between 14th Street and 23rd Street, will be closed for the Chelsea Reform Democratic Club Festival from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday. Lexington Avenue between 23rd Street and 34th Street will be closed on Sunday for the Bellevue South Community Association Lexington Avenue Jubilee from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.