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Summer Series 2019: Back for Another Great Year

The Flatiron Summer Series is free community programming for the neighborhood, by the neighborhood. The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID), in partnership with local businesses, will host eight weeks of free classes, activities, and entertainment on the Flatiron Public Plazas, at the intersection of Broadway, Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street. The series kicks off on Tuesday, June 18th, with programming on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays through August 8th.

2019 Flatiron Summer Series Solstice Event

On Thursday, June 20th, the BID and the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) will construct a vinyl sundial on the North Plaza. Passers-by will be able to mark their shadow to show the passing of time throughout the day.


 

Free Educational and Cultural Classes on Talk Tuesdays

Since 2012, the BID has provided a series of free tech education classes as part of the Summer Series. This year, we will be covering more than just tech. We have speakers from Eataly, Center for Book Arts, Uplift, Pen + Brush, Baruch College, ThoughtMatterVan Alen Institute and General Assembly coming to speak about a variety of different topics. Talk Tuesdays will be a chance to learn something new and interesting all summer long. Classes take place from 6 pm to 7 pm on the Flatiron South Public Plaza.

See Schedule Below:

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - Uplift StudiosFemale Empowerment 101 (All genders welcome!) Learn More and Register

Tuesday, June 25, 2019Pen + Brush: Women's Work: Art & Activism in the 21st Century Learn More and Register

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - Baruch College: Music & Entertainment Marketing & Promotion Learn More and Register

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - Center for Book Arts: Book Arts: Artists, Books and Independent Publishers of NYC Learn More and Register

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - Van Alen Institute: Site City Future Learn More and Register

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - ThoughtMatter: Brands as Landmarks Learn More and Register

Tuesday, July 30, 2019General Assembly: User Design Experience Learn More and Register

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - Eataly: How to Engage the Local Community with a 360 Communications Plan Learn More and Register


 

Flatiron Fitness on Wellness Wednesdays

This summer, the BID continues to provide free fitness classes on the South Plaza. The classes will be held on Wednesdays from June 19th to August 7th from 6 pm to 7 pm. The classes will be taught by instructors from local businesses, including exhale SpaUplift StudiosNew York Health & Racquet Club, Iconoclast, Broadway Bodies, Darma Yoga, DanceBody and bodē NYC

The BID will have a small supply of yoga mats to lend out on a first come first serve basis. We encourage participants to bring their own mats. 

See Schedule Below:

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - exhale SpaBarre + Cardio Learn More and Register | Download Release & Waiver CANCELLED DUE TO WET CONDITIONS ON THE PLAZA 

Wednesday, June 27, 2019 - Uplift Studios: STRENGTH Learn More and Register | Download Release & Waiver

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - bode nyc: HOT HIIT® Learn More and Register | Download Release & Waiver

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - DanceBody: DanceBody Learn More and Register | Download Release & Waiver

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - Dharma Yoga: All Levels Yoga Learn More and Register | Download Release & Waiver

Wednesday, July 24, 2019- Broadway Bodies: All Level Street Jazz 'Womanizer" by Britany Spears Learn More and Register | Download Release & Waiver

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - Iconoclast: "The Transformation" Learn More and Register | Download Release & Waiver

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - New York Health & Racquet Club: Zumba Learn More and Register | Download Release & Waiver


 

Flatiron Fun on Throwback Thursdays 

Each Thursday, the BID provides fun and games all day for the whole family. Starting at 11 am, come by to play one of our awesome games, whether it's giant Connect 4, Jenga or cornhole. Or stop by to take a fun picture in front of the Flatiron Building with one of Fujifilm Wonderphoto Shop's Instax cameras. Every Thursday starting at noon, Fujifilm Wonderphoto Shop, The Center for Book Arts or The Home Depot will be hosting children's workshops. Come by between 12 pm and 2 pm to make something special!

In the evening, performers from various venues around the BID will be out on the North Public Plaza from 6 pm to 7 pm. Venues include The People's Improv Theater, Hill Country Barbecue Market and Hill Country Live, TADA! Youth Theater, The Jazz Gallery & North Coast. Finally, The BID will be continuing Summer Scoops on select Thursdays. Whether it is free gelato from Eataly or free frozen custard from Shake Shack, it is sure to hit the spot on a hot summer day. 

Schedule below:

Thursday, June 20 - Games, WonderPhoto ShopHill Country Barbecue Market and Hill Country Market and Eataly Summer Scoops UPDATE: Free Gelato and Performance canceled due to rai

Thursday, June 27 - Games, The Home Depot and The People's Improv Theater UPDATE: Free Gelato from Eataly rescheduled from 6/20 date

Thursday, July 4 - No Events, Happy  4th of July!

Thursday, July 11 - Games, The Home DepotThe Jazz Gallery and Shake Shack Summer Scoops

Thursday, July 18 - Games, PLAYDAY and TADA! Youth Theater

Thursday, July 25 - Games, The Home DepotThe People's Improv Theater and Shake Shack Summer Scoops

Thursday, August 1 - Games, The Center for Book Arts and North Coast

Thursday, August 8 - Games, The Home DepotNorth Coast and Eataly Summer Scoops

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