Last Friday, we were invited by Captain Neil Zuber, Commanding Officer of the 20th Precinct, to a meeting at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, along with a small group of other prominent community stakeholders, to discuss upcoming events and best practices and how to strengthen our communication network. We look forward to continuing the excellent working relationship we have with the 20th as we move into the warm weather months. 
NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS
Celebrating 50 Years of New Directors/New Films
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) have announced the 50th anniversary edition of New Directors/New Films (ND/NF). ND/NF will be...
COVID-19 News for New Yorkers
New York has made some exciting and important COVID-19-related announcements this past week. Check out highlights below...
April Specials at Lincoln Square Restaurants
We’re in the middle of the spring season and the weather is getting warmer and sunnier. Many local Lincoln Square restaurants are celebrating spring with delicious...
Earth Day Events and Initiatives for 2021
With Earth Day approaching on Thursday, April 22, there are various events and eco-friendly initiatives happening around the Lincoln Square area to demonstrate...
NYC Recovery Update - April 2021
Multiple recent reports show positive signs for New York City’s recovery. Various metrics indicate that the city’s economic recovery is faring better than predicted and...
WHAT'S HAPPENING
CMS Kids Online:
Playful Pieces 4.18.21

Kaufman Broadway Close Up: Kay Swift 4.19.21

NYPL The Centennial of Alicia Alonso 4.19.21

JALC Virtual Gala
Premiere 4.14.21

Spa at Mandarin Oriental, NY Reopening 4.16.21

Ryan Health & Goddard: Volunteers Needed

Sapphire Cuisines of India Reopening 4.17.21

Tavern on the Green Reopening 4.29.21

The Leopard at des Artistes: Lunch Reopening 4.19.21

"The GREEN" at LC's Josie Robertson Plaza

GOVERNMENT ALERTS
Find a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment
Check out the following websites to try to schedule an appointment: Vax4NYC, TurboVax (back online thanks to a partnership with NYC DoITT)Vaccine Together NYNYC Vaccine Listvaccinefinder.nyc.govNY Health + Hospital Vaccine Scheduler, and the New York State Vaccine Scheduler. And, click here to view a comprehensive list of vaccine resources from Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.

Following guidance from the CDC and FDA, New York has paused its distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. According to the Governor, people who have appointments TODAY to receive the J&J vaccine at a State vaccination site will receive the Pfizer vaccine. You should not cancel your appointment! We have no information on future appointments, but you can call the vaccine hotline at 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829) for more information.  
Upcoming Manhattan Community Board 7 Meetings
Tonight, April 13 at 6:30pm, CB7 is hosting a Transportation Committee meeting. Click here to register. Other CB7 committee meetings that are happening this next week include: Business & Consumer Issues Committee on Wednesday, April 14; Youth, Education & Libraries Committee on Thursday, April 15; and Parks & Environment Committee on Monday, April 19. View CB7’s entire list of upcoming meetings and agendas here.
Take the PPE Market Survey
The City of New York is surveying businesses to understand the supplies they purchase and need to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Complete the survey here.
Remove Standing Water on Your Property to Reduce Mosquitoes
Because mosquitoes breed in water, the New York City Health Department is asking for your cooperation in getting rid of standing water on your property. Article 151.03 of the New York City Health Code requires property owners to remove accumulated water from their property from Thursday, April 1 through Sunday, October 31. Get tips on removing mosquitoes here and click here to view a checklist for getting rid of standing water.
City Cleanup Corps is Hiring
The City Cleanup Corps (NYC CCC) will employ 10,000 New Yorkers for beautification across the city. NYC CCC workers will wipe away graffiti, powerwash sidewalks, create community murals, tend to community gardens, beautify public spaces, and work with community organizations to clean their neighborhoods. Check out available job opportunities here.
Pet Owner Eviction Project
Animal Haven's Pet Owner Eviction Project, in partnership with the Mayor's Office of Animal Welfare and NYC Emergency Management's Animal Planning Task Force, is seeking to connect vulnerable tenants at risk of losing their pets while facing a potential eviction with free and low-cost resources. Learn more here and call 877-204-8821 for the COVID-19 Pet Hotline.