Schools & Parks
The Center for Learning and Living, Inc.
P.O. Box 592, NY, NY 10028
CL&L is a non-profit lifelong learning school for people 55+, offering a wide selection of enjoyable and thought-provoking non-credit classes in the daytime on weekdays. Founded in 1994 at Marymount College, CL&L is an independent organization. Classes are held on E. 68 Street.
Our expert all-volunteer faculty comes from the academic world, business, the arts and other fields. Students can take as unlimited classes for one affordable registration fee. They enjoy intellectual stimulation and interaction in a lively, friendly atmosphere. Topics are both timely and timeless – current events and issues, literature and poetry, history, film, music and more. Students design their own curriculum, enrolling in unlimited classes. Classes offered: Tues., Wed. and Thurs. during the day.
Friends of St. Catherine’s Park
First Avenue between 67th & 68th Streets
Friends of St. Catherine’s Park (FSCP) is a volunteer neighborhood organization dedicated to the maintenance and beautification of St. Catherine’s Park. FSCP maintains the park gardens and helps keep the playground in good repair. Examples of FSCP improvements include installation of a sprinkler system, donation of materials and labor for a park tool shed, a rodent control program and more. FSCP also co-sponsors various events for children, such as the biannual It’s My Park Day, summer book readings in conjunction with the 67th Street branch library, summer yoga classes, music event and marionette puppet theater.
New York School of the Arts
315 East 62nd (1st-2nd)
We are a non-profit school and cultural center dedicated to the arts. Our talented instructors nurture a collaborative environment. New and skilled students will benefit from our range of courses. Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and Watercolor. Open: Mon.-Thurs. 9 am – 10 pm; Fri. 9 am – 5 pm; Sat. 10 am – 4 pm.
P.S. 183 Parent Teachers Association
419 East 66th Street (York-1st)
PTA: ext. 2050; Parent Coordinator: ext. 2040
Flea Market Contact: Bobby Detroia, Manager 917-755-5663
P.S. 183 educates more than 550 children in Kindergarten through Grade 5. The PTA supplements and funds many of the school’s programs, including but not limited to classroom libraries, science, music, art, physical education and technology initiatives. It holds fund-raisers, charity drives, educational workshops, and special events for its diverse, international parent community. A principal means of support is an Antiques Flea and Farmers’ Market. The market is open every Saturday from 8 am - 6 pm. Enter from 66th or 67th Streets between York and First Avenues.
PS 267 PTA
East Side Elementary School
213 East 63rd Street (2nd-3rd)
East Side Elementary School, PS 267, was established in 2010 and offers full day Pre-K through 5th grade. Located in a beautiful Italianate 1917 structure, the building was transformed into the first public school in New York City to achieve compliance with the new sustainable design standards mandated by the City Council for all public construction, providing a bright, modern learning environment. In addition to five levels of classrooms and administrative space, our building features large elevators, a cafeteria, rooftop gym/auditorium and outdoor space. The East Side Elementary School PS 267 PTA continues to help support the school’s growth and expand its educational opportunities. Contributions support the school in a variety of ways, including enrichment programs, cultural partnerships, recess program, student materials, equipment, technology and professional development for our teachers throughout the year. Please visit www.ps267.org for more information.
336 East 61st Street (1st-2nd)
Licensed Pre-School and Daycare Center, with winter and spring break “mini” camps. Also Summer Camp with water play. Our emphasis is on Jewish tradition and holidays. Small classes and individualized attention. Experienced, certified English and Hebrew teachers. Arts and crafts, music, body movement, adjacent private playground. Visitors welcome to see the program. Open: Mon.-Fri. 8 am - 6 pm.