Gramercy Park Block Association

Building Community: GPBA Organizes Events 
in the Neighborhood and Trustee-sponsored events in Gramercy Park

The Gramercy Park Block Association helps build community by organizing annual neighborhood and Park events that bring residents of all ages together, such as Palm Sunday Procession, Easter Egg Hunt, GPBA Members Party, Make Music New York, National Night Out Against Crime, World Trade Center Remembrance Ceremony, Fall Event, Menorah Lighting, and Christmas Eve Caroling.

A Few GPBA Neighborhood Events and 
Trustee-sponsored Events in Gramercy Park 
Trustees Sponsor Palm Sunday Procession in Gramercy Park

Once again the Trustees of Gramercy Park welcomed Calvary-St. George's parishioners, led by the Reverend Jacob Smith, into Gramercy Park to gather for their annual Palm Sunday Procession around the Park and into the church
Trustees Sponsor Easter Egg Hunt
in Gramercy Park

Once again the Trustees of Gramercy Park hosted their annual Easter Egg Hunt Day in the park. Families from Gramercy Park Lot Owner Calvary-St. George's joined Gramercy families in organizing their own Easter egg hunts throughout the day.
GPBA holds annual members party 
at National Arts Club

Hundreds of members of the Gramercy Park Block Association celebrated the Gramercy Park community at the organization's annual gala at the National Arts Club last Tuesday evening.
GPBA & Calvary Church Celebrate 
Make Music New York

On Saturday June 21st, the GPBA and Calvary-St. George's Church partnered in hosting Make Music New York, an annual event organized by the parish Music Director Kamel Boutros. 
GPBA Sponsors 13th Precinct 
National Night Out Against Crime

Since a major focus of the GPBA is crime prevention and public safety, each year we sponsor the 13th Precinct's National Night Out.
GPBA Remembers 9/11 at 13th Precinct
World Trade Center Remembrance Ceremony & Breakfast
Police officers of the 13th Precinct and Emergency Service Unit Truck 1, along with members of the community, gathered in front of the precinct's stationhouse on Wednesday to commemorate the twelfth anniversary of the September 11th.
Trustees Sponsor Fall Event
in Gramercy Park

On Friday October 18th, Gramercy Park families attended a Trustee-sponsored Fall Event in the Park. The event was organized by Trustee Arlene Harrison, President of the GPBA, and Kathleen Scupp, Chair of the GPBA Events.
GPBA's Neighbors Helping Neighbors
delivers Thanksgiving dinner

Once again, the GPBA's Neighbors Helping Neighbors volunteers brought Thanksgiving cheer to hundreds of people. GPBA members, many with their young children, joined Rev. Jacob Smith ... 
Trustees Sponsor Menorah Lighting
in Gramercy Park

The Trustees of Gramercy Park sponsored their annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, December 4th. Once again Rabbi Daniel Alder of Brotherhood Synagogue led the singing and blessings.
GPBA Joins Paddy Maguire's Ale House for Annual Toy Drive and Dinner

Every year The Gramercy Park Block Association members join Paddy Maguire's Ale House at 237 Third Avenue at 20th Street for an annual toy drive and dinner. The GPBA's "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" Community Service Committee.. 
GPBA Supports 13th Precinct's
Annual Family Holiday Party

The 13th Precinct recently held their Annual Family Holiday Party at Epiphany Church's Monsignor Farriker Hall on Saturday, December 7th. The event team included Detective Ray Dorrian and Police Officers John Considine and Vinnie Arlotta.
GPBA Supports NYPD Emergency Service Truck #1 Family Holiday Party

NYPD Emergency Service Truck #1's Annual Family Christmas party was held at Epiphany Church Sunday,12/15. The event was a group effort between ESU, Epiphany Church and the GPBA
Trustees Sponsor Christmas Caroling
in Gramercy Park

More than a thousand people gathered in Gramercy Park on Christmas Eve for the annual caroling sponsored by the Trustees of the Park. The caroling was led by Park Trustee Rev. Tom Pike