Helping Parents Make Better Decisions
Enter now to win a FREE visit to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

14th Street Y Teams Up With Educational Alliance to Provide Family Pride Events

14th Street Y Teams Up With Educational Alliance to Provide Family Pride Events

This June, New York City is hosting WorldPride, and 14th Street Y is celebrating with quality events.

June marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a monumental fight for LGBTQ rights in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. In honor of this event and the change it brought about, WorldPride, a six-weeklong celebration of the LGBTQ community, is being held in New York City. In honor of the Pride this year, the 14th Street Y is working with Education Alliance to present a series of events titled Live Free, Love Fierce spanning May 31-June 30.

As part of the series 14th Street Y is putting on a Family Fun Day on the 14Y rooftop on June 15 from 3-6pm. The event includes face painting, arts and crafts, snacks and refreshments, and a special youth Pride march! The event is free for children, but there is a recommended $10 donation.

The series also features a Storytelling Worship with The Moth’s Community Program. Participants can hear stories, find inspiration, and give and receive feedback on their works. The workshop is on June 10, from 6-9pm. Interested parties should register by emailing

The series culminates with participating in the Pride March on June 30. Education Alliance will be helping out, providing support, and celebrating alongside the rest of the city. Families are encouraged to join in the festivities as well and march in celebration of the community.

The 14th Street Y is located at 344 E. 14 St., East Village. Its hours are Monday-Friday, 6am-10pm; Saturday-Sunday, 7am-9pm. For more information visit or call 212-780-0800.

Want more content like this? Great Family Activities Sent To You!

More Family Activities Articles:

Things to Do with Kids in NYC this Weekend

Enjoy these fun things to do with your kids in New York City this weekend. Start planning your weekend now with our editorially curated list of happen...

Latest News:

NYC Bike Rentals for Families

Here are the best nyc bike rentals for families in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and Staten Island.

Family Activities:

ONLINE The Paper Bag Players: Virtual Performance

The Jewish Museum Apr. 23, 2021

See The Paper Bag Players present Out And About And Together Again, a virtual show conceived for ...

Have a Laugh:

Best Memes of the Week for Parents

Here are the funniest parenting memes from Instagram, Facebook, and Reddit this week.
Anja Webb

Author: Anja Webb, a recent graduate of New York University, is an assistant editor at NYMetroParents. She can usually be found doing yoga, eating acai bowls, and playing excessive amounts of Xbox. See More

Featured Listings:

Pip's Island: The Lighthouse Rescue

Pip's Island: The Lighthouse Rescue

New York, NY Pip’s Island returns to New York City with public previews starting on March 11, 2019 and officially reopens on March 21, 2019, establishing a permane...

New York, NY has been created for intellectually curious people who want a single resource to discover activities that pique their interests.

SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery

SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery

SeaGlass Carousel is a new one-of-a-kind, permanent cultural attraction featuring a monumental nautilus shell with 30 grand luminescent fish. SeaGlass...

Children's Museum of Manhattan (The)

Children's Museum of Manhattan (The)

New York, NY For more than thirty years CMOM has been a destination and resource where families of all backgrounds come to learn, play and grow together. At CMOM, ...