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Fitness at Felicity House

At Felicity House, we offer a wide array of fitness classes that reflect the diverse interests of our community, everything from cardio dance to low impact yoga. Curious to learn more about fitness at Felicity House? Here’s a sampling of some of our instructors: Layla Luciano: Boxing Layla Luciano is…

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Summer at Felicity House

We had a great summer at Felicity House. To celebrate the season of sun, we planned summer-focused activities. In our Circles, which are small social meetings (you can read more about them here), we enjoyed a Mixology demo and made our own zen sand boxes. Our DIY zen gardens were…

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We’re in Vox

In the summer of 2019 Anna North, novelist and senior reporter at Vox visited Felicity House. Anna later shared her experience in her article Inside Felicity House, a New York social club for women with autism. In the article, Anna beautifully captured the voices of our community members: “There is…

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Felicity House Marches in 5th Annual Disability Pride Parade

On Sunday July 14th, New York City hosted its fifth annual Disability Pride Parade, an event to “promote inclusion, awareness, and visibility of people with disabilities, and redefine public perception of disability.” Felicity House’s community members joined the parade, cheering with pom poms and chants, to march from Madison Square…

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Felicity House Hosts Tony- Award Winner, Ali Stroker

On May 20th, Felicity House hosted an Open Door event with Broadway actress, Ali Stroker. Ali performed some of her favorite show tunes and gave an inspirational talk about her career and journey toward success. On June 9th, Ali made history by becoming the first wheelchair user to win a…

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Felicity House Zine

We are excited to share with you our first Felicity House zine (short for magazine or fanzine). The zine was created by our participants to share a glimpse of what our community is like – creative, welcoming and supportive. We would love to know what community means to you too!…

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Visiting Felicity House

“I remember walking around and growing quite emotional the more I saw and heard about the space. It’s such a well-thought out concept with rooms that people can go to in and sit in by themselves – to a more sociable lounge.” – Mahlia Amatina, describing her first time visiting…

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Art at Felicity House

Did you know that Felicity House has an art collection composed completely of female artists? We take great pride in making sure our space is warm and inviting. For this reason, we carefully selected artworks that will reflect a welcoming vibe and inspire creativity among our community. We worked with…

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Felicity House Hosts Performers from The Juilliard School

On December 11th, Felicity House hosted a public concert with a string quartet from The Juilliard School. Playing classics like Bach and Beethoven, the musicians also entertained the audience with some seasonal pieces and music from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The concert was followed with a festive reception full of…

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Felicity House at the United Nations

On April 5th, Felicity House community members had the honor of attending World Autism Awareness Day at the United Nations where our Executive Director, Beth Finkelstein, participated as a panel member. The theme for the conference was “Empowering Women and Girls with Autism.”  This topic came about as a direct…

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