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June 2018
Friday, June 22nd at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join NCA historian Mitch Waxman and NCA’s project manager Willis Elkins for walk through the birthplace of Mobil Oil, past the DEP’s largest Wastewater Treatment Plant and to the Kingsland Wildflowers green roof. The tour will also visit NCA’s Living Dock on the way; showcasing restoration efforts adjacent to major industrial operations and in the wake of legacies of pollution and neglect. The tour will end at the 22,000 square foot Kingsland Wildflowers project, with panoramic views of the Newtown…

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Friday, June 22nd at 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
WNYC Transmitter Park, Greenpoint Avenue and East River waterfront
Brooklyn, NY 11222

La Bûche Directed by Danièle Thompson With Sabine Azéma, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Emmanuelle Béart, Claude Rich, Françoise Fabian 1999, Comedy, 1h46, France, Courtesy of Rialto Pictures Will there be “une bûche,” a traditional French dessert, for Christmas dinner? By trying to answer this fundamental question, a family of three sisters with opposite characters, Louba the singer (Azéma), Sonia the bourgeois (Béart), Milla the young rebel (Gainsbourg), and their divorced parents, Yvette (Fabian), newly widowed of her second husband, and Stanislas (Rich),…

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Saturday, June 23rd at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bushwick Inlet Park Community Building, Kent Ave @ N 9th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States

GREENPOINT ORAL HISTORY AND COMMUNITY SCANNING PROJECT AT BUSHWICK INLET PARK: PESTS IN GREENPOINT Join the Greenpoint Oral History and Community Scanning Project at the Bushwick Inlet Park building, 86 Kent Avenue, for a talk with Greening Greenpoint’s Bill Schmidt where he’ll discuss the reign and destruction of the Asian Longhorn Beetle in Greenpoint and the new scourge of our trees, the Emerald Ash Borer FOLLOWING THE TALK WE WILL HOLD A COMMUNITY SCANNING EVENT TO DOCUMENT THE ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY…

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Saturday, June 23rd at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

NYC Parks and Ailey Extension are bringing dance to the people. Join us for a West African Dance workshop (with live drums) with Maguette Camara outdoors in the park. Let us know you’re joining us! RSVP on eventbrite at westafricandancewithailey.eventbrite.com . About Alvin Ailey Extension The Ailey Extension offers real classes for real people to embody the legacy of Mr. Ailey by bringing dance back to the people and making dance accessible to all people. Our instructors are committed to creating a…

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Saturday, June 23rd at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Smiling Hogshead Ranch, 25-30 Skillman Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101 United States

The Salt Tree Project is excited to have been awarded a 2018 Burning Man Global Art Award. As one of only 21 recipients globally, this grant is funding a year-long installation that combines regenerative ecological art, citizen science, and community empowerment. We invite you to join us on Saturday, June 23rd for the first public showing of the installation! This is an opportunity to see the work first-hand, talk with the artists, and explore the Smiling Hogshead Ranch, a unique…

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Saturday, June 23rd at 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Shed Garden, 266 Skillman Avenue
New York, NY 11211 United States

The Red Shed Community Garden is hosting our annual Summer Garden Party & Fundraiser this Saturday, June 23. All are welcome so bring your Friends & Family for Feasting & Fun! We will have grill items and treats, but it is a potluck so please feel free to bring something to share. DJ Tallboy will be spinning vinyl all day Live music: 3pm – The Charlie Waters Trio 4pm – Sunshine Nights 6pm – Switchblade Lullaby Generous donations for the…

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Saturday, June 23rd at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Java Street Community Garden, 59 Java Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Our annual Spring into Summer party is here! Save the date for an afternoon of family friendly garden activities! Bring your favorite dish to share at our community table. We’ll provide light fare and refreshments, arts and crafts, a photo booth and raffle. Hope to see you in the garden!

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Saturday, June 23rd at 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Prospect Park, 95 Prospect Park West Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States

Join Prospect Park Alliance at the most celebrated party of the year! We provide the entertainment and breathtaking setting, while you gather with thousands of friends—new and old—to enjoy an evening under the stars in Prospect Park. Wear your most festive attire, prepare a delicious feast, bring your favorite bottle of wine, and dine and dance under the stars in one of Prospect Park’s most scenic locations. Show off your creativity with a show-stopping topper—a fabulous hat or headpiece of your choosing—as…

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Saturday, June 23rd at 6:00 pm
North Brooklyn Boat Club, 49 Ash Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Come and play the paddlin’ way! Celebrate summer at your community boat club with all the best things: good neighbors, good food, bands on the shipping containers, and sitting by the fire to watch the water go by! All proceeds will benefit NBBC’s community programming on the waterways of New York City. 6 PM till late $5 admission Food, drinks, music, fellowship, and fun 21+ to drink Featuring music by: The Reverse Engineers / Blacktop Daisy / Old Table /…

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Sunday, June 24th at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

STREET TREES IN INDUSTRIAL GREENPOINT NEED YOUR HELP! JOIN US FOR OUR SECOND STEWARDSHIP EVENT IN JUNE WITH OUR PARTNERS AT NEWTOWN CREEK ALLIANCE! We’ll clear, cultivate, and mulch tree beds along Norman Ave. from Kingsland Ave. to Apollo St. from 10 AM-12 PM, followed by refreshments and a tour of Kingsland Wildflowers green roof! MEET UP WILL BE ON THE CORNER OF KINGSLAND AND NORMAN AVE. AT 10 AM

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