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August 2017
August 12 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Greene Park, DeKalb Ave & Washington Park
Brooklyn, NY United States

Saturday in the Park with The Brooklyn Hospital Center Community Health Fair. Free Screenings for asthma, blood pressure, BMI, and more. Info on cancer prevention, geriatric care, health insurance and more. Face painting, music, giveaways and fun for all!

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August 12 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
61 Franklin Street Community Garden, 61 Franklin Street
Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 11222 United States

Come experience the magic of medicinal plants as we capture the essence of the garden! We will explore the medicinal plants growing in 61 Franklin Street Garden, move through a plant meditation, and make a hydrosol by distilling the plants we collect from the garden to capture its unique essence. Each participant will leave with a bottle of hydrosol, taking home a piece of the garden with them. JOIN US FOR THIS FREE WORKSHOP!

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August 12 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  Photo courtesy of and copyright Phyllis Featherstone. Tour 8 miles of Brooklyn’s waterfront industry–past and present–from Newtown Creek to Sunset Park. From Newtown Creek through Sunset Park, the 8 miles of Brooklyn shore facing the Harbor’s Upper Bay were once filled with manufacturing, shipping, and commerce. Though apartment towers and landscaped parks now capture attention, Brooklyn still retains active trade and maritime business. Join Working Harbor Committee for a tour of Brooklyn waterfront industry, past and present. Highlights include Brooklyn…

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August 13 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McGolrick Park, Corner of Driggs Ave. & Russell St.
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Hang out on Sunday, August 13, at 10am for activities with Science Baby and Urban Park Rangers, and music by Mil’s Trills! Free and open to all!

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August 15 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Munchmore’s Bar & Venue, 2 Havemeyer St
Brooklyn, NY, 11211 United States

Do you want to get involved with a North Brooklyn neighborhood group? Do you care about environmental issues? Join us for a drink! The presentations are purposefully short so that you’ll have plenty of time to grab a drink and talk directly with the experts and your neighbors. NAG’s environmental happy hour is the third Tuesday of every even month and is hosted by NAG’s former environmental community organizer (and national plastic bag policy expert, founder of plasticbaglaws.org) Jennie Reilly Romer. This…

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August 15 at 8:00 pm
McGolrick Park, Corner of Driggs Ave. & Russell St.
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

August in McGolrick presents a family movie night with Ghostbusters and popcorn! *Tuesday, August 15 at 8pm* on the Monitor lawn

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August 16 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Open House New York invites you to take a cruise along Newtown Creek, the 3.5-mile tributary that separates Brooklyn and Queens, to explore the outsized role that this historic waterway plays in New York’s waste system. The neighborhoods surrounding Newtown Creek are home to nineteen waste transfer stations, the buildings where garbage is collected and aggregated before being sent to its final destination. This is the densest collection of these facilities anywhere in the city and collectively, the waste transfer…

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August 17 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
211 Ainslie Street Center, 211 Ainslie Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States

You’re invited to the 211 Ainslie St. Block Party on 8/17! Help us celebrate our victory with the community leaders who made it possible!

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August 17 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thrift Store Row – Gramercy, 157 e 23rd st
new york, NY 10010 United States

On Thursday, August 17, 2017, join donateNYC in celebrating National Thrift Store Day by shopping second-hand, first! To celebrate, donateNYC will be partnering with Housing Works, Goodwill and Salvation Army for a shopping event with a special discount at their respective Gramercy locations from 5-8pm. To join the festivities, you must complete these simple steps: Register here Download the donateNYC app for Android or iPhone Show the app at the door to receive a wristband for 25% off Shop til you drop! Snacks and refreshments will also be provided at…

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August 17 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LMHQ, 150 Broadway
New York, NY United States

Join us for a conversation with Jorge Otero-Pailos, Director and Professor of Historic Preservation at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, to explore how cultures transition from one historical period into the next, and the objects that they use to remember, to celebrate, and to come together. Otero-Pailos is an artist and architect who works at the intersection of art, architecture, and preservation. His work has been commissioned and exhibited by major museums, foundations, and biennials, notably…

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