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June 2017
June 3 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McCarren Park, Bedford and Lorimer
Brooklyn, 11222 United States

Since 2008, Town Square has been promoting environmental consciousness at the local level through our Greencycle Swaps. We firmly believe that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure!  Join us to to recycle, reuse and reduce!  Drop off your cleaned gently-used & working items, browse the selection & take away your “riches”.  No need to bring anything to take items. Out of consideration for others, we may limit folks to the 1 bag or the number of bags that you’ve brought…

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June 8 at 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Brooklyn Art Library, 28 Frost Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States

Join The Human Impacts Institute in-person in NYC (space is limited) or online from around the world with our livestream on our FB page! Impact Hour: Engagement Beyond the Choir We want to know…How do we get people more effectively involved in complex issues? We’re going to learn…visual storytelling tricks, community organizing, arts and activism links Superpower you will develop….fearlessness to inspire others Special Guests: Artist: Christine Arroyo, Creative Director and MTV Music Video of the Year Award winner Activist:…

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June 14 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bushwick Inlet Park Community Building, Kent Ave @ N 9th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States

Restoration. Education. Activation. FBIP General Meeting with Billion Oyster Project Join us for our next FRIENDS OF BUSHWICK INLET PARK GENERAL MEETING. Find out how you can get involved in planning and activating BIP stewardship! Wednesday June 14th Bushwick Inlet Park Building 86 Kent Ave (@ N9th St) Brooklyn, NY 11249 6:30pm – Meet and Greet- Light snacks provided 7:00 – 8:30pm Program and meeting Special Presentation – Billion Oyster Project in Bushwick Inlet: * BOP and NY Harbor School…

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June 17 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sixth Street Community Center, 638 East 6th Street
New York, 10009 United States

The People Power Planet Party is an outdoor Eco Fest and Block Party. Adults and kids are invited to engage with workshops and interactive art installations, while enjoying live music, dancing and street theater. Relax in a community garden, power a light bulb by riding a bike, learn about NY renewable energy projects, and much more. Free, and open to everyone. For complete schedule, please visit: www.peoplepowerplanetparty.com

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June 17 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greenbelt Nature Center, 700 Rockland Ave
Staten Island, New York 10314

The Greenbelt Nature Center will open its doors, with special activities, nature exploration, and refreshments. This program is sponsored by A Greener NYC. For more information email naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org or call (718)351-3450.

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June 19 - June 25

June 19-25, 2017 is National Pollinator Week! On Tuesday, June 22nd, the National Wildlife Federation and beekeeper and Shark Tank co-host, Daymond John, will be lighting up the Empire State Building yellow and black, like a bee, to call attention to the plight of our pollinators.   Click here to see how you can help pollinators in NYC: www.surveymonkey.com/r/NYCBees View the list of Pollinator Week events happening in NYC here: http://pollinator.org/pollinatorweek/events#New-York To participate in NWF’s Instagram Contest for Pollinators, follow…

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June 23 at 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Transmitter Park, Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY , 11222

Les Films Sur le Vert Reviennent au Point Vert …that is, Films on the Green returns to Greenpoint! Transmitter Park has served as the setting for Films on the Green for the last four seasons, attracting Francophiles and picnic aficionados. The citywide festival, organized annually by the French Consulate, is celebrating its tenth anniversary. This year’s selections are curated by celebrated artists and filmmakers, and Greenpoint will host two of the best — Mauvais Sang and Contempt. When / Which Film: Friday, June 23, 8:30 pm: Mauvais Sang, selected by…

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June 24 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MS 126, 424 Leonard Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Calling all volunteers! Please join MS 126 students and families as they install garden beds, plant vegetables, herbs, & wildflowers, and learn about the solar composter. The garden will become a wonderful addition to the community and a new outdoor classroom for the school. All ages welcome. Tools and gloves will be provided. The entrance to the garden is located on Bayard between Manhattan Ave and Leonard.

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June 24 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 Saturday, June 24th  12pm to 4pm  Location: Where Meeker Avenue dead ends at Newtown Creek (Greenpoint)   NCA is running a series of public workdays at each street-end site. We are looking for volunteers to help us accomplish some simple tasks and short-term goals like trash and debris removal, planting native flora and path making. Gloves, shovels, trash bags and all other needed materials will be provided. Our cleanup will be preceded by a guided tour underneath the new K-Bridge…

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June 25 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East River State Park, 90 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States

Have you held a worm lately? When’s the last time you told a tree you loved it? Now’s your chance! Join the Human Impacts Institute and Laughing Lotus in celebrating PRIDE and the summer solstice with community tree care, sunset yoga and a post-yoga BYO picnic! Come get your hands dirty, help our trees get stronger, and enjoy FREE creative fun. All ages are welcome–kids must be accompanied by an adult. If you have a mat, bring it. We will…

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