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June 2016
Free - $25

Celebrating NYBG: 125 Years

June 1, 2016 @ 12:00 am - February 9, 2017 @ 11:55 pm

Join us for a photographic tribute by Larry Lederman to the Garden’s history and a prologue to its exciting future.

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January 2017

Citizens Committee’s Neighborhood Grant

January 1 @ 8:00 am - January 23 @ 5:00 pm

Through our Neighborhood Grants, Citizens Committee awards micro-grants of up to $3,000 to resident-led groups to work on community and school projects throughout the city. We prioritize groups based in low income neighborhoods and Title I public schools. Application due January 23.

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Free

2017 Master Composter Course Application is OPEN

January 13 @ 8:00 am - February 1 @ 11:00 pm

The Spring 2017 NYC Master Composter Course Application is open! This intensive course covers soil and compost science, compost system designs, management of a community compost project, and much more. The NYC Master Composter Course requires 24 hours of classroom instruction, two fun field trips, and 30 hours of compost-related fieldwork. This class is designed for all levels of compost knowledge from the novice food scrap saver to the experienced community gardener! Application deadline: February 1, 2017 To check for classes…

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Free - $25

Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter

January 13 @ 8:00 am - January 22 @ 5:30 pm
Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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For over 60 million persons in the world today, shelter is defined through constant movement or escape. Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter explores the ways in which contemporary architecture and design have addressed notions of shelter in light of global refugee emergencies. From the strengthening of international borders to the logistics of mobile housing systems, how we understand shelter is ultimately defined through an engagement with security. Refugee camps, once considered temporary settlements, have become sites through which to examine how…

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Free

Central Park, Manhattan Bandshell Area

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Robin Williams Center, 247 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Join us for a lively discussion about the future of regional transit, why Madison Square Garden needs to be moved, how it can happen, and what a new, world-class Penn Station would mean for New York.

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$8 - $12

ANTARCTICA: ICE AND SKY

January 20
Cinema Village, 22 East 12th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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From Oscar-winning director Luc Jacquet (March of the Penguins) comes a stirring portrait of French glaciologist, Claude Lorius, whose groundbreaking research in Antarctica gave us the first clear evidence of man-made global climate change. Film opens on 1/20 at Cinema Village.

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Free

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The New School, John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Building on the strengths of the “teach-in” model, " Not Going Back" is organized around four types of interventions: Historical & Cultural Context/Learning As We Build; Practical Knowledge and Skill-Building; Strategic Advocacy; and Self-care and healing spaces.

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Free

Queens Memory: 50 Years of Integration

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Queens Library at Flushing, 4117 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
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Queens Library in partnership with Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz presents the 50 Years of Integration program series with generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Starr Foundation.

Join a panel of Flushing experts to share stories and memories about Flushing, and engage in discussion about our neighborhood’s past, present, and future.

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Free

Volunteer with TAC and City Harvest

January 28 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
454 West 155th Street
New York, NY 10032 United States
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On January 28th, The Active Citizen is partnering with City Harvest to address hunger in New York City by volunteering at a mobile market. Please sign up to secure your spot and dress appropriately as we will be working outside.

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Free

E-Waste Mobile Craft Session

January 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse, 469 President Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Make a one-of-a-kind e-waste mobile sculpture. By participating in this session, you will have a wide variety of materials at your disposal such as CDs, 45s, take up reels, cords, and other disassembled e-waste. By reusing these materials through creativity, you will simultaneously divert e-waste from the landfill. Space is limited, so please sign-up only if you are sure you are able to attend. Thank you! Sign up for this workshop here.

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