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Novem­ber 2014

New York City’s Favorite Train Show: A 23-Year Tra­di­tion

November 15, 2014 @ 8:00 am - January 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
New York Botanical Garden,
200 Kazimiroff Boulevard, Bronx, NY
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Step into an annual tra­di­tion where G-scale model trains zip around land­mark repli­cas in the Haupt Con­ser­va­tory, hum­ming along a quarter-mile of track through a city in minia­ture. Real trains, real land­marks, real fun—only at NYBG!

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Washed Up Trans­form­ing a Trashed Land­scape Ale­jan­dro Duran

November 21, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - February 28, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Hunter College East Harlem Art Gallery,
2180 Third Avenue , New York, NY 10035 United States
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Washed Up is an ongo­ing project by Mexican-born, New York-based artist Ale­jan­dro Durán that addresses the issue of plas­tic pol­lu­tion mak­ing its way across the ocean and onto the shores of Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve.

Come see how this Ale­jan­dro Durán addresses these issues through art!

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MoMA’s Uneven Growth: Tac­ti­cal Urbanisms for Expand­ing Megac­i­ties

November 22, 2014 @ 10:30 am - May 10, 2015 @ 5:30 pm
The Museum of Modern Art,
11 W 53rd St., New York, NY 10019 United States
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In 2030, the world’s pop­u­la­tion will be a stag­ger­ing eight bil­lion peo­ple. Of these, two-thirds will live in cities. Most will be poor. With lim­ited resources, this uneven growth will be one of the great­est chal­lenges faced by soci­eties across the globe.

To engage this inter­na­tional debate, Uneven Growth brings together six inter­dis­ci­pli­nary teams of researchers and prac­ti­tion­ers to exam­ine new archi­tec­tural pos­si­bil­i­ties for six global metropolises.

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Decem­ber 2014

Rid­ing the Waves Exhibit

December 1, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - January 29, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Conference House Park Visitor Center,
200-236 Satterlee St, Staten Island, NY, 10307
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The new Lenape Gallery at Con­fer­ence House Park Vis­i­tor Cen­ter presents Rid­ing the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Mar­itime Nav­i­ga­tion and Communication.

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Dri­ving Change through Nat­ural Cap­i­tal Account­ing

December 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Interface NYC Showroom,
330 5th Ave #12th floor , New York, NY 10001 United States
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More and more firms are adopt­ing nat­ural cap­i­tal account­ing to deliver enhanced insights for risk man­age­ment, sus­tain­able prod­uct strate­gies, and stake­holder com­mu­ni­ca­tions – and finan­cial insti­tu­tions are begin­ning to incor­po­rate nat­ural cap­i­tal met­rics in their own deci­sion making.

Expert speak­ers will explain the con­cepts behind nat­ural cap­i­tal account­ing and share their insights into how nat­ural cap­i­tal account­ing can drive sus­tain­able deci­sion makingand how is it being applied in practice.What types of deci­sions can it inform? And what does it take to get started?

Hear from expert pre­sen­ters on the topic, and join in the discussion!

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Folks, This Ain’t Nor­mal, Joel Salatin on Sus­tain­able Food Sys­tems

December 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bard MBA Classroom,
1150 6th Avenue, Floor 5, New York, NY 10036 United States
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Come learn about sus­tain­able food sys­tems from Joel F. Salatin, an Amer­i­can farmer, lec­turer, and author whose books include Folks, This Ain’t Nor­mal; You Can Farm; and Salad Bar Beef.

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The Gaits: A High Line Sound­walk

December 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
High line,
14th st 10th ave, Manhattan, NY United States
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The Gaits: A High Line Sound­walk is a free, down­load­able smart­phone appli­ca­tion that fea­tures a score of elec­tric gui­tar chords, zen gongs, and more com­posed by Lainie Fef­fer­man, Jascha Narve­son, and Cameron Britt. As par­tic­i­pants walk along the High Line, foot­steps are turned into twin­kling metal­lic sounds, elec­tric gui­tar chords, dul­cimer notes, water splashes, car horns, and applause.

To join the fun, down­load the iPhone or Android appli­ca­tion and arrive promptly at 5:00 PM. The walk begins on street level below the High Line at Gan­sevoort and Wash­ing­ton Streets, moves through the park, and ends at West 30th Street.

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Weekly com­mu­nity com­post­ing in Red Hook, Brook­lyn

December 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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First Fridays
Red Hook Community Farms,
580 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, 11231
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Join Added Value, the Red Hook Com­mu­nity Farm in Brook­lyn to com­post weekly on Fri­days from 9:00am to noon and Sat­ur­days from 10:30am to 1:00pm.

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New York City Freight: From our shores to our stores

December 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Brainery,
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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On Decem­ber 29, 2014, Brook­lyn Brain­ery is pre­sent­ing a class on NYC’s sup­ply chain via freight ship­ping. The course will be taught by Inna Guzen­feld, a plan­ner and urban his­to­rian trained at Pratt Institute.

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Jan­u­ary 20152015

Morn­ing Fit­ness at Fort Tryon Park

January 1, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Fort Tryon Park Heather Garden,
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave, New York City,
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Start the new year and morn­ings off right with some fitness!

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