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September 2017

OUTDOOR BIKE REPAIR CLASS

September 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
La Plaza Cultura Garden, Avenue C & East 9th Street
Manhattan , NY 10009 United States
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Starting up again in April 2017, come learn how to fix bikes, do simple maintenance and tune-ups at Time's Up's weekly bike repair classes. Subjects are covered in a four-week rotation beginning the first week of every month: 1st Tuesday- Basics for Beginners 2nd Tuesday- Brakes and Gears 3rd Tuesday- Cups, Cones, and Bearings 4th Tuesday- Wheels and Spokes 5th Tuesday- No Class

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David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: The Present and Future of EPA, presented by Gina McCarthy

September 28 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Columbia Law School, Jerome Green Hall, Room 104, W 116th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law presents the third David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: "The Present and Future of EPA," a presentation by Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2013-2017.

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David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: The Present and Future of EPA, presented by Gina McCarthy

September 28 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104, 435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Free

The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law presents the third David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: "The Present and Future of EPA," a presentation by Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2013-2017. 6:15pm: Wine and cheese reception 7:00pm: Lecture and Q&A session This event is co-sponsored by the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and The Earth Institute, Columbia University. This program is supported by the David Sive Memorial Fund, which is generously supported by Sive, Paget &…

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October 2017

Forest Crew

October 1 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis. College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to attend regularly and to view this as an apprenticeship opportunity. Consistency will be rewarded! Priority registration will always be given to regular and repeat volunteers if attendance approaches program capacity.  Please RSVP here . This event repeats every week on…

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Farm Open Hours

October 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355 United States
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Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, QBG Farm demonstrates the link between sustainable farming and composting in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants. This event repeats every week on Wednesday between 6/7/2017 and 10/25/2017.

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November 2017

Educational Green Roofs Conference

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
PS 41, 116 West 11th Street + Google Map
Free

Green roofs can be used as outdoor classrooms all year round to study important topics such as weather patterns, the water cycle, climate change, air and water quality, stormwater management, sustainable agriculture and biodiversity; they can also be great spaces for stretching, nature study, journaling, and quiet reading. Studies have shown that the psychological benefits of green spaces, like green roofs, are substantial - they reduce stress, boost attention, and improve brain function. In addition, green roofs have practical benefits.…

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