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April 2017
Free

March for Science New York City 

April 22 @ 12:00 am11:30 pm

The March for Sci­ence is a cel­e­bra­tion of our pas­sion for sci­ence and a call to sup­port and safe­guard the sci­en­tific com­mu­ni­ty. Recent pol­i­cy changes have caused height­ened wor­ry among sci­en­tists, and the incred­i­ble and imme­di­ate out­pour­ing of sup­port has made clear that the­se con­cerns are also shared by hun­dreds of thou­sands of peo­ple around the world. The mis­char­ac­ter­i­za­tion of sci­ence as a par­ti­san issue, which has given pol­i­cy­mak­ers per­mis­sion to reject over­whelm­ing evi­dence, is a crit­i­cal and urgent mat­ter. It is time for peo­ple who sup­port sci­en­tific research and evi­dence-based poli­cies to take a pub­lic stand and be count­ed.

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Free

5th Annual Sustainable Living Empowerment Conference 

April 22 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
Hud­son Coun­ty Com­mu­ni­ty Col­lege, 25 Path­side Avenue, Build­ing B
Jer­sey City, NJ Unit­ed States
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Free and open to the pub­lic, the pur­pose of this con­fer­ence is to inspire and empow­er atten­dees so they become active par­tic­i­pants toward the goal of build­ing healthy, sus­tain­able com­mu­ni­ties. The speak­ers will use their own expe­ri­ences and val­ues to con­vey how they have been dri­ven by their pas­sions to var­i­ous achieve­ments. From urban farm­ing to spir­i­tu­al well­ness to solar tech­nol­o­gy and cli­mate change, the speak­ers will share infor­ma­tion and expe­ri­ences that assist with the cre­ation of sus­tain­able com­mu­ni­ties. Here’s…

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$30

Landmark Bushwick Breuckelen Beer 

April 22 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm
31 Belvidere Street,  31 Belvidere Street
Brook­lyn, NY 11206 Unit­ed States
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Join beer afi­cionado Chris Heuberg­er in a guid­ed walk­ing tour of Brew­ers Row dat­ing from when Bush­wick, Brook­lyn was the brew­ing cen­ter of Amer­i­ca. Crit­i­cal to Bushwick’s suc­cess was its ready access to qual­i­ty water from the Ridge­wood Reser­voir and hops grown in upstate New York.
Learn sto­ries of the brew­eries, beer, and peo­ple that made Bush­wick into such a thriv­ing brew­ing pow­er­house. Come walk that his­to­ry and see the 19th cen­tu­ry his­toric brew­ery build­ings built when Bush­wick was a live­ly hub for the beer cul­ture of Ger­man-speak­ing immi­grants. And of course, we’ll end at Bushwick’s land­mark bar, The Well, to enjoy a pint served up in the old Otto Huber brew­ery build­ing. Tee­to­talers ful­ly wel­come.

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Free

Celebrate Earth Day at Fort Tryon Park 

April 23 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm
Fort Try­on Park,  NY Unit­ed States + Google Map

Be a great park steward—give back to the park by vol­un­teer­ing with the Friends Com­mit­tee of the Fort Try­on Park Trust and NYC Parks at a Beau­ti­fi­ca­tion Day.

Plants, tools, and gloves will be pro­vid­ed. Wear long pants and stur­dy shoes.

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Free

NYC SAFE Disposal Event — Manhattan 

April 30 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
120th St Broad­way <span class=“amp”>&</span> Ams­ter­dam Ave,  555 W 120th St 
New York, NY 10027 Unit­ed States
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The NYC Depart­ment of San­i­ta­tion is hold­ing a series of SAFE Dis­pos­al Events (Sol­vents, Auto­mo­tive, Flam­ma­ble, Elec­tron­ics) to provide NYC res­i­dents with a one-stop method to get rid of harm­ful house­hold prod­ucts. Mate­ri­als accept­ed include com­mon house­hold prod­ucts such as auto flu­ids, bat­ter­ies, elec­tron­ics, strong clean­ers, med­ica­tions, paint and more. View map for this event.

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Free

Lightfoot Market 

April 30 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
26 Bridge Street 
Brook­lyn, NY 11201 Unit­ed States
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Light­foot Mar­ket is a pop-up event for sus­tain­able busi­ness­es and con­sci­en­tious shop­pers. We cre­at­ed this mar­ket to show­case ven­dors and prod­ucts with a strong com­mit­ment to sus­tain­abil­i­ty. While that word gets thrown around a lot, to us “sus­tain­abil­i­ty” refers to a company’s envi­ron­men­tal, social and eco­nom­ic ini­tia­tives that not only cre­ate suc­cess­ful long-term busi­ness goals, but also con­tribute to the well-being of our plan­et and its com­mu­ni­ties.

You’ll find thought­ful­ly curat­ed goods, food, speak­ers and more. 

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May 2017
$1032 — $1254

Smart Cities 

May 3 @ 8:30 amMay 6 @ 5:00 pm
Brook­lyn Navy Yard,  63 Flush­ing Ave
Brook­lyn , NY 11205 Unit­ed States
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Join us May 3–6, 2017 in build­ing bet­ter, safer, and smarter cities of the 21st cen­tu­ry dur­ing Smart Cities NYC ‘17. The first of its kind in North Amer­i­ca, Smart Cities NYC ‘17: Pow­ered by Peo­ple high­lights the grow­ing move­ment for urban and civic inno­va­tion around the world. Host­ed at the Brook­lyn Navy Yard–a pow­er­ful exam­ple of the pos­si­bil­i­ties for reimag­ined urban space–Smart Cities NYC ‘17 cre­ates an unprece­dent­ed oppor­tu­ni­ty for inter­ac­tion, inno­va­tion, and imag­i­na­tion. This 4-day event gives indus­try…

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Free — $5

Saving Jamaica Bay Movie Screening 

May 4 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm
North Brook­lyn Boat Club,  49 Ash Street
Green­point, Brook­lyn, NY Unit­ed States
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NBBC is excit­ed to present a screen­ing of Sav­ing Jamaica Bay in our boat­yard on the shores of New­town Creek.

Come and watch what we call the movie about nature in NYC. Crit­ics we didn’t ask rave, “It’s a mas­ter­piece,” ‘It’s a cel­e­bra­tion of com­mu­ni­ties fight­ing for their water­ways,” and “Hey, was that a heron and a Boe­ing 747 in the same scene?”

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$50

2017 Waterfront Conference: Measuring Our Harbor: Strong, Healthy and Open 

May 10 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm
Hud­son River Park Pier 40,  353 West Street
New York, NY 10014 Unit­ed States
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Mea­sur­ing Our Har­bor: Strong, Healthy and Open The 2017 Water­front Con­fer­ence pro­vides a plat­form for par­tic­i­pants to debate the future of our region’s water­fronts, and pre­pare to tack­le the chal­lenges ahead in the next decade and beyond. How will we as a region secure the means nec­es­sary to sus­tain our water­front as a vital com­mer­cial, envi­ron­men­tal and cul­tur­al resource? How can we mea­sure the pro­gress we are mak­ing to meet long-term goals of clean water­ways, resilient coast­li­nes, and a har­bor…

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Free

Bike Tour of Rockaway 

May 13 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm
<span class=“caps”>RISE</span>, 58–03 Rock­away Beach Blvd
Far Rock­away, NY 11692 Unit­ed States
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Join Rock­away Water­front Alliance for a bike tour of the Rock­aways. Help us cel­e­brate spring by going out­side and explor­ing New York City togeth­er by bike. We will meet at the RISE Cen­ter and explore some of the local neigh­bor­hoods of Rock­away. Along the way, we will meet local neigh­bors and explore this unique coastal com­mu­ni­ty. Adults and chil­dren alike are wel­come to par­tic­i­pate. Peo­ple must bring their own bikes. Reg­is­ter here.

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