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August 2017

West Side Evening Stroll

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant’s Gate, Central Park South/59th Street and Central Park West
New York City, NY United States
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Free

Join us after work for an evening stroll along part of Central Park’s West side. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southwest corner of Central Park to Tavern on the Green. Learn about the Maine Monument, west side arches, Heckscher Ballfields, Sheep Meadow, and Tavern on the Green on this tour designed for New York summer evenings. Meet: Tour starts inside the Park at the Central Park Conservancy kiosk at Merchants Gate (Central Park South/59th Street…

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THE LESSON

August 3 @ 10:00 pm - August 4 @ 12:00 am
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton Street
New York City, NY 10002 United States
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Free - $5

RSVP before 6pm day of for FREE ENTRY at thelessonnyc.com/ or pay $5 for tickets at the door. Thursday nights at Arlene’s Grocery has been the stuff of legend over the past three years with The Lesson turning into one of New York’s premiere jam sessions. Fronted by Gentei Kaijo (Japanese for "Limitation Cancellation"), the band’s collective resumes include work with DJ Premier, Bilal, Joey Bada$$, Robert Glasper, Trey Songz, Lauryn Hill, Reggie Watts, Talib Kweli, Les Nubians, Lupe Fiasco,…

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Discovery Walks for Families: Belvedere’s Kingdom

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Belvedere Castle in Central Park, Central Park
Manhattan,
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Explore the landscape surrounding Belvedere Castle in full spring glory—the expansive views from Vista Rock, colorful blooms of Shakespeare Garden, and the diverse flora and fauna of Turtle Pond. Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses. Pre-registration required…

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COMEDY AT THE GROCERY

August 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton Street
New York City, NY 10002 United States
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$5

This Time Out NY and New York Times Critic's Pick comedy show features the best performers in town, every first Monday of the month at 8pm at Arlene's Grocery. Hosted by Julian Kiani. Tickets are $5 at the door. This event is 21 and over.

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ARLENE’S WORLD FAMOUS LIVE ROCK & ROLL KARAOKE

August 7 @ 10:00 pm - August 8 @ 12:00 am
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton Street
New York City, NY 10002 United States
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Free

Every Monday, this downtown music venue hosts a rock 'n' roll karaoke night, where attendees can choose from a selection of hits to perform with a live band. Bring your friends and have a moment in the spotlight while performing your favorite rock song. This event is 21 and over. 

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Designing Green Roofs and Rooftop Farms

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Grange Indoor Loft Classroom – Navy Yard, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Building 3, 63 Flushing Ave
Brooklyn , NY 11205 United States
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$40

Calling all architects, landscape designers, urban planners, sustainability coordinators and greening professionals of all stripes! Whether you're responding to an affordable housing RFP, or designing a high-end luxury hotel or condo building, you are likely to be integrating green roofs and or edible plantings into your design. This course will provide you with an in-depth look at technologies, systems and best practices for designing functional, beautiful and ecological rooftop green spaces. This two hour course will be taught by Brooklyn…

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Designing Green Roofs and Rooftop Farms

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Grange, 37-18 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City
New York, NY 11101 United States
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$40.00

Calling all architects, landscape designers, urban planners, sustainability coordinators and greening professionals of all stripes! Whether you're responding to an affordable housing RFP, or designing a high-end luxury hotel or condo building, you are likely to be integrating green roofs and or edible plantings into your design. This course will provide you with an in-depth look at technologies, systems and best practices for designing functional, beautiful and ecological rooftop green spaces. This two-hour course will be taught by Brooklyn Grange COO…

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Paths to Climate Action

August 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The New School University, 65 5th Avenue, Room 502 - 503
New York, 10003
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Free

Much progress in sustainability is underway, so why aren’t we seeing sweeping results? Why aren't corporations, consumers, and policy makers exercising their power enough? The problem isn’t lack of technologies or policy solutions. We see this problem in corporate innovation and organizational transformation all the time: great solutions fail when they solve a problem while ignoring "irrational" needs of those whose job will be to buy and implement them. We need paths to adoption of sustainability for individuals, corporations, and…

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Impact Hour: Sustaining Effective Action

August 10 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Brooklyn Art Museum, 28 Frost Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Free

Helping people navigate the current climate of information “clutter” is more important than ever. Our 2017 Impact Hours series will dig into ongoing environmental and social justice work, while sharing tools for more effective personal and organizational action. Each Impact Hour will include perspectives from an artist, activist, and academic on issues of communication, engagement, action, and impact. Together, we will challenge each other’s assumptions and share practical tactics for sparking social change. Join us in-person in NYC (space is limited) or online from around the world.

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Impact Hour: Sustaining Effective Action

August 10 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Brooklyn Art Museum, 28 Frost Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Free

Amplifying and Inspiring Impact: 2017 Impact Hours Helping people navigate the current climate of information “clutter” is more important than ever. Our 2017 Impact Hours series will dig into ongoing environmental and social justice work, while sharing tools for more effective personal and organizational action. Each Impact Hour will include perspectives from an artist, activist, and academic on issues of communication, engagement, action, and impact. Together, we will challenge each other’s assumptions and share practical tactics for sparking social change.…

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