Tag Archives: Brooklyn

16th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Family Christmas Bird Count
Blooming Naturalists of all ages can join a tradition more than 100 years in the making. Join Prospect Park Alliance in this nationwide bird census that helps conservation researchers track the long-term health of bird populations.
by Truly Johnson
9th-10th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
The Drop Shop
By definition, the word “renew” is the act of restoring to existence once again. Renewear is a company that uses a brand as a point of educating the local community on the production methods the fashion world relies on today. The cultural market in which we live fails to publicize the practices around the supply […]
by Truly Johnson
9th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable - Part 2
Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they’re using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.  Moderator: Yonnette Fleming is a lifelong musician, social change catalyst and urban farmer who is committed to advancing systems of knowledge which help people recognize oppression and build health and resilience […]
by Truly Johnson
28th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Sandy5
Communities across the city will remember, resist, and rise together. Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy took lives, destroyed homes, and flooded subways. Like in Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, the people hit hardest by Sandy were the poor, people of color, immigrants, and our already most vulnerable communities. New York’s elected officials must […]
by Truly Johnson
26th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Outdoor Bike Repair Class
Want to learn how to fix your bike? Time’s Up! now has two bicycle workshop locations! All workshops and classes are free, however, donations are welcome. On Tuesday nights in Manhattan, we have outdoor bike repair classes which introduce basics of bicycle maintenance.  Wednesday (Brooklyn) and Sunday (Brooklyn) nights are open workshops where you can […]
by chad
24th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
SHOP at Urban Air Market: Brooklyn
Urban Air Market is excited to launch in Brooklyn with a one day pop-up marketplace for sustainable design. DIY activites, sustainabilty workshops, wellness resources, and interactive art. PLUS shopping from a curated selection of makers of jewelry, apparel, accessories, art, and home decor. Free to attend!
by Angie Koo
20th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Brooklyn Fix Your Own Bike Workshop
Want to learn how to fix your bike? Time’s Up! now has two bicycle workshop locations! All workshops and classes are free, however, donations are welcome. On Tuesday nights in Manhattan, we have outdoor bike repair classes which introduce basics of bicycle maintenance.  Wednesday (Brooklyn) and Sunday (Brooklyn) nights are open workshops where you can […]
by chad
17th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Magic at Coney!!!
Magic at Coney!!! – The Sunday Matinee EVERY Sunday at 12 Noon. Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. “Magic at Coney!!!” is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the […]
by jianzhi
15th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Coastal Cleanup
Coastal Cleanup Volunteers give back to the community by helping us remove hundreds of pounds of trash from Pier 1 salt marshes and beaches. Scheduled times are according to low tides, from May through October. All volunteers must fill out a waiver on site and submit it before any activity begins. Volunteers 18 years old […]
by jianzhi
12th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Fix Your Own Bike Workshop
Want to learn how to fix your bike? Time’s Up! now has two bicycle workshop locations! All workshops and classes are free, however, donations are welcome. On Tuesday nights in Manhattan, we have outdoor bike repair classes which introduce basics of bicycle maintenance.  Wednesday (Brooklyn) and Sunday (Brooklyn) nights are open workshops where you can […]
by chad
10th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Street Art Bike Ride
Our gallery is on the streets, and we want to share it, pointing out famous and hidden spots throughout the city. We’ll be covering the Williamsburg and Bushwick neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Tour includes NYC highlights, history and social implications of street art.
by chad
29th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Preserving the Summer Harvest: Learn to Make Jam with the Brooklyn Fräulein
Join the Brooklyn Fräulein, Nicole Rutsch,  to learn the basics of making both sweet and savory jams. Once we’ve made our introductions we’ll take a tour of the rooftop farm and harvest the tomatoes, ground cherries and herbs that we will use for our jams. Back in the kitchen, Nicole will walk us through the steps […]
by chad
22nd Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Ben's Secret, Spicy, Salsa Workshop!
You knew he made hot sauce but did you know he was a master of salsa? Until now he’s kept his salsa skills a secret, only gracing the lucky few with some of the best batches of salsa Brooklyn has ever seen. Ben Flanner, president of Brooklyn Grange, knows a thing or two about heat and […]
by chad
15th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park
This event repeats every week on Tuesday between 6/7/2016 and 9/30/2017. Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is […]
by jianzhi
15th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Rush Summer Session @99 Plymouth
This event repeats every day between 7/15/2017 and 8/31/2017. Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session. The paintings will celebrate the park as a place of natural beauty and respite in our often chaotic urban environment. The students will work […]
by jianzhi
13th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Beekeeping 101: Honey Extraction
Harvest, filter, jar, and taste the freshest honey in NYC! So, you’ve spent the summer learning all about bees now it’s time to reap the sweet rewards of your efforts! For the third installment of our summer beekeeping series you’re in for a treat, It’s time for honey harvest!   There’s no classroom component to […]
by chad
10th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Impact Hour: Sustaining Effective Action
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.
by Angie Koo
10th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Impact Hour: Sustaining Effective Action
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, […]
by Luke McGinty