Tag Archives: Brooklyn

24th-28th Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
CITIESALIVE 2018
GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE: DESIGNING THE FUTURE OF RESILIENCE What is the future of our city regions? Will they be unbearably hot and regularly flooded by intense rains and high tides?  Will they be increasingly unhealthy and more divided between ‘us and them’?  Will there be a lack of green space and job opportunities? CitiesAlive provides green […]
by Truly Johnson
22nd Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Plumb Beach Cleanup
Bus transportation will be provided from Union Square leaving at 9 am. We will have an optional ecology lesson with a marine biologist after the cleanup. We will use a seinning net to catch critters that live in Jamaica Bay and put them in jars with water to study them before returning them to the […]
by Truly Johnson
30th Aug 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Advocacy & Storytelling Training
Are you a young person or milliennial interested in learning about policies that can help New York address climate change? Do you want to become more empowered and learn how to effectively speak with your elected officials about the most urgent issue of our time? Do you want to tell your story about why you […]
by Bridget Scanlon
19th May 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Plumb Beach Cleanup
Plumb Beach is part of Gateway National Recreation Area, and is located 3 miles east of Coney Island on Jamaica Bay. Its beautiful and diverse scenery contains precious marine, salt marsh, and beach dune habitats. The cleanup will run from 10am to 12pm. Lunch will be served for all volunteers at noon. At 12:30, we […]
by Truly Johnson
18th May 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Native Flora Garden at BBG
Late May is still a good time to view spring wildflowers in the Native Flora Garden at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. While many of the early spring ephemerals will be finished blooming, wild geraniums, phlox, shooting stars and deciduous azaleas will still be showing off there blossoms. Solomons seal and ferns will have unfurled along with […]
by Truly Johnson
12th May 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Nature On The Go!
Join us at the Audubon Center where a naturalist will lead children and families through nearby trails where you can learn about the nature that is all around us, including native plants and their importance to migratory birds. This program leaves promptly at 11 am. Presented by the Prospect Park Alliance.
by Truly Johnson
20th Apr 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Brooklyn Waters: Sea Level Rise, Sustainability, and Resilience along the Brooklyn Waterfront
The Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center (BWRC) presents Brooklyn Waters, a full-day conference on sea level rise, sustainability, and resiliency along the Brooklyn waterfront. Brooklyn Waters will examine how preparation for storm surge and rising tides has already remade – and is set to radically remake – the coastal areas of Kings County. While the Brooklyn waterfront holds much in common […]
by Ashley Brown
10th Apr 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
WASTED! Food Documentary Screening (w/ Food and 21+ Drinks)
Join us for an evening of food + drinks with a sustainable twist during a screening of WASTED! The Story of Food Waste. We’re bringing together some of the top sustainable food brands and leaders to eat, drink, and chat about the sustainability of our food systems. Entry to the event includes food and drink (beer […]
by Truly Johnson
31st Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Marine Park Forest Restoration
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect natural areas in Marine Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help protect the forests and grasslands and create a healthier ecosystem. They will also be installing cedar stakes on young juniper and pine trees to help them grow straight. […]
by Truly Johnson
1st Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Grow Your Garden Group
With spring around the corner, this is a key time to welcome new members to get involved in your garden. This workshop will cover creative and time-tested ways to grow your garden group, with a focus on recruiting new members and retaining existing members. Learn how to build the leadership of garden members and create […]
by Truly Johnson
21st Jan 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Nature's Workshop: Jewelry Making
Join the Rangers and learn how to make jewelry using materials from nature. Basic materials are provided.
by Truly Johnson
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