Tag Archives: community

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
19th Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Bicycle Powered Gelato Making Workshop
Come pedal the Sweetcycle – a stationary bike capable of pedal powering an ice cream churn. While pedaling gelato, Kate Zuckerman, pastry chef and owner of the Sweetcycle, will discuss the science behind ice cream and gelato making: what gels make the perfect custard; the correct chilling temperatures to minimize ice crystal formation; the optimal dasher […]
by chad
5th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Monday Evening Yoga
Every Monday, loosen up with Sarah Schumann of Prospect Heights’ Shambhala Yoga and Dance Center. Shaped within a 60 minute, all levels asana (yoga postures) practice, the beauty and wisdom of nature will inspire us to slow and find a deeper breath, to root down and rise up, to notice the details and celebrate the […]
by chad
27th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardens and Sustainability Tour
Gardens & Sustainability walking tour. The tour takes you through Manhattan’s Lower East Side, an area that has the highest concentration of community gardens and squats of any neighborhood in the country. You’ll learn about the history of these community spaces and the sustainable ideas that came from them. So come explore these cutting-edge, sustainable […]
by Luke McGinty
26th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Parks Shape Up NYC/MAP Spring Fitness Party
Spring is here are you ready to enjoy the weather? Join us as we celebrate at New York Housing Authority Marcus Garvey Spring Fitness Party! Come and have fun as you engage in several free fitness class demos – Zumba, Barre Fitness, Soca Fitness, and Yoga. We will end the event with a dance party […]
by Victoria Tsang
13th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Bike Tour of Rockaway
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 […]
by Marlyn Marrero
13th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Adventuring: Intro to Yoga
Looking to practice yoga in the company of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts? This session accommodates individuals taking yoga for the first time and can also challenge yoga enthusiasts. These sessions focus on proper postures and flow between poses. No experience necessary. Yoga mats available on a first-come, first-served basis. The High Line is teaming up with […]
by Victoria Tsang
11th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Garden Tour: Spring Ephemerals and Bulbs
Get to know every detail of the High Line’s plant life while walking through the park with one of our knowledgeable staff horticulturists. Discover how our perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees change as seasons pass, what plants are native, which are edible and medicinal, and how we take care of more than 500 varieties of […]
by Victoria Tsang
6th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Campfire Conversations: Wisdom and Age
Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present Campfire Conversations, a series of themed community conversations around an outdoor campfire at the Lefferts Historic House, complete with music, refreshments and mulled wine. Join the Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library around the campfire an open dialogue about the treatment and inclusion of elders in […]
by Marlyn Marrero
3rd-6th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Smart Cities
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 […]
by Marlyn Marrero
29th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Garden Walk: Trees and the Designed Landscape
Trees play an integral role in landscape design, from defining garden spaces to softening architecture and acting as focal points. Take a spring stroll with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill. This walk repeats on Sunday, April 30. Free with admission to […]
by Victoria Tsang
23rd Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Ready to Launch! Volunteer Work Day at the Boatyard
Come down to the yard Sunday, April 23, any time from 1 to 8 PM, and lend a hand with many exciting projects to get the Broadway Stages Boatyard and the NBBC fleet ready for the 2017 season. There’s no need to register: just come on down to the boatyard! But if there’s a specific […]
by Victoria Tsang
19th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Week: Going Beyond "Green"
Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center for an interactive showcase of community-based participatory research led by New School faculty and students addressing the impacts of climate change and other environmental threats to community well-being and social justice. Faculty grant winners and student scholars will share their Tishman Center-funded research that applies policy, design, and […]
by Victoria Tsang
8th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Humanizing Data: Data, Humanities, and the City
This day-long symposium examines how we can use data and digital strategies to enhance and disrupt the kinds of research questions, methods, and narratives that define the humanities. It also complicates the role of the urban university in a global “city-state” such as New York, where the boundaries between university and city are quite blurred. […]
by Victoria Tsang
18th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Resiliency Speaker Series: Composting 101
As part of its Resiliency Speaker Series, join Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and the New York City Compost Project to learn how to compost in your backyard or community garden.  This workshop will cover compost recipes, elements, basic tools and site designs in order to successfully compost your garden waste and food scraps. It will also […]
by Marlyn Marrero
18th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Resiliency Speaker Series: Composting 101
As part of its Resiliency Speaker Series, join Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and the New York City Compost Project to learn how to compost in your backyard or community garden.  This workshop will cover compost recipes, elements, basic tools and site designs in order to successfully compost your garden waste and food scraps. It will also […]
by Marlyn Marrero
18th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Dune Planting
Come join the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance for a community volunteer day culminating in a celebration of the land and water. For this dune planting we will be restoring native plants to create a natural protective buffer of dunes along the East End of the Rockaways. Adults and kids alike are welcome to participate in this […]
by Marlyn Marrero
20th Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Behind-the-Scenes Exploration: Kings Theatre, Brooklyn's "Wonder Theatre"
Join New York Adventure Club for a private, behind-the-scenes tour of Kings Theatre, one of the five Loew’s “wonder theatre” movie palaces built in the New York City area between 1929-1930. Originally designed in 1929 by architectural masters Rapp & Rapp with interior design by Harold W. Rambusch, the 3,000+ seat Kings Theatre underwent a […]
by Marlyn Marrero