Tag Archives: community

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
16th Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Parks Without Borders Fort Greene Park
Through the Parks Without Borders program, Fort Greene Park was chosen to receive a share of $40 million for the redesign of its entrances, edges, and underused spaces. At this meeting, NYC Parks will present new design ideas and other updates, and we need your feedback. Parks Without Borders is a new design approach to […]
by Michael Raineri
3rd Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Black Jacks: African American Sailors in the 19th Century at Brooklyn Borough Hall
This stirring presentation examines how common experiences drew black and white sailors together, even as deeply internalized prejudices drove them apart.
by Angie Koo
1st Feb-20th Apr 2017
Event Registration Open for 2017 Canal Clean Sweep
The NYS Canal Corporation and Parks & Trails New York need your help for the annual Canal Clean Sweep. Last year’s event was a great success, but we want to make this year’s Clean Sweep even bigger! Most of this year’s event will take place Friday-Sunday, April 21-23, Earth Day weekend. Besides being a great […]
by Michael Raineri
28th Jan 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
E-Waste Mobile Craft Session
Make a one-of-a-kind e-waste mobile sculpture. By participating in this session, you will have a wide variety of materials at your disposal such as CDs, 45s, take up reels, cords, and other disassembled e-waste. By reusing these materials through creativity, you will simultaneously divert e-waste from the landfill. Space is limited, so please sign-up only […]
by Marlyn Marrero
21st Jan 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Queens Memory: 50 Years of Integration
Queens Library in partnership with Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz presents the 50 Years of Integration program series with generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Starr Foundation. Join a panel of Flushing experts to share stories and memories about Flushing, and engage in discussion about our neighborhood’s past, present, and future.
by Angie Koo