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 com­mu­ni­ty. […]
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 exam­ple […]
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
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 event. Dress accord­ing­ly. Reg­is­tra­tion […]
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 mas­sive $95 […]
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 con­nect­ing open […]
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 way to […]
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 if you […]
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
13th Jan-1st Feb 2017
2017 Master Composter Course Application is OPEN
The Spring 2017 NYC Mas­ter Com­poster Course Appli­ca­tion is open! This inten­sive course cov­ers soil and com­post sci­ence, com­post sys­tem designs, man­age­ment of a com­mu­ni­ty com­post project, and much more. The NYC Mas­ter Com­poster Course requires 24 hours of class­room instruc­tion, two fun field trips, and 30 hours of com­post-relat­ed field­work. This class is designed for all lev­els of […]
by Marlyn Marrero
7th Dec 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Fair Trade Holiday Pop-Up
Join the NYC Fair Trade Coalition for an evening of Fair Trade learning, shopping and celebrating!
by Angie Koo
29th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Outdoors! An Environmental Education Expo
The NYC Outdoors! Expo is public event showcasing environmental education resources in New York City. Who should attend? Participants will meet more than 40 environmental education organizations
by Lilas Randrianarivony
19th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC DOT Access to Opportunity Workshop III
Help the New York City Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion design future streetscapes in the Rock­aways and get updates on the Access to Oppor­tu­ni­ty trans­porta­tion study. Food will be pro­vid­ed! Get ready to learn about short-term improve­ment projects, visu­al­ize future streetscapes, hear project updates, and see desired long-term improve­ments. For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact Lau­ra Mac­Neil at 212–839-6690 […]
by Marlyn Marrero
12th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Covering Crisis: Real-Time Communication & Superstorm Sandy
Join panelists from MTA external communications, data journalists, and transportation planners for a discussion about documenting the effects of Superstorm Sandy in real-time and the power of social media as a tool for crisis management and recovery.
by Angie Koo
9th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Van Alen Variety Show
Join us for a post-Election Day celebration of the mandate of everyday city dwellers to improve one another’s lives. We’ll apply performance, satire, and rapid presentations to mix policy and play and proclaim the power of participation.
by Michael Raineri
30th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Celebrate Halloween in Central Park
Bring the whole fam­i­ly to cel­e­brate Hal­loween in Cen­tral Park at Cen­tral Park Conservancy’s annu­al Hal­loween Parade and Pump­kin Flotil­la. Enjoy live music, spooky sto­ries, pump­kin carv­ing, a cos­tume parade, the pump­kin flotil­la, and more! This year’s event will include a live bat demon­stra­tion by the Orga­ni­za­tion for Bat Con­ser­va­tion. This event is free and open to […]
by Marlyn Marrero