Tag Archives: free

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
24th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Annual Day after Thanksgiving Hike
Join the Greenbelt educators for our fourteenth annual day after Thanksgiving hike in the Greenbelt’s serene woods. This hike will include a brief visit to the LaTourette house.    We will be out for approximately 2.5 hours, and the pace is moderate.  We usually have a large group for this event so it’s fun!  Suitable […]
by Truly Johnson
4th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Pumpkin Smash 2017
Don’t let your pumpkin haunt a landfill! Bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds for a smashing good time. You smash them and the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces. Join us for refreshments, raffles and more! Event will occur rain or shine.  
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
21st Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Turn & Learn: NYC Compost Project
Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toed shoes ,and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Registration requested. This event takes place on the first Wednesdays of the month, from 1:00 […]
by Truly Johnson
29th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Critical Mass: Manhattan
Critical Mass is a spontaneous celebration of what our streets could look like. This fun group ride encourages new cyclists and creates safer streets and new green infrastructure. Strap some music to your bike and make sure to bring the appropriate lights and bells. Meets the last Friday of every month at Union Square Park […]
by chad
28th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: The Present and Future of EPA, presented by Gina McCarthy
The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law presents the third David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: "The Present and Future of EPA," a presentation by Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2013-2017.
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
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
3rd Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Community Garden Clean-Up Day at Green Oasis
Community Garden Clean-Up Day at Green Oasis Community Garden
by chad
1st Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Central Park Moonlight Ride
Columbus Circle (SW corner of Central Park, at the intersection of Broadway, Central Park South 59th Street, and Central Park West) A fun, relaxing auto-free ride through Central Park highlighting its beautiful ponds, waterways, vistas, and structures. More about the Central Park Moonlight ride here
by chad
16th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Outdoor Cinema: Romance & Cigarettes (USA)
Romance & Cigarettes (USA) Directed by John Turturro; 2005, 115 min. Actor extraordinaire John Turturro directs a down-and-dirty (leave the kids at home) musical love-hate story. James Gandolfini stars as Nick Murder, a Queens construction worker and family man, who lusts after an oversexed lingerie clerk (Kate Winslet) as his seething wife (Susan Sarandon) goes […]
by jianzhi
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
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
30th Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Harlem Week: A Great Day Harlem
With an expected attendance of 40,000+ , Great Day in Harlem is a day long family-oriented event. Participants can enjoy an Outdoor Festival, Picnic, Fashion Show and Concerts, saluting Gospel, Dance, Theater, Latin, Rhythm & Blues and Jazz. There will also be arts & crafts, food from around the world, vendors, exhibitions, corporate exhibits, career recruitment and much more!
by Angie Koo
22nd Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Want to go kayaking with amazing views of the Brooklyn Bridge & more—for free?
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. EVENT INFORMATION Additional Rules for Kayaking: – Singles are for adults, or any kayaker with a parent/guardian present that […]
by jianzhi
21st-22nd Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Come Out & Play 2017
Come Out & Play returns to New York City in 2017 for a 12th year of extraordinary outdoor games. We’ll take over DUMBO on July 21 with an evening of street games and play. Then we’ll move the fun to Governors Island on July 22 for a day of new sports and family-friendly games. Charge up your phone, lace up your running shoes and get ready for another two days of wild new games and playful experiences.
by Angie Koo
14th Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Strand Summer of Color at Times Sqare
Each Friday afternoon in July, join us to show off your creative streak with coloring sheets designed by local NYC and Brooklyn artists and designers. This event is free, and all materials are provided!
by Angie Koo