Tag Archives: free

27th Apr 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Eco Fashion Expo
It is estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the U.S. disposes approximately 12.8 million tons of textiles annually. This number has increased largely due to the rise of ‘fast fashion’, in which clothing is essentially so inexpensive that it is practically seen as disposable to the typical consumer. Although many retail companies and […]
by Truly Johnson
10th Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Highbridge Winter Walk with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller
The winter woods are free of the clutter of spring and summer’s exuberant foliage revealing hidden features and dimensions of landscape and ecology. Bundle up, bring a hot beverage and explore signs of invasive species and their effects on the Highbridge Park landscape, and wildlife’s winter adaptations.  Please note: Space is limited. RSVP is required; please email RSVP@FortTryonParkTrust.org to […]
by Truly Johnson
4th Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening Workshop: Healthy Compost
Learn several different methods to create and maintain a compost pile, which can serve as the foundation for healthy garden soil all year long. Please come prepared to touch dirt! Ages 7+.  
by Truly Johnson
2nd Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
World Wetlands Day at Seagirt Avenue Wetlands
Join NYC Parks Stewardship as we celebrate World Wetlands Day! Urban wetlands provide a variety of benefits including improved water quality and storm water retention. They also serve as critical habitat for native wildlife. Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to help protect these important ecosystems on World Wetlands Day! Volunteers will be removing debris from […]
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
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