GreenThumb

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GreenThumb Events & Workshops

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GreenThumb workshops are marked with a green border, partner events are marked with a purple border.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Jun 25

Red Hook Community Farm Drop-In Volunteering

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Red Hook Community Farm welcomes drop-in volunteers to help with compost and farm…
Location: Red Hook Community Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jun 25

GreenThumb Workshop: Soil Health Series - Replenishing Your Soil

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Want to learn how to keep your plants growing strong this season? GreenThumb’s Soil…
Location: Bryant Hill Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free
Jun 25

Urban Farm Exploration Day

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The one-acre Urban Farm at Randall’s Island Park offers a wide variety of organically…
Location: Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
Cost: Free
Jun 25

Mad. Sq. Hort Day: Hydrangea Hurrah

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us in Madison Square Park for a festive event to celebrate hydrangeas! This free event…
Location: Madison Square Park, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Jun 25

Nitty Gritty NYC Soil Health Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project hosted by the Lower East Side Ecology Center for an afternoon…
Location: The Lowline, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Jun 25

Gardening Party

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Friends and neighbors, it's that time again!   Join Poplar Street Community…
Location: Poplar Street Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jun 25

Buzz on Bees

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Celebrate nature’s winged aviators at this family-friendly workshop! Take a tour of…
Location: Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
Cost: $6 materials fee (not including admission to the garden)
Jun 25

Lasagna Gardening

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lasagna gardening is an easy no-till, no digging soil-building method that will save time,…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jun 25

Ladies of the Bronx: Women in Hip Hop

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Women in hip hop are something to celebrate! This summer Rhodebeck Community Garden is…
Location: Mildred T. Rhodebeck Garden (Garden of Eden), Bronx
Cost: Free
Jun 25

Midsummer Night's Dream

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A reading of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream  by garden members will…
Location: East Fourth Street Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jun 25

Family Movie Night: My Neighbor Totoro

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
First Quincy Street Community Garden invites you to join us for a family night at the…
Location: First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Jun 26

Festival de las Flores

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The colorful Colombian tradition of creating silletas or large medallions constructed from…
Location: Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
Cost: Free with garden admission: $4 Adults; $3 Seniors; $2 Students with ID and children over 3
Jun 26

Drawing in the Garden with a Model

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Drawing in the Garden meets once a month from May to October in the 6 & B…
Location: 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free
Jun 26

Third Annual Garden Party Fundraiser: Summer Picnic

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The theme for the garden party is summer picnic. We provide tables, chairs, beverages,…
Location: First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Suggested donation: $20 adults, $10 children

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Jun 29

Farm Workdays

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend the morning on the farm learning how composted food scraps nourish the soil to grow…
Location: Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
Cost: Free
Jun 29

Garden Moves: African Dance

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Each session will feature an African dance-based workout. No partner or prior…
Location: Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Jun 29

Partnerships Academy Workshop: How Do We Know What the Community Wants? Easy Ways to Gather Neighborhood Data

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us to hear how park groups across New York City have grown their networks, raised…
Location: Community Resource Exchange, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Jun 29

Movie Night: Dragon (2011)

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A martial arts master with a dark past wants to start a new and tranquil life. …
Location: Elizabeth Street Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Jun 30

GreenThumb Workshop: Growing Perennial Vegetables & Fruits

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come and learn about the wide variety of perennial vegetables and fruits you can grow right…
Location: West Brighton Community Garden, Staten Island
Cost: Free

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Jul 2

GreenThumb Workshop: Sowing Late Summer and Fall Crops

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get the most out of the growing season by sowing late summer and fall crops. Learn about…
Location: Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan
Cost: Free

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