GreenThumb

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GreenThumb Events & Workshops

To add an event in your GreenThumb community garden to this calendar, please fill out our event listing request form.

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

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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct25

South Brooklyn Children's Garden 3rd Annual Harvest Festival

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The South Brooklyn Children's Garden is celebrating the autumn harvest and the role a…
Location: South Brooklyn Childrens Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Oct25

Honey Tasting and Honey Harvest Demonstration

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about our special local honey and all about how it's made.  Taste honey…
Location: UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Oct25

Bed-Stuy Farm: Brooklyn Rescue Mission Farm & Pantry Fundraiser

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Rescue Mission Urban Harvest Center is hosting a garden fundraiser picnic to raise…
Location: Bed Stuy Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: This is a fundraiser. Tickets are $50.
Oct25

GreenThumb's MillionTreesNYC Tree Giveaway

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Pick up your free tree! In partnership with local community organizations, New York…
Location: Homeowners and Tenants Garden/Little Green Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Free
Oct25

Java Street Garden Fall Festival Potluck & BBQ

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please join the Java Street Community Garden as they wrap up the season with fun,…
Location: Java Street Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct26

La Plaza Cultural: Halloween Party

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy pumpkin carving, tombstone making, and face painting at this East Village Community Garden.
Location: La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Monday, October 27, 2014

Oct27

Grow to Learn NYC: Grant Writing for Grow to Learn Mini-Grants and Garden Planning

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Is your school planning on applying for the Grow to Learn Mini-Grant this fall? Join the…
Location: GrowNYC Greening Library, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Oct29

City Chicken BX: Coop Build Workday and Preparing For Winter

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join us in learning how to prepare your coop for winter and get some hands-on experience…
Location: Paradise on Earth, Bronx
Cost: Free

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Oct30

La Plaza Cultural: Spooky Story Time & Pumpkin Lighting

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy spooky story time in the witch's gazebo, pumpkin lighting, and hot…
Location: La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Friday, October 31, 2014

Oct31

La Plaza Cultural: Halloween Party

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy the East Village Insane Asylum magician, fortune telling, Shed of Horrors, a bat…
Location: La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nov 1

La Plaza Cultural: Day of the Dead

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy a Day of the Dead dance performance at the East Village Community Garden.
Location: La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan
Cost: Free

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Nov 5

GreenThumb Workshop: Fall Planting and Season Extension

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Do you want to get more fresh and healthy vegetables from your garden?  If…
Location: Clara's Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Nov 8

GreenThumb Workshop: Soil Health

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Did you have trouble keeping your plants growing strong this season?  Plant health is…
Location: Hands and Heart Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Nov 8

Fourth Annual Perennial Plant Swap

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Please join the Jerry & the Senior Gents Garden for their Fourth Annual Perennial Plant…
Location: Jerry And The Senior Gents (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Nov12

GreenThumb Workshop: Soil Health

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Did you have trouble keeping your plants growing strong this season?  Plant health is…
Location: GreenThumb Office , Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Nov13

Grow to Learn Workshop: Think Outside the Box: Bed-Building for School Gardens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Grow to Learn team for a hands-on workshop covering the basic principles behind…
Location: PS 373 / The Brooklyn Transition Center, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Nov13

UCC Youth Farm Workshop: How to Make Natural Lip Balm

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
 Make natural lip balms with local wax from Gemma's Brooklyn bees. RSVP required…
Location: UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Nov13

GreenThumb Workshop: Tool Maintenance

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bring your pruning tools for cleaning and sharpening at this hands-on workshop. …
Location: New York Botanical Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Nov19

GreenThumb Workshop: Essential Listening Skills

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This 2.5-hour training will deepen participants’ listening skills and enhance their…
Location: GrowNYC Greening Library, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Nov20

Grow to Learn Meet Up: Seed Swap!

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come exchange seeds with other school gardeners at Grow to Learn's first-ever Seed…
Location: GrowNYC Greening Library, Manhattan
Cost: Free