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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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Yoga for Gardeners

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
While we carefully tend to our plants' health, self-care can get short shrift. Every…
Location: Shiloh Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: Suggested donation $5

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Dance Fitness Under the Trees

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come enjoy a healthy dance fitness session with Zayna Perkins of Core III (AFAA…
Location: First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: $10 per person per session

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

GreenThumb Workshop: Using Water Wisely

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Gardeners can collect and store the best water available for their plants—rainwater.…
Location: Fordham Bedford Lotbusters Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Student Farm Project: Street Tree Care

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come join The Brownsville East NY Garden Initiative, Isabahlia Ladies of Elegance, and…
Location: Student Farm Project, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Garden Stories with Hamilton Fish Library

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy monthly summer story time with Hamilton Fish Park Branch Library!  …
Location: Siempre Verde Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

South Brooklyn Children's Garden: Friday Playdate

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This is a free activity, where the garden is open for small kids (ages 18 months…
Location: South Brooklyn Childrens Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free
Aug 7

NYC Climate Justice Youth Summit

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
The NYC Climate Justice Youth Summit is the largest gathering of young people of color on…
Location: Union Theological Seminary, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

Bronx Food & Farm Tour

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join our Arts in the Garden tour! At Padre Plaza Success Garden, we will learn how to press…
Location: Padre Plaza, Success Garden (in ), Bronx
Cost: Tickets are $30, cash or check made out to La Familia Verde. Credit card payment is alsoaccepted via our website. Please visit: ilovethebronx.com

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

GreenThumb Workshop: Feed the Soil, Not the Plants

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to use compost to improve your plants' soil. This workshop is given in…
Location: Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island
Cost: Free
Aug 9

Flea Market at Maggie's Magic Garden

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Please join this fundraising event at Maggie's Magic Garden. For those wishing to…
Location: Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free
Aug 9

Rivers Run Community Garden: Journal Writing Workshop

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Please join the Rivers Run Garden and Building 13 Association, Inc. as they…
Location: Rivers Run Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Monday, August 10, 2015

Aug10

Dance Fitness Under the Trees

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come enjoy a healthy dance fitness session with Zayna Perkins of Core III (AFAA…
Location: First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: $10 per person per session

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Aug12

Fundraising / Citizen Philanthropy

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join ioby (in our back yards) staff to hear about the growing field of…
Location: Clifton Place Memorial Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Friday, August 14, 2015

Aug14

South Brooklyn Children's Garden: Friday Playdate

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This is a free activity, where the garden is open for small kids (ages 18 months…
Location: South Brooklyn Childrens Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug15

Grass Roots Organizing 101

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
This workshop will focus on building community support and engagement to help participants…
Location: La Finca del Sur, Bronx
Cost: Free
Aug15

GreenThumb Workshop: Container Gardening

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Making the most out of every inch of available ground is essential for urban gardeners.…
Location: Hornaday Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug16

Rivers Run Community Garden: Journal Writing Workshop

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Please join the Rivers Run Garden and Building 13 Association, Inc. as they…
Location: Rivers Run Community Garden, Bronx
Cost: Free

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug17

Dance Fitness Under the Trees

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come enjoy a healthy dance fitness session with Zayna Perkins of Core III (AFAA…
Location: First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn
Cost: $10 per person per session

Friday, August 21, 2015

Aug21

South Brooklyn Children's Garden: Friday Playdate

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This is a free activity, where the garden is open for small kids (ages 18 months…
Location: South Brooklyn Childrens Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

Culinary Education

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join GreenThumb and Just Food for a cooking demonstration in the Clayton Williams Community…
Location: Clayton Williams Memorial Garden, Manhattan
Cost: Free

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