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Learn to make ready wearables from recycled plastics at a trashion workshop. Artichoke Dance Company creates costumes and sets repurposing single use plastic materials
Learn to make ready wearables from recycled plastics at a trashion workshop. Artichoke Dance Company creates costumes and sets repurposing single
use plastic materials otherwise headed for landfill. Join us in this creative
practice to make your own trashion (fashion from trash). We’ll provide all the
materials and guidance, but if you have plastic bags, straws, bottles, cups,
caps, etc, feel free to bring them, we’ll put them to good use. Make a
statement by wearing it on a night out, or showcase your creation at the
Gowanus Visions festival on June 15.
It takes 2-3 hours to make an outfit. All trashion
workshops are being held at Artichoke Dance (121 Sterling Place, #2B):
May 19: 2-5pm
May 26: 2-5pm
June 2: 2-5pm
June 9: 2-5pm
This workshop is free. No experience necessary.
All ages are welcome; youth under 12 must be accompanied by an
We’re also hosting dance workshops, fun and interactive free
movement workshops at which you’ll learn a dance that reflects water elements.
In celebration of Global Water Dances Day, participants are welcome to join
Artichoke Dance Company in performing the dance in the Gowanus Visions Festival
on June 15 to raise awareness about the health of the Gowanus Canal and the
Gowanus Visions is produced by Artichoke Dance Company, a
national leader in arts eco-activism. Global Water Dances is an international
platform to raise awareness of water issues and advocate for access to clean
water worldwide. The Gowanus Canal was given Superfund status by the US
government because it is one of the most polluted waterways in the United
States. Artichoke Dance Company is committed to upcycling materials for sets
and costumes using single use plastics, which clog waterways and endanger
marine and human life.
May 19 (Sunday) 2:00 pm - June 9 (Sunday) 5:00 pm
121 Sterling Place, #2B
The McGolrick Park Farmers Market brings small scale farmers and food makers to the center of the park every Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Look for
The McGolrick Park Farmers Market brings small scale farmers and food makers to the center of the park every Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Look for locally grown fruits and vegetables, pasture raised meats and eggs, artisan baked goods, pickles and more. SNAP EBT is welcome and Health Bucks are available. Visit the manager’s tent to use your card. WIC and FMNP checks are accepted at the farm stands. The market is open from May 12th through November 24th.
(Sunday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Down to Earth McGolrick Park Farmers Market
At the center of McGolrick Park, Greenpoint
GO GREEN! BROOKLYN FESTIVAL is the place to discover and learn about the many brilliant sustainability initiatives in North Brooklyn. Come and figure out how you
GO GREEN! BROOKLYN FESTIVAL is the place to discover and learn about the many brilliant sustainability initiatives in North Brooklyn. Come and figure out how you can become an active participant of this thriving community while enjoying local food, arts and music.
Go Green started in 2008 as the first Earth Day Festival for the community and has grown every year since. To learn more: http://www.gogreenbk.nyc/
Festival features include:
• Live music performances
• Educational and scientific displays that will enhance our appreciation and understanding of the environment
• A Greencycle Swap which will take bicycles, electronic equipment, clothing, books and toys
• Volunteer park cleans with other community groups (tba)
• Yoga and wellness classes by Breakin Boundaries
• Live art projects & galleries
Live performance line-up: contact us if interested in performing at Go Green BK Festival 2019!
Now in its 12th year, Go Green participants include local organizations, artists, artisans, musicians, chefs, community groups, educators, politicians and companies. Tables will be organized by categories like Transportation, Energy, Food and Open Spaces so that people can learn about each issue from multiple perspectives.
(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Brooklynites for a FREE day of fun activities, health screenings, and community building, for families, seniors and millenials! The Healthy NYC Expo series of events
Join Brooklynites for a FREE day of fun activities, health screenings, and community building, for families, seniors and millenials!
The Healthy NYC Expo series of events are designed to create excitement and engagement around the topic of health care. By galvanizing community influencers, elected officials, families, and health care professionals, we are able to equip New Yorkers with the tools necessary to live their best life possible.
(Sunday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Brooklyn Sports Club
1540 Van Siclen Ave
EVENT DETAILS The New York for Seniors Health & Resource Series is produced by New York for Seniors. Each event is dedicated 100% to seniors. We bring together
The New York for Seniors Health & Resource Series is produced by New York for Seniors. Each event is dedicated 100% to seniors. We bring together as many senior-focused partners and resources as possible. Seniors can get information on transportation, safety, healthcare, home care, nutrition information, exercise, housing, and a lot more.
Plus the day is loaded with entertainment, special guests, refreshments and tons of giveaways from event partners.
(Thursday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Brooklyn Sports Club
1540 Van Siclen Ave