August events

Saturday, August 1
7:00-9:00 pm
Alex Greenleaf & Michael Laderman Deliver a unique mix of original song, early Jazz, tin pan alley, folk music of the British Isles and a few hidden chestnuts from the 50s and 60s. With Alex Greenleaf on vocals, guitar and chromatic harmonica, & Michael Laderman on flute, piccolo, and alto flute. Expect to be transported.
Sunday, August 2 1:00-4:00 pm DRAWING IN THE GARDEN WITH A MODELExperience the drawing opportunity of a lifetime: come and draw our lovely garden with a model. Some materials are provided, but you may want to bring your own. This is for both professional and aspiring artists; facilitated by garden member Effie Serlis.
Tuesday,August 4 & 11
10:30-11:00 am
STORYTIME READING FOR CHILDRENChildren and their caregivers are invited to join us for some stories and songs with Ms. Thea, our local children’s librarian. Find out about all the free and wonderful programs happening at the Ottendorfer Library! 
Tuesday, August 4
8:30-9:30 pm
LES BIKE CULTURE INFLUENCES NYC & BEYONDMORUS Film Festival Co-hosting with TimesUp, present “Still We Ride” about Critical Mass, and another short compilation about the influence of the East Village and LES on bicycle advocacy and infrastructure.Doors open at 7:30 pm. 
Sunday, August 9
2:00-5:00 pm 
MOSAIC MAN, Jim Powerwill teach you how to makeyour own POWER mosaic; free supplies included! 
Tuesday, August 11
7:00 pm
Events Committee MeetingPlease bring your proposals for September events.
Thursday, August 13 6:30-8:00 pm Get CREATIVE and make a COLLAGE with 6&B creativity expert, Alex Coleman. 
Saturday, August 15
7:30-10:00 pm 
MUSIC UNDER THE STARSCurated by our own garden member, Joff Wilson: Local Legends—and Up-and-Coming Local Legends—will present an evening of unforgettable and inspiring music. 
Friday, August 21
Saturday, August 22
Sunday, August 23
12:30-4:30 pmFriday, August 28

5:30-7:30 pm

Saturday, August 29

1:30-3:30 pm

 

FRINGE FESTIVAL: Comedic Folk Musical follows two young friends’ quest to escape the Fantastical Storybook World of Death Forest. Pursued by a power-hungry enchantress, the boys must learn about integrity, sacrifice, and the power of friendship… to make it out alive
Sunday, August 23
4:00-6:00 pm 
Garden Meeting
Sunday, August 30
2:00-4:00 pm
RENAISSANCE STREET SINGERS
Sacred music of the renaissance, the “golden age of polyphony.” The group was founded in 1973 by John Hetland, and continues to present lovely free concerts throughout the year.
Sunday, August 30
4:00-6:00 pm
WATER DANCES- Masks, Puppets, Costumes!  For kids of all ages; 9 and under with a parent.  Garden member Mindy Levokove will inspire you as make masks, puppets and costumes—of fish, birds, water and garbage—to use in a parade, a procession or a story about water.