July events

All events are free and open to the public!

 

Tuesday

July 7, 14, 21, 28

10:30-11:00 am

STORYTIME READING FOR CHILDREN

Children 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!

 

Friday

July 10

7:00-9:00 pm

“ARTIST”

Original video by Alex Harsley, about the lives and work of four artists

 

Saturday

July 11

1:00-2:30 pm

PAPER BEAD MAKING WORKSHOP

Transform paper scraps into jewelry that you can wear, with Alex Coleman, jeweler extraordinaire

 

Saturday

July 11

7:30-10:00 pm

 

MUSIC UNDER THE STARS

Curated by our own garden member, Joff Wilson: Local Legends—and Up-and-Coming Local Legends—will present an evening of unforgettable and inspiring music

 

Tuesday

July 14, 7:00 pm

Events Committee Meeting

Please bring your proposals for August events

 

Thursday

July 16

6:00-8:00 pm

FOR THE LOVE OF HUMMUS

Garden member Amanda Loureiro will share her favorite hummus recipes, to prepare and eat in the garden!

 

Friday

July 17

7:00-9:00 pm

A NITTY-GRITTY SUMMER IN THE CITY—FOR FREE!

Come share some funky sounds—voices and music to liberate your sweaty soul, with your hostess who will toast us… Janet Restino at the mic with special guests, including improv poets, storytellers, and super fine talent to delight!

 

Saturday

July 18

2:00-7:00 pm

 

EVENTS FUNDRAISER, with 60s SING-A-LONG at 4 pm

Come by and enjoy some food, buy a raffle, or a T-shirt.  Listen and/or sing along to music featuring X-Tine and The City Timbres (lyric sheets will be provided).  Support our Events Committee and help us raise money to continue to bring FREE EVENTS to the Community!

 

Sunday

July 19

1:00-4:00 pm

DRAWING IN THE GARDEN WITH A MODEL

Experience 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

 

Wednesday

July 22

7:00-9:00 pm

VISUAL HISTORY OF THE LOWER EAST SIDE & THE EAST VILLAGE

Slide show and discussion with Shell Sheddy

 

Friday

July 24

7:00-9:00 pm

“NOWHERESVILLE”

An evening of NYC singer-songwriters, coordinated by garden member Peter Loureiro

 

Saturday

July 25

1:00-2:30 pm

 

COME MAKE A BRACELET

with the terrific bead artist, Christine Cameron

Sunday

July 26

4:00-6:00 pm

Garden Meeting