August events

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Aug 2, 9, 16
10:30-11:00 am
Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories and songs with Ms. Thea, our local children’s librarian. Find out about the wonderful programs at the Ottendorfer Library!
Friday, Aug 5
7:30-10:00 pm
DANCE with us under the stars as our very own member, Terry Demos, spins New Wave, Post-Punk, Electronic, African and vintage Soul music. Dress to dance and dance to d-stress!
Saturday, Aug 6
2:00-6:00 pm
The Novices of the Old Ways LUGHNASADH celebration marks the beginning of the harvest season with games and song. Join this modern imagining of an ancient tradition.
Sunday, Aug 7
3:30-5:30 pm
A Garden Variety – POETRY and PROSE, hosted by Sahar Muradi and Mindy Levokove. Words among the bleeding hearts and the tomatoes. With featured readers and a short open mic. Bring words or just listen.
Friday, Aug 12
7:00-10:00 pm
MUSIC under THE STARS, curated by garden member Joff Wilson: Local Legends—and Up-and-Coming Local Legends—will present an evening of unforgettable and inspiring music.
Saturday, Aug 13
12:00-1:30 pm
KIDS COOKING Workshop: Cook up a seasonal summer dish with vegetables from our local farmers market & fresh herbs from the 6&B herb garden. We’ll taste-test, and everyone will get a recipe card! Ages 5 & up.
Saturday, Aug 13
1:00-3:30 pm
COME MAKE A PIECE OF JEWELRY with the terrific bead artist, Christine Cameron.
Saturday, Aug 13
8:00-10:00 pm
Arts Loisaida Foundation presents an evening of SHORT FILMS by local artists. Popcorn will be provided.
Cancelled due to weather

Sunday, Aug 14
1:00-4:00 pm

DRAWING IN THE GARDEN meets once a month (May–Oct). Enjoy 3 hours of drawing from a model in our lovely garden. Bring your art supplies (some available). Don’t forget insect repellent. Organized by Effie Serlis.
Sun, Aug 14, noon
Sat, Aug 20, 3:00 pm
Sun, Aug 21, 3:30 pm
Fri, Aug 26, 4:30 pm
Sat, Aug 27, 2:00 pm
Fringe AL FRESCO; A History of Servitude. Forget everything you know about history! The Department of Fools takes you on a wild and hilarious journey through the past; setting the record straight. Enjoy the masked mayhem of Commedia dell’Arte! Come fool around with us (1 hr)!
Thurs, Aug 18
8:00-10:00 pm
Fourth Annual MoRUS Film Fest themed, People for the Planet.” Featuring a curated selection of shorts, documentaries and features.
Saturday, Aug 27
7:00-9:00 pm
Sounds in the Garden: NOWHERESVILLE, hosted by garden member Peter Loureiro. This ongoing musical series features an eclectic mix of NYC singer-songwriters.
Sunday, Aug 28
1:00-3:00 pm
PAPER BEAD MAKING WORKSHOP: Transform paper scraps into jewelry that you can wear, with Alex Coleman, jeweler extraordinaire.
Sunday, Aug 28
4:00-5:00 pm
General Membership Meeting