July events – all events are free and open to the public

July 9
11:00 am-12:30 pm
#KIDSCOOK Your Culture!
Cook up a family summertime recipe 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.
1:00-4:00 pm DRAWING IN THE GARDEN: Enjoy 3 hours of drawing from a model in our beautiful garden. Bring your art supplies. Some supplies available. Don’t forget the insect repellent. Organized by Effie Serlis.
July 11, 18, 25
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!
July 15
3:00 pm
CITY OF WATER Day– In your neighborhood, with Global Water Dance and Mindy Levokove– aqueous dance, music and poetry, for safe water everywhere for everyone!
5:00-7:00 pm SONG SWAP: This event is for anyone who loves to sing or thinks they might! Play games, learn vocal warm-ups and songs, and teach the group a song… if you’re feeling brave. Coordinated by Caroline Parsons.
July 16
3:00 pm
DAY BOAT Brass Quartet is a newly formed brass quartet that plays a wide selection of classical music, from Bach and Corelli to Rudder and Hindemith. Steve Levi and Lauren Draper play trumpet, Fiori Matteis is on trombone, and local legend Dave Hofstra is on tuba.
July 20
7-9 pm
Make the BUTTONS of your DREAMS with garden member Sally Young! Be well-turned out at your next demonstration. Button beginners welcome.
July 21
7-10 pm
MUSIC under THE STARS, curated by garden Joff Wilson: Local Legends—and Up-and-Coming Legends—present an evening of inspiring music.
July 22
3:30-5:30 pm
A Garden Variety – POETRY and PROSE, hosted by Mindy Levokove. Words among the bleeding hearts and the tomatoes. With featured readers and a short open mic. Bring words or just come to listen.
July 23
4-6 pm
6 & B Garden General Membership Meeting
July 26
7:00-9:00 pm
TRASH TO TREASURES strikes again! Connie Berry will show you how to turn tired T-shirts into one-of-a kind TOTES. Bring a clean T-shirt to transform, with scissors. Fine for children accompanied by adult helpers.
July 28
7:00 pm
Sounds in the Garden: NOWHERESVILLE, coordinated by garden member Peter Loureiro, featuring an eclectic mix of NYC singer-songwriters.
July 29
2:00-4:00 pm
Discover the garden with wit, art, and a treasure hunt! MOSHI, with Caroline Murgue, promotes children’s well-being with art and development of reasoning. For children 5-13 years old, with parents.

6 & B Events presented in part by a matching grant from Partnership For Parks, and individual contributions!


6 & B July 2017 Calendar