August Events – all events are free and open to the public

 

Tuesdays

Aug 7, 14

10:30-11:00 am

STORYTIME READING FOR CHILDREN:

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories

and songs with Ms. Thea, our local children’s librarian.

Find out about all the wonderful free programs at the Ottendorfer Library.

Saturday Aug 11

2:00-5:00 pm

MOSAIC MAN, Jim Power will show you how to make your own POWER mosaic; free supplies included!
Thursday Aug 16

8:00 pm

MoRUS 6th Annual Film Fest Puts Issues of Water Insecurity on Tap, with

Water for Life: The Diary of Jay Z — The Hip hop impresario teams up with the UN to explore the water crisis in Africa. Flint— A woman takes a stand against the powers that be, in the face of the toxic water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

Friday Aug 17

7:00 pm

Sounds in the Garden: NOWHERESVILLE, hosted by Peter Loureiro.  This ongoing musical series features an eclectic mix of NYC singer-songwriters.
Saturday Aug 18

11:00 am-1:00 pm

 

Saturday Aug 18

3:00-5:00 pm

 

Saturday Aug 18

7:30-10:00 pm

KIDS COOKING Workshop: Cook up a seasonal summer dish with market vegetables & herbs from 6&B. Everyone gets a recipe card! Ages 5 & up.

 

Get CREATIVE and make a COLLAGE with 6 & B creativity expert, Alex Coleman.

 

MUSIC under THE STARS, coordinated by garden member Joff Wilson:

Local Legends—and Up-and-Coming Local Legends—present an evening of

inspiring and unforgettable music.

Sunday Aug 19

3:00-5:00 pm

 

Sunday Aug 19

6:00-7:00 pm

The VAGABOND VELONATORS, John Campo &Tom Ryan, will play blues, R&B, and Jazz, including original compositions; an afternoon of mellow music.

 

Katie McCay leads a VINYASA YOGA experience, accessible to practitioners

of all levels. We will flow with our breath and move through postures to help develop flexibility and strength, and peace in our minds. BYO mat.

Friday Aug 24

7:00-8:30 pm

Experience FIVE ESSENTIAL OILS to support you during the dog days of summer! Katie McKay will discuss how these oils can help you with common ailments. Each attendee will make an intuitive blend to take away.
Saturday Aug 25

2:00-4:00 pm

 

Saturday Aug 25

5:00-7:00 pm

COME MAKE A PIECE OF JEWELRY with the terrific bead artist, Christine Cameron.

 

SHADOWLANDS will get your feet tapping and your emotions engaged! Featuring musical journeymen who keep their music true to the front line concerns: Chris Burns, Melissa Connell, Gina Tlamsa, Vivian Stoll.

Sunday Aug 26

1:00-4:00 pm

 

 

4:00-6:00 pm

 

6:00-7:00 pm

DRAWING IN THE GARDEN: Enjoy 3 hours of drawing from a model in our beautiful community garden. Bring your art supplies. Some supplies available.

Don’t forget the insect repellent. Organized by Effie Serlis.

 

6 & B Garden General Membership Meeting

 

Katie McKay leads a VINYASA YOGA experience, accessible to practitioners

of all levels. We flow with our breath and move through postures to help

develop flexibility and strength, and peace in our minds. BYO mat.

 

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

Tuesdays

July 3, 10, 17,

24, 31

10:30-11:00 am

STORYTIME READING FOR CHILDREN:

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories and songs with Ms. Thea, our local children’s librarian. Find out about all the wonderful free programs at the Ottendorfer Library.

Thursday

July 12

7:00 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 with their adult helpers.
Saturday

July 14

8:30 pm

 

WHAT ABOUT ME, hosted by the Film-Makers’ Cooperative.  In the late 1980s Rachel Amodeo wrote, produced, and starred in this cinema verite portrait of the East Village, with an ensemble cast of NYC’s punk rock luminaries– “a hidden masterwork” (The New Yorker, 2018).  Rachel Amodeo in person.
Sunday

July 15

3:00-5:00 pm

DAY BOAT Brass Quartet brass quartet plays a wide selection of classical music.  Steve Levi and Lauren Draper play trumpet, Fiori Matteis is on trombone, and local legend Dave Hofstra is on tuba.
Friday July 20

7:00-9:00 pm

BABYSODA: Familiar old-time tunes, with old-time instruments– sure to delight the young and old!
Saturday July 21

3:00-5:00 pm

 

Saturday July 21

7:30-10:00 pm

Hot, Hot, Hot! Make a fan, and decorate it with your own artistic collage… with

6&B Garden creativity expert, Alex Coleman.

 

MUSIC under THE STARS, coordinated by garden member Joff Wilson: Local Legends—and Up-and-Coming Local Legends—present an evening of

inspiring and unforgettable music.

Sunday

July 22

1:00-4:00 pm

 

4:00-6:00 pm

DRAWING IN THE GARDEN: Enjoy 3 hours of drawing from a model in our beautiful community garden. Bring your art supplies. Some supplies available.

Don’t forget the insect repellent. Organized by Effie Serlis.

 

6 & B Garden General Membership Meeting

Thursday

July 26

3:00-9:00 pm

Solar Nights Open Mic makes a triumphant return!  All performers welcomed  (music, spoken word, poetry, performance, art, dance, comedy, anything goes).  Non-judgmental LGBQT open mic hosted by Jayse Vegas & Ayana Carey.
Friday

July 27

7:00 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

July 29

11:00 am-2:00 pm

 

Sunday

July 29

5:00-9:00 pm

Anna Sawaryn will show you how to use wax and dyes to make PYSANKY.  For centuries, Ukrainians have created these extraordinary Easter Eggs– they represent life and were given to friends as symbols of good fortune

 

The boys that brought you Club Cumming bring you A MIDSUMMER’S NIGHT CLUB CUMMING; with performances by all of the best that Club Cumming has to offer!!!