August events

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Tuesdays
Aug 2, 9, 16
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 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

July events in the Garden

July Calendar (pdf)

Sunday, July 3 Time TBA KIDS Cook Traditional Italian
(risi e bisi, with fresh peas, salad & vinaigrette)
in the garden with Briar Winters & Barbara Caporale.
Tuesdays
July 5, 12, 19, 26
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!
Sunday, July 10
7:00-9:00 pm
LUMINOUS Ragas: A Concert of Indian Classical Music featuring Steve Gorn – Bansuri flute, Bill Buchen –Tabla, and Hallie Lakshmi –Tamboura
(Rain or Shine).
Friday, July 15
8:00-10:00 pm
WORLD CLASSICS Performed in Part by Pets, on DVD, by Connie Berry. Not your ordinary rerun– revisit our garden’s illustrious past with Treasure Island, Elizabeth and Essex, and Carmen. Popcorn included!
Saturday, July 16
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.
Sunday, July 17
2:00-3:30 pm
HERBAL MEDICINE with LOCAL PLANTS: Local herbalist Irina Adam will introduce you to a few local healing plants, and how to identify, harvest and prepare them. Make infused tinctures to take home, and enjoy fresh herbal tea.
Sunday, July 17
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 come to listen.
Friday, July 22
7:00-9:00 pm
“It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Night”: Celebrate the music of Prince with Karen Schifano and Amy Berkov.
Saturday, July 23
7:00-9:00 pm
The appropriately named Bill Pop brings the 60s BRITISH INVASION to 6&B Garden.
Sunday, July 24
1:00-4:00 pm
DRAWING IN THE GARDEN. Enjoy three hours of drawing from a model in our beautiful garden. Bring your art supplies. Some supplies available. Don’t forget the insect repellent. Free. Organized by Effie Serlis.
Sunday, July 24
4:00-5:00 pm
General Membership Meeting
Thursday
July 28
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. Fine for children accompanied by adult helpers.
Saturday, July 30
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.

June events at the garden

6 & B Garden Events Calendar - June 2016download as pdf : 6 & B Garden Events Calendar – June 2016

Wednesday, June 1
7:00-9:00 pm
An EVENING in the GARDEN with Artists Louise Millmann PJ Cirino, and Viv Maudlin.
Louise Millmann will present slides featuring her latest photographs and collages. Veteran actress Viv Maudlin, accompanied by noted videographer PJ Cirino, will also appear. Experience Viv’s wild adventures in Paris, Missouri, Las Vegas and beautiful Mastic Beach LI.
Saturday June 4
1:00-3:00 pm
Get CREATIVE and make a COLLAGE
with 6&B Garden creativity expert, Alex Coleman.
Saturday June 4
7:30-10:00 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.
Sunday June 5
1:00-4:00 pm
UKRAINIAN Village VOICES.
Ethnic musicologist and performer Maria Sonevytsky will conduct a seasonally spiced workshop of Ukrainian Song, including songs associated with early summer Ukrainian rituals.
Friday June 10
8:30-10:00 pm
HEMP in your LIFE, Part 1.
Join us for the award winning documentary, Bringing It Home, by filmmakers Linda Booker and Blaire Johnson.
Saturday June 11
1:00-6:00 pm
HEMP in your LIFE, Part 2.
Garden VP and hemp advocate Brooke Demos will spread the word about its benefits! Body, mind and spirit are all rejuvenated with the knowledge and use of hemp and hemp products. Enjoy product samples, and information on the re-legalization of industrial hemp.
Saturday June 11
7:30-10:00 pm
2016 Lower East Side High School FILM FESTIVAL,
presented by Jimmy Dougherty. Films include Elijah Gbotoe’s “Fatherhood,” a compelling documentary exploring the phenomenon of absent fathers, Kathleen Saint Armand’s “The Superior,” a psycho dystopia, and Europe Malik’s “Kaboom,” a comedy about the revenge of the High School Comic Book Club.
Sunday June 12
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 open mic. Bring words or just come to listen.
Friday June 17
8:00-10:00 pm
WORLD CLASSICS Performed in Part by Pets, on DVD, by Connie Berry.
Not your ordinary rerun– revisit our garden’s illustrious past with Treasure Island, Elizabeth and Essex, and Carmen. Popcorn included!
Friday June 24
7:00-9:00 pm
Sounds in the Garden: NOWHERESVILLE,
coordinated by garden member Peter Loureiro. An ongoing musical series featuring an eclectic mix of NYC singer-songwriters
Sunday June 26
1:00-4:00 pm
DRAWING IN THE GARDEN WITH A MODEL.
Drawing in the Garden meets once a month from May to October in the 6 & B Community Garden. Enjoy 3 hours of drawing from a model in our beautiful, lush, green garden. Bring your art supplies. Some supplies available for drop ins. Don’t forget the insect repellent. Organized by Effie Serlis.
4:00-6:00 pm General Membership Meeting