Thank you for everyone who supported the 35th Harvest Fest!

Thank you everyone who contributed, and local businesses and friends who supported us and donated raffle prizes. With 106 prizes worth over $4,500 this was our largest raffle ever.

 

Ace of Cuts 515 E 6th St $20 haircut
Amalia Daskalakis garden member $12 bottle of Aria Olive Oil
Chris Morrow – Piazzetta Pizza 1031 Rte 109, Farmingdale, NY $25 gift card
Chris Morrow garden member $120 Red Bull signed & framed Team shirt
Doggie Dearest 543 E. 5th St $80 one dog grooming, expires 1/6/19
Fred Timm garden member $75 psychotherapy session by appointment
Illumina East – 2 prizes 96 Ave B $249 each prize – 3 months unlimited yoga
Lancelotti Housewares 66 Ave. A $50 Gift Card
Sahar Muradi – 2 prizes garden member 2 ‘Community Garden’ T-shirts $10 each
Solo Pizza 27 Ave. B $18 Gift Certificate – large pie
Sunny & Annie Deli 94 Ave. B $30 store credit
East Side Ink 95 Ave. B $50 Tatoo Gift Card
Buenos Aires Steak House 513 Ave B $100 gift certificate
Christine Sachko – 2 prizes garden member $25 dreamcatcher & Blanket, $30 cosmetic purse
Cornerstone Cafe 17 Ave B $25 gift certificate
Exit 9 51 Ave A $25 gift certificate
Discovery Wines – 3 prizes 16 Ave B 3 bottles wine $20 each 2 red 1 white
Jenny Yang Supreme Laundromat 96 Ave B 3 prizes of $15 each drop off laundry
Juicy Lucy Juice Bar 85 Ave A $160 in home wheatgrass juicer
Kati Thai Cuisine 347 E. 14th St $50 gift certificate
North Sky Kung Fu – 2 prizes 137 W.28th ST $20 each, Tai Chi & Qigong sessions w/Mindy
North Sky Kung Fu 137 W.28th St 3 Kungfu Classes w/Julie
Sports fan garden member New Balance soccer ball
Amy Berkov garden member $35, book: Wildflowers of Field & Forest
Connie Berry garden member $25 Disney Mickey Mouse Portrait
Dinosaur Hill 306 E 9th St $22 East Village Toddler T-Shirt
Helen Levi Ceramics – 2 prizes 201 Richards St, Brooklyn $25 each, Handcrafted Mug
Robert Sietsema – 6 prizes garden member $17 each, 6 brand new cookbooks
Cervos Restaurant 43 Canal St $100 gift certificate
Economy Candy 108 Rivington St. 3 prizes of 2 3/4 lb bags of candy each
Saifee Hardware & Garden 114 First Ave $25 gift certificate
Boris & Horton Cafe 195 Ave A $39 – $25 gift certificate, B & H tote $14
Caravan of Dreams – 2 prizes 405 E. 6th St $50, 2 prizes of $25 ea. gift certificates
Flower Power Herbs & Roots, Inc 406 E. 9th St $20 gift certificate
Luke’s Lobster 93 E. 7th St $50 gift card
Theater for the New City 155 First Ave. $50, 2 tickets to Annual Village Halloween Costume Ball
Mark D @Tim Dark Salon 27 E. 3rd St $110, one haircut – man or woman
Source Ltd Print & Copy Shop 331 E. 9th St $25 gift certificate
William Hohauser – 2 prizes garden member $60 ea. Set of 4 Kino/Lorber DVDs classic animations
Ninth Street Expresso – 2 prizes 341 E. 10th St $25 ea., gift card
Parlor Hair Salon 102 Ave B $89 Aveda Product Sampler Basket
Lavagna Restaurant 545 E. 5th St $100 gift certificate
Dinter Fine Art garden member $40 book: Gardenista
The Bean 54 2nd Ave $25 gift card
Angelina Cafe 37 Ave A $60 dinner & drinks for 2
Sixth St. Community Center CSA 638 E. 6th St $60 full share Organic Fruits & Veggies
Film Forum – 5 prizes 209 W. Houston St 5 pairs of general admission tickest, $15 each
Croissanteria 68 Ave A Breakfast, coffee & stuffed savory croissant $10.08
Sally Young & Jimmy D. – 3 prizes garden members 3 original designed muslin shopping bag $10 each
Miss Lily’s 7 A Cafe 109 Ave A $75 lunch for 2, Monday – Friday
The Bhakti Center – 10 prizes 25 First Ave $75 yoga 5 class package each prize
Loyan Beausoleil – 2 prizes garden member Doggie Gift Bag – $20; 6 pack Montauk beer $15
Hub Thai 105 Ave A $17 lunch special for 2
Alex Coleman – 2 prizes garden member $12 handmade cup, $15 handmade bowl W/fish design
Lower East Side Ecology Ctr – 3 prizes FRH Est River Park $30, 3 plants $10 each prize
Marble & Milkweed – 2 prizes garden member $100, 2 gift certificates $50 each
Metopolitan Playhouse – 2 prizes 220 E. 4th St $60 set of 2 tickets each prize
Museum of the American Gangster 80 St. Marks Pl $40 2 tickets to the museum and tour
Patricia Pavez – 4 prizes garden member lg bag $20, sm lined bag $25, bowl & board $22, Rod Hansen cermaic bowl handmade $30
Sahar Muradi – 2 prizes garden member imported chocolate & licorice $30; carved stone jewelry box $30
Greenwich House After School 27 Barrow St one day of holiday camp 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
The Fiml-Maker’s Coop 475 Park Ave So., 6th Fl Storm de Hirsch Poetry book

35th Annual HarvestFest – Saturday, October 6, 2-7pm (rain-date: Sunday, October 7) 2018

Below is a sample of the available prize list for the raffle, from supporting local east village locals and businesses:

 

Ace of Cuts 515 E 6th St $20 haircut
Amalia Daskalakis garden member $12 bottle of Aria Olive Oil
Chris Morrow – Piazzetta Pizza 1031 Rte 109, Farmingdale, NY $25 gift card
Chris Morrow garden member $120 Red Bull signed & framed Team shirt
Doggie Dearest 543 E. 5th St $80 one dog grooming, expires 1/6/19
Fred Timm garden member $75 psychotherapy session by appointment
Illumina East – 2 prizes 96 Ave B $249 each prize – 3 months unlimited yoga
Lancelotti Housewares 66 Ave. A $50 Gift Card
Sahar Muradi – 2 prizes garden member 2 ‘Community Garden’ T-shirts $10 each
Solo Pizza 27 Ave. B $18 Gift Certificate – large pie
Sunny & Annie Deli 94 Ave. B $30 store credit
East Side Ink 95 Ave. B $50 Tatoo Gift Card
Buenos Aires Steak House 513 Ave B $100 gift certificate
Christine Sachko – 2 prizes garden member $25 dreamcatcher & Blanket, $30 cosmetic purse
Cornerstone Cafe 17 Ave B $25 gift certificate
Exit 9 51 Ave A $25 gift certificate
Discovery Wines – 3 prizes 16 Ave B 3 bottles wine $20 each 2 red 1 white
Jenny Yang Supreme Laundromat 96 Ave B 3 prizes of $15 each drop off laundry
Juicy Lucy Juice Bar 85 Ave A $160 in home wheatgrass juicer
Kati Thai Cuisine 347 E. 14th St $50 gift certificate
North Sky Kung Fu – 2 prizes 137 W.28th ST $20 each, Tai Chi & Qigong sessions w/Mindy
North Sky Kung Fu 137 W.28th St 3 Kungfu Classes w/Julie
Sports fan garden member New Balance soccer ball
Amy Berkov garden member $35, book: Wildflowers of Field & Forest
Connie Berry garden member $25 Disney Mickey Mouse Portrait
Dinosaur Hill 306 E 9th St $22 East Village Toddler T-Shirt
Helen Levi Ceramics – 2 prizes 201 Richards St, Brooklyn $25 each, Handcrafted Mug
Robert Sietsema – 6 prizes garden member $17 each, 6 brand new cookbooks
Cervos Restaurant 43 Canal St $100 gift certificate
Economy Candy 108 Rivington St. 3 prizes of 2 3/4 lb bags of candy each
Saifee Hardware & Garden 114 First Ave $25 gift certificate
Boris & Horton Cafe 195 Ave A $39 – $25 gift certificate, B & H tote $14
Caravan of Dreams – 2 prizes 405 E. 6th St $50, 2 prizes of $25 ea. gift certificates
Flower Power Herbs & Roots, Inc 406 E. 9th St $20 gift certificate
Luke’s Lobster 93 E. 7th St $50 gift card
Theater for the New City 155 First Ave. $50, 2 tickets to Annual Village Halloween Costume Ball
Mark D @Tim Dark Salon 27 E. 3rd St $110, one haircut – man or woman
Source Ltd Print & Copy Shop 331 E. 9th St $25 gift certificate
William Hohauser – 2 prizes garden member $60 ea. Set of 4 Kino/Lorber DVDs classic animations
Ninth Street Expresso – 2 prizes 341 E. 10th St $25 ea., gift card
Parlor Hair Salon 102 Ave B $89 Aveda Product Sampler Basket
Lavagna Restaurant 545 E. 5th St $100 gift certificate
Dinter Fine Art garden member $40 book: Gardenista
The Bean 54 2nd Ave $25 gift card
Angelina Cafe 37 Ave A $60 dinner & drinks for 2
Sixth St. Community Center CSA 638 E. 6th St $60 full share Organic Fruits & Veggies
Film Forum – 5 prizes 209 W. Houston St 5 pairs of general admission tickest, $15 each
Croissanteria 68 Ave A Breakfast, coffee & stuffed savory croissant $10.08
Sally Young & Jimmy D. – 3 prizes garden members 3 original designed muslin shopping bag $10 each
Miss Lily’s 7 A Cafe 109 Ave A $75 lunch for 2, Monday – Friday
The Bhakti Center – 10 prizes 25 First Ave $75 yoga 5 class package each prize
Loyan Beausoleil – 2 prizes garden member Doggie Gift Bag – $20; 6 pack Montauk beer $15
Hub Thai 105 Ave A $17 lunch special for 2
Alex Coleman – 2 prizes garden member $12 handmade cup, $15 handmade bowl W/fish design
Lower East Side Ecology Ctr – 3 prizes FRH Est River Park $30, 3 plants $10 each prize
Marble & Milkweed – 2 prizes garden member $100, 2 gift certificates $50 each
Metopolitan Playhouse – 2 prizes 220 E. 4th St $60 set of 2 tickets each prize
Museum of the American Gangster 80 St. Marks Pl $40 2 tickets to the museum and tour
Patricia Pavez – 4 prizes garden member lg bag $20, sm lined bag $25, bowl & board $22, Rod Hansen cermaic bowl handmade $30
Sahar Muradi – 2 prizes garden member imported chocolate & licorice $30; carved stone jewelry box $30
Greenwich House After School 27 Barrow St one day of holiday camp 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
The Fiml-Maker’s Coop 475 Park Ave So., 6th Fl Storm de Hirsch Poetry book

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

 

Saturday Sept 8
5:00-6:00 pm 

Saturday Sept 8
6:15-7:15 pm

Action Racket Theatre (aka Lois Mingus & Joanie Zosike): Tailored Tales– New Improved Radio Play! (Sally)

 

Katie McKay leads a VINYASA YOGA experience, accessible to practitioners of all levels. We will develop flexibility and strength. BYO mat.  (Katie)

Sunday Sept 9
2:00-4:00 pm
A Ritual in X Movements: A Conversation & Demonstration on Food, Memory, & Ritual. Join artist Allie Wist and poet Sahar Muradi in a story circle, followed by demonstrations. Share stories of your own food traditions! (Sahar)
Friday Sept 14
7:00 pm
THE BRAINWASHING OF MY DAD. Filmmaker Jen Senko examines the rise of right­wing media through the lens of her father, whose immersion in it radicalized him, subsequently rocking the foundation of their family.  (Anna)
Sat Sept 15
3:00-5:00 pm 

Sat Sept 15
7:30-10:00 pm

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

 

MUSIC under THE STARS, coordinated by garden member Joff Wilson: Local Legends present an evening of inspiring and unforgettable music. (Joff)

Sunday Sept 16
11:00 am-1:00 pm
KIDS COOKING Workshop: Cook up a seasonal summer dish to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. Everyone gets a recipe card! Ages 5 & up. (Briar)
Sat Sept 22
5:00 pm 

7:00 pm

LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival program:
Make the BUTTONS of your DREAMS with garden member Sally Young(Sally) 

Agent of Paradise, written, directed, and filmed by Mary Bellis, is a glimpse into the East Village at a time (1983-84) that is now erasing itself due to gentrification and development. Presented by MM Serra and Filmmakers Coop with help from the Dept. of Cultural Affairs. (Sally, MM)

Sun Sept 23
1:00-4:00 pm 

 

 

5:00-6:30 pm

 

7:00 pm

 

4:00-5:00 pm

LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival program:
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. (Effie) 

Psychedelic surf­rock by Los Chupacabras (Scott)

 

Club Cumming returns to 6th & B; featuring Alan Cumming (Scott)

 

6 & B Garden General Membership Meeting

Wed Sept 26
7:00 pm 

Friday Sept 28
7:00 pm

 

Sat Sept 29
4:00 pm

 

 

Sat Sept 29
6:00-8:00 pm

Are you READY to GET LUCKY? Take your chances and, just maybe, bring home a wonderful recycled treasure, from 6 & B BINGO! (Connie, Amy)

 

Sounds in the Garden: NOWHERESVILLE, coordinated by garden member Peter Loureiro, featuring an eclectic mix of NYC singer-songwriters. (Anna)

 

A Garden Variety – POETRY and PROSE, hosted by Mindy Levokove and Sahar Muradi. Words among the bleeding hearts and the tomatoes. Featured readers & open mic. Bring words or listen. RAINDATE: Sun Sept 30, 4:30 pm. (Mindy)

 

60s SING­A­LONG & KARAOKE – Listen and/or sing along to some of the greatest hits of the 60’s and beyond… featuring X­tine & The Timbres. Lyric sheets will be provided!  (Xtine)

Sunday Sept 30
1:00-4:00 pm
CELEBRATE BIODIVERSITY AT 6&B!: Learn about plants, birds, bugs…with Melinda Billings, Loyan Beausoleil, Georgia Silvera Seamans, & A. Berkov. (Amy)

 

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.