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

Sunday
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.
Tuesdays
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!
Saturday
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.
Sunday
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.
Thursday
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.
Friday
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.
Saturday
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.
Sunday
July 23
4-6 pm
6 & B Garden General Membership Meeting
Wednesday
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.
Friday
July 28
7:00 pm
Sounds in the Garden: NOWHERESVILLE, coordinated by garden member Peter Loureiro, featuring an eclectic mix of NYC singer-songwriters.
Saturday
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

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

6 & B Events presented in part by a matching grant from Partnership For Parks

Saturday
June 3
6:00-8:00 pm
LIVE BAND! 60s
SING-A-LONG & KARAOKE:
Rock out with X-Tine and The City Timbres.
Sunday
June 4
1:00-4:00 pm
DRAWING IN THE GARDEN: Drawing in the  Garden meets in the 6 & B Community 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.
Thursday
June 8
1:00-5:00 pm

Thursday
June 8
7:00-8:30 pm

8th Annual HEMP HISTORY Presentation:  Brooke Demos will extoll the benefits of hemp and the importance of farming re-legalization in the USA, and give away sample hemp products.  Come by and learn something new!

 
SCIENCE IN AND BEYOND THE CITY: Students from the Berkov tropical ecology lab at the City College of New York are studying biodiversity– from rain forests to out-of-the-way corners of NYC.

Sunday
June 11
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.
Friday
June 16
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.
Saturday
June 17
1-3 pm
EcoFest 2017, People Power Planet Party: What are some of our smallest garden members up to? INSECT SHOW & TELL, with observer Amy Berkov.
Friday
June 23
8:00-9:30 pm
STAND UP or stand by.  Lose your summer blues with The Kubala: Six comics from diverse backgrounds; produced and hosted by veteran stand up comic Paula Dattner.
Saturday
June 24
1-3 pm
Come make PRINTS FROM STYRAFOAM with garden creativity expert Alex Coleman. Dress for making a mess!
Saturday
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 25
4-6 pm
6 & B Garden General Membership Meeting
Sunday
June 25
7:00 pm
Friday
June 30
7:00 pm
Steve Gorn on bansuri (indian bamboo flute) and Bill Buchen (tabla) will perform LUMINOUS RAGAS from the world of North Indian Classical Music (rain or shine). Raga is “that which colors the mind”.
 
A SOLDIER’S HOLIDAY:  A female soldier comes home for Xmas Holiday. Musical work in progress, Statue of Liberty Band and Sirovich
Theater Group.

6 & B Events presented in part by a matching grant from Partnership For Parks

6 & B June 2017 Calendar (pdf)