Sesame Street’s “The Magical Wand Chase” at 6 & B Garden

On May 15, 2017, Sesame Street filmed a portion of their program “The Magical Wand Chase” at 6th & B Garden.

The program previously premiered on HBO in November 2017 and will be screening on PBS for a week starting Monday 3/25.

See the NYC metro area (Ch. 13) schedule below:


More about the episode:

Photos from the episode, some at 6th & B Garden:

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)