Saturday, August 4th: Greening the City: Learn How to Live Green in the City

Greening the City: Learn How to Live Green in the City
Weeksville Heritage Center (1698 Bergen St., Brooklyn)
12-4pm
Free, register here

The Laundromat Project, in partnership with Weeksville Heritage Center, will present Greening the City (formerly Seeding the City) – a day of workshops, demonstrations, and art activities focused on environmental awareness, food cultivation, and urban beautification. Greening the City brings environmentalism down to earth. This free outdoor event is an opportunity for Brooklynites of all ages to connect with artists, farmers, and food activists about everyday ways to make eco-friendly choices that are fun and affordable.

Activities include:

Learn how to ride a bike with Bike New York (For kids only. Participants must bring a helmet and bike. Workshop will be held at Woods Playground on Bergen Street between Utica Ave and Rochester Ave from 1pm to 4pm. Register here)

Food demonstrations with Jenna Spevack and Melissa Danielle’s With Food in Mind (12-1:30pm) and by Family Cook Productions (2:30-4pm).

Green-related games and activities led by featured artists such as Roberto de Jesus, Antonia Perez, and Torkwase Dyson

Info on how to green your neighborhood and lower your bills presented by Citizens Committee of New York and Pratt Center for Community Development

Music by DJ Manchild Black

Carribean-style tacos and organic ice cream will be provided by Brooklyn Moon and General Greene

Fun raffle prizes given throughout the day provided by Flowerworks and Green in BKLYN

…and more!

Weeksville will also have their Farmer’s Market from 9am to 2pm.

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