NYC Parks GreenThumb’s Annual Harvest Fair 2013
Saturday, September 7, 2013
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
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NYC Parks GreenThumb invites our gardeners, friends, and family to join us for our Annual Harvest Fair, a day of celebration and fun-filled activities for the whole family! There will be live entertainment with Sergio Batista and Salvador Dominguez & Bambo Yo, a harvest competition, hands-on activities for the children, hula hoop game challenges, face painting, a piñata and the NYC Parks Play Mobile, raffle prizes, music and dance and a domino tournament. There will also be workshops on learning about the environment and gardening, with a cooking demonstration and food samplings by Harlem Seed and pretzels from UTZ Participation.
Workshops include "Working with Kids in a Community Garden," "Make Your Own Soap with Garden Supplies," "Growing Food in Containers," and an outdoor yoga class.
Melissa Cebollero, Director of Health and Human Services Office of the Bronx Borough President, will be the guest speaker.
GreenThumb will provide bus service for Brooklyn gardeners/guests on a first come first served basis please contact Dyanne Norris at (212) 442-0155 to be added to the list. The two location will be:
• Bus # 1 Thomas Jefferson High School- 400 Pennsylvania Ave, Between Dumont & Blake avenues Brooklyn
• Bus # 2 Boys & Girls HIGH School 1700 Fulton St. between Utica Ave. & Malcolm X Blvd Brooklyn
GreenThumb staff will welcome gardeners and guests at each site.
Co-sponsored by Bronx Green-Up of The New York Botanical Garden.