Open Garden Day NYC

Saturday, August 1, 2020

11:00 a.m.2:35 p.m.

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This year, NYC Parks GreenThumb’s annual Open Garden Day NYC will be a week long virtual celebration. GreenThumb will host a series of virtual garden tours across NYC throughout the week leading up to Open Garden Day on our Instagram (@greenthumbgrows) and Facebook (@GreenThumbNYC) pages.

On Saturday, August 1, we will host a special day of programming on Facebook Live at Brooklyn Bears Carlton Ave. Garden
The day will include workshops, music, and garden tours, including: 

  • 11:00 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.: Welcome by Bill LoSasso, Director of NYC Parks GreenThumb
  • 11:05 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.: Succulent workshop with Urban Park Ranger, Jane Deng
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Herbalism workshop with community gardener, Stephen Reid
  • 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.: Music performance by Batalá New York, an all-female percussion ensemble playing Afro-Brazilian music
  • 1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Intermission
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Live garden tour with Q&A of Brooklyn Bears Carlton Ave. Garden led by community gardener, Jon Crow.
  • 2:30 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.: Closing by Karyn Williams, GreenThumb Assistant Director for Planning & Programs
    *Schedule subject to change

Be sure to tune in starting at 11:00 a.m. on our Facebook page: @GreenThumbNYC


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