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Open Garden Day NYC

On Saturday, July 20, 2019, dozens of GreenThumb's community gardens in New York City will be opening their gates to the public on the same day for Open Garden Day NYC. Enjoy a day of free activities and share in our gardens. View a map of all Open Garden Day locations

Open Garden Day NYC Events

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC at East Fourth Street Community Garden

at East Fourth Street Community GardenBrooklyn

9:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy face painting, music workshops, Qigong, a puppet show and workshop, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC: Domino Tournament - Brooklyn

at Good Life GardenBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This free domino tournament is open to players of all ages, rating, and strength. There will be bonuses including an award ceremony for the tournament participants.
Free!

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC: Medicina + Community = Healing

at El Sol Brillante Community GardenManhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Using plants directly from the garden and Borikén (Puerto Rico), we’ll make herbal products, share stories, learn about the medicinal qualities of plants and honor our healing legacies.
Free!

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC: Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

at Dorothy K. McGowan Memorial GardenManhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Ethiopia's coffee ceremony is an integral part of their social and cultural life. An invitation to attend a coffee ceremony is considered a mark of friendship or respect.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC: Free Tea Party & Meditation Class

at Hollenback Community GardenBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of FREE activities, including a Weeding Workshop, Tea Party with Live Music, and a Meditation Class.
Free!

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC at Dunton Community Garden

at Dunton and Civic Association Community GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Festivities include face painting, music, food, a bouncy house, free children's activities, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC in North Brooklyn

at El Puente/ Earth Spirit Garden (in )Brooklyn, Red Shed GardenBrooklyn, Heckscher Children’s GardenBrooklyn, Java Street Community GardenBrooklyn, Keap Fourth Community GardenBrooklyn, Berry Street Garden, Lentol GardenBrooklyn, Sunshine Community GardenBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Spend Open Garden Day exploring some of the community gardens in North Brooklyn!
Free!

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC at Smiling Hogshead Ranch

at Smiling Hogshead RanchQueens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join community gardeners at Smiling Hogshead Ranch for a scavenger hunt or just stop by to watch the butterflies and enjoy the garden!
Free!

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC at Pleasant Village Community Garden

at Pleasant Village Community Garden (in )Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pleasant Village Community Garden will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for all to enjoy. Sit in the shade and see what we grow!
Free!

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC: Drawing and Coloring

at Woodycrest Community GardenBronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Woodycrest Community Garden and BxArts Factory on Open Garden Day NYC for snacks, crafts, and community!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

CANCELLED: Open Garden Day NYC at Melrose New Generation Community Garden

at Melrose New Generation Community GardenBronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring the entire family to Melrose New Generation Community Garden to play an assortment of fun, interactive street games on Open Garden Day!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC at Hill Street

at Hill Street GardenStaten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come join us for a day of summer activities at Hill Street Garden!
Free!

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC at for 6BC Botanical Garden

at 6BC Botanical GardenManhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join us for the first of three garden readings this summer and enjoy a wonderful afternoon in a bucolic setting with amazing poetry and spoken word.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul20

Open Garden Day at Walt L. Shamel Community Garden

at Walt L. Shamel Garden (in )Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come and beat the heat with shade and sprinklers!
Free!

Jul20

CANCELLED: Open Garden Day NYC: Youth Day at Green Patch on Walton

at Green Patch on WaltonBronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Festivities include games, music, food, crafts, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC: Egg Workshop

at Imani II Community GardenBrooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
We'll review the production of an egg starting from inside the chicken's body and trace it all the way through to your plate.
Free!

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC: Reclaiming Ancestral Knowledge: Fermenting Caribbean Fruits and Vegetables

at Belmont Little FarmersBronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to ferment fruits and vegetables from the garden to make vinegar, pickles, and other tasty garnishes. This workshop will include a hands-on cooking demonstration and tasting.
Free!

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC at Hope the Friendly Garden on the Hill

at Hope the Friendly Garden on the HillManhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come and join the gardners at Hope the Friendly Garden on the Hill for a composting workshop led by senior garden volunteer Xavier Trevino.
Free!

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