West 104th Street Garden

October 30, 2008

Upcoming Events – November

Filed under: Events — by west104garden @ 9:36 am

We like to keep you posted about stuff going on in our neighborhood. Here are three events coming up—one Friday October. 31, one this Saturday afternoon, November 1 and another on the evening of November 6.

We think these will be of interest to you.

1. West 107th St. has been coming together with their own block association. Trick or treat candy will be distributed to children by the group between 3 and 6PM on Friday Oct. 31 at 62 W. 107th St. between Manhattan and Columbus. There will be pumpkin carving too!

2. November 1 Harvest Festival/Day of the Dead

honoring the harvest season and departed souls

On Sat. Nov. 1, 12noon-5pm

at the La Perla Community Garden

(between Manhattan and Columbus

Avenues on W. 105th St.)

Festival includes:

Mexican family activities for celebrating and honoring departed souls.The event will feature crafts andstories provided by El Comite Guadalupana de la Iglesia Ascension.

The West Side Streets Renaissance Campaign will have a table with ideas for changing streets to make them safer for people walking, cycling and driving.

(Vendor spots available at $20 for general merchandise or $40 for food. If interested, please call Lulu-646-736-8450)

Please share with friends and neighbors!!

3.

The History and Future Of Our Neighborhood’s Underground Waters!

The Old Streams

Drinking Water

Waste Water

From the 1800’s Aqueducts on 100th Street, to the Gothic Water Tower on 98th Street and the Underground Streams still flowing under the new construction, our neighborhood has included notable structures above and below ground to direct our drinking, waste and natural waters.

Where does our water come from and go?

6 – 8 p.m.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Bloomingdale Library, 160 West 100th Street

(between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues)

Second Floor

Speaker:

Kevin Bone, Author, Water-Works:

The Architecture and Engineering of

New York City’s Water Supply

Invited Commentators from the

NYC Bureau of Waste Water and the New York

Public Library Map Division.

Park West Neighborhood History Group

Columbus/Amsterdam

Business Improvement District (BID)

For further information, call 212-865-3078

Jean L. Jaworek

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