West 104th Street Garden

June 5, 2009

June Events

Filed under: Events,Notices — by west104garden @ 7:03 am

Hi –LOTS to do the first Saturday in June!: in fact the whole month!

SATURDAY, June 6, 10 AM – Meeting. Work projects TBA

SATURDAY, June 6, 10 AM -= 2 PM GreenThumb Supplies Giveaway — Need volunteer(s) w/car or SUV
to pick up garbage bags, water hose(s), wheelbarrow. Please contact Mary Kelly [ 212 – 807 – 0266 ], get workday credit.
Pickup is at GreenThumb compound in Queens.

SATURDAY, June 6, 9 AM – 3 PM. Farmers’ Market season starts, courtesy of DEBNA, every Saturday thereafter during Summer. Known Live Musicians too from 10 AM – 2 PM, so drop by to meet, greet and eat at the Strangers’ Gate, 106th and CPW.

WEDNESDAY, June 18, Montessori ‘Graduation’ , 8 AM – 12 Noon, Stage area. The kids put on a charming ‘fly-up’ ceremony, getting ready for kindergarten in the Fall.

SATURDAY, June 20, GreenThumb’s “Summer Solstice” celebration, 10 AM – 4 PM, William Harris Garden,
NW corner of 153 St. & St. Nicholas Ave., Manhattan. BBQ, Parks Playmobile, Live Entertainment, Kids’ Crafts, call GT: (212) 788-8070 for more details on this Block Party to herald the start of summer.

SUNDAY, June 21, Make Music New York”, citywide celebration in community gardens, with live music here in our gardens! Last year’s event was super fun for all, 11 AM – 5 PM planned, for a family event.
Contact Paula McKenzie to volunteer your services for setup and cleanup. [ 212 – 222 – 6337 ]

THANKS TO:
Paula McKenzie & Raleigh Mayer & Julie Soledispa for spearheading /coordinating the successful Mother’s Day Plant Sale with Bake Sale and Flea Market for good measure!

Linda Prudhomme for 24-hr. turnaround getting check to GT for 4 months’ rental of, and to
Guy Pinté for clearing the space and taking delivery of the Porta-Potty into the East Garden. .

OTHER NEWS:

GT is holding A Photo Contest, celebrating its 30th Anniversary. Submit your favorite photos for a chance to have them displayed in Parks Art Gallery. Rules, deadlines at: http://www.greenthumbnyc.org.

All for now, LM

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