Art + Nature Series: Plant Printmaking & Illustration
Nov
16
4:00 PM16:00

Art + Nature Series: Plant Printmaking & Illustration

Field Day Fridays: Art + Nature Series

Calling all artists and flower lovers! Join Newtown Creek Alliance and NYC Audubon resident artist, Autumn Kioti, for a plant printmaking & illustration class celebrating native flowers and art and the exploration of where they meet. You will take a guided tour of the transition from summer to fall on the rooftop meadow while learning how nature and our urban areas intersect.
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$10 suggested donation to NYC Audubon and the Kingsland Wildflowers project for art materials. 

Family friendly event!  RSVP here.

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Intro to Mycology Workshop
Oct
21
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to Mycology Workshop

Join Newtown Creek Alliance and instructor Craig Trester for an introductory workshop on Mycology. Fungi are the keystone species that interconnect every facet of life in our world. This class will highlight the supreme influence these ancient and often overlooked organisms have upon our health, society, and environment and also provide a succinct peek into the Fungal Queendom from the perspectives of ecology, anthropology, pharmacology, and bioremediation. The class also features a workshop component that teaches attendees how to perform low tech and low cost mushroom cultivation techniques that can be replicated at home with upcycled materials. Reserve a spot here.

The event will begin with a tour of the Kingsland Wildflowers green roof. Space is limited.

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Support Green Roofs NYC!
Oct
19
4:00 PM16:00

Support Green Roofs NYC!

  • Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages (map)
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Join Council Members Rafael L. Espinal Jr. (D37), Stephen Levin (D33), and Donovan Richards (D31) to learn about their newly proposed Green Roof Bill, Int 1032-2018, "requiring that the roofs of certain buildings be covered in green roofs, solar panels or small wind turbines." Green Roofs create economic opportunities, environmental benefits, and make our city resilient in the face of climate change. 

This open-to-the-public, free event is being held at Kingsland Wildflowers atop Broadway Stages with open discussion at 5 PM. Refreshments will be served.  For more information visit the Eventbrite page here

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Nicolas Holiber: Birds on Broadway Audubon Sculpture Project
Oct
18
5:30 PM17:30

Nicolas Holiber: Birds on Broadway Audubon Sculpture Project

Learn about this ambitious public-art initiative scheduled to debut in April 2019 with the mission of drawing attention to the plight of birds threatened by climate change while bringing beauty to the urban landscape. RSVP here.  Limited to 40.

A Brooklyn Gin cocktail hour (cash bar) on the green roof will precede the artist presentation. 

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Open House New York Weekend
Oct
13
to Oct 14

Open House New York Weekend

Open House New York Weekend is a citywide celebration of architecture, urban design, and New York City. Every October, more than 250 buildings and projects across New York’s five boroughs - from infrastructure facilities to cultural spaces and from workspaces to private residences - open their doors to the public for tours and talks with architects, urban designers, historians, preservationists, and city leaders.

RSVP here.

DATE & TIMES for Kingsland Wildflowers Tours:

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10:00AM to 2:00PM

Sunday, October 14, 2018, 12:00PM to 4:00PM

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Sunset Tour and Pigeon Lecture with Author Andrew Garn
Sep
27
6:30 PM18:30

Sunset Tour and Pigeon Lecture with Author Andrew Garn

Join us for a roof tour and lecture from Andrew Garn, author of The New York Pigeon: Behind the Feathers, who will discuss his research on the unofficial New York City mascot species and share some of his incredible photography of these oft-overlooked creatures that fill our cityscape. Additionally, Garn will be discussing his new photo project on native wildflowers and showing off some of his photos from the green roof!

RSVP here.

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Bird Walks with Heather Wolf: Greenpoint Avenue Bridge to First Calvary Cemetery
Sep
23
8:00 AM08:00

Bird Walks with Heather Wolf: Greenpoint Avenue Bridge to First Calvary Cemetery

  • 405 Greenpoint Ave NY, 11222 United States (map)
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Join Brooklyn birder and author Heather Wolf in Greenpoint, Brooklyn as we bird Greenpoint Avenue Bridge to Calvary Cemetery! Heather will share her tips for birding in Brooklyn and beyond.   RSVP here

***Meet at Greenpoint Avenue Bridge on NE corner of Greenpoint Avenue and Kingsland Avenue***

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3rd Annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival
Sep
22
12:00 PM12:00

3rd Annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival

Join us for a fun day celebrating our third season of programming, education, and research at Kingsland Wildflowers. Visitors can explore the half-acre, green roof habitat and native plant garden. North Brooklyn community organizations will be tabling and featuring activities to engage families and children. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

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Open House Saturdays
Aug
18
12:00 PM12:00

Open House Saturdays

  • Kingsland Wildflowers Green Roof & Community Engagement Center (map)
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Every Third Saturday of the Month through September. 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Upcoming Dates:  August 18 and September 22

Tour the native plant garden and visit our community engagement space on these “Open House Saturdays."  Free and open to the public.

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Kingsland Wildflowers Sensorium
Jun
2
to Jun 3

Kingsland Wildflowers Sensorium

Brooklyn-based artists Cara Marie Piazza of Calyx Apothecary, fashion designer Merica Lee, and Marie Lockhart of Lockhart Embroidery team up to present you with a day of sensorial delights to celebrate and support Kingsland Wildflowers.  Join us for a holistic day that will stimulate your senses while playing with craft and supporting ecology, community, and preservation.  

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