Thursday, Sept. 17:

The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation will hold a public hearing regarding funding for an affordable housing project to replace the Garden. This is where our voices can be heard.

Thursday, Sept. 17, 4:30 p.m.
Borough of Manhattan Community College Fiterman Hall
245 Greenwich St. (between Barclay Street & Park Place)
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Please be sure to check back Tuesday for our SAVE ELIZABETH STREET GARDEN NOW newsletter to learn how you can join the campaign to save the Garden. In the meantime, to let us know that you’d like to help, please fill out this short contact form.

Weekly in the Garden

Children’s Storytime — Wednesdays, 11 a.m. – Noon
Kids’ Yoga — Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Tai Chi Outdoors With the Chinatown YMCA
Thursdays, 11 a.m. – Noon
Community Gardening — Saturdays, 10 a.m. – Noon
Meridian Tapping — Sundays, 10 – 11 a.m.
Vinyasa Yoga — Sundays, 11 a.m. – Noon

All Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden activities and events are open to the public and FREE. For up-to-date details, check out and subscribe to the Garden calendar.

Coming Up in September

Live Music Sunday Sunday, Sept. 6, 4 – 6 p.m.
Garden Open on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 7, Noon – 6 p.m.
Movie Night Wednesday, Sept. 9, 8 p.m.
Living Soil Workshop, in celebration of the International Year of the Soil Saturday, Sept. 12, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Neighborhood Street Tree Care Event —
Sunday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Live Music Sunday Sunday, Sept. 20, 4 – 6 p.m.
Nebulae Botanica: Symphonic Gong Sound Healing Immersion, performed by Paramatma Siri Sadhana Thursday, Sept. 24, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Fourth Annual LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens) Harvest Arts Festival — Saturday, Sept. 26 & Sunday, Sept. 27

Do You Have a Programming Idea?

Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden volunteers are hard at work planning gardening, educational, cultural and wellness activities and events. If you or your local community organization are interested in providing free, public programming, hosting a special event or performing — music, dance, theater, spoken word, illusion, etc. — in the Garden, please complete this event form.