Calendar

Jun
29
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Jun 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Weekly Kids’ Yoga — Beginning Wednesday, April 20,  4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Kid’s Yoga has been designed especially for Elizabeth Street Garden to foster an appreciation for the Garden’s distinctive qualities. Kids will freeze in “strong statue” poses, learn about the life cycles of different Garden elements — seed to tree, caterpillar to butterfly, etc.; practice different “insect” poses;  and explore the sounds and other sensory qualities of the Garden through minimeditations, aiming to provide an opportunity for kids to connect to this beloved neighborhood space in a unique and meaningful way.

Instructor: local parent and Twisted Trunk instructor Suzanne Monto.

Open to kids of all ages and their families. FREE. Please bring your own mat, if you have one.

Natural Wellness Talk: Managing Stress
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Natural Wellness Talk: Managing Stress

Join us to learn methods and tools for effectively managing stress.

Kirsten Tempel, licensed practitioner of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, returns to the Garden with a new talk series covering such topics as detox, insomnia, allergies, fertility, women’s health, sports injuries, weight loss and ancient Chinese home remedies.

Open to the public and FREE.

Volunteer Orientation, before Movie Night
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Volunteer Orientation, before Movie Night

Volunteers keep the Garden open for our community. The more volunteers there are, the more hours the Garden can be open. Volunteering is flexible and simply involves welcoming visitors for just ONE hour at a time. Some volunteers volunteer each week, and other less frequently. Become a volunteer.

If you would like to volunteer but cannot make this time, please email volunteer@elizabethstreetgarden.org.

Movie Night: “Dragon” (2011)
Jun 29 @ 8:30 pm

Movie Night: Dragon (2011)

In this award-winning Hong Kong-Chinese film, a martial arts master with a dark past wants to start a new and tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and the former’s vicious father.

Directed by Peter Ho-Sun Chan
Drama/Thriller ‧ 115 minutes
In Chinese with English subtitles

Movie Nights are free, family-friendly events where neighbors can come out and meet one another for a great time. The Garden will remain open through the evening, so come, cool down, bring a blanket, picnic, cozy up and sink in!

For updated weather-related cancellations, visit elizabethstreetgarden.org.

Open to the public and FREE.

Jun
30
Thu
Children’s Storytime, weekly
Jun 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Children’s Storytime, weekly

Garden volunteer Alan Young and his 3-year-old son Callum entertain kids with their favorite stories.

Open to all children under age 5. FREE.

Jul
2
Sat
Tai Chi Outdoors With the Chinatown YMCA, weekly
Jul 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden is delighted to welcome the Chinatown YMCA back to the Garden for a third season of weekly tai chi classes, weather permitting.

All skill levels are welcome. Open to the public and FREE.

Community Gardening, weekly
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Community Gardening, weekly

Open to the public and FREE.

Jul
3
Sun
Vinyasa Yoga, weekly – NO CLASS THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND
Jul 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Vinyasa Yoga, weekly – NO CLASS THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Instructors from our neighborhood studios will help you get your stretch on. Please bring your own mat. Open to the public and FREE.

Live Music Sunday: Stephan Timonier
Jul 3 @ 4:30 pm

Live Music Sunday: Stephan Timonier

Our biweekly summer concert series continues. Don’t miss local musician Stephan Timonier performing in the Garden.

Open to the public and FREE.

Jul
6
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Jul 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Weekly Kids’ Yoga — Beginning Wednesday, April 20,  4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Kid’s Yoga has been designed especially for Elizabeth Street Garden to foster an appreciation for the Garden’s distinctive qualities. Kids will freeze in “strong statue” poses, learn about the life cycles of different Garden elements — seed to tree, caterpillar to butterfly, etc.; practice different “insect” poses;  and explore the sounds and other sensory qualities of the Garden through minimeditations, aiming to provide an opportunity for kids to connect to this beloved neighborhood space in a unique and meaningful way.

Instructor: local parent and Twisted Trunk instructor Suzanne Monto.

Open to kids of all ages and their families. FREE. Please bring your own mat, if you have one.

Jul
7
Thu
Children’s Storytime, weekly
Jul 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Children’s Storytime, weekly

Garden volunteer Alan Young and his 3-year-old son Callum entertain kids with their favorite stories.

Open to all children under age 5. FREE.

Jul
9
Sat
Tai Chi Outdoors With the Chinatown YMCA, weekly
Jul 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden is delighted to welcome the Chinatown YMCA back to the Garden for a third season of weekly tai chi classes, weather permitting.

All skill levels are welcome. Open to the public and FREE.

Community Gardening, weekly
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Community Gardening, weekly

Open to the public and FREE.

Kids’ Dragon Defense League With McNally Jackson Books — RESCHEDULED FROM JUNE 25
Jul 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Kids’ Dragon Defense League With McNally Jackson Books — RESCHEDULED FROM JUNE 25

Join McNally Jackson’s Dragon Defense League. Kids will create their own dragons and pledge to protect all dragons secretly living in Elizabeth Street Garden. Hosted by Yvonne Brooks from McNally Jackson Books.

All ages welcome. Open to the public and FREE.

Rain location: McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street.

Jul
12
Tue
Children’s Music, weekly
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Children’s Music, weekly

Live music, dancing, bubbles and fun with volunteers actress-singer Lauren Ruff and guitarist Pete Armstrong. We’ll provide music and percussion instruments for your little ones to sing, dance or play along. Bring the family and pack a picnic lunch for afterward.

Kids of all ages are welcome, but the music is geared especially towards newborns through 4-year-olds. FREE.

Seeds of a Memoir Writing Workshop
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Seeds of a Memoir Writing Workshop

This workshop, led by Barbara Horn, English professor emerita at Nassau Community College, includes exercises that help us discover, reflect, recall and create. With the Garden as backdrop, participants are encouraged to remember long-ago and perhaps far-away places as they begin work on memoir writing. Reading pieces with other members is encouraged but not required.

Workshop dates: May 24, June 7 and 28, and July 12 and 26.

Open to the public and FREE.

Jul
13
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Jul 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Weekly Kids’ Yoga — Beginning Wednesday, April 20,  4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Kid’s Yoga has been designed especially for Elizabeth Street Garden to foster an appreciation for the Garden’s distinctive qualities. Kids will freeze in “strong statue” poses, learn about the life cycles of different Garden elements — seed to tree, caterpillar to butterfly, etc.; practice different “insect” poses;  and explore the sounds and other sensory qualities of the Garden through minimeditations, aiming to provide an opportunity for kids to connect to this beloved neighborhood space in a unique and meaningful way.

Instructor: local parent and Twisted Trunk instructor Suzanne Monto.

Open to kids of all ages and their families. FREE. Please bring your own mat, if you have one.

Natural Wellness Talk: Insomnia
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Natural Wellness Talk: Insomnia

Join us to learn about the healing power of sleep and natural remedies for more rejuvenating rest.

Kirsten Tempel, licensed practitioner of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, returns to the Garden with a new talk series covering such topics as detox, insomnia, allergies, fertility, women’s health, sports injuries, weight loss and ancient Chinese home remedies.

Open to the public and FREE.

Movie Night: “Beijing Bicycle” (2002)
Jul 13 @ 8:30 pm

Movie Night: “Beijing Bicycle” (2002)

Movie Nights are free, family-friendly events where neighbors can come out and meet one another for a great time. The Garden will remain open through the evening, so come, cool down, bring a blanket, picnic, cozy up and sink in!

For updated weather-related cancellations, visit elizabethstreetgarden.org.

Open to the public and FREE.

Jul
14
Thu
Children’s Storytime, weekly
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Children’s Storytime, weekly

This week, Garden volunteer Jeannine Kiely entertains kids with her favorite stories.

Open to all children under age 5. FREE.

Jul
16
Sat
Tai Chi Outdoors With the Chinatown YMCA, weekly
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden is delighted to welcome the Chinatown YMCA back to the Garden for a third season of weekly tai chi classes, weather permitting.

All skill levels are welcome. Open to the public and FREE.

Community Gardening, weekly
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Community Gardening, weekly

Open to the public and FREE.

Jul
17
Sun
Live Music Sunday
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Live Music Sunday

Open to the public and FREE.

Jul
19
Tue
Children’s Music, weekly
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Children’s Music, weekly

Live music, dancing, bubbles and fun with volunteers actress-singer Lauren Ruff and guitarist Pete Armstrong. We’ll provide music and percussion instruments for your little ones to sing, dance or play along. Bring the family and pack a picnic lunch for afterward.

Kids of all ages are welcome, but the music is geared especially towards newborns through 4-year-olds. FREE.

Jul
20
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Jul 20 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Weekly Kids’ Yoga — Beginning Wednesday, April 20,  4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Kid’s Yoga has been designed especially for Elizabeth Street Garden to foster an appreciation for the Garden’s distinctive qualities. Kids will freeze in “strong statue” poses, learn about the life cycles of different Garden elements — seed to tree, caterpillar to butterfly, etc.; practice different “insect” poses;  and explore the sounds and other sensory qualities of the Garden through minimeditations, aiming to provide an opportunity for kids to connect to this beloved neighborhood space in a unique and meaningful way.

Instructor: local parent and Twisted Trunk instructor Suzanne Monto.

Open to kids of all ages and their families. FREE. Please bring your own mat, if you have one.

Volunteer Potluck & BBQ
Jul 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Volunteer Potluck & BBQ

Jul
21
Thu
Children’s Storytime, weekly
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Children’s Storytime, weekly

This week, Garden volunteer Jeannine Kiely entertains kids with her favorite stories.

Open to all children under age 5. FREE.

Jul
23
Sat
Tai Chi Outdoors With the Chinatown YMCA, weekly
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Friends of Elizabeth Street Garden is delighted to welcome the Chinatown YMCA back to the Garden for a third season of weekly tai chi classes, weather permitting.

All skill levels are welcome. Open to the public and FREE.

Community Gardening, weekly
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Community Gardening, weekly

Open to the public and FREE.

Jul
26
Tue
Children’s Music, weekly
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Children’s Music, weekly

Live music, dancing, bubbles and fun with volunteers actress-singer Lauren Ruff and guitarist Pete Armstrong. We’ll provide music and percussion instruments for your little ones to sing, dance or play along. Bring the family and pack a picnic lunch for afterward.

Kids of all ages are welcome, but the music is geared especially towards newborns through 4-year-olds. FREE.

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