Calendar

Jul
30
Sat
Tai Chi Outdoors With the Chinatown YMCA, weekly
Jul 30 @ 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 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Community Gardening, weekly

Open to the public and FREE.

Art Space
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Art Space

Open to the public and FREE.

Jul
31
Sun
Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly
Jul 31 all-day

Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly

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.

Vinyasa Yoga, weekly
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Vinyasa Yoga, weekly

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
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Live Music Sunday

Open to the public and FREE.

Aug
2
Tue
Children’s Music, weekly
Aug 2 @ 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.

Aug
3
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Aug 3 @ 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.

“The Catalan Soul,” presented by the Catalan Institute of America
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Catalan Soul, presented by the Catalan Institute of America

Catalan poet Jaume Bosquet has prepared L’ Ànima Catalana (The Catalan Soul), a reading of poems from the works of Salvador Espriu, Ramon Llull, Joan Maragall, Miquel Martí i Pol, Juan Verdaguer, among others. In catalan.

Open to the public and FREE.

The Catalan Institute of America is an American membership organization dedicated to strengthening the bonds between Catalonia and the United States. Based in Manhattan, the Catalan Institute works to celebrate Catalan culture, language and heritage throughout America.

Aug
4
Thu
Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly

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.

Aug
6
Sat
Tai Chi Outdoors With the Chinatown YMCA, weekly
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Community Gardening, weekly

Open to the public and FREE.

Aug
7
Sun
Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly
Aug 7 all-day

Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly

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.

Aug
10
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Aug 10 @ 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: Pain Management
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Natural Wellness Talk: Pain Management

Learn natural ways to help your body recover from injury faster and to manage pain effectively. Great for those with sports injuries and arthritis.

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, pain management, weight loss and ancient Chinese home remedies.

Open to the public and FREE.

Movie Night: “Big Night” (1996)
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm

Movie Night: “Big Night” (1996)

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.

Aug
11
Thu
Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly

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.

Aug
13
Sat
Tai Chi Outdoors With the Chinatown YMCA, weekly
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Community Gardening, weekly

Open to the public and FREE.

Aug
14
Sun
Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly
Aug 14 all-day

Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly

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.

Live Music Sunday
Aug 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Live Music Sunday

Open to the public and FREE.

Aug
16
Tue
“Kookerville,” presented by Fourth Arts Block
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm

Kookerville, presented by Fourth Arts Block

Open to the public and FREE

Aug
17
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Aug 17 @ 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.

Zen in Your Precinct With Our NYPD 5th Precinct
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Zen in Your Precinct With Our NYPD 5th Precinct

Instructor courtesy of Yoga to the People.

Open to the public and FREE.

 

Aug
18
Thu
Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly

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.

Aug
20
Sat
Tai Chi Outdoors With the Chinatown YMCA, weekly
Aug 20 @ 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
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Community Gardening, weekly

Open to the public and FREE.

Aug
21
Sun
Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly
Aug 21 all-day

Volunteer Orientation, semiweekly

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.

Aug
24
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Aug 24 @ 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: Allergies
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Natural Wellness Talk: Allergies

Learn natural ways to relieve seasonal allergies.

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, pain management, weight loss and ancient Chinese home remedies.

Open to the public and FREE.

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