Calendar

May
28
Sat
Community Gardening
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Open to the public and FREE.

May
29
Sun
Vinyasa Yoga, weekly
May 29 @ 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.

May Yoga Partner Om Factory instructor: Caitlin Lavelle

May
31
Tue
Children’s Music, weekly
May 31 @ 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 afterwards.

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

Jun
1
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Jun 1 @ 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.

Jun
2
Thu
Childrens’ Storytime, weekly
Jun 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

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.

Jun
4
Sat
Community Gardening
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Open to the public and FREE.

Movement & Music for Infants With Citibabes
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Movement & Music for Infants With Citibabes

This children’s class, hosted by neighborhood Citibabes,  centers on an infant’s physical, cognitive and social development through age-appropriate play.

Open to the public. Best for children through 12 months old. FREE.

Fourth Season Celebration: Community Potluck and BBQ
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fourth Season Celebration: Community Potluck and BBQ
Dedicated to Garden Volunteers & Saving Our Garden

Open to the public and FREE.

Jun
5
Sun
Live Music Sunday
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Live Music Sunday

Open to the public and FREE.

Jun
7
Tue
Children’s Music, weekly
Jun 7 @ 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 afterwards.

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
Jun 7 @ 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.

Jun
8
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Jun 8 @ 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.

Jun
9
Thu
Childrens’ Storytime, weekly
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

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.

Jun
11
Sat
Community Gardening
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Open to the public and FREE.

Jun
14
Tue
Children’s Music, weekly
Jun 14 @ 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 afterwards.

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

Jun
15
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Jun 15 @ 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.

Jun
16
Thu
Childrens’ Storytime, weekly
Jun 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

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.

Jun
18
Sat
Community Gardening
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Open to the public and FREE.

Ladybug Release
Jun 18 @ 12:30 pm

Ladybug Release

They’re not just bugs, they’re our friends.

Join us as we release thousands of ladybugs into the Garden and learn how these critters are helpful to the environment and control pests. Did you know that one adult ladybug will eat more than 5,000 aphids in its year-long lifetime?

Enjoy the ladybug release, examine ladybugs with magnifying glasses and learn fun ladybug facts.

Open to the public. All ages welcome. FREE.

Jun
19
Sun
Live Music Sunday
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Open to the public and FREE.

Jun
20
Mon
Summer Solstice 2016 — First Day of Summer
Jun 20 @ 6:34 pm
Jun
21
Tue
Children’s Music, weekly
Jun 21 @ 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 afterwards.

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

Jun
22
Wed
Kids’ Yoga, weekly
Jun 22 @ 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.

Jun
23
Thu
Childrens’ Storytime, weekly
Jun 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

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.

Jun
25
Sat
Kids’ Event With McNally Jackson Books
Jun 25 all-day

Open to the public and FREE.

Community Gardening
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Open to the public and FREE.

Jun
28
Tue
Children’s Music, weekly
Jun 28 @ 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 afterwards.

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
Jun 28 @ 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.

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.

Movie Night
Jun 29 @ 8:30 pm

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 and 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
Childrens’ Storytime, weekly
Jun 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

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.

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