Your kids may be clamoring for a snow day – and while this event doesn’t take them out of school, it should give them some of what they’re craving
From 10AM to 1PM you can help your community keep this wonderful park flourishing,
What else is happening there?
- Wild native wonderberry tastings;
- Free Heliopsis helianthoides plants to dig and take;
- Fairy house building in the children’s garden.
We hope you enjoy the day!
Share your love for nature and our neighborhood: Volunteer for Solar One.
Tomorrow (August 18th) is their Community Volunteer Day (at 10:00am)
There are many activities for all ages! Make a fairy house, take out weeds, sweep the Esplanade, and learn more about plants, animals and fungi in the area!
(In Stuyvesant Cove Park.)
Tuesday, August 28th at 10:00 am, spare a few hours if you can: Addressing and stuffing envelopes, and enjoying coffee and snacks with your friends at Solar One! They could use your assistance getting their Oktoberfest invitations in the mail. (The night celebrates Solar One programs and a Sustainable New York City.)
If you can help out, please send your full name and email address to Deana Hare at deana @ solar1.org.
Activities are from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Saturday, May 12, 2018), and include:
A child-led exploration of living soils and resident invertebrates in our children’s garden.
Use plant stems and twine to create habitats for some of the 400 species of bees native to Manhattan.
A hands on lesson in the Lower East Side’s cultural heritage of environmental art and activism.
And a Native Seed and Plant Exchange and Sale.
Contact park manager Emily Curtis-Murphy to reserve a space at firstname.lastname@example.org
Would you like to help Solar One greet people, or assist with children’s activities? They’re looking for volunteers for these slots which are 2 hours from 9 to 2. (To volunteer, Contact Emily at the above email)
Solar 1 is located at 24-20 Fdr Drive Service Rd E.
Be sure to stop and smell the wildflowers!
Community Center members: Join us today at 2:30pm for a Spring Flower Arrangement Party at the Community Center.
Flowers, vases and light refreshments will be supplied as we create our own arrangements and celebrate Spring.
Craving more flowers in your life?
Tomorrow’s the Cherry Blossom Festival!
April 21, 2018, from 12pm – 4pm, celebrate the spring season and Japanese culture at this free festival on Randall’s Island!
Have a flowery – and warm weather – weekend!