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GreenThumb Events & Workshops

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GreenThumb workshops are marked with a green border, partner events are marked with a purple border.

Feb. 2019


Wednesday, February 20, 2019


Art in the Garden: Painting Ceramic Tiles

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Facilitated by artist Alejandro Epifanio Juan of Loisaida, Inc. and ceramic specialist…
Location: Loisaida Center, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Thursday, February 21, 2019


Retracing Our Roots: Youth Capturing the Stories of Community Gardens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Grow to Learn and GreenThumb Join us as we will learn about the stories of community…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Tomato Heaven

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Maureen O’Brien, Febe Daniels, and Mei Mei Lee - Brooklyn Botanic Garden Community…
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Saturday, February 23, 2019


Espalier Fruit Tree Pruning

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to prune and train young fruit trees to grow in interesting and beautiful…
Location: Feeding Tree Community Garden, Brooklyn
Cost: Free

Thursday, February 28, 2019


Working with Youth in the Garden

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Are you interested in offering young people opportunities to either volunteer or work…
Location: GreenThumb Office, Manhattan
Cost: Free

Saturday, March 16, 2019


Staten Island Garden Get Together

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We invite you to a forum for Staten Island community members to learn more about…
Location: Snug Harbor, Staten Island
Cost: Free

Saturday, March 30, 2019


35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as we celebrate our 35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether!…
Location: Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Manhattan
Cost: $0-$10 This event is free, but lunch will not be provided with the free ticket. You can purchase a bagged lunch from CUNY’s caterer in advance when registering for the event on Eventbrite.