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Tompkins Square Greenmarket Textile Recycling

Acceptable donations include used clothing, shoes, boots, hats, jackets, towels, bedding, and linens. Council on the Environment of New York City will provide receipts upon request for those who may want to use their donation as a charitable contribution

August 2, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Bayard Street Festival

On Sunday, August 2, 2009, Asian Americans for Equality will hold its 18th annual Chinatown Summer Street Festival, a event that in its previous years attracted approximately 20,000 visitors.  Under the theme of "Building Green and Healthy Communities," the festival will highlight the many initiatives and programs currently available to keep our environment clean, safe, healthy and sustainable. 

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August 2, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Greenmarkets

Carroll Gardens GreenmarketSunday, August 2nd, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Carroll between Smith St and Court St

LES GreenmarketSunday, August 2nd, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Norfolk & Essex

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketSunday, August 2nd, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Ave A & 7th St

August 2, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Seining the Wild River

Find out what lives in the waters under the Manhattan Bridge! Join experts from the Coastal Marine Resource Center as we use a 30-foot seining net to catch fish and other remarkable East River creatures. Families and kids can take a good look at the fish before we release them back to their homes and keep a tally of our catch. We provide field guides, identification keys, and plenty of fun to go around.  Previous catches have included flounder, striped bass, Atlantic tomcod, bay anchovy, green crabs, blue crabs, shrimp, comb jellies, silversides, and pipefish.

August 1, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Greenmarkets

Tribeca GreenmarketSaturday, August 1st, 2009, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall GreenmarketSaturday, August 1st, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

August 1, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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NY Laughs Laughter in the Park 2009

Laughter in the Park is New York's only free outdoor comedy series. Every week, we present two hours of comedy at one of six different city parks.

NYLaughs, Inc. is a unique non-profit that wants to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. We seek to elevate the comic arts and provide laughter for free to New Yorkers on a consistent basis by producing free live comedy shows in New York City's public spaces; from its parks and streets to its subways. We want to make New York a better place through laughter!

August 1, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Senator Squadron To Announce Official Opening of District Office in Chinatown

New York, NY—State Senator Daniel Squadron will host Chinese-language media at his district office tomorrow to announce the official opening of the office in Chinatown. Who: State Senator Daniel Squadron What: Announcement of Official Opening of District Office in Chinatown When: Friday, July 31st at 12:00 p.m.  Where:  Senator Squadron’s District Office, 401 Broadway, Suite 1901 (corner of Walker).

 

July 30, 2009
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Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series: East River Park

The Met’s annual concerts in New York City parks are one of the most beloved summer traditions in the city. This year, the company will present a six-performance series of recitals in the parks of all five boroughs. All performances in the Summer Recital Series are free and no tickets are required, except for the concert at Central Park.

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July 31, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Sunset Jam on the Hudson

Improvise on African, Latin, and Caribbean rhythms in a drumming circle led by master drummers. Instruments provided, or bring your own.

July 31, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza GreenmarketFriday, July 31st, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall GreenmarketFriday, July 31st, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal GreenmarketFriday, July 31st, 2009, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

July 31, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Four Nights of Peace, Love & Music:Arlo Guthrie Concert

Arlo Guthrie will showcase his own humorous persona and musical mixture of folk, rock, country and blues. From Woodstock to the Castle, his storytelling and anecdotes continue to be woven seamlessly into masterful musical performances.

Tickets will be distributed two per person outside Castle Clinton on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 5:00 p.m. on the day of the show.

July 30, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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CityParks Concerts: Ismael Miranda

Nicknamed Niño Bonito (Pretty Boy), Ismael Miranda recorded his first song, “Let’s Ball,” with Joey Pastrana at the young age of seventeen. In 1973, the Puerto Rican-born, New York City-raised artist joined the Fania All-Stars, where he got his nickname, and then later organized his own orchestra, La Revelación. With classic salsa energy and instrumentals, Miranda and his band own the stage and keep the music flowing.

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July 30, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Movies With a View- To Catch a Thief

The Conservancy's most popular event returns for its tenth anniversary year! Movies With A View is one of the city's premiere outdoor film series with an eclectic line-up of films and breathtaking views of the NYC waterfront. The films are chosen by an all-volunteer Film Committee and each feature is preceded by a short film. DJs from Brooklyn Radio kick off the evening, spinning tunes as the sun sets, and RICE sells delicious dinners onsite. Bike valet provided by Transportation Alternatives.

July 30, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Greenmarkets

Lafayette St. GreenmarketThursday, July 30th, 2009, 8:00 am- 4:00 pmLafayette and Spring St

Williamsburg GreenmarketThursday, July 30th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pmHavemeyer St and Broadway

Bowling Green GreenmarketThursday, July 30th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park GreenmarketThursday, July 30th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

July 30, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Carroll Park Kids' Series: StarFish

Get ready to rock with StarFish! This five-piece band from Maplewood, NJ is one of the hottest bands in kids’ music! Take 5 seasoned musicians who love classic rock, stir in some great original songs and lyrics from a kid’s perspective (they’re all dads), and you get a recipe for guitar-driven rock that’s fun for everyone. StarFish has toured throughout the Tri-State area and has enjoyed great success with the release of their debut cd, Rocks.

July 29, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Environmental Education Series: Rove the Cove

Sea jellies, oysters, fish and even whales! Meet some of the visitors and inhabitants of the East River! Join us for a guided tour of the Cove at Brooklyn Bridge Park. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. FREE, but space is limited.

To sign up or for more info Click Here

July 28, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Greenmarkets

City Hall GreenmarketTuesday, July 28th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Bowling Green GreenmarketTuesday, July 28th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park GreenmarketTuesday, July 28th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

Borough Hall GreenmarketTuesday, July 28th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

July 28, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Folks on the Island with Judy Collins Presented by Trinity Wall Street

Folk icon Judy Collins has earned a worldwide reputation for her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary-themed music. Over the course of her 45 year career she has released more than 40 albums and has had numerous Top 10 hits, Grammy nominations, and gold and platinum selling albums. Her most notable work includes renditions of Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now," a Grammy Hall of Fame song, and "Send in the Clowns," a ballad written by Stephen Sondheim for the Broadway musical A Little Night Music.

July 26, 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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NY Laughs Laughter in the Park 2009

Laughter in the Park is New York's only free outdoor comedy series. Every week, we present two hours of comedy at one of six different city parks.

NYLaughs, Inc. is a unique non-profit that wants to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. We seek to elevate the comic arts and provide laughter for free to New Yorkers on a consistent basis by producing free live comedy shows in New York City's public spaces; from its parks and streets to its subways. We want to make New York a better place through laughter!

July 26, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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