Monday, May 13 (6:30pm)
CB1 Meeting: Combined Public Hearing and Board Meeting. At Swinging 60s Senior Center, 211 Ainslie Street, Brooklyn, New York 11211 (corner of Manhattan Avenue)
Tuesday, May 14 (5:00-8:30pm)
Federation of Brooklyn Block Associations Event. At Brooklyn Borough Hall (209 Joralemon Street).
Wednesday, May 15 - Friday, May 17
3rd Annual Urban Agriculture Conference. This year’s conference will focus on increasing the awareness of food security in our struggling economy and will explore the potential of food production in urban environments as a prominent and viable alternative. For more info: Urban Agriculture Conference.
Thursday, May 16 (6:30 PM)
CB6 Transportation Committee. At Good Shepherd Services Family Reception Center (441 4th Avenue).
Saturday, May 18 (12:00-5:00pm)
Willowtown Spring Fair. Raffles, face painting, wine tasting, baked goods, rope ladder wall, and more! At Willow Place.
Saturday, May 18 (6:00-9:00pm)
North Brooklyn Takes the Cake. Is your cupcake the best in North Brooklyn? Or do you just love to eat them (who doesn’t?) Join NAG and our friends at the Brooklyn Kitchen for a cupcake cookoff! Come to compete or just to eat (and drink)! Register and/or get tickets online! At The Brooklyn Kitchen (100 Frost St.).
Saturday, May 18 (10:30am-2:30pm)
Build a rain harvesting system for your garden. This hands-on workshop will take you through all the steps involved in building a basic rain harvesting system. RSVP is required. To register, contact Wilfredo at firstname.lastname@example.org / 212-822-9568. Space is limited!
Saturday, May 18 (8:00am-3:00pm)
Greenpoint / McCarren Park Greenmarket. This much-loved Saturday market, bridges the burgeoning Williamsburg community and long-time Greenpoint Polish communities who come to shop, mingle with neighbors, and enjoy McCarren Park. Come listen to music by local artists, learn facts about featured market produce, take home market recipes, watch cooking demonstrations by local chefs and the market manager, and participate in family friendly activities! Click here for more info. At McCarren Park, Union Ave btwn Driggs Ave & N 12th Street, Brooklyn.
Sunday, May 19 (11:00am to 4:00pm)
McGolrick Park Farmers Market. The market runs every Sunday from April to December. The vendors for the 2013 season include: Brooklyn Cured Brooklyn, NY (meat and poultry), Great Road Farm (plants and flowers, fruits and vegetables), Grown In Brooklyn (pantry staples), Horman’s Best Pickles (specialty foods), Orwashers Bakery (baked goods), Pie Lady & Son (baked goods) and Tierra Farm (pantry staples). At McGolrick Park, along Russel St., Greenpoint.
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