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October 2018

Astronomy: Phases of the Moon

October 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
50 Kent Popup Park, 50 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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NYC Park Ranger Gazing through Telescope

NYC Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Fall and winter are the best times to observe meteor showers, the phases of the moon, and many planets of the Milky Way. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe astronomical events. Contact Number (718) 421-2021

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Movies Under the Stars – Shocktoberfest: Fear(s) of the Dark

October 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
50 Kent Popup Park, 50 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Fears of the Dark

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! Fear(s) of the Dark (Peur(s) du Noir) This 2007 French black-and-white animated horror features six stories by acclaimed graphic artists: Blutch, Charles Burns, Marie Caillou, Pierre di Sciullo, Lorenzo Mattotti, and Richard McGuire. These tales of terror are inspired by the creeping shadows that lurk in the darkest depths of each artist's psyche, this monochromatic meditation on the things that make us wake up screaming aims to…

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November 2018

50 Kent Ave Design Presentation

November 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bushwick Inlet Park Building, 86 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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50 Kent Ave Design Presentation

NYC Parks will be presenting the design concept for the permanent park at 50 Kent Ave to the Parks & Waterfront Committee of Community Board #1. It is amazing that, finally, another section of Bushwick Inlet Park is becoming an actual public park - after 13 years and counting. So, please come to this meeting and provide valuable feedback. The design for Box Street Park will be presented and reacted to, as well.

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Garden Making at Bushwick Inlet Park

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bushwick Inlet Park, 86 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Garden Making

Please join Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park as we put our park's gardens "to bed" for winter. Mulching, weeding, and we have a dozen bayberry bushes to plant - as well as a bevy of daffodil bulbs. All ages welcome. Tools and refreshments provided. Please register with exact number of attendees so we know how many citizen gardeners to expect! Many thanks and look fwd to seeing you out in the park!

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Water Futures Lecture: An Ecological History of the Bushwick Inlet and its Environment

November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A/D/O, 29 Norman Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
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Brooklyn with Brooks, Bushwick with Bushes

Brooklyn with Brooks, Bushwick with Bushes - A Talk with Eric Sanderson Given the rush to develop the East River shore, one might think the high rises sprouting like mushrooms are inevitable, even natural, but that would be to misread the long-term history of this precious and productive part of the shore. There were times when reeds were more populous than people and migrating waterfowl rather than millennials flocked to Greenpoint. Although those times may be passed, the ecology of…

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December 2018

Spread the Mulch at BIP!

December 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bushwick Inlet Park, 86 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Spread the Mulch at BIP!

Garden Making at Bushwick Inlet Park continues! Time to mulch & protect newly planted Bayberry Bushes & Beach Roses. Saturday Dec 1st, 2-3pm with Post Mulch Beer at Greenpoint Beer & Ale. 86 Kent Ave at N9th Street, Brooklyn. Support provided by NYC Parks & Recreation.

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Where’s Our Beer: End-Of-Year Happy Hour

December 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Greenpoint Beer & Ale, 7 N 15th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
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Where's Our Beer?

Please join Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park for an end-of-year happy hour (or three!) at our great friend and partner Greenpoint Beer & Ale to socialize a bit; celebrate 2018's accomplishments; and talk about what's on tap for 2019. RSVP by Eventbrite so we can have an accurate count and hope to see everyone there!

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January 2019

Motiva Public Visioning Meeting

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bushwick Inlet Park Building, 86 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Design The Next Phase of Your Park! Another section of Bushwick Inlet Park is moving forward with development into usable park space! Have your say in its use and design at the Public Visioning Session being held by NYC Parks & Recreation. Come share your ideas! We have waited so long. Thursday January 24th, 2019 - 6pm Bushwick Inlet Park Building 86 Kent Ave @ N 9th Street Brooklyn, NY 11249 Want to learn more? Can't make the meeting? Contact…

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March 2019

2019 Vernal Convocation (General Meeting)

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bushwick Inlet Park Building, 86 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Bushwick Inlet Park Esplanade

We will be warming up for our upcoming gardening activities in BIP. Meet BIP Garden Design Workshop leader, landscape designer Emily Bauer.  Hear about the SP19 Garden Making Program. Also! Curious about our Oyster growing program in Bushwick Inlet? There will be a short presentation by our partners at NY Harbor School + Billion Oyster Project. Find out how to get involved with monitoring and stewardship of out nightly bivalve friends! And! We are looking for help in all these…

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Gardening Design Workshop Bushwick Inlet Park

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bushwick Inlet Park Building, 86 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Garden Design Workshop Bushwick Inlet Park

Calling all park-lovers! Spring is here! Join us this Saturday for a workshop to design the gardens at Bushwick Inlet Park. This spring the planters by the park’s waterfront will be reinvigorated through our BIP Garden Initiative. The gardens will be designed in this hands-on afternoon workshop where we’ll discuss opportunities for the area, community and ecology-friendly principles, and together design the gardens that will be planted later this Spring. The workshop will be lead by Emily Bauer, a landscape architect…

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