Elizabeth Street Garden, Elizabeth St between Spring St & Prince St
Sat 9/30, 10 am – 12 pm. Community Gardening [Elizabeth Street Garden]
Join us for community gardening every Saturday & Sunday. All volunteers and neighbors welcome during this time!
Gardening tasks will vary each week. See you in the garden!
Sat 9/30, 10:30–11:30 am. Yoga with Sky Ting [Elizabeth Street Garden]
Green Oasis Community Garden, 370 E 8th St (between Ave C & Ave D)
Sat 9/30, 11 am “Joan Jokes For Change” [Green Oasis]
Satire writing workshop with Joan Reinmuth.
Just Married or Just Married; now Barbie says “I want a divorce.”
Tell jokes like Joan does, with the pleasure of knowing she didn’t lose the file she just moved it.
Canceled—Kids Day After Dark—Check back for schedule.
Kids Day After Dark Sat 9/30, 6 pm. Musical Monsters [Green Oasis]
Fairy Tale Marionettes presents Musical Monsters. This is our Monster / Halloween themed show featuring popular songs and poems spanning the decades.
Sat 9/30, 6:30 pm. Z Fire Flies, Zariah Maya Sapphire [Green Oasis] Sat 9/30, 7 pm. Charlotte Midnight Radio Show [Green Oasis]
Due to the weather, KIDS DAY Moves to Sunday 10/1, same time, same garden.
El Jardin del Paraiso, E 4th St (between Ave C & Ave D)
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Sat 9/30, 12 pm. Razzle Dazzle magic show. [El Jardin]
Tanya Solomon, a magician and clown performing in New York for over a decade.
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Sat 9/30, 1 pm. Show Up Kids! [El Jardin]
Making it all up. This fresh twist on the traditional kids’ show blasts off into unknown comedy zones when Denisse enlists the Audience to help write, design, and Direct it. What could possibly go wrong?
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Sat 9/30, 2 pm. Son Pecadores music and dance. [El Jardin]
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Sat 9/30, 3 pm. Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theater. [El Jardin]
The irreverent storyteller Vít Hořejš re-tells classic Czech and Slovak fairy tales. Co-starring guest-musicians from across the globe.
Kids Day continues After Dark at Green Oasis Community Garden, above.
DeColores Community Yard and Cultural Garden, 311 E 8th St (between Ave B & Ave C)
Sat 9/30, 12–7 pm. The Jack Hardy Circle [DeColores]
SongWriters Workshop. Jack Hardy was a lyrical singer-songwriter and playwright based in Greenwich Village, who was influential in the folk music scenes for decades. In songwriter circles, Hardy was as well-known as a teacher and mentor as he was as an artist. Come and hear this current crop of singer-songwriters.
Due to the weather, El Sol Brillante’s garden benefit moves to Sunday 10/1, same time.
El Sol Brillante, 522 E 12th St (between Ave A & Ave B)
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Sat 9/30, 12–7 pm. El Sol Brillante garden party benefit. [El Sol Brillante]
Live music, food, refreshments, and fun.
Canceled (May be rescheduled to Sat 10/7—TBD)
Carmen Pabon Del Amanecer Garden, 115 Loisaida Ave (Ave C between 7th St & 8t St) Sat 9/30, 1–3 pm. Kellie Pryor-Knot & Crochet Workshop [Carmen Pabon]
Children’s Magical Garden, 129 Stanton St (at Norfolk St)
Jazz produced by Arts for Art
Sat 9/30, 2 pm. Hans Young Binter Trio [Children’s Magical Garden]
Hans Young Binter – piano
Che Buford – violin
Joshua Mathews – drums
Sat 9/30, 3 pm. Dulberger / Johnson Warriors of Light [Children’s Magical Garden]
Shayna Dulberger – bass
Djassi DaCosta Johnson – movement
Sat 9/30, 4 pm. Aakash Mittal Trio [Children’s Magical Garden]
Aakash Mittal – saxophone
Ivy Fu – electronics
Lesley Mok – drums
Due to the weather, the 11th Street live music event moved to Sun 10/1, same time.
11th Street Community Garden, 422 E 11th St (between 1st Ave & Ave A)
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Sat 9/30, 2–6 pm. The 11th Street Community Garden presents live music [11th Street]
Gina Healy, Todd Louis
Ross Daisamont, Jason Green
Coby Petric, Manny Music
Diana Gitesha Hernandez and Marc Capon, Kieran Knightly and more.
Miracle Garden, 194 E 3rd St (west of Ave B)
Sat 9/30, 3 pm. Poetry [Miracle Garden]
Mame-Loschen or “Mother Tongue” is a monthly reading series inspired by the Yiddish poets living on the Lower East Side in the early 20th Century, each session welcomes readers to present works by other authors that speak to their personal canon as well as new original works.
Campos Community Garden, 644 E 12th St (between Ave B & Ave C)
Sat 9/30, 4 pm. Music – TAPi TAPi. [Campos]
TAPi TAPi is the lean, mean offspring of the Afrodelic trance-dance band Timbila.
Sat 9/30, 5 pm. Roisin McKeown Band. [Campos]
Róisín McKeown is a New York-Irish singer-songwriter, whose influences stem from jazz, blues, soul and folk.
Having grown up between New York’s Lower East Side and Dublin, Ireland, Róisín takes inspiration and cues from both cities, while developing her own sound along with her global community of friends and collaborators.
9th St & Ave C: La Plaza (southwest corner) and 9th Street Community Garden (northeast corner)
Catty Corners ART
Sat 9/30, 12–5 pm. Painting [Outside La Plaza & 9th Street Community Garden]
Live painting along the garden fences.
Bring your own paint and brushes, we supply the canvas.
Artists exhibit their work with Eric Yung, Chun Park, Savanna Fortgang, Eileen Doster and more.
Siempre Verde Garden, 181 Stanton St (between Clinton St & Attorney St)
Time: TBD. Aaron Diskin & Jeremy Brown play Jewish music and more. [Siempre Verde]
La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez Community Garden, 9th St & Ave C (southwest corner)
Sat 9/30, 2–5 pm. Green Guerillas 50th Anniversary Celebration [La Plaza]
Celebrate 50 years of creating, preserving, and protecting community gardens.
FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT PARTY
5:30 6:00 pm. Avon Faire [La Plaza]
Lively & moving “Fairy Baroque Folk” ~ weaving harmonies thru delightful Celtic & English songs.
6:30 7:00 pm. DASO [La Plaza]
Singer, Songwriter, Youth Development & Community Organizer. David Soto aka Daso has dedicated several decades to music and the activism through art movement. From his first show with Cultural Music Bomba Y Plena Group Cemi at age 8 to Live performances with his own Afro Latin Caribbean Soul band at Music Venues throughout NYC and beyond. A few of his accomplishments include: Music Artist As Daso El Afro Caribeño, Founder of the PIRAGUA clothing brand, Owner of the PIRAGUA ART SPACE, Founder of the yearly multicultural New Village Music Festival, Founder of the record label DeKora Digital, Founder of the New Village Foundation connecting artists to community and youth development.
7:30 8:00 pm. Chupacabras. [La Plaza]
Chupacabras serve as the guide to bring both young and old on a celestial journey of chaos and transformation, restoring balance to the galaxy. But as new cosmic turbulences arise, this band of brothers continues to travel through time and space, inspiring audiences to move, love, and live like never before.
Le Petit Versailles Garden, 247 E 2nd St (west of Ave C)
Sat 9/30, 7:30 pm. ¡Sólo una noche! One night only! [Le Petit Versailles]
An evening of film and flamenco, Noe Kidder & Flamenco Rosado.