Fun Filled Day in the Park
Saturday, Oct. 14, 11 am – 3pm
Central Plaza, McGolrick Park
Join the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) for the 2nd annual OpenHouseGCEF — a fun-filled day for all ages. OpenHouseGCEF will celebrate McGolrick Park as a centerpiece of life in Greenpoint and feature many of the exciting projects GCEF is funding that are making our community a healthier, safer, and “greener” place to live.
Schedule of Activities
11:00 am – 2:00 pm: Dogs of McGolrick Park “Meet-up” and Contest at the McGolrick Park Dog Run! Enter your furry companion to take a prize in categories like… Best Eyes, Highest Jump, Fastest Fetch, Waggiest Tail, Friendliest, Biggest and Smallest Dog. Judging is at 1:30pm.
Noon: Join a Bird and Tree Identification Walk with For the Birds/Greening Greenpoint! Listen to a story-time of popular children’s green picture books with the Greenpoint Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.
1:00 pm: Participate in a Scavenger Hunt to plant daffodil bulbs around McGolrick Park with MPNA.
1:30 pm: Join the Green Out Of Grey: Neighborhood Walk with NYC Soil & Water to learn about greening industrial spaces in Eastern Greenpoint. Rain or shine!
2:00 pm: Listen to a story-time of popular children’s green picture books with the Greenpoint Library.
All day Activities:
Listen to the sound of jazz from the Nicki Adams Trio
Make a craft from herbal teabags to wildflower seed packets and necklaces, from coloring environmental pictures to creating paper airplanes in the shape of bird wings
Kids can come by, design a robot and take it on an underwater mission
Play hop-scotch or tic-tac-toe and be part of creating a big map of environmental projects in Greenpoint
Get a photo of yourself in a pollinator (think bee!) or flower mask
Pick-up a free plant
Peddle a bike to make compost or applesauce
Get up and personal with a touch tank of critters from Newtown Creek
Hope for blue skies, the event will be cancelled in the event of rain!
Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 – 11:00 am
McGolrick Park – Nassau & Russell
The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park.
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Tuesday, August 22nd, 7:30pm
lawn by Monitor St and Driggs Ave
GABRIEL GREENBERG agent with DOUGLAS ELLIMAN REAL ESTATE
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Sunday August 13th, 10am
Mil’s Trills is an interactive series of performances for families with young children ages 0-4. Enjoy original quirky tunes played by Mil’s Trills Amelia Robinson on the electric ukulele.
Science Baby will host 30-45 minute classes centered around an original picture book based on a scientific theme. As we follow the story we pause to explore the science hands-on. Ages 0-6. limit to 20 kids each class. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.
The New York City Park Rangers will host an educational program for the kids over 5!
A FREE afternoon of Music and Fun for Kids
McGolrick Park — Thursday, June 8: 3:30-5:30PM
Music by Astrograss and Sing LIC. Activities by Eckford Studios, The Horticultural Society, the Greenpoint YMCA, and Third Eye Face Painting.Pizza by Sizzle Pie. Photo booth by Deer Baby Photography with one free digital print for each. family.
Saturday, May 13: 10am – noon
Let’s start off the summer with a clean playground! Join in with your fellow neighbors to make our playground shine. Cleaning fun for adult and children!
Saturday, November 5 RAIN OR SHINE
Meet at the McGolrick Park Pavilion
Come out and help make our park flower filled in the Spring. This is our last chance to get 2,500 daffodil bulbs in the ground before it is too cold to plant! More info to come about further activities on planting day.
• Free kids activities by Eckford Street Studios
• Free coffee provided by Variety Coffee
Thank you to OSA for the bulbs and supplies.
Thank you to Greenpoint Parks Stewardship Program. Funding for the Greenpoint Parks Stewardship Program provided by a Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund, (GCEF) and by Open Space Alliance (OSA) for North Brooklyn
Karate Kid amd Karate Demo
Thursday, August 25
7PM – Karate demo | Sunset – Movie begins
Movie Night is Free thanks to:
– Council Member Stephen Levin
– Greenpoint YMCA
– Greenpoint Parks Stewardship Program. Funding for the Greenpoint Parks Stewardship Program is provided by the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund, and byOpen Space Alliance for North Brooklyn
Back to the Future
Thursday, August 18
Fun starts at 7:30 — movie starts at sundown
Free thanks to Gabriel Greenberg, agent with Douglas Elliman Real Estate
With help from the Greenpoint Parks Stewardship Program. Funding for the Greenpoint Parks Stewardship Program is provided by the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund, and by Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn.
RESCHEDULED – Tuesday, August 30th at 7PM
FREE thanks to Council Member Stephen Levin
Thanks to Greenpoint Parks Stewardship Program. Funding for the Greenpoint Parks Stewardship Program is provided by the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund, and by Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn.