Sunday, June 3, 2012

June 2012 Garden Events

June 2012 Garden Events:
These Events Are Free To The Public And Open To All

June 1 – Luminous Ragas
Time: 8-10
Come enjoy Indian classical music with Steve Gorn on bansuri flute, accompanied by Bill Buchen on tabla and Hallie Lakshmi on tamboura. Rain or shine.

June 2nd – Ukrainian Egg Decorating Workshop
Time: 1-4pm
Come decorate eggs in the traditional Ukrainian Style, or “Pysanky.” Patterns are drawn on the egg with wax and dye is applied. Participants will work with a candle and it could be dangerous for children. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

June 9th – In Tune In June- Singer Songwriters
Time: 7:30 – 10:30
Local Musicians Under The Stars.

June 10th – Children’s Clay Workshop - Magical Mystical Butterfly Creations
Time: 1-2:30
To celebrate the spring migration of the monarch butterfly come and create a multicolored butterfly from air-drying clay. Decorate your butterfly and take it home. Open to adults and children. Children under 7 must be with an adult. Free.

June 16th (Rain Date: June 17th) East Village Flamenco Kid's Annual Recital:
Time: 3-4 Snacks 4-5
This popular event showcases child Flamenco students in traditional Spanish Flamenco  Dances such as Pasodobles, Tangos, Fandangos and Sevillanas, with a picnic to follow. Festive attire suggested! dir Maya de Silva.

June 17th: "Mobile-kitchen-cart"
Time: 1-3
"Mobile-kitchen-cart" is part of a foot tour with German performance group to get to know city gardens, meet up with people and talk and share some ideas and experiences in urban gardening and community activities.

June 24th – Life Drawing in the Garden with Model 
Time: 1-4
The Long Life Drawing Pose in the garden. A clothed model will take one pose for most of 3 hours. Stay for an hour or stay for all 3 hours. Bring your own art supplies. Insect repellent recommended.

6th Street Avenue B Garden Events is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.