As spring nears, there will be a lot of great community events and classes happening! Here are a few that we recommend:
Making Brooklyn Bloom at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Saturday, March 10th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This year’s theme is Greening Together: People, Plants, Justice and will lead community conversations regarding issues of urban ecology, wellness, stewardship, and the connections required of concerned citizens engaged in transforming lives and neighborhoods. Free with event flyer.
Our neighbors Brooklyn Brainery are hosting two tree walks in Prospect Park on Saturday, March 24th. Beautiful Barks and Signs of Spring starts at 10:30 AM and Best Buds: A Friendly Tree Walk starts are 12:00 PM. $13 each
Grow Together: Honoring Our Roots, GreenThumb’s annual conference at BMCC on Saturday, March 31st from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The day will be packed with workshops and kids’ activities, like seriously packed! Show up early to sign up for workshops, as the popular ones will fill up quickly. All our members who have attended this conference in the past have come away with tons of knowledge, resources, and goodies. $5 entry fee, children 12 and under are free
Both BBG and GreenThumb have events for all ages listed on their sites — click their respective links to see more.