Free event for all ages, come and share your skills, learn new ones and celebrate resilience.
Film “The Mushroom Seekers” with filmmaker Pam Kray 11:30am A multi-country examination of mushrooms and mushroom gatherers.
Walks will meet at the west door of the gallery – 1st floor
10:30am Bird Walk with Dan Joseph 11:00am Native Plant Walk with Mackenzie Younger 1pm Medicinal Plant Walk with Anne Wiesen
1pm Tree Bed Care/Planting with Talia Willner (TreePEP)
2pm Seed Walk with Carlos Espinal
Music Fred Scholl & Marty Bostoff
Pancakes 10am – noon. Apples and Cider from Fishkill Farms CSA
Food from SkyIce 12pm – 2pm: authentic provincial Thai food and all natural homemade artisanal ice cream.
Roti Ice Cream – fresh baked roti from the oven with a half scoop of Thai Tea ice cream, sliced bananas, a dollop of whipped cream, sprinkled with almonds.
Massaman Curry with mixed vegetables and a side of roti.
Sweet Action Poetry Collective will read their work and host ‘share a poem’ hour at the picnic table in the north garden. 11am – 1pm They have been writing, reading and meeting in Brooklyn since the Collective was founded in 2014 by Mirielle Clifford and Julie Hart.
Tables & Stations
Natural Plant Dye – Jennie Maydew, Textile Arts Center
A demonstration of dye techniques with plants from the OSH gardens.
Painting with Clay Pigments, Kathy Price 11am – 1pm
Natural Cleaning Solutions – at Blue Lotus Botanicals
Compost Club – near the Bins in the Farm Garden. Join the club today!
Bugs of Washington Park – Gordon E., Jr. Entomologist
Seed Saving – Carlos Espinal, 100th Seed
Solar Cooker Demo – Solar Cookers International
350BK – Climate Change Information
Plastic Bags Costume Making Workshop 1pm – 3pm Artichoke Dance Company frequently addresses the topic of plastic waste in our waterways and creates their costumes using this technique. A brief movement experience will be held following the costume making. Join in the Park Slope Halloween Parade with#GetOrganizedBK and 350 BK. In the parade there will be signage linking fossil fuel use to plastic consumption, a pipeline monster with signs “Slay the fossil fuel monster” and “Bring Your Own Bag” signs.
Blue Lotus Botanicals, Herbal Apothecary Herbal tinctures, syrups, body care, soap