Summer Events at Greenwood Playground

Summer Events at Greenwood Playground

Greenwood Playground, located on Fort Hamilton Parkway and East 5th Street, has a great lineup of events planned for this summer! All events listed will be taking place there unless otherwise noted. Here's the full list:

THIS Sat., July 3rd, 10 am; Greenwood GreenKids Workshop: Tree Care
Trees in NYC have a hard life.  Learn how to make them beautiful, happy, and healthy!

Thurs., July 8th, 10 am: Sing-along with local singer/songwriter Debbie Deane in the tot lot

Fri., July 9th, 2-3:30 pm, for ages 10-13, in the library community room: Studio at the Library--Art classes with Dari Litchman of Papi's Mami. Sign up at the kids' area in the Windsor Terrace Library.

Sat., July 10th  – Greenwood Derby Fit Class taught by the Ariel Assault of the Gotham Girls Roller Derby – 8 WEEK SESSION CLASS IS FULL; please send us an e-mail if you're interested in joining the fall session. 

Sun., July 11th, 10 am: Greenwood GreenKids Workshop: Potting Up Cuttings
Learn how to make new plants from pieces of old plants.

Wed., July 14th, 2-3 pm, for ages 4 and up: Private Picassos (art workshops for kids): Private Picassos’ Recycled Collagraph Printmaking
Students will learn to create their own collagraph printing plates from recycled materials, which they will then print on a variety of recycled paper, learning the basic process of relief printmaking.

Sat., July 17th, 10 am: Greenwood GreenKids Workshop: Compost        
Learn how to turn your household waste into food for your garden.

Sat., July 17th, 3:30-4:30 pm, for ages 6 and up: Private Picassos’ Andy Goldsworthy-Inspired Outdoor Sculptures
Students will get inspiration from the contemporary artist Andy Goldsworthy to create their own temporal outdoor sculptures using natural materials.  Digital photographs of completed sculptures will be taken by PP and emailed to participants.

Sat., July 17th, Sundown: KWT International Moviefest! An outdoor showing of family-friendly films. Bring your blankets and snacks.

Tues., July 20th, 10 am: Music Class with Miss Katie in the tot lot area

Sat., July 24th, 10 am: Greenwood GreenKids Workshop: Plant Parts
Every wonder why a plant has leaves, flowers, or seeds?  Now is your chance to find out!
Sat., July 24th, 11:30: PLAYGROUND OF SOUND--Try out this neighborhood kids’ music class 
taught by Michael Harran

Sat., August 7th, 10 am: Greenwood GreenKids Workshop: Solar Cooker
Build oven out of recycled materials, fueled by the sun.  Then use it to cook yourself a meal!

Saturday, August 21st, 11:30 am: PLAYGROUND OF SOUND--Try out this neighborhood kids’ music class 
taught by Michael Harran