upcoming events at 388 atlantic

There’s a budding new meeting space in Brooklyn. It’s at 388 Atlantic Avenue (between Hoyt & Bond) and there are some great events happening that I thought you should know about…

388 Atlantic Ave – Brooklyn – closest to A, C & G, but near the B, M, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, 5, and F

Andrew Faust Ecological Literacy vs. Environmental Education
Tuesday, January 26 (tomorrow!)
7-9 pm
Suggested donation: $10

We need to embrace our responsibility for the well-being of each other and the entire web of life. This new worldview requires a whole new philosophy of education.

homebiome.com

Beekeeping: Find out how to get ready for spring; making it legal
Saturday, January 30
1:30-3:30 pm
Suggested donation: $10

John Howe, founder of the Brooklyn Bee, lives in Fort Greene where he has three beehives on his roof. The bees make honey that John sells; he also makes soap, lip balm and candles from beeswax. Come learn how to keep bees. Plus, this is the week that the City Council holds hearings to legalize beekeeping in NYC (Wednesday, Feb 3). Just Food will speak briefly about the legislation and what we can do to make sure it passes.

thebrooklynbee.com

Staying Healthy through the Seasons: Thriving in Winter Workshop
Sunday, January 31
3-5pm *optional potluck after
“recommended exchange”: $10-15

Curious about staying healthy this winter? Come learn tips for how to live in balance during the cold winter days with food, yoga, and herbs!
In this workshop we will discuss natural cold and flu prevention and care, eating in balance with the seasons and with your Ayurvedic constitution. Learn cheap recipes and how to eat well, fresh and local during the dreary winter months. Abby will teach you some great yoga poses to keep your energy up and blood flowing and Liz will enliven your spirits with great herbal teas and foods.
Come join Abby Paloma and Liz Blake for an educational and fun gathering!
bring a mug for tea!

behivethrives.com

Also, mark your calendar for the New York premiere of an inspiring new film:

The Turning Point: a film about the importance of local networks and connections
Friday, February 19
7-9 pm (film is 45 minutes; discussion afterwards)
Suggested donation: $10

From Findhorn, Scotland, a positive and inspiring film about our transition to a low carbon future. Featuring visionary leaders and pioneers in the fields of Human Ecology and Global Transition, this film takes an inspiring look at our potential to create a life-sustaining society as we face the twin challenges of Peak Oil and Climate Change. “The combination of serious, funny and beautiful was perfect!”

theturningpointfilm.co.uk

Advertisements

Tags: , , ,

4 Responses to “upcoming events at 388 atlantic”

  1. Adriana Says:

    The owner of this space has been incredibly generous about hosting BFC events there. I’m so glad to see other community events happening there!

  2. Liz Says:

    I forgot to mention that she’s also renting desk space on the third floor of the building to green/food/permaculture focused people. Pretty cool.

  3. Tweets that mention upcoming events at 388 atlantic -- Topsy.com Says:

    […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Peter Kobel, raganella7, Nicole A. Taylor, Judy Harper, Green Edge NYC and others. Green Edge NYC said: RT @raganella7: Beekeeping, maintaining health in winter, community keeping & more. Upcoming events at 388 atlantic – http://shar.es/aSwKx […]

  4. souldish (( high frequency culture )) » Souldish 2/12 - 2/19 2010 NYC Events Says:

    […] 388 Atlantic Ave., Bk –  closest to A, C & G, but near the B, M, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, 5, and F http://raganella.com/2010/01/25/upcoming-events-at-388-atlantic/ […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s