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EXPO Gowanus 2017

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EXPO Gowanus 2017

EXPO Flyer

Come join us at EXPO Gowanus: a neighborhood carnival of art, science, and toxic waste. Learn about issues facing our neighborhood, while having a fun day in the park! 

This year's all-ages EXPO will celebrate the Gowanus community and restoring our Canal. EXPO Gowanus will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 11:00am - 5:00pm at Thomas Greene Park on 3rd Ave and Douglass St. Join us for art-making, activism, science, dance and music performances, food, sports, and more! 

Students from local schools will showcase investigations about Gowanus water quality, green infrastructure, climate change, and other important local issues.  

2017 EXPO Partners and Sponsors: Gowanus Canal Conservancy, Friends of Thomas Greene Park, Fifth Avenue Committee, Arts Gowanus, Con Edison, Partnership for Parks, Park Slope Civic Council  

GCC Pop-Up Nursery

Plant Sales 2017

June 10th, The Salt Lot, 2 Second Ave, Brooklyn 11215 (enter zip in Google)

By appointment at Carroll & Nevins St until April 21, 2017. Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or call 718-541-4378. 

Additional Dates:

May 6th, 10am-1pm, The Salt Lot, 2 Second Ave, Brooklyn 11215 (enter zip in Google)
June 10th, 10am-pm, The Salt Lot, 2 Second Ave, Brooklyn 11215 (enter zip in Google)

Get your native perennials this spring!

Volunteers and students help us grow a wide array of mostly native plants well-adapted to our urban conditions. These plants will be installed in gardens throughout the Watershed, and are also for sale. See list of plants currently available here. Discounts are available for GCC members, public schools, and community gardens. See here for more details.

Thanks to Alloy for hosting and Greenbelt Native Plant Center for supporting our 2016 Nursery.


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