Upcoming Events Calendar

Apr
11
Sat
POSTPONED: Compost 101 (NYC Compost Project)
Apr 11 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

***This event will be postponed until further notice.  Learn more here. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

What is compost? How do I make it? Do I need a bin? Do I need worms? This workshop will introduce you to compost, how it’s made, and what to do with it when it’s done.

 Meet at Compost Demo Site
Free admission | Registration requested here

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject

POSTPONED: Flowering Tree and Shrub Walk
Apr 11 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

***This event will be postponed until further notice.  Learn more here. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

The magnolias, cherry blossoms, mahonia, jasmine, and redbud flourish in our unique NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden.  Come see the glory of the NYCSG in the spring and learn about the long-standing horticultural tradition that seeks to find beauty in all seasons.  Your tour tickets include admission to the New York Chinese Scholars Garden for the rest of the day after the walk.  This event is rain or shine.

General admission: $10 | Student/Senior: $8 | Snug Harbor Member: $8 | BUY TICKETS HERE
Meet at Visitor Information Booth

POSTPONED: Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
Apr 11 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

***This event will be postponed until further notice.  Learn more here. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. If you help us make compost, you can take compost. Please bring your own container.  Please note this is a volunteer event and not a pick-up event. You must volunteer at the work day to receive compost. Supplies may be limited. Registration is strongly recommended.

Free admission | Registration requested
Meet at Compost Demo Site

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject

Apr
28
Tue
POSTPONED: Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
Apr 28 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

***This event will be postponed until further notice.  Learn more here. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. If you help us make compost, you can take compost. Please bring your own container.  Please note this is a volunteer event and not a pick-up event. You must volunteer at the work day to receive compost. Supplies may be limited. Registration is strongly recommended.

Free admission | Registration requested
Meet at Compost Demo Site

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject

May
1
Fri
POSTPONED: Plant Sale (Snug Harbor Members Only)
May 1 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

***This event will be postponed until further notice.  Learn more here. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

Your garden will be the envy of the block with the Plant Sale’s hard-to-find annuals and hardy perennials, including herbaceous peonies, various iris species, and cultivars. Many plants will be suitable for outdoor containers.

Choose from:

  • Rare annuals
  • Hardy perennials
  • Peonies
  • Irises
  • Herbs
  • Cultivars
  • Broccoli
  • Eggplant
  • Kale
  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers
  • Chard

Snug Harbor horticulturalists will be available to help with plant selections, to give professional advice, and answer questions.  The NYC Compost Project will give away 40-pound bags of compost while supplies last.  Your Plant Sale purchases will help fund Snug Harbor’s horticulture program and beautiful botanical gardens.  This event is rain or shine.

Snug Harbor Members Only: Friday, May 1 | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
General Public: Saturday, May 2 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Perennial Garden and Carl Grillo Glass House lawn

May
2
Sat
POSTPONED: Plant Sale
May 2 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

***This event will be postponed until further notice.  Learn more here. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

Your garden will be the envy of the block with the Plant Sale’s hard-to-find annuals and hardy perennials, including herbaceous peonies, various iris species, and cultivars. Many plants will be suitable for outdoor containers.

Choose from:

  • Rare annuals
  • Hardy perennials
  • Peonies
  • Irises
  • Herbs
  • Cultivars
  • Broccoli
  • Eggplant
  • Kale
  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers
  • Chard

Snug Harbor horticulturalists will be available to help with plant selections, to give professional advice, and answer questions.  The NYC Compost Project will give away 40-pound bags of compost while supplies last.  Your Plant Sale purchases will help fund Snug Harbor’s horticulture program and beautiful botanical gardens.  This event is rain or shine.

Snug Harbor Members Only: Friday, May 1 | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
General Public: Saturday, May 2 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Perennial Garden and Carl Grillo Glass House lawn

May
9
Sat
POSTPONED: Compost Tea and Compost Extract (NYC Compost Project)
May 9 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

***This event will be postponed until further notice.  Learn more here. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

Learn how to make a little compost go a long way!  Do you know the difference between compost extract and compost tea? Find out during this workshop. Let us introduce you to the many easy ways to support soil life and plant health with compost. We will walk you through a simple DIY compost tea brewing system that will cost under $25 and give you tips on making and applying both compost tea and compost extract properly.

Meet at Compost Demo Site
Free admission | Registration requested here

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject

POSTPONED: Pride Center of SI presents: Staten Island PrideFest Festival
May 9 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

***This event will be postponed until further notice.  Learn more here. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

Join the party and rejoice in the rich diversity of the LGBTQ and allied community. Come celebrate with live music, artists, craft vendors, food trucks, youth area, drag performers, beverage area, and more. This event has activities for the whole family.

North Meadow | Admission: Free

POSTPONED: Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
May 9 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

***This event will be postponed until further notice.  Learn more here. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. If you help us make compost, you can take compost. Please bring your own container.  Please note this is a volunteer event and not a pick-up event. You must volunteer at the work day to receive compost. Supplies may be limited. Registration is strongly recommended.

Free admission | Registration requested
Meet at Compost Demo Site

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject

May
26
Tue
POSTPONED: Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
May 26 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

***This event will be postponed until further notice.  Learn more here. We apologize for the inconvenience.***

The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. If you help us make compost, you can take compost. Please bring your own container.  Please note this is a volunteer event and not a pick-up event. You must volunteer at the work day to receive compost. Supplies may be limited. Registration is strongly recommended.

Free admission | Registration requested
Meet at Compost Demo Site

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject