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HONK for More Gardens! Parade - NYC 2017

  • La Plaza Cultural Community Garden East 9th Street and Avenue C New York, NY United States (map)

2017 East Village Parade for More Gardens!

Honk NYC, in association with More Gardens! comes to the East Village Sunday, Oct. 15th. We are recruiting people of all ages to carry puppets, banners, & props in our Honk for More Gardens! Street parade to celebrate & raise awareness of community gardens. For more info on participation, see below. 

Everyone is welcome to join the day's events starting at Children's Magical Garden at 129 Staton St. near Essex at 12 noon, where we'll have craft & prop making time accompanied by music from Damas de Ferro of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

-At 2pm our procession steps off on Stanton to Pitt St, and we march/dance up Ave C, ending at La Plaza Cultural Community Garden on Ave C & 9th Street at approximately 2:45pm. This is a permitted street parade. 
-At 3pm Liberation Drum Circles will lead a one-hour workshop, free to all, at La Plaza. 
-At 4:15pm Batala New York returns for a performance of Northern Brazilian samba reggae drum rhythms, at La Plaza. 
-At 5:00pm all welcome to join the procession from La Plaza to DROM on Ave A, for the HONK NYC Closing Party at DROM. 

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Those interested in helping with making puppets and banners
there will be workshops at Children's Magical Garden 129 Stanton Street on:
This Saturday 1-6pm
Call Aresh at 917-518-9987 or for more info